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4th & Swift

American Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward
621 North Ave NE (at Glen Iris Dr.), Atlanta, GA 30308, United States
Hours:
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 5:30 PM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 5:30 PM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 5:30 PM–9:00 PM
Price:
$$$$
Menus:
Brunch, Dinner
Drinks:
Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.1/10

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    Nichole
    "You must have the steamed English toffee pudding."(10 Tips)
    Susana P.
    "Three little piggies and the duck are amazing 🐽"(6 Tips)
    Kim F.
    "This is the best sticky toffee pudding ever."(7 Tips)
    Tammy G.
    "three little pigs"(4 Tips)
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  • octopus
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    One of CL's 100 Dishes, the Mexican RX is basically a cross between a Moscow Mule and a margarita. Tequila and smoky mezcal are blended with spicy ginger liqueur, agave nectar, and fresh lime juice. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · April 25, 2013
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Try the Mexican RX here, a cross between a Moscow Mule and a margarita. Tequila and smoky mezcal are blended with spicy ginger liqueur, agave nectar, and fresh lime juice. Drink up! Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · March 16, 2015
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  • Cameron
    The best restaurant in Atlanta in terms of service, creativity, & food. To get the full culinary experience, order all 5 courses with wine pairings on the Chef's Tasting Menu.
    Cameron · October 1, 2014
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    This spot epitomizes industrial elegance. It maintains a strong focus on southern style cooking, but with a refined personal touch. Taste comes first, not aw-shucks gimmickry. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · December 17, 2014
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Add this tip to your to your foursquare "to do" list for Valentine Day 2012Chef Jay Swift will put together a five-course menu for $75 or more per person, with wine pairings for an additional $35. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · January 25, 2012
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    4th and Swift serves pork three ways in the "Three Little Piggies," a cutely named but constantly evolving dish that made the cut for CL's 100 dishes to eat before you die. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · April 25, 2013
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Their cult menu item, a warm bowl of sticky toffee pudding, is a textbook example of decadence. The dense piece of sponge cake is covered in warm, buttery caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. Read more
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Three little piggies offers a base of grits, pork loin, a combo of pickled grapes, bitter greens, & chicharrón "popcorn" that literally snaps, crackles & pops as it arrives in front of you. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · August 5, 2014
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  • Occupy My Family ATL
    4th & Swift 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: http://wp.me/p1t9ft-d8k
    Occupy My Family ATL · September 4, 2013
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    The Three little piggies ha velvety grits, a centerpiece of pork loin, the sweet/sour combo of pickled grapes, bitter greens, and chicharrón "popcorn" that literally snaps, crackles and pops Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · February 3, 2012
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  • Eater
    Featured cocktail ingredients include lemongrass-black sesame syrup, honeydew water, saffron or tarragon syrups, and house smoked peach bitters. The list goes on and on.
    Eater · April 16, 2013
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  • Jackson R.
    The "three little pigs" may be conservatively seasoned, but it's a perfectly cooked pork platter. Desserts are crazy creative but delicious (donuts and foie gras ice cream? yes, please!). Read more
    Jackson Reeves · December 6, 2010
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  • Atlanta Eats TV
    Whether it’s bacon from Spotted Trotter, or chicken from Springer Mountain Farms, the movement to educate diners about locally sourced menu items has found a foothold in Atlanta. Read more
    Atlanta Eats TV · July 17, 2013
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  • Jennifer Kjellgren ~.
    Focusing on New American and Southern food, father and son chefs get it right with perfectly-prepared meats, seasonal veggies and scrumptious desserts.
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  • Tammy G.
    My favorites were the short rib, three little pigs and the sticky toffee pudding. Really. The sticky toffee pudding is non-negotiable.
    Tammy Gordon · October 4, 2013
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  • Eater
    On the menu are things like crispy Southern fried quail, local corn soup, pan-fried squash blossoms, Tybee Island shrimp ravioli. [Eater 38 Member]
    Eater · July 30, 2012
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  • Alice Y.
    Don't wear a hat unless you're prepared to take it off the minute you walk in the door. Strict no hat policy....regardless of how fabulous the hat is. Ummmmm, it's the South. WTF?
