Although Augusta, Georgia, is widely known as the golfing capital of the country, the Masters' Tournament attracts players and fans from across the world. As a result, garden City is also home to restaurants, coffee shops, taverns, and other eating establishments. From steak houses and taverns to coffee shops and bistros, here’s a closer look at just three of many superb restaurants in the city that are well worth a visit.
The Frog Hollow Tavern is Conveniently Located.
The Frog Hollow Tavern is conveniently located near Augusta National, one of the top-rated golf courses in the world. Founded in 2010, the modern downtown restaurant specializes in New American cuisine. The ambiance is inviting, and the menu is filled with a range of irresistible drinks and dishes. Locally-grown ingredients ensure that every plate of food that leaves the kitchen is as fresh as possible. Popular menu items include Fried Manchester Farms’ Quail, Wild Maine Mussels, Grilled Angus Cowgirl Ribeye, and Wild Caught Shrimp and Grits. Diners are also spoiled for choice in the tavern’s wine selection. There are more than 100 wine options to choose from. Apart from the delicious food and beverages, the Frog Hollow Tavern is also known for its exceptional levels of service that keep patrons coming back time and time again.
The Whiskey Bar Kitchen Sports a Rustic Vibe
Are you looking for the best Japanese and American cuisine in the city? Head over to the Whiskey Bar Kitchen for a feast to remember. It is conveniently located in downtown Augusta. Whiskey Bar sports a warm, rustic vibe and a very impressive menu. Some of the most popular dishes include the Devil’s Peak Burger (not for the faint-hearted). It consists of beef, veggie, or grilled chicken patty with fresh jalapeno, Death Valley Salsa, applewood smoked bacon, ghost pepper jack, and wasabi mayo. If you want to stick to Japanese food, go with the Fried Pig Plate or Far East Chicken Bowl. In addition, the Whiskey Waffle Fries and Barnyard Pimp Nuggs are worth a try. Patrons can also choose from an extensive range of whiskeys from all seven of the world’s whiskey regions.
Indulge in Delectable Desserts at The Boll Weevil Café
Located in a historical building as a cotton warehouse. Located a short distance from the Augusta Riverwalk Park and Amphitheatre, the café caters to even the most discerning palates. The menu is varied and features a delightful selection of Southern favorites and more than 30 homemade desserts. Appetizers include Fried Green Tomatoes, Tuna Carpaccio, and Black Bean Quesadillas. It could be ordered as a main if you are not very hungry. The menu also contains an exciting assortment of salads, sandwiches, and Southern delights, including Havana Chicken, Pasta Creole, and Gumbo. If you have a sweet tooth, you may find it hard to choose between the various pies, cheesecakes, and cakes on the menu, although you are bound to be happy regardless of what you order.
Augusta may be best known as the golfing capital of the USA, but it is not the only thing it has going for it. There truly is a restaurant that caters to every imaginable preference somewhere in the city.