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24 Greensboro Hwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677-2514
+1 706-310-0410
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Madison, Georgia
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bit off the beaten path for most, this quaint restaurant is a gem that you need to try if you are anywhere near or passing through. It's been in its present location for 12 years, so it's doing something right. Everything here is made from scratch. Seriously. An eclectic mix of Mediterranean, Mexican, American, etc., all with a quirky... More 

Thank Saye506
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and fantastic food offering something for everyone....chocolate chip waffles to excellent grouper and ahi. Thanks for a memorable meal Jose.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a wonderful restaurant with great service and even better food. The chef will cook to order so do not be afraid to make personal requests. Don't see it on the menu? No problem ask and chances are the chef will make it for you. Tip - go for lunch, great price for the same great taste.

Thank Wajopar
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Ate here on a Friday night before UGA football game. (Make reservations on weekends) We were with a friend of the chef/owner, so sat in the VIP room, which was private and relaxing. Bread is brought to the table with a balsamic vinegar reduction that is delicious. We ate several plates of it! We were a group of 6, and... More 

Thank JTDawg
Watkinsville, Georgia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We have been eating at this restaurant since it opened and have seen it evolve over the years to the present beautiful, but relaxed, setting. The food has been very consistent, thanks to Jose, and his personal touch. He is very friendly with his customers and is always willing to customize your meal. You will get a delicious meal when... More 

Thank GoDawgs2006
Watkinsville, Georgia
Level Contributor
35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This is truly a hidden gem in the little town of Watkinsville. Chef Jose truly believes in service. Although the menu is great, he will also make the decision for you if you ask him to choose. The atmosphere is wonderful and the food even better. Don't let the location out you off, give this place a try!

Thank ljberghaus
Bogart, Georgia
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was my first visit to Girasoles. My wife and daughters had been before and raved about it. My visit started with Sunday brunch. Let me say it was fabulous. Everything i had heard and read was exactly true. Chef Jose is the BEST! Our server Michael was awesome. If I could have held more, I would have had another... More 

Thank Bruce G
Grayson, Georgia
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517 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We almost missed finding this special restaurant in Watkinsville. A little hard to see from the road as it sits back in the shopping center. Although we were one of the first ones seated for dinner, several people joined us later on. Definitely a local favorite! We had excellent service and enjoyed our meal. Shrimp and Grits and Seafood Soup... More 

Thank katork
Watkinsville, Georgia, United States
Level Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Chef Jose makes you feel like he is there just for you. Tell him what you want in your food especially breakfast such as pancakes made to order. Never will you have food like this. I love his music playing during the meal. Just adds to the wonderful aromas. They welcome you back and you know they really mean it.... More 

Thank Donna J
Watkinsville, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We've eaten here for many years, most recently earlier this month. Chef Jose presents a menu that is frequently updated and features delicious, creative meals that are centered on Mexican and Italian cuisine. The wait staff are personally trained by Chef Jose and are excellent--friendly, polite, efficient and helpful. Don't miss the Sunday buffet brunch. It is so much more... More 

Thank TravlinDawgs

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Greensboro Hwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Watkinsville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-310-0410

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