About South City Kitchen Vinings

With elements of South City Kitchen Midtown and some features unique to this location, South City Kitchen Vinings brings a combination of energy and comfortable metropolitan sophistication to a new neighborhood. Traditional, fresh ingredients prepared in an open exhibition kitchen are used to create our version of contemporary Southern cuisine. The restaurant features an oversized bar with communal tables and cozy booths as well as a dining room lined with French doors that open to a spacious outdoor patio. This is the perfect spot for families and friends to enjoy dinner, Sunday brunch or a quick bite at the bar.

1675 Cumberland Pkwy SE
Smyrna, GA 30080
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, American

Hours of Operation:
DINNER NIGHTLY

Monday-Thursday, 5-10pm

Friday-Saturday, 5-10:30pm

Sunday, 10am-3pm (brunch); 5-9:30pm

Cross Street:
S. Atlanta Road

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(770) 435-0700

Website:
http://fifthgroup.com/

Catering:
South City Kitchen Vinings is owned by Fifth Group Restaurants which also owns Bold American Events. For more information on catering, please visit http://boldamerican.com.

Parking Details:
Large public parking lot available for guests of businesses located in the Ivy Walk retail area.

Executive Chef:
Chip Ulbrich

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Sunday, December 31, 2017

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Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

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Christmas Eve at South City Kitchen - set pricing: $55 for adults & $27.50 for kids 12 and under. This includes a three course menu with a lot of variety - Turkey will be available. Each guest will enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert choice.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

New Years Eve at South City Kitchen - set pricing: $55 for adults & $27.50 for kids 12 and under. This includes a three course menu with a lot of variety. Each guest will enjoy an appetizer, entree and dessert choice.

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Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:00PM - 8:45PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 5:00PM 8:45PM - 9:00PM

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Private Dining

South City Kitchen Vinings brings a sophisticated, yet inviting, sampling of contemporary Southern cuisine in a chic metropolitan setting to your neighborhood. Our award-winning food, wine list and service come together seamlessly for the perfect Southern dining experience.

South City Kitchen Vinings Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (37)
Special Occasion (27)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
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Comfort Food (23)
Worth the Drive (23)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Great for Brunch (19)
Casual (19)
Fit for Foodies (19)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Business Meals (14)
Romantic (14)
Sunday Lunch (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Cozy (13)
Great for Lunch (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Fun (11)
Authentic (9)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Bar Seating (7)
Gluten Free Options (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Hot Spot (6)
Seasonal (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Great Beer (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Organic (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Spicy (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great experience, took my fiance here for his birthday. The handcrafted cocktails were unique and absolutely delicious, and the food was unreasonably awesome. The sauce for each dish, even the sides, was incredible and perfectly paired to the dish. Great spot for foodies! Atmosphere is more casual than I'd expect for this caliber of restaurant though. Aesthetically the scene was exactly in line with what you might expect (modern, chill, sexy) - it was the demeanor of the employees that was oddly casual in contrast to everything else.

I'd go back in a heartbeat, though, especially for that friend chicken entree and gouda fritters!

Tags: Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Bar Seating, Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

A good restaurant with a terrible parking situation.

Tags: Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 6, 2017

Great spot for Sunday Brunch with friends and family.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on August 4, 2017

We ate here this past Friday with another couple and had a mostly pleasant experience. The food was good and the wine list was well represented with some of our favorites. This place is extremely noisy and our waiter kept taking items off our table without asking assuming we were finished with them. For instance, he took my girlfriend's cocktail glass away even though she was still working on it, I told him what he did expecting the drink to be replaced but it never was. He also removed some food items without asking which was very annoying. They have a dress code posted but it does not seem to be enforced as I spotted some customers wearing jeans and wife beaters on the way out the door. Not so sure I will be back, lots of other places to choose from.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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·Dined on August 4, 2017

Excellent service , food,and atmosphere.
The food taste amazing , just the right amount of flavor without tasting salty.
Loved the bread basket ... a little too much!
And the cocktsils taste as good as they looked!
You Must try this place!

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Fun, Authentic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 1, 2017

I always love dining here. The service is great and the food is imaginative yet down home.

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·Dined on July 31, 2017

Awesome service! The server asked if it was our first time and happily explained the menu to us without us having to inquire. The food was amazing, we both had the fried chicken. The drinks our very unique.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 30, 2017

The service was very good and the meal was delicious. I was a little disappointed because the restaurant did not have collard greens as stated on the menu.

Tags: Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on July 30, 2017

First, this was a very special occasion since my parents were visiting from out of the country celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary and this was their last day in town. Unfortunately, I took them here with my son after reading a few yelp reviews. Most likely I will never revisit this Smyrna location again! We attended the Sunday brunch after church and despite the restaurant not being too crowded as it usually is on the weekend, the waiter came almost 15 mins after we had been seated. We were served our drinks and he took our order without apologizing for the long wait. We had each ordered a bowl of the she crab soup. It took another 25 mins before the soup came out. This is when it all fell apart. The soup was served cold and the small ball of crab meat that was placed in the center of the soup was chilled as if they had just scooped it out of a container in the refrigerator. We were disgusted and canceled our food order immediately. We requested the check and headed over to Copeland's in Kennesaw for a much better Sunday brunch (at least the soups were served hot). I've resided in Smyrna for more than 20 years now and I particularly like to support local businesses so it pains me to see South City Kitchen fail to provide satisfactory basic customer service and meet minimum customer expectations. This was one of the worst dining experience I have had in Smyrna and I was embarrassed to have had my parents who visit infrequently subjected to such service. I hope South City Kitchen - Smyrna improves and live up to the expectations of their partner restaurants.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Loved this laced! Every thing was awesome - especially the fried green tomatoes. The chicken and waffle was excellent too. The server was great, thorough, friendly and timely

