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Steel Magnolias

132 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31601-5516
+1 229-259-0010
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“deviled eggs” (50 reviews)
“pork belly” (20 reviews)
“wontons” (16 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
132 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31601-5516
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

Thank wayne m
SM132, Owner at Steel Magnolias, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite places in Valdosta. Excellent food and the wait staff is awesome and Chad is always helpful with suggestions on the food or wine choices!! I'm a huge fan of the shrimp po boy and their tacos. Another favorite is the philly...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is one our favorite Saturday lunch places. The food is always excellent and the wine selections are fantastic. Ask for Chad! He is awesome-humorous and efficient. He also makes wonderful menu suggestions.

Thank makins2018
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to go to this restaurant fir a long time so I decided to try it as they were serving their supper menu. I had a bumpy start because it took 15 minutes after being seated to be acknowledged by a server....More

Thank Clm M
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We found this gem via trip advisor . We were driving through touring colleges. After driving 400 miles that day, it was a welcome treat. Creative southern menu. Everything tasted and looked amazing . Fried green tomatoes , sausage flatbread , shrimp and grits. Our...More

Thank ashley1508
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I have been to this restaurant twice and on both occasions both the ambiance and the food were amazing.

Thank hendersonregina
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Never dreamed that while visiting Valdosta for business I would have such an amazing dining experience! Staff was super-friendly & responsive, food presentation was gorgeous and the food clearly prepared with care & pride - everything was absolutely delicious and I would highly recommend a...More

Thank AngelaC7450
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Very pleased with dinner here. Dropped in after traveling all day from Bowling Green. The tomato jam is fantastic and I need that recipe. The duck was prepared perfectly and the eggplant was very good. Beau was an attentive and informative waiter. We will be...More

Thank mkoi56
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Party of 4 - and all were regulars to some degree. First, the good. Pimento Cheese Wontons are the total BOMB. Wished I made a meal out of these! Second, the BAD - 2 of us ordered Fried Chicken Confit. Chicken was almost mushy. Collards...More

Thank blondchick1
SM132, Owner at Steel Magnolias, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Hi Blondechick1, We are very disappointed you all did not enjoy your meal. Please let us address the good the bad and the ugly!! The Good, the wontons ARE the BOMB, so glad you enjoyed. The Bad, the Chicken Confit one of our most popular...More

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4 May 2016|
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Response from lever8651 | Reviewed this property |
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Carrie M
5 November 2015|
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Response from calliesmommy | Reviewed this property |
I'm not actually sure if they take reservations. It shouldn't be necessary. I wouldn't worry about making a reservation unless I wanted to make sure I got a particular table, such as a streetview table on the roof, or had a... More
Libby D
3 November 2015|
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Response from LawrenceC501 | Reviewed this property |
I am unaware of a brunch that they serve. I have only eaten lunch there, so unfortunately I don't have an answer regarding brunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 N Patterson St, Valdosta, GA 31601-5516
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Valdosta
  • Phone Number: +1 229-259-0010
  • E-mail
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.
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