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Oakwood Cafe

201 W. Cuyler Street, Dalton, GA 30720
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Ranked #1 of 156 restaurants in Dalton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Hamburgers, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Description: Treat your family to the best in Southern cuisine at Oakwood Cafe, in Forest Park, Georgia. From baby back ribs and onion rings to barbecue pork and pot roast, our menu features a wide selection of home cooked favorites. All of our dishes are homemade daily, using the freshest ingredients available. Our full menu is available all day long, and our well-trained staff will attend to your every need. Our family restaurant has banquet capabilities, and seats up to 350 patrons. In addition, we offer catering services for any event and any occasion.
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86 reviews from our community

94% Recommend
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Grand Blanc
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ate dinner there on our way through to FL from MI. Great experience! If I lived near Dalton, I'd be a regular. We WILL be sure to stop in every time we pass through. Food was 'down home' excellent. Smoked chicken...very flavorful, fell off the bones, complemented with their bbq sauce that I can only describe as 'sassy'. Pulled pork... More

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Miami, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We are new to southern cuisine and this homey and welcoming place was a wonderful alternative to the numerous chains in town. As someone else has mentioned on this site, Jeffrey is truly an attentive and gracious server who offered us terrific advice and suggestions. A delightful experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were just passing through town on our trip and ended up here. The food was delicious and fast. Jeffrey was an excellent server.

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Dalton, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is consistently good with lots of variety for everyone in your family! Family owned business that contributes to our local community!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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49 reviews 49 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

This is what the South is all about; service with a smile, sweet tea and bbq. Set in the middle of downtown Dalton, we had a great lunch. Pulled pork and slaw were ok, but the ribs and salad were amazing. The Shirt had baked chicken (said it was great). If you're driving on I-75 and looking for lunch, check... More

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Tunnel Hill, Georgia, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Truly Southern food. Great service. Reasonably priced. Convenient location to all in Dalton, Ga. Also attended a class reunion here.

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Yummy .. The food was great, service was even better. Very clean and super friendly! Very well prepared southern style foods. BBQ chicken, ribs and pork were great. Not right off 75 but VERY much worth the small detour. You won't be disappointed!

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Edgefield, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Food was tasty and somewhat reasonable in price. Server was very friendly and attentive without being clingy. Portions were on the small side for the price and we ended up stopping somewhere on the way home for desert. Overall good experience, but we'd try someplace else before we returned.

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Baltimore, Maryland
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

WOW, GREAT BBQ. Very popular place for the locals. Food was great and the service was fairly fast. I would eat here again for sure.

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Dalton, Georgia
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This restaurant has been in Dalton for over 50 years. The present owners have made this hometown restaurant an icon. We LOVE breakfast there. Fresh squeezed OJ (really!) and omlettes to die for. You can customize anything. Coffee is superb from a source in GA. Lunch and dinners are "meat and two or three" and just like mama used to... More

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