Duke's Bar and Grill

4.6
348 reviews
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Join Chef Todd Hogan at Duke's for fun, casual fare and great service in a family-friendly environment. Live music on the weekends!
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BE
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just had an awesome lunch!

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DS
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great atmosphere and awesome food!

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PL
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 2ambience 5

We had a great meal but service was the worst we’ve ever had there. I have been here a lot and our waiter was totally checked out. I specifically told him it was my friend’s birthday when we ordered dessert. He showed no reaction and even came back to our table less than a minute after ordering dessert to ask us what we ordered. During the entire evening we really don’t think he heard anything we said and he was totally barely getting by on service. The ribeye my friend ordered had to be sent back for additional cooking because he got the order wrong. We were there 2.25 hours and it took almost an hour from sitting down till we got our food. It was like pulling teeth to even get silverware. Just not a great night for service.

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AL
Atlanta
27 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

2 of us h a d the special (Unicorn Fish) and while none us had heard of this fish, it was reported to be excellent. Another had the fried lobster (2 small lobsters cut in half to total 4 pieces). Also reported to be very good. I had the pecan encrusted Grouper and have seldom had better. I did not feel adventurous so substituted fries for the sweet pot. salad.
Service was excellent. Don't remember all the menu prices but my Grouper was $5 more than the menu price shown on the website. Still worth it though.

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MF
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love your restaurant. The food was delicious and the service excellent. We would definitely recommend it to our friends.

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S
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Menu has a lot of options and so does the drink selections. Perfect for adults but kids can go too

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C
Atlanta
28 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and great service

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OT
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We came for the music and the Duke’s competition. So glad they are showcasing young, local talent.

We had a table on the opposite side so we couldn’t see the acts. Perhaps you should consider a Tv monitor of the stage on the far side of the restaurant when you have musical guests.

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SG
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot. We thoroughly enjoyed our night there.

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B
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

A meal is always made better with great service and this was no exception!

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OT
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Met friends for lunch. Great variety of menu and delicious food. Attentive wait staff!

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SA
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual a fantastic meal, such great flavors. Had the Grouper sandwich has to be the best ever.

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PL
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I always love Duke's! We go there on a regular basis -- lunch and dinner! I love everything on the menu! The brussel sprouts are to DIE FOR! We will return again and again. Great local neighborhood gem.

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LS
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They are just amazing!!!!

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AJ
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great cook. Try the onion rings. You have never tasted better!

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JT
Atlanta
37 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Upscale, creative, casual food.
In other words, the hamburger is $14, but comes with crispy onion rind and Applewood bacon and is really tasty to eat.

Neighborhood dining group - six orders - all clean plates. Service was a little hectic - but managable. Orders came out right. Dukes was my pick and everyone seemed satisfied. Very good.

Very mixed identity. Kinda a NOLA dive bar, kinda a Milton fern bar, kinda a handout. On the other hand, the food was good. Also realize it is the third restaurant in that space.

I would go again.

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NG
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Upscale but casual. Very pleasant staff. Phenomenal food. The menu is modern "Southern comfort" (small c!), kicked up a few notches beyond what your Meemaw can whip up. We've had shrimp 'n' grits, brisket, mac-and-cheese, BLT, chili, fries, various vegetables, and upside down pineapple cake...all fresh, homemade, and fantastic. This will be a regular stop for the foreseeable future.

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SC
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food- great menu. Some old-time recipes with a modern twist. Can’t wait to bring my parents here when they visit!

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C
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

New redo restaurant in the neighborhood. Had Opentable reservation and added one which made them eventually loose the table. Lucky to get a bar table after the wait. Had the grouper and was ok a little dry and potatoes a little cold. My friends liked their salads and drinks were good. Very nice music. Will try again and hope for a better go.

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RO
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The format was excellent, food was very good at reasonable price and the entertainment was terrific. The wait staff and management were extremely friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.

