About Common Quarter
Common Quarter is a locally supported, seasonally driven, Southern Coast & Farm restaurant that focuses on comfort, human connection, savory food, gratifying drink and pleasantly memorable service.
Please sit deep and enjoy the experience.
Contemporary American, Southern, Low Country
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Sunday: 10.30am - 2pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$30 and under
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Common Quarter Ratings and Reviews
Think twice about going
After reading so many positive reviews we were looking forward to an enjoyable family meal out. This was by far the worst dining experience we have ever had. The menu did not adequately represent the plates that were served. Our tuna appetizer was bland, came with a few crackers and was visually unappealing. The frogmore stew was very light on ingredients and heavy on broth. The chicken thighs were barely a meal and the salmon was about three bites and served with a few snow peas. We left hungry and extremely disappointed. To top it all off, the bill was as much as as going to any special occasion restaurant in any high end suburb of Atlanta. We were stunned at how much we paid for our poor experience.
Exceptional service and great food. Our ...
Exceptional service and great food. Our server was on top of things and we never had to ask for anything. The place was very busy and I'm glad we had a reservation. As far as food, the chef is creative from the most common entree one could imagine, s grilled cheese which my teen daughter raved about to the more unique dishes such as the tune and favs beans which was beyond excel ration. We will definitely return to this wonderful east Cobb restaurant.
Very, Very loud - sat at a table and the ...
Very, Very loud - sat at a table and then moved to a corner booth in the back but just couldn't escape the noise - no upholstery to absorb sound. Frogmore stew was really good.
I had high hopes...
I had advance reservations for my birthday and yet when we arrived, we were given a table beside the busy kitchen door. When we asked for another table we were told that the other sections had already been reserved. I stated that I also had advanced reservations and wasn't sure why we weren't offered a better table. The hostess said she'd check and returned to us to tell us that it was fine to move us. She moved us to a table which had 2 of us facing a wall and was extremely wobbly - so much for a better table. For the 2 hours we were there, only one other family was put in that same section that she previously told us was "all booked." Everything on the menu is expensive. A glass of wine starts at $9. Desserts are $8-9. My plain "Strawberry Salad" was $10 and once I added Salmon to it, it was a $19 salad. The portion was not even large. Their $14 burger is smaller than a traditional burger but includes 2 patties. Too much meat for our tastes. The seared tuna will set you back $28. Our server, Justin was wonderful. He fixed the wobbly table when we asked him to and boxed up our leftovers. He was polite, fast and attentive. Sadly, overall, I can't recommend this restaurant. It is doubtful that we will return.
Great with special requests. They took ...
Great with special requests. They took everyone's dietary needs into consideration.
Mother's Day dinner
We had a wonderful meal as always. Our entrees were excellent. The service was perfect.
We dined there 2x last week. One a casua ...
We dined there 2x last week. One a casual dinner the other a Mother's day Buffet. What's great about this place is that my wife is a Celiac and they are bend over accommodating every time we dine there. Plus she has more than one option.
Excellent food and service. Owner and ch ...
Excellent food and service. Owner and chef have been together for 2 plus years. Reservations are needed. Five star rated.
Overpriced. Terrible service. Don't wast ...
Overpriced. Terrible service. Don't waste your money
As always, the staff was amazingly cord ...
As always, the staff was amazingly cordial and pleasingly knowledgeable! The food was superb! We LOVE Common Quarter!
great food and atmosphere
The food was really good. The appetizer came out timely, but the entrees were slow to arrive to the table. The temperature of the food was warm so just guessing the kitchen was backed up. The server was informative upon ordering but did not check on us during the long wait from picking up the appetizer plates and our entrees being served.
Loved the springtime salad with asparagu ...
Loved the springtime salad with asparagus and fava beans. Appreciated the wine recommendation. Just the right amount of attention from the staff.
