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“The food was great!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Blue Ridge Grill

Blue Ridge Grill
1261 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30327 (Buckhead)
404 233 5030
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Ranked #35 of 3,485 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Cross street: Northside Parkway
Dallas, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“The food was great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I ordered a fillet and it was aged perfectly and very tender. I ordered it medium and it was prepared exactly the way I like it. The creme brulee was also very good. We had a party of 5 and it was a little too loud for my taste, but we were all able to carry on conversations all night without too much trouble. The waiter was very good and attentive but polite to not interrupt our conversation. Very nice and I would definitely recommend.

Visited June 2013
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English first
gatordoc78
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Pricey and limited menu”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Wife's halibut was almost raw in center and had to be sent back. Small halibut filet was $30. Signature salad was $13 per salad. I had Georgia trout and it was fine. Overall I was not impressed with anything but the service which was very good.

Visited June 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
293 helpful votes 293 helpful votes
“Impressive in every way.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Filet, pork chop, whipped potatoes, steamed muscles and divine desserts were the highlights of the evening.....meaning, the entire meal was excellent. The wine list is fantastic, and the presentation - an iPad with descriptions - is a great way to select what you want. The service is top notch. Justin, our server, was attentive, informative, and polite through and through. The ambiance was exceptional. This is a first class, first rate restaurant that uses fresh ingredients, the highest grade proteins, and provides simple presentation with maximum flavor. The whipped potatoes were airy and delightful and perfect with either the beef of the pork. Desserts were well done...a mixed berry cobbler or the lemon tart were both sweet, ample, and tantalizing. We thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience and will return sooner than later.

  • Visited June 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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Georgia
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Reviews in 63 cities Reviews in 63 cities
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
“Still one of the best around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

As an Atlantan, this place has always been near the top of my list. We choose it for special occasions primarily, but end up going maybe 4 or 5 times a year. In order to be fair, over the last 12-18 months it has slid backwards just a little. 2-3 years ago I would have said this restaurant would have been in the top 5 in Atlanta. Now its probably still in the top 20 (maybe somewhere about 15 or 16), which is still really good in a large city, but it has lost a little ground. For example, hands down, they used to serve the best mussels in Atlanta. The broth they used was so good you would almost want it as a soup. Now they are just average. Not bad mind you, but they don't stand out anymore. They have also changed the drink menu, but if you're lucky you can get a bartender that knows some of the older staples that were so good, like the Ginger/Kaffer lime martini, which was one of the best in Atlanta. Now you have to know to ask for it. I don't think I'm the only one who feels this way. 2 years ago it was hard to get a table without a reservation and even then it normally had a wait they were so packed. This past Saturday, they were busy yes, but there were lots of table available for walk ins. Something has changed slightly. Enough of that.

We had the scallops and fish. This is an area they shine in. Hard to beat. The red meats are not above any other top place you can go, however their seafood is way above most places. Highly recommend. Wine list is a little on the pricey side (who isn't these days, different subject entirely), but they do have a decent corkage. Which is a huge plus.

Would we go again? Absolutely. It may have slid back slightly, but its still a great place to eat. Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Busy Friendly Place”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Met friends for lunch! Their burgers are HUGE! I often get their meatloaf but really wanted a burger. t was cooked perfectly but the HALF POUND SIZE is just a but too much for a normal person to really enjoy.

As always the staff were friendly and took great care of our group.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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