Paschal's Restaurant

3.9
901 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
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  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Southern, Soul food, Creole / Cajun / Southern
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday: 11am to 9pm

Friday and Saturday: 11am to 11pm

Sunday Brunch: 11am to 4pm

Sunday Dinner: 4pm to 8pm
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Phone number
(404) 525-2023
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Arthur Banks
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Fair Street
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Parking details
Parking is complimentary and available in the Castleberry Inn lot and H.J. Russell & Co. lot across the street.
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Public transit
We are located on the Marta Bus Line.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 901 People Are Saying
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3.9based on recent ratings
4.1
food
3.7
service
4.1
ambience
3.8
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Very nice restaurant and food is very good and the atmosphere is great indoors and outdoors my waiter was very alert answered questions and made sure we were good and taken care of

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3.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Not worth the $39.95 we were charged. They served wingettes as to whole pieces of chicken I was expecting!!!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Fathers Day was great. The food was wonderful and the staff was amazing...

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2.0Dined on June 16, 2018

The service was terrible for the restaurant not to be busy the waitress we had was to busy rushing to run and speak with her co workers than spending time to check on us and to make sure we were satisfied with our orders. I ordered the catfish entree and the fillet I received was so big that it wasn't cooked all the way. I ate my sides greens and mac and cheese and my wife ordered the chicken dinner her chicken wasn't cooked throughly also. It took us 20 mins to receive our food once our order was placed.and another 15 to find our waitress after we received our food to ask for our check. This was my first time visiting this restaurant and from this experience I will not be returning any time soon

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3.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Excellent food, but the service was just a bit slow.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Great food and great atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on June 9, 2018

The restaurant was great. Valet parking is offered, just make sure you tip even though it's complimentary because they do work hard. The restaurant gives you the feel of an upscale restaurant and not a soul food place. The food, oh the food was great. This was the best fried chicken that I've ever had. The only thing that I would change is the service that we got. The waiter was not nasty or rude, it's just that once we got our food he never came back to our table until we were finished eating. We needed refills and we were done eating for at least 15 minutes before he even came back to the table. Other than that, it was a great experience.

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2.0Dined on June 9, 2018

I’m from Chicago looking for soul food. This wasn’t authentic drinks were sweet food was bland

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4.0Dined on June 3, 2018

Everything was fantastic. I will be returning!!

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2.0Dined on June 2, 2018

Waitress left us waiting for appetizer then had us wait for water!! Food was not what we expected after seeing reviews about how good it was. My first and probably last visit.

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3.0Dined on May 28, 2018

Food was so flavorful and delicious. Service was not that great but I would come back for the food alone.

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5.0Dined on May 26, 2018

Tried Old Lady Gang and was VERY disappointed!! Paschals made up for it, yams awesome, Mac n cheese awesome, catfish awesome, and greens! Great atmosphere!

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1.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Waited over an hour after making a reservation. Then another 20 minutes to actually be served. The waiter Zach was very personable but was a terrible waiter. Our drinks were left at the bar for 20 minutes. Had to ask several times for flatware. Never got it. Had to ask 3 different servers for a pen to sign the receipt after having to hunt someone down to get the bill. Bathroom hazard in the mens room toliet leaked all over the floor with no sign for caution. After all this we still paid and tipped, but this was unfortunately our first and last time ever going to this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Southern love goes into there food. I enjoyed everything I ate very good!

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5.0Dined on May 22, 2018

I've been to Paschal's off and on for several years for brunch/dinner with friends or for post-graduation parties. Today, I brought along several colleagues for a business lunch following a meeting at one of the nearby colleges. I was a bit worried about spotty service and possible long wait times, which I've experienced in the past. But today, everything was perfect! The service was great. Our server was extremely attentive and helpful. We had a reservation for 11:00, our group was the first to arrive that day; no wait for seating at all. This was the first visit for my colleagues and I was proud to share a bit of the West End flavor with them. As usual the chicken was hot, well-seasoned, and tasty.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

It was not crowded when we arrived, but the receiving area became congested and noisy as we waited to be seated. It was hard to hear our name when our party was called. The food was delicious and there was plenty to choose from. Our waiter, Eli, was very efficient and accommodating. However, the seats were too low and it was difficult getting in and out of our booth. Firmer and higher seats would have been better. My mother didn't want to complain so the waiter didn't about our seats. Overall we enjoyed our brunch and we'll be back again!

