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“Love the Brunch Buffet” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Porterhouse Grill

Porterhouse Grill
459 E Broad St, Athens, GA 30601
(706) 369-0990
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Ranked #41 of 342 Restaurants in Athens
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Athens, Georgia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Love the Brunch Buffet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Steak, eggs, pasta, great Bloody Marys, and white table service for Sunday Brunch???? YES PLEASE!

Mimosas are great as well.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good but expensive.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Food was good-for what we spent, I did expect more. Serving sizes are small. Good steak and nice atmosphere.

Visited April 2013
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Meal at Porterhouse Grill”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Some friends and I made an impromptu trip to Athens, and it turned out to be the Twilight Bike Race night. Downtown Athens was packed. When we got hungry, we looked at menus for several restaurants and opted for Porterhouse Grill.

It was nearly 9:00 PM, and the restaurant was not crowded. We were seated immediately. Truthfully, the place is pricey for a college town, and I was prepared to be disappointed by mediocre college town food. However, such was NOT the case. We ordered cocktails, which were well crafted and brought freshly baked bread. The crab soup and wedge salad were delicious, and the entrees were even better. The reduction sauce on the filet medallions was one of the best I have had and added a nice touch to the tender and perfectly -cooked filets. Others ordered the Porterhouse and the shrimp pasta, which they said were excellent. Portions were generous, and the steaks came with garlic mashed potatoes and vegetables, which were also excellent. Service was not on the level of, say, the Palm, but neither was it bad. Our waiter remained attentive throughout the meal, even though we were among the last patrons of the day. Great food by any town's standards and a real treat!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lewis Center, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“"Great food...Great service"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

We had dinner there on a busy Friday night. Our server Dickson was fantastic. Not being from the area he explained everything and had some great recommendations. Our Shrimp appetizer with fried grits was delicious. The filet mignon with redskin mashed potatoes, vegetables and the BBQ Sesame Salmon w/pineapple salsa w/rice pilaf and vegetables were mouthwatering. Great wine recommendation. The food is well worth the price. For great service just ask for Dickson. Tell him a Buckeye recommended him!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Alpharetta, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Pretty Darn Good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

My husband and I went here for dinner. He got a steak and I got the seafood pasta. Both were fabulous. The atmosphere was nice and the staff was friendly,

Visited October 2012
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