French Fries are considered one of the most popular foods in North America. These salty, soft, crispy potato sticks are oftentimes just what you need to make your day complete. But what is so interesting, is the fact that there are a variety of french fries in the state of Georgia, not just your regular old plain fries. The french fry scene in Georgia is so diverse, so wonderfully delicious, that we decided to create an entire culinary tour around it.
So attention all fry connoisseurs! This whole culinary trek takes about 7.5 hours to complete, and you can find the entire french fry road trip
here. Turn this culinary adventure into a weekend journey that will satiate your tastebuds. And here we are without further adieu…
1. Sly’s Sliders and Fries - 1710 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
The types of fries that you can get at Sly's are practically endless. Combining some of the best foods and flavors, you can order up bacon cheese fries, jalapeño cheese fries, chili cheese fries, pulled pork, or BBQ...and the great news is, they are all fresh and hand cut. WIN.
2. Twin Oaks Barbecue - 2618 Norwich St, Brunswick, GA 31520
The signature breaded french fries at Twin Oaks Barbecue are everything you could imagine and more. Whether you call ‘em breaded or battered or whatever your preference is, these fries are downright delicious. Then if you get the BBQ cheese fries on top of that? Well, you are in french fry heaven by that point.
3. The Swanson House - 933 Carroll St, Perry, GA 31069
Known for their delicious home cooking, The Swanson House is one of the most unsuspecting spots to get a nice plate of french fries. Most people go for the fried chicken, but we go for the fries—fresh cut french fries that are battered and beautiful. MMMmmm.
4. The Fry Guy - 88 Forsyth St SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
NOTE: This Fry Guy is mobile so you will need to look up an exact address before going. With that said, prepare for the ultimate french fry experience. Perhaps the most comprehensive in terms of choice on this entire culinary tour, The Fry Guy serves up deliciously curated plates of fries unlike anything else you’ve eaten. The Parmesan Fries may just change your life.
5. Augustine’s - 327 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Here is the thing about the fries and tots from Augustine's: there is variety and they are delicious. The duck fat fries are out-of-this-world, and the smothered tots are even better. You can load up on potatoes until your heart's content at this Georgia hidden gem.
6. Dish Dive - 2233 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30317
We hope you’re not too full yet, because we have a place for you that serves up french fries as an entire meal. Especially when you see what comes on top! Duck Fat Confit Fries are actually a thing, and yes they are served at Dish Dive. Sink your teeth into the tender meat, the soft, almost pillowy fries, and alllllll the gravy in between.
7. Leon’s Full Service - 131 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
This french fry stop is a bit different from others, but incredibly rewarding in its own right. Leon’s Full Service offers hand-cut pomme frites with a choice of two sauces. If you’re picturing your basic ketchup/mustard garbage, think again. These sauces include: daily sauce, garlic aioli, mango-peppadew catsup, goat cheese fondue , LEONs catsup, chipotle mayonnaise, LEONs bbq, traditional mayo, peppercorn gravy, smoked tomato mayonnaise, chili-sorghum. No matter your flavor preference, there is something for everyone.
8. Illegal Food - 1044 Greenwood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
French fries so good they should be illegal. Yep, I said it. Whether you choose to dig into the plate of Okonomiyaki style fries of the Honey-sriacha fries, your tastebuds will be delighted and dazzled with every single bite.
9. Hankook Taqueria - 1341 Collier Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Two words: Sesame fries. These deliciously crunchy and carefully cooked fries are the perfect side to any of the tacos you snag at Hankook. Heck, you can even just get a basket of your own and call it a meal. The tempura-style french fries with a tiny bit of red pepper and sesame oil bring out unusual, yet delicious flavors you never knew you needed.
10. Kozmo Gastro Pub - 11890 Douglas Rd, Johns Creek, GA 30005
The poutine at Kozmo Gastro Pub is nothing short of spectacular. What you ultimately receive is a big ol’ plate of crispy french fries, doused in braised beef, gravy, and of course melted cheese. It is one of the tastiest plates of french fries this great state can offer.
I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to take off like, ne-ow. Anyone else have any french fry recommendations in Georgia? Shoot ’em our way! Otherwise, if you’re looking into more of the Georgia culinary scene then take a look at
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