About Hammocks Trading Company
Hammocks Trading Company is the choice for high quality seafood in North Atlanta. Local owners Jason Sheetz and William Sigley pride themselves on great food, service, bar, and atmosphere. Together they have 50 years of restaurant experience at the best restaurants in Atlanta and Las Vegas. Hammocks combines our attention to detail with a casual neighborhood feel. Our most reviewed items include the BBQ Oysters and the Baked Salmon. Both were reviewed in the AJC and on Atlanta Eats. Our menu features cuisine from the southern coastal regions of the United States. Gumbo, Shrimp and Grits, BBQ Ribs are just a few examples. Our fresh veggies include fried okra, creamed corn, and collard greens. The grouper sandwich has become known as the best in town. Our other sandwiches include the Crispy Shrimp or Oyster Po-Boys, Smoked Chicken Salad, Brisket, and the Salmon BLTA. We are family friendly and have options for all ages. Every item from the kitchen is made from scratch.
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm, Dinner: Sunday - Monday: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Tuesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Customized Catering options, call Jason to inquire.
2 lots are available for parking, one on each side of the restaurant. The full lot on the left (North) side of the building is available after 6:30 Monday-Saturday and all day Sunday.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
Hammocks Trading Company Ratings and Reviews
It wasn't overly crowded for a Saturday ...
It wasn't overly crowded for a Saturday night yet the restaurant is noisy and I couldn't really make out the music.
The Grilled grouper was very good and cooked just right with it having the perfect amount of seasoning and moistness. The mashed potatoes were delicious as was the asparagus and they were the perfect accompanments. The jalapeno cornbread was a fail for me because of the over abundance of butter, they were soaked in butter, the first bite is sweet then you get the spicy heat of the jalapeno. I would recommend much less butter or even for me no butter.
Lastly for dessert we had the strawberry shortcake which is worth the visit anytime. Fresh cooked cake with fresh strawberries and whipped cream piled high. Of course I asked for extra whipped cream. We are still talking about the Strawberry Shortcake.
Our server was very attentive, friendly, helpful with menu questions and pleasant.
The food is good, but kitchen is slow to ...
The food is good, but kitchen is slow to get things out. The atmosphere is very casual and fun. I really enjoy this place a lot. The tile floors through out the restaurant are very sticky when you walk, which gives the impression of being unclean.
This was my second visit to the restaura ...
This was my second visit to the restaurant. I came back primarily for the oysters (grilled with BBQ butter). They were worth the drive from Snellville. However, I was not too impressed with my entree selection. They were out of sea scallops and the crispy snapper so I settled for the soft shell crab sandwich. It was not great. Unfortunately, the cole slaw over powered the bread leaving it wet and torn. The crab was not seasoned well. I wouldn't recommend this sandwich unless you request to have the slaw on the side.
With that said, I will return and still highly recommend this place to friends and family. The oysters are freaking terrific. The service was fantastic both times and my dish during my initial visit was good (fish tacos and and garlic spinach).
We had a group of 9 for dinner. The ser ...
We had a group of 9 for dinner. The server was extremely attentive, so the service was excellent. I had the baked salmon with roasted vegetables and it was excellent. Others were not quite as pleased with the portions they received with the meals they chose. The real downside of the evening was the noise level in the restaurant. We absolutely could not even hear the person talking if they were sitting right next to us. Noise level was actually unbearable. I was sorry our experience was not better because the restaurant is very close to our house and the food was good. Probably will not go back because of the noise level.
The food and service were absolutely fin ...
The food and service were absolutely fine. The biggest issues were the fact that the a/c was offline (on a nice, hot day in Atlanta) and a little more attention may be paid to keeping the place nice and clean as opposed to the slightly dreary environment. The portions were well designed and not too large.
Great seafood in landlocked Atlanta
I was in the mood for non-sushi seafood and was really happy to find Hammocks Trading Company. The ambiance is beach-like, and the wait staff was friendly. The stand-out of the evening though was the crispy snapper vera cruz! The presentation was impressive and the flavor simply amazing, and I don't say that much about restaurant food. I'm glad we found this place - we'll go back.
wonderful Sunday lunch.
Great lunch with Grandma who visits from Chicago and always wants to go to Hammocks. Owner, Jason, put 4 soft shell crabs aside the night before since they knew they would run out. It's a seasonal special and flash fried and wonderful here. Glad Chef William and wonderful waitress Lindsay suggested it. Not to mention being on the email list!
We decided to try some place new and wanted seafood. We found this spot and it was perfect!! My husband and I both ordered the snow crab legs and it was perfect. We ordered smores for desert and was amazed you made the smores right at your table. It's a MUST try!! We will definitely be going back.
Very good food. Made reservation on opentable for four and requested an open booth when we arrived. We were told the booth was reserved for a specific party and we were seated at a less desirable table. Did not notice an option on opentable to request a booth or table and this was not a good first impression.
Our waitress asked if we would like to hear about the daily specials. When we said yes she told us there were several and we could read about them on the menu.
The food was good but the staff needs some training.
Hammocks has been one of our favorites f ...
Hammocks has been one of our favorites for years and on this special occasion (son's hi school graduation), it didn't fail. We had a group of 10 whom most had never eaten there. The waitress was fabulous and offered on the house a replacement for a child's meal that she did not like. Every raved about the food. Thank you Hammocks!
After reading tons of great reviews, I w ...
After reading tons of great reviews, I was excited to try Hammocks. The place is cute and the food is okay, but something needs to be done about their hostess. My party of 3 arrived on time for our 6:30 reservation. We were seated in pretty much the worst table in the entire restaurant right beside the kitchen. We asked if we could sit in the booth instead and we were told that the booth was reserved for a large party. About 10 minutes later, a party of 3 was seated in the booth. I questioned the hostess, but she was rude and dismissive. She said, "I knew you were going to ask me about that" and then proceeded to tell me that there was nothing she could do. I will go back and hope to be treated with a little more courtesy next time.
Great Mothers Day Dinner!
It was Mothers Day and we were able to get a reservation for 5 within a day of the event. Despite the crowds our table was cleaned off within a very reasonable time. Our waiter was very good, entertaining and knowledgeable. Even though he lost our order somewhere in the restaurant, he was able to remedy the situation quickly and accurately.
mother's day dinner
went to hammocks based on recommendation of a chef friend and his wife. had fried catfish and black-eyed peas on same recommendation. fish perfectly fried; creole peas were beyond delightful. wife's coconut fried shrimp described as outstanding as well. was difficult to follow original recommendation because there were so many tempting options on the menu; want to get back soon to try the oyster po'boy.
wait time was zero with prior reservation. staff was energetic, informative and pleasant.
hammocks has been open about four years though I only recently learned of them . happyto have discovered this dining option in sandy springs.
misleading on the outside
I was scared to be honest. The area is odd to be beached theme. But walking in I was pleasantly surprised. I liked the decor. Service was a bit slow which is odd because we were there before the rush at 430 with a table of 8. But the food was awesome and strawberry shortcake is AWESOME! I will be back.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD gathering spot.
We were blessed the day Hammocks arrived at their beach house location in our neighborhood. It feels like home thanks to a wonderful staff and owners, Jason and William. It is also a great location for meeting friends since it is on Roswell Rd. Tuesdays are 1/2 price wine and there is something for everyone along with their signature fish and seafood. We had their seasonal soft shell crabs with their best signature salad ever last week and it was better than any soft shell crabs I've ever had. Lindsay is an incredible waitress and can't say enough about this restaurant.
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