Mandolin Kitchen

4.6
236 Reviews
$30 and under
Mediterranean
We will be open for takeout Mon-Fri 3pm-9pm and Sat-Sun 1pm-9pm starting April 13th. Call (404) 705-8880 to order!

Authentic Turkish and Mediterranean cuisine with Aegean atmosphere. Join us for a unique experience.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 236 people are saying
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vipWolfn404
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and extremely attentive staff. We came in about 45 mins till closing and they were fine with seating us. Both the hummus and the baklava are fresh made daily and done on site. They are a must try.

My steak kabob was cooked properly , not overdone and the rice was perfectly cooked.

Would absolutely suggest it as a must dine at for all my friends.

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vipGinaD
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience4

We have been to Mandolin Kitchen several times and have always enjoyed the food. This time was a different story! We ordered the same dishes that we have in the past and they were not the same. The seasoning, the presentation and taste was all off. So much so, that we asked our server if ownership had changed. She told us that the chef was on vacation for several weeks and someone else was cooking. She also mentioned that all the servers had changed, which we had noticed. In the past, the servers where all Turkish, which was nice, since it is a Turkish Restaurant. They knew about the preparation of the food and how to serve it, ( such as offering to filet a whole fish, instead of plopping the whole fish on the table). Now , all the servers were of a different ethnicity and I am pretty sure that the the current chef is as well, because the food was not authentic. Another family near us complained that their soup was not the same and neither was the preparation/presentation. Unfortunately, we will not be going back and will no longer recommend it to friends. There are too many good restaurants in Sandy Springs, to bother going back again. If, indeed the chef was really on an extended vacation, they should have closed temporarily and informed patrons that they will reopen on a certain date.

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EXCELLENT
Western NC
14 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

There were 6, of us, at a rectangular table. However, the noise level allowed everyone, to participate in conversation.
All, of our party, RAVED about their meals... except me. I ordered the jumbo shrimp dish; and, found the shrimp, to be overcooked and quite tasteless.. The accompanying salad was unremarkable; and, the rice was... rice.

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vipLibbi
Atlanta
24 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food was very good, especially the lamb. on the pricey side. Service was pleasant and not at all rushed.

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vipTali
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is the third time we have been there and we absolutely love, love love it! Love the owner Berat and his staff. The food to the ambiance is just perfect. I just wished it was near Alpharetta because the place we have near us is not good at all. My husband and I don’t mind driving out to Sandy Springs for this yummy goodness!

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vipbeverlyb
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress, Roxanne, was excellent. We enjoyed a great meal topped off by the delicious rice pudding.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
21 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service, super clean also. We went for lunch and had a wonderful experience, everything is fresh and tasty.

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vipKMark
Louisville
39 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Several lamb dishes had tomato sauce on the lamb. We were surprised by this. Did not really enjoy the meal. Waitress was very nice, though

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vipPrimaDonna
Atlanta
137 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This could have been five stars, but the smell of hookah smoke coming through the air vents and open door to another room lowered the experience. The food is delicious and plentiful. Lots of appetizers to choose from. Lamb dishes are exceptional. Salmon was prepared perfectly. Dessert of flan was enough for four to share. If they figure out how to keep the smoke out, we'll be back!

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vipsystole
Atlanta
27 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food, large portions, very friendly staff and a helpful valet attendant. Will definitely return.

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vipLovedit
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderfully flavorful meal with delightfully friendly and helpful staff. We had a lovely meal.

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BobbyD
Jacksonville
3 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We went there as a group of 12 people for a client dinner. Everything was great!. Food was amazing and the service was very very good. Highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant, I really recommend it. Food and staff were amazing.

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DyanJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious place for Turkish food. Highly recommend the Mix Grill to share with friends. So much food and easy on the wallet!!

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kenM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, menu and wine selection, service and location. Terrific value, suitable for any occasion.

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MabelB
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Roxane was my server. She was beyond accommodating and suggested great plates and dessert.

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MarcusM
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Good casual food for a Sunday nite!
Very nice service, not a fancy place, thus a great neighborhood experience!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was absolutely delicious but they were short on staff so service was a little slow.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent authentic food. You can eat very healthy and clean. Great service

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vipFoodie
Atlanta
93 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very good and authentic food. Shish kabob, cheese pita, and knafe are all recommended. Service was also good. Any who like Mediterranean style cuisine should enjoy this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience, the food is excellent. The seating for two can be a bit tight.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service. Some menu items were not available to order.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service!

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vipMaryEllenB
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience3

First time trying. Very good service and fresh, flavorful Turkish/ Mediterranean food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great experience! The food was excellent! Will return soon.

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NadiaE
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff, great food and worth the money i had my 3 kids with me and they loved everything

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kenM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food, creative menu. Great value
Friendly, personable service. Very convenient location in the heart of sandy springs.

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DanD
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food!

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MortonS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Service was good. Lentil soup was excellent. Salmon was tasteless.

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vipTrishaD
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

5e food was excellent, our server was extremely friendly and helpful. The flavours were to die for. Will definitely be returning.

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vipspur
Atlanta
32 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great personal attention that have come to expect and look forward to.

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vipJenfromGeorgia
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was amazing - too amazing actually. I ate waaaayyyy to much! Great service, great atmosphere - I'll definitely be back!

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vipAKPerimeter
Atlanta
52 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mandolin Kitchen became one of our best restaurants in Sandy Springs. Great friendly service and great food. Our favorites are cabbage rolls, shish kebab, lamb chops. Great place for a weekend dinner.

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DanielO
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food, but especially good service. Everyone from the hostess to the bartender stopped by our table to make sure we were properly taken care of. I let them know it was my fiancee's birthday and they not only sang happy birthday, they brought out complimentary Baklava with a sparkler in it. I only wish that they had a few further options as far as drinks. I definitely recommend this place for a good night out with friends and loved ones.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Very flavorful upper eastern Mediterranean food. Great flavors and excellent value. Valet (only) parking is unnecessary here.

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vipAKPerimeter
Atlanta
52 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great very friendly service. If you like meat you won't be disappointed.

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vipMia1
Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food, good service and very friendly . Become our regular place to dine.

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vipspur
Atlanta
32 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience4

Get together with friends. First time we were disappointed. The appetizers were great, as usual! The service was slow, we had to keep searching for assistance. Two of us ordered salmon as an entree, both were raw, and had to return to the kitchen. The lavash came to the table after requesting it , but it was not baked or seasoned...it was like a raw tortilla! Not sure we will go back. We have eaten there 10 times and we were very disappointed.

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vipbosslady
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My brother's girlfriend is Turkish so this reservation was for her. Not only did they have Turkey wine but the traditional Turkish dish was as she said" a little piece of home and the best she's had state side". She was able to speak Turkish with the waiter which made her experience perfect. For me the hummus and dips were lovely and fresh as was the fire roasted bread. A very nice evening for sure!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Took a party of 5 to Mandolin Kitchen for my Mother-in-law's 80th birthday. They were very accommodating, finding a booth in which we could all fit comfortably. Started with a trio plate of dips, which were all good. The bread, I must note was excellent. Some pita, some similar to focaccia. Everyone was pleased with their main choice. We had the shrimp kebobs, whole sea bass, salmon, and lamb shank. Everything was cooked to perfection and delicious. Service was pleasant, but a little inattentive. I think there may have only been one waiter for the several tables active. Just a minor point. Otherwise a pleasantt surprise, better than Rumi, at a lower price point...

FAQs

Mandolin Kitchen does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Mandolin Kitchen also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (404) 705-8880.

Mandolin Kitchen is rated 4.6 stars by 236 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.