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Comment Archives: Locations: Dining: American

Re: “Cabana Lounge

2 words, Bad Experience. I booked vip for my birthday may 13, 2016. I was told by lida that I only have to pay 50 deposit and the 50 dollars will go towards my tab. No other fees included and she will throw in a bottle. I thought to myself that this was an unreal deal but I also knew that Cabana Lounge is a farely new club and I thought maybe their just trying to bring business in. I heard about Cabana Lounge on V103 radio station and I heard that Jerrod J will host it, so that by itself set the tone for me and led me to believe that the club would be nice. After arriving that night, security at the door looked very ratchet. I wasn't sure if they were just hanging out like bumbs or who they were. Not professional at all. After that, I had to make music suggestions to the dj because none of the music that he was playing was dance music. It was hood music. I like a little hood music but in a lounge they have a dance floor for a reason. There suppose to have been a dress code but there was a crew there with masks on and riding around on a hoover board. At the end of the night I received a bill for almost 300.00 with fees that I was never told about. Lida signed me up for a package that I didn't know about or concent to. I was furious. It was my words against hers. I do not recommend anyone to go to Cabana Lounge.

Posted by TamaraC08 on 05/16/2016 at 1:53 PM

Re: “Ticonderoga Club

I agree with everything in this review and would like to add that this place is run by an amazing set of owners and staff. I've been 2-3 times already, and they have treated me and my friends incredibly well. Several of the service staff formerly worked for Reagan and Greg at Holeman and Finch, and I recognized them immediately. The fact that years later they are willing to follow them over to a brand new place speaks volumes for what kind of people run this restaurant. It is people who care a great deal about the level of service and have a lot of love for both their patrons and their staff. This is a rarer combination than it should in the service industry, a lot of places struggle getting it right. I'm excited to see this place flourish over the next few years. It is a total gem. And I will be a regular customer for life.

Posted by Sazerac Fan on 01/06/2016 at 8:17 AM

Re: “Smith's Olde Bar

Charged $15 each for 2 even after I showed them they were posted for $10 online. Then was told there would be a server (comedy show) only to wait so long that I had to search for her, then was told she was scared to come to the front row... Lol, I also didn't want to get up from the front row, but I don't work there. Staff just seemed to comfortable and lacked customer service skills.

Posted by Annoyed on 09/22/2015 at 9:46 PM

Re: “Smith's Olde Bar

Came to an event posted at $10, but was charged $15 for 2 at the door; even after letting the guy know about the $10 posting. Then was seated in the front row; I was told there was drink service when I walked in (comedy show), but after a long wait I got up to check, only to find out that the girl was scared to come to the front row... But from the front row I had to get up to find her. The comedians rocked, the staff... Way too comfortable and lacking customer service skills.

Posted by Not impressed on 09/22/2015 at 9:36 PM

Re: “Kirkyard Public House

Family friendly sports bar atmosphere. Super friendly staff and good selection of rotating drafts.

Posted by Laura Humphrey on 09/18/2015 at 4:50 PM

Re: “Buckhead Diner

Buckhead Diner on Piedmont Road in Buckhead is a paradox of sorts. A diner is typically a restaurant where anyone can find some menu item that suits their palate. Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches and meatloaf entrees spring to mind, but Buckhead Diner is a different breed of diner style restaurants.

First of all, Buckhead Diner has valet parking, which in a heavy rain would be useful even at McDonald’s, but James Dean would probably have parked his own ride. When Buckhead customers enter the chrome glistening bullet-shaped restaurant highlighted with blue and pink neon signage for some late-night affordable vittles, they may be surprised to discover a formal and neat staff waiting their arrival.

Families and Buckhead professionals alike find a relaxed sojourn from the buzz and bustle of the city when they choose to dine for lunch or dinner at Buckhead Diner. This diner is nice enough to invite your grandmother on Mother’s Day, but not so nice that she should not wear her homemade crocheted shawl, nursing shoes and wig.

Buckhead Diner looks like a subway car. The cream-colored ceilings are arched just like a subway, and the red leather booth table seating throughout the restaurant emphasize this locomotive appeal. Were mobsters this hip once? The floors are black and white parquet tile, and Buckhead Diner lines one end of the subway car with an open kitchen on one side and a generous bar on the other. The light fixtures look like they belong in a ballroom where Al Pacino waltzes.

