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Restaurant Eugene

2277 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Buckhead)
404-355-0321
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Ranked #57 of 3,430 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $50
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Cross street: Peachtree Memorial
Description: Each evening, award-winning Chef Linton Hopkins and wife Gina welcome diners to savor an ever-changing menu that highlights Georgia's purest, locally grown produce and naturally raised meats. The inspired, New American cuisine is lovingly prepared with a southern accent and served with gracious hospitality. Each detail--from the hearth-baked bread to the pickled peaches to the Charcuterie - is made in-house. Indulge in a bottle from the meticulously selected wine list, or join us at the bar for a hand-crafted libation from our nationally recognized cocktail menu. Restaurant Eugene has been a winner of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2005. Chef Hopkins is a two time James Beard Nominee and was chosen as one of Food & Wine Magazine's 2009 Best New Chefs.
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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Being out of town and having just attended a football game at the Georgia Dome my husband and I ended up spur of the moment eating dinner at Restaurant Eugene. We did not have reservations but were able to sit at their cocktail bar. That was an experience in and of itself! The head bartender mixed fantastic cocktails that he... More

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

We went with a long time native Atlanta couple. Was told this was a mainstay top 5 Atlanta restaurant destination for years. Service was very good, atmosphere nice, food above average but not nearly what we had hoped. By no means was food bad, but very small portions and just "good." I have had difficulty remembering what was good about... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We've had wonderful meals during the past year at most of the restaurants regarded as Atlanta's best. Right now, Restaurant Eugene is at the top of the list. The food is creative and perfectly prepared, from the amuse bouche to breads, appetizers to desserts. Excellent wine list and one of the best selections of spirits in the city, with a... More

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

First of all, this is as expensive a restaurant as any in Atlanta. Your evening starts with a server who is very informative but it ends there, because he has the attitude that the food is the best around. He never checked to see if our meal is good . Our table had the tasting menu and we added a... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My son is changing jobs and moving to Tampa. So, we had to have one more dinner at at Restaurant Eugene which is located in mid-town Atlanta. The chef is a James Beard award winner. Our expectations were high. We were not disappointed. We arrived early and started at the bar. My Manhattan was perfect. We both ordered the chef... More

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Seattle
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478 reviews 478 reviews
263 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This Atlanta restaurant ranks in my top 2 for the area. The atmosphere is wonderful, the staff very knowledgable and attentive, and the alcohol selection very very good. I had the 5 course tasting menu and enjoyed it thoroughly. I highly recommend you visit this restaurant.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We have tried many tastings, all over the world. The food was spot on and in our opinion it was better than colichio in NYC. Service was very good and dinner was well presented and smooth. For a 5 course tasting it is not that expensive and well worth it. We did not do the wine pairings, instead worked with... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Celebrated my wife's birthday tonight. This was one the best restaurants we have tried. The service was impeccable as there is not an assigned server for any table. Consequently, every table belongs to every server so you are never without attention. The food preparation was innovative and very well presented. The food itself was delicious. The real treat was the... More

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Lufkin, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Unlike a previous reviewer, my experience at Restaurant Eugene was fantastic. I, too, have eaten at Bouley in New York and agree it was amazing. But every course I was served at Restaurant Eugene was world class. (I followed this by eating at Bacchanalia the next night, and my dinner partner and I both agreed that in this particular match... More

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The Hague
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91 reviews 91 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We may simply be spoiled, European gourmets, having visited some of the best restaurants in the world, but somehow we had expected more from Eugene. The interior is great and the service is definitely impeccable, so no complaints here: effective, friendly, to the point. We felt the food - we had the tasting menu with an additional course - was... More

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