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About Old Vinings Inn

In the quaint & historic town of Vinings, Old Vinings Inn is steeped in fond memories and heritage. Our house has served many functions in its past - a post office, a general store, a filling station - and for the last 25 years we welcome you into our home celebrating life's milestones or just simply an elegant, gracious, and tasteful Southern dining experience!

We serve classic Southern fare like our famous Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Shrimp & Grits plus amazing modern Southern cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients by our award winning Executive Chef Chris Lee. We also offer smaller plates in our Attic Bar that features great, local live music Wednesday-Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoon.

Join us today and be a part of history in the making!

3011 Paces Mill Road
Atlanta, GA 30339
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Southern, Comfort Food, American

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Bar
Mon–Sat 4:00 pm–1:00 am
Sun 3:00 pm–9:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Paces Mill and Paces Ferry

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(770) 438-2282

Website:
http://www.oldviningsinn.net/

Entertainment:
Live music Wednesday - Saturday evenings! Visit www.oldviningsinn.net to view the schedule

Parking Details:
Valet parking available

Executive Chef:
Chris Lee

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Private Dining

The Old Vinings Inn is Atlanta's premiere private dining venue, rich in history and Southern charm. We accommodate business dinners, corporate events, as well as bridal and baby showers, and all other life milestones and celebrations.

Old Vinings Inn Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Quiet

94% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (36)
Good for a Date (35)
Special Occasion (32)
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Quiet Conversation (32)
Cozy (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Romantic (28)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Comfort Food (20)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Authentic (16)
Live Music (15)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Great for Brunch (11)
Business Meals (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Good for Groups (10)
Great for Lunch (10)
Casual (9)
Local Ingredients (8)
Seasonal (8)
Fun (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Notable Wine List (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Great Beer (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tapas (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

We went as a Valentine's date. We were seated in what appeared to be the outside deck. There was vinyl panels hanging down to shield you from the weather. Made for horrible viewing. Next reservation I will request not to sit there unless it's in the Spring or Fall. I had the blackened redfish and my wife had the salmon. Both meals were good not great. Since it is a small menu, my wife struggled for something to suit her taste. Our waiter was nice a little over talkative and hard to understand as he talked so fast and had a Wisconsin accent. Talkative is fine, but when you can't understand him you don't want to keep saying.... huh?. Other staff was very friendly as well. We would go back again.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

As always we left full and happy. I cannot think of our waiters name (maybe Steve or John) and his teammate Julie our waitress are always a delight to have looking after us while dinning at old vinnings inn. They don't get any better than those 2! Very professional but at the same time really caring and very personable. It is always a treat when we get seated and find out they will be taking care of us. We have never had anything to eat there that wasn't outstanding! So if you get a chance to eat at old vinnings inn "I say run don't walk"! Enjoy. Mother/daughter known there as Night owls

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined 7 days ago

The Vinings Inn has gotten a little rundown looking and the service, while friendly, was not very professional.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a good time coming back to Old Vinings Inn after an extended absence. We were reminded of the good food and relaxing ambiance of the restaurant. The service was very friendly and accommodating. Typically we come there on holidays and special occasions but would consider on "normal" days as well.

Tags: Business Meals, Fun, Seasonal, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 14, 2018

We celebrated Valentine’s Day at Old Vinings Inn, and we had a lovely and romantic experience. Our table was set beautifully, we could hear the strains of live jazz coming from upstairs, our wine was superb, the food was delicious, our server was friendly, knowledgeable, and courteous, and everything about our evening was perfect. We will definitely be back!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Great evening in this historic venue!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I was very surprised with Linen a Candles on the table, the waiters were dressed in jeans and flannel shirts. That seemed to be worn, takes away the ambience of dining!
Was a special occasion, which I told several people. Dessert came and was just put on the table with no candle or greeting.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Worst place ever. Manager was rude!!!
Food was worst ever all burnt.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Our waitress was great and so was the bartender!! Very nice and friendly

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Love the brunch. All the servers are a pleasure to deal with. Friendly, engaging and genuine.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Great service. Really good food. Very low noise level (wednesday night)

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 29, 2018

We were celebrating our anniversary and everything was perfect - food, service, ambience, noise level. Unfortunately for the restaurant but great for us, we had the dining room almost to ourselves. (It was a Monday night and we were early.) The Inn comped us our choice of a dessert in honor of our anniversary! We will definitely go again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Went for wife's birthday and we had not been there in many years. I must say it was a perfect evening. Our sever was spot on with her recommendations. Her service was excellent. Now to the food it was first rate. There was 6 of us and we were all most happy with our meals. Every dish was cooked perfect and the taste could not have been any better. And don't forget the deserts they were amazing. We had a wonderful evening and even though it's a long drive for us we will be going back.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 28, 2018

I loved it so quaint and food was delicious. Just ask them to tirn off the heaters on the porch. You jave to jave the candied bacon.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was well prepared but basic. Quaint structure and decent service

Tags: People Watching, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The environment is a great date night location ... maybe not for a first date given it is very quaint and intimate. Good for couples who have been together and just want a place for good conversation and less people watching. Food was awesome. Started with the crab cake, yummy and not too bready. I had the short ribs and he had the red fish, with a side of Mac and cheese ..because... it’s date night :). Very well cooked and excellent flavor. Our server was friendly, attentive, but not annoying and did a great job making suggestions. Would definitely go again to try some other menu items and try out the rooftop bar.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 25, 2018

I take out of town colleagues every chance I get. This is me Go To restaurant to impress out oft owners.

