JCT Kitchen and Bar

4.7
4639 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Southern
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday Supper: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(404) 355-2252
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Brian Horn
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Private party facilities
JCT Kitchen and Bar offers a variety of options and spaces to fit your event needs that include restaurant buy outs for up to 200, semi-private dining for up to 50 guests maximum, and cocktail events up to 125 guests.
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Private party contact
Abigail Pietrobon: (404) 355-5311 ext. 212
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Huff Rd.
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Parking details
Valet service is also available.
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Entertainment
Occasional "Singer/Songwriters"
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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 4639 People Are Saying
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Tallahassee
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
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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Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 2

Service was extremely sliw

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J
Naples
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
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 3 days ago
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 3 days ago
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 3 days ago
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 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing as always

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
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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KK
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
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 5 days ago
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 6 days ago
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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Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
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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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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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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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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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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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mix up minor with order. One order arrived cold promptly fixed them credited off bill without asking. Overall excellent food service ambiance. Will return.

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

Our waitress was outstanding and the food was terrific. Everything we tried was delicious.

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Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great dinner.

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

Christmas lunch for my company

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

Always an amazing experience. Best fries in town.

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CK
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent!

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HR
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

JCT Kitchen is always a winner. I love the change in the menus for seasons. Food was great and the server was very friendly and attentive. The hostess was not nice at all.

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

Great food as always from a Ford Fry restaurant!

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CB
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

First visit---overall very good impression and experience. My "angry mussels" we're outstanding. Unfortunately, my companion was disappointed with their menu selection--the shrimp/avocado salad. The shrimp were overcooked and tough---and she only had two small slivers of avocado. She enjoyed the bread that accompanied my mussels. Our server was friendly and attentive. We would return---to try other selections on the menu.

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

The staff was amazing and did a great job with a group of people we had. They kept everyone happy!

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KJ
1 review
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

We loved JCT! We came for a birthday date night, and it was the perfect place to celebrate. Great food, romantic/upscale atmosphere, and wonderful service. Would definitely return and would most definitely recommend!

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S
Atlanta
37 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always fabulous.

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