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South City Kitchen

South City Kitchen

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, American Restaurant, and New American Restaurant · Midtown
1144 Crescent Ave NE (at 14th Street), Atlanta, GA 30309, United States
Closed until 11:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–3:30 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–3:30 PM
    • 5:00 PM–10:30 PM
$ $ $ $
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

Celebrating over 20 years as one of Atlanta's favorite restaurants, South City Kitchen Midtown is a true classic specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine.


Based on 446 votes

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  • On 2015 Fall Guide to Atlanta
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    Jason M.
    "Try the Shrimp and Grits - With tomato gravy"(8 Tips)
    "Fried Green tomatoes were awesome as well as the shrimp n grits!"(18 Tips)
    "Try the Chicken & Waffle offered during Sunday Brunch."(8 Tips)
    Christina H.
    "The banana pudding is to die for!"(5 Tips)
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  • Southern food
  • fried chicken
  • fried green tomatoes
  • grits
  • good for dates
  • banana pudding
  • cocktails
  • pork belly
  • brunch food
  • desserts
  • crab cakes
  • pecan pie
  • trendy
  • lively
  • catfish
  • sandwiches
  • collard greens
  • authentic
  • romantic
  • Caesar salad
  • Moe D.

    Great food and atmosphere here. Eat upstairs, if you can; More private and more quiet.

    Moe Dexler · 1 week ago
  • Alex R.

    Gotta start with the fried green tomatoes and pimento cheese.

    Alex Ravenel · September 5
  • Tyler G.

    Shrimp and grits, fried chicken, housemade bread.

    Tyler Gleason · September 1
  • andrew s.

    Chicken thigh appetizer is awesome

    andrew steiger · August 25
  • Dayiris B.

    The limonade is delicious!!

    Dayiris Barrios · August 19
  • Arlene M.

    The best in Southern cooking! Their fried chicken over kale is delicious!

    Arlene Murphy · May 21
  • Jennifer M.

    The best fried chicken around. Possibly on the planet.

  • AtlantaFoodie

    The fried green tomatoes are a MUST!

    AtlantaFoodie · April 5
  • Lynn Marie F.

    Great service! They proactively split the portions in two if they can tell you intend to share. Love that!

    Lynn Marie Franco · March 23
  • AJC

    Ok, so chicken and waffles are not southern (seriously, look it up!), but that doesn’t mean we haven’t welcomed it into the fold and perfected it! After all, fried chicken is a southern staple. Read more

    AJC · February 27
  • Yera H.

    Fun fact: I once sat and ate with a famous Chicago Bulls player here and didn't even realize what a big shot he is until I left. We both got the buttermilk fried chicken!

    Yera Ha · January 13
  • James B.

    The shrimp & grits is delicious and the bread is to die for.

    James Buchanan · December 7, 2014
  • Kristin

    The best service ever. My husband was not thrilled with the waitress's recommendation and she brought him his second choice entree! Fried Green tomatoes were awesome as well as the shrimp n grits!

    Kristin · December 7, 2014
  • Blair D.

    Fried.Chicken. 👌

    Blair Dunlevy · November 27, 2014
  • Bryan H.

    No tip needed. Everything is good!

    Bryan Haley · November 25, 2014
  • Ricky S.

    A good place for a business lunch when in Atlanta.

    Ricky Sherrill · November 19, 2014
  • Dr'Ro R.

    Great desserts.

    Dr'Ro Ro · October 9, 2014
  • Chris P.

    Some of the best southern-inspired fried chicken on the planet. Pork belly and fried green tomatoes are superb starters. Great service all around.

    Chris Paul · September 30, 2014
  • Irene L.

    Fun ambience!

    Irene Lee · September 25, 2014
  • Michael W.

    Fabulous duck!! Unbelievable halibut. Awesome buttery filet. Simple but perfect flat iron steak. Great cocktails. Better than Gun Show.

    Michael White · September 19, 2014
  • Mati L.

    Fried green tomatoes and fried chicken, the perfect combo.

    Mati Luik · September 3, 2014
  • Jennifer W.

    Try the pimento cheese burger for lunch.

    Jennifer Walburn · August 30, 2014
  • Yasser A.

    Get the peach shortcake while they have the peaches.

    Yasser A · August 26, 2014
  • Samantha J.

    shrimp & grits = the best

    Samantha Jose · August 8, 2014
  • AJC

    South City Kitchen serves Southern classics with a modern touch and is probably one of the best-known restaurants in the city for doing it. Read more

    AJC · August 1, 2014
  • Charlene M.

