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9 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
+1 678-765-7911
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
9 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food continues to be just exceptional at Sperata. We were unable to get the 5 course meal paired with wines, which had been just delightful in the past, but the wine list was quite nice. It looks like it is no longer open for...More

Thank Paula35805
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We ate at this restaurant on my wife’s birthday.Other than acknowledging the event,the staff did nothing. A piece of cake with a candle would have sealed the deal.This is a high end restaurant with a price tag to match. The atmosphere in a restored hardware...More

Thank Jerry F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a quaint little place to go to for a nice evening out. I felt as if the menu was a bit limited because I'm not a huge fan of seafood and the majority of it the night we went was just that. The...More

Thank emalday68
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Party for 57 people in the upstairs private dining room of the restaurant with a full bar. Only way in is up steps, but it is a nice place to have an event. The staff were busy checking on tables, bringing plates, and food. The...More

Thank katork
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have lived all over the world being a military family. Of our top ten meals of our lives, eight are in Europe. Sperata is one of two in America. We went for a date night while visiting Lake Lanier. We loved...More

Thank AngFlorida
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We have been going here for years, particularly for special occasions. It's always an exceptional evening. We have our favorite dishes, but the menu changes often enough (usually monthly) that there is always some new dish to experience. Our last visit included six of us...More

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Misses had steak fit for a Queen and I had Grouper to die for. Seriously, one of the best meals we had anywhere any time. The trimmings? Oh my! Presentation laid out superbly with combinations professionally created for that scrumptious extra. Second time we've...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are looking for a great Italian restaurant this is the place. Sperata's serves up some very nice dishes and salads. The desserts are great too. A little pricey.

1  Thank Cathy D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Had date night w my wife here a few weeks back and was shocked how empty the place was! Ambiance here is quite romantic and the chef does a fabulous job w amazing salads ( try the one w candied pecans ) and huge deleicious...More

2  Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived Saturday night with no reservation. Seated right away. Drinks were great. I had oysters. They were good but not served with mignonette just cocktail sauce. I had the bouillabaisse! There was a white fish in it that was scrumptious, tiny mussels, shrimp and I...More

Thank judi2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 E Main St, Buford, GA 30518-5712
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Buford
  • Phone Number: +1 678-765-7911
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