Georgia February 13, 2017
11 Unsuspecting Restaurants In Georgia With Food So Good It Should Be Illegal
Have you ever wanted to step outside of your comfort zone and try a new restaurant that may just be the most unsuspectingly delicious restaurant you’ve ever eaten at? The good news is, Georgia is packed with restaurants just like that—restaurants that may not seem like much on the outside, but once you take your first bite, you realize the food is so good it should be illegal. Take a look at a few of these restaurants gems we’ve dug up for you to try.
1. The Bulloch House Restaurant - 70 Broad St, Warm Springs, GA 31830
The Bulloch House provides visitors with a Southern-style buffet meal, fit with fried chicken, greens, cat fish, fried green tomatoes and more. Whatever you do, make sure you don't skip the peach cobbler, it's divine.
2. Highland Deli and Grill - 402 Adamson Square, Carrollton, GA 30117-3214
While you may just walk by this deli and grill thinking that it's your average sandwich shop, you should take another look. Highland serves up deliciously creative sandwiches, whether set on a flaky croissant, or with nutty, flavorful chicken salad.
3. Sweet Potatoes Kitchen - 6825 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31406
The thing about Sweet Potatoes Kitchen is that it is insanely scrumptious food that has been kept secret for far too long. Must get items: fried catfish, mashed sweet potatoes, wedge salad, and obviously the banana pudding.
4. Coolie’s BBQ- 531 Main St N, Pearson, GA 31642-7546
This hidden BBQ gem is the stuff dreams are made of. It may not look like it on the outside, but once you sink your teeth into that stuffed potato brisket, your life will never be the same.
5. Blakely Chicken - 212 N Main St, Blakely, GA 39823-2306
Probably one of the most unsuspectingly delicious places in the state, you absolutely must try the fried chicken from Blakely Chicken. Moist, tender, crunchy on the outside, it's the way fried chicken is supposed to be cooked.
6. The Pond House - 249 Bethany Church Rd, Bainbridge, GA 39817
Okay, so chances are, if you aren't looking for The Pond House, you might pass it by. However, keep your eyes peeled, people! The pork chop is so good, you'll want to memorize the route back.
7. Fender’s Diner - 631, Irvin Street, Cornelia, GA 30531
Fender's Diner is a flashback to the 50s and 60s that you do not want to miss. Indulge in a milkshake and a plate of fried pickles and revel in the good ol' days. Then top it all off with a big slice of coconut cake. YUM.
8. Oakwood Cafe - 201 W. Cuyler Street, Dalton, GA 30720
Oakwood Cafe is true comfort food in the heart of Dalton. People come from all over for the homemade cornbread and cinnamon butter, or for a plate of chicken livers. This is honest Southern cooking done right.
9. Zyka - 1677 Scott Blvd, Decatur, GA 30033
Do not be put off by the exterior. This is classic, soul-filing Indian food served right. With diverse selection and no frills, Zyka has savory food that will have you coming back time and time again.
10. Blackwater Grill - 260 Redfern Village, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
The shrimp and grits. You HAVE to try the shrimp and grits. There is a grits cake underneath all that goodness that just soaks up the flavor. Go....for the grits....you'll thank us later.
11. K&K Soul Food - 881 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
This is the type of soul food you hope to find when you live in the south. If you're looking for good food like oxtails and turkey wings, with no frills, then this is your spot. Don't be afraid to step out of your culinary comfort zone and try the pig feet platter!
Did we miss any of your favorite unsuspecting restaurants that have insanely delicious food?? Let us know in the comments!
Otherwise, if you want more food recommendations, then check out
The 14 Best BBQ Sandwiches In Georgia And Where To Find Them.