    Alice Yeo · February 24, 2012
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  • Brad W.
    Great Sunday brunch menu and some of the best cocktails in town. I've been a fan of this place since it first opened. Chef Jay never disappoints.
    Brad West · January 6, 2014
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  • Bravo
    Love the look and feel of this restaurant owned by Jay Swift. The food has soul and love, staying true to his Southern roots. -Heather Hurlbert, Top Chef Just Desserts
    Bravo · November 11, 2010
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  • Andrew
    DO NOT COME HERE!!! literally waited 30 minutes just for blue cheese olive stuffed martini and a jack and sprite. Food is portioned for babies, AND THE SERVICE SUCKS ASS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Andrew · May 2, 2013
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  • Kip R.
    When available, do the market menu. It changes daily and the dishes consist of what is in season and freshest at that time. The price is right too.
    Kip Rupp · December 29, 2010
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  • Atlanta
    The farm-to-table concept has stayed true to its roots, offering a different menu each evening, based on seasonality and that day’s delivery.
    Atlanta · February 4, 2014
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  • Julia F.
    Very yummy food, modern Southern and excellent service. Octopus was incredible as well as the trout. The heritage of the chef shows.
    Julia Forsyth · July 28, 2013
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Get the Great Enigma. It's a Plantain-infused pisco, lime juice, citrus star anise gastrique, Stone IPA reduction and fennel pollen served up in a martini glass. Read more
    Creative Loafing Atlanta · February 10, 2012
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  • Jas S.
    Amazing Swanky spot! Shrimp & Girts was fab! (Not in the menu ask for it) Jamie made mean Long Island for my Mom! & the wine list was amazing! 5 's
    Jas S. · August 28, 2011
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  • 86project
    Join 4th & Swift in the fight against hunger. Dine @ 4th & Swift Nov 16-18th to 86HUNGER. 4th & Swift will donate $0.86 per meal served to Atlanta Community Food Bank along w other 86project restauran
    86project · November 13, 2010
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  • Katie W.
    You can't go wrong with the specialty cocktails - they're all AMAZING! And get the Brussels sprout salad - it's to die for!
    Katie Wall · November 17, 2013
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  • Scott K. E.
    Dinner was just okay. Can't recommend for high end white tablecloth dinner. Manager explained that's just what to expect here. Really????????
    Scott K. Erickson · May 10, 2015
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  • Om_Chanti
    Try the sunchoke and scallop soup. Perfectly seasoned. The pearl scallops had so much flavor. Citrusy-sweet.
    Om_Chanti · January 24, 2013
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  • Maggie S.
    Sticky toffee pudding is outta this world! I was completely speechless with how delicious it was. Very large
    Maggie Siu · September 9, 2014
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  • Julie
    Awesome food (salat, octopus, scallops, pudding) and awesome service. We had a great night.
    Julie · April 11
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  • Trudy L.
    Duck and donut is a do-not-miss kind of dessert. Order it, enjoy it and dream about having it again.
    Trudy Loper · June 25, 2011
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  • Matt G.
    Order Three Little Pigs large plate and thank me later. That pork belly will make you believe in Santa Claus.
    Matt Gove · December 19, 2009
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  • Nichole
    You must have the steamed English toffee pudding. And also I suggest trying one of their cocktails.
    Nichole · September 13, 2012
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  • Lindsey H.
    Brunch is amazing! Definitely opt-in for the "bread basket" - THE most amazing cinnamon rolls!
    Lindsey Hardegree · November 18, 2013
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  • Bronwen
    The toffee bread pudding is melt-in-your-mouth divine. A splendid way to end my birthday meal.
    Bronwen · July 17, 2011
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  • Gabe N.
    The cotachina is crazy good. Everything was crazy good. This must be an Atlanta secret.
    Gabe Najarro · March 25, 2012
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  • Kim F.
    This is the best sticky toffee pudding ever. Don't go with out trying it.
    Kim Frye · September 9, 2013
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  • Stefan K.
    Pretty much everything is awesome from the drinks to the dinner to the dessert
    Stefan Kallweit · January 25, 2014
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  • Allie J.
    The bread pudding. OH DEAR GOD the bread pudding. Will literally change your life.