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LB
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Duke's is the definition of a neighborhood gem. We've been several times, tried different entrees & have not been disappointed. Burgers, brisket, grouper, roasted rosemary chicken, lighter options that are truly delicious...and those brussels sprouts. Wow! Service can be spotty, but I chalk that up to them being relatively new. We'll definitely return.

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CS
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I just moved to the area and was struggling to find a nice place open on a Sunday. I found this via open table and decided to try it. It was very nice. All four of us loved what we ate. I wish my cocktail was nicer, but, all in all, a great time by all.

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JG
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 3

Service was ok, food was bad! Sent back the ribs and ordered something else, then the chef brought out more ribs still not good. Charged us for all the food that was not eaten.

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l
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

This place doesn’t have much ambiance and doesn’t really know what it wants to be. However the food is decent and priced for the area

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C
Atlanta
28 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service
Seats could use a cushion

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HA
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place for a casual evening. The meatloaf and ribs are outstanding.
Elizabeth makes that place great for everyone who visits.
Hap Ehringer

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W
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Food was good. Service was seriously lacking. Party of two, pretty low maintenance. Somebody who wasn’t our server got our first drinks and water because our server was busy. Downhill from there. Had to ask for water refill and another drink. Left before dessert. No manager walking around asking about anything. Might be a good idea.

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JS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Our second visit to Duke's, and it was really disappointing. I am also disappointed for I was hoping for this restaurant to be wonderful ! My husband's pecan crusted grouper was soggy and over seasoned and the side of green beans with my dinner was way undercooked and not even hot !
It is expensive for casual and not even good food.

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y
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Our food was good, but our server seemed very overwhelmed. My husband’s meal came with double of the side that he asked to be left off and the correct side, which was supposed to be brought out, never was.

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PL
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience. Will definitely be back time and time again.

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BK
Atlanta
22 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had 3 generations at dinner and all were very pleased with the menu. Food was delicious and the staff was friendly. Will definitely go back again.

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OT
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, ok service. Menu was sufficient, offering small bites and nice main course options. Drinks are delicious! This was our 2nd visit and it’s now part of a regular rotation.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The change from Indigo to Dukes looks good. Miss lobster burger

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NE
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our first visit was great. Our friends agreed. Plan to return. Delicious food and drinks.

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CA
Atlanta
42 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Update: And to top it off, I didn’t get my Open Rable points after dining here!

Average grilled chicken Cobb salad. A little overpriced for the lunch portion. Salad dressing was just okay.

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SV
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Excited to try this new restaurant even though not a fan of Indigo ( realized this is the same chef). Lunch started out great - we shared a chicken finger appetizer - some of the best we’ve ever had. But we wished we had stopped there. I ordered the salmon w/seasonal veggies. Was told that day was broccolini. There were maybe 2 there along with bland squash and peppers. Salmon had an off putting rub that was not good. Hubby’s burger ordered medium came out tartare. Said they would cook new one but cooked same one as it came back in pieces on a different kind of bun. It was soggy and not very pleasing. Talked with manager who did nothing until we asked it be taken off bill. Inconsistency and poor service is troubling.

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SD
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience at Duke's this weekend. Two couples. The food was good and priced well. Our server was knowledgable and friendly. Would definitely go again. Try the brussels sprouts appetizer!

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JS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great food. Service a little slow. Live music is great but can only see in the bar. Suggest a few TVs so others can see the music they can hear. Also, need to be able to hear outside on patio. Could be on to something great just need a few tweaks.

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d
Atlanta
87 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Duke's is in the space previously occupied by Indigo. In fact, same owners, chef and staff as Indigo, just a change in decor and menu. They have transformed from a special occasion restaurant to a more casual style and menu. The food is good, the service remains very good and the atmosphere very pleasing. We loved indigo, and first visit to Duke's was positive. We had the Grouper entree, and the grouper sandwich. Both were delicious. We will certainly be back.

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s
Atlanta
48 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food. Sweet potato salad was awesome. Decor was cool. Service was outstanding. They truly cared about our dining experience. I will definitely be back

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