About The Cellar Newnan

Come celebrate Thanksgiving family style in our main dining room at 11, 1, and 3 o'clock as well as in our heated outside seating area at 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30
Also offering Breakfast with Santa!! A homemade buffet, stocking and cookie decorating, and pictures with Santa will be offered and more! Seating's offered and 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. out in our heated bay and patio area

The Cellar is Newnan's premier experience in casual fine dining! Try us tonight for the best local selection of hormone-and-antibiotic-free, humanely raised and butchered premium cuts of steak, as well as wild game burgers that will knock your socks off, including Kobe beef, Wild Elk,U.S. Prairie Lamb and, of course, Kangaroo. We offer salmon, shrimp, and pork. If you need vegetarian and gluten-free options please call ahead 770 683 MEAT (6328). Established in March 2012.
Come in and try us at our new location located on 20 Jefferson St.

20 Jefferson St.
Newnan, GA 30263
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Wild Game, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Lunch
Mon–Sat 11:00 am–2:30 pm
Dinner
Mon–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm

Cross Street:
Madison St

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(770) 683-6328

Website:
http://www.thecellarnewnan.com/

Entertainment:
Live music every Friday and Saturday night from 7:30-11:00. Our music calendar is located on our website www.thecellarnewnan.com.

Catering:
The Cellar offers an extensive list of catering options for on-site and off-site catering. For more information please call (770) 683-6328 or email us at gm@thecellarnewnan.com for more information.

Parking Details:
Parking available on-street, or across the street at the Governor Ellis Arnall Lot at no charge.

Executive Chef:
Wesley Boyd

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The Cellar is more than willing to accomodate you for any special event needs you may have. For more information please call (770) 683-6328 or email us at gm@thecellarnewnan.com for more information.

The Cellar Newnan Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.2

service

4.0

ambience

4.1

value

3.7

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Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

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Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Business Meals (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Romantic (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Bar Seating (6)
Authentic (5)
Cozy (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Good for Birthdays (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quiet Conversation (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Healthy (3)
Live Music (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
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Great Beer (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Fun (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Tapas (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

This was my first time to the Cellar. The Downtown Newnan food scene is up and coming. I was particularly impressed with the food and farm to table ingredients. The atmosphere as sophisticated and trendy. The menu is at a great price point. I will definitely be back.

Tags: Romantic, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food was fine but the lighting at our booth was so poor that I had no clue with the beef was prepared correctly. We ate in the dark. Very disappointing

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The Cellar is my favorite restaurant in Coweta County. I take my favorite people to this restaurant and the food is always wonderful.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

First time guest of the The Cellar at Firestone in Newnan. Very impressed. Excellent menu options that proved to be exceptionally tasty. We will be back.

Tags: Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had a very good time, the service was excellent and the food was very good with very Reasonable portions. We’ll go back again.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

Went there for the first time on our 14th Wedding Anniversary. Great atmosphere, excellent service, liked the decor and ambiance. A little pricey for 2 people, but worth the splurge every once in a while. Would like to go back and enjoy some live music on the open deck one night.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Healthy, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 6, 2017

This is a very upscale and charming restaurant. The food is pricey but excellent. There are healthy options including a couple of fish dishes and a grassfed filet. The atmosphere is fun and relaxing (old brick building and old garage next to it). Inside relaxing, and outside energetic seating. I am never disappointed. A reservation is sometimes necessary.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Comfort Food, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food was great, quite expensive, Bryan waiter is the best!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We go to the Cellar often, as it is one of the only upscale dining options in Newnan. The location and outdoor area are much better than the original, and they do a good job with the menu selections for both food and beverage. For some reason this weekend they seemed off. The service was friendly and knowledgeable, but the food prep took a very long time. It seemed they were shorthanded. Maybe being busy outside because the weather was nice, caused the inside to suffer.
My wife got the lamb two ways. The Lamb pops were basically a lamb chop cut in half and overdone. The risotto with braised lamb was great. I had a filet Pittsburgh Medium rare. It was a nice quality and portion, but not exactly Pittsburgh and not exactly medium rare. I had a portion of diver scallops on the side that were so salty they were barely edible. The corn pudding and creamed spinach were excellent.
For our anniversary they gave us a wonderful chocolate lava cake with ice cream.
I really want the Cellar to become a destination, and not just because it is the best upscale option in town, but because it is consistently great. It can be, and at times it does reach a very good level, but needs more care to the details.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Your front door hostess was very rude Sat. Sep. 30th 6:15 reservations. I was walked to a two top table in the corner next to the wall and was told I could only sit here because booths were reserved for 4. Well every booth there had two! I really wanted to try the food so I didn't just leave. I would have expected that as a walk in but I did make reservations. I will not be back, food was just ok.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Good beer selection. The food was very good. A very good date night place.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Downtown Newnan is a great location, relaxed, not too busy, mix of families together by and old folk. Restaurant is well done, service responsive but not suffocating, food is the best around if not quite up to top "buckhead" standards in case your looking for that. Really enjoyable dinner.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Great service and meal. We needed to be out of the restaurant early for an event that was planned after dinner. The restaurant was extremely accommodating, professional and gracious. Thanks for a lovely meal experience.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