Lukewarm Sunday Brunch
This restaurant is in a shopping center with plenty of parking. The restaurant atmosphere is trendy, casual and welcoming. The brunch buffet was varied and not the typical. Unfortunately, the warming units did not do a very good job of keeping the entrees warm. Also, portions available were small - which may have been an attempt by the kitchen to keep food fresh & hot - but the serving dishes were often empty. Our server was very friendly and checked with us regularly throughout our meal.
Best neighborhood restaurant with great ...
Best neighborhood restaurant with great kids options.
The service was fantastic. From the host ...
The service was fantastic. From the hostess to the wait staff everyone was so I formed and cordial. The ambiance was nice and the food did not disappoint! I will definitely visit again.
Excellent service. The lamb was outstand ...
Excellent service. The lamb was outstanding. My wife said the Grouper was fantastic.
Food terrific! We had salmon and trout, ...
Food terrific! We had salmon and trout, everyone very pleased. We had a semi private booth so very intimate for the two couples. Service was fine all evening. Chardonnay was delicious. Great cake dessert with great after dinner liqueurs. All in all a wonderful experience.
Common Quarter is great neighborhood res ...
Common Quarter is great neighborhood restaurant in East Cobb with amazing food, great service and such a friendly atmosphere. They feature a seasonal menu and I love the new spring dishes. Having been a couple times recently - I recommend the Local Kale & Artichoke Dip, Garganelli Pasta with Spring Peas, the burrata, crab spaghetti and their seasonal trout dish. They just got voted one of the best burgers in Atlanta and you can't miss their new strawberry shortcake, though the peanut butter pie is a must-share! Great wine/beer and cocktail list that also refreshes seasonally, with half price wine on Wednesday nights. Love this spot!!
We started with the garlic shrimp and ca ...
We started with the garlic shrimp and calamari as appetizers. The sauce that the shrimp were in was AMAZING!! We dipped the calamari in that sauce instead of what came with it. The calamari were good but nothing special though. I had the seared tuna dish and my mom had they salmon both were absolutely delish!! Both fish were cooked perfectly and the sides for each dish were super tasty especially the beans and potatoes cooked with bits of bacon on the tuna dish. We will be back.
Food was good, but the waitress kept apologizing for the slowness of the kitchen
We have been several times. Consistently ...
We have been several times. Consistently great!
Common Quarter never disappoints
Love this place! Amazing food that changes with the season! The menu always has something new and interesting with fresh ingredients to eat.
Good. And not so good.
The brussel sprouts were out of this world and worth the visit. The remaining order of our meal took almost 45 minutes to an hour to come out. One plate (steak) came out cold and had to be sent back. Other plates were luke warm. It almost appeared something went wrong in the kitchen and we paid for it. The wine list is suitable. The menu is approachable, but feels like it's missing a few things. Great menu for kids. Enjoyable atmosphere. But something off with the food that night. A really good reason would have to be thought of for me to go back.
We had an early dinner so the place was ...
We had an early dinner so the place was pretty quiet though the open space made even the few tables noticeable. The highly touted artichoke dip came out cold but that was remedied quickly, though it still didn't live up to the hype. Hangar steak and tuna were tasty. Overall a nice place that we will visit again but it is not going to be our "go to" dinner spot.
Sunday senior outing!
My husband and I got a gift card from our daughter and though we would try it on a beautiful Sunday at 5. The restaurant was not crowded but it was early on a beautiful day. Always kid my husband that his palate runs from A-B, and he settled on the hamburger, which usually happens. I had the Faroe Island salmon and it was excellent. Our waiter Brandon was terrific. My fish was cooked as I had asked. Portions are not huge, but that is a good thing to me. We had the calamari app with pretzel crumbs and loved it. (Yes hubby does like calamari) Many vegetarian entrees which sounded good, but still carnivore. No dessert and no wine as I was driving.
