About JCT Kitchen and Bar
Atlanta, GA 30318
Acclaimed Chef Ford Fry serves up Southern farmstead cooking based on seasonal ingredients at JCT Kitchen & Bar, his restaurant in Atlanta’s Westside Urban Market. JCT Kitchen and Bar provides an upscale yet casual dining experience with a menu reminiscent of family favorites that are elevated to a gourmet level. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner, while JCT.’s rooftop bar offers a small Southern plates menu, innovative cocktails and live music for guests to enjoy while overlooking the historic neighborhood.
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,
Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm,
Sunday Supper: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Valet service is also available.
Private Party Facilities:
JCT Kitchen and Bar offers a variety of options and spaces to fit your event needs that include restaurant buy outs for up to 200, semi-private dining for up to 50 guests maximum, and cocktail events up to 125 guests.
Private Party Contact:
Abigail Pietrobon: 4043555311x212
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Abigail Pietrobon at firstname.lastname@example.org for special event information.
JCT Kitchen and Bar Ratings and Reviews
As always, the mussels + "toast" (a very ...
As always, the mussels + "toast" (a very delicious, soft, buttered & seasoned bread) were delicious, along with the brussels sprouts and fried chicken. One day I hope to branch out and explore other parts of the menu...but the standards are reliably perfect.
Highly Recommend JCT! JCT is my favorit ...
Highly Recommend JCT!
JCT is my favorite casual, yet slightly upscale, in-town spot. I recommend a reservation at least a day in advance or be prepared to hang at the bar with the knowledgeable staff for a while and quite possibly the entire night. I probably visit a handful of times per year. The valet, Hostess', wait staff, bartenders, and Food are all fantastic. My most recent visit was for business, but it's always a pleasure.
Take a vantage of the complimentary valet parking as well. Just be sure to tip.
We usually love to bring our out of town ...
We usually love to bring our out of town guests here, and we come often. We had a server who was usually the bartender. We ordered brussel sprouts along with our muscles and had to ask 3 tines before we recieved the brussel sprouts and by the time we rcieved them the meal was almost over. In the mean time we were brought deviled eggs twice and glasses of wine that we did not order. The shrimp n grits were salty, the service was slow, and the pasta was such a tiny portion. We were so embarrassed because we were so excited to bring our guests here and were raving about it, and were even more humiliated after they treated us after such poor service. We were so dissappointed and we will not be returning here with our out of town guests.
One of the best meals I have had in a go ...
One of the best meals I have had in a good while. My wife had the chicken and dumplings and I had the fried chicken. Fantastic! Our servers Jessica and Courtney were wonderful. They were informative, entertaining and knew when to give us our space. Good wine selection and good value. Thanks to Ford Fry for creating such good dining opportunities in Atlanta.
New Year's Eve menu very good, good choi ...
New Year's Eve menu very good, good choice of options on price fixe menu. Service was outstanding. We had not been here in over a year, and are very pleased that the food is still very good and the ambience very pleasant, just as it was on our last visit.
To me the prices are a bit steep, especially on their alcoholic beverages.
The noise level is somewhat overwhelming as the space fills, if this bothers you, I would recommend an early seating.
This was our second visit - my wife and ...
This was our second visit - my wife and I brought our son the second time. The food is always excellent and consistent. Great service from Nikki and great concierge service from Cynthia at the front, she was able to fit us in a table for three, when our reservations called for a table for two-she made our evening very enjoyable! Great drinks from the bar too!
After an unpleasant first dining experie ...
After an unpleasant first dining experience at JCT Kitchen and Bar, we were invited back by the manager. Our second experience was much more enjoyable. Our table was ready when we arrived. We were seated in an area where we could carry on a conversation. The food was good and the service impeccable. JCT Kitchen and Bar is a "happening" place.
I loved the layout of JCT! The wall to f ...
I loved the layout of JCT! The wall to floor curtains make the restaurant feel private but breezy. Our waitress felt like a friend and was there every time she was needed. The clams with pork belly in broth were delicious! Our least favorite item was the truffle fries--there was nothing special about them. Everything else was fantastic.
Our family went to JCT Kitchen for lunch ...
Our family went to JCT Kitchen for lunch on Christmas Eve. Our table was ready when we arrived. The service was friendly and prompt. The cocktails, appetizers, and entrees were very tasty! An overall great experience. We will visit again!
This a farm to table place. Our server w ...
This a farm to table place. Our server was very energetic and knowledgeable on all items on the lunch menu. The chicken and dumplings were amazing and I give a raving review on the banana pudding. Look forward to my next visit.
Some of the main dishes are plated with ...
Some of the main dishes are plated with too much olive oil. I had the fish and it was too oily for my taste. Food here is generally fantastic though. I've had other things on the menu and have been completely happy. This last visit two of us received food swimming in lubricant. Might want to hold back on the oil enthusiasm just a bit.
Service here has always been outstanding. Super friendly staff and a great happy vibe. Give it a try. I doubt you'll be disappointed.
I might have enjoyed being the experienc ...
I might have enjoyed being the experience more except the noise level was simply too loud to enjoy any conversation. Possibly lunch might be less energetic. The server did too much of a hard sell on how great the restaurant and food was ..far too long...before we could even get a drink ordered. The food I ordered, shrimp and grits, was too full of butter. I was very glad I ordered a side of collard greens to help Duluth the butter in the grits. Possibly this is a foodie heaven, or a trendy Neighborhood Place. But I am not sure I would make a special trip there again.
After a bumpy start with the anti-social ...
After a bumpy start with the anti-social hostess who insisted that our reservation was for 1 1/2 hours later until being shown a copy of the reservation email from Open Table, we were quickly shown to a table. Our server Elis was fabulous. When asked questions about different food choices, she provide us with firm guidance into what turned out to be a fabulous meal. The lamb shank was done to perfection. Personally, I feel it could of been served with more of the whipped parsnips, they were excellent. My dinner partner had the chicken and dumplings and was also very complimentary of the meal.
Hats off to the sommelier, who has placed an very good Gruner Veltliner on the list. A varietal I enjoy but is not often carried by Atlanta restaurants. I will return.
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