Service was slow. Food was undercooked. Craft beer from the tap was 2/3 filled (due to too much foam). Womens restroom had overflowing garbage can, no toilet paper, big puddle of water from a leak that stayed there all night-had to walk thru the puddle to get to the bathroom. They over served guests, one of which was a belligerent guy who sat at our table and carried on a single run on sentence, one sided conversation to which I had to forcefully ask him to leave. He probably would have come back and tried to start a fight if his friends hadn't pulled him away from us.

Waitress was slow to refill drinks and it took a long time to track her down to pay the tab so that we could leave-felt we had to cut the night short because of the belligerent drunk who kept coming over to our table. He tried the same act with several other tables around the patio, too.

This was a rare occasion date night for us away from our kids and the night was cut short because of the overall experience at the restaurant.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 31, 2017

We love The Cellar. Choose your dining experience. Always excellent food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Another great meal at The Cellar in historic downtown Newnan. The Cellar rarely disappoints.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 23, 2017

Friendly welcome with a wonderful host. Waitress slow with cocktails, didn't arrive until we had almost finished our appetizer. (Place not busy) The cocktails were TERRIBLE!! Ordered manhattans, an easy to make cocktail, but was watered down , no flavor even with up charge for bourbon. Requested another one, just as bad and not sure they even remade it at all! Added a second straw and ice, but still watered down and no flavor.
Salad delivered before appetizer done, not good.
Food was very good!!! Too bad bar lousy and service mediocre for cost of meals and an upscale spot.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

No point in doing a reservation. We drove 30 minutes to see that the place was closed. Never again

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Food was good but service was slow. Took over 2hrs to do dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

We were promptly seated at our reservation time. From there, it took us 2 hr 20 min to get drinks, salad, entree and dessert. Glacially slow. It took 50 minutes for entrees to come out from when we ordered them. While having already waited 25 minutes for dessert to arrive (an unimpressive apple crisp), a staff member asked if we would like our water glasses refilled and I reply "you might as well because we're probably going to be here a while longer." Staff member asked what I meant and told her that we had already been here 2 hours. She stated that she'd have the manager come over to speak with us; this never happened. Our server did comp us the dessert, which was nice of him.

Portions were small and not appropriate for an adult portion. The crab-artichoke salmon fish portion was adequate, but the SEVEN haricot verts (small green beans for those keeping score at home) and the FOUR bites of risotto were insufficient. I was more hungry when I left than when I arrived and that is not hyperbole. I would have filled up on bread had they served any.

My wife's filet was over cooked (not even a hint of pink when ordered medium well), but we were reluctant to send it back due to how long it took to arrive. Will give you that both meals overall was very hot and tasted good.

We are in no hurry to come back to this establishment and don't foresee a return visit. If we going to spend an entire evening (left house at 5:35 and returned at 10 PM) for dinner out, we will just head to Atlanta.

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Our party of four was seated immediately (with pre arranged reservations). The service was spot on and the food (from appetizers thru dessert) was amazing! We look forward to our next visit!!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Savannah)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Hate to say it, but tonights dinner was absolutely bad. Small portions, Terrible food for the price. Totally different from our last time there a year ago. Disappointed we went there for our anniversary. Won't be back or recommending to anyone anymore.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Our food was delicious between the fried green tomatoes our steak and chicken is was worth the price and sososo good!! We will definitely be back for more. The outside bar was had live music, tvs, corn hole it was a great hangout spot for all ages over 21!

