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Floataway Cafe

#341 of 3,174 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
Morningside - Lenox Park
American, Contemporary
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1123 Zonolite Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-2014 (Briarcliff Road)
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Atlanta, Georgia
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Met friends out for dinner last night. Restaurant was not very busy, still service was painfully slow. We ordered Calamari, Margherita Pizza and Prosciutto for the table. Calamri was wonderful, the rest, mediocre. I ordered the Bronzino, others ordered chicken or pasta. While well-prepared, all were bland and un-memorable. The sourdough bread was by far, the most inspired thing on... More 

Thank Victor M
Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good restaurant with excellent food. Location is a bit out of the way. There are definitely areas of the restaurant more desirable than others. When you walk in, the area to the right had light airy tables by the Windows. The main entrance hallway has tables with little to no atmosphere. There are two tables in... More 

Thank Samuel M
Newnan, Georgia
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200 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We've dined at Floataway three times and the food and service are consistently good. Not a top tier place, yet, but really good. They have a nice menu and good wine list. The only drawback is location. Going there you will wonder where the heck you are heading. When you see the gun range, keep going. It's worth the effort... More 

Thank DeacSteve
Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Service, presentation, and atmosphere all make for a great evening with friends. But don't go hungry, small portions and all à la carte. Good news, the food is tasty and beautifully presented.

Thank Opernbesucherin
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Off the beaten path this quaint finned has great service an unique varied menu in a very fun and not loud environment. We will come back again and again!

Thank Daniel R
Denver, Colorado
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We had a big family dinner here and the food and the service were excellent. The lentil appetizer, the chicken liver appetizer, and the asparagus risotto were delicious. Dessert was sticky toffee pudding and butterscotch pudding, also delicious. The restaurant is divided up into several rooms, also very nicely decorated and even though there were a fair number of people... More 

Thank Evie_Parker
Peachtree City, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

I went to Floataway cafe on a recommendation from a colleague. It is located in what appears to be repurposed warehouse. It's a little out of the way but had ample and free parking. Finding the entrance is a little tricky but well worth it. We had the mini crab cake for a starter... Delicious. I had the porterhouse porkchop... More 

Thank mdmamaof4
Atlanta, GA
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265 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

As other reviewers mentioned the restaurant wasn't crowded but that wasn't a deal-breaker for me. The service was attentive and the food so yummy. The grilled octopus was ok but the red snapper and butternut squash were outstanding. I ended with the warm toffee pudding and I almost skipped out of the restaurant from delight.

Thank cstocker
Cleveland, Georgia
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Very Classy Restaurant With Excellent Food The Best Rissoto I Have Eaten And The Desserts Are Excellent Service Is Superb Vegetables Are s Fresh As It Gets

Thank THK1971
Marietta, Georgia
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

It took us 30 min to get there but totally worth it. Once we got there we must we where at the wrong place because there is nothing around and it looks like a warehouse building but just follow the signs and you'll get to a small door with a very small sign. Kind like trying to keep it like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
American, Contemporary
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Zonolite Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-2014
    (Briarcliff Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Neighborhood: Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Phone Number: 404-892-1414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?