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South City Kitchen Buckhead

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1719 Reviews
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$31 to $50
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Southern
We've been working hard to develop a plan to protect our guests & employees as we reopen our dining room. We take this responsibility seriously. Before you proceed with your reservation please take a moment to review our response to COVID-19.

- Enhanced safety & cleaning protocols: You can learn more about those efforts at fifthgroup.com/clean.
- We’ve gone cash-free: This will help us reduce points of contact between team members & guests.
- 20% service charge: We’re adding a 20% service charge to all guest checks in lieu of gratuity. This fee will be used by the restaurant to cover the additional wages paid to staff and other atypical expenses related to COVID-19.

Experience a feast for all five senses including buttermilk fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and she-crab soup; an outdoor/indoor patio with breath-taking views of the hustle and-bustle of Peachtree Street; an expansive bar where the most adventurous cocktail and wine lists a

Support South City Kitchen Buckhead during COVID-19

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
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 1719 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.7
food
4.7
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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TheGoodDoctor
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food and service were excellent and the COVID precautions, and procedures were standardized and thorough without inhibiting the dining experience.

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Donn
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

THE WAITER WAS A-1!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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JainekR
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2food1service4ambience3

There was hair in our potatoes.
We didn't say anything because we were in the moment of our time together we hadnt seen each other in awhile.So we didnt want to be fushing about food.
Other than that was nice.

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ValeriaH
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was OUTSTANDING. We were there Friday evening (Oct. 16)Our waiter was Emmanuel and he was just fantastic as was the gentleman that assisted him in bringing out our dishes. The food was absolutely delicious, the wine was great, the dessert, etc.; I just love this place! I live in Fl, but visit Atlanta a few times a year and I always make sure to come to South City Kitchen Buckhead or Midtown. Both are just wonderful. They have the best pork chops, the best chicken livers, the best crab cakes; you just can’t go wrong.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I enjoyed the ambiance, the decor, and the high level of service we experienced at South City Kitchen. They were very attentive and take the necessary precautions needed to keep their patrons safe and healthy during the dining experience.

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KatherineS
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thee BEST Fried Chicken Ive had in YEARS!!! And those BISCUITS!!! Amazing!!!

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vipShare
Philadelphia
104 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent. Marinated Butcher Steak (especially the butternut squash gratin), Springer Mountain Farms Fried Chicken, and Roasted Brussels were flavorful and delicious. I was disappointed with Banana Pudding Trifle which was too sweet and the candied corn puffs on top were really hard.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved the experience. Girls night out. Plan to return with our guys!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

The host that walked me to our table was very rude unprofessional! But the host standing next to her the guy was the complete opposite, Wich made up for it he was very kind and professional! Our waiter was good also.

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BethM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food was delicious and plentiful but the service was somewhat slow. I enjoyed the southern quisine!

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vipAlionatty
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

The famous fried chicken was much tastier before, not sure though what had changed in their recipe, but it’s not the same , so ur was disappointing. Also the $9 green salad is over priced, nothing was special about it , even the dressing mediocre or less.

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vipBrunchwithchampers
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Outdoor seating needs more open air circulation. It wasn’t truly outdoors, as we we in a veranda with vinyl windows.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My server Diamond was amazing!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I thoroughly enjoyed myself here. It warmed my heart that they told my handsome date happy birthday multiple times throughout the night. He felt so loved and I appreciate the staff for that. Our waiter, I cannot remember his name but I can say that he was impeccable from start to finish. I loved where we were seated and I certainly couldn’t have planned it any better. I can’t wait for us to return. I’ll certainly be making another reservation SOON!

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Astersdad
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

Service charge was a huge turnoff and as expected led to marginal service. Steak very chewy. Presentation weak

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QueenC
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great ambience and service. Everyone was very attentive to our needs. Very warm atmosphere.

JO
JOEF
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

South City Kitchen’s Management & Staff helped me propose to my now Fiancé. The service and the follow through was above and beyond. I will forever be grateful for their support. I’d like to think because of you all I am now engaged to marry the woman I love the most.

Thank you!

TM
TanyaM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delish. Service was great! Enjoyed the ambiance, outdoor dining.