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

We had family in from out of town and needed a quality brunch spot near our home in Marietta and the Vinings location was ideal. Everything about our brunch for seven was too shelf, including Mother Nature's cooperation (we sat outside on a Sunday in July without the fans blowing and no one had so a much as a bead of sweat on them). We tried a little of everything on the brunch menu and also snacked on the crab toast and the basket of breads, butter and jam. It was an excellent dining experience and our family from the Midwest is already talking about making a return trip the next time they are in town. Awesome overall experience with food, drinks and topped off with that pineapple upside down cake! 💯

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Farro make salad is great. Get dressing on side.....add shrimp!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Excellent as always! Erica was very attentive and great!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 26, 2017

The salad was great and the fried okra. The hummus was boring. Good wine too.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 24, 2017

my wife and I always enjoy coming to this restaurant. it has become one of our favorites!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

South City Kitchen was amazing! All the dishes were amazing. The hot food was hot and the cold food was cold. Usually when ordering chicken and waffles, the waffle comes out cold, but it wasn't. The atmosphere was very nice. The music wasn't too loud such that you couldn't hear the person sitting across the table. The restaurant was clean as it was apparent that the all the staff was purposeful in keeping it this way.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

Our waiter Kevin is an outstanding employee who has a detailed understanding and passion for the menu which favorably impacts the dining experience. Great experience, great service and a great restaurant.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on July 18, 2017

Had a great time. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful with menu selections, from drinks to desert.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Healthy, Fun
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 18, 2017

Me not my husband thought the food was good. Brunch on weekends would probably be better

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 15, 2017

loved everything but the raw oysters appetizer. Small, only 4 served and sometimes not messing with the basics works best.

Tags: Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The staff and food makes it our "go to" spot. Never disappointed.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Loved it.
Jay was excellent with explanation of complete menu and readily available to assist without being overbearing. He assisted in making it a lovely evening.
The menu selections from charcuterie to chicken livers to catfish were awesome. Another of our party had the filet -excellent.
The fried chicken as "advertised"-not to be missed. The wine list fair with chardonnay selected not too buttery and Duckhorn merlot savory. We all shared a warm peach
Cobbler w vanilla ice cream. Our 6 month old grandson had his first taste of ice cream and loved it!

BTW
Tomato bisque and she crab soups were outstanding.

All in all a wonderful experience.
We'll be back!!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 10, 2017

Always great service and great food. SCK never disappoints!

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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Patrick, our server was great.
The food was terrific.
The noise was awful and our table was a little cramped.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 9, 2017

Great food and great service! I ordered the City Ham Benedict and it was delicious!!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Kevin our waiter started out our evening wonderfully. He was very knowledgeable about the menu and spoke very highly of the food offerings and made wonderful suggestions for my husband and I. I had the fried chicken and my husband had the fried fish-everything was delicious. I highly recommend and will be returning.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Nice ambience, good food, good and fast service!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 7, 2017

I was there for my birthday.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 3, 2017

Great restaurant with great customer service. A very nice treat.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Excellent food and service as it has been for years! Always love eating here!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Great for a group or date night! The service is awesome and lots of food choices.

Tags: Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 27, 2017

I really like this restaurant but found the food a little too creative this time.. wait staff was very efficient and friendly.. will definitely be back..a family favorite...

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 26, 2017

Great food and service!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 25, 2017

We always enjoy ourselves when we dine at South city kitchen, the cocktails are always unique and great tasting; you can always count on the food to be good; the service is always great.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 25, 2017

We had a great experience at South City Kitchen. It was my wife's birthday and we made a reservation for 8 people for brunch. Our table was ready on time and the service was quick and attentive. I had the chicken and waffles and my wife had the shrimp and grits. Both were excellent. Highly recommend this place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 25, 2017

My granddaughter researched restaurants that served chicken and waffles. It exceeded her expectations. Excellent dish.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Our waitress was very nice. Plus, even though my reservation had a mixup, the front staff worked us in! Super nice.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 21, 2017

The South City Kitchen folks do it right. Great food, great ambience, great servers. The manager was very attentive. In July, they have a Tomato Jam where they use fresh tomatoes in many of their dishes! It is a great time to dine there. We were celebrating a birthday and they made sure that we felt special. Highly recommend!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 21, 2017

This was my husband's 73rd birthday. It was a party of six (wife, two daughters, granddaughter, and son-in law). Everyone in the party had an awesome experience. The general manager and the servers provided excellent service. We'll definitely be back, and will recommend to family and friends.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 18, 2017

The food was okay...not bad but wasn't my favorite! The service was very good and the atmosphere was nice. I'm glad I tried it out.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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