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Good Southern Food

Staying at Omni Hotel for a long weekend and would like to know some really good restaurants that serve southern/comfort food, walk or taxi ride, either way, suggestions please AND also some good seafood places, we know the Atl Fish Market really well, love this place but anything a bit closer to the Omni?

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1. Re: Good Southern Food

For seafood, The Optimist, without a doubt. Lure is also excellent.

For Southern food, Mary Macs for something very traditional, Empire State South for something more elevated.

Edited: 13 July 2014, 21:20
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2. Re: Good Southern Food

just what I was looking for, Thanks.

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3. Re: Good Southern Food

What about JCT or Six Feet Under, what do they serve? Daughter mentioned them to me....

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4. Re: Good Southern Food

JCT is quite good, same owner as The Optimist, but I prefer ESS. You can'tgo wrongwith either. Six Feet Under is more casual, mostly fried. I think the food is mediocre, but it has a great view.

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5. Re: Good Southern Food

For southern/comfort food, I like Mary Mac's Tea Room on E Ponce de Leon a couple of blocks down from the Fox in Midtown and the Colonnade at Cheshire Bridge (south of 85 and Lenox)

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6. Re: Good Southern Food

looking forward to trying your suggestions, thanks again

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7. Re: Good Southern Food

I second the Optimist- it's really very good. I would skip 6feet unless you're going for a cocktail and the view. Another good seafood spot is Goin Coastal but it's in Virginia Highlands so it's a bit further away.

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8. Re: Good Southern Food

made reservations for the Optimist, Goin Coastal and Empire State South plus lunch at Mary Mac's, looking forward to some excellent food!!

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9. Re: Good Southern Food

Please let us know how it goes. i haven't been to Goin' Coastal, but it's in a great location. It will be fun to stroll around afterwards.

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10. Re: Good Southern Food

will post my reviews