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Fontaine's Oyster House

1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
+1 404-872-0869
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (63 reviews)
“muffalettas” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
$$ - $$$
1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place - good selections - fair pricing I had calamari appetizer, the oyster po boy w/hush puppies, and dozen oysters on half shell - with an oatmeal stout. Yum Great service. Not to busy. I am ready to go back for more!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Philip E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great spot in the Va.- Hi area.They are well known for the variety of oysters they shuck each night. Eat them fried, baked, broiled or raw.. they are always great. They have all the standard cajun goodies one might expect. Rice balls...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank actoreye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fontaines was a nice experience for our whole family. We all ordered something difference ( from Po Boys to Gumbo to Oysters and Mussels) and everything was excellent. Fontaine has been around for awhile and has that old charm with that the newly places lack....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lloyd T
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I have eaten at Fontaine's Oyster House several times, and usually order just their excellent oysters on the half shell. But this visit I also tried their Shrimp Seafood Basket for the first time and was glad I did. I'm not sure how one restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank WaterBuffalo2
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Great place for spicy Louisiana food like jambalaya. delicious blackened chicken. Great steak and lobster special the night we were there. Awesome hush puppies too. A romantic bar-type setting if you get a table outside.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kira_z
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner last night and could not be more happy with the food and service. I had a dozen raw oysters and a side of fried okra. The oysters were large, because it being oyster season now and delicious. The okra was great as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travelfar222
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great food & service! No wait time. We were seated right away, however we had to eat outside on the patio, glad we had nice weather. I would recommend eating here.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Glorious10
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Growing up in Louisiana, I can appreciate oysters and. muffulettas. Oysters of many styles have always been prepared to perfection. The muffs are more bread and less filling than I am accustomed to, but they still taste great. We eat here at least once every...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank James S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Oysters are better than Hilton Head’s, Service is as good as any 5 star restaurant. I can’t wait for my next lunch at Fontaine’s. In my view among the very top of the pile for a quality meal

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Michael w
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Don't believe the hype. Several restaurants in this area that offer great food and ambiance. Beware if you order the shrimp po boy...you only get 4 shrimp! The blackened alfedo was decent however portion sizes not that big. Maybe the chef should consider taking an...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kporter33
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19 September 2015|
Response from Samuel P | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Virginia Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Virginia Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 404-872-0869
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