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“Don't believe the hype!”

Glady's Knight and Ron Winans
Ranked #2,490 of 3,945 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: US$0 - US$12
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff
Neighbourhood: Old Fourth Ward
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Don't believe the hype!”
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

If you are from the south, you will be disappointed. The chicken was nothing special, actually my mom's chicken is much better and the sweet potato cheesecake is "different" -- not something I'll order again. But the waffle was pretty good. Overall I expected the food to be mouth watering-- rather it was just okay.

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English first
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Good to my soul!”
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

Service was spectacular. The food was authentic, delivered to the table fast, and delicious. The wait was long and you're unable to wait inside due to it being a fire hazard as the exit needs to be clear. No alcohol on premises but plenty of sweet tea to go around. Prices were reasonable.

  • Visited June 2013
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Suwanee, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Chicken and Waffles!”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

You must try the chicken and waffles! I sadly, did not, but because I didn;t, I've been haunted by them and now I want to try them. So don;t make the same mistake I did

Visited September 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A must visit when in Atlanta.”
Reviewed 20 August 2013 via mobile

This restaurant is beyond explanation. All I have to say is phenomenal food, people and service. Please take the time to treat yourself at this awesome restaurant if/when you're in Atlanta.

  • Visited September 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“$75 parking scam and mediocre food -- beware!”
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Please think twice before going to this restaurant! There is a very expensive scam being run on restaurant patrons which will cost you $75! The restaurant has two parking areas behind the building. Our family of seven pulled into the parking area on the left side. We had a short wait, were seated, ordered dinner, ate, paid and left. (More on the food later). The cost was $159, without alcoholic beverages and with an automatic 18% gratuity added. When we got to our car, we found that two "boots" had been put on the car -- and that three other families had just encountered the same disaster. A tag on the car required us to call an 800 number to request that the boots be removed -- at a cost of $75 in cash! The "boot remover" came nearly an hour later, and worked his way through the four cars.The "boot remover" noted that our parking location was one of the busiest and most "profitable" for the company, while he was removing the boots.

You may ask "Why were you booted?" Well, everyone in the left parking lot overlooked a sign posted in the dark, covered with graffiti and stickers, which said "Pay $3 at the box" -- which couldn't be located. I went into the restaurant to request some explanation. All the hostesses and the manager acknowledged that this happened "frequently." However, they made no effort to tell patrons to park only on the right side lot. They showed me a sign, approximately 8 inches x 4 inches in the window of the restaurant noting -- Please pay parking fee. However the sign was covered up by a homeless man sitting in front of the sign on the sidewalk.

It seems counterproductive to ensure that at least one-third of the patrons in your restaurant will have to pay a "boot tax" of $75 because your staff do not actively notify patrons of this problem. The "geez whiz, this is not our problem" approach from the manager and the staff reflects poor training by the general manager and corporate folks -- or a complete disregard for treating customers with decency.

Food -- totally mediocre. Chicken was unseasoned and overpriced. (Publix friend chicken is better!). Sides were $4 each, 1/2 cup servings. Collard greens came from a can with no seasonings. Some sides came out cold. When we asked to have them replaced, they were. There was no sign of the manager on duty "Will Hudson" who seemed to be hanging out in an invisibility suit in the kitchen. Save your money and find someplace else.

But if you go, for God's Sake(!) park on the right side of the building and suffer only from mediocre food.

  • Visited August 2013
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