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“Lunch in Valdosta ”
Review of Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias
Ranked #3 of 269 Restaurants in Valdosta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$30
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: At Steel Magnolias in Valdosta, GA our food base is urban Southern, taking the roots of classic Southern cuisine and showing a new way of looking at them. We serve our fare with an old familiar smile, where our patrons are surprised by a new approach, yet still know the secret handshake. We prepare the best quality ingredients at the freshest possible point and allow them to speak for themselves. We support local farmers and Artesian producers in an effort to become a supporting element in the community and drive our “eat local, be local” philosophy.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have only be here for lunch. Every time, we are happy we went(my wife and I went today. She has the fried green tomato sandwich and I had the all American burger.) We have taken family and friends several times. We tell them the drive from Thomasville is easy and worth the time. Last time We had (not all at one time) the blackened chicken wrap, shrimp po-boy, blackened chicken over quinoa, deviled eggs both kinds, and more. Each time the food was delicious and the staff friendly.
Worth you time and money.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Business trip to South Georgia. Rooftop dining at it’s best. Highly recommend the deviled eggs with pulled pork and the Fred Flintstone size pork chop. Excellent service from Sophia and the rest of the crew. 5 stars!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

Traveling to Athens, GA, we found ourselves hungry with a rambunctious puppy and four more hours of driving time before we reached our destination. A Google search in our phone pointed to several choices for a quick stop for lunch. All seemed bleak opportunities to load up on greasy carbs or sticky BBQ Sauces, and then we saw Steel Magnolias - outdoor seating available...Southern cuisine just five miles off I-75! in a town called Valdosta, GA? Five miles seemed too long to deviate from course but after some argument we decided to go, and what a pleasant surprise it was! Great food, great atmosphere and service. So much did we like it that we made time on the way back to Florida to stop for lunch again, and then I had the best fried oysters over polenta that I have ever had. Valdosta will be a stopping point for us from now on...

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Luis V
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

On our travels to Florida we often stop in Valdosta. This time we looked for a different dinner offering than the standard roadside restaurant . We decided to try Steel Magnolias. We noted the reviews and decided it was worth a try. What a great decision that was. The southern charm and great professional service was only exceeded by the food. My Halibut was exceptional while my wife’s short ribs were beyond superb. The pear salad was unique and delicious. In all honesty this place is truly worth 5 stars. It would easily surpass most top restaurants in major metros and do it at half the cost.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wayne m
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SM132, Owner at Steel Magnolias, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

It was a pleasure hosting you all, thank you for stepping off the beaten path to find us, we always enjoy our travelers and hope to see you in your future travels.

We have quite a few regulars how plan their trips around their valdosta stop.

So happy you all enjoyed.

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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were traveling to Florida and decided to have dinner here.

We were given the option of dining on the rooftop or main dining area. We chose the former.

The bartender Phil? And Terrie served us well. Recommended a great red wine.

Wontons were our appetizer- delicious!

I had the eggplant- best ever. Great toppings of tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. Spinach was fantastic! The side of collards and cabbage was very good.

My wife had the scallops- which were very good.

We left stuffed.

We will be back for another rooftop experience.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Newamica
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