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Steel Magnolias

132 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31602
(229) 259-0010
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Ranked #1 of 199 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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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW via mobile

Living in Atlanta I was pleasantly surprised to find a restaurant like this in Valdosta. They having great cocktails with catchy names like Porch Swing and Southern Sweet Tea served in mason jars with fresh herbs. We tried the deviled eggs (to die for) and the fried green tomatoes for appetizers and both were delicious. We tried several different meals... More

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Tifton, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We love this place! The atmosphere is beautiful, but relaxed. I have eaten here numerous times and have never had anything bad. It's a great place for a special event or just a Friday night out.

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Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We frequently meet family in Valdosta, but usually eat at another wonderful local restaurant. This time we were traveling with a pet. We found Steel Magnolias on "bringfido.com" . Wow! did we luck out!! We sat outside and they even provided our dog with homemade dog treats and a bowl of water! The service was fantastic and the food was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Driving from Naples, Fl to Chicago, IL on a whim jumped off highway for downtown Valdosta for dinner. Charming atmosphere with an authentic, creative and sophisticated menu of truly fresh preparations with a Southern twist. Delicious salmon prepared to perfection. Waitstaff was so friendly, service was impeccable and dessert cream pie to dream about. We sat outside on a gorgeous... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Oh what a place! Personality, soul and the food to back it up. We read other Trip Advisor reviews and decided to stop on our drive to the Atlanta area. What a smart move! Situated on a quaint street in Valdosta, "welcome" rings out from the moment you walk in. There you have a choice of a great inside dining... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

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
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Georgia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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