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About Paschal's Restaurant

Located in the heart of the historic Castleberry Hill Neighborhood you will find Paschal’s Atlanta Restaurant, an icon complete with a rich history from six decades. Paschal’s is known for its exceptional Southern Cuisine, upscale atmosphere, and a retro style that gives customers the perfect southern hospitality experience. Paschal’s enhances its dining experience with warm and inviting private and semi -private dining areas. Whatever the occasion; weddings, family reunions, business meetings, or special celebrations, Paschal’s is the perfect choice, and we look forward to serving you.

180 Northside Drive, SW
Atlanta, GA 30313
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Southern, Soul food, Creole / Cajun / Southern

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11am to 9pm

Friday and Saturday: 11am to 11pm

Sunday Brunch: 11am to 4pm

Sunday Dinner: 4pm to 8pm

Cross Street:
Fair Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(404) 525-2023

Website:
http://www.paschalsatlanta.com/

Parking Details:
Parking is complimentary and available in the Castleberry Inn lot and H.J. Russell & Co. lot across the street.

Public Transit:
We are located on the Marta Bus Line.

Executive Chef:
Arthur Banks

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer five private event options perfect for business luncheons, social events, networking mixers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings. We can accommodate from 20 to 350 guests for your next event. Please call 404-420-7030 for details and to book your next event!

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Paschal's Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.0

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Comfort Food (26)
Good for a Date (18)
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Special Occasion (15)
Good for Groups (14)
Worth the Drive (14)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Romantic (12)
Fun (10)
Business Meals (10)
Great for Lunch (9)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Cozy (9)
Great for Brunch (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Kid-friendly (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Authentic (5)
Bar Seating (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Happy Hour (4)
People Watching (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Spicy (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Healthy (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Live Music (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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 (New England)·Dined 4 days ago

While on Open Table, I chose Paschal's based on being the highest rated restaurant available at the time I wanted. That night I left Paschal's a huge fan of the cajun wings, the fried chicken, and the pecan pie! Most importantly, our server Jackie was fun, attentive and every recommendation she gave our table was spot on! A night with friends could not have been anymore fun - thank you Paschal's and thank you Jackie.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

My first time dining at Paschal's and will definitely not be my last! I had a special night planned with dear friends and I wanted to choose a restaurant near to Morehouse College because we had tickets after dinner to see a performance of The Nutcracker. I did some research of venues in the area and found Paschal's to be a perfect spot. I made our reservations for 5:30pm and arrived around 15 mins before my friends. The hostess was so pleasant she checked me in and suggested I sit at the bar until they arrived. I was immediately impressed with the decor and ambiance - the walls were adorned with photographs of great leaders of the Civil Rights movement. Just everything about the restaurant spoke to a clientele of ladies and gentlemen!

I had a drink at the bar and my friends arrived and we were escorted to our table - a booth, very comfortable, and the area around us was busy but still quiet enough to hold conversation. Our waiter came to the table immediately and where do I begin! He was outstanding the entire night - professional, patient, and friendly. He offered recommendations, and continued to check if we needed anything. I would like to make sure he is recognized for his service. My receipt has listed " server 1178 Barshea" I'm not sure if that is a first or last name!

We ordered drinks to start, did not order appetizers although there were so many good choices. My friends ordered the slow cooked ribs, one ordered seafood pasta, and I had the catfish etoufee which was amazing and perfect portion. All our entrees included a choice of two sides. I had the collard greens and mac n'cheese. We had dessert - our server suggested the strawberry shortcake which I'm normally not a fan but it was so creamy and fresh!
My friends were so happy with my choice and that meant everything! Loved Paschal's, our service, and will be back!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

I visited Paschal's on Sunday December 3, 2017 to celebrate my birthday. My friends were from Detroit and they really enjoyed the food and the ambiance at Paschal's. I will be on my list to visit again.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Casual, Romantic, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Traveling in town for a holiday concert. Decided to try this legendary southern destination. Loved to food and decor. Friendly service as well.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

I was excited about dining at this restaurant but unfortunately I was very disappointed. The service was horrible and the food was not much better.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

The restaurant should communicate with open table. I made a reservation drove all the way there and they were closed.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 24, 2017

My family and I like to attend for Thanksgiving every year. We were scheduled for 1 p.m as another family also. The seating was a little long and the hostess asked how many was in my party like 5 times. The dessert table is usually great, what turned me off this year were the donuts. Who eats donuts for dessert? I appreciated the addition of the breakfast bar to the buffet and my server was very nice and attentive.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was amazing and our server was knowledgeable and very attentive . The great service actually started at the front door before we entered. The valet was warm and welcoming. We will definitely be back

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our waiter Sean was the best. We have eaten here for the past several years for Thanksgiving and it never disappoints.

