Ah, the french fry. A crispy, golden-brown, snack that makes for a mouth-wateringly delicious side to most entrees or sammies. Who would’ve thought this perfect potato treat would still reign supreme among the cravings of a country? But let’s be honest, french fries aren’t simply universally good in nature. Some restaurants are elite when it comes to double-frying and thoroughly seasoning. In fact, some restaurants are SO GOOD and worthy of sharing, that we compiled them all in one tidy little list for you. So if there ever was a time to take a french fry road trip in Georgia, it’s now…
1. The Fry Guy
I mean, his daily mission is serving up some of the most deletcable fries around. So whether you're looking for your fries sea-salt-seasoned, crinkled, or crispy--you need to visit The Fry Guy.
Although they reel you in with their burger creations, Bocado packs a one-two punch with their savory french fries. What are these bad boys doused in? Oh, just a little parsley and garlic, clarified butter, and a side of buttermilk dill to boot.
3. Whiskey Bar (Kitchen)
The Whiskey Bar in Augusta, Georgia takes their fries seriously. So much so that they have a few varieties and side sauces to choose from. From the Whisky Waffle Fries with maple chili, Buffalo Bleu Cheese Crumbles and remoulade, to the Sweet Potato Variety served with a coconut cream sauce. Can someone say *Swoon*?
4. Keba Grill
This Athens, GA spot is known for their savory sandwiches, but what pairs better with a sammie than a basket of fries? Keba serves up Belgian fries, crispy on the outside, like a soft potato inside. But don't forget the slew of sauces to indulge in: zesty BBQ, creamy feta, roasted res pepper and more!
For a more fancier take on the fry, head on over to Canoe in Atlanta. These thick-cut fries are garnished with the best of the best--we're talking fried rosemary and sage, parmigiano-reggiano slices and a swirl of truffle oil.
Maybe you're looking to ditch the classic and get down with the new wave of frites. If so, then Einstein's is your joint. With some of the most revered sweet potato fries around, you'll never be sorry you stopped.
7. Oak Steakhouse
Ah, poutine. Your exotic messiness intrigues us. Canada, we thank you for sending us this french fry heaven that is cheese curds and gravy. But where do you find the best poutine in Georgia? Some would say Oak Steakhouse, to start. But then others may recomend...
8. Pijiu Belly
...which combines East Asian flavor into their American bar-food style. Picture the crunch of a classic fry, drenched in dark, chunks of pork gravy, then topped with a sweet, tangy cheese.
9. Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Sometimes it isn't the fry at all that makes the experience, but the accompanying accoutrements instead. Here at Wrecking Bar Brewpub, your fries are saddled up with some delicious dipping sauces such as goat cheese fondue and Massaman curry with coconut milk.
10. Bantam & Biddy
These pomme frites aren't just dropped into a vat of oil and respectfully timed. No, the french fries at Bantam & Biddy are a bit more respected than that. Why? Because they are rendered to heavely perfection in duck fat.
11. Illegal Food
Fries so unique, you would think they were illegal. These spicy spuds are unlike anything you've ever eaten, but pack a powerfully palatable punch. Toppd with three different sauces, sesame seeds, bonito flakes, and much more, head on over to Illegal Food in Atlanta and ask for the Okonomiyaki fries. You won't be disappointed.
12. Whistle Stop Cafe
The perfect place for southern fare in Savannah, Georgia. The Whistle Stop Cafe serves up some of the most popular french fries around, and the locals have the feedback to prove it.
13. Noni's Bar and Deli
Picture this: Piles and piles of crunchy potato sticks, smothered in garlic and parmesan. Fries so good at Noni's, you won't even need to reach for the ketchup.
14. Holeman & Finch
If they ask, "Do you want fries with that?" Respond with a resounding, "Heck yes!" These fries are so crispy on the outside, and creamy on the inside, you won't ever regret saying yes.
15. Miller Union
Or maybe you just want a traditional, heaping bowl of classic-cut french fries. No crazy concotions. No fancy fixins'. Just simple, standard spuds to hit the mark. If so, Miller Union is your spot. Purified perfection.
There you have it! Fifteen of the best spots in Georgia to grab french fries. There are many more spots in Georgia that have great french fries that unfortunately didn’t make the list. I guess you’l have to try them all and let us know how they are in the comments!