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Steel Magnolias

132 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 259-0010
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Ranked #1 of 197 restaurants in Valdosta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
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.
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90% Recommend
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful and refreshing change from your typical chain restaurants! The food was delicious and beautifully plated and priced very reasonably! The invitingly warm hospitality the owner and staff offer, combined with the quaint atmosphere makes this a 6 Star restaurant for us!! Definitely worth the drive no matter how far or how much time it takes you!

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Winter Park, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Valdosta is our halfway point between Orlando and Atlanta. Love driving just slightly it of the way for this simple, tasteful and delicious restaurant. There is quite a bit of charm and we loved our burgers and pulled pork sandwiches. I like that it is quiet, too. It's a really nice break from the drive.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

The staff were very welcoming and we enjoyed sitting at the pavement table watching the world go by. Appetizers, main course, dessert were all delicious and our dogs enjoyed the home made doggie biscuits too. Will definitely return!

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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We enjoyed our lunch here. The food and service was good and they let us go to the top floor to check it out since it was closed at lunch. Definitely worth a try.

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Delray Beach, Florida, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

More evidence of the power of TripAdvisor. Driving north thru Georgia and wanted to stop for a late afternoon bite with the wife and kids. Located in old Valdosta off the highway, we were directed to this place from the website. This place is AWESOME. Love the decor and the open kitchen. The food is top shelf "Southern" style. Try... More

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Dallas, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Catered for a wedding rehearsal dinner and even though there were lots of logistical changes at the last minute the food was wonderful, well seasoned, beautifully presented. Service was the best.

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Suwanee, Georgia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I had the opportunity to eat at this restaurant while participating in a municipal tour through southern cities. The food was fantastic. The owner knows what she's doing--her energy and expertise is evident in the wonderful food and atmosphere. Will definitely be back next time I go through Valdosta! This is my first tripadvisor review--this restaurant is worthy of it!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

The owner is certainly doing everything right here! The decor is simple and sweet. The menu has a nice selection and the prices are very fair. Had a table a table of 4 in which we each ordered a cocktail and thy were yummy and served in a mason jar; so cute! Among us we ordered the tomato mozzarella salad,... More

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Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

and great service. The green fried tomatoes were out of this world, and my husband loved his fried wonton stuffed with pimento cheese and pork. He also really liked his smoked loin with cheese mashed potatoes; i loved my pork belly, incredible, with shrimp over gouda grits. The shrimp tasted like they were 'water-added', not my favorite. I would go... More

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San Antonio, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a charming place with wonderful, attentive and personable servers. The food was just over the top delicious and beautifully presented as well. My husband and I decided to try lots of things and split them. The deviled egg appetizers were creamy with perfectly crunchy bacon and chive topping. We had the poached pear salad with arugula, walnuts and... More

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