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McKinnon's Louisiane Restaurant

#323 of 3,204 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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3209 Maple Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2502
+1 404-237-1313
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Pelham, Alabama
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My former supervisor Greg brought me here with his boss and a coworker last night with the words, "don't judge it by the outside, because this restaurant is unreal". He said this because there is a laundromat next door, so your initial impression is slightly questioning. The service I received here (and the food) however, was comparable to 5 star... More 

Thank Aaron W
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200 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is outstanding and very attentive. I found the food and drink to be only ok. I ordered a Manhattan straight up. Instead of being made with a dark cherry, it had a twist of lemon. It had a different flavor than what I expected. We each had fish for an entree. I had the grouper. It was ok... More 

Thank CaptTrouble
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

OMG I was so excited when one of my clients told me that McKinnon's had crab claw fingers. I rushed down there the next day and had three ample portions of them. I was in my glory for I haven't had them since I was in New Oreans and these were much better. The claws are not overly breaded and... More 

Thank kstrickland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

A long standing Atlanta staple, McKinnon's is often overlooked when thinking about an evening out. Sad, because it has a menu that makes you think you're in New Orleans and the food is very good. Couple that with friendly, attentive servers and you are in for a pleasant evening.

Thank goosetwo
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Owner Aziz, his family and staff offer some of the best personalized service and a standby Classic New Orleans menu- Fish is always fresh and classical prepared. Right in heart of Buckhead, easy from hotels and a good, quiet venue for memorable dining experience

Thank TechYellowJacket
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Dark and dirty feel to the atmosphere. Food was sub par at best. Atlanta has lots of great restaurants don't waste money here.

Thank Steve K
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have a colleague from NYC that loves this place; wants to go there every time he comes to town. It's a solid local place; you wouldn't know it from the exterior though. It's a reasonable walk from most of the Buckhead hotels. It's not flashy but the service is excellent and the food is very tasty. They have a... More 

Thank Mark S
Fayetteville, GA
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77 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

No matter how many times you visit Aziz and his staff treat you like a first time diner. The food is always fresh and the bread pudding dessert is one of the best in the city. It's a restaurant you don't want to miss.

Thank Richard H
Plano, Texas
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

The food and the atmosphere were not what I expected. Don't expect to find the level of cuisine that you'd get in New Orleans. Cocktails are okay, but overpriced. I won't go back again. However, the Bartender was very pleasant. I ordered my food to go because there were only a couple of guest there and I didn't feel comfortable.... More 

Thank Intlsista
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I was on the way back to my hotel and looking for a place to eat. I saw the sign for McKinnon's. To be honest, I almost kept going, but I really wanted some good Creole cooking. The entrance to the place looks very deceiving. The outside looked run down, but the inside was a five star restaurant. The wait... More 

Thank Jessica H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3209 Maple Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Buckhead
  • Neighborhood: Buckhead
  • Phone Number: +1 404-237-1313

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