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Kept running out of food

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

The Mothers Day Brunch was disappointing. Not the Paschal’s I know and love.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great food!

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

If I could rate my experience less I really would. Everything seemed to have been running smooth until it was actually time to start seating the 2pm reservation guest. My family and I arrived at the restaurant around 130pm, we knew we had to wait until 2pm to be seated which was fine. So at 2pm the hostess started to call the "smaller parties " first or so I thought they were. Needless to say we were told after 30 min of extra waiting that we would still have to wait for the upstairs to be cleared, all while they were seating people up stairs. Fastforward to we finally getting a seat at almost 3pm, only to not have a server and there was no food upstairs to accommodate the people that was seated in that area. When they finally brought food, it was gone so quickly because everyone was waiting that some people still didnt get any. A server finally came to our table but it took him forever to bring the drinks ( im not blaming him). The chef cooking the omelets sweat was fall in the food, the downstairs had options on their buffett that the upstairs did not have, the hostess during check in seemed to be nervous, confused and just out of it. Overall the resturant could not handle that type of volume on a holiday and should reconsider their strategy when it comes to serving on Holidays. My Morher's Day meal was ruined, we paid for an over priced buffett only go home just as hungry as we arrived. That was my first time and my last time patronizing this resturant.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was very good. It was Mother’s Day so was very crowded. Took a while to get our drinks and buffet kept running out of food. Overall we had a pretty good time because the food was really good once they replenished the buffet.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother's Day, had reservation for 12. The wait wasn't long once your name was given. The live singer was a LITTLE TO LOUD with all the people in the restaurant. It made it difficult just to hear each other. That part could have been left out. Overall it was nice.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

This visit was just bad. We had a 12 noon reservation but we were not seated until 12:30. Once we were seated, no wait staff came to the table for 15-20 minutes. This was a Mother's Day buffet (40.00 per person) After the wait staff arrived, we requested water but her main speech was to advise us that we only had 1.5 hours at eat. The wait staff arrived with the water after 2 more request for the water. Also after being seated, we also went to the bar to order drinks. (4 times) We needed more water so we flagged down a passing busboy and asked him to bring us a pitcher of water. HE ALSO STARTED TO REMOVE THE DIRTY PLATES FROM THE TABLE AND HE ALSO REFILLED THE WATER PITCHER. The next time wait staff stopped by was when she brought us our check. THERE NEEDS TO BE SOME MAJOR TRAINING TAKING PLACE. Loved your food but I just can't return anytime soon. PLEASE TRY AND FIX SOME OF THE ABOVE PROBLEMS.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch was well organized and we didn’t have to wait to be seated

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Where to begin..

I was at Paschal's for Mother's Day. I was really expecting Paschal's to offer its absolute best for all of the wonderful mother's that would be dining with them. I had a reservation for a table of 10. I feel like Paschal's dropped the ball on this one, the ambiance felt really cheap, the food was really cheap and basic. I expected them to really go big for a day as special as Mother's day, especially since it was $39.99 per person with a full fee charge for every person who didn't show up for the reservation. The menu.. Fried chicken wings, yes WINGS.. Blackened Tilapia (the cheapest fish on the market) Mac n'cheese, Greens etc... There was a omelette/waffle station. There was no carving station. There were many moments when the guests were waiting for long periods time on a refresh of the food on the buffet, and after about an hour it felt like those refreshes weren't happening at all. A lot of the food was over cooked. I could go on about how CHEAP the entire experience felt but I think I've made that point.