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TulaW
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved South City Kitchen. Great, high quality food. Lovely spin on classic southern foods. We received excellent service. I had the Eufala drink and it was excellent. We loved the She Crab Soup and the pork chop! Will definitely be returning.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful experience!!

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HRHMBM
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants.
The menu is quite different. Not many entrees to choose from, it seemed to be more small plates/appetizers. However the means I did choose was excellent, and our server was very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We dined at South City Kitchen tonight in celebration of my cousins birthday! I had looked over the menu before and always wanted to dine. I’m glad this was our choice. The food was nothing short of amazing!! We tried their Top known dishes, the fried green tomatoes were excellent! The goat cheese on them delicious. My mom had the fried chicken with collard greens and mash potatoes, also a home run. I had the pork chop which was soooo good! I ate it all to the bone, the marinade was Phenomenal, I couldn’t do the bean salad due to an allergy so I subbed for collards! Which was a great choice. My cousin got the chicken livers, he was too enthusiastic about them but took down the mac n cheese and didn’t share lol he said it was excellent. For apps we got the jumbo carb cake and the grilled watermelon and heirloom tomato salad also wonderful. I wanted to try their famous peach upside down cake but it was sold out...next time for sure. I must also mention the drinks were great as well.

The service is great and the atmosphere is awesome 👏🏼

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vipGreg
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great as always

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was great food just expensive

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was great, but service a bit slow

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vipKevinR
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love South City Kitchen. We did our Thanksgiving dinner there last year. Tasty and great menu options for the whole family.

Recently went for Brunch in new COVID world. All servers and staff were safe, masked , courteous and quick! Best fried chicken an waffles I have ever had. Sat on the patio, lovely sunday brunch.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was great. We left our masks in the car and they provided one for us. The drinks are pricey but definitely worth every penny.

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OpenTable Diner
Detroit
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

South City Kitchen is a favorite spot on our drive to ourFlorida home. The food is first rate and love the ambiance. The restaurant also has strict COVID protocols. Overall, excellent experience as always.

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JamilaH
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing Emmanuel our server was exceptional , the ambiance was perfect for brunch with my sister circle. Really a great experience

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The host was awesome! Super friendly & funny. Our server was super kind & gave us wonderful service! The food was delicious and so were the drinks. I definitely recommend coming here!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We felt very safe. I observed the hostess cleaning the door handles and enforcing the mask mandate. Great job!!!

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Gelda
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just Amazing. My boyfriend & I love this place. ❤️

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food

TJ
TeeJay
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first visit. I really liked the location and city views from the patio. My waiter, Emmanuel, was amazing and paid such attention to my specific request...the best! The food was flavorful; I had the She-crab soup and jumbo lump crab cake. My drink was great, though I can’t recall the name, Emmanuel recommended it. Overall, my experience was a great one. Con: slightly pricy. Would definitely go back!

JC
vipJimC
Atlanta
41 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dishes not available elsewhere. Chicken livers unmatched anywhere.

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vipFoodie
Atlanta
31 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Everything went well, although our server may have forgotten to send in our carafe of Bellini; however he was very nice. They did last call at 2:00 but we didn’t know they closed then. My watermelon heirloom salsas was phenomenal as well as the fried green tomatoes. My she-crab soup was super thick and not quite as good. Overall, we enjoyed everything.

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SenorSavage
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and the awesome people that work at SCK in Buckhead are polite and awesome. A bit pricey but definitely worth it for some fantastic food. Perfect for a date night with great food and great alcohol drink selection.

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CharlesG
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great brunch experience for my family & I! Our server & greeter were both EXCELLENT!!! This kids enjoyed their options & my wife enjoyed her choice as well!

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TamiB
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner, knowledgeable server, super clean and socially distant dining area

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on August 8, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

Excellent job of following and enforcing current COVID-19 health and safety guidelines! Food was good. I thought the food was a bit too salty...but the outdoor dining ambiance was wonderful and the lemon gelato was the perfect way to end our meal.

FAQs

South City Kitchen Buckhead is rated 4.7 stars by 1719 OpenTable diners.

South City Kitchen Buckhead does offer gift cards which you can purchase here http://fifthgroup.com/gift-cards/.

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.