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Southern / Soul Food Restaurant and Italian Restaurant$$$$
Midtown, Atlanta
91 Tips and reviews
  • jerk chicken
  • Southern food
  • cornbread
  • pasta
  • jerk tilapia
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  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates
    This Atlanta landmark has been serving jerk, BBQ and lemon-pepper since, along with a myriad of side items, since 1993. On "Fish Fridays" jerk talapia takes over the menu.
  • Mr_Tree
    Mr_TreeNovember 25, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Been coming here for 20 years. Food is still as good as it ever was. Cheese filled tortellini is my favorite pasta. Try the creamy marinara. Beat jerk chicken in town... No lie.
  • Truth K.
    Truth KnowledgeJuly 25, 2013
    Back in the day, I enjoyed the vegetarian lasagna. It's not on the menu anymore but I did enjoy cheese tortellini with mushrooms and peppers today
  • Cheapism
    CheapismMarch 4, 2011
    Eats has a cafeteria-style look right down to the red plastic trays. The turkey lasagna and jerk chicken are a hit. Beans, rice, sweet potatoes, and corn bread are a few of the many side dishes. Read more
  • Tom R.
    Tom RittleMarch 6, 2015
    How has no one else praised the turkey lasagna??? Big portion of delicious lasagna, salad and garlic bread for only $7.50? I get it every time.
    TURTLEDEESeptember 28, 2012
    Lemon pepper chicken was amazing! Along with all The sides! Mac and cheese black eyed peas and broccoli casserole!
  • Carl B.
    Carl BlackNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    If you come right at closing and plan to dine in, consider choosing a booth so the staff can start stacking chairs on top of the tables. They'll never rush you in any event.
  • Andi R.
    Andi RiceNovember 15, 2011
    Not your typical meat and three. This place has more than soul and offers all of there veggies in true Vegan form. Rumor has it that the Jerk Chicken is their specialty.
  • Oakland Cemetery
    Oakland CemeteryNovember 3, 2010
    Crave from the Grave: First time visitors should try the jerk chicken which is what they are most known for. To mix things up folks should give the delicious turkey lasagna a try.
  • Takeo G.
    Takeo GarciaFebruary 15
    Great southern food. Had the jerk chicken with mac n cheese, mashed potatoes, and corn on the cob.
  • LyonRawr
    LyonRawrJanuary 6, 2016
    So much good Southern food at a great price. You get a lot for your money. Try the Lemon Pepper chicken.
  • Molly W.
    Molly WardSeptember 5, 2012
    The veggie plate is one of the best deals in the city. Come with an appetite and leave in a delicious coma.
  • Bill S.
    Bill SlighApril 5, 2011
    The jerk chicken is awesome! Black beans and rice are often a bit dry for me. All the pasta dishes are excellent.
  • Jason W.
    Jason WellsJuly 28, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheese tortellini with chicken chili is the truth. I add peppers and mushrooms too.
  • Colton G.
    Colton GriffinAugust 14, 2014
    Jerk chicken, cornbread, greens, sweet potato... All so good and under $10
  • Rasheed H.
    Rasheed HFebruary 8, 2012
    Try the Turkey Meatloaf and if you're feeling extra saucy add the gravy! Good times.
  • Tori R.
    Tori RadcliffeMay 15, 2014
    When you order the jerk chicken they give you half a chicken so go hungry!
  • Micha El T.
    Micha El ThompsonApril 18, 2015
    Definitely the Jerk chicken! Followed by BBQ chicken
  • Zack B.
    Zack BolienJuly 16, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Go for the pasta, any combination. You won't be disappointed.
  • Beth L.
    Beth LawrenceJuly 17, 2013
    Good and fast southern comfort food. An Atlanta staple! Not much atmosphere, but you're there for the food, right?
  • Key G.
    Key GloverDecember 18, 2012
    What some good eats come to EATS! Good vibes too! My ears enjoy as well as my belly! Lol
  • Brittany C.
