Local Cuisine

Explore a variety of local eateries near Ellijay and throughout the North Georgia mountains. From 'mom and pop' restaurants to chain restaurants there is something for everyone. Serving Cajun cuisine to 'nearly world famous' BBQ try a new place every day of your visit!

Looking for something specific like the best fresh grilled mountain trout? Contact our office for specific restaurant recommendations, we are happy to help!

Lee`s on Riverstreet ?At The 1907

Lee`s on Riverstreet ?At The 1907

Lee`s on Riverstreet at The 1907 offers a nice casual dining experience and provides delicious comfort food in a cozy, rustic yet sophisticated setting for all occasions. Every day the chefs use fresh ingredients, produced locally when possible, to craft mouthwatering meals like Shrimp and Grits, French Onion Soup, and Shepherd`s Pie as well as popular American dishes and sandwiches like the delicious 1907 Burger and Pulled Pork Sandwich.
Location: 24 River Street Ellijay Ga 30540
Phone: (706) 635-1907
Cajun Depot Grill

Cajun Depot Grill

A taste of Creole right here in Ellijay and some of the best Bbq ribs in town! So come take a load off and enjoy the Bayou.
Location: 67 Depot Street Ellijay Ga 30540
Phone: (706) 276-1676
Cantaberry`s Restaruant

Cantaberry`s Restaruant

The Cantaberry Restaurant now has two locations. Historic Downtown Ellijay and Blue Ridge Georgia. The Restaurants are owned by Case and Jessica Bruner, since 2008, they are originally from Athens, Georgia. They are married with two Children Matthew and Mason. Chef Case studied Culinary Arts in Charleston, South Carolina at Johnson and Wales University. The restaurant specializes in Homemade Soups, Gourmet Sandwiches, and Fresh Salads, and features delicious desserts. The Tomato Basil soup and Chicken Salad are the crowd pleaser, we hope you can come by and enjoy.
Location: 5 South Side Square. Ellijay GA 30540
Phone: 706-636-4663
Charlie`s Italian Restaurant

Charlie`s Italian Restaurant

Signature pizza and pasta dishes
Location: 15 West Cross St. East Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: (706) 635-2205
Eastside Grill

Eastside Grill

Family style grill with Breakfast, burgers, fries, and much more. Defiantly ask about the Philly Cheese steak sandwich.
Location: 3842 Hwy 52E, Ellijay, GA 30536
Phone: (706) 636-4747
Ellijay Deli

Ellijay Deli

The Best Hot & Cold Sandwiches, Fresh Bread, Homemade Soups (People talk about the Brunswick Stew), Burgers, French Fries, Chips, Pool Room Chili Dogs, Delicious Deserts, Sweet Tea, Cold Drinks & Hot Coffee.
Location: 96 Craig Street, East Ellijay, Ga 30539
Phone: 706-515-3354
Hitching Post Package Store & Delicatessen

Hitching Post Package Store & Delicatessen

Sandwiches, Salad, Pizza, Party Trays, Order In, Hot Wings, Carryout
Location: 740 South Main Street, Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: (706) 276-9924
LongHorn Steakhouse

LongHorn Steakhouse

At LongHorn, we work to capture the flavor and the fun of the West in our restaurants. That`s why we serve the highest quality food and serve it up with a big helping of Western hospitality. Steaks are hand-cut, hand-seasoned and carefully prepared. Burgers are thick and juicy, salads freshly made. So no matter what you`re in the mood for, we have the delicious, legendary Western fare to match your appetite and the genuine service to boot.
Location: 30 Highland Crossing, East Ellijay, GA 30540
Phone: 706-515-0050
Poole` BBQ

Poole` BBQ

BBQ joint fixing up slow-cooked meats, pulled pork sandwiches & Southern-style sides.
Location: 164 Craig Street, East Ellijay, Ga 30539
Phone: 706-635-4100
Bigun`s BarBQ

Bigun`s BarBQ

Nearly World Famous Bbq. Barbecued pork, brisket & ribs, plus classic sides, in a barnlike space hung with license plates.
Location: 362 Carns Mill Rd, Talking Rock, GA 30175
Phone: (706) 253-7675