Snellville Dining, Nightlife, and Music
For a small city of approximately 20,000 people, Snellville has a surprising number of good restaurants. Not surprisingly, local regional cuisine is very popular and well represented with restaurants like Famous Dave’s Real Honest Barbecue where diners enjoy hickory-smoked ribs and Georgia chopped pork slathered with Dave’s own Rich & Sassy BBQ sauce, smokin’ hot sandwiches, mouthwateringly large hamburgers, garden fresh salads and home style desserts served in a casual, down-home setting with background blues music. Famous Dave’s Real Honest Barbecue is located at 3868 Stone Mountain Highway in Snellville, (770) 979-7779. Another popular local favorite is A & J Tasty Pig Barbecue at 2567 West Main Street, (770) 979-1676. This is a real Southern cafeteria style place where folks line up with trays to choose from prepared entrees like Southern fried chicken with turnip greens. The walls are lined with pig memorabilia and plaques from sports teams, and seating is at picnic-style tables with wooden chairs or benches.
Regional ethnic cuisine is featured at Henley Restaurant, 1711 Athens Highway, Suite 100, Snellville, (770) 982-9989, where New Orleans style Cajun dishes are presented in a casual setting. Folks Southern Kitchen at 2277 Main Street East, (770) 972-3060 is a small chain restaurant that specializes in relatively inexpensive, family style Southern cooking.
Asian cuisine and Italian food is easy to find in Snellville
Chinese restaurants in Snellville include China Chef Restaurant, 2420 Wisteria Drive, #6, (770) 978-1111; Mandarin Gourmet, 3050 Main Street West, (770) 736-8884; and China Wok, 3035 Scenic Highway South, Suite 9, (770) 982-8806. Japanese restaurants include Sakegura Japanese Restaurant, 1905 Scenic Highway North, Suite 640, (770) 985-9168, and Yakiniku Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, 4002 Highway 78 West, Suite 400, (770) 736-1800. Two Thai restaurants are Sri Thai, 2218 Snellville Plaza, (770) 985-8078, and Thai Taste, 1009 Highway 78, (678) 344-7444. Snellville also has four Italian restaurants: Provino's Italian Restaurant, 2252 Main Street East, (770) 972-8411; Fazoli’s, 1895 Scenic Highway North, (770) 736-5041; Uncle Vito’s, 1630 Highway 124 North, (770) 978-8486; and Milano At Snellville Oak, 2133 Main Street East, (678) 344-5858.
American and Mexican food restaurants in Snellville
Golden Corral Family Steak House, 3888 Stone Mountain Highway, (770) 955-1779, and Ryan’s Family Steak House, 2380 Wisteria Drive, (770) 979-2434, are both small chain restaurants that serve family style meals including steak, chicken, shrimp, and side dishes like French fried potatoes and fresh salads. Two good down home style Mexican food restaurants are Gorditas Mexican Food, 4500 Anderson Livsey Lane, (770) 982-0785, and Salsa Mexican Grill, 2955 Dominion Walk Lane, (404) 519-2999.
Nightlife and entertainment in and around Snellville
Summits Wayside Tavern at 3334 Stone Mountain Highway in Snellville, (770) 736-1333, is a fun sports bar and restaurant where neighbors meet with friends to enjoy