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The Magnolia Thomas Restaurant

4.6
1191 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Magnolia Thomas Restaurant features the best in new southern cuisine, a fabulous wine and beer selection, all in a comfortable setting.
Join us for a business dinner, romantic night out, dining with friends or that special family occasion.
A unique dining experience, reasonably priced and close by all the north and northwest Atlanta suburbs... come experience "Southern Dining with a Silver Spoon Treatment"!
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Southern, American
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Hours of operation
Brunch: Sunday: 10:30am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Wednesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - close
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Phone number
(678) 445-5789
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Tom Nienburg
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Catering
We offer full service catering for special events, including weddings and rehearsal dinners. On and off site catering service available.
Featured caterer for the Woodstock Community Center.
Call (404) 432-1620 or email us at events@magnoliathomas.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Main Street
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Parking details
Parking available along the entrance drive or continue around to the main parking lot. Pathway leads from parking lot through the Gazebo area to the restaurant entrance.
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Entertainment
Live music most weekends, featuring acoustic standards & traditional favorites.
Additional
Banquet, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 1191 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.5
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Sunday Brunch is always a treat. I will miss this place and am trying to go as often as possible before they close/move.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Our server, Debbie, was outstanding. She was personable and attentive. Definitely enhanced our experience.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Lovely restaurant. The food is cooked beautifully and presented very well. My ONLY complaint is I wish they didn’t serve everything we ate with Balsamic vinegar. The food stands well on its own, but it gets overpowered by the vinegar. Another sauce for the steak would be quite nice and make everything not feel quite so one note. Otherwise, we love this restaurant and can’t figure out why they weren’t jam packed.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The service and ambience were lovely. The food, however, failed on every dish except for the appetizer. The smoked seafood cakes were delicious. My mother ordered the nut crusted pork tenderloin medallions and the meat was overcooked and difficult to chew. I ordered the pan seared trout. The fish was cooked properly, but the breading was gummy and pasty. The green beans were so lightly steamed that they were almost raw. For dessert we ordered the creme brulee, which took 25 minutes to get. The consistency was almost that of scrambled eggs. I think it's the first dessert I've ever not-finished. Also, they were out of 3 menu entrees, and on an already limited menu, that left our options few.

Highlights: our server was excellent, the bread was delicious, the ambience was relaxing and the appetizer was good.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Lovely place with nice ambiance. Great for a cozy date night or celebrating a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Ate Sunday brunch. Delishious! Loved the omelet, soup, and Buffett. Also included dessert. Great deal with Groupon.

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2.0Dined on March 17, 2018

We used to love this restaurant but sadly, we don't find much of a reason to go there any longer. The best parts of the restaurant are when Keith is playing his guitar and that you actually have a tablecloth.

The prices are high for the quality of the food. Even with a Groupon, we felt our dinner was over priced. They need more servers or bus persons. I don't like to feel that our server is stressed trying to cover all of his/her tables. One person at our table got the wrong dish. The supposedly "correct" dish came out wrong, but nobody bothered to check back how the food was. The salad that comes with dinner is tiny. The appetizer of fries with Parmesan: They are simply frozen steak fries dolled up. These day, there's no excuse to put fries as a specialty unless they are freshly made. I can make frozen fries at home.

The fresh bread was delicious! That's one thing that never disappoints.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Delicious meal with great service

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Great food with excellent service; good selection of wines and local beers.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Fantastic food, service, and atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Wonderful food and fabulous service!! Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Everything is delicious.

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We went to Sunday Brunch with friends. We had an awesome time. The food & service was great!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

We have enjoyed dining at the Magnolia Thomas House for many years. The cuisine is very special and the dishes are always delicious. The service has always been excellent. This has been our go to place for special occasion dinners. Our most recent visit was for Sunday brunch and it was awesome. We are so unhappy to hear that this favorite place of ours is about to be torn down so the land can be repurposed. Please open at a new location!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Appropriately dimmed light. Single guitar for background music. Great dipping sauce for the Parmesan biscuits.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

As always Magnolia Thomas delivers quality American cuisine with a southern flair.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This is my second time to visit this restaurant for Sunday Brunch. It is always delicious. Our server was forgetful and sleepy but otherwise we enjoyed ourselves.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Wonderful food and service!

