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9 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
+1 678-765-7911
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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184 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had been to Sperata on past Valentine’s Days for dinner. It had always been good. In keeping with tradition, we made this year’s reservation two months in advance by going into the restaurant and requesting a table that was special for us. We even watched as the attendant noted that table for us on the computer. Ahead of the... More 

Thank 10-FT-STOP
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but service was horrible!! We wanted lobster bisque for starter. She never came back until our main course came out. I wanted another glass of wine & couldn't get her attention for that. They weren't that busy to excuse bad service!!! Never got the lobster bisque & she didn't seem too concerned about it. Went last... More 

Thank Donna D
Buford, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upscale Italian/Mediterranean fare a bit pricy for its location. The foods and service were on point, helping justify the price, but still this would be better placed in Atlanta's Buckhead area.

Thank wynhillpottery
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible service and food. Took forever to get food and it wasn't good. Don't waste your time or money. Go anywhere else. Lots of restaurants in Buford to enjoy much better food and service.

Thank a t
Atlanta Georgia
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great place in historical downtown Buford. Some friends recommended months ago and we finally made it. Nothing nearby compares to their menu choices. Appetizers and salads were amazing. The entrées are large enough to share. Would recommend for date night or large groups.

Thank JoeyAtlantaGeorgia
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

After a few friends recommending this place and not wanting to drive into the City for my birthday, I thought we'd give this a try. Never again. Food was okay but not worth the price. Wait staff was inattentive and had no interest in being of "service" at any level. Yes, they did give me a free dessert for my... More 

Thank Marti R
Buford, Georgia
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a "from farm to table" type restaurant. The chef uses organic ingredients and is very creative. Last night's plate was an organic chicken breast with a chipotle honey glaze served over lentils, with haricot verts, a few brussel sprouts, carrots and fingerling potatoes. The dessert was a bread pudding with some type of creme fraiche, chocolate drizzled atop... More 

Thank tacarlson
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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352 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lunch was very nice here in downtown Buford; service was great and friendly. The antipasto was good, the house-baked bread likewise (though I didn't like the garlic butter while the wife did). Pasta carbonara was ok, with too many extra ingredients (scallions, mushrooms), but flavorful. The pork loin was also ok, Germanic with apple sauce, and a tad too sweet... More 

Thank mjmccoymd
North Augusta, South Carolina
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

My wife and I had dinner with another couple at Sperata recently and left with full bellies and big smiles. The service was fast, friendly, and efficient (Thanks Oliver!). We highly recommend the fried green tomatoes and the escargot, both fantastic but very filling. The Steak Dianne and Rack of Lamb were excellent entree choices. The restaurant has a lot... More 

1 Thank RxRusty
Flowery Branch, Georgia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I’ll be honest; Sperata wasn’t our first choice for date night last Saturday, because the restaurant we wanted to go to, a chic steakhouse in Braselton, Georgia was booked up solid. We knew we were craving steak and looked up the Sperata menu online and noticed they had Steak Diane, one of our favorites from 3 decades ago when we... More 

1 Thank Michael K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: +1 678-765-7911

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?