AUGUSTA GOOD FOODS + GOOD DRINKS

2nd City Distilling Co.

2nd City Distilling Co.

4, 8th Street Augusta, GA 30901

The 2nd City Distilling Co. is drawing a direct line between Augusta’s past and its present. The moniker alone is enough to establish a connection; Augusta is Georgia's second oldest city, it was also once nicknamed the second city of Georgia, and it is the second location for 2nd City. [...]

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Abel Brown

Abel Brown

491 Highland Avenue Augusta, GA 30904 | (706) 288-7895

Abel Brown, a southern kitchen and oyster bar located in Surrey Center, is renowned for its authentic approach to southern cuisine. The name, Abel Brown, is a nod to and celebration of the restaurant’s blended cultural roots. Originally a traditional folk ballad [...]

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Augusta Locally Grown

Augusta Locally Grown

540 Telfair Street,Augusta GA 30901 | (706) 823-6521

Augusta Locally Grown is dedicated to growing the local foods community by following a simple motto: our community is healthiest when it feeds itself. [...]

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Augustino's

Augustino's

Two, 10th Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 823-6521

A versatile, upscale dining establishment, Augustino’s is located next to the Savannah River in the Augusta Marriott, with easy to access parking and within easy walking distance of downtown Augusta. Offering Southern-inspired steak and Italian cuisine along [...]

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Beamie’s at the River

Beamie’s at the River

865 Reynolds St, Augusta, GA 30901 |

Established in 1994, Beamie’s has been Augusta's only downtown seafood and oyster bar for the last 25 years. Its location is part of Augusta’s historic cotton industry that drove our local economy 150 years ago; the renovated cotton warehouse has been transformed into a casual [...]

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Boll Weevil

Boll Weevil

10 James Brown Boulevard Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 722-7772

The Boll Weevil Café and Sweetery is a cozy café known for its eclectic menu of more than 30 homemade desserts, as well as its Southerninspired appetizers and entrees. The Boll Weevil offers an array of regional and Southern dishes for lunch and dinner [...]

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Buona Caffe

Buona Caffe

1858 Central Avenue Augusta, GA 30904 | (706) 869-4074

A specialty coffee roaster and espresso bar, Buona Caffe has evolved from two people’s dream to an ever-expanding artisan coffee supplier renowned throughout the Augusta River Region. Owners John and Pat Curry opened their café in 2013 in a cozy 1930s cottage [...]

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Cork and Flame

Cork and Flame

4414 Evans to Lock Road W. Evans, Ga 30809 | (706) 922-9463

Nestled in the heart of the beloved Evans, Georgia, Cork & Flame Restaurant brings a truly exclusive dining experience to its patrons that is unrivaled by anything in the area. [...]

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Cucina 503

Cucina 503

502 Fury’s Ferry Road, Evans, GA 30809 | (762) 994-0142

Cucina 503 is a treat for all who enter its doors. Driven to create an intimate dining experience focusing on high quality ingredients, creative presentation and garden-fresh flavors, award-winning Chef Mendoza opened Cucina 503 in Evans in 2016. [...]

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Divino

Divino

465 Railroad Avenue, Ste 100, North Augusta, SC 29841 | (803) 426-8675

Andrea and Marion Petruzzi made the move from Florence, Italy to North Augusta, SC in March, 2016, and shortly after opened DiVino. They’ll tell you their goal in opening DiVino, is to bring a piece of Italy to the region with the large variety of Tuscan dishes they offer on their menu. [...]

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Fat Man's Cafe and Catering

Fat Man's Cafe and Catering

1450 Greene Street Suite 600 Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 733-1740

The Usry family’s business roots run deep throughout Augusta. In the 1940’s, Horace Usry, The Fat Man, took over his father Darnell’s grocery store, changing the name from Sanitary Curb Market to Fat Man’s Corner, which eventually became the beloved Fat Man’s Forest. [...]

