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A cafe all about the honey

April 14, 2017

What do you get when you mix honey with breakfast? You get a good meal at the Tupelo Honey Cafe. The hubs birthday was a few weeks ago and he loved breakfast food so we decided to go somewhere new on his birthday to celebrate him and his love for…well pancakes. We went on a vacation on the gulf coast of FL a few years ago and learned about tupelo honey and we have been a fan ever since. The soul purpose of going to the Tupelo Honey Cafe was to make sure we tasted the honey to see exactly what the hype was about. We went to the one in Sandy Springs, GA which is about an hr drive from where I live. Going on a Sunday morning was the perfect thing to do because it was before church was out and before the crowd came out. When we got there a lot of people had made reservations…I was unaware that you could do that for smaller groups. That’s good to know so you can reserve your spot for two people and have it ready when you get there. Very nice feature!

So we had to wait for about 15 min but that wasn’t bad. They seated us and then brought over the menu. Now I have kids who are picky so at first they were like mom they don’t have regular pancakes we don’t want sweet potato pancakes….I was like you are going to eat sweet potato pancake or starve. So they decided to do the sweet potato pancake and I ordered the french toast. I asked about the biscuits because I didn’t know if I had to order them separately or what but he brought over some and a bottle of honey and my kids dived in. The drinks were kind of questionable they had coke products but they also had a few other drinks that I had never tried so I asked the waiter to recommend me some drinks. He did and the one I had was pretty good…I don’t remember the name but it was something fizz or another.

The biscuits came with it’s own jelly or jam or whatever that goodness was. It was so good we were licking the spoon…

My French toast had the same sauce on it as well and it was very good

did I mention that it also came with bacon on top….geesus be a diet

Anywhoo the kids smelled their pancakes and investigated it like it was a crime scene

They finally ate and the results…..mom wow this is good we should trust you more often. So I told them I had the pancakes before but honestly I never did I just wanted them to know that it was good…..I didn’t know if it was or not but I went with it lol. Thankfully it was pretty good.

Here is some of the things I liked about the spot

  • You could make reservations that is good even for a party of two…you can walk right in and be seated
  • You can see them cook your food…that feature is rare in most restaurants so I was glad that they had that
  • The place looked small on the outside but it was pretty huge and nicely decorated on the inside
  • You could buy products like the honey
  • The prices were reasonable our breakfast came to about $42 that included the sweet potato pancake breakfast for the kids (two of them), the french toast for me, and drinks.

The food did take a while to come that I didn’t like so much but overall it was a great first experience. I didn’t like that the biscuits were hard….I wish they were a bit softer but…it was still eatable. Will I drive out there again for it? Probably not it would have to move in a little closer to me but I love trying out new places to eat. Have you tried the Tupelo Honey Cafe? If so which area?




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    Alli Smith
    April 14, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    I love a restaurant where you can actually see your food being cooked. I’m crazy for sweet potato pancakes so I know I’d love this place. I’m so hungry for biscuits and honey now. Yum!

    What a sweet way to remember your hubs on his birthday!

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    April 14, 2017 at 12:25 pm

    First the name of the cafe is awesome. After looking at all your photos this looks like a great place to get a wonderful meal. Wish we lived closer.

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    Christy Maurer
    April 14, 2017 at 1:15 pm

    Oh yum! I am so hungry for those pancakes! And that French toast looks so delectable! If I’m in that area, I’m all over that place.

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    April 14, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    Oh goodness, I’m so hungry right now, so seeing your post is torture! haha But honestly it looks amazing. Those pancakes… yum! That is definitely somewhere for my family to visit if we’re ever in the area.

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    April 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    Just looking at what you took pictures of undoing. This restaurant looks delicious. I wish it was closer to me because I would definitely check it out.

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    Tessa S
    April 14, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    OK, I just ate but wow! Now I am starving. Those pancakes look amazing! If I am ever in the area I will be sure to check this place out!

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    April 14, 2017 at 8:33 pm

    That all looks so good. I would eat all the carbs they had. LOL

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    Pam Wattenbarger
    April 15, 2017 at 12:53 am

    There is a Tupelo Honey Cafe near us. They have some really good food. Especially for brunch.

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    Lisa Favre
    April 15, 2017 at 1:20 am

    I am a huge brunch fan so this place would be exquisite for me and my friends! Also seems like a great place to have a mini date with my husband!

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    My Teen Guide
    April 15, 2017 at 3:53 am

    I have to check if we have a branch near us. Those sweet potato pancakes look amazing. Being able to see how the staff cooks your meal is a unique experience too!

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    April 15, 2017 at 2:40 pm

    I love nontraditional pancakes – sweet potato, buckwheat, you name it! How can you resist carbs and sugar?

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    April 16, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Yum! I wish this was close to where I live. The food looks so good, those pancakes are making me hungry now!

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    Rebecca Swenor
    April 16, 2017 at 1:54 pm

    This sounds like a great place to eat for sure. The french toast is what I would love to try and maybe the sweet potato pancakes. Thanks for sharing the information.

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    Rebecca Swenor
    April 16, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    This sounds like a great place to eat. I would love to try the french toast and maybe even the sweet potato pancakes. Thanks for sharing the information.

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    April 16, 2017 at 3:31 pm

    I haven’t had a chance to try Tupelo Honey Cafe but their foods sound yummy. Your Fench toast looks really delicious and I love bacon! Would like to try their sweet potato pancakes too!

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    April 17, 2017 at 9:43 am

    We are always looking for a great place to go eat here in Atlanta. I looooove French toast so I know I’ll be trying that! thanks for the recommendation!

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    April 17, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    What a fun place to visit! We visit the area a lot so I’ll have to check this out next time. The food looks delicious!

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    April 17, 2017 at 12:24 pm

    I have been itching to go to this spot! I seen it here but also in Chattanooga and Myrtle Beach I would love to eat here soon!

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    April 17, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    This looks like a great place for breakfast! I love how they have a honey theme to the restaurant!

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    Amanda Love
    April 21, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Sounds like a great place to enjoy some good breakfast food. Pancakes, waffles, anything for breakfast is usually my comfort food and I can imagine myself enjoying this place!

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