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Blue Willow Inn

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294 N. Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA
770-464-2131
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 125
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Nice

Located about 35 miles from Atlanta, the drive is a straight shot down I 20E. The home could use some uplifting but you still get a feel of old southern charm. I thought it would be some brunch selections but there were only lunch selections, not a huge selection but enough. 4 meats, 5 or 6 sides... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Punkypo
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Stone Mountain
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Buffet
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223 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you love southern cooking food this is a place to go, my husband and I celebrated our 10 years wedding anniversary at Blue Willow Inn restaurant and Gift shop the food was super delicious!!! This restaurant is awesome the servants were friendly and amazing!!! Perfect place to go!

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had been here a couple of times and were highly pleased. He wanted to take his father; so we made a special trip to include him. It was seafood night; so the price was higher. I do not care for seafood myself; so I wish they had the option of regular or no seafood in the... More 

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Stone Mountain
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Located about 35 miles from Atlanta, the drive is a straight shot down I 20E. The home could use some uplifting but you still get a feel of old southern charm. I thought it would be some brunch selections but there were only lunch selections, not a huge selection but enough. 4 meats, 5 or 6 sides, and choice of... More 

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Augusta, GA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This is always a nice and impressive place to take friends or a date. The service is very friendly. While it is just a little pricey, you will leave full. The gifT shop is cute and you can find unique gifts and yummy take home items. It's pricey too but worth the drive for a once in a while dining... More 

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Monticello
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Haven't been here for quite a few years and thought I would impress relatives from out-of-town with Sunday dinner. Spendy @ $21.95 per person for an average buffet. Needless to say no one was impressed, especially my wallet. Deserts and cornbread dressing were the best items on buffet.

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Maui, Hawaii
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Because I am visiting Atlanta/Roswell area for the first time, my friends wanted me to experience real "Southern" food. We drove a little over an hour to the infamous Social Circle & the "Blue Willow" restaurant. It was the day before Valentine's & the place was packed at 11:30am. We had reservations but still had to wait a little bit... More 

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Social Circle, Georgia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have eaten at the Blue Willow several times over the years. Being that I only live 5 minutes away from it. The food is good but I personally think that have gotten overpriced with their food. It is not as good as it was several years ago. They usually have a pretty good choices of different foods but again I... More 

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georgia
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46 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We haven't been to Blue Willow in years, so decided to go on Valentine's for dinner. We thought would be good since it was prime rib and seafood menu, all you can eat for $26.00 per person(ouch) plus tip, cost us right at $65.00(double ouch) The prime rib was just so-so, very fatty, the veggies were over cooked, fried chicken... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The staff at The Blue Willow Inn Restaurant is very friendly! It was another Surprise for my 46th birthday 2015! Posted it on Facebook too! The food is good all the time! A great variety of southern foods....sliced ham, sweet potato soufflé with MARSHMALLOWS!, baked and fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, chutney, butter beans, ect., rolls... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We visited the Blue Willow many years ago when "In the Heat of the Night" was filming near by, at that time the workers from the movie company lunched there. Then - it was a inexpensive place to eat and really great variety in their daily food. Since then we have been back a few times and we feel the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 294 N. Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Social Circle
  • Phone Number: 770-464-2131

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?