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Excellent dinner and excellent service. First time eating there, and we will definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was excellent. Service had some very small issues. Over all this was a delightful experience. Would gladly recommend to anyone.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Birthday dinner with family

Great food
Noise a little loud but tolerable

Great experience

Will return

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1.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I have been to Magnolia Thomas many times. But this was definitely my last time. I and my date made a dinner reservation at 6:45 pm. We were there on time. But nobody seated us till 7:05 pm. The place was pact. Once we were finally seated, we placed our order (7:20 pm). Time passed, after 1 hour and 20 minutes, there was no sign of food. Finally, someone showed up and apologized. He said they overdid our steak and had to prepare a new one. We had to leave as we had another appointment at 9:00 pm. So we asked for the check without eating anything. You think they would not charge you because they did not provide service. You are wrong! They brought the bill at full price at 8:55 pm. They also brought our food boxed with the check. I was very embarrassed in front of my date. So did not say anything, paid the bill and left. But I will never go there again. They just lost a good customer for ever.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

My wife and I have been going to Magnolia Thomas now for the past few years for special occasions like Valentine's Day, Anniversary, and Birthday's and it is always well worth the money. From the professionalism of the wait staff to the magnificent food prepared by the chef and the quiet ambience by candlelight, this place is certainly a neighborhood gem and we will certainly keep our tradition alive here at the Magnolia Thomas Restaurant.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

LOVE THIS Place! Food is some of the best we've had. Very creative dishes, appetizers. I had the blackened scallops with asparagus risotto, my husband had the Magnolias Fried Chicken. Nice size portions, great value, great service, great atmosphere. Recommend over and over. We had our wedding and reception here as well. Great comments from guests on the food.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Our reservation was for the Valentine's Holiday and the seating scheduled for 8:15 pm. We did not wait more than 5 minutes after arriving before seated. The waitress attended us within a few minutes and was never overbearing throughout the entire meal. On this special occasion, the restaurant offered a set menu with very nice choices. Our meal was a 5 course and the portions very adequate. Started with TWO appetizers - we choose a cheese plate and the crab cakes. Both delicious. The crab cakes could have passed as an entree. Soup, salad, entree and TWO desserts to complete the full meal deal. Needless to say, we were stuffed and still brought home a portion of the entree for lunch the next day.
The restaurant had a musician playing a classical guitar for almost the entire time we were there - close to 2 hours. Very enjoyable - even with all the guests in the multiple rooms adjacent to where we sat, the atmosphere was not too loud at all.
We must have been one of the last couples to get seated as we were one of only a few patrons left in the restaurant towards the end of the wonderful meal. Kind of nice. It really showed when we went to leave and were only a few cars left in what was a crowded parking lot when we arrived.
I've visited the restaurant a number of times and have enjoyed the same positive experience each time. The food is always incredible. It's an hour drive from where I live but definitely worth it. They offer a Sunday brunch which I understand is quite popular and draws a good crowd. Might just have to do that one of these days.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Good night with my lady. Thanks guys

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Wonderful evening with a fabulous Valentine’s Day menu!!! We highly recommend this restaurant, and look forward to going back!

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

This has become one of our favorite special occasion places to go. The food is fantastic and the service is excellent. Just a wonderful dining experience.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a wonderful time! Great food, service and ambiance!

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3.0Dined on February 10, 2018

A very average meal with pretty slow service. I was hoping for more.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Valentine's

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5.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Love the place!! Great Brunch Buffet!! We bring our family here all the time.

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4.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Good food and service!!!

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Our overall experience was very nice. Our server knew the menu and was able to make suggestions. Would definitely eat there again.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

The food was fabulous, the waiter was helpful and very knowledgeable about the dishes, and the service time was perfect. We will definitely be dining here again.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Found this place thru groupon. Close to the house and the ambiance, food, and service was awesome. Not expensive and great portions.

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3.0Dined on January 20, 2018

After all the great reviews we were very disappointed. The service was very slow, the food was good but cold, my wife had salmon that was so small it was not even a portion for a child.

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5.0Dined on January 14, 2018

Food was excellent!

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4.0Dined on January 14, 2018

This restaurant is always good.
Worth the drive.

Good value.

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3.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Only thing we were disappointed with was that there was not a full bar service available.

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