Southern Bistro at Chastain Park

4.7
272 reviews
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Southern Bistro is Chastain Park’s friendly neighborhood spot featuring approachable American cooking with classic Southern signatures including buttermilk fried chicken, Carolina trout and gulf shrimp & grits. Open lunch, dinner and brunch on the weekends, Southern Bistro is perfect to enjoy for every occasion, including hosting private parties in the sunroom. Visit our website for more information!
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1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can’t wait to go back ! So much more on the menu I want to try . The burger was as good as one can get, prices reasonable, and service outstanding ! I have already recommended it to family and friends.

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o
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Was great little spot for brunch. An so nice to be able to reserve an affordable place for brunch. Our service was really great and the food was all pretty good.

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KD
Philadelphia
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Waitress was very nice, but...

Service was very slow - took almost an hour to get our food - which was all brunch food.

They ran out of grits and told us 35 minutes after we ordered.

They don’t have real maple syrup, yet they show “‘maple syrup” on their menu.

Food, when it arrived, was fine.

Overall, not what I expect from a restaurant with a high 4’s rating.

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AM
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service! Food came out in a timely matter. Small dining space but deck is available as well. Food was great, brunch menu didn’t have to wide of a selection but I had a variety of things and it was all wonderful!

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LT
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great family brunch

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VM
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food is consistent always good. The owners are friendly, service is excellent and we enjoy the atmosphere. Love it!

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OT
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Their brunch menu is fabulous! Lots to choose from, even for the non-southerners. I enjoyed the southern Benedict with pimento cheese and ham and added the blue cheese grits...which were amazing.

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MH
Western NC
7 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love the Bistro. Our server was fun and the choices of Southern cuisine made it a great place to take out Scottish friend that was here for a visit. He loved it...

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this spot! Great atmosphere, fantastic service, the food was great, highly recommend the blue cheese chips to start! Love the patio, great for all weather! Definitely will go back!

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IS
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

WONDERFUL!!! As always.💓

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c
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our evening was perfect...love this restaurant and everything about it. Always so good!!

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OT
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The hostess was so nice!

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JW
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time! They were very accommodating for us! We had 2 babies and 2 dogs and there was plenty of space and everyone loved their food. Thank you all!

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D
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This is a new find for us and absolutely love this place. We just found it last week and have already been back twice for dinner. The owners and staff are so accommodating and friendly. They truly value your business and the food is wonderful.

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m
Atlanta
40 reviews
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Love this local place & it’s friendly staff!

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TL
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great ambiance and southern vibe. I thoroughly enjoyed the food and the wonderful portion sizes.

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W
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love this neighborhood restaurant. ! The food is consistently excellent. The wines are good and well priced. The specials are a little pricey, but always delicious. This has become our go-to on Friday nights.
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HO
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this cafe. Have been eating here for over a decade
Cheers

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E
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful first time experience. Get the pork egg rolls as an appetizer, one of the best appetizers we have ever had.

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K
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The only thing we had a problem with was the noise level. We were seated on the porch that was much quieted when we first arrived but then became very loud as other large parties with children arrived. We had guests from another country with whom we wanted to talk and the noise made it hard.

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DB
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was unique and very delicious! Allen was a great server and made us all comfortable and laugh…

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TH
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service and an excellent overall experience. Southern Bistro has it all when comes to great food at a great price!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Valentines dinner that didn’t disappoint.

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L
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was fantastic! A great neighborhood gem.

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SB
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The shrimp and grits were fabulous and the portion size was huge!

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F
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at this neighborhood place, we learned that they have been there for fourteen years. We regretted not realizing this before now!!! Fantastic food, great service and cozy atmosphere. Highly recommend!

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W
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We love our neighborhood spot! The menu is varied enough we can eat there every Friday night and never get bored! Best burgers and entrees also. My husband had the shrimp and grits - yum!

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OT
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have been here several times ever since it was Nancy G's. The food and service and ambiance are all very good and I would recommend it highly. I think it is very popular with the neighborhood. Only problem was when we went for lunch there was a bridge tournament going on in the shopping center and they took up all the parking spaces so it was very hard to find somewhere to park!

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OT
Little Rock
11 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, Southern Bistro was outstanding. This is the first place we bring friends and family when they come to visit us in Buckhead.

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JT
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place and will be back!!

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MS
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Our first visit here, the staff was pleasant and attentive. The food was very good, but I wouldn't put it in a top tier. The price was moderate so I felt like from a value perspective it was a good choice. I will probably try again, maybe when it's warmer and we can sit on their patio

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RP
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Brunch food was quite good. Service friendly but a bit slow.

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A
Atlanta
57 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fabulous chopped steak! House smoked salmon outstanding. Very large portions. Excellent value & service.

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NP
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our go to place, it's one of our favorite spots for all occasions.

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JK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service!

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OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was great. We always love having Peggy’s pound cake with Carmel icing for dessert!

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c
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Southern Bistro, but still call it Nancy G's since Nancy still owns it and just changed the name. This time we celebrated my mom's birthday and got the back room so it was nice and quiet - not that the main dining room is loud, but it was especially nice for someone with hearing aids. Wonderful neighborhood restaurant!

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NP
Atlanta
17 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our favorite neighborhood restaurant. The food is consistently good and the service is excellent.

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DW
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinners
Friendly staff
Very clean
Good parking

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A
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Jenny and team have always had a great place and great food. Love it

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