At eight in the evening on a Monday, even Buckhead Diner can brag about a full bar. Young Buckhead singles in snappy garb crowd the bar where Buckhead Diner bartenders serve customers one of the finest and most delectable concoctions that any drink connoisseur must sample. Humbly named the Chocolate Martini, Buckhead Diner is the only restaurant that masters this taste bud triumph, great as an aperitif or for dessert.

The Ahi Tuna Tartare, served elegantly with drizzled wasabi and teriyaki sauce, became quickly warm and gooey. The Beef Carpaccio, however, vanished in minutes. Buckhead Diner customers are not permitted to smoke, which allows them to serve younger clients. Buckhead parents may splurge on a spectacular dinner in Buckhead Diner with the kids, but be prepared for Fuji water bottles to come to the table in slick silver cases. Whereas if the children are at home, order a Chocolate Martini.

Posted by Nicole Rawley on 09/10/2015 at 2:45 PM

Re: “My Parents' Basement

Beer selection looked great and food offerings and atmosphere were creative. Service was a bit disjointed and slow, but that's typical of a newly opened bar/restaurant. We'll continue to come back if they can keep a beer list of that caliper!

Posted by mstepp01 on 08/17/2015 at 12:40 PM

Re: “Vine & Tap

I was surprised with an celebration event at Vine and Tap, however the surprise was more so the horrible customer service in addition to a follow up call of a screaming owner Ian Mendelssohn. I've never experienced such verbal abuse or lack of regard to customer service. Save your money and go else where. The calamari and oyster were lackluster, the lobster roll was more bread than meat and sent back silverware for non cleansiness.

Posted by Kilby on 07/25/2015 at 2:01 PM

Re: “Old Tucker Fountain

Make sure you bring your fly swatter and a bottle of pepto bismol

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Posted by tom tucker on 06/12/2015 at 5:00 PM

Re: “The 120 Tavern & Music Hall

Very poor service. The chunky female bartender with the tacky sleve tattoo that calls herself a manager is the worst bartender i have ever seen. My food was not cooked the way i ordered it. She actually told me i could not take my leftovers home with me because the wings were .50 each. This would be a great place if there was an entirely new staff. They're all burnouts.

Posted by mikecar8379 on 05/21/2015 at 10:51 PM


Rather go just about anywhere than stats. Dantana's and Taco Mac are right around the corner and are much better

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Posted by Stats sucjd on 04/28/2015 at 10:40 PM


Blows. Badly.

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Posted by Stats sucjd on 04/28/2015 at 10:38 PM

Re: “Sean's Harvest Market - Midtown

Excellent food!

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Posted by Lisa Firestone Chaney on 04/24/2015 at 9:35 AM

Re: “Sean's Harvest Market - Midtown

Atlanta's best biscuit!

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Posted by AAC on 04/24/2015 at 12:36 AM

Re: “Sean's Harvest Market - Midtown

Best biscuits in town!

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Posted by Sam Kolpy on 04/23/2015 at 7:04 PM

Re: “Sean's Harvest Market - Midtown

'Cause everthing's better in a sandwich.

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Posted by Sean Germain on 04/23/2015 at 6:54 PM

Re: “Bada Bings! Sports Food & Fun

Pretty mediocre. Not my first choice, not my last choice.

1 like, 0 dislikes
Posted by Lael Fredsell on 04/17/2015 at 3:58 AM

Re: “Illegal Food

Yes!! Kwanza Hall

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Posted by Kwanza Hall on 03/02/2015 at 2:45 PM

Re: “Carroll Street Cafe

Went here for brunch because I saw good reviews on Yelps; however, I will not make a trip back to Carroll Street Café. The food to me was mediocre – eggs were “bleh” and waffles were hard and dry.

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Posted by Mish on 03/02/2015 at 12:32 PM

Re: “Carroll Street Cafe

Went here for brunch because I saw good reviews on Yelps; however, I will not make a trip back to Carroll Street Café. The food to me was mediocre – eggs were “bleh” and waffles were hard and dry.

1 like, 1 dislike
Posted by Mish on 03/02/2015 at 12:32 PM

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