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The Smith House

84 South Chestatee Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533
+1 706-867-7000
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Ranked #22 of 68 Restaurants in Dahlonega
Price range: $11 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: Famous for our all-you-can eat family style meals. Country vegetable and fried chicken is everyone's favorite. Stay in our historic inn and visit our historic town square of Dahlonega where the first Gold Rush was located. The Smith House is locked one block from the square.
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English first
Dahlonega, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

When I have business clients come up from Atlanta they always want to eat at The Smith House. Good atmosphere as you set at a table with complete strangers but by the time you leave they have become friends. The food is good Southern food such as fried chicken, fried okra, green beans, rice with brown gravy, biscuits and muffins... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

There’s something satisfying, almost nostalgic, about eating a meal served family style. I rather like meeting strangers over a common table and sharing our stories as we get to know each other. It’s part of the charm of The Smith House and the ample platters of food seem to taste a little better in such an atmosphere. During a recent... More

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Fort Payne, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have eaten here a few times in a very large group that takes up the entire dining space downstairs. The staff handles our group wonderfully every time. The food is so good, and always just like I remember it from the year before. Definitely a must if you're in the area.

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Newnan, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This family style restaurant is downstairs in the Smith House just off the square in Dahlonega. They serve lunch and supper. We wish they served breakfast too, but I guess they can't do it ALL! Haha! Everyone who goes here loves it!

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morrow ga
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great experience and we have never had a bad one there. The servers were very nice and quick and the food was plentiful. Only negative we had the food was very salty so if you have an issue with that you might want to watch it. Perhaps moe than one dessert choice would be nice, but the shortcake was delicious.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Looking old and run down inside. A little overpriced. Food & service were good. Ambience not nearly as nice as The Dillard House.

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food at The Smith House is always good. Set up as boarding house seating, your food is brought out by the bowls and platters. You get to make new friends and enjoy a wonderful meal. If you are looking for low fat, low cholesterol meal...not here! But you never, ever go away hungry and it is like Thanksgiving everyday!... More

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FreidaWB, Manager at The Smith House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We appreciate thankful customers-they make our day!! More

DOUGLASVILLE
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Drove up to Dahlonega to do some shopping on a beautiful October Friday. Dropped into the Smith House for lunch as it was a very short walk from the Dahlonega square. The Smith House serves family style at tables where different parties sit together. The menu was static and included meats (Fried Chicken and ham) veggies (cream corn, fried okra,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you like southern food, this is the best! Fried chicken is soo delicious! It's all you can eat, too! It's a must do while in town!There's a mine shaft inside the restaurant building that you can look down in, too! Really neat place to eat!

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FreidaWB, Manager at The Smith House, responded to this review

Wonderful news! We look forward to seeing you again soon! More

FL
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

A party of 4 of us decided to try Smith House, as we had been to Dillard House many times, and loved the country homestyle cooking. What a disappointment...being at least a 6th generation southerner, I know about good southern cookin, and this ain't it. Vegetables not seasoned, apparently to accommodate senior guests. Don't get excited about the fried shrimp,... More

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Address: 84 South Chestatee Street, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone Number: +1 706-867-7000
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
Average Prices: USD 11 - 15
Cuisine: American

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