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132 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 259-0010
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: At Steel Magnolias in Valdosta, GA our food base is urban Southern, taking...
At Steel Magnolias in Valdosta, GA our food base is urban Southern, taking the roots of classic Southern cuisine and showing a new way of looking at them. We serve our fare with an old familiar smile, where our patrons are surprised by a new approach, yet still know the secret handshake. We prepare the best quality ingredients at the freshest possible point and allow them to speak for themselves. We support local farmers and Artesian producers in an effort to become a supporting element in the community and drive our “eat local, be local” philosophy.
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  • 125
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Southern hospitality at its finest!!

We came for a great friend's wedding reception and we we're positively blown away. Great food, wonderful decor and a gracious, accommodating staff. A truly great experience. The ownership should be proud of what they have created. If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely stop!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
ctsourakis
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We came for a great friend's wedding reception and we we're positively blown away. Great food, wonderful decor and a gracious, accommodating staff. A truly great experience. The ownership should be proud of what they have created. If we are ever in the area again, we will definitely stop!

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Oakland, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The menu has more variety than most restaurants in Georgia; not just barbecue or meat. We enjoyed the food, the wait staff were friendly and the value was good.

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Conover, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This was our first time to Steel Magnolias, but won't be our last. Our next business trip here...this will be our first dinner stop! As a lot of the reviews had stated that the Fried Green Tomatoes were good was an understatement. I love trying Fried Green Tomatoes...as a Foodie...these were outstanding and probably unbeatable! Do Try! I ordered the... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I really enjoy this place the food is always fresh and very creative. The menu is seasonal and puts a nice twist on classic southern food. Come early as the place fills up and have a cocktail on the open roof top bar while you wait or be seated next to the front open kitchen and talk to the cooks.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My husband and I love this place. Every meal we have tried for lunch and dinner is super delicious. I totally recommend the fried green tomatoes as an appetizer. The roof is really nice. This place has a great atmosphere.

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We had a wonderful meal on their rooftop dining area. Seared scallops and pork belly was very good. Kale salad was excellent. Service was friendly and helpful. Nice wine list. Definitely worth a visit and matches 'big city' quality/setting. Worth the extra time and $s vs the quick service restaurants on 75.

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Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Was seated at the bar very quickly during a busy lunch hour. I observed other larger parties being turned away as the place was already packed at noon. The restaurant was crazy cute with fun little details.... Napkin tied with twine, bill delivered in small mason jars, etc. I wasn't crazy about my lunch wrap as it barely had any... More 

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Calhoun, Georgia
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Great food and service. I appreciate that a standard dishes have a unique southern twist. The wait staff was helpful in making selections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I'm a college student and my friends and I decided to stop in downtown Valdosta for lunch on our way back from Florida. We were walking down the street and decided to stop at Steel Magnolias when the mailman was outside the door and highly recommended it. We were all wearing gym clothes and as soon as we opened the... More 

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Deltona, FL
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My husband & I came based on reviews we had read and we were NOT DISAPPOINTED. We decided to eat on the roof top (hey how often is that an option) it was worth the three flights of stairs to get there. We had talked before arriving about going with appetizers and maybe dessert. We started with the Fried Green... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 132 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31602
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Valdosta
  • Phone Number: (229) 259-0010

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

At Steel Magnolias in Valdosta, GA our food base is urban Southern, taking the roots of classic Southern cuisine and showing a new way of looking at them. We serve our fare with an old familiar smile, where our patrons are surprised by a new approach, yet still know the secret handshake. We prepare the best quality ingredients at the freshest possible point and allow them to speak for themselves. We support local farmers and Artesian producers in an effort to become a supporting element in the community and drive our “eat local, be local” philosophy.
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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