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The Smith House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Tuesday-Friday 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Adults: $15.99; Child 10-12: $9.95; Child 4-9: $7.95; Child 2-3: $2.95
Fried Chicken
Baked Ham
Fried Okra
Green Beans
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Creamed Corn
Collard Greens
Homemade Yeast Rolls
Corn Muffins
Dessert and Drinks
Famous for our all-you-can eat family style meals. Country vegetable and fried chicken is everyone's favorite. Stay in our historic inn and visit our historic town square of Dahlonega where the first Gold Rush was located. The Smith House is locked one block from the square.
$6 - $19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were a large party so we came early and had no wait. The service is great, the food is down-home Southern cooking. Their fried chicken is perfect. We loved all of the vegetables.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ron C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have dined here previously and was excited to share it with our grandson. We dined around 6pm on a Saturday night so it should ha e been prime dining time but there wasn’t a large crowd at all. The first round of food had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank BoardingPass441030
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I visited Dahlonega on a very busy weekend but we were seated at the Smith House after a very short wait. It had been years since I had been there, but the food hadn't changed, unless it was only to get better....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JazzlilyAtlanta
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and you get the whole menu for one price; plus it is all you can eat. Family friendly atmosphere. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wayside824
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We stayed at The Smith house near the holidays & had an amazing time. We were only there for one night but that was really all we needed. We got to town a little before check in & saw that the hotel was within walking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cecilyjobe
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We have visited the Smith House Restaurant one to two times per year over the past 15 years. In its glory days, it was packed to the hilt; part of the charm being seated at a table with complete strangers and put in a situation...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Super delicious and plenty of food. Very attentive and polite waitresses. We were a party of 5 from ages early 20s to 70s and there was something we ALL enjoyed

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cathy G
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

My family ate here for dinner one night while we visited Dahlonega. It was wonderful! We especially loved the fried chicken, fried okra, roast with carrots and potatoes, corn, black eye peas, and rolls! It’s family style and all you can eat. The waiters were...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank janhZ6322MR
Reviewed December 22, 2018

My family went there to eat because we have heard so much about this restaurant. The atmosphere is good, the food is ok. It was too greasy. The fried chicken was good,, the okra was wonderful. the ham and the green bean could have been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eva m
Reviewed December 19, 2018

We tried eating here twice. First time, closed. Then was passing through town as we were touring GA. I had read that this was some of the best of the best southern food. Well, I have eaten at many and I can say this is...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Jennifer C
July 2, 2017|
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Response from ken711 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is not a pool. I wouldn't call the Smith House a resort. It is part of the history of Dahlonega. Located right off the downtown square.
Pat H
October 10, 2016|
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Response from Denise B | Reviewed this property |
No it does not. Try to get there before the lunch rush
Sheridan T
October 6, 2015|
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Response from ASH814 | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge, The selections of foods served that day including meats and vegetables are brought to the table and everyone is free to choose from that. There is a set amount per person for the meal. I believe some of... More
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