    Allie J · October 5, 2010
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  • AJC
    Start with the North Georgia Apple and Crispy Brussels Sprouts Salad. Read more
    AJC · April 24, 2013
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  • Jennifer
    Desserts were great. Almost everything else was very disappointing, and we're not picky at all.
    Jennifer · March 14
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  • Allen H.
    The Obsidian Cab is a nice red wine. Ate light plenty of great food
    Allen Hughes · April 12, 2011
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  • Sarah B.
    One of the best wine lists in Atl; try the Touriga Nacional if you like big reds.
    Sarah Bray · December 24, 2011
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  • RJ H.
    Not worth the cost. To many other quality restaurants to eat at with better quality for less $$$$.
    RJ Hickman · November 10, 2013
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  • Dj Heather B.
    I love this place and was super happy to hear miss Sara Lawrence started working here! Great find in that gal!
    Dj Heather B · May 10, 2011
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  • Leighann F.
    Lamb meatballs are really good and the warm English sticky toffee pudding is amazing!!!
    Leighann Ford · August 7, 2011
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  • Pedro S.
    The duck confit and corn cake was amazing.
    Pedro Soto · August 11, 2010
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  • Matt N.
    One of my favorite spots in Atlanta. Definitely fit for a foodie.
    Matt N · December 18, 2012
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  • Halbo
    One of the consistently best places to eat in Atlanta.
    Halbo · September 12, 2013
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  • Karen T.
    Next to Cakes and Ale, a top choice of mine. Read more
    Karen Truitt · July 12, 2011
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  • JamieLynne W.
    The truffle French fries are to die for
    JamieLynne Weiss · July 17, 2015
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  • Paul C.
    The New Zealand venison is excellant.
    Paul Cahill · August 7, 2010
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  • Jane L.
    Fun cocktails in a swanky atmosphere.
    Jane Le · December 6, 2015
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  • Carolyn K.
    Anything brussel sprouts, just anything...yum!
    Carolyn Kay · October 9, 2013
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  • Kimberly K.
    Pre-Theatre Nosh. Love this place! Pheasant, Octopus, Scallop and other lovely apps
    Kimberly Krautter · February 27, 2015
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  • Paul H.
    Best restaurant in Atlanta. We flew in from Raleigh to just for dinner...
    Paul Heaton · December 18, 2011
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  • Robert S.
    Duck Breast is over the top!
    Robert Spiotta · September 22, 2013
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  • Susana P.
    Three little piggies and the duck are amazing 🐽
    Susana Posada · October 21, 2014
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  • Mike D.
    Their version of a Manhattan, called Gentlemen of Nerve.
    Mike D · May 18, 2013
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  • C T.
    Cheese plate ...yes. Skirt steak ...NO.Duck and doughnut...yes.
    C T · April 28, 2011
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  • Tracy
    ACVB'S CENTENNIAL COCKTAIL: City of Trees
    Tracy · April 29, 2013
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  • Tana J.
    My favorite!!!! They are also nice to my dogs
    Tana Jo · November 7, 2014
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  • Susana P.
    Octopus Lasagna😋
    Susana Posada · October 21, 2014
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  • Anthony T.
    The toffee pudding is OMG
    Anthony Toliver · October 14, 2010
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  • Vanessa N.
    Great ambiance. Good food.
    Vanessa Narcisse · January 19, 2014
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  • Denise L.
    Sticky toffee pudding!
    Denise Lim · September 10, 2014
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  • John L.
    meat entrees - three little piggies
    John L · September 14, 2011
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  • Kamali B.
    Delicious and expensive
    Kamali Bent · July 26, 2014
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  • Teresa H.
    Toffee pudding AMAZING.
    Teresa Hughes · April 12, 2011
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  • Chris A.
    The three little pigs is ridunculous.
    Chris Ashker · June 23, 2012
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  • John R.
    Cocktails here are amazing
    John Rose · December 8, 2012
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  • Elizabeth H.
    Today's specials: so good.
    Elizabeth Harrison · September 22, 2012
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  • Anthony R.
    Three little piggies...yum!
    Anthony Reinking · March 16, 2014
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  • Girish J.
    A yom Kippur break the fast meal!
    Girish Joshi · October 9, 2011
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