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Fontaine's Oyster House

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
+1 404-872-0869
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“roulade” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
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1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food & service! No wait time. We were seated right away, however we had to eat outside on the patio, glad we had nice weather. I would recommend eating here.

Thank Glorious10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Growing up in Louisiana, I can appreciate oysters and. muffulettas. Oysters of many styles have always been prepared to perfection. The muffs are more bread and less filling than I am accustomed to, but they still taste great. We eat here at least once every...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oysters are better than Hilton Head’s, Service is as good as any 5 star restaurant. I can’t wait for my next lunch at Fontaine’s. In my view among the very top of the pile for a quality meal

Thank Michael w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't believe the hype. Several restaurants in this area that offer great food and ambiance. Beware if you order the shrimp po boy...you only get 4 shrimp! The blackened alfedo was decent however portion sizes not that big. Maybe the chef should consider taking an...More

Thank kporter33
Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is our go to restaurant in the Virginia Highlands. Excellent food and good service. We always eat al fresco. Very pleasant ambiance.

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Food is very good, beer very cold, Service could be a bit better, but then, it could be better in many places! Specials on week-days are worth going for.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful meal. We shared the cold seafood platter for two. It was just the right amount for a late evening dinner. The steamed squash and zucchini were cooked to perfection. We also enjoyed the potatoes. The service was a...More

Thank deegilbert1
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We've eaten here several times and the food never disappoints. I enjoy the oysters and grilled grouper and my wife enjoys fried shrimp and ceasar salad. Prices are VERY reasonable. Will continue to return.

Reviewed 22 February 2018

I have enjoyed eating oysters at Fontaine's on N Highland previously, but this week was my first time to visit on a Tuesday. Big mistake on my part. Half-price for the house oysters is only $10.00 per dozen. Delicious. I'll be back on Tuesday.

Thank WaterBuffalo2
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I make it my business to come here everytime I visit Atlanta. The baked oysters are what I come for. Ive had the seafood baskets as well. You wont be disappointed. Great place for a date night as well. There is seating outside in the...More

Thank nlott414
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19 September 2015|
Response from Samuel P | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall. Their menu may be on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
16:00 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 1/2 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3551
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Virginia Highland
  • Neighbourhood: Virginia Highland
  • Phone Number: +1 404-872-0869
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