Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant, Cajun / Creole Restaurant, and Bar
200 Peachtree St NW (at Ellis St), Atlanta, GA 30303, United States
Open until Midnight (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu, Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
  • Fri
    • 11:00 AM–1:00 AM
  • Sat
    • 4:00 PM–1:00 AM
$ $ $ $
Lunch, Dinner
Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Outdoor Seating:

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    Black D.
    "Try Miss Ceely's Punch!"(3 Tips)
    Shireen B.
    "Get the fried green tomatoes first."(8 Tips)
    "Great place for some stellar live music and good 'ol southern food!"(17 Tips)
    Greg R.
    "banana pudding and catfish and grits were all out of this world!"(3 Tips)
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  • Southern food
  • music
  • fried chicken
  • grits
  • miss ceely
  • mac & cheese
  • fried green tomatoes
  • catfish
  • barbecue
  • peach cobbler
  • pork chops
  • lively
  • lemonade
  • collard greens
  • cocktails
  • shrimp
  • banana pudding
  • croquettes
  • tilapia
  • moonshine
  • Megan M.

    Crackle with shrimp was different but very good

    Megan M · May 19
  • Rye M.

    It came recommended, loved their fried chicken

    Rye Mamonluk · March 29
  • Rye M.

    Be warned, they charge an additional $5 if there's someone performing.

    Rye Mamonluk · March 29
  • demetrius r.

    Try the flight of moonshines

    demetrius ruffin · March 23
  • Apryl R.

    Great environment, excellent service, wonderful food. Definitely enjoyed the entertainment!

    Apryl Roberts · February 15
  • Mali B.

    HORRIBLE!! Do not eat or go here for any reason! The service is slow and the customer service is non-existent even by the managers.

    Mali Brown · January 13
  • sophia1922

    Make sure you try the fried green tomatoes.

    sophia1922 · December 7, 2014
  • Greg R.

    Mac n cheese, banana pudding and catfish and grits were all out of this world! Great service too.

    Greg R · December 3, 2014
  • Anthony W.

    The chicken is the shi..., get it with a side of bbq sauce...:-)

    Anthony Williams · September 28, 2014
  • Dan L.

    The fried chicken is amazing with a touch of honey glaze on top. If you sit at the bar, you don't have to pay the $5 entertainment fee.

    Dan Leaphart · September 28, 2014
  • Queen R.

    Happy birthday Naisha

    Queen Reed · August 31, 2014
  • Alana Sanders V.

    The Unity Band of Atlanta is the Best!!!

  • Angella H.

    Make sure you make a reservation at least 2 days in advance. Great music, fried chicken and Peach Cobbler

    Angella Hodges · August 23, 2014
  • Nadine G.

    Salmon with peach glaze

    Nadine Gregory · August 9, 2014
  • Gino L.

    Food is good, great entertainment but service sucks. They really need to improve on service.

    Gino Lassiter · August 1, 2014
  • Emily L.

    The moonshine drinks are amazing, best wings I've ever had. The music is a must see!

    Emily Layton · June 27, 2014
  • Tito G.

    Owned by a fellow aggie

    Tito Greene · June 12, 2014
  • Gracie B.

    Awesome awesome awesome! Great food, perfect crowd and wonderful music. Try the rosemary chicken entree... I keep trying to order something different, but I'm hooked.

    Gracie Brown · May 31, 2014
  • Kenn B.

    Great music. The catfish and grits were Excellent.

    Kenn Brown · April 14, 2014
  • Jessica C.

    Try the chicken, salad with house dressing, and fried green tomatoes! The fried green tomato BLT was phenomenal. We had lunch, so I'm not sure about dinner, but highly recommend it.

    Jessica Collins · March 22, 2014
  • Tiah R.

    The love music was wonderful! The lady who sings with the band jammed all night. The pulled pork is good but the fried chicken and Mac and cheese is to die for!

    Tiah R. · March 19, 2014
  • Jessica M.

    Great fries chicken! Awesome Mac n cheese! Yummy Parmesan cheese grits!

    Jessica M · March 11, 2014
  • Addie S.

