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The Flying Biscuit Cafe - Midtown

#28 of 3,268 Restaurants in Atlanta
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1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3730
+1 404-874-8887
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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El Paso, Texas
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When in town I always must enjoy breakfast here. Waiting in line is part of the fun - anticipating the great grits and chicken sausage. I do not eat biscuits often so these were a treat, covering them in the apple butter is a must! The decor is fun and you want to take the time to savor your meal.

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Phoenix
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110 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We actually walked away a little disappointed. Line was out the door Sunday morning. We decided to eat here Monday dinner. No need. Only 1 other table when we went in, and only a few others the entire time we were there. Service was sooo aloof. Maybe a language issue? We (3) all ordered different items, no one finished. The... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Yum! Delicious! I can't say anything bad about the food. Very small restaurant and we had difficulty parking. Those minor irritants were erased as soon as I tasted that biscuit.

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Waco
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We all had breakfast . The creamy grits were so good. I am not a big fan of grits but these were so good I ate mine and my daughters. The turkey Hash and the big omelette were great. I wanted to go back before we left but to many places to try. The line is long to get in... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday morning around 10am and there was a short wait. The place is small and they use every inch of the building to get customers in! The menu was not what I expected as all the items were served with options other than pork. I love pork bacon but I'm open to trying new things so... More 

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Brielle, NJ
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Left the Botanical Gardens and was starving so Googled "really good breakfast or lunch food within walking distance" The Flying Biscuit Cafe was the clear choice. Did not disappoint. Homey, quaint, great eclectic food choices for the picky or the foodie. And on top of that....a great bargain! Service friendly and quick.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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258 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my regular stops when I'm in Atlanta. As they say, the grits are creamy and dreamy - or something like that. They're excellent as is everything else I've tried.

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun, bright, crowded and true southern breakfasts...go off-peak and get breakfast all day. Jalapeno Grits best I've eaten and not too spicy. Biscuits, well they might as well fly they are so light and airy! Good service, corrected quickly if any issue

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Dallas, Texas
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go early on weekends or you will have a long wait, but it's worth it!! Fast, friendly service. Good, healthy items available. Great coffee. Biscuits crispy outside and fluffy inside...yum...and the spread (apple/cranberry butter?) is delish. Good, casual breakfast before a long walk in piedmont park.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my friend and I arrived to flying biscuit there was a wait which is a good sign but we only waited for about 30 minutes. The server was very friendly and tended to our needs. I had the french toast and my friend had the famous flying biscuit breakfast. We both enjoyed our meals. It was a great experience!!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3730
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-874-8887
Description
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.

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