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Blue Willow Inn

294 N. Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA - (770) 464-2131
A meal at the Blue Willow Inn is an event. A big, big event. Sunday supper to the max, seven days a week. Help yourself from an endless buffet that includes fried chicken, fried green tomatoes, dozens of vegetables, biscuits, cornbread, and countless desserts.
94% Approval Rating (35 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
fried green tomatoes
greens
fried chicken
Buttermilk Pie
Peach Cobbler
biscuits

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"A meal at the Blue Willow Inn is an event. A big, big event. Sunday supper to the max, seven days a week. Located in a grand old mansion in the quiet Dixie town of Social Circle, it is a serve-yourself buffet. Pay one price and eat all of everything you ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

294 N. Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA
(770) 464-2131

http://www.bluewillowinn.com/page1.htm

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
My plate after trip number one to the buffet.
"My plate after trip number one to the buffet."
Cliff Strutz





Help yourself to the big bowl of greens, with plenty of ham throughout.
"Help yourself to the big bowl of greens, with plenty of ham throughout."
Cliff Strutz


Among the many dessert options are pecan pie, coconut cake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, brownies and cookies.
"Among the many dessert options are pecan pie, coconut cake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, brownies and cookies."
Cliff Strutz


The reason so many southern-style green vegetables taste so good is that they are flavored with plenty of pig meat, in this case big hunks of ham.
"The reason so many southern-style green vegetables taste so good is that they are flavored with plenty of pig meat, in this case big hunks of ham."
Michael Stern


That is a great looking slice of buttermilk pie, what food wouldn't look good on this china?
"That is a great looking slice of buttermilk pie, what food wouldn't look good on this china?"
Cliff Strutz


No self-respecting buffet table in a deep-South restaurant is without a tray of yams.  These are vanilla scented, soft, and sweet.
"No self-respecting buffet table in a deep-South restaurant is without a tray of yams. These are vanilla scented, soft, and sweet."
Michael Stern


In the buffet room of the Blue Willow Inn, there is always a drawer full of warm corn bread.  Help yourself!
"In the buffet room of the Blue Willow Inn, there is always a drawer full of warm corn bread. Help yourself!"
Michael Stern


One dish that is always on the menu, at lunch and at supper: fried green tomatoes.  Be sure to take some red tomato chutney as their condiment.
"One dish that is always on the menu, at lunch and at supper: fried green tomatoes. Be sure to take some red tomato chutney as their condiment."
Michael Stern


A big pan of Blue Willow Inn's golden-crusted fried chicken is a beautiful sight to lovers of Southern food.
"A big pan of Blue Willow Inn's golden-crusted fried chicken is a beautiful sight to lovers of Southern food."
Cliff Strutz


My vote for best dessert in the house goes to the excellent peach cobbler.
"My vote for best dessert in the house goes to the excellent peach cobbler."
Cliff Strutz


Wanderingjew helps himself to the fried green tomatoes.
"Wanderingjew helps himself to the fried green tomatoes."
Cliff Strutz


Here is where you check in with the hostess.  The buffet is located in the room to the left.
"Here is where you check in with the hostess. The buffet is located in the room to the left."
Cliff Strutz


If you have to wait for a table inside, or if you need to relax a while after eating, the front porch is arraged with rocking chairs for customers' comfort.
"If you have to wait for a table inside, or if you need to relax a while after eating, the front porch is arraged with rocking chairs for customers' comfort."
Michael Stern


Travelers come from miles around to feast in this old Georgia mansion east of Atlanta.
"Travelers come from miles around to feast in this old Georgia mansion east of Atlanta. "
Michael Stern


The grounds of Blue Willow Inn have expanded over the years and now include this lovely side garden.
"The grounds of Blue Willow Inn have expanded over the years and now include this lovely side garden."
Cliff Strutz



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