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The Flying Biscuit Cafe - Midtown

1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3730
+1 404-874-8887
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (44 reviews)
“biscuits” (276 reviews)
“chicken sausage” (53 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3730
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Generous portions, wonderful grits. Get the moonshadow potatoes, which are home fries dusted with spices and rosemary.

Thank Allan R
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an excellent, hearty breakfast joint in mid-town. The food is Southern inspired and heavy. Think biscuits, gravy, grits, etc. The place is buzzing and there is a wait on busy weekends. We heard lines around the corner on some days. It is worth...More

Thank DanaW873
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small, funky locale, but the food and the service are great. Good ambiance, and moderate price. Check the paintings on the ceiling.

Thank Blikofl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is in a nice little corner where the coffee, the breakfast, and the staff are AMAZING! We were told to wait 35 min from r a table for two, but it was 15 min later that we were enjoying oatmeal pancakes and egg-travaganza!...More

Thank Marcela P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place that continues to serve great meals even though they have expanded. Just as good as the original in Candler Park, this location is quite small and a little cramped but the food is excellent. Service can be really slow when it’s busy but...More

Thank mdsmit2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is colorful, cozy and located downtown. The service was good and the staff was kind. We had the opportunity to watch the staff care for a women in distress. They showed great compassion. The portions were big and delicious. The chocolate cookies are...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a good breakfast while in Charlotte. Found a cute restaurant but terrible food. Very disappointed.

Thank Tanya W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice, very cute place we stopped at on our way to the Botanical Gardens. It's in a great location with lots of people watching. I had the breakfast bowl, which was excellent. The service was quick and friendly. It was a little small. I'd...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Interesting restaurant serving southern comfort food. I had a portion of fried green tomatoes, which were different. Cant say I will be ordering them again in a hurry. Had the grits with Tilapia and I thought the tomato sauce on the grits kinda over powered...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a great breakfast spot that was open the day after the “winter storm.” This was the perfect place. Although it was cold there were people waiting outside to be seated. The wait was not long at all, about 15 minutes. I...More

Thank Jasnek G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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