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Violette Restaurant

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2948 Clairmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-1612 (Clairmont/I-85)
+1 404-633-3363
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11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Smyrna, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Need more staff ... Deliver hot bread to the table but can't deliver butter till the meal orders are turned in? The coffee is a weak excuse for coffee. We had the sea bass... tough ? Over cooked ? Not sure ... Have a hard time getting the bills out in a timely manner. Just disappears !

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Thank RWinzie
Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice to see a traditional French menu, well prepared food, good wine list and friendly service. The live music wasn't great but better than piped background music any day.

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Thank littlerocky5
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined here before it was renamed "Petite Violette", I'm not quite sure if it's new and improved .. BUT .. one thing for sure. It is Very Good. Perhaps a bit of a price escalation. Service was Excellent and food preparation to match. Recommended.

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Thank Jaded-Bird
Atlanta, Georgia
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120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a long-time regular of Petite Auberge and an occasional patron of Violette. Petite Violette is a consolidation of those two restaurants in the former location of Violette. Honestly, I didn't like the atmosphere at Violette. But the current configuration is much better, owing a great deal to the addition of more intimate booth seating. The menu is... More 

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Thank TombRaider55
Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a group of women in my Lunch Bunch Group to this restaurant at lunch time. Everyone ordered something different and each raved about their dish. Some had salads and some had sandwiches and some had a hot meal. They were so delighted that they told their husbands they wanted to return and try out the dinner menu. The... More 

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Thank Sandra R
Macon, Georgia, United States
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144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Petite Violette's staff is preparing delicious French/Alsatian/German food as they did at Petite Auberge. Everything is great and is one of the favorites of native Atlantans. The new location is spacious and brighter. Food: 4.5/5 Decor: Spotless restrooms, beautiful dining rooms, cloth napkins & tablecloths and flowers. 4.5/5. Service: Friendly, helpful, prompt and personable, 5/5. Value: $$-$$$ 5/5 and worth... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

After a long absence, I visited this favorite restaurant with friends. The food was delicious. The service was wonderful. I look forward to coming back again with more friends at the end of this month.

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Thank deepindixie
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great prix fixed menu with a group of 40. Hot food served hot, cold food served cold. Delicious sea bass in particular. We will be back for the regular menu, can't wait!

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Thank littlerocky5
Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We visited Violette for dinner recently after a long absence. The space is still very pleasant and it is possible to converse while dining, a rare commodity these days. A guitarist played standards in the background. Our server was OK but there were some breakdowns -- we had to ask twice for the wine we had ordered. It did not... More 

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Bridgeport
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

We had beef Borgonone with noodles. It was very tasty, fell apart it was so tender. Had French onion soup & caprese salad. All very good. Know these owners from petite auberge. They should do very well here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
French, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2948 Clairmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-1612
    (Clairmont/I-85)
  • Public Transportation: We are on MARTA bus line 19, which runs between Chamblee and Decatur stations.
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-633-3363
Description
Violette Restaurant offers classic French cuisine at affordable prices, a full bar, and an extensive wine list. With an atmosphere exuding warmth and charm, live music 5 nights a week, and friendly service, Violette is the place for an intimate dinner or a festive celebration. The restaurant has a tree-covered patio for "al fresco" dining and two large party rooms for private functions. We are Brookhaven's best-kept-secret.

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