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Glen-Ella Springs Inn Restaurant

1789 Bear Gap Rd, Clarkesville, GA 30523-1417
+1 706-754-7295
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1789 Bear Gap Rd, Clarkesville, GA 30523-1417
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I ate here while staying the night at the Inn. The food was delicious. The staff catered to us and made the evening very warm and inviting. We really enjoyed everything.

Thank Storyteller326657
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at the restaurant and it was delicious! My husband had the Shrimp and grits. I had the Macademia encrusted chicken. Both were so good. The service was great.

Thank Lacy B
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We were looking for a "special occasion" restaurant for our anniversary dinner , and having been here many years ago , we were not disappointed . The salad and onion soup were great , wife had shrimp and grits , the sea bass was also...More

Thank Brian D
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The food was amazing. Our room at Glen-Ella Springs Inn was perfect with the best view in the morning of the meadow. Every morning we went to the restaurant for breakfast on the patio so beautiful with hummingbird and butterflies. The breakfast was out of...More

Thank k24butler
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I had the local trout and it was the BEST I have ever had. The salad was also fantastic and the bread very special. The service was spectacular and prices amazingly reasonable.

Thank Elizabeth Ann H
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

The weekend at Glen-Ella Inn was one of the nicest places we have ever stayed. Rooms very comfortable. Staff very friendly and professional. Restaurant was superb. Best meal we have ever eaten My husband ate steak. He said most delicious he had ever eaten. I...More

Thank leadwell10
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We loved this Inn, and ate at the restaurant two nights because we were tired after hiking and it's very pleasant and convenient, but the food was only okay. There are sauces on most of the meats that are really sweet. Even the breakfast ham...More

1  Thank FloridaLinda67
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Everything at Glen-Ella Springs Inn is amazing but their restaurant is a hidden gem. The food here is food you could get at any high end restaurant in a metropolitan city. The food is absolutely delicious. And the service is great. Everyone seems to really...More

Thank annerfleming
Reviewed July 27, 2018

My husband and I stayed at Glen-Ella for four nights, and could've eaten dinner at their restaurant each and every one of them. The chef does amazing, artistic work. We were never disappointed whether it be dinner, or the breakfast (included when staying overnight). Fantastic...More

Thank Megan Y
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Excellent meal and dining experience. Creative dishes that were very well executed. Breakfast was delightful as well.

Thank LIv718
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September 16, 2017|
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Response from R4728GGrobertk | Reviewed this property |
No, it did not but it came with some very good homemade breads.
November 18, 2015|
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Response from Pasqually | Reviewed this property |
The dress code for Glen-Ella Springs Restaurant will be dress casual. This is a fine restaurant with excellent food. You will see people in business suits, and Sunday go to church clothes. Then the next table might be jeans... More
Judy S
May 1, 2015|
Response from Ed K | Property representative |
Our chef is able to adjust almost all of our entrees to accommodate gluten free needs. We look forward to having you! Ed Kivett/Innkeeper
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1789 Bear Gap Rd, Clarkesville, GA 30523-1417
    (Orchard Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Clarkesville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-754-7295
  • E-mail
Casual fine dining in an historic country setting
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