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

The serivce was awful. Did not have a server at our table for 20-30 minutes and took about 10 minutes to get water. The kitchen refused to give us more cornbread and the food was not that great.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Decided to go to Paschal’s restaurant to meet with a friend. The history associated with Paschal’s is great and I wanted to try an Atlanta landmark, not a chain restaurant. We ordered our food, my Dad started with the gumbo which he thoroughly enjoyed and then the catfish ettouffe. He stated that it was remarkable and the shrimp on top of the catfish were large. I initially ordered the shrimp and grits. The gravy was delicious, but the grits were soupy and they quickly whisked then away and replaced it with fried chicken, macaroni and cheese and greens. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS COMBINATION. I would love to return during my next trip in January and try the shrimp and grits again. I highly recommend this restaurant. Cammy was a great server and all of the staff were professional and wanted make sure that we were pleased with our food and service. Please support this restaurant!!’

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We were visiting the Atlanta area for a conference. We chose Paschal's for some "Southern Comfort Food" and it didn't disappoint! Loved the fried chicken and catfish and the sides were amazing...and definitely not what we can get where I live. Our waiter, Shawn, was great, fun, talkative, paid attention to when we needed him and when we needed to be left alone. I will be back next time I'm in Atlanta!

Tags: Fun, Bar Seating, Casual, Business Meals, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Visiting from CA.

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Terrible! Place was dirty. Service was awful. They ran out of their chicken. The chicken!! It’s the signature item on the menu. There were 9 people in my party and they brought out 2 dishes that were ready. The others had to wait 25 minutes for their food to be ready. Reservation was at 7:30, we didn’t sit until 8:10. Hot mess

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was perfect; ribs tender and the yams are always so good. I ordered two sides of yams lol. I didn't really like the hostess' attitude, but our server Jackie was delightful!!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Hot Spot
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

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Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 11, 2017

I ordered their famous fried chicken, yams, and mac and cheese. The chicken was just okay, although, you get three big pieces. The sides were excellent though. We also had some cocktails which were smaller than normal but delicious. The appetizer was fried green tomatoes and the dipping sauce was great. It's very quiet and we enjoyed the live music.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Live Music, Comfort Food, Cozy, Late-night Find, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Loved the vibe, my Salmon salad was good, my dates Chicken not so much. Loved the fire cracker shimp.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 8, 2017

A little piece of history and fantastic food all in one place! You have not had fried chicken unless you got it from Paschal's!

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had an amazing time at Paschal’s! You must try the fried green tomatoes and the fried chicken was out of this world. Jackie was our server and she provided great service. She shared the history of Paschal’s and took us on a tour to view all of the historical photos. Amazing meal and a must try when you are in Atlanta!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The rosemary chicken dinner with collard greens and macaroni and cheese was extremely good but the service was not so much. The waitress brought out the cornbread when my friend and I were almost finished with our dinner. Smh. Usually the bread is brought out before the main course.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I had reservations to accommodate 2 and was still put by the busiest area - by the kitchen. We can see that they needed help because our waitress was too busy to even take our drink order. We ordered the NY strip and southern fried chicken. The steak was too salty! He couldn't finish it. The fried chicken was excellent though! His side order was cheese broccoli and mashed potatoes. they forgot the cheese on the broccoli, so the waitress took it back and it was a while before it came back. The collard greens were too salty as well. I don't know what happen, but the 2 times that I had came here it was superb! This was 3 years ago.

Tags: Spicy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Omg, the best Southern comfort food! Was so impressed with my order, I told several friends immediately who live out of state but will be visiting this year. Waitstaff wad helpful and the food came out quickly and hot. Will make an effort to get back here next time I am in town and miss my mother's cooking, cause this is just as good if not more delicious! Book the table now!