Tags: Live Music, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 24, 2017

Excellent evening out with my two daughter's celebrating my oldest new job. Restaurant was a bit packed and food took a while but worth the wait.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Romantic, People Watching
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 24, 2017

The food was very good. The service was friendly and enthusiastic but slow. This was our first visit, and on a weekend, however they don't seem quite geared up to handle a large number of customers. The ambiance was enjoyable and we would try them again another time.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 21, 2017

Came on Wednesday to have good food and to hear the entrainment. Toni Byrd was wonderful. Will be back

Tags: Tapas, Cozy, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 21, 2017

The food was very good! I had the grilled Copia (Owner's Favorite). And I absolutely recommend spending an evening here with good friends. I LOVE the jazz soloist, Ms. Toni Byrd...she's amazing! What a treat.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 18, 2017

They are still struggling with service - servers are nice enough the food is but was very very slow to come out. The additional of the "Bays" has been too much for the kitchen to handle.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Service level was good. Steak was done just perfect

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

The steak was the best we have had in Georgia. The soup of the day was outstanding. I loved the fact that when I don't want to cook that special meal, there is a place we can go for one. This was our first trip to the Cellar, but definitely will not be our last.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

If all you're looking for is steak, try Longhorn; burgers? try Meat & Greet. The problem at The Cellar is in the more formal part of the restaurant the service is lacking... badly lacking, and the food is nothing special. They let empty dishes sit, never suggested dessert... never made us feel particularly welcome. Oddly, the table next to us was given a white table cloth while the rest of us went without. We'd heard good things, but were terribly disappointed.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 15, 2017

The food was good but nothing special. I expected more of an experience for the prices. Wait staff was nice but not overly attentive which you would expect from a higher priced restaurant. Attention to detail isn't there when compared to other higher end restaurants I've been to in Atlanta. Maybe I'm just being too critical but for these prices up in ATL you can have a much better experience. Then again, if you don't want to make the drive, I guess this would suffice for Newnan. Longhorn can give you jus as good an experience for less price.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 14, 2017

Probably the best upscale place to dine on the Southside of Atlanta. Great outdoor dining area with live music many nights and a spacious bar area . Food was excellent, good wine choices, and friendly service. Doing a great job in the downtown Newnan area. The entire area was as vibrant as I have ever seen it with a good variety of dining options. The Cellar is the most upscale of the bunch, but you can go very casual there as well.

Tags: Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Fun, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Paleo Friendly, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 9, 2017

The Cellar is the closest to fine dining in Newnan. The menu hasn't changed enough over the years. We would like to see a little more creativity. Also the table by the door is a real let down, especially for an anniversary date. When the waitress told us last time we at there, a new revamped Cellar was coming, we expected more. It has really become just ho hum. The hostess had to hunt menus to seat us?? Come on Cellar, time to update!

Tags: Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 3, 2017

Excellent as always!! Great service and food!! Conch fritters were awesome!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Enjoyed sitting outside on a beautiful day & also enjoyed the music entertainment, a young man named Thomas.....very good

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 25, 2017

Great food and great service. The only issue we had was that originally our medium rare steaks were closer to medium well. They resolved the issue with new steaks, and we had a great time! Definitely will give them another try.

Tags: Good for Groups, Organic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 22, 2017

Everything about our dining experience is fantastic. Food was great, service was good. Wait time between appetizers and entree a smidge long but certainly not unbearable. This is one of our go to places!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on May 15, 2017

A great local find! My husband and I stayed in Newnan for 2 days and was pleasantly surprised to find a great place in a small quiet town. Great food, attentive staff, relaxed environment and enough selection for some organic local food. Their steaks is a must try. They also have enough sides to satisfy different taste and preference. Truly a place to try if you ever find yourself in Newnan, GA.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Second visit, this one for Mother's Day. Had a Sunday brunch, family style. Very good options and food. Outstanding place on the south side OTP.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Live Music, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Brunch, Romantic
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