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Cowtippers

1600 Piedmont Ave. NE (Monroe Dr.) Send to Phone
404-874-3751 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
A large street-side patio and basic fare keep this local favorite packed, especially on sunny weekends.

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Lunch & Dinner daily
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Cowtippers Restaurant Review

: Cowtippers is a Texas-style beer-hall kind of place. If you’re a fan of “falling off the bone” barbecue, you’re in luck, because that describes these oven-cooked ribs, which get flavor from a thick, sweet sauce. The accompanying slaw, while crisp, sports absolutely no seasoning. Burgers and steaks are the menu’s main draws, but guests will also find chicken and salads. Half-pound char-grilled hamburgers on a soft homemade bun are juicy and cooked to order. Beer and wine are served, but little is outstanding. What does bang a bell, however, is dessert. The coconut cake, from owner Metrotainment’s bakery, is a four-layer humdinger worth every nickel of its $6 price tag. Good weather means a large crowd on the patio, and Cowtippers is handy for grabbing lunch before visiting the nearby Atlanta Botanical Garden.



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