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  3. Distance: 0.70mi
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About Wisteria

Wisteria serves American cuisine with a Southern twist in an intimate sophisticated setting. The restaurant is a hundred year old space featuring an extensive wine list and an engaging and knowledgeable wait staff. Specialty dishes include Molasses Rubbed Pork Tenderloin and Iron Skillet Chicken.

471 North Highland Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30307
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Colquitt

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(404) 525-3363

Website:
http://www.wisteria-atlanta.com/

Catering:
They cater small intimate affairs.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet

Executive Chef:
Jason Hill

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Wisteria Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (56)
Neighborhood Gem (47)
Special Occasion (40)
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Fit for Foodies (37)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Good for Anniversaries (24)
Local Ingredients (24)
Romantic (24)
Cozy (23)
Comfort Food (20)
Good for Birthdays (20)
Business Meals (19)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Pre/post Theatre (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Casual (15)
Fun (15)
Authentic (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Hot Spot (12)
Quiet Conversation (11)
Bar Seating (11)
Seasonal (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Healthy (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Organic (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
People Watching (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vegan (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Open table messed up the time.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

It is always delicious. The staff is helpful, excited and never pushy. The food is delightful. The drinks are amazing.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Wow - what a delicious meal! Our entire group loved their meal. Great ambiance, too!

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

It took a minute to get seated. We were seated maybe 6 inches from another couple. It was kind of awkward for both of us. Server was great! Food was delivered quick.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food, and the waiter's creative description even convinced my wife (a "green eggs and ham" person) to try skate wings (stingray), a first for her (she liked it). My trout had a Panko crust which added crunch while keeping the fish light. A black eye pea hummus appetizer was made interesting with the addition of pickled vegetables. The crab cake appetizer was also good. A minor negative is that the main room lacks any dividers between the very closely-packed tables. It makes the restaurant noise level pretty high. Happy I went, will go again.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

We visited Wisteria for Valentine's Day date night and we could not have been more happy with our experience. Our server was an absolute gem. She went above and beyond our expectations. We will be returning for future visits.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

- We made 8:30pm reservations for Valentine's Day and weren't seated until 9:15pm.
- Oysters were fine, but not remarkable.
- I ordered shrimp and grits which was littered with pieces of shell and overbearingly salty.
- My husband ordered a Valentine's special - lobster risotto. It was completely devoid of flavor. The lobster was overcooked and the risotto was one large, dry mass in the middle of the plate.
- Service at the front of the restaurant was absent and table service was rushed.

We won't be returning.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

I was there most recently for Valentine's Day and chef Walker Brown created a wonderful special item menu for the evening in addition to the incredible items that are already on offer at the restaurant. Chef always has creative seasonal items and I've never been disappointed when dining here.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Fun, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

Great food and drinks!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

We had a lovely dinner on Valentines evening. The food was great and the service perfect. My only complaint was that we felt rushed. Food came faster than a fast food restaurant. It was hot and fresh but there was zero time between courses. Would have been nice to be able to relax a bit more.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 5 days ago

Food was very good.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

Great service and tasty food. Perfect place to relax and enjoy your meal and company.

Tags: Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Casual, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

It was so crowded and so loud I couldn’t even hear my date across the table and the pork chops had no flavoring and it wasn’t good neither did the mashed potatoes and the fried oysters weren’t good and you only get 3. It was too tight and the tables were too close together. The mussels were good but I don’t want to go back their.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

By far the best restaurant I’ve eaten at in Atlanta. Everything was extraordinary from the black eye pea hummus to the pork tenderloin to the unbelievable deserts.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Small. Loud. Crowded. Food was just ok. Was seated 25 minutes after our reservation time.
Service from waiter was great.

Tags: Gluten Free Options
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This is the second time we have been to Wisteria. It was even better than the last time we were there! The food was amazing with nice portions. They also have a gluten free version of the menu with lots of options. Would certainly go back!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The night started off great we were seated quickly. The service was good, wine list above average. I had the crab bisque for a appitizer and it was amazin got me super excited for the main course which was the lamb. It was terrible, no flavor and had been dried out. My date has the fried chicken but it tasted like fried fish. The manager came by and all he had was excuses excuses excuses . What he did not realize was my date was a local chef and has been cooking for over 10yrs so if she says it taste like the oil, pan, or breading was used for seafood I trust that. He told me that the lamb marinates in its own juices and he could see it glistening. Well I guess it marinated so long it dried out and the flavor was cooked off. We was sent here :) reason why I forgot the name under the reservation! Manager then was yelling at the waitress as if it was her fault and she seemed so flustered but she walked us out the car in the rain with a umbrella so she was the only thing good here besides the crab bisque. Terrible management!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Great food, lamb shank was amazing. Not a romantic venue but still good for dates.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Fantastic food. Great ambiance.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Great experience. Food and service were first class. Very nice ambiance. Always enjoy Wisteria!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food. But small portions. Service was outstanding

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was amazing!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Amazing! We had a group of 9 and had excellent service and no problems with dividing checks at the end. Our waiter was outstanding and food was delicious.

