Fortify Kitchen and Bar

4.9
1396 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
At Fortify Kitchen & Bar, expect great food, delicious cocktails and impeccable service in a comfortable environment. We will always support sustainability in our area by using produce sourced from local small farms and growers, all natural, hormone-antibiotic free meats and proteins, and sustainable seafood sources and give back to the great community we call home!
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Atlanta
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great as usual.

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RH
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

As always, the drinks were exceptional. Ordered the chowder as an appetizer ... kitchen had run out. Ordered the lobster picatta as an entree. Disappointed with the portion ... no more than 4 bites ... one measley caper.

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SW
Orlando
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I absolutely enjoy eating here. The service is amazing!, Every meal we have had was spectacular. (( I only wish they would open a location in Franklin ))

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JS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Everything was as usual. But the pork loin special was over cooked and on the dry side. The pork cheek appetizer was great.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great job food and great staff!

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RN
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is one of our favorite restaurants. As always food was outstanding and service is exceptional.

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SA
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dinner is always amazing. Cisco was very attentive as was Shane. Fortify is my happy place! Thanks guys

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M
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food, service, and atmosphere!

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

ALWAYS EXCELLENT! Great service, wonderful meal, and friendly atmosphere for first timers in the area and those of us lucky enough to live nearby.

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

One of the best meals we ever had! Loved the Gouda Fritters!!

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

Perfect. The food and the service were outstanding.

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NG
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I have eaten at Fortify many times over the past few years and have never been disappointed in any of the meals I have had. They really focus on excellent preparations of a variety of farm to table dishes. The service is always top notch. They make you feel like part of the family when you dine there. Our experience on Friday night was excellent. All 4 of us that were dining together continue to be amazed at the consistent quality that Fortify is able to deliver, time after time. We look forward to many more great meals there.

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

Casual dinner with friends. Chicken liver appetizer was to die for as was the butternut squash soup. All entrees were delicious, as usual. This restaurant never disappoints.

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

The stripper bass was absolutely fantastic! Another great meal and drinks for all of us.

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MP
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on January 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Fortify and there staff. It’s our favorite restaurant. Megan is the best server and makes the meal that much more enjoyable.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was seated very quickly and the service was very smooth. The food was a set menu for New Year’s Eve but the food was great. Good selection. The server was very attentive.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The duck was outstanding and everything at the table was great. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We love coming here for special get together.

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

Wonderful experience! Great atmosphere and the food was fantastic. Staff very knowledgeable about menu and made you feel welcome. Looking forward to returning.

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

We had the pork cheeks and fried green tomatoes as appetizers (but the tomatoes are enough for a meal!) For dinner, we chose the crab cakes and duck duet. Both were excellent. The Old Fashion cocktail was also made with a generous hand. From the ambiance and warm greeting at the door, to our knowledgeable and attentive waiter, to the excellent presentation and taste of the meals - this was a five star experience.

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L
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Lamb shank, Scallops, and Filet are may favorite dishes here. The cocktails that Carlton makes are just the best as well. Chef always finds a way to make something very special for my Vegan husband too. Highly recommend!

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S
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great, tasty chef prepared meals. Superior service. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience. Highly recommended.

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JM
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wow! Excellent! Couldn't believe the quality for the small town. Must eat at Fortify if you are in Clayton or nearby. Their pizza place next door was great as well.

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P
Tallahassee
8 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rivals any restaurant I’ve been to

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DP
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just another Friday night dinner at Fortify! I had the NC wild caught flounder and my wife had the local trout. As usual, the fish was as fresh as any restaurant along the Gulf!!!!! We also had the fried lobster tail appetizer. It too was a good as any fried lobster tail I've had in Atlanta.

Kudo's to Jamie, Jack, Carlton, Chase and all of the staff at Fortify!

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

The food and service was outstanding!
We took out of town friends for their anniversary

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

From the moment we walked in we were taking care of. It's a relaxed atmosphere with the staff trained to take care of details. The food, atmosphere and staff were amazing. Definitely a new date night place for us!

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JR
Western NC
4 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Two weeks in a row- fabulously great- worth the 45 minute drive! Duck fat butter is delish!

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PC
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Best Coq au vin I have had in years. Some folks staying at the same B&B ate there and said the pecan crusted fish (forgot what kind) was wonderful.

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JR
Jacksonville
4 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 1food 5service 5ambience 1

Fortify serves excellent food. Our server was also excellent. Unfortunately, we were treated by the hostess as Intruders. The unfriendliness was difficult to understand. We have walked in during lunch and always been pleased. Despite a nearly 5 hour round trip, we made dinner reservations and looked forward to a special evening. We were shuttled to the side as early with a strange explanation by the hostess about only seating so many at a time. The restaurant was mostly empty as our reservation was at 5:30. It was 5:21 when given this comment. We were seated by the door which allowed cold air to blow on us throughout dinner. I should have declined. My wife didn't enjoy the evening due to the rude lack of welcome. Fortify is too nice to be so unwelcoming to I can only presume as nonregulars.

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r
Atlanta
56 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Grouper special, and the drink special were perfect as were the menu items of Lamb Shank and Oyster Rockefeller appetizer. When people that have already ordered at nearby tables see the Lamb, they immediately excuse themselves and ask you what you were just served, hoping it is whatever they ordered ! LOL ! Oh yeah and the entire staff ? The best !

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MP
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nothing beats Fortify. It’s always outstanding and you can’t beat the services.

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SD
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The whole experience at Fortify was wonderful! The service was attentive, the cocktails were delicious, and the food was great. I will be bringing friends back here soon.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, fun & genuine server, Megan. Would go back in a heart beat.

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F
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We use this restaurant as a barometer for other restaurants. If another restaurant is great, we say they are "Fortify" Great. We have eaten in a lot of Atlanta restaurants that are way more expensive, and this beats them by taste AND price. Fortify is amazing and Chef Jamie Allred is a REAL talent. So glad that he chose the North GA Mountains to call home!

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

Recommend Fortify for ALL the above listed items. Only item lacking was Jack's smiling
face to greet us during our meal.

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

We drove an hour to enjoy our anniversary dinner, and Fortify did not disappoint! Soup, Entree and dessert were all fabulous.

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p
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always exceptional and delicious! Carlton also makes the BEST cocktails. Never disappointed.

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C
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

After eating at Fortify for several years I find that they are consistent in quality and innovation. They continue to offer one of a kind items such as the Beet Risotto I recently had. They can compete with any Atlanta restaurant - probably blindfolded! What an addition to Clayton!

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D
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yet another wonderful experience. Food was spot on. Manny was an excellent server and Carlton his usual sociable self while making sure everything was humming along. Until next time!

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JS
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, atmosphere, cocktails, staff and the list could go on and on!

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