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“Good Down Home Food”

White House Restaurant
Ranked #314 of 4,043 Restaurants in Atlanta
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner, Greek
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Neighborhood: Buckhead
Reviewed July 21, 2013

We go to the Whitehouse Restaurant whenever we are in the Atlanta area. The food is good, fresh and inexpensive. Its a diner not at all fancy but delis food I have never had a bad meal at the whitehouse and the service very friendly.

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Thank Louise L
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Reviewed July 9, 2013

I will yield to the critics whose reviews tell me this place has much to offer but as far as "Biscuits and Gravy" are concerned, one must love bland gravy and below average biscuits to recommend this place for this particular dish. The hash browns are nothing special either and are not worth the price.

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1  Thank Paul K
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

The White House in Buckhead is one of those older establishments where the locals go for a good simple meal while either discussing the latest business deal, family secrets, or planning their next run for political office. Having been a regular visitor for breakfast, most Fridays for the past 24 years, other than the decor and obviously, increases in prices, little has changed. That's a good thing by the way.

By the way, it will cost you about twice as much to eat as compared to a McDonalds, but definitely worth it. This is definitely not an "all you can eat" pancake place. Don't be affraid if you have to wait in line to be seated - usually never more than five minutes, and if a place is open, you just seat yourself.

The building is located in an older strip of mixed shops just north of the split (Roswell Road and Peachtree Road) on Peachtree. You can take a seat at one of the booths or if you are a loner, a stool at the counter in this "shotgun" layout facility.

Is there anything special about the food? No, not really. It is reasonably priced, great and friendly servers who rarely leave. Ella has been serving me for 22 years if that gives any idea of employment length. This kind of staying power in the restaurant business should, by itself, speak volumes about what people think of the establishment.

For me, breakfast is the time to go and you will see anyone from joggers who have just peeled off the street from a run, to blue suited executives talking six figure deals, to the Governor or event a family with all of the kids in tow.

If you are a visitor to the area, avoid the typical hotel or fast food breakfasts and visit the White House. By the way, as a side note, a friend of mine once bought one of their Hats and when pulled over by a small town cop while he was wearing the hat, he was let off with just a warning. He swears it had something to do with the hat, but we'll never know. : )

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1  Thank KenGuthrie
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Reviewed January 16, 2013

My family and I go to the Whitehouse Restaurant almost every week. There is something for everyone-- breakfast- great pancakes and biscuts, eggs, etc, veggies, sandwiches and salades. The service is friendly and they try to be fast but it does get crowded on weekends. Great food. Love it!

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Thank South691
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Reviewed December 17, 2012 via mobile

The food was good. A little overpriced, but otherwise good. The service was good. The atmosphere is ok. It looks a little sketchy but it is good!

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Thank MaryClare P
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