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Murphy's

997 Virginia Ave. NE (N. Highland Ave.) Send to Phone
Contemporary comfort fare, a bakery, and a notable wine bar and retail shop make this a multi-use establishment.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Murphy's Restaurant Review

: While keeping the restaurant's signature dishes, such as the Guinness-braised beef brisket and the shrimp and grits, chef Ian Winslade expanded Murphy's menu and tweaked the standards; for example, there’s a slight hint of horseradish in the mashed potatoes that underpin the brisket. Local flavors abound, as in the North Georgia trout grilled and served with a medley of vegetables. We like the ground lamb lollipops appetizer; formed around a wooden skewer and grilled to the pink stage, then brushed with fig jam and daubed with goat cheese, these snacks pair well with red wine. Eggs Benedict on crab cakes with jalapeño hollandaise sauce is a longtime fixture on the extensive brunch menu, where omelets and frittatas all feature cage-free eggs. Sticky toffee pudding stars for dessert, but all are worthy options. Murphy's is also a bakery, fine wine bar and retail wine store, with lots of wine tasting events, good choices to take home by the bottle, and many wines to be savored by the glass. Sit at the horseshoe-shaped wine bar, sample taste-size pours of a wide variety of wines, and chat with the wine guru on duty. It’s just another way to enjoy this establishment, now one of the city’s longest-running culinary shows.

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