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Southern Sweets Bakery

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186 Rio Cir, Decatur, GA 30030-2229
+1 404-373-8752
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Finally tried this spot that's just right around the corner and had an awesome BLT. Lots more to try so I did get a menu to try more later but appears to be a very dangerous spot for those of us watching our sugar, I mean sweet is in the name!! Check the prices out before you go as I... More 

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Thank Patricia M
Dallas, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Southern Sweets is a real treat. My company had Boston Cream cake, apple spice cake and cherry pie! Delicious...friendly service...large portions....reasonably priced!

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Thank elainec860
Dave W, Social Meida Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us a great review.. We truly appreciate our customer like you! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter has a dairy allergy and a crazy sweet tooth. Finding desserts that she can eat has been a challenge. Southern Sweets always has a variety of cakes that she is able to choose from and they are all delicious. We have not tried other foods besides desserts, but the menu always looks great. I feel like most other... More 

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Thank Karen H
Dave W, Social Media Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Wow -- 5 out of 5 and that makes us happy.. We are so happy we can provide yummy for those who have allergies.. Continue to work for more options for restricted diets.. More 

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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful creative breakfast stop on our way to the Dekalb Farmers Market. I had the baked croissant French toast with turkey sausage and real maple syrup. The other folks had Cheese toast, breakfast sausage and egg burrito. All of it delicious and generous servings. It will be a regular stop when we are in Atlanta.

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Thank Joyce L
Dave W, Social Media Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Yeah.. another 5 out of 5 but more importantly another customer who connects us to the DeKalb Farmers Market and we are so happy you choose to stop on your way.. More 

Decatur, Georgia
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Southern Sweets is tucked away and off the beaten path. You need to know how to get there or GPS it...and you want to. Trust me- it's worth finding. The desserts are, in a word, amazing. A wide variety of cakes, tarts, pies, cheesecakes and more. I recently had a pecan chocolate tart that was as rich and delicious as... More 

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Thank Robert W
Dave W, Social Media Marketing Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind word and for taking the time to write us a review.. We do make everything here from scratch.. NO BOX MIXES here. No preservatives added either. We take pride in these facts and believe that is why we have been around for over 25 years.. (well in March 2017 it will be 25 years) thanks for... More 

Portland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We have shopped at Southern Sweets since the mid 90's and had always been pleased with our experience. In December of 2015 we traveled back to Atlanta and needed desserts for about 200 people at our 50th anniversary party. Everything was ready when promised and the variety provided something for most every taste except for those who were sugar free–too... More 

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Thank Bullet-PDX
Dave W, Social Media Marketing Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Yes. we are still saddened by Nancy's departure but are determined to keep her legacy on. Thanks for allowing us to be a part of your 50th year celebration and we wish you many more to come. Thanks as well for taking the time to write this review.. we love our long time customer for sure!! More 

Decatur, Georgia
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315 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This bakery supplies cakes to upscale Atlanta restaurants, but they also offer a really good lunch of mostly sandwiches. Seating is limited but comfortable. Limited parking in a private lot.

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Thank Westgalady
Dave W, Social Media Marketing Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review.. We are always happy to make our customers happy. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make that 4 a 5 rating.. Figure it may be the seating but didn't want to assume.. Thanks.. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Don't go when you're absolutely starving or you will buy everything they have under glass. I'm only half kidding. The range of desserts is unbelievable, and although they are known for sweets, their eat in/take out options for breakfast, lunch or very early dinner are amazing, too.

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Thank Shannon E
Dave W, Social Media Marketing Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for the review.. We are starting dinner options soon.. Meals you can grab and go and take home to toss in the oven for a great evening meal. Don't forget the cake and hope to see you soon.. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Delicious cakes, pies, cookies and more. There is lots of variety, including vegan options. All ofthem are wonderful!! We go often to buy slices of cake for the family, so everyone can choose their own favorite, but you can also purchase whole desserts.

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Thank PJPJ2016
Dave W, Social Media Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad you bring the family for slices.. cant wait to see you again soon.. More 

Avondale Estates, Georgia
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I have been going here for years and knew Nancy well and was sorry for her passing. They are very busy during the day which id great. Food is the best, they stay on top of being dynamic for the little place that they are. I always recommend them.

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Thank BustersDaddy
Dave W, Social Media Marketing Manager at Southern Sweets Bakery, responded to this review

Yes, we miss Nancy everyday! She is at the bakery in spirit but it is not quite the same. We are always asking what would Nancy do when making decisions and have vowed to keep her legacy moving forward. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Rio Cir, Decatur, GA 30030-2229
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-373-8752

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?