Savor the Mountains – The Best Dining in North Georgia

Eating out | Georgia

North Georgia is known for many things. Family farms, apple orchards, live music, the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, waterfall hikes, art galleries, cozy cabins tucked among the trees, historic grist mills, charming downtowns, holiday festivals and events, and a wide range of delicious restaurants are all treats when you visit North Georgia. Whatever type of vacation you’re planning, and whatever time of year you’re planning it, you’ll find everything you need for a truly fantastic getaway in the North Georgia mountains. 

And at the heart of any vacation is…FOOD! Thankfully, North Georgia has an impressive lineup of restaurants for YOU. Italian, Chinese, Mexican, American, Irish, Japanese, German, steak, seafood…you want it – North Georiga has it. Not sure where to start? When you aren’t whipping up delicious food in your cabin’s kitchen, check out some of the best dining in North Georgia! 


Black Sheep Restaurant
Blue Ridge, GA 
480 West Main Street

Fortify Kitchen and Bar 
Clayton, GA 
69 N. Main Street Clayton

Harvest on Main 
Blue Ridge, GA 
576 E Main St

The Farmhouse at Waterfall Club 
Clayton, GA
1105 Waterfall Dr 

Steak + Seafood

19° North Seafood & Grill 
Dahlonega, GA 
19 N Chestatee St 

Circle J Family Steak House 
Blue Ridge, GA 
4004 E 1st St 

Toccoa Riverside Restaurant 
Blue Ridge, GA 
8055 Aska Road

Whiskey & Water Seafood and Bourbon Bar 
Blue Ridge, GA
187 Depot St 

Southern & Classic American Favorites 

Back Porch Bistro
Ellijay, GA 
10 North Side Square

Blue Ridge, GA 
524 E Main St 

C Bolt’s 
Blue Ridge, GA 
644 E Main St 

Chester Brunnenmeyer’s Bar & Grill
Blue Ridge, GA 
733 E Main St 

Emily’s Bar & Restaurant
Ellijay, GA 
24 River St 

Mike’s Ellijay Restaurant
Ellijay, GA 
351 Tails Creek Rd 

Misty Mountain Hops 
Blue Ridge, GA 
3300 E 1st St 

Serenity Garden Cafe 
Blue Ridge, GA 
657 E Main St 

Southern Charm Restaurant
Blue Ridge, GA 
224 W Main Street 

The Double L Restaurant
Ellijay, GA 
449 Industrial Blvd 

The Roof Ellijay
Ellijay, GA 
24 River St 

The Smith House
Dahlonega, GA 
84 South Chestatee Street

Trailer Drive-In 
Blue Ridge, GA 
2691 E 1st St


Kizuna Japanese Restaurant 
Blue Ridge, GA
140 Progress Cir 

The Shack of Ellijay
Ellijay, GA 
118 N Main St 


Bourbon Street Grille
Dahlonega, GA
90 Public Square N 

Cajun Depot Grill
Ellijay, GA
67 Depot St Ste 101 


Blue Jeans Pizza & Pasta
Blue Ridge, GA 
140 Progress Cir #1 

Boardwalk Pizza & Pub
Ellijay, GA 
25 S Church St 

Cucina Rustica 
Morganton, GA 
76 Forge Mill Rd 

Ellijay Wood Fired Pizza
Ellijay, GA 
2 River St 

Enrico’s Italian Restaurant 
Young Harris, GA 
687 Main St #5

Mystic Mountain Pizza
Blue Ridge, GA 
4118 E 1st St


Capers on the Square
Dahlonega, GA 
84 Public Square N 


La Catrina Tacos & Margaritas
Ellijay, GA 
101 S Main St 

Tapas + Taverns 

Bin 322 Wine and Tapas Bar
Blue Ridge, GA 
116 W Main St #1D

Fightingtown Tavern
Blue Ridge, GA 
511 E Main St 

River Street Tavern 
Ellijay, GA 
40 River St 


Margo’s Gourmet Polish Kitchen 
Blue Ridge, GA 
11 Mountain Street #1 


Carroll’s Barbeque
Blue Ridge, GA 
39 Lance St 

Mike’s Trackside BBQ
Blue Ridge, GA 
3950 E 1st St 

North Georgia BBQ 
Dahlonega + Cleveland, GA