Tags: Cozy, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 25, 2018

We were seated in the Bear Room which had a fireplace and was enclosed off. Rick our server was phenomenal. We so enjoyed our food and our time together and are sure to return. The live music was the icing on the cake. So great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Late-night Find, Romantic, Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Live Music, Fun, Comfort Food, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Our waiter, Chris, was wonderful and fulfilled our every need. He was attentive and was knowledgeable about the menu. Unfortunately the entrée I had was not very tasty and may have been a result of the meal I ordered. It was flank steak on the Sunday Supper menu. My husband thought his steak was fine.

Also, there was no N/A available. I know space is limited but surely a few cans of it could be kept.

We enjoy the bar and music upstairs and will be back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Live Music
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 21, 2018

I had visited this restaurant several years ago when there were different owners. We ordered "Caesar Salad" and "Springer Mountain Buttermilk Fried Chicken" we had high expectations for this meal, which it did not measured up to our expectations. The food was only okay and the portion size was a little less than our expectations. Our server was great which made our overall expereince good. I believe my review maybe bias since I was expecting my meal to be similar to another popular restaurant in Smyrna/Vinings area that has the same item on their menu.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Another wonderful evening at the Inn... stuck with our old standby - beef stroganoff - a couple of glasses of Prosecco, bread pudding, and some odd cappuccino (more milk coffee than a cappuccino)... thus the docking of a ⭐️... but this continues to be a tried and true local standby that I can count on for a great dining experience!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Everything was super nice, but the food was over priced.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 14, 2018

There was so many things on the menu that I liked. Will definitely return.

Tags: Comfort Food, Live Music, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This is a great place for Sunday brunch after church.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Cozy, Business Meals, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Most folks know the history of the Old Vinings Inn, from its days as a post office, as a general store and even as a filling-station. But we did not come for a history lesson, we went for its commitment to upscale Southern food.

Old Vinings Inn is a very quaint restaurant, and quiet enough for a nice date night. Plus if you have to wait, the waiting area (former living room) has a fireplace to keep you warm during these cold winter months.

As far as the food, we ordered the Charcuterie Plate, which was very good, especially their “lighter” pimento cheese and broad bean hummus. We also ordered the Trout and the Pork Chops. Despite the Trout being one of their staple items, I was underwhelmned. The Pork Chop, however, was fantastic, particularly with the shallot mustard sauce drizzled on top. Not being a huge Mac-and-Cheese guy, I subbed that in favor of brussel sprouts, which I was pleased by.

All in all, a fairly decent meal. Not the best, but certainly not the worst.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was very good. Jess gave us outstanding service. Very welcoming and pleasant. The restaurant has a charming feel to it. Go check it out!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 12, 2018

We had a outstanding birthday date. The service was great as was the food. There were very few people in the front room with us so it was nice to be able to talk with my wife quietly and enjoy our food. I recommend this place to anyone.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Food was delicious. I will be back for brunch with my ladies meet up group

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We live nearby and frequent avail ourselves to this wonderful restaurant. They food is always great and they have a wonderful group of friendly knowledgeable servers. The manager always comes by to see if we need anything.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We were seated right away. Lauren, our server was very attentive and fun. The appetizers of calamari and fried green tomatoes were excellent. 2 ordered shrimp and grits, one salmon, one scallops, and 2 red snapper. All of us thought the food was great. I hope to go back and highly recommend this restaurant.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

In a delightful neighborhood and the fiod was outstanding.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Authentic, People Watching, Bar Seating, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Great Beer, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a wonderful meal and the service was perfect!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Great ambiance and an overall pleasurable dining experience. The service was outstanding. The only negative was that some of my shrimp, from the shrimp and grits, were under cooked and were raw. In the spirit of full disclosure, they had lost their chef shortly before we dined with them. My wife's meal and the rest of mine was very good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Raum Hamburg)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always enjoy this historic restaurant with its cozy rooms and romantic ambiance. The menu has Southern roots with a creative flair and executed as promised. The service is always consistent and friendly. We have to travel a bit but it never fails our expectations.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 29, 2017

My group of four enjoyed the ambiance, friendliness of the staff, the warm welcome, variety of dishes on the menu and of course our selections which were up to expectations.

Tags: Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We went Christmas Eve thinking this would be the start of a new tradition. It will not be. We had an 8:00 reservation made through Open Table. We did not know we were the last folks to be seated. When we arrived we were only offered seating in the bar area or on the covered porch, despite most of the dining room being empty. And it appeared the manager is the one who offered us those two options. The hostess took us upstairs to the bar, which was blistering hot. We said no. She took us downstairs and as the manager was no longer at the front door, she seated us at a table. Service was slow as most of the staff were leaving v or waiting to leave. We get the fact people wanted to be home, but we made a reservation that the restaurant said was an available time. First time and not sure we would try again.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience and our meal at Old Vinings Inn on Christmas Eve. The Shrimp & Grits were the best I've ever had. Trout was good but not great. Pork chop was excellent. Loved the ambiance of the historic building. We will definitely go back!!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We dine there on Christmas Eve as our annual event. Noise level is good, great ambience, service is excellent and food is delicious.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Afternoon Coffee, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Seasonal, Late-night Find
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve out on the porch so disappointed since we made reservations weeks earlier. It had no ambience and smoke from outside drifting inside.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Fantastic all year round but especially on Christmas Eve!

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