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Finch & Fifth

Finch & Fifth

379 Highland Avenue Augusta, GA 30909 | (706) 364-5300

Finch & Fifth thrills the palate with its sensational selection of craft cocktails, artisanal cheeses, and a creative twist on southern classics. Snugly tucked into the middle level of Surrey Center, Finch & Fifth is your new favorite local hang out. [...]

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Flying Biscuit Café

Flying Biscuit Café

3118 William Few Parkway, Unit 9 Evans, GA 30809 | (706) 426-0113

Evans has experienced a growth in locally-operated restaurants, and welcomed Flying Biscuit Café to the Riverwood Town Center in 2018. Although it is part of a franchise family, Flying Biscuit Café in Evans exemplifies a quintessential neighborhood spirit the brand is known for throughout the Southeast. [...]

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French Market Grille

The French Market Grille

425 Highland Ave, Augusta, GA 30909 | (706) 737-4865

Established in Surrey Center since 1948, French Market Grille serves up Louisiania-style dishes in a casual setting. With its broad menu of Cajun and Creole cuisine, the French Market Grille is a popular destination for lunch and dinner for the Augusta region. [...]

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Frog Hollow

Frog Hollow

1288 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 631-1548

As founder of Frog Hollow Hospitality Group, chef-owner Sean Wight, with wife and business partner Krista, stand at the helm of Frog Hollow Tavern, Craft & Vine, Farmhaus Burger and Frog & The Hen. With more than 25 years of experience in the dining industry, Sean brings his [...]

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Fuse

Füse

1002 Broad Street Augusta, GA  30901 | (706) 305-1029

Füse Restaurant is a locally owned venue serving upscale food in a down to earth atmosphere. Located in downtown Augusta, just a few blocks up from the restored Miller Theater on Broad Street, Füse serves creative cuisine, craft beer, and imaginative cocktails. [...]

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Hildebrandt's

Hildebrandt's

226, 6th Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 722-7756

When someone says “hidden gem” they’re referring to something special worth discovering. Hildebrandt’s is Augusta’s hidden gem. Family-owned, this Germaninspired deli is infused with a generous helping of southern hospitality. An Augusta destination since 1879 [...]

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Inner Bean Café

Inner Bean Café

139 Davis Road, Ste. C Augusta, GA 30907 | (706) 364-3752

When they went on their second date, Fiona and Shane Lysse never suspected it would one day belong to them. The couple, who met in Augusta, fell in love with Inner Bean Café for its welcoming atmosphere, fresh locally roasted coffee, and home-baked goods. [...]

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La Bonbonnière

La Bonbonnière

229 Fury’s Ferry Road, Ste. 129 Augusta, Georgia 30907 | (706) 868-8120

Belgian chocolate is among the finest chocolate in the world, and Augusta is lucky to have had its own artisan Belgian chocolatier since 2005. Opened by the wonderful Marie-Hélène, better known by her customers as Bébette, La Bonbonnière is the best smelling shop [...]

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Laziza Mediterranean Grill

Laziza Mediterranean Grill

4272 Washington Road Suite 5A Evans, GA 30809 | (706) 504-4303

Known for its friendly and prompt service, Laziza is a lovely fast-casual lunch and dinner spot handily located near the center of Evans on Washington Road. Pioneering the way for greater diversity in the local restaurant scene, Laziza has been serving up fine Mediterranean cuisine [...]

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Metro Coffeehouse & Pub

Metro Coffeehouse & Pub

1054 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901 |

Metro Coffeehouse & Pub is a perfectly quirky, endearing establishment, with a 20 year track record of inviting all to enjoy its sweet treats, hot drinks and adult beverages. The much loved coffee house is a prominent feature downtown, occupying the corner of 11th and Broad St. [...]

