The Ultimate Foodie Guide to Coweta County

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.”

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Dining out is always a treat, and in Coweta County there are plenty of wonderful restaurants where you can have an exceptional meal. Whether you’re in the mood for handmade Italian pasta or have a hankering for an ultra-melty cheeseburger, Coweta’s community of restaurants has an answer for every craving. Here are nine great places to eat next time you’re in Newnan or its surrounding towns.

Bistro Hilary

Head to historic downtown Senoia for a seat at Chef Hilary’s table. Her all-day bistro is known for its elegant dining room and whimsical patios, where you can get everything from trout meunière amandine to braised lamb risotto or a really great filet. Ingredients are sourced from local farmers and the result is something fresh and delicious that you could only get from Hilary. For a celebration of your weekend, stop by during Sunday brunch for a Belgian waffle with strawberry maple compote or a farm egg frittata.

Nic & Norman's

The Walking Dead alumni Norman Reedus and Greg Nicotero opened this neighborhood eatery in the heart of Senoia, a major filming location for their hit show, in 2016. Since then, it’s become a local favorite hangout known for serving gourmet burgers and other pub favorites like brisket nachos and flatbreads. For a full homestyle meal, order the Fried Chicken Pot Pie, Coca-Cola Braised Pork Shank with mashed potatoes and Cajun cream corn, or Homestyle Meatloaf.

The Cellar & The Bays

This restaurant duo in Newnan is suitable for every occasion, from special celebrations to quick weeknight dinners. Celebrating a birthday or anniversary? Head to The Cellar for a fine dining meal of hand-cut steak or fresh seafood paired with a glass of bubbly to toast with. For a great place to unwind on a Friday night, head to The Bays, where you can enjoy a menu of chef-driven but familiar eats, plus a huge bar, two patios, live entertainment, and games like giant Jenga, cornhole, and shuffleboard. It’s a two-sided, one-stop shop for all things delicious! As a bonus, The Cellar & The Bays share a kitchen, so you can have your pick of whatever you’re in the mood for regardless of the side you choose!

Redneck Gourmet

With a name like Redneck Gourmet, you’re guaranteed a good time at this longstanding establishment—and you’re also guaranteed a great meal. Crowd favorites include sandwiches like the classic Philly cheesesteak and a chicken salad melt. There’s also an entire section of the menu dedicated to fancified hot dogs. No matter what you order, be sure to include a side of the house specialty Redneck Caviar.

Lisa's Creperie

You don’t have to travel to France to get an authentic taste of the City of Love. At Lisa’s Creperie, every paper-thin pastry is filled with fresh ingredients ranging from locally grown produce and herbs to cheese imported straight from France. Savory options include everything from the classic American combo of bacon, egg, and cheese to a delightful mix of ham, Swiss, gruyere, goat cheese, pesto, and balsamic glaze. For those with a sweet tooth, try the cinnamon sugar with banana and whipped cream or one stuffed with Nutella.

Mess Hall on Main St

This micro food hall located in the heart of historic downtown Senoia has a little of something for everyone. There’s locally roasted coffee from Senoia Coffee, as well as charcuterie, sushi, hibachi, and even wine.

Curious Kitchen and Bar

Since opening in 2020, this creative restaurant has wowed diners with its menu of made-from-scratch dishes and innovative cocktails. Start dinner at this modern but casual eatery with tasty creations like Butter Chicken Dip, a riff on the classic Indian dish, and Crab Rangoon Roll filled with surimi crab, loaded cream cheese, and Calabrian chili honey. Then, choose between entrees like Steak Frites, Fish & Chips, and Burrata Spaghetti.

Il Porto di Venezia

Find yourself transported halfway across the world to Venice with every bite that crosses your lips at Il Porto di Venezia. The menu features a selection of traditional Italian recipes with a major emphasis on seafood and grilled dishes that are often served on the canals. Try the fresh lobster ravioli, pistachio crusted lamb rack, or classic eggplant parmigiana. End your meal with a cappuccino and dessert like tiramisu, panna cotta, or limoncello cake.

La Casa del Taco

For truly epic tacos, La Casa del Taco fits the bill. You can’t go wrong with any of this food truck’s offerings, but the Birria Tacos are quickly gaining notoriety among those who love authentic, flavor-packed Mexican food. Pair with a glass bottle of soda and the hot sauce of your choice, and you’re in a prime position for a memorable meal. Whether you decide to take your tacos to go or you prefer to park yourself at the adjoining patio area for live music and outdoor games, La Casa del Taco’s offerings are designed for people who appreciate good food and good times.

The Mad Mexican

Find fusion fare at The Mad Mexican, a downtown Newnan restaurant that blends Southern soul food with cuisine from South of the border. Tacos are filled with pork and pico de gallo but also catfish and jalapeno slaw. The Soul quesadilla features your choice of meat and cheese, plus a healthy serving of Southern-style collard greens. For a true mashup, try the Mad Mexican Hot Dog, an all-beef flash-fried hot dog topped with black bean and corn salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and Monterey jack cheese. Need another reason to visit? Stay tuned because soon the back of this beloved restaurant will feature craft cocktails from a new speakeasy called The Pharmacy. Talk about a perfect blend of all the best things in life!

With all the epic eats available in the area, you’re sure to have the perfect fuel for all the fun that awaits you during your Newnan-Coweta adventure! For ideas about what to get up to while you’re here, explore our list of things to do by clicking here today.

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