Newnan, GA Restaurants
While you are in Newnan, be sure to visit some of its great eateries. From seafood and steaks to Georgia barbecue, fine dining locations and casual cafés you are sure to find something to sure to satisfy your cravings. Whether you select a place from the list below, or talk to some of the locals for their favorite places, be sure to get a taste of Newnan’s best.
Andres’ Off the Square
Enjoy a quiet evening of exceptional food without the expense of driving to Atlanta. The food is on par with that served in five star establishments, but without the same price tag. You will find steaks cooked to perfection, succulent seafood, a variety of veggies, decadent desserts and much more. Prices vary from lunch specials under $10 to dinner prices in the low to high teens.
This family owned and operated barbecue restaurant was touted by Lewis Grizzard as “merely the best barbecue joint on earth”. They have served politicians, sport stars, musicians and many other celebrities over their 80 years of business. They are known for their pit barbecue, Brunswick stew, crispy onion rings, and southern lemon pie. The restaurant began in 1926 in the back of what was originally a gas station. Today, they have 2 locations—the original on Highway 34 and a newer location on Jackson Street.
Located on East Broad, this Newnan restaurant is favorite for locals and visitors alike. When you dine at Mother’s Kitchen, you will find down home Southern cooking, sweet tea, and all the extras—just as mom used to make. So, come order a “meat and 3” and see for yourself.
The Redneck Gourmet Corner Café
Since its opening in 1991, the Café has grown from a small eatery seating only 12 at a time to a larger dining room seating 90. In addition, they recently opened a second RG Café in nearby Senoia. They are especially known for the gourmet hotdogs served on Fridays and Saturdays. Other menu items include fried green tomatoes, and assortment of sandwiches, homemade salads, fried chicken, and desserts like pound cake and Kahlua Krunch.
Whether you are looking for a quiet dinner spot, a refined location for a business lunch, or a place sure to sweep your date off their feet-this is just the place. As one of Newnan’s newest restaurants, Uncork’d is already receiving rave reviews on their food, quality wines, and exceptional service. Menu items include succulent selections like filet mignon with creamed spinach and garlic potato mashers or meals of perfectly roasted lamb, baked salmon or broiled scallops. Their over the top desserts are the perfect finale’ to a sumptuous meal. Uncork’d also hosts wine tastings which include a four course meal, with foods chosen to complement the wines to their fullest.
Are you looking for fried fish, coleslaw, hush puppies and all the extras? Then this is the place! It is a local favorite, so sometimes the seating may be an issue, but the food is worth the wait. From baked, broiled, and fried fish and seafood, to French fries, steamed vegetables, and great desserts, you cannot go wrong with a meal at Cat Hollow. The restaurant is known for being family friendly, so be sure to bring the kids.
Golden’s on the Square
Fried chicken, fish and okra; field peas, green beans, and butter beans; cornbread, biscuits and dressing; and, cobblers, cookies, and pies…this is lunch (and dinner) just like grandma used to make. With menu items compared to the culinary treats such as those prepared at Paula Dean’s Savannah restaurant, Golden’s is a hometown favorite that truly represents Southern cuisine at its best.
This trendy Newnan bar opened in August of 2004. It is a favorite for seeing live acts such as Sugarland, Michelle Malone Roy Scheinder, and others. You will find good food, quick service and lots of fun.