There are many other brunch/buffet style restaurants in the Atlanta area that I've been to before on special occasions that I'd recommend... Copelands, Rays on the River, Chateau Elan, etc
I wouldn't recommend Paschal's to anyone. I think I could've got a better experience at Golden Corral.

Simply put, if Paschal's was not prepared to join the circuit of great brunch/buffet style restaurants to enjoy a meal on a special day such as Mother's day etc, they should not have presented themselves as such a restaurant. Previous to my experience at Paschal's I had heard really great things about the restaurant, this was my first time at the restaurant and will more than likely be the last time.

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1.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch for $39.99. Soft drinks and coffee NOT included. We got there at 10:00AM for our 10:00AM reservation. Was seated in the door at 10:30. Then they overbooked and we were put in a banquet room next to this kitchen door that slammed constantly. No bacon for 40 minutes. Sodas were flat and had to be sent back. Other buffet food was mediocre. Could have gone to Golden Corral for $18 a piece.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch was delicious! Much better system having reservations only. We were seated within a few minutes and received excellent service throughout our meal.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Everything was awesome! My mom and sister had never been here and they enjoyed it to the fullest although my mom said it was too loud. The food was amazing and the server was very sweet.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

My first time eating at Paschal in years and I must say that I really enjoyed it me took my husband and he enjoyed eating at Paschal it was a frist for him and can't wait to go back

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

The food was great! It just took a couplle minutes before our server came to get drink orders

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed dining at Paschal's. The restaurant and its owners had a storied history in Atlanta and as part of the Civil Rights movement. The food was delicious. And I look forward to a return visit in the near future.

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3.0Dined on May 10, 2018

Service was a little slow but the food was worth the wait. The hostess could use some training because she completely ignored my request for seating. I am training my child to sit at the dinner table in a booster seat, which is what I requested. She completely ignored me, grabbed a high chair like she knows what’s best. I wanted to complain to the manager about her disregard of my request but my husband asked me not too. The service from the waiter and another gentleman made our experience so much better.

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1.0Dined on May 6, 2018

They waited til about an hr before we got there to tell us, that we couldn’t get reservations until 5 . Due to the fact the schedule change, we were on a time schedule because I rented a party bus. And to turn around and pay $100 dollars due to going off schedule with the restaurant

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2018

Enjoyed our visit , service was good,waiter was extremely slow at checkout. Upon getting our cars from valet ,one guest key’s were lost or misplaced . I ended up taking her home to Powder Spring Ga ( I live about five minutes from Greenbrair Mall. She was notified at about 10pm that her keys were dropped in another person car.At that time it was too late for her to come get her car( she is about 77 years old) someone brought her keys Sunday morning about 8 am. We are retired nurses from Grady Memorial Hospital School of Nurses Class of September 1965.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Great restaurant and the food is amazing!

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

The food was great, but the service was horrible. Our waiter didn’t ask us if we wanted a appetizer when we got our drinks, so when we wanted to order the appetizer it wouldn’t come out until our food was ready. Then he never came back to fill our water cups. Our beers had a very large head on them so it wasn’t a full beer. It took forever for him to bring our condiments for our food. Lastly we waited over 30 mins after we finished our food for him to even ask if we wanted the check or if we wanted desert or anything. It didn’t seem like there was a large crowd or big event going on so don’t know why the service was like that. Maybe this is a restaurant for when you have a lot of time on your hands and want to spend time with family and friends and not for people who are on a time limit. Food was hot and delicious though, reminded me of home.

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5.0Dined on April 27, 2018

We stayed until closing talking and no one kicked us out. That’s outstanding in my opinion!

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

First time eating here.... an absolutely amazing. I had the fried chicken yams and a salad with an uptown and I’ll definitely be back for more

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Paschals is a great restaurant with some of the best fried chicken I have ever eaten. The macaroni was okay but the highlight is the fried chicken. Great ambience excellent customer service

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Good soul food, love the ambiance, a little over priced

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