Georgia January 05, 2018
12 Georgia Restaurants You Should Add To Your 2018 Bucket List
It is officially 2018, people! And with a new year comes new food options. Maybe after the holidays you aren’t thinking about food just yet, and that’s okay. These awesome restaurants are going to be around for quite some time, so you’ll have all year long to indulge when you’re ready. Here are 12 restaurants in Georgia that you should add to your 2018 bucket list.
1. Brown Dog Eatery - 202 Bradley Street Suite A Carrollton, GA 30117
Brown Dog Eatery is the type of hidden gem that you’ll want to plan your return trip as soon as you leave. With a very unique menu, Brown Dog Eatery serves up delicious plates including some of the most scrumptious sandwiches around. Just wait until you taste the Codfather Sandwich!
2. Smok’n Pig B-B-Q - 4228 N Valdosta Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602-6814
Ready for delicious Georgia barbecue? Smok’n Pig B-B-Q has been serving up huge flavors for years. It’s hard to choose between all the sauces they give you, because each one can transform the entire dish. Get ready for a ton of food at a very low cost!
3. Circa 1875 - 48 Whitaker St, Savannah, GA 31401-3325
What makes Circa 1875 so unique is that you’ll feel like you travelled across the globe just by stepping through the doors. As more upscale, French dining, this Savannah hotspot will have you drinking Bordeaux and saying "ooh la la" all in one fell swoop.
4. Willie’s Burger & Fish Fry - 301 W Emery St. Dalton, Georgia
You really can’t beat this tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant. Willie’s Burger & Fish Fry is the type of place that you will revisit in order to try everything on the menu. Don’t expect just regular burgers and fries either (although they do have those and they’re great), but indulge in some of the more creative burgers and sandwiches as well.
5. Back Porch Oyster Bar - 19 N Chestatee St, Dahlonega, GA 30533
What do you get when you pair fine dining and a fun atmosphere? Back Porch Oyster Bar. Where the food is always fresh and there are always memories to be made. Didn’t think you could find deliciously fresh seafood in North Georgia? Think again!
6. B’s Cracklin Barbecue - 2061 Main Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30318 & 12409 White Bluff Rd. Savannah, Georgia
B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue has been flying under the radar for years, but it’s about time people start lining the block for these delicious eats. Feast on some of the most succulent, tender, juiciest barbecue around by one of Atlanta’s top rated chefs.
7. Spring - 83 Church St, Marietta, GA 30060
Blink and you might miss Spring in Marietta. This small neighborhood restaurant molds their menu to fit seasonal and sustainable foods. Ranked the 7th best restaurant in America by Bon Appetit Magazine, Spring focuses on simply ingredients, delicious food and always fresh meals.
8. Glen-Ella Springs Restaurant - 1789 Bear Gap Rd, Clarkesville, GA 30523-1417
Located inside the Glen-Ella Springs Inn, this restaurant has to be one of the best hidden gems in the state. Not only is there romance in the air but it’s quiet, delicious, and a wonderful surprise to most. Pair this meal with a stay at the inn and you have yourself a quick weekend getaway.
9. Pie Society - 19 Jefferson St, West Bryan Street, Savannah, GA 31401-2525
Pie Society is the perfect place to go if you’re looking for a unique meal unlike any other in the state. You can’t find hot pies quiet like the ones from Pie Society. With an unassuming exterior, yet huge flavors being served up daily, you do not want to miss these savory pies.
10. Ruth Ann’s Restaurant - 941 Veterans Pkwy, Columbus, GA 31901-2820
If you're looking for a nostalgic diner that will give you flavors of homecooking then this is the spot for you. Ruth Ann's Restaurants has always been serving up diner favorites, such as the delicious BL & Fried Green T!
11. Silver Skillet - 200 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
It's hard to come across traditional meat and twos or meat and threes anymore in the South. Yet, there are still those hidden gems that deserve recognition. Silver Skillet has been around for years, serving up diner favorites to Georgians as well as visitors to the state. A hearty breakfast in an old diner atmosphere, what more could you ask for?
12. Southern Charm - 224 W Main St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
Southern Charm is the place you go for no-frills, soul-satisfying Southern comfort food. It is always nice to step outside the hustle and bustle of city life and indulge in some killer comfort food that can only be found in Georgia. Get ready for a family-friendly, country-style meal with all the fixins’!
Sounds like a pretty comprehensive list, huh? If you’re interested in adding your own recommendations to the list, make sure you share them in the comments! Otherwise, if you’re looking for more indulgences in Georgia this year then take a look at
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