Tags: Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The service was great, ambiance was good, but the food was just meh. The entrees specifically. It wasn't worth what we paid so I wouldn't recommend it to anyone or hurry back myself.

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 (Nashville)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Special thanks to the GM Clifford who took such great care of us. Restaurant has great ambiance and the food was delicious. Would be a lovely place for a special event.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 2, 2018

It was great overall

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Reservation for 20, but ended up with 23--appreciated ability to accommodate our larger group. All the meals were delicious and the service was great considering the large size of our group and the Wisteria being not a large restaurant. Excellent value! We all enjoyed our business dinner at Wisteria.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 31, 2018

It's not my intent to beat up on Wisteria, but we've dined in local places we've enjoyed far more for the same or less money. This was our 5th time dining there, but our first time in more than 3 years. Now I remember why we've chosen to eat elsewhere so many times in the interim. This time around I tried the quail, entree portion. Unfortunately, it was a bit overdone, and the portion small. Salads were flavorful and visually appealing. The crab cake starter was probably the best crab cake we've ever had anywhere, but definitely modest in size. This is definitely a not a shareable starter. My wife's prime rib was good, but nothing exceptional. Her dessert was fair, mine was good. Overall, just a bit of an uneven experience with respect to flavor, preparation, and portion size. Service was really very nice. Our server definitely enhanced the overall experience. Value was not impressive. Two salads, one drink, one starter, two entrees, and two desserts rang in at $139. If flavor had been exceptional I wouldn't quibble about the prices vs portion size. Neither of us bears ill will towards Wisteria, but I doubt we'll be back. There are just too many better places to eat in Atlanta for the money.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Get the featured item. I had a salad which was the featured item...yes a salad...which was life changing. So many wonderful flavors with their fried chicken. Great take on updating so many southern favorites.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Thanks for meeting our request for a favorite table!

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Good service, very helpful staff. I've been here before and food was really good, today, was just average. I'm not in Atlanta much so want good dining experiences, will not likely keep this on my gotta return list anymore.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We were a little disappointed. Although the quality of the food and of the service was very high, the ambiance was so noisy that our table of four could not converse across the table. We could speak to our neighbor in tete a tete fashion, but my throat was sore from having to shout by the end of the evening. The servers must be developing irreversible hearing damage.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Fabulous! Great atmosphere. Only complaint is tables are very tight and it was a bit loud but everything else was excellent! We would go back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Such good food- most other places that prices are not as high of quality or taste. Mitchell was a great server. One of the only places in all of atlanta we’ve been to that actually had good cocktails- they were unique yet not pretentious and had ingredients that we had actually heard of

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I enjoyed the evening but was disappointed at the 45 min wait. We had a dinner reservation, checked in 30 mins before our check in time, went next door for a drink and came back right at 8:00pm. We were not seated until 8:45. That is totally unacceptable. We complained and were just told "Sorry". Had it not been for one of our guest complaining. we may have stood there another 10 or 15 minutes. There were no accommodations made for us after we sat down which was disappointing.

Other then that the food was excellent.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

This the second time I have eaten at Wisteria and both times the food was excellent. I made a reservation at 7:45 on a Saturday night for my wife, myself and another couple who are good friends. Wisteria is a small restaurant and because of slower than expected table turnover we were not seated until 8:05. There is a valet lot adjacent to the restaurant.
Our waiter, Mitchell, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu. He was very attentive without overdoing it, which was appreciated.
I ordered a ceasar salad, the trout, and a side of mushrooms. My wife ordered shrimp and grits and our friends ordered the chicken. The portions were a good size and everyone enjoyed their food.
Wisteria is not inexpensive but I have no problem with that if the food is very good and the overall experience is memorable.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The food was excellent and interesting. I was very pleased with our waitress who was alert and sensitive to when and how to give service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We were so impressed! From beginning to end - everything was amazing. I loved the scallops and pork tenderloin. Service was fabulous. We will definitely eat here again!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Always nice, knowledgeable servers and very good, locally sourced food.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Naples)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Of the many places to dine in Atlanta, Wisteria is still our favorite. We have dined here Time and Time again, slow, busy , packed and have always been pleased and beyond satisfied with food and service. We have tried just about everything on the menu and enjoyed every meal. The fried chicken still remains the all time best.

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