    Brittany CummingsMarch 2, 2016
    You want a quick homemade meal.. come here.. food is fantastic.
  • Brittany C.
    Brittany CummingsMarch 2, 2016
    Jerk chicken & the lemon pepper chicken are to die for.
  • Robin V.
    Robin VannNovember 26, 2012
    You can't go wrong with the jerk chicken. Portion is enough for two.
  • Nia
    NiaOctober 11, 2016
    For fast food that tastes like it took time to prepare. Jerk chicken, pasta and soul veggies for an affordable price.
  • Tierre T.
    Tierre TurnerAugust 3, 2011
    Good comfort food at a comfortable price, but keep wary of the panhandlers outside
  • Kimlee D.
    Kimlee DavisApril 3, 2015
    Spaghetti & meatballs, beer, chicken, veggies it's ALL great!
  • Mike S.
    Mike SchaeferAugust 5, 2016
    Everything is good here! Very nice and friendly staff!
  • Brandon B.
    Brandon BellMarch 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Jerk Tilapia, Jerk Chicken, tortellini Alfredo...can't go wrong.
  • Gena C.
    Gena CulbreathMarch 30, 2014
    Love the jerk chicken and you can't beat the prices!
  • Lady D.
    Lady DayMay 12, 2012
    Jerk chicken and all the veggies are awesome. Good country food. :-)
  • Dominique J.
    Dominique JeterJuly 7, 2016
    I'm not sure why this place got best in Atlanta. I couldn't disagree more.
  • StevenadamsATL
    StevenadamsATLJanuary 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    I have been eating here for 20 years.
  • Chanda G.
    Chanda GloverOctober 11, 2010
    Love the apple butter. Check out the book store a cross the street if you visit.
  • Steve J.
    Steve JonesApril 16, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The best corn on the cob and cornbread I've ever had in a restaurant.
  • Joel A.
    Joel AlvaradoJune 5, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    This is our favorite place to eat. You will always find us here.
  • crystal s.
    crystal stewartOctober 8, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Friday and Saturday's they serve jerk tilapia!
  • Riggie A.
    Riggie ArévaloNovember 7, 2016
    Great food, nice location
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 28, 2011
    Not to kill your appetite here, but did you know EATS (on Ponce) used to be a strip club in the 60s and 70s?
  • Mike C.
    Mike CopelandJanuary 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Had the linguine with creamy marinara sauce & chicken ... great food.
  • Essley M.
    Essley MoodyApril 19, 2012
    Another good spot for work week lunch. Good Food. Good Prices.
  • Hannah R.
    Hannah RobertsJanuary 3, 2013
    Great for an inexpensive date after a Day of shopping.
  • Ken P.
    Ken PulliamJuly 16, 2016
    Pasta with Alfredo sauce is great.
  • Fadia K.
    Fadia KaderJuly 7, 2011
    Cheap Food on any given Night! Love the veggie Plate
  • Ben F.
    Ben FriedmanOctober 4, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    I've been eating here since college (nearly 20 years). I love that nothing has changed.
  • Dan H.
    Dan HNovember 21, 2013
    Giving props to the Salad delicious...
  • Jason M.
    Jason MunsonNovember 17, 2009
    special: jerk chix, cornbread, rice, beans for $6. fast, good, cheaper than a McD meal (or close)
  • The Mrs. Hobbs 💍
    The Mrs. Hobbs 💍September 3, 2014
    Jerk Chicken and pasta is delish!
  • Jovan
    JovanMarch 27, 2013
    My tip is this...order anything and you will not be disappointed.
  • Mike L.
    Mike LambertSeptember 29, 2012
    You can't beat the jerk chicken special
    savoryexposure.comAugust 6, 2011
    Try the Jamaican soda - kola champagne
  • Blokwise D.
    Try the jerk chicken Plate. its awesome!
  • Emmanuel C.
