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Are you planning a trip to North Georgia soon? You’ve probably already created a bucket list of all the wonderful things you want to do here: hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, tubing, and more! But what about the nitty gritty details of your vacation? After all, you cannot live on adrenaline alone – you need food too, and not just any kind. Did you know that the North Georgia mountains offer a great selection of restaurants? No matter what your taste buds crave, you’re sure to find it. Take a look at our personal selection below and add each of them to your travel wish list! 

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Discover the Best Places to Eat in North Georgia 

 North Georgia is a beautiful place to visit, and one way to ensure you have the best vacation possible is to pinpoint where the best local restaurants are. After all, it takes five senses to discover a place, and the palate shouldn’t be neglected. Add delicious flavors to your stay and make lifelong memories with the ones you love. Read on to find out what our favorite spots are and get ready to taste the best of the North Georgia mountains! 

 Blue Ridge 

At Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals, we’re lucky to be minutes away from one of the most scenic areas in Georgia: Blue Ridge! This quaint mountain town offers a wide variety of delicious restaurants where you can get a taste of North Georgia. From small "mom and pop" restaurants to fine dining establishments, you’ll be blown away by all the choices you have. Here are some of our favorites! 

Angelina’s Italian Gourmet & Delicatessen 

Angelina’s Italian Market & Deli is your source for delicious food items. Our Italian market and deli features imported Italian gourmet foods, including deli sandwiches and salads. 

Black Sheep 

We offer new southern comfort foodsuch as Asian tuna nachos, BBQ pulled pork, deluxe steaks, the best of seafood, tasty sandwiches, and flavorful chicken dishes. 

Blue Jeans Pizza 
This restaurant offers homemade Italian cuisine & pizzeria. Be sure to try the chocolate cake! 

Blue Ridge Brewing Company 
This brewery has unique lunch and dinner menus for fine dining. They have great beer, salads, hot sandwiches, soups, and entrees. 

Blue Ridge Mountain BBQ 
You need to try one of the best BBQ spots in North Georgia! 

Bumble Bee’s Cafe 
Bumble Bee's Cafe serves American country cuisine for breakfast and lunch daily. 

The Chocolate Express Fudge Factory 
Located in downtown Blue Ridge, Chocolate Express has over 10 years of experience specializing in fresh fudge. The Factory also carries over 60 kinds of gourmet chocolates as well as old-fashioned sodas and gifts. 

Treo Blue Ridge 
Here, you’ll find fine dining with a casual atmosphere and courtyard setting. 

Cucina Rustica 
They have great Italian food! 

Fighting town Tavern 
This spot is good for comfort food, whiskeys, musicand games.  

Harvest on Main 
Harvest on Main specializes in fresh ingredients to create fun, inviting cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. Enjoy a beautiful lodge setting, relax by the fire, and let Harvest’s chef treat you to anything from a snack, lunchor dinner. 
L & L Beanery Bakery & Cafe 
This local coffee house has a great menu & fresh baked goods. Obviously wonderful coffee and pastry items as well. It's a great spot for breakfast or lunch & FREE Wi-Fi 

Masseria Kitchen + Bar 
Enjoy thin-crust pizzas with a Mediterranean-inspired flare!  

Mike's Trackside BBQ 
This is another BBQ staple you cannot miss. 

Mystic Mountain Pizza 
This is a must for good burning pizza lover must!  

Pete's Place  
American global fare with drinks!  

Papa’s Pizza To Go 
Freshly baked pizza, spaghetti, hoagies, and lasagna available for pick up. Blue Ridge location features a buffet! 
Serenity Garden Cafe 
Serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Indoor and outdoor seating, Great food, relaxing atmosphere, full take-out service. 

Rum Cake Lady Cuban Food  
Comfort food with small plates and outdoor seating. 

Sue’s Cafeteria and Ice Cream Parlor 
The best burger in town! 

Three Sisters Fudge 
Homemade fudge 

Tin Loong Japanese Steak and Sushi House 
Banquet facility, hibachi room, sushi bar, American/Chinese buffet with a sports bar serving beer and wine. 
The VH /Blue Orleans Bistro 
Offering authentic New Orleans flavor delivered in an informal atmosphere of fun and enjoyment where you can relax at a table with friends or at the bar. 
The Village Restaurant 
Great Breakfast and food bar daily. 
The Whistle Stop Grille 
Sports bar, restaurant, and grill, outdoor and indoor dining, entertainment nightly; karaoke, trivia, featured sports events. 

Victorian House Restaurant 
Teas, desserts, and meals served with Victorian accents. 



