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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Thomas Marketplace Restaurant

16 Forest Pkwy. (GA 85 & Old Dixie Hwy.) Send to Phone

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Thomas Marketplace Restaurant Restaurant Review

: This cavernous restaurant sits on the grounds of the State Farmers Market. Staffers may call patrons they know by their first names and the rest of us Honey. A mural on the kitchen wall depicts scenes of Atlanta intermingled with scenes of Europe. The traditional Southern breakfast has all the trimmings---grits, country ham and biscuits. House-made sausage is perfect, and the streak-o-lean has that wonderful salty tang that's an acquired taste. Skip the cream gravy, though. Later, order a platter of the green tomatoes, an inexpensive treat. The huge portion costs just a few dollars, plenty for four people. This is the right way to have this dish, with a side of buttermilk ranch dressning, and without all the upscaling fancy chefs often impose on this noble dish. Country-fried steak here is made fresh, not lifted from a box. The restaurant smokes its own turkeys and hams, and there's a pile of wood out back to provide fuel for the purpose. The fried fish and seafood come out perfectly seasoned and cooked just long enough. Afterwards take the time to amble around the large market and go home with some fresh fruits and veggies or fine honey, relishes and pickled peppers.


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