South City Kitchen

South City Kitchen

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


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  • Southern food
  • fried chicken
  • fried green tomatoes
  • grits
  • banana pudding
  • pork belly
  • crab cakes
  • cocktails
  • brunch food
  • pecan pie
  • collard greens
  • good for dates
  • catfish
  • sandwiches
  • cornbread
  • fancy
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  • Caesar salad
  • dumplings
  • fried okra
  • Oakland Cemetery

    Crave from the Grave: Fried green tomatoes, buttermilk fried chicken, and some banana pudding for dessert makes this ol Southern spirit feel right at home.

    Oakland Cemetery · November 4, 2010
  • Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Midtown's original Southern fine dining struggles to keep up with the trend it created. Go for the pork shank with parsnip and celery root purée Read more

    Creative Loafing Atlanta · March 8, 2011
  • Chevrolet

    Southern food with a twist. Try the fried green tomatoes with goat cheese and, of course, the buttermilk fried chicken!

    Chevrolet · September 21, 2010
  • Atlanta Food Critic ..

    South City Kitchen is a great place to experience Southern cooking and we absolutely loved it. READ OUR REVIEW!~ Read more

    Atlanta Food Critic .com · November 28, 2010
  • Thrillist

    For brunch, we love the cheddar scrambled eggs, stone-ground grits, and applewood smoked bacon and for dinner, the buttermilk fried chicken is where it's at.

    Thrillist · June 13, 2013
  • Atlanta Food Critic ..

    #6 in our Top 10 Atlanta Restaurants for 2010 Read more

    Atlanta Food Critic .com · December 28, 2010
  • Sam T.

    Be sure to hop over to Flip Flops for a drink to wash down your meal. Wednesdays are particularly good!

    Sam Tokunaga · June 27, 2010
  • Michael E.

    Try the best lunch sandwich in the city--the catfish Reuben. It's delicious! Read more

    Michael Erickson · July 13, 2010
  • Lauren S.

    This isn't just a fried chicken joint - it's Southern food done proper. The staff has an intimate knowledge of gluten free preparation and offers a separate menu of rotating selections. Yum!

    Lauren Smith · August 15, 2011
  • Jin D.

    Get to SCK for some delicious Southern cooking STAT!

    Jin Duan · April 12, 2010
  • Alex K.

    Go to South City kitchen, enjoy the prompt service, and the excellent trout!

    Alex Koplin · September 10, 2009
  • Jerry H.

    Try the fried green tomatoes!

    Jerry Hong · March 7, 2013
  • Marla O.

    Simply the best and classiest southern restaurant you can find. The beef brisket is the most incredible thing I've ever had in my life.

    Marla Orgeron · September 26, 2011
  • Webster L.

    My favorite resturant in Atlanta. The chicken and dumplings are awsome! Southern cooking at it's best.

    Webster Lewin · March 19, 2010
  • 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
  • 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
  • David B.

    Try the Fried Green Tomatoes - Absolutely perfect #vegetarian #southern #appetizer

    David Berkowitz · March 24, 2012
  • Taylor

    If you know Kellie, you know she's the best!

    Taylor · October 2, 2011
  • ItzMerMz

    Usher fav restaurant

    ItzMerMz · December 12, 2010
  • Stephen B.

    Christina Aguilera evidently loves the fried chicken at South City as much as I do

    Stephen Brown · April 23, 2010
  • Reg G.

    One of the city's best. A must for out-of-town guests.

    Reg Griffin · February 1, 2010
  • James B.

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

    James Buchanan · December 7, 2014
  • Ticket Alternative

    The must haves: she crab soup, fried green tomatoes, crab hash & the crab cake sandwich. Tasty!

    Ticket Alternative · July 13, 2013
  • Allison B.

    Come hungry and ready to share. Things you need to eat: fried green tomatoes, apple butter, fried chicken n' waffles and the BLT. Hot damn delicious!

    Allison Barbarash · May 4, 2013
  • Kat

    The Chocolate Pecan pie is delicious!

    Kat · March 15, 2013
  • Toby L.

    Homemade banana pudding:)

    Toby Lorenc · March 15, 2013
  • Brent H.

    Try the buttermilk fried chicken

    Brent Hill · July 5, 2012
  • David B.

    Try the Potato Dumplings - With eggplant, mushrooms and truffle essence, it's some of the best gnocchi I've eaten

    David Berkowitz · March 24, 2012
  • Tawana B.

    Shrimp and grits were really good. Would recommend brunch here and taking a 1st or 2nd look at the drink menu. Really great drinks to pair with your meal.

    Tawana Burnett · October 9, 2011
  • Nina Maria S.

    Try the caesar salad! The croutons are amazing!

    Nina Maria Sparks · July 26, 2011
  • DishOnIt

    Found Sticky toffee pudding as Yum Yum. Try it and dish on it at Read more

    DishOnIt · April 10, 2011
  • DishOnIt

    Found Collard Greens as Yum. Try it and dish on it at Read more

    DishOnIt · April 10, 2011
  • Rob

    Delicious burger, great shrimp and grits

    Rob · February 28, 2011
  • Els D.

    The best fried green tomatoes ever!

    Els Dijkman · February 3, 2011
  • Joshua G.

    Get the corn bread and biscuits spookier good

    Joshua Gonzalez · June 13, 2010
  • 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 · 5 days ago
  • 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
  • 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

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