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Grits Cafe

17 W Johnston St, Forsyth, GA 31029-2148
+1 478-994-8325
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 W Johnston St, Forsyth, GA 31029-2148
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Grits Cafe was recommended by our hotel, and it proved to be delightful. It's fine dining in a casual atmosphere. D, our server, made us feel right at home. Blackened shrimp on a bed of macaroni and cheese with fresh bacon was a special that...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate at Grits Wed, 09/12/2018 as soon as they opened at 5:30p. Our cost for 2 before tip was $86.67. It's pricey but locals say it's the best restaurant in town and they have a Certificate of Excellence to prove it. Restaurant is located on...More

1  Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch and enjoyed their bar-b-q ribs, chicken, and pork. They served the best beans I've ever had! Very conscientious servers made us feel right at home and kept our glasses full. This place is not far off the expressway, so go have a...More

Thank C-02
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My family was driving through on our way back to Chicago. There were good options for both adults and kids. The atmosphere was charming and the food was delicious. The only reason I didn’t give it 5 stars is because they got my husband’s order...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Leslie was an amazing server! Everything was crazy scrumpdeliocious!!! We saw candied bacon on a salad and she said we could get that on anything or as a side. So we ordered it as an appetizer and it was mouth-wateringly terrific. So much so, we...More

1  Thank WooHooWineWoman
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our choice for dinner after a long rainy, traffic-filled drive from Nashville. Hotel desk clerk recommended Grits Cafe (and we had already listed it based on Trip Advisor reviews). What a treat! The Caesar salad (with grits croutons. . oh my goodness!) was great. Really...More

Thank DonnaW_10
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Friday night dinner was recommend by local hotel. Nice atmosphere and interior design but slow service for drinks and food, at too high of a price. Fried green tomatoes were good but the trout entree was skimpy on the fish and short ribs were very...More

Thank David H
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Casual elegance! Consistently delicious. My "go to" appetizer is the Fried Green Tomato Napoleon, it is wonderful beyond description. My most recent entrée was the Summer Garden Pasta with Salmon. Pasta was perfect al dente, and the salmon was cooked perfect as well.

Thank lintonm2017
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We had a truly delectable lunch at Grits Cafe. By the name because we expected a small diner (which would have been fine too). Instead it was a charming restaurant wooden floors and lovely prints on the walls, The decor felt upscale and calming. What...More

Thank Smiles53
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This place is amazing!!!!! We have eaten here 3 times on our road trip between Colorado and South Carolina and have never ever been disappointed in both the quality and quantity of the food, the service and the cocktails/wine. The last time we eat here...More

Thank Marine-0311-Grunt
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June 15, 2018|
Response from CW C | Reviewed this property |
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Donna M
June 3, 2017|
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Response from dbrubeck | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they take reservations, but we just arrived without one on a Friday night. No problem in April but if you have their phone number and know your time, you could check it out. They just have a fun, interesting... More
Gayle B
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Jamie W | Property representative |
Absolutely! Come see us! 11-2 for lunch & 5:30-10 for dinner. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 W Johnston St, Forsyth, GA 31029-2148
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Forsyth
  • Phone Number: +1 478-994-8325
  • E-mail
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