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Sweet Melissa's

127 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2521
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Ranked #14 of 309 restaurants in Decatur
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

What a great find. Cheese grits and biscuit was true southern. Service was great and the place was hoppen.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The family visited here and we all had great breakfast's. We had eggs, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries and grits and they were all amazing! The atmosphere is very cozy and cute. We all would visit here again on our next visit.

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Latham, NY
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79 reviews 79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Breakfast can be a challenge when trying to find a place that does it well and without the boring usual eggs/pancakes/waffles routine. This place gets it right. The pancakes have a nice hint of cinnamon, the home fries- a touch of garlic, the variety of offerings is terrific. The coffee is hot and always refilled...Service is friendly....No need to seach... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I was in Decatur for a weekend seminar and I love my Sunday brunch...Sweet Melissa's was DELICIOUS! Home town feel, fresh, delicious food, and extremely friendly, local waitstaff. Their special cream cheese...a blend of ricotta and cream cheese...was like icing on the cake! (bagel in this case). If you like great breakfasts; fresh, flavorful and delicious, don't miss Sweet Melissa's!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Great Reuben!!! Busy lunch location and service can be slow so plan appropriately. Walk in and seat yourself. Good selection on menu.

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DC Region
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

After our first visit to Sweet Melissa's my wife commented,"They get breakfast in the South". I have to defer to her on that since she spent a couple of years in Atlanta but this small place in downtown Decatur certainly confirms her observation. Sad to say we've had a lot of difficulty finding a decent breakfast place in the DC... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

There is an great variety of breakfast platters. I had a skillet that was an excellent mix of potatoes and grilled veggies - topped with melted cheese and egg. The rest of the family had more standard fare that they "built" themselves. Coffee was good. Literally around the corner from the MARTA station, so an easy start to the day.... More

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Hayden Lake, ID
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101 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Had lunch there yesterday (fish and cheese grits--very good!) and couldn't wait for another fix at breakfast today. My husband ordered shrimp and grits and ham for breakfast and very happily finished off my giant biscuit. I like the decor, with a very good showing of photography by Chris Hanley and some interesting mobiles hanging from the ceiling. It's not... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Place has an earthy atmosphere and friendly waitstaff, but our breakfast was either prepared by a newby or an inattentive cook. The over-easy eggs were underdone (very runny whites), the fruit cup kiwi fruit still had its furry skin and the strawberries their hulls, the cheesy grits, while good, had a tablespoon sized uncooked lump in the bottom. The raucus... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I've eaten at Sweet Melissa's several times. It is our go-to restaurant when my sister-in-law visits because she has special dietary needs and they willingly help her. But, I have always found the food to be delicious. This last time we sat outside as the weather was lovely and enjoyed prompt and attentive service. I ordered a sandwich and a... More

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