For the most part, going to your local diner on a Saturday night does the trick, but every once in a while it can be nice to go out to a fancy restaurant. Here are 12 restaurants that may be a little difficult to get into, but they are totally worth waiting in line or spending a little extra cash.
1. Superica - 99 Krog St
Atlanta, GA 30307
A delicious Mexican restaurant that serves nothing but the freshest Mexican cuisine around! This restaurant is definitely difficult to get into, with 2 hour waiting times being the norm.
Queso Fundido con Chorizo & Tamales at Superica.
2. Gunshow- 924 Garrett St
Atlanta, GA 30316
Gunshow is an eclectic restaurant with dim sum-style rolling carts. The seating is communal and the food is traditional American with a modern twist.
Shrooms and sous vide egg, grilled toast at Gunshow.
3. Kimball House - 303 E Howard Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
Kimball House is an interesting restaurant that merges the old with the new. This old railroad station-turned restaurant serves up food that is reflective of the seasons, farms, and personalities preparing them.
Oyster shell tower at Kimball House. They are known for their happy hours which feature 1/2 off clams and cocktails.
4. Frog Hollow Tavern - 1282 Broad St
Augusta, GA 30901
Here is another upscale restaurant with that is traditional American with a modern flair. Like Kimball House, they serve food based on the season plus over 100 wines. Pictured here is their delectable goat cheese lemon zest cheesecake.
5. Craft & Vine - 1204B Broad St
Augusta, GA 30901
This is an upscale bar and restaurant tucked away on Broad St. in Augusta. Their cuisine is New American and cocktails all in a speakeasy themed setting. Their Fried Oyster Deviled Eggs pictured here have people raving.
6. Holeman & Finch - 2277 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Make sure you get a reservation before you visit Holeman & Finch. This modern gastropub also serves up New American dishes such as deviled eggs and bacon caramel corn.
Holeman & Finch is known for their delicious and unique Holeman & Finch Burger!
7. Cafe M - 128 E Bay St
Savannah, GA 31401
If you're feeling a little bit fancy, check out this cute tea and cake spot in Savannah. It gives off the vibe of France with their flavored teas and croissant sandwiches.
Fresh French pastries, cookies and pies at Cafe M.
8. Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
Be prepared to line up around the block to get inside of this place. This is a picture of the line at 10:30 am!
A southern made feast ready for you when you sit down.
9. Cadwalladers Cafe - 106 Davis Rd
Augusta, GA 30907
Yet another traditional American cuisine restaurant with delicious dishes! Try their lamb, potatoes, and carrots pictured here or their veal and smoked blue cheese scallop potatoes!
10. The Olde Pink House Restaurant- 23 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31401
This restaurant just so happens to also be one of the most noticeable houses in Savannah as well as one of the most haunted! Try out their southern cuisine dishes with a twist and enjoy music in the cellar as you dine. This house is a super popular destination site so its imperative that you make reservations before coming here.
Jumbo Sea Scallops with herb butter, mashed potatoes and mixed-up sugar snaps at The Olde Pink House-YUM!
11. Lili’s Restaurant and Bar - 326 Johnny Mercer Blvd
Savannah, GA 31410
Lili's is a favorite brunch spot in Savannah. They have delicious shrimp and grits, fried clams, chicken and waffles, and seared shrimp couscous berry salad. If you want to munch here on a Sunday afternoon, make sure you reserve your table way in advance!
12. Dovetail - 543 Cherry St
Macon, GA 31201
If you're a foodie then Dovetail is the place to be. They offer some of the best southern dishes in Georgia like shrimp and grits with crawfish, blackened catfish, and their world famous cracked pie.
A delicious plate of chicken tenderloin pasta at Dovetail.