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Parker's on Ponce

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116 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2526 (Clairmont Road)
+1 404-924-2230
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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102 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an early group dinner, so had a prix fixe menu. The service was good and the food was good, couldn't say great. We wouldn't rush back. The a la carte prices are high and we didn't feel the steaks we had would have warranted that. We've had steak dinners at well known chains which cooked the steak better... More 

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Thank littlerocky5
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you aren't enthusiastic about your Parker's experience. If there is anything specific that we could do better next time, please don't hesitate to reach out to me at tara@parkersonponce.com. Thank you, Tara Madar Manager, Parker's on Ponce More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our son's rehearsal dinner recently at Parker's. Excellent service from Freddy and April. Great menu options. (We chose dinner menu "C") Food was well prepared and tasteful. Private dinning area accomodated our party of 25 very comfortably. Recommended! Tip: street parking in Decatur is free after 6pm.

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Thank Mark1410
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

We are honored to have been a part of your family's special occasion. I've passed along your kudos to Freddy and April. If you live locally, don't hesitate to request either of them if you stop in for dinner. Thank you! Tara Madar Manager Parker's on Ponce More 

Lagrange, Ohio
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fining dining destination. The food is superb and the atmosphere is very elegant. They have a patio for nicer weather dining outside. The staff is warm and friendly, and hustle to get our requests.

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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very good service and top- notch food. It's always a treat to enjoy well prepared, tasty dishes. Hats off to the chefs!

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1 Thank Jan P
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

Thank you, Jan! Hope to see you again soon. More 

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135 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Had a great evening at Parker's with about 70 people. Service was great and the food was great! We had a very enjoyable evening.

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Thank Sbueb
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

Thank you for trusting us with such a special event for your family & friends. It was a pleasure to work with you! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Batchelor and Kimball had an annual Christmas party at Parker's on the 4th of December and the staff the food was all excellent waiting to go back

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Thank G L
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

We enjoyed your 4th annual Christmas party as much as you did! Hopefully we'll see you next year for #5! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The fall has to be the best time of the year to visit Parker's. The fireplace is going and it's beautiful in Decatur. GREAT date night spot!

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Thank terryg128
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

Don't forget the patio in the summer though, and all the fresh local produce that we have access to in the warmer months! More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I had the fortune of being in Atlanta for a conference on my birthday. A friend of mine made reservations at Parker's on Ponce in Decatur to celebrate. What a phenomenal choice! Each dish was expertly prepared and unique. We started out our meal with the bacon wrapped dates stuffed with bleu cheese. This is a MUST. Beyond delicious. We... More 

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Thank Jill D
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us. I will pass along your compliments to Jeff! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I have enjoyed very good (not excellent) meals here, and I've had meals that were truly truly awful. The trend over the last few years has been down, which is a shame since downtown Decatur deserves a great steakhouse. Nice bar, decent to good wait staff, but the kitchen staff really needs help.

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Thank opivp
Tara M, Manager at Parker's on Ponce, responded to this review

I'm sorry you have had inconsistent experiences when dining with us at Parker's on Ponce. Consistency is extremely important to us - we want you to feel confident that you will have good food and good service each time you walk through our doors. If you are willing, I'd like to have a conversation about how we could have done... More 

Punta Gorda, Florida
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We are vegans for health reasons and include fish. After all, you have to be able to easily eat out! We were visiting my son and girlfriend. Four people, four great meals. Between us we had crab cakes, bone in grilled pork chop (with killer goat cheese mashed potatoes), half chicken over mashed potatoes and the biggest surprise of all,... 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
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2526
    (Clairmont Road)
  • Public Transportation: On Marta Line
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-924-2230
Description
Owned by brothers John-Thomas and Christopher Scott, Parker's on Ponce is Decatur's first independently owned steakhouse. The Scott family has always been extremely involved in the local community, including local government. The restaurant is named after John-Thomas' seven year old daughter, Parker. The whole family is often seen at the restaurant - it is not a business to them, but a home - and they treat guests of the restaurant as family as well.

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