    Emmanuel CashAugust 1, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great food great atmosphere and great service
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SmithNovember 21, 2015
    Been here 25+ times
    Love the chicken Alfredo ziti
  • Kim Z.
    Kim ZerkleOctober 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome as always!!! Love this place...
  • mE
    mEFebruary 25, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    Tell Bob that the old tea is much better than the new tea.
  • lee y.
    lee yarbroughJanuary 9, 2012
    Try everything, it all rocks. Love you Bob.
  • Tony J.
    Tony JuliusJuly 9, 2015
    Meatloaf special is filling
  • fredara
    fredaraSeptember 10, 2011
    Best good cheap food in atlanta.
    savoryexposure.comAugust 6, 2011
    I'm Jamaican and I approve of the jerk chicken!
  • Tony W.
    Tony WrightJanuary 9, 2014
    Best chicken chili in the ATL
  • Joshua H.
    Joshua HooperApril 14, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    The Jerk Tilapia is under-rated.
  • Ashleyacbaby C.
    Ashleyacbaby ChanteJune 28, 2014
    Omg ..... so glad this place exists
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica SmithJanuary 14, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    100 on their food inspection! Always a plus.
  • Ian D.
    Ian DubeFebruary 13, 2016
    I love the Chicken Plates
  • Craig P.
    Craig PSeptember 23, 2011
    Southern food concept, Yankee quality. Blecch.
  • Radford S.
    Radford SloughMarch 25, 2013
    Been here 50+ times
    Try the new turkey meatloaf. Yummm
  • Micha El T.
    Micha El ThompsonApril 18, 2015
    CHICKEN - Jerk & BBQ
  • Jos B.
    Jos BowersSeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Jerk's the way to go.
  • Jack P.
    Jack PurdyApril 11, 2013
    You're not an Atlantan until you come here!
  • Craig P.
    Craig PSeptember 23, 2011
    One more comment: Veggies are better in the local hospital cafeterias. Really.
    yourmusiconcd.comFebruary 6, 2012
    all these years and still the best
  • Rachel C.
    Rachel CiprottiOctober 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    They have free wifi!
  • Marvin D.
    Marvin DorseyFebruary 5, 2012
    Great food....good seats @ Eats
    TheFastFoodDude.comDecember 22, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Great prices for giant plates!
  • Jason D.
    Jason DominySeptember 27, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Try the BBQ Chicken
  • fredara
    fredaraSeptember 10, 2011
    Best cheap food in atlanta.
  • Buda
    BudaApril 14, 2012
    Chicken chili is too good?
  • Tommie P.
    Tommie PhillipsJune 21, 2012
    love this place
  • Henry West C.
    Henry West Cantrell IIIMarch 5, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Veggie Plate
  • Tyler L.
    Tyler LSeptember 23, 2010
    Been here 50+ times
    The BBQ chicken is da bomb!
  • Leon
    LeonJanuary 22, 2012
    Pasta made to order...
  • Big R.
    Big RedJanuary 17, 2014
    Try the jerk!!
  • Victor T.
    Victor TolbertJuly 16, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Go to Eats and get the Special... chicken or meatloaf with black beans, rice and cornbread... $6.00
  • Jason A.
    Jason ArdellOctober 5, 2009
    Try the chicken chili. Make sure to get sour cream.
  • Dinchaka P.
    Dinchaka PSeptember 18, 2015
    Jerk chicken
  • Napoleon M.
    Napoleon MeadorsAugust 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Eat the jerk chicken special!
  • Art H.
    Art HallDecember 29, 2009
    Been here 25+ times
    Order the jerk chicken plate. Delish!
  • BigNell
    BigNellJanuary 3, 2016
    Good ass food
  • David S.
    David StoneMarch 13, 2010
    Go to Eats and try the jerk chicken Plate. Read more
  • vanrobrob
    vanrobrobMay 31, 2011
    Meh. not impressed.
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