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Make your dinner plans
Here's how to find the meat-and-three
restaurants described in this story.
Bulloch House Restaurant
70 Broad St., Warm Springs
(706) 655-9068, bullochhouse.com
Burke's Grill
4040 Chapel Hill Road, Suite G, Douglasville
(770) 947-2860, burkesgrill.wordpress.com
Come-N-Get It
409 Church St. Extension, Suite E, Marietta
(770) 423-0010, yallcomengetit.com
Fenders Diner
631 Irvin St., Cornelia
(706) 776-2181, fendersrestaurant.com
Goldens on the Square
9 E. Court Square, Newnan
(770) 251-4300, goldensonthesquare.com
Mrs. Wilkes Dining Room
107 W. Jones St., Savannah
(912) 232-5997, mrswilkes.com
Wes-Man's
3167 U.S. 411, White
(770) 386-9933, bit.ly/fbwesmans
Here are some other places-several of
them suggested by GEORGIA Magazine
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posed brick walls at Mrs. Wilkes
Dining Room in Savannah provide
a nostalgic setting for the restaurant's traditional meals. Diners gather
around communal, boardinghousestyle tables and pass plates of fried
chicken, sausage, meatloaf and beef
stew, followed by heaping bowls of
candied yams, squash, pickled beets
and more. The menu changes daily,
with only fresh produce remaining an
everyday staple.
At Come-N-Get It in Marietta,
which was started by some members
of the family that owned the former
Fat Boy Restaurant in Smyrna, the
hearty lunch and dinner plates of meatloaf and chicken
and dumplings
readers-to find meatand-three platters.
Doug's Place
696 Ga. 293, Emerson
(770) 382-9063, bit.ly/fbdougsplace
Eats
600 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta
(404) 888-9149, eatsonponce.net
Gabriel's Restaurant & Bakery
800 Whitlock Ave., Marietta
(770) 427-9007, gabrielsdesserts.com
and
4271 Southside Drive, Acworth
(470) 891-5969, gabrielsdesserts.com
Hunter's Cafe
310 Macon Ave., Jackson
(770) 504-9111, huntersoulfoodcafe.com
Ivy Cottage Restaurant
409 Main St., Lafayette
(706) 638-2787, bit.ly/fbivycottage
Magnolia Room Cafeteria
4450 Hugh Howell Road, No. 10, Tucker
(770) 864-1845, magnoliaroomtucker.com,
facebook.com/MagnoliaRoomTucker
Matthews Cafeteria
2299 Main St., Tucker
(770) 939-2357, matthewscafeteria.com
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are preceded by comfort-food breakfasts of country ham, hash browns,
grits and biscuits with sawmill gravy.
Later in the day, picking from the 19
side items may take longer than the
speedy service that brings the dishes
hot to each table.
No matter how they're served-
from a cafeteria-style line, a counter
or a tray carried to a checkered tablecloth-topped booth-meat-and-three
platters have held onto their popularity around the state by keeping that
homestyle flair that draws customers
back for seconds ... or more.
H.M. Cauley is an Atlanta-based
author of three guidebooks to Georgia
and a feature writer whose work
regularly appears in local
newspapers and magazines.
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fried steak or chicken livers. Dwight
also dips into his New Orleans roots
for red beans and rice and shrimp
and grits. At breakfast, his specialties
are corned beef hash and biscuits,
and for Sunday brunch, the star creation is a jalapeño cornmeal waffle
with Sriracha syrup.
There's more of a mountain feel
to the setting of Wes-Man's in White
in Bartow County, where a log cabin with beamed ceilings evokes the
area's rustic ambience. The menu is
anchored by smoked specialties-
including rib-eyes, pork chops and
ribs-that can be paired with turnip
greens, black-eyed peas and fried
corn on the cob.
The wood seats, white tablecloths, antique sideboards and ex-

Mike's Ellijay Restaurant
351 Tails Creek Road, Ellijay
(706) 635-4381, bit.ly/mikesellijay,
bit.ly/fbmikesellijay

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Minnie's Uptown Restaurant
104 Eighth St., Columbus
(706) 322-2766, bit.ly/fbminnies
Southern Star Grill
153 E. Oak St., McRae
(229) 868-2507, bit.ly/fbsouthernstar
The Swanson
933 Carroll St., Perry
(478) 987-1938, theswanson.com
Sybil's Family Restaurant
362 N. First St., Jesup
(912) 427-3855, sybilsfamilyrestaurant.com
The Trading Post Café
664 W. Bankhead Highway, Villa Rica
(770) 456-4221, tradingpostcafe.org,
bit.ly/fbtradingpost
The Wagon Wheel
1108 Grove St. N., Dahlonega
(706) 864-6677, bit.ly/fbwagonwheel
Wendell's Country Restaurant
5012 Helen Highway, Sautee Nacoochee
(706) 348-1431, wendellscountryrestaurant
online.vpweb.com, bit.ly/fbwendells
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