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Nacho Mama's

Nacho Mama's

976 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 724-0501

Laid back, unique and delicious. Nacho Mama’s is a one of a kind Tex -Mex restaurant founded in 1996 by two native Augustans fresh out of college. Housed in a 100 year old building in downtown Augusta, the restaurant has become an institution for the workday lunch crowd [...]

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Namaste Indian Street Food

Namaste Indian Street Food

4272 Washington Rd, Suite 5A Evans, GA 30809 | (706) 691-4432

Parameswaran Manoj has enjoyed many successful years progressively sharpening his skills in the kitchen, including time as chef for the Augusta National. A passion for great food, and developing a desire to manage the business behind serving food made the progression [...]

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New Moon Cafe

New Moon Cafe

936 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 823-2008

New Moon Café first opened its doors in Aiken in 1995. Since then, they’ve kept it fresh, funky and local, serving up creative comfort food using fresh, local ingredients. The downtown Augusta location features a casual, relaxed atmosphere, displays of local art, and [...]

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Paleo Num Yums

Paleo Num Yums

359 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez, GA 30907 | (706) 726-9558

Transformative and inspiring, Paleo Num Yums (PNY) offers pre-made meals and meal solutions that are delicious, and also good for everyone. Paleo refers to a diet of moderate proteins, limited complex carbohydrates and no processed sugar, while including lots of vegetables and healthy fats. [...]

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Raes Coastal Cafe

Rae's Coastal Cafe

3208 West Wimbledon Drive Augusta, GA 30909 | (706) 738-1313

When RAES COASTAL CAFE opened in February, 1992, there were four appetizers, four entrees, two desserts and one salad, which has become an Augusta institution. The restaurant has since expanded its repertoire, growing into a beloved destination for people near and far. [...]

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Riverwatch Brewery

Riverwatch Brewery

1150, 5th Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 421-7177

Augusta has been without a local brewery since prohibition times, but thankfully things have changed. Among the first to foment that change was Riverwatch Brewery, owned and operated by Brey Sloan and daughter, Anne. After brewing her own beer for more than 20 years [...]

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Roux’s Catering

Roux’s Catering

1244 Jones Street, Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 724-2218

Roux’s Catering is one of Augusta’s premier catering companies, offering both social and corporate catering. Owner and Augusta native, Robert Williams, opened Roux’s in 1996 after spending almost a decade honing his craft in local restaurants. [...]

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Salt + Marrow Kitchen

Salt + Marrow Kitchen

1060 Center Street North Augusta, SC 29841 | (803) 349-8401

Located on the first floor of the Crowne Plaza, Salt + Marrow Kitchen, a specialty wood-fired grill restaurant, offers an inviting gathering place for locals and visitors. With views of SRP Park, home of the Green Jackets, guests can enjoy breakfast and dinner, while lunch [...]

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Southbound Smoke House

Southbound Smoke House

1855 Central Ave., Augusta, GA 30904 | (706) 733-5464

Southbound Smokehouse is a friendly neighborhood restaurant, bar and cantina. Featuring two locations, the flagship Southbound restaurant was established on Central Avenue in Midtown and quickly became known for its laid-back atmosphere and classic slow-style southern barbecue. [...]

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Spirits Drive Thru

Spirits Drive Thru

4435 Washington Road, Evans, GA 30809

Do you like learning the history behind your spirits? Appreciate the nerdy knowledge behind specific alcohol origins? If so, head on over to Spirits Drive Thru in Evans and get ready for them to drop some knowledge. [...]

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Taqueria El Rey

Taqueria El Rey

3830 Washington Road, Ste. 25 Martinez, GA 30907 | (762) 994-0483

Eating comfort food with her family was one of Patricia Galvan’s best childhood memories, but after moving to Georgia and the growing demands of work, that part of her life changed completely. [...]

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The Foundry at Rae’s Creek

The Foundry at Rae’s Creek

250 Boy Scout Road, Augusta, GA 30909 | (706) 724-2218

The Foundry at Rae’s Creek was designed with VIP guests and special events in mind. Newly established in 2016, The Foundry is a stunning venue providing a beautiful backdrop and customized amenities for any occasion. [...]

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The Hive

The Hive

215, 10th Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 836-3661

Featuring farm-to-table pub food, The Hive is a 78 tap room & full service restaurant with growlers to go. In addition to its 61 rotating brews, The Hive’s drink selection includes house kegs, sake, wine, kombucha, cocktails, cold press nitro coffee, and sodas. [...]

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The Southern Salad

The Southern Salad

1008 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 504-4476

Brad and Havird Usry are known for their Fat Man’s soul food and top notch catering, but the other side to this dynamic duo is their dedication to a healthy lifestyle. For years, the two envisioned opening a local fast-food restaurant that served healthy, gourmet salads, grain bowls, [...]

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Tip Top Taps

Tip Top Taps

4317 Washington Rd Evans, Georgia | (706) 414-6050

Tip Top Taps is a craft beer growler shop in the heart of Evans. The pub-like atmosphere is distinguished by a beautiful bar where you can peruse the ever-changing “20 beer buffet”. Featured are five IPAs, five Belgian ales, five regional beers, four of everything else [...]

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Tree House Macarons

Tree House Macarons

229 Fury’s Ferry Road Suite 113 Augusta, GA 30907 | (470) 232-8960

Falling in love with macarons is easy to do, and made all the more possible by the recent addition of Tree House Macarons, located on Fury’s Ferry. Owners of this specialty bakery, Shane and Missy Smith, are excited to offer Augusta with a sweet treat unlike any other. [...]

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Ubora Coffee Roasters

Ubora Coffee Roasters

1128 Jones St, Augusta, Georgia 30901 | (706) 432-8571

A coffee shop is often a refuge for folks who a) love coffee, and, b) love a certain atmosphere. Occupying a unique spot on Jones Street, Ubora Coffee Roasters provides a coffee haven. The intent behind Ubora is to share a passion for specialty coffee, and positively affect lives, and create a connection among customers. [...]

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Villa Europa

Villa Europa

3044 Deans Bridge Rd Augusta, GA 30906 | (706) 798-6211

As diverse as the local community, Villa Europa has served the Augusta region an eclectic mix of Italian, German, French, English and American cuisine for more than 40 years. Family owned and operated by Anneliese Neises and Patricia Schaffer, Villa Europa is a local tradition. [...]

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Whiskey Bar Kitchen

Whiskey Bar Kitchen

1048 Broad Street Augusta, GA 30901 | (706) 814-6159

Founded by brothers Kenny and Bobby Morrison, Whiskey Bar Kitchen is deeply rooted in their rich family tradition of food spirits. Opening onto Broad Street, authentic Japanese cuisine and craft burgers anchor the menu of this casual restaurant. In addition to [...]

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Whistle Stop Café

Whistle Stop Café

573 Greene Street, Augusta, GA 30901

The Whistle Stop Café, a slice of Americana that sits on the corner of 6th Street and Greene, is a quintessential diner that serves breakfast and lunch. Locally owned by Angelo and Jessica Paulos, and operated by Chef John Pannell, Whistle Stop offers a variation on [...]

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White Horse Wine and Spirits

White Horse Wine and Spirits

497 Highland Avenue, Augusta, GA 30909 | (706) 733-2262

The Summerville and Hill community is home to a wonderful network of established and much loved locally owned businesses. In fact, the area’s oldest procurer of fine wine and spirits, White Horse Wine and Spirits is located on the top level of Surrey Center. [...]

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Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Cafe

3035 Washington Road Augusta, GA 30907 | (706) 364-9453

Augusta is full of good people – this is a fact. However, you will be hard pressed to find anyone as gracious and friendly as the Scholer family, owners of Wild Wing Café on Washington Road. Establishing the restaurant in Augusta allowed Tricie and Jan Scholer [...]

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