JCT Kitchen and Bar

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4651 reviews
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$30 and under
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Acclaimed Chef Ford Fry serves up Southern farmstead cooking based on seasonal ingredients at JCT Kitchen & Bar, his restaurant in Atlanta’s Westside Urban Market. JCT Kitchen and Bar provides an upscale yet casual dining experience with a menu reminiscent of family favorites that are elevated to a gourmet level. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, while JCT.’s rooftop bar offers a small Southern plates menu, innovative cocktails and live music for guests to enjoy while overlooking the historic neighborhood.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

We will not be offering our normal dinner service. Instead, we will be having a prix fixe menu of $65 per person, beverages and gratuity not included. There is a 72 hour cancellation policy.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

What 4651 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 14 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Ambiance was perfect. Good was delicious. Service....amazing!!

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j
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good experience as usual.

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OT
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time!

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k
Indiana
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Waitress was excellent food was wonderful — it felt like you were in someone’s home

Great stop on our mini vacation

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant!

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M
Atlanta
28 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding server in Simon and her helpers. Bartenders provided great original cocktails even ones that are only seasonal they shipped up without hesitation

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SH
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

I really had a miserable time here. The noise level was so high that my party of three could not carry on a conversation without shouting. We have come to JCT for a long time, but things have changed. There’s less food on the plate, and the prices are higher. But the noise level alone will keep me away.

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OT
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

We've been eating at JCT since they opened. So much has changed, specifically the food. It used to be outstanding and creative but has turned into just another "southern food" spot.

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j
St. Louis
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic and delicious, can't go wrong with anything on the menu, and service was great for our large group.

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Tallahassee
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

JCT was excellent! Recommended by our Uber driver. Service was on point and the food was the best we had in Atlanta!

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 2

Service was extremely sliw

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J
Naples
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Really good food and excellent cocktails and service. Sunday supper is the only dinner option. Great value but be ward...lots of food. I think the biscuits ruined me for life...they were fantastic. Make a reservation..place was packed.

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B
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Went on a Sunday where they have a family style type of menu . Pick an entree and everyone shares the 3 sides pick . Good menu selection

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HF
Atlanta
24 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My Favorite restaurant in ATL.
Across the board, GREAT, everytime.

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M
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Like usual, JCT did not disappoint. We came in this time for Sunday Supper and absolutely loved it. My husband said the fried chicken was 2nd only to his grandmothers. We did have an issue with our biscuits being significantly undercooked, but our server took care of it right away and the new biscuits were perfect.

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

We have been coming to JCT kitchen for years now and clearly something has changed. The menu was not good, strange choices, the only good thing the deviled eggs which were nothing compared to what they used to be. The noise level was horrible and the they started playing very loud music. We won’t be going back.

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S
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for my husband’s 40th Birthday. The food and service was fantastic!

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KK
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We went to an early dinner on a Saturday night. My Margarita was great but our starter of crab fingers was disappointing. Very little meat and kind of odd all around:/
Best rolls and honey butter that I’ve ever had. Mussels were great as was the tuna (off menu entree). Smaller portions but very tasty. Outstanding service. Overall great night and wonderful dinner.

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AR
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful meal- delicious from start to finish! The service was impeccable - all of the staff were attentive, nice and actually quite charming! We will definitely make reservations on our next Atlanta trip!

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Memphis
12 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love JCT kitchen! We come twice a year when in town for the mart! Great food, atmosphere and service (shout out to Sara)!

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OT
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Try the new rabbit entree!!

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W
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

JCT is typically a "go to" lunch spot to share with clients and friends. However, this last visit was overall a poor experience. The JCT Fried Chicken salad staple was terrible. The entire salad was comprised of huge stalks of romaine and not the actual lettuce. The chicken was the only edible item on the plate. In addition, our waitress was terrible. She was in such a rush she spilled everyone's water (when she actually made time to refill the glasses), and practically threw the plates in our laps. One of the worst experiences at JCT. Hopefully they were just having a bad day!

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E
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really friendly service and the food was so tasty and fresh.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

birthday celebration

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AM
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our waitress Winnie gave us amazing service. She explained the menu and ingredients clearly. Each dish she described made us want to order the whole menu. Everything she recommended was excellent and made with integrity. There was so much more we wanted to try so we booked another reservation before leaving.

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ND
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sunday Supper is a happy tradition we observe quite often. The food is delicious as well as the handcrafted cocktails. The atmosphere is lovely and relaxed. And there is always some comfort food available on the Sunday Supper menu...a great way to wind up the weekend!

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c
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food was delicious (fried chicken dinner and the swordfish) and the drinks were amazing (an Old Fashioned and a specialty bourbon cocktail). Service was good.

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BS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Split the whole fried chicken dinner with a group of friends with some mac n cheese on the side...you'll be in heaven.

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BG
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fried chicken, as usual, was the star of the show. My guests enjoyed the soup of the day and the JCT special salad.

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H
1 review
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Good Experience but the menu selections have been better in the past.

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l
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Belated Girls holiday lunch.

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BK
Charleston
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 3

The lights went up and down the whole time we were there. Very irritating and interruptive. The noise level is always high, but was BEYOND that night

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n
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 3

party of 5 sat down after us and got their food 30 minutes before us

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LM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fabulous early new yesr’s eve family dinner on Sunday!!!

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JF
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Menu has changed and a bit pricey for what you get. The blue crab claw starter is an epic fail. The ny strip is underseasoned but cooked well, one highlight was the pork schnitzel... it was excellent!

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JY
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing service and incredible vibe. We will be back for sure.

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MK
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Lunch was surprisingly loud. Unfortunately service was slow and inattentive and food was average to poor - especially for the price

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Really enjoyable experience - our server was terrific.

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SH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my all time favorite meals. All the food here is amazing!!! A must when I am in Atlanta. Totally love this place. Food is amazing! Drinks are amazing. Staff is amazing.

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