Braselton is a diverse town 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, uniquely placed in the four counties of Jackson, Barrow, Hall and Gwinnett. Residents span from multi-generational homeowners to first-time buyers and they enjoy year-round festivals, outdoor concerts and a delicious array of restaurants within the city limits.
Visitors may have come for the lively southern town, but everyone stays for the delicious food. From a classic American burger to international delicacies, the Braselton food scene is nothing short of wonderful, giving visitors a reason to come for the day and locals little reason to drive far for a delicious meal!
Versailles Restaurant & Bar
This beautiful restaurant is located within the grand main hall of Château Élan, a winery and resort in the rolling North Georgia hills. Filled with natural light, Versailles’ French-influenced cuisine is enjoyed in the building’s stunning glass-top atrium. Open for breakfast and dinner daily, as well as lunch Monday through Saturday, reservations are recommended.
Just some of the most-loved dishes on the Versailles menu include the lobster bisque soup, grilled salmon, short rib beef bourguignon and the grilled porterhouse. And of course, you can’t visit a restaurant at Château Élan without sampling from the impressive wine menu!
Cotton Calf Kitchen
Classic American cuisine, tapas-style appetizers and dry-aged steaks are just a few reasons why mouths water by simply hearing the name. Cotton Calf Kitchen is the place to enjoy classic American favorites in a refined setting. White tablecloths pair perfectly with heirloom vegetables and a curated beverage menu. This contemporary steakhouse is the perfect place for a date night destination or a place to show off to visiting family and friends.
The Galloping Galette
Braselton may be the last place you expect to find the flavors of Brittany in France, but your taste buds will be delighted! Yannick and Vivianne Fonfrede continuously amaze locals with their rotating menus of decadent French delicacies from crepes, French wines and so much more! Leave the passport at home and enjoy the flavors of Paris, France in Braselton and visit The Galloping Galette.
A good staple of any town is a place where diners can get a delicious steak, but what makes it a southern classic is when southern fixings are also on the menu. Pat’s Eatery features breakfast, lunch and dinner menus with a diverse selection of food, from southern gravy biscuits to Mediterranean pasta. This is the spot in town where everyone is guaranteed to find a favorite and it has such a large selection that it’s impossible to be bored.
For a place with lighter bites to eat or a place to meet friends to catch up, the Local Station is the name of the day. Lobster rolls, caprese salads and daily, fresh soups make this a great place to add to the rotation of favorites. The bistro atmosphere makes for a relaxing setting to enjoy artful culinary creations and enjoy a nice, long lunch.
For more information about the thriving town of Braselton, visit our profile on The Traditions of Braselton and read more about the town history and must-see attractions.