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 (London)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Wonderful flavours of traditional Southern Cuisine - but all of the best quality ingredients. Staff was so kind and welcoming, even though I was the only solo customer in the dining room. They treated me like a local and made some fabulous restaurant recommendations. This place is not to be missed when visiting Atlanta.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Spicy, Casual, Fun, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 28, 2017

My family and I decided to go to Paschal’s for lunch as a part of my mother’s birthday. We were there for 50 min before our food came out. Our server started out good but became annoyed at some point during his work day while we were there and became very short with us. Not one time during our meal did he come by to check on us. When our food came out he asked us in a very sharp tone if we needed anything before he went to the kitchen (the undertone was, tell me now because I don’t plan to go back for anything). Overall, the food was great! However, the time it took for the food to come out and our annoyed waiter, just made our first experience at Paschal’s a fair one.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Bought a 100 dollar gift card with 2 movie tickeys from groupon with ultimate date night groupon. Its only stated that i had to spend $50 to use it. When i received my check i was told that i could only use $25 of my $100 dollar gift card. My check came up to $133.00. It was ny aunts birthday. I asked if i could break the checks up and he said it had to be per party. Then when i showed the groupon to the manager he said he dont know why they would give me a $100 gift card cause the restaurant only has $25 dollar gift cards. So now i have $75 worth of paschal’s gift cards left smh. I woukd have chosen another place because i bought the gift card as a gift.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

I wish I could give this review more stars because we came here on a recommendation, but service was less than sub-par/stellar. Made a reservation on open table and was told to list the exact number of our party in notes section (we had 15), but when we checked in the hostess only saw reservation for 7. Our party (this was for a birthday party) was split between two tables, even though the restaurant was not busy (we were able to finish the entire meal with the tables next to us empty - these could have easily been pushed together so our complete bday party could sit together). The children were required to sit together (hostess said it was safer this way), even though there weren’t enough seats at the round table for all the parents to sit with their children. A lady came in asking people for money (stopped at a few tables - each of our two tables as well), but management was quick to usher her outside.

Wait staff forgot portions of our order, handed us dirty plates for appetizers (and disappeared for a while so we couldn’t even bring to their attention), didn’t bring enough silverware, and half the drink items weren’t available. Our server stated that the coke machine has been down for “a while” and the children’s drink options were severely limited.

Got mixed reviews from the party on food (shrimp etoufee was super salty, fried chicken was just “ok”) but my salmon was DELICIOUS! I would def order this if I ever returned.

I think this restaurant might be ok for date night, but I wouldn’t trust for a large party again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

My Husband order the bbq rib and the server came back and said they will not be ready for another 3 hr...it was on 5 pm...pretty disappointed. Then server disappeared for almost 20 min. The price are to high for the food. The fried chicken plate $17 for 3 small a** pieces of chicken and 2 tiny side. Not worth it at all. The pasta was $19 for a 10 oz serving. That's crazy. Never again. Not worth it at all.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The legacy does continue ...the food was superb

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 (Richmond)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Horrible service along with the fact the food wasn't all that. If you really want fried chicken, highly recommend Popeye's over what they had to offer any day. Our server was rude and messed up the order.

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

The food was amazing and the history even better. Our waitress was great and the team was quite accommodating to our large party.

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·Dined on October 15, 2017

I made a reservation but when I arrived I was told there would be a 30min wait. We told the Hostess we will wait for a table at the bar. In the end I think she forgot about us. What saved the experience for me was the bartender, food and Ambience. The bartender who we found out shares a birthday month with my wife. Noticed that we still hadn't been seated after 30-40 min and found us a nice table. From there she was attentive to our needs and made the night out worth while. My ribs we fall of the bone good and I enjoyed the open space of the restaurant.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Grabbed a last minute reservation to have dinner with a work friend. The casual setting was perfect for catching up.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We picked this restaurant because it was close to the Mercedes Benz stadium. We ended up with early reservations because all the other times were taken - so - call for reservations early. We were coming after a tour of the stadium - which ran long - and I called to let them know we would be a little late and they were very nice about it. The food was really good - big servings.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 5, 2017

What a great place! Loved the food and the service was great!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Overall my experience was good. The only complaint is slow service.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Seasonal, Tasting Menu, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We were there to celebrate a birthday and had several friends in town to join the festivities. Out of the 10 in our party, only 1 had been to the restaurant before and it was years ago. Once our party arrived we were seated (wish the table was a little larger for such a large party), but we made it work. Our waiter, Tim, was everything! He was completely transparent as it related to any of our requests. He also performed a wonderful rendition of the Happy Birthday song to my sister which is the reason we were celebrating. The most important thing, was the food which was beyond good. Once the appetizers arrived and everyone started digging in, the table was quiet - which is always a good sign. Overall, we truly enjoyed our experience, the ambiance, the food and definitely Tim, our waiter. Thank you for a great experience Paschal's, and please believe I will be returning - sooner than later.

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 (Miami)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Food did not taste as good as expected. The price value was good, but the service was average at best. Forced to park valet which is unnecessary.

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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Came highly recommended. Great historical spot! Food took too long to come, was cold and not particularly tasty. Service was outstanding!

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

This restaurant was amazing! The food was great and the service was better!

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