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Best Comfort Food Restaurants in Kirkwood


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A photo of Polaris restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Downtown
Booked 26 times today
Nestled in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Georgia is Polaris, a celebrated restaurant offering an exceptional contemporary American dining experience in an unparalleled setting. Known for its rotating dining area, patrons are treated to a panoramic view of the Atlanta skyline, adding a touch of magic to the dining experience. With everything made to order, the restaurant ensures each dish is crafted to perfection. The reviews say it all – the service is praised as "impeccable," "stellar," and "friendly," while the food is consistently "delicious," "phenomenal," and "exceptional." The restaurant's commitment, from the General Manager to the waitstaff, to ensure an unmatched dining experience, has guests promising to return. Their signature dishes, such as the pork cheeks with blackberry jus, are heralded as "out of this world." Polaris has undoubtedly elevated the art of contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of Whiskey Bird restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Morningside-Lenox Park
Booked 62 times today
Whiskey Bird is a neighborhood favorite that specializes in cross-cultural fusion plates paired with classically inspired cocktails served in an easygoing space. Favorite dishes include crispy Brussels sprouts, yakitori, gyoza tacos, chopped salad, poke bowl, WB burger, panko-crusted chicken, and Thai steak and noodle salad.Brunch specialties include jumbo breakfast burritos, Hong Kong chicken and waffles, "bao-benedict", and avocado toast.
A photo of Sweet Auburn BBQ restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Comfort food • Poncey-Highland
Booked 6 times today
Sweet Auburn BBQ is lauded for its remarkable barbecue cuisine that leaves guests gushing with satisfaction. Numerous reviews vouch for the excellent service and delicious food offered at the restaurant. Many visitors particularly loved the massive portions, unique dishes like the pimento cheese wontons, and the barbecue tofu that manages to appease even vegetarians. The smoked meat is said to be reliably good. Guests also lauded their delightful dining experience, including the warm, friendly service, and the knowledgeable staff. Irrespective of being a meat lover or a vegetarian, everyone is guaranteed a great dining experience at Sweet Auburn BBQ.
A photo of the bqe restaurant & lounge restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Downtown
Booked 4 times today
The BQE Restaurant & Lounge truly shines as a gem in the realm of Southern cuisine. Nestled in the heart of Atlanta, it offers an impressive range of Southern classics on its menu, with standouts being the 24hr Brined Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Shrimp and Grits, and their signature Red Velvet Chicken N Waffle, each having received high praises from their patrons. Their Mac and Cheese, loaded with smoked cheddar, and the Yams are hailed as generous and delectable sides. The brunch offerings like the Banana Fosters French Toast, Gouda Grits, and Red Velvet Waffles have been mentioned as "fun" and "on point." Reviewers consistently comment on the excellent and fast service, lively atmosphere, and the quality of the food, citing the restaurant as a must-go when in Atlanta. The BQE manages to captivate the vibe of the southern hospitality while putting an upscale spin on Southern dishes.
A photo of McCray's Tavern - Midtown restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Midtown
Booked 6 times today
McCray's Tavern - Midtown consistently proves its prowess in American cuisine, as evidenced by the effusive praise of its guests. Patrons commend the restaurant for its range of dishes, with the perfectly cooked and seasoned salmon entree being particularly notable. The balance of the menu is also praised, with options to satisfy any palate. The large portions and variety of beers on tap add to the authentically American dining experience. The exceptional service further enhances the overall experience, adding to the enjoyment of the superior fare. Even minor shortcomings, like under seasoned onion rings, do not detract from the overall high quality of McCray's Tavern - Midtown, making it a go-to restaurant for lovers of American cuisine.
A photo of Cafe Circa Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Comfort food • Sweet Auburn
Treat yourself to southern-fried favorites at Cafe Circa. We are located in Atlanta, Georgia, and serve traditional southern food, including shrimp and grits, wings, pasta and other tasty dishes. In addition, we offer live entertainment, a hookah lounge with many flavors, and complete catering services.
A photo of Roshambo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Buckhead
Booked 27 times today
Roshambo is renowned for its high-quality American cuisine and is loved for its unique flexibility, offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner options at any time. While the menu might not be extensive, it is praised for quality, with dishes like the "Magnolia" 2-egg breakfast special and chicken Shawarma drawing rave reviews. The restaurant excels in service with the staff commended as 'friendly', 'helpful', 'receptive', and 'exceptional'. The ambiance is greatly appreciated, featuring a blend of 80's nostalgia and a tribute to Atlanta. This charming blend of great food, service, and ambiance solidifies Roshambo's reputation as the 'diner’s diner'. As many reviewers vouch, Roshambo is definitely a place you'll want to revisit.
A photo of Rreal Tacos - Buckhead restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Comfort food • Buckhead
Booked 5 times today
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A photo of Trade Root Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Comfort food • Buckhead
Booked 1 time today
Trade Root Restaurant & Lounge, located within the Ritz-Carlton, receives praise for its delightful Southern cuisine. Customers particularly highlight the restaurant's excellent service and high-quality food. The lobster mousseline and vegetable spring rolls are favorites amongst patrons, while the Ritz Carlton cake is hailed as one of the best desserts available. Despite a cosmopolitan setting, the restaurant emphasizes its Southern hospitality and traditions, specifically through its food offerings. As one reviewer notes, the Ritz-Carlton is "in the South and Southerners expect cornbread/celery dressing with their Christmas turkey." Trade Root comfortably delivers a mix of conventional Southern dishes and more adventurous fare, consistently maintaining high standards of taste and presentation. Meanwhile, the restaurant's ambiance has been described as "elegant, clean," with a "great service."
A photo of Truth Midtown Restaurant & Lounge restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Comfort food • West Midtown
Truth Midtown Restaurant & Lounge is a highly acclaimed destination for Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons highlight the "excellent service" and "great vibe", complementing the quality of the food describing it as "amazing" and "crafted with excellence". The restaurant's offerings of fried catfish with creamy grits, well-seasoned collard greens, and other dishes have left customers craving for more. The ambiance is praised as a "vibe", with quality music and a comfortable setting. The appreciation is also extended to their brunch service, marked as a memorable experience. The positive reviews emphasize the restaurant as a place for celebrating special occasions, where the incredible ambiance and fantastic food come together to create a remarkable dining experience.
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