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Big Daddy's Cafe

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2284 Cascade Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311-2833
+1 404-758-4000
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

The lunch specials are very reasonable and consistently pretty good. The wide selection of veggies and meats are a plus as well.

Thank Shimeka L
Georgetown, Kentucky
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337 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

OMG what an amazing place. Excellent selection and everything is so delicious! I could literally eat here every day and not get tired of this place. Rib tips are my favorite and they can fry fish to order which is not on the menu!

Thank Rlath82
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Go early, or expect food to be a bit stale. Had oxtails and they were inedible. Without the Collards and fish the score would be less.

Thank Patrice B
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

So we are in town right; from southern Florida. We are more than running away from Zika and Floridian beach issues. We actually want to enjoy some soul food from a good place nearby my old 'stomping grounds' on the Eastside of Atlanta. My my my was I satisfied. Ms Esther, treated us with some good ole southern comfort customer... More 

1 Thank RahmelM
Atlanta, Georgia
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235 reviews
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Although this one is smaller, it still have the delicious meals as the other Big Daddy's. I like this one even more because they don't serve pork. My wife ordered the turkey wings (in gravy) and 2 sides. I ordered the beef tips & rice, with 2 sides. You won't go hungry leaving this place. There's a sit down area... More 

Thank trainstar5
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 27 June 2015

Last April I flew to Atlanta, GA for an event taking place at Tuskegee University. I was looking for a buffet style restaurant in close proximity to the Atlanta Airport and was pleased to discover Big Daddy's Cafe. I had a hard time deciding what to order since everything looked absolutely scrumptious. I finally decided to order the jerk turkey... More 

1 Thank camrenettra
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Was in Atlanta for the first time ever and was taking to big daddy's when I say the food was amazing it was amazing, everything had great flavor and you got plenty to eat I couldn't even finish it all and I can eat. I will most definitely return when coming back to Atlanta

1 Thank Geremiah F
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 30 May 2014

I drove all the way from Covington GA. Ordered an oxtail plate and two turkey wing plates. I gave one turkey wing plate to my mother and my family shared the other portion. I saved the oxtail for lunch. The next day my entire family had the runs and stomach pain. I felt so bad my mother who is a... More 

Thank Queenofthe P
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41 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2014

It's difficult to find a Southern cooking/soul food restaurant with high quality food. I've had lots of recommendations, and I usually leave disappointed. Big Daddy's serves amazing food. The Mac and Cheese is ridiculously good - so cheesy. I've also had their collared greens, baked chicken (anyone would love this baked chicken), fried chicken (also great), black eyed peas, cornbread,... More 

1 Thank bethrad
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Had Mac and cheese so delectable, but could tell different pans made by different cooks. Meats on hot tray barely room temp..they will microwaveitfor u though. Cakes expensive and not very good...tried 3 different ones. Dressing was great and yams too.

Thank Ms W

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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2284 Cascade Rd SW, Atlanta, GA 30311-2833
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-758-4000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?