The Colonnade Restaurant

Southern / Soul, American
$ $
1879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE (Wellbourne Dr. NE)
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 874-5642
5:00pm - 9:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
12:00am - 10:00pm
11:30am - 9:00pm



  • As one of the oldest eateries in Atlanta, GA, Guy Fieri stopped by for some traditional Southern fare on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.
  • The grays and the gays!
  • The best turkey and dressing outside of Thanksgiving
  • An ATL standard, old school, great potions & a relaxed motif, Bravo!
  • Awesome fried chicken and traditional southern fare!
  • Need somewhere to take grandma after church? This is it. Known for decades for its "gays and grays" and the best Southern food in town. And, yes, that's a strip club across the street.
  • Classic Southern food at an Atlanta landmark. Full bar with great drinks. In business since 1927. Many great signature dishes, including the fried chicken. Daily chef's special dishes.
  • The Colonnade is my culinary obsession for over a year now. Just great Southern style food like grandma used to make. Fabulous Bloody Marys! And I love all the very friendly staff. Great place!!
  • Befitting its age and its old-school ambience, the Colonnade takes its time. The classic Southern fried chicken is cooked to order.
  • The fried chicken here is some of the best in Atlanta. Order it and you will have enough to take home.
  • they give you a lot of fried chicken but they're skinny skimpy on the other food!!!!!!
  • Check out Colonnade as seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives , The Layover
  • For an extra good deal, hit the early bird menu before 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and join a crowd that spans toddlers to seniors, all eager for a plate of Southern hospitality.
  • If they have to use the defibrillator on a member of your party, you all get free dessert!
  • Best fried chicken. Period.
  • BBQ salmon is excellent.
  • The best chicken livers I've ever had!
  • 2 words. Strong drinks. Make that 3 words. Really strong drinks
  • Good, just like I remember.
  • The best yeast rolls on the planet. Plus, all the classic Southern staples done to perfection -- fried okra, collards, fried chicken, pot roast, black eyed peas, cornbread, gravy.... yum!

Nearby places

2425 Piedmont Rd NE (Lindbergh Dr)
1345 Piedmont Ave NE (at The Prado NE)
2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd