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Floataway Cafe

#437 of 3,243 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
Morningside - Lenox Park
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1123 Zonolite Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-2014 (Briarcliff Road)
+1 404-892-1414
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

3 of 4 entrees stone cold, the 4th was just right, which means ... the kitchen can't coordinate itself. Server started off OK then abandoned us. Won't be going back again.

Thank Mike S
Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been dining at Floataway since it first opened. We have always enjoyed it but the allure of all the new dining opportunities in town caused us to neglect this solid dining venue. We returned a few days ago and we were very glad we did. It was excellent. We sat in the bar in a... More 

Thank Judgefoodie
London, UK
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227 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Our first visit to Floataway in a few years. I don't know why we've stayed away so long. Very good, professional service. Interesting menu and wine list. Everything we tried was excellent. We also love the atmosphere as it's quiet enough to have a conversation (something increasingly hard to find in Atlanta). We'll be going back soon.

Thank R A
Atlanta, Georgia
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Met friends out for dinner last night. Restaurant was not very busy, still service was painfully slow. We ordered Calamari, Margherita Pizza and Prosciutto for the table. Calamri was wonderful, the rest, mediocre. I ordered the Bronzino, others ordered chicken or pasta. While well-prepared, all were bland and un-memorable. The sourdough bread was by far, the most inspired thing on... More 

Thank Victor M
Atlanta, Georgia
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a very good restaurant with excellent food. Location is a bit out of the way. There are definitely areas of the restaurant more desirable than others. When you walk in, the area to the right had light airy tables by the Windows. The main entrance hallway has tables with little to no atmosphere. There are two tables in... More 

Thank Samuel M
Newnan, Georgia
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201 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We've dined at Floataway three times and the food and service are consistently good. Not a top tier place, yet, but really good. They have a nice menu and good wine list. The only drawback is location. Going there you will wonder where the heck you are heading. When you see the gun range, keep going. It's worth the effort... More 

Thank DeacSteve
Atlanta, Georgia
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57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Service, presentation, and atmosphere all make for a great evening with friends. But don't go hungry, small portions and all à la carte. Good news, the food is tasty and beautifully presented.

Thank Opernbesucherin
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Off the beaten path this quaint finned has great service an unique varied menu in a very fun and not loud environment. We will come back again and again!

Thank Daniel R
Denver, Colorado
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had a big family dinner here and the food and the service were excellent. The lentil appetizer, the chicken liver appetizer, and the asparagus risotto were delicious. Dessert was sticky toffee pudding and butterscotch pudding, also delicious. The restaurant is divided up into several rooms, also very nicely decorated and even though there were a fair number of people... More 

1 Thank Evie_Parker
Peachtree City, Georgia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

I went to Floataway cafe on a recommendation from a colleague. It is located in what appears to be repurposed warehouse. It's a little out of the way but had ample and free parking. Finding the entrance is a little tricky but well worth it. We had the mini crab cake for a starter... Delicious. I had the porterhouse porkchop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 Zonolite Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-2014
    (Briarcliff Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Neighbourhood: Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Phone Number: +1 404-892-1414

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?