    Unfortunately we never we never seated after waiting since 7pm. It is now 10:49pm and we are leaving. Music was good though

    Addie Sagere Gibson · March 2, 2014
  • Kelli P.

    Outstanding friend chicken! Good live music. Fast friendly service! I will be back!

    Kelli Poindexter · February 16, 2014
  • Ronald Clayton S.

    Great food and excellent music!

    Ronald Clayton Small · January 20, 2014
  • Michelle M.

    The shrimp creole and blackened catfish are both delicious.

    Michelle Moore · December 31, 2013
  • Sam M.

    Phenomenal food! A definite highlight of an ATL visit.

    Sam Meadors · December 12, 2013
  • Chris F.

    Good food, excellent music

    Chris Freeman · December 8, 2013
  • Donna P.

    Make a reservation first! Yes it's loud! Hope the food is good! Bunch of extra costs!

    Donna Payne · November 23, 2013
  • Kish T.

    There's a $5 cover added to your bill for the live music. All the food is well prepared, so pick anything.

    Kish Thomas · November 15, 2013
  • Shireen B.

    Get the fried green tomatoes first. Them order shrimp & grits. Miss ceelys tea is strong!!

    Shireen B. · September 30, 2013
  • Ebony G.

    Try their signature chicken! It's delish!

    Ebony Greene · September 29, 2013
  • Alexandre S.

    Excellent place, marvelous food and magnified singer....

    Alexandre Szpigel · September 23, 2013
  • Sondra

    Life changing fried chicken. Seriously. Worth the wait.

    Sondra · September 2, 2013
  • Pamela J.

    Excellent music especially Sunday brunch! Foof is great and they have flavored moonshinem

    Pamela Jones · August 29, 2013
  • Lloyd A.

    Great place to relax, unwind, see live shows, and enjoy great people. The music is on point as well.

    Lloyd A · August 25, 2013
  • Donna M.

    Got our full of grits, fried green tomatoes, and catfish. Peach martini reminded us that we weren't in New England anymore. Insist on reservations, even if they tell you they're not busy!

    Donna McFadden · August 14, 2013
  • Monica M.

    Beautiful restaurant, Chicken & waffles and a live band singing Earth, Wind & Fire #winning

    Monica Miller · August 10, 2013
  • L'Ron M.

    If you want to get tipsy, get the Harpo Punch :-). The best meal for its value is the fried chicken. I was stuffed!

    L'Ron McK Grier · August 4, 2013
  • Silvia P.

    Ceely's punch with strawberry moonshine! #GetIt

    Silvia Pugh · August 4, 2013
  • Willie H.

    Great jazz and food

    Willie Herring · July 27, 2013
  • Black D.

    Wait time can range from 30 min to 2 hrs. Sitting at the bar is an option w/o a wait depending on availability. The place is packed & so worth the wait! Live music! Great food! Try Miss Ceely's Punch!

    Black Dymond · July 23, 2013
  • Atlanta Meetings

    Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint is the culmination of a deep history of music, food, drink and socializing in the South.

    Atlanta Meetings · July 23, 2013
  • Keith M.

    Ribs were OK. Service was poor. Not going back.

    Keith Mapp · July 21, 2013
  • Cherie

    Live music and great fried chicken!

    Cherie · July 17, 2013
  • KISS 104FM

    This place gave African Americans a chance to speak their mind. It has a deep history of music, food, drink and entertainment in the south.

    KISS 104FM · July 12, 2013
  • Dahshi S.

    I love the live band! 🎤🎼🎶

    Dahshi Smith · June 29, 2013
  • Lorraine S.

    Would give a review. If we actually tried the food. Went in about an hour and fifteen minutes prior to close. And were told abruptly and without apology that they were closed.

    Lorraine S · June 12, 2013
  • Mark D.

    Peach glazed salmon

    Mark David · June 6, 2013
  • Elizabeth Z.

    Try the Sneaky Sneaky! Firefly whiskey + lemonade, it's the best! This place has a great old school atmosphere - it's a must if you're staying downtown!

    Elizabeth Zelman · May 31, 2013

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