You may already be familiar with Ellijay and its renowned Apple Festival, but did you know this charming town also has a great selection of restaurants? No matter what you crave, may it be comfort American food, barbecue, pizza, or even Asian food, you’ll find it at Ellijay! Check out our top restaurant selection below. 

RIver Street Tavern
Hosting live music on the weekends, this lively, exposed-brick haunt serves burgers & local brews

The Shack of Ellijay
Asian Fusion , serving poke , noodle bowls, wraps and more!

The Cajun Depot 
Authentic Cajun cuisine in the beautiful North Georgia mountains! 
Our restaurant specializes in Homemade Soups, Gourmet Sandwiches, and Fresh Salads, and features delicious desserts. 

Jolly Roger Market & Grill
Good fresh seafood cooked correctly. Cold case market seafood by the pound also available

Charlie’s Italian Restaurant 
Treasured family recipes, quality ingredients, and spectacular service combine at this great local eatery. Wonderful Italian menu with a broad selection of items. 


Copperhill, TN, and McCaysville 

All Aboard Cafe 
Home of the smoked burger-people drive from miles around to enjoy the taste of our very own hickory-smoked burger. All items on the menu are made from scratch. Even the BBQ sauce! Pork, ribs, chicken, and burgers are smoked on the site daily. 
Cider House Cafe & Mountain View Orchard 
Their store offers jams, jellies and marmalades, fresh baked goods, hot fried apple pies, and fresh apple cider. They serve lunch and dinner with some of the best home-cooked food in the area! Call to schedule a romantic private Orchard dinner. 

El Rio Mexican Restaurant 
A local favorite! Tasty south of the border menu, and very friendly staff. 

Nifty 50’s Cafe 
Awesome malt shakes, and burgers served in a diner setting with riverside seating available. 

Pat’s Kountry Kitchen 
The famous fried chicken you need to try at least once during your stay. 

Roger & Carol’s Quick Burger 
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner serving homemade coleslaw, biscuits, and gravy, & hot Fudge cake. Try a Quick Burger! 

Village Express 
A hometown take on fast food, plenty of portions, and excellent BLT’s! 




Antonietta’s Italian Bakery & Grill 
Traditional Italian with steakhouse and seafood specialty items available. 

Aviator Cafe 
Hoagies, wraps, salads, smoothies, homemade soups. 
Blairsville Restaurant 
Delicious country cooking and juicy burgers. 

Cookie Jar Restaurant 
Buffet, steaks, burgers, salads, wide variety menu.  

Grinds & Glazes 
Breakfast, sandwiches, salads, and fresh-baked bread. 

Comfort Cafe 
Salads, burgers, sandwiches & wraps, wonderful desserts, and homemade cobbler! 

Downtown Pizza Company 
All you can eat pizza and salad buffet, or pizza by the order. 
Traditional menu of burgers, salads, sandwiches, steaks. 
Grinds & Glazes 
Breakfast, sandwiches, salads & freshly baked bread. 

Hole in the Wall 
Legendary town eatery and hangout, great food, and wonderful atmosphere. Breakfast all day, home cooking. 

The Lodge at Copperhead 
An award-winning restaurant that offers five-course dinner. Try the mouthwatering pure Angus beef burgers, fried pickles, and homemade bread. 

Mike’s Seafood Market & Grill 
Fresh fish, shrimp, scallops, crab, alligator, frog legs, salmon, crawfish, oysters, and lobster along with steak and pasta. 

Plantation House 
Fine dining restaurant in a historic home, reservations required. 
Rib Country 
A delicious BBQ you’ll love after hiking all day.  

Saw Mill Place 
Large portions, breakfast, lunch & dinner served, great southern country cooking! 

Sicily’s Pizza 
Large menu of traditional Italian food & salads. 


Hiawassee and Young Harris


Brasstown Valley Resort 
Famous golf course and beautiful resort, only about a half hour’s drive from Blue Ridge. Wonderful buffet with fresh seafood, steaks, and numerous desserts. 

The Oaks 
Signature mountain trout, pasta, sandwiches, soups, and salads. 


Murphy, NC 


Herb’s BBQ Pit 
BBQ chicken & pulled pork, baked beans & potato salad. 


Rest and Digest at a Morning Breeze Cabin Rental! 

Did your stomach start growling reading about all these fabulous North Georgia restaurants? We sure hope so! Now that you know all the dining options you have during your vacation, it’s time you find the ideal place to stay. Morning Breeze Cabin Rentals offer some of the best cabins in the North Georgia mountains. Whether you are traveling with your significant other for a romantic getaway or organizing a large family reunion, we have what you need! Browse our incredible selection of mountain-view, lake-view, and even pet-friendly cabins, and pick the one that fits your plans!