We've dined at Common Quarter several times. Each time it's a surprise...and not necessarily in a good way. This time, our server was quite good...attentive and friendly. The spaghetti squash carbonara lacked flavor, curried squash soup was way too heavy on the curry, flat iron steak and potatoes were great, beet salad was awful and the mint cookies cheesecake was dry. We enjoy this neighborhood "finer dining" restaurant; just wish it were consistent.
It used to be better
Common Quarter seems to be paying less attention to details than when they first opened. Our server, Tyler, did not seem focused and it took him too long to check on us throughout our meal - although, he tried to take my plate when I was still chewing, had my fork in my hand and food was still on my plate. The restaurant must be skimping on the food portions to avoid going up on prices. Neither of our entrees were enough food for us and I am NOT a big eater. We used to think Common Quarter was almost as good as Seed, but it is not even close now.
This place is off the chain great! Incr ...
This place is off the chain great! Incredible food and the staff is awesome!
Nice place...good food!
My wife and I decided to give this place a try, and glad we did! She went for the Pork Tacos and I decided to try the Meatloaf (one of the day's specials). Both were tasty, as were the sides included. The natural cut french fries were especially spot on! Service was excellent and a highlight of the visit. Will be back!
Excellent food and service
Our first time dining at Common Quarter. We were joined by 2 other couples. The food was wonderful, the portions were sufficient without being overwhelming, and the service was excellent. Without even asking, the waitress separated all of our bills by couple and even divided our appetizers by 3, making it a very pleasant way to end the evening without having to calculate shares....I would definitely go back and recommend the restaurant to my friends.
Love this neighborhood East Cobb spot
great food and staff. Casual cute atmosphere and fun food. LOVE the burgers!
Return Trips in Future
Loved it. Returned for a second try after 1st very disappointing visit. Swore after 1st visit I'd not return but had heard service improved and saw a new menu. Sat at the bar high tops. Bartender was super -- energetic, upbeat and friendly. She made recommendations, which were superb. We had a house special pasta and a couple of appetizers. All were great. Drinks were delicious and again, recommendations by the bartender. Beer selection is interesting and she made a solid recommendation, which turned into a regular favorite of ours now. I wouldn't hesitate to return. Love the Monday night Fresh menu, also. Host was equally excellent - and service from top to bottom was remarkably good, especially for East Cobb, where healthy self-confidence often over sells people's understanding about their skills and service level. A wonderful neighborhood eatery. We'll return many times.
We took our house guests for dinner here . They were visiting from the UK and loved the food, atmosphere and I would recommend to anyone.
Great place to take the family in east C ...
Great place to take the family in east Cobb. High quality food, wish the service was faster especially when you have young kids, but overall will be back.
So glad I finally made it to Common Quarter after moving to the area several months ago. Great from start to finish! The burger is amazing!
Not sure I would go back for brunch
Brunch was a buffet and it was expensive for what was offered. The food was good, but the place was relatively empty so it was not the occasion I thought it would be. I looked at the dinner menu though and it looked great. I will definitely go back for that.
First visit and will definitely return. ...
First visit and will definitely return. Our only issue was how loud it was when we arrived. But once we got past the bar and seated, it was better. Food is tasty and inventive. Also some inventive cocktails.
Seared Tuna Delight!
For my birthday our family decided to visit CQ for the 5th time; we were not disappointed! We started with the kale and artichoke dip; i don't think i'll ever have another dip anyplace else. We had both the seared salmon and tuna dishes, the accompanying sides were amazing, the fish exquisite and juicy. The smore sundae was divine, especially with the bits of salt added. All around it was the best meal we've had there. Our waiter seemed new, but nothing to hold against him, particularly. Awesome - we'll go there every chance we get!
One of best meals that I can remember!
One of best meals that I can remember!
I was excited to finally dine here..I love brussel sprouts and was eager try. Overly fried and extremely saltly. I could barely finish my conversation since I was choking....I had to drink at least 32 oz of water. My friends food was too rich for her. I will give another chance since my chocolate martini was excellent; our server was very nice and helpful. I will take my hubby next time and order something else.
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