Even though the most famous restaurants in the world are often located in places like New York City, Portland, London, or any number of other big cities, that doesn’t mean small towns can’t hold their own. Especially small towns in Georgia. Here are 10 restaurants located in small Georgia towns that stand up to even the most popular establishments.
1. The Dillard House Restaurant - 768 Franklin St
Dillard, GA 30537
If you've never heard of Dillard, now is the time to find out about it because it is home to one of the best southern food restaurants in the state. Their country ham, country steak, and homestyle service will leave you and your family totally satisfied.
A feast laid out at The Dillard House Restaurant.
2. Dan’s Grill- 305 Murphy Hwy
Blairsville, GA 30512
Local residents brag about this hidden gem. It's hard to find authentic Cuban food outside of Miami, but this place meets the bar. You'll love their Cuban sandwiches and black beans!
Pressed Cuban Sandwich with Black Beans
3. Downda Earth - 7152 Georgia 75 Alt
Helen, GA 30545
With a name like Downda Earth, there's no question this gem is in a small Georgia town.
The waffles and the veggie burger have gotten rave reviews on Yelp. Give them a try.
4. Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria - 7275 S Main St
Helen, GA 30545
Considering Helen, GA only has about 500 residents, it sure does have some incredible places to eat. Nacoochee Village is a pizzeria that'll leave your mouth watering.
Like I said... watering. Mmm.
5. Station - 222 W Lamar St
Americus, GA 31709
The Fontina Flatiron steak pictured here is only the beginning. There's no question that this is the most ought after dinner in all of Americus, Georgia. A southern flare that's business casual, you're sure to enjoy it.
6. Southern Star Grill - 752 E Oak St
Mc Rae, GA 31055
Mc Rae may have a population of just 6,000 but that doesn't stop it from a great food option - Southern Star Grill will leave you satisfied if you're in the area.
Try the catfish. It's one of their best options and ver 100 reviews on Facebook can't be wrong.
7. Bevricks Char House Grille - 1055 Fortner Rd
Metter, GA 30439
At Bevricks Char House, you'll find great food, friendly service, and even a nice view of the pond. Just over 4,000 people call Metter home, and I bet every one of them will vouch for this charming restaurant.
8. Lil Jake's BBQ - 104 S Wrens Cir
Wrens, GA 30833
The only thing "lil" about this place is your check. The prices are very fair and the food is delicious with plenty to choose from.
If you find yourself in Wrens, Georgia, definitely check out Lil Jake's BBQ.
9. Talk of the Town - 10 West Sq
Washington, GA 30673
Dozens of cafes, diners, and restaurants have come and gone in Washington, GA over the years, but Talk of the Town has stood the test of time. That's because it's the definition of small town charm and food.
Many people recommend that those taking 78 skip the bypass and, instead, go through Washington to try this little hidden gem.
10. Southern Ground Social Club - 18 Main St
Senoia, GA 30276
Senoia is a very special place to anyone who watched The Walking Dead. It's the setting for the fictional town Woodbury, but that isn't all it offers. It offers Southern Ground Social Club, a laid back restaurant with plenty of options.
The Pimento Cheese Cornbread Bites are just one of many great options here.