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The Flying Biscuit Cafe - Candler Park

) #110 of 3,277 Restaurants in Atlanta ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
+1 404-687-8888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (28 reviews)
“biscuits” (115 reviews)
“grits” (74 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very excited to visit this place, as I'd heard such high praise for it. It's definitely attractively funky enough, with an imaginative menu. However, it doesn't quite deliver. The biscuit creation that I ordered -- an Oven Fried Green Tomato BLT -- was...More

Thank RoadVet
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visited during the week for brunch so wasn't very busy. The waiter was very nice. We had biscuits and gravy with grits. So good! The restaurant has an eclectic vibe. Will visit again.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Outstanding breakfast! Went to meet a friend for a bunch at a place she swore by. She wasn't wrong! It's a cozy location on a corner. Street parking is your friend or your enemy. Service is quick and prompt, with a smile. The menu... it's...More

Thank texasbrian
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed our food. My husband who is very picky I had a different opinion. He was not impressed with his bacon, eggs, grits and biscuits. He did not like creamy grits or pecan butter. He sent the grits back and got...More

Thank soapnet
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Open more than 20 years. Food is a little too Southern for my tastes, too much salt, oil, and sugar. The biscuits are heavy. That said, the food is tasty and filling. Good people watching.

Thank jay e
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

The food was really good. I had scrambled eggs, chicken sausage, grits, and chicken sausage gravy/biscuit. The best watermelon/pineapple mimosa ever and orange spice tea. Hubby had a salmon scramble eggs w/grits, and a Blue Moonade...a Bluemoon beer and lemonade, refreshing! The place is quaint,...More

Thank MrMrsReid
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The place was packed! The wait was 45 minutes but across the street was a market to browse through. After the wait, we were seated, waited on and served in a timely manner. The good was awesome and worth the money. The prices were superb!

Thank sdjohnson123
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We were traveling on New Years Day. We stopped here and were not disappointed! All four of us had something different and every meal was delicious! Best Southern food and sweet tea. Excellent service!

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Good food , great service ! We wait in line to get in but it was worth it! Great food , a very tasty ! Will recommend it !

Thank Trioduna69
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this very unique, eclectic cafe and enjoyed our breakfast very, very much. The staff and surroundings give it a really cool vibe and neighborhood feel. We loved the biscuits and the grits are truly dreamy. The lunch menu looks intriguing and we hope...More

Thank Barb S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2152
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-687-8888
  • E-mail
In 1993, the first Flying Biscuit Café opened up in Atlanta, GA., and since its inception, the Candler Park & Midtown – the two "Original" locations have strived to give its customers everything from Southern favorites to vegan selections. By offering customers a healthy alternative, The Flying Biscuit Cafe is providing a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner choices for customers living a healthier lifestyle. The Flying Biscuit Cafe, located in Candler Park & Midtown, is an eclectic neighborhood restaurant nationally recognized for its natural, hip cuisine and charming atmosphere. USA Today claims, “The biscuits are the best.” Gourmet states, “Wonderful southern food.” Rachael Ray’s $40 a Day program broadcasts, “Great food, great value.” This Atlanta institution is well-known for its unique Southern fare including The High Flyer, Egg-ceptional Eggs, Love Cakes, and of course, the biscuits. The two "Original" locations were founded in Atlanta in 1993, and has been an icon ever since.