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Reviewed 19 August 2021 via mobile

Our waiter was great. Aaron, I think. Food was excellent. We celebrated our anniversary so he brought us bananas foster for dessert. My husband loved his steak. Looking forward to returning. Next time, we will come on Sunday or Tuesday try the prime rib.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 15 July 2021

Great classic steakhouse. Casual, cow decor. Enjoyed a Buffalo Trace Old Fashion at the bar with unusual, delicious, huge pile of onion rings and then were seated in a booth for steak, a $3 potato (no overpriced sides here) and bottle of Bosca malbec. The...ribeye was charred on the outside with pink throughout; just doesn't get any better! Great service. Although we didn't have one, we asked about how a shrimp cocktail could be only $8. Waiter said 4 or 5 large shrimp = Wow! We'll be back to have some shrimp soon.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 4 July 2021

This is quickly becoming one of the best steak houses in Atlanta. The food is amazing. We ordered rack of lamb and filet oscar style- both were cooked perfectly.The filet was super thick just as I like it. A very friendly and casual atmosphere that...we enjoy. Onion ring appetizer is an especially tasty treat A little pricey but not so given the quality and size of servings. Plenty of other options are available. Service was fine but I did feel our server could have been more attentive but not a serious problem. Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 24 May 2021 via mobile

My first impression was great. The chateaubriand was cooked to perfection. The deep fried cauliflower, roasted asparagus, fried okra were all delicious. The BB Shrimp appetizer was delicious- just a little kick to it. The bananas foster was a good dessert selection. It is not...made tableside and could have used a dash more of rum. The service from Matt and Aaron was outstanding. It was a nice, relaxing, tasty dinner. We will definitely make this a frequent choice for dining.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

The food was quite good! Service was very good. Best fried okra we’ve ever had. Drinks were ok and quite pricey. Wine by the glass very expensive for a place like this. We would definitely go back but skip the cocktails.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 19 May 2021

They do not offer lunch. This is a place that you need reservations. Menu online, so it will help speeding up your decision. The fried onion rings are amazing. The servers work in teams, so you are not always looking for the server for something...you need. They did a great job. I was a bit taken aback by the $25 charge for 5 scallops. That seemed a bit much. And that option was only available if you got a steak too. We were seated upstairs. There was plenty of room for social distancing. Nice atmosphere. Interesting décor. One friend ordered a Prime Filet Mignon. He was very specific about wanting the warm pink center. It came out rare. Had to send it back. I ordered a Hawaiian Prime Rib, medium. It was rare to medium rare. Fortunately, I can even eat rare, but don't order it that way. Food was excellent other than that little glitch. They do sprinkle in hot red pepper flakes on some things, so it you don't like those, let them know. They might be able to omit them.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 10 May 2021

This was our first time here. We had an amazing experience! The staff was wonderful, the management was great and food was TASTY!!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 May 2021 via mobile

Not bad, a little pricey but decent steak and great appetizers. Also, they serve bourbon flights, which is a plus. Wines are also decently priced. Lots of cocktails to choose from. Good menu with sides to share.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

Ate here 4/30/21. Nice atmosphere and well thought out - but every surface in the place hard - so sound travels from the other side of the restaurant. You cannot have a conversation without talking very loud because of how loud the place is. Next...came the food. The coke was weak - because it was dispensed into a glass with melted ice. The outer crust of the bread is so hard you feel like you are going to break a tooth. And the balsamic vinaigrette dressing they had for the salad is the worst dressing I have ever had in a restaurant ever. We both ordered the NY Strip. My wife’s was tough to chew - and mine had to be sent back twice because it was cooked wrong. Our waitress rarely came back to check on us - so we had to flag down other wait staff to get drink refills. After all this, the manager finally came to our table to deliver my steak the third time. He could tell we were not happy - but made no offer of accommodation at all. By the time my steak came out, my wife was done. I would have thought they might at least offer a free dessert - or to comp my steak - but no, nothing. It’s a shame. We really wanted to like it - but the standard of care for just about everything fell waaaay short for a high-end steakhouse. About the only good thing I can say is the okra was good. Do yourself a favor and choose another steakhouse. This one needs a lot of improvement...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

Great steak and the fried Pickels are worth it. Service was very good. Will try the onions rings next time.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Bare Bones opens at 4:00 PM, so np lunch menu 🍴😢🍴
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
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