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“What Twenty+ Years Does To A Good Business”
Review of Buckhead Diner

Buckhead Diner
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Ranked #102 of 4 263 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$35
Cuisines: American, Diner, Deli
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Good for: Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Peachtree
Description: Buckhead Diner is an American dining experience unlike any other. Inventive and long-time favorite menu items, snappy service, upscale atmosphere and retro style give this Atlanta icon a funky flair all its own. The fun menu and energy-packed atmosphere give guests a taste of nostalgia that’s always in style.
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We lived in Buckhead when the Diner was first opened. It was a hot spot...a place to be seen. I was really looking forward to eating there, since I haven't been back in Atlanta for many years.

The years have not been good to the place. It looks run down from the outside, the inside smells of bar rot (mold), and the staff is terrible. Actually, so was the food.

It's hard to keep up a good restaurant over the years, and this is certainly an example of one that needs to just close up shop.

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Torrie M, Public Relations Manager at Buckhead Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hello! We're very sorry to hear you didn't enjoy your experience with us. Please email your review and contact information to dish@buckheadrestaurants.com so our management may be in touch. Thank you!

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

We wanted something small, so we stopped in for dessert. Brandon was our server and he was great. He was nice, friendly, quick service. Ask for Brandon. I got the coffee and donuts sundae. BUT I got vanilla ice cream in it instead of coffee ice cream and I got strawberry syrup. I just don't like coffee ice cream and they don't have a plain strawberry sundae. The small donuts were good in it too.
My friend got the peaches & cream dessert. A super good, velvety creamy silky melt-in-your-mouth custard that has peaches on top. They seemed to be canned peaches, being in Georgia I was surprised. Also they were big slices of peaches. They should at least have the peaches diced because the way they serve it, makes it difficult to slice them in the dish.

We went also another day and got a burger and fries to go. Fries were way over cooked, super hard, burger over cooked. So go for the dessert!

Thank pspoker
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing deal! Went for lunch and was not disappointed! Amazing choices of appetizers - loved blue cheese chips & shrimp rolls. Main entree that rocked were Salmon and Hanger Steak! Desserts cannot go wrong with banana pie or chai creme brulee! Service fantastic!

Thank Yvonne A
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We have been going here for 30 years. They have a special now, 3 course dinner for $ 30.00, which is a good deal. make reservations, they still are busy from 6 to 8 pm.

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Thank Vann H
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I have had good meals here in the past and was very much looking forward to another good experience, but alas my meal here was just okay and the service lacking. For starters we ordered the calamari and macaroni and cheese tots with truffle sauce. The calamari was good and the tots were okay. The entrees were fish and chips and mahi with pepper sauce over sweet potatoes. The French fries served with the codfish were not hot, more room temperature and the dish was very greasy. We needed water to rid the palate of the heavy grease but we had finished the waters halfway through the appetizers and no more was offered. Finally we took the empty glasses to the bar and waited until we could get the bartender’s attention and she filled them. When our waitress finally returned we asked for a pitcher of water since it was clear she had not noticed that our glasses needed refilling and even at the point when we asked one of us had about half a glass and the other less than a fourth of a glass. She provided the pitcher and I am not sure if she ever understood why we asked. Malt vinegar was offered but by then we had given up on eating the fish and chips. The mahi was a bit better but not much so we left having eaten only about a quarter of both plates. We did like the sourdough bread and butter we were served. There are so many places to dine in this area and we have decided to take this one off our list.

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