    Order the fried green tomatoes. And the chicken liver. And the banana pudding. And a bottle of rose.

    Charlene Manuel · August 1, 2014
  • Krystle S.

    Do not miss a chance at the fried chicken. Oh. My. God. Also, the cornbread with fresh butter is EVERYTHING. Leave your diet at the door and indulge a little; it's worth it!

    Krystle Sims · August 1, 2014
  • Zach E.

    Try the Peaches & Cream Pie on this Peach Crawl Read more

    Zach Everson · June 27, 2014
  • Viv

    Try the Chicken & Waffle offered during Sunday Brunch. Autumn is a great server! Ask for her section. Grits & Fried Green Tomatoes were good too.

    Viv · June 9, 2014
  • Viv

    Great food. The chicken & waffle is yummy. Crispy chicken that isn't greasy at all. Grits & lemonade are also good.

    Viv · June 2, 2014
  • Yaning L.

    The pork belly is a must try! Chicken liver is also good!

    Yaning Liang · May 29, 2014
  • Atlanta Food & Wine Festival

    Chef Wolitzky will be "breaking bread" at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 29-June 1 Read more

  • Todd W.

    The Chase, Buttermilk Fried Chicken and Pecan Pie equals award-winning combo.

    Todd W · May 4, 2014
  • Atlanta

    Dine at South City Kitchen, a highly acclaimed Atlanta staple and celeb favorite! Here you’ll taste reinvented Southern favorites.

    Atlanta · April 14, 2014
  • Enrique B.

    Great atmosphere, service and food! The shrimp amazing!!

    Enrique Burgos · March 19, 2014
  • Jeremy P.

    Definitely get the Fried Green Tomatoes. Great on their own, but the red pepper coulis moves it into nearly sublime.

    Jeremy Peters · March 1, 2014
  • Ronald Clayton S.

    You can't go wrong with anything on the menu in this piece! Chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits and the crab cakes -- it's all good! The speciality drinks are the bomb as well! Nice spot!

    Ronald Clayton Small · January 18, 2014
  • The Owl Box

    Amazing meal! Try the lobster mac and cheese! Super rich but to die for!

    The Owl Box · January 10, 2014
  • Hadrian X.

    The pan roasted duck breast with red quinoa, Tuscan kale, and blood orange jus was amazing. If you have never tried duck, try this!

    Hadrian XIV · December 12, 2013
  • Hadrian X.

    The pork belly, with kimchi collard greens is amazing!

    Hadrian XIV · December 12, 2013
  • Veronica H.

    Fried green tomatoes and fried chicken are must orders. Get a back porch bourbon and georgia peach cocktail to wash it all down

    Veronica H · October 23, 2013
  • Paul N.

    For lunch, Crab Hash is amazing and different! Must try!

    Paul Nuttall · October 3, 2013
  • Colleen B.

    Chicken livers starter amazing, but VERY rich so choose an entree that won't be overpowered

    Colleen Budge · October 1, 2013
  • Colleen B.

    Areas of the restaurant are a little dark if you are one of those people who prefer to see what you are eating, but don't worry, they provide pen lights!

    Colleen Budge · October 1, 2013
  • Occupy My Family ATL

    SCK Midtown is participating in Midtown Restaurant Week! Across Atlanta brunch, lunch and dinner menus will be offered at $15, $25 and $35 prix-fixe pricing tiers. Details:

    Occupy My Family ATL · September 4, 2013
  • Wendy D.

    Fantastic experience tonight - every dish and drink delicious, gracious, not too cloying service. I rec the smoked pork chopped, fried chicken, trout, pineapple upside down cake.

    Wendy Darling · September 4, 2013
  • O.V. B.

    The fried chicken is great.

    O.V. Brantley · August 30, 2013
  • Rick J.

    Can't beat the fried chicken and waffle. And the fried green tomatoes are the best I have ever eaten.

    Rick Johnston · August 14, 2013
  • Matthew L.

    Their gourmet version of an egg mcmuffin blew my mind. The grits are incredible too.

    Matthew Lobacz · July 28, 2013
  • Atlanta Meetings

    Celebrating 20 years as one of Atlanta's favorite restaurants, South City Kitchen Midtown specializes in contemporary Southern cuisine with a sophisticated twist.

    Atlanta Meetings · July 23, 2013

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