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Canoe

4.8
9153 reviews
$31 to $50
American
Canoe is located in Atlanta's historic Vinings area on the Chattahoochee River where Buckhead meets Vinings.
Canoe's beautiful historic riverside setting makes it the perfect spot for weddings, receptions and private celebrations.
Its original cuisine and distinctive design have already been featured in Bon Appetit, Food And Wine, Gourmet, The Wine Spectator and The New York Times. Canoe, recipient of the prestigious Mobil 4 Star Award, was also selected as one of the "Best New Restaurants" in the country by the James Beard Foundation.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 9153 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.8
Service
4.8
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipDavidF
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always an outstanding dinner. Excellent service by our waitress and the tram supporting her.

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vipRexy2
New York Area
203 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

What a wonderful lunch we had at canoe what a location right on the banks of the chatahoochee
My cod entree was very good would have been excellent but for the spinach was salted way too heavily for me it was inedible
Service was top notch Shay was a wonderful waitress

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The ambiance is great but loud. The salmon appetizers are great. The crab and shrimp one was bland. The menu must change seasonally. Nothing really jumped out out me for the prices so, I stuck with simple halibut. It was tasty. My server Brittany made the visit wonderful! Very pleasant and engaging. Be prepared to go deep in your pocket (book).

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vipSteveS
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

We LOVE canoe and it was an easy choice when we had guests from out of town coming in. I was so very disappointed w the experience on this occasion. We should have chosen a different table (but foolishly didnt). We were back in a corner and the server must have been specially chosen for this less-than-desirable area. It was SUPER slow, excuse ladened and on the verge of painful. I know it’s not the norm so we will be back. We need to have the bad taste removed before we can consider returning, however.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The perfect end to a day full of wedding planning! We were welcomed with open arms, and our waiter "Ave" made all of the right suggestions. The kangaroo appetizer was awesome. Also, don't skip on either the duck breast or the rabbit entrees.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

The service is unreal. Never felt like such royalty! Made my birthday so special, so peaceful in the middle of the city, and food was delicious. That goat cheese ravioli 🤩

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YetAgain
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful, but that was my expectation! Many years later and not yet disappointed.

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MattW
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Anniversary dinner.

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JeffD
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place, great service, loved the setting; had a great lunch!

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KatieS
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This was my husband and I’s first time coming to Canoe and we will definitely be back! Service was outstanding and the food was amazing. Even had special menus for our anniversary!

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vipTerryJ
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, our experience at Canoe was outstanding. From service to food, it was exceptional

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Lisa
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The service was excellent. I have a ton of food sensitivities and my daughter is vegan and our waiter made sure our dietary needs were met. The food was absolutely delicious. It is definitely pricey, but for special occasions it was well worth it.

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Gagirl
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful site on the river. Food was fantastic Service was great with no details left out...

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Went here to celebrate my client’s new home purchase in Ansley Park! Was disappointing not to be able to be outside but there was an hour wait. Food and service was absolutely outstanding! The only reason for the four stars for ambiance was the fact that they had the air conditioning on overdrive and despite complaints from ours and surrounding tables they couldn’t seem to get it under control. Yes so that made for a less than pleasant atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service and dessert were fantastic. Entree was underwhelming.

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DawnK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful restaurant. Very relaxed and enjoyable dining experience. Staff was very attentive and helpful. We would definitely come back again.

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Evoluzione
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere, great food, excellent service. I'm never disappointed at Canoe. Highly recommended.

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DeniseC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

It took me two weeks to get a reservation. It was a beautiful day and we sat outside. The service was excellent and the food was good. I look forward to going there again!

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EdMo
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It is a wonderful place for Brunch. We ate outdoors overlooking the Chattahoochee. It was a celebration for my friends birthday. Everything was perfect!

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OpenTable Diner
Key West
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect, as usual ! Our waitress was really knowledgeable about the menu, very kind and attentive.
Food is great!

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Alexa
Central Coast
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great ambiance; recommend outdoor seating with views of the river. Freshly baked pastries during Sunday brunch were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I like the food and the service was great. And the whole vibe was awesome

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2021
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience3

Food is not as good as it used to be and dinner felt rushed. They had a large wedding going on so not sure if that impacted the quality of our meal but we have eaten here many times and the food just didn’t WOW us like it used to.

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Case
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Service and food were spectacular. Good variety of both land and sea options, would recommend for a special occasion.

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BradB
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our server, Bruce, was incredible. We were there celebrating a proposal and he went above and beyond to make it great! He was very accommodating and friendly, and his service was exceptional. 5 stars!

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EliG
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great night, with awesome service and delicious food. The noise level was a bit intense. I'm in my thirties so my hearing is good, and we were screaming across the table at each other and still couldn't hear. Other than that, it was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My party was in town for work and had an amazing meal amd time at Canoe. Our waitress, Miranda, was phenomenal and passionate about her job. It was so nice to see. We will definitely return.

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atlien
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Canoe was delicious, the ambiance was great and perfect for a date night. The rabbit dish was a little sweet, but the cod was amazing. Would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Third or fourth time visiting. The food is good. I'm not blown away, but it is good. Butternut squash soup is very good. Halibut is excellent. Service was very slow but it seems to be the norm post Covid. I get it, I don't want to complain... But it was slow this time! It was very loud this time. They were packed on a Tuesday with multiple large parties and a conference group of some kind. Honestly, it was obnoxious. Not the fault of Canoe but dinner was less enjoyable due to the noise. Excellent job of the staff we interacted with. From hostess, to waitress, to Manager and all in between - top notch!

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Maura
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Enjoyable evening. All staff were friendly and content to be at work.

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DavidE
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall3Food5Service3Ambience4

Second time eating here in the last couple of months (we used to visit somewhat regularly years ago, recently came back for a couple of celebrations).

The food is excellent; very fresh, great flavors and textures, great flavor combining. It's truly a treat all around. (Try the carmel-corn sundae for dessert; it's amazing. Big enough for 2, depending on whether you're paying any attention to the bathroom scale or not :-) The smoked-salmon appetizer is also phenomenal, and in our experience, the catch of the day is always exceptional.)

Service was "meh" though, not up to the standard we'd expect from a place in this price/quality category. Waiting for my glass of wine, I finally flagged down another waiter to see what was up with it. Ordered dessert, it must have taken 30 minutes for it to come out. The server comped the desserts for us, but the overall experience wasn't at all what we'd been expecting, especially given how great our last visit was. I don't know that we'll go back. The food is outstanding, but it's a drive for us, and it just didn't feel very special overall. (I'll click the button saying we'll recommend it to our friends, but only the patient ones ;-)

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JeffP
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food, service and atmosphere. Great place.

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BrianH
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Outstanding venue for any special occasion meal. My party was greeted by a very professional hostess immediately, and were directed to tour the gardens before dinner. Very peaceful and picturesque. Inside the perfect lighting mixed with brick and rod ironwork makes you instantly feel like you’re about to have a special night. Our waiter was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Definitely earned a generous tip. The food is actually very reasonably priced for such an upscale setting, and the menu has a well rounded variety of dishes and drinks.

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vipKellyJ
E. Tennessee
7 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our visit today was the best we’ve had there! Melinda was our server and she was fantastic and super friendly! She had great reviews of the entrees we were choosing and they were spot-on!! We had a lovely time! Food was fantastic and the ambiance was wonderful! Thank you for a great start to the week!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience5

Too many times we have been there and the food has been off. When it’s right, it’s amazing! We sent back our appetizers because it was clear NOBODY tasted it, and entree’s were good but lacked SALT. Our server told us the “main chef” was t there and we could definitely tell

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CherriF
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Canoe never disappoints! I made a reservation for my friend’s 25th birthday. We were able to sit outside, our server was incredibly professional and attentive, could not finish all of our food so had to get it boxed to go, they brought the sweetest happy birthday plate and candle, AND remembered my name when we left. 10 stars out of 5!!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Henry was fantastic; excellent service and a sharp Witt

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waitress was great also

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SEGlass
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very wonderful experience. The staff took care of our reservation and our request for a quiet space. I really appreciated the attentiveness.

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vipEugene
Atlanta
25 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best waiter we have had in years. Not only knew his menu but could describe each dish perfectly.

As usual the food was great.

Getting time to change the kangaroo off the menu. Everyone eats it once. I have never seen anyone order it a second time.

Overall another great dining experience.

Again our waiter Joey was fantastic.

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Canoe is rated 4.8 stars by 9153 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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