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CJ's Southern Traditions

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640 S. Main St., LaFayette, GA 30728
+1 706-639-9443
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LaFayette, Georgia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great home cooking! Family-friendly atmosphere. Locals frequent this place. Courteous wait staff. Very reasonable prices on all food items. Perfect southern sweet tea!

Thank kyla w
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Best catfish and tartar sauce I have eaten.Good price and service. If you are in the area definitely try the fish.

Thank Jason P
rossville, ga
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

There is not enough to be said about this restaurant. They catered a wedding rehearsal dinner and a wedding that we attended and the food was so good. We decided to drive down and give it a try. The food was home cooking just like your Mom would make. We went on Friday and had the chicken & dressing which... More 

Thank gransmom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Over breaded and overcooked catfish. This was my first and last visit.This was a takeout order otherwise I would have sent the food back. The "brown" gravy was awful and know it was made from some type of mix. But they are not alone as I have been to several restaurants that make their southern gravy using a mix and... More 

Thank Laura P
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119 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Great chicken and dressing, okra and green beans!!! Service slow but great food!!!!! Inexpensive food..

Thank James M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Had lunch today and my observations are; The good: Food was very good, service was good/friendly and the old house that is now a restaurant is pretty cool. Prices were reasonable. The could-be-better: Portions were small and the large dinning area is noisy; was there before the lunch crowd and noise levels were OK but I bet when the place... More 

Thank Brett S
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Fridays are my family's "CJ Friday".. My parents enjoy going here , its a nice environment. My only complaint is the 1 waitress we always seem to end up with. My 70 yr old mother never gets her order correct. Even her drink order is wrong when we have this certain waitress. The food, though, is always very good, hot... More 

Thank Tessa S
Ringgold, GA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

Nice view from back dining room. Depending on the day you visit, there can be a good or limited assortment of foods. Tasty foods, and service is okay. A convenient place to stop in if in Lafayette.

Thank southernbella33
LaFayette, Georgia
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135 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

For this adventure, it was me, my mom, my daughter, and 2 granddaughters (age 3 and 1). When we arrived, the parking lot was packed. That's usually a good sign. We were seated at a table that had a wash rag sitting on it. After our order was taken and they brought our tea, we asked them if they could... More 

4 Thank Bj S
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

Only fair service. Wait staff attentive but never smile or interact with customers. Food quality is declining. Wanted something light this visit and ordered grilled chicken salad. Dry chicken with no flavor on bed of extra large pieces of iceberg lettuce. Little to nothing else! No broccoli, carrots, cucumbers etc. $8 waste. Husbands hamburger steak was processed and vegetables dry.

2 Thank hollymc028

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 S. Main St., LaFayette, GA 30728
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  LaFayette
  • Phone Number: +1 706-639-9443

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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?