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The Flying Biscuit Cafe

The Flying Biscuit Cafe

Breakfast Spot, Southern Food Restaurant, and Bakery$$$$
Candler Park, Atlanta
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  • Stars
    Go here. Experience the Southern food. It's worth it.
  • Tips
    Zanna H.
    "Best French toast, grits, and peach nectar EVER."(48 Tips)
    Francesca K.
    "Get the turkey hash or the High Flyer and eat the apple butter."(4 Tips)
    "Turkey pot roast with mash potatoes and green beans is awesome."(3 Tips)
    M B.
    "Turkey Pot Roast, big biscuit and apple butter are oh so good!"(28 Tips)
Tips and Reviews icon115 Tips and reviews
  • grits
  • biscuits
  • breakfast food
  • brunch food
  • casual
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  • Crimson S.heart icon on user image
    Crimson ScottNovember 23, 2015
    we are from Texas and we came here not knowing what to expect and it was so amazing! a great look into Georgia and southern comfort food! Mac and cheese is really great and the biscuits are HUGE!
  • P P.heart icon on user image
    P POctober 20, 2015
    The angel burger was good, if it had avocado it would been great! Their grits are amazingly delicious! Very creamy and smooth, it's a must try!
  • Igor T.
    Igor TumasovMay 19, 2013
    Excellent food. Meggsican wrap sauce is a bit too hot and not enough tomato. Great cocktails for brunch - all in a pint glass for $4.95. Grits are to die for.
  • Kevin H.
    Kevin HasserApril 7, 2013
    Same as the others: get the creamy grits. Also, the biscuits are not to be underrated, especially with the apple/cranberry(?) butter, and the fried mac and cheese and anything with the tomato aioli.
  • Eidé
    EidéOctober 18, 2012
    Some of the best grits (creamy and dreamy!) and biscuits (with apple butter!) around the South. You haven't truly experienced Flying Biscuit unless you've eaten here, the original.
  • Jonathan O.
    Jonathan O.October 8, 2014
    I'm a fan of the food here but I'm not a fan of the "survival biscuit" that they give you with almost every meal. It's not for everyone. Pillsbury Grands please!
  • Kinoheart icon on user image
    KinoJanuary 26, 2018
    The Creamy Grits here were very good thanks to the butter in them. Chicken Sausage patties were good, but salty. Biscuits have a whole wheat option. Potatoes were nothing special. Street parking.
  • Scoutmob
    ScoutmobNovember 28, 2011
    The Flight of the Biscuit: Atlanta's favorite brunch joint all started with the original Flying Biscuit location in Candler Park. The franchising rights went to Raving Brands in 2007.
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureMay 29, 2012
    On the menu alongside standard eggs and gigantic biscuits: organic oatmeal pancakes, homemade granola, turkey bacon, and free-range chicken sausage. Read more
  • Katie S.
    Katie SchafferJuly 7, 2011
    Egg-ceptional eggs are yummy and I love the biscuits. Follow it with an ice chai tea and you'll leave with a happy tummy. Weekends here are crazy, so expect a wait.
  • Dan G.
    Dan GeigerMarch 19, 2013
    Despite their appearance, the lava cakes are delicious. And make sure to get a biscuit, mostly to go wild with the accompanying apple butter.
  • Alicia P.heart icon on user image
    Alicia PierreApril 16, 2017
    Smoked Salmon Eggs thingy was so good. The grits were amazing. I don't have any pictures b/c it was that good.
  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates
    The original! Anything goes well with one of their famous biscuits with homemade cranberry apple butter
  • Divine D.heart icon on user image
    Divine DollarsOctober 22, 2015
    Pretty much everything on the menu is delicious. Definitely one of my favorite place to go for breakfast.
  • Josh W.
    Josh WeissJuly 6, 2018
    Go to the original on McLeandon for the best vibe, but they're all good. Try an egg dish with a famous biscuit.
  • Deepak P.
    Deepak PadmanabhanNovember 1, 2014
    Try the Shrimp & Grits, Egg-Stravaganza, Grilled Mac n Cheese, Hot Chocolate!
  • Todd B.
    Todd BrachmanJune 17, 2016
    Biscuits and jam are very good. The chocolate chip muffins was good too. Try the cookies.
  • Tracey S.
    Tracey SolomonAugust 3, 2015
    Love everything. If u are looking for brunch or a breakfast, I guarantee you will like it here
  • JoJo C.
    JoJo CadraySeptember 1, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything is good. Window view tables make the experience that much nicer. My cabs egg salad, french toast, and of course the grits and biscuits!
  • Steve D.
    Steve DemboNovember 10, 2013
    OMG, everything was delicious. But the weekend Johnnycakes and dreamy grits were worth writing home about. "Dear mom and Dad...."
  • Renee H.
    Renee HallApril 26, 2014
    OMG! The food was delicious. I had a full breakfast. First time trying grits. Liked it alot
  • Virginia C.
    Virginia ColvinMay 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    This my fav place to come to on an afternoon during the week for brunch. Bring a book or a newspaper and enjoy!
  • Tatiana H.heart icon on user image
    Tatiana HanNovember 2, 2014
    Park for free anywhere in the Candler Market lot (per waiter at FB). Great, friendly, and attentive service during "brinner."
  • Francesca K.
    Francesca KrihelyJuly 12, 2013
    This place is so lovely. Get the turkey hash or the High Flyer and eat the apple butter. Yum!
  • Mary S.heart icon on user image
    Mary SSeptember 6, 2015
    One of the best breakfasts in the city. High flyer breakfast. Mmmmmm
  • M B.heart icon on user image
    M BMay 31, 2019
    Turkey Pot Roast, big biscuit and apple butter are oh so good!
  • Nicole
    NicoleJanuary 15, 2011
    If I had to design my dream omelette, it would include goat cheese, mushrooms, and a tomato topping. Thankfully, it exists at the biscuit; it's the Clifton. True Love.
  • Doraheart icon on user image
    DoraJune 6, 2015
    Organic selection; vegetarian devil burger good mix of flavor
  • Deanna M.
    Deanna MingoSeptember 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Two words: creamy grits. Their grits will make any other bowl of grits elsewhere taste like dog poo to you. In other words, try the grits.
  • Atlanta Food Critic ..
    Atlanta Food Critic .comNovember 8, 2010
    The grits are LIKE NO OTHER that you will ever eat. It was the first thing I tasted and I fell in love at first bite! READ OUR REVIEW! Read more
  • Natasha T.heart icon on user image
    Natasha TDecember 30, 2012
    I come here for the Egg-stravaganza and the cappuccinos!
  • Jazzie C.heart icon on user image
    Jazzie ChanelMarch 20, 2017
    In the heart of Candler Park, there was a 20 min wait on Friday. Bring patience
  • Brian O.
    Brian OkpalaFebruary 9, 2014
    The bar is small but worth it...excellent service from top to bottom
  • Dolores L.heart icon on user image
    Dolores LoudermilkJuly 26, 2017
    The only location worth going to. Great breakfast.
  • Chris N.
    Chris NunnJanuary 16, 2011
    Flying stag? Pop into the bakery when the dining room is crowded and settle up to the bar. You'll be taking down a Flying Biscuit Breakfast b4 you can say "Joy, party of 6!"
  • Jim
    JimDecember 4, 2013
    I went here for dinner this evening...Food was excellent, but...a wino came in and asked my table for money, and the restaurant workers did not ask him to leave. Will complain to management tomorrow.
  • Tiffany M.
    Tiffany M.March 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Had the BBQ chicken burrito. It was a let down. Next time I'll take the advise of my fellow Foursquare users & try the grits.
  • Brown Sugar M.
    Brown Sugar MillerJuly 30, 2016
    Love the grits!!
  • christine w.heart icon on user image
    christine washingtonFebruary 20, 2020
    The shrimp and grits are awesome 👌👍
  • Alan M.heart icon on user image
    Alan MyersFebruary 18, 2017
    The creamy dreamy grits take the cake!!!
  • Truly F.heart icon on user image
    Truly FarealJuly 31, 2016
    Great fresh food with great service.
  • Ken H.
    Ken HawkinsJanuary 5, 2011
    Been here 100+ times
    The first door on the corner is for the bakery. Keep walking two doors down for the dining room. It's the door by the sign hanging out over the sidewalk.
  • Jeremy G.
    Jeremy GrayJune 4, 2011
    Biscuit: fantastic. Eggs: terrific. Grits: first time I've EVER not had to season them myself before eating.
  • Catherine L.heart icon on user image
    Catherine LevineAugust 9, 2016
    Everything...especially the Love Cakes!
  • RevFranke F.
    RevFranke FMarch 9, 2013
    Turkey Hash is Amazing!! GRITS are out of this World!!!
  • Amol K.heart icon on user image
    Amol KNovember 25, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Must get grits and black bean cakes!
  • Adam G.heart icon on user image
    Adam GoldbergAugust 8, 2014
    The grits!!! There is a second bathroom up the ramp & the eggs were eggs-celent.
  • Gabe L.
    Gabe LoughMay 18, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Make sure you wait outside of the door to be seated. Otherwise they'll bitch you out and tell you to step outside!
  • Chris P.heart icon on user image
    Chris PierreSeptember 6, 2014
    The shrimp and grits are excellent!
  • Camille Danielle
    Camille DanielleSeptember 16, 2012
    Try the Turkey Meatloaf With Pudge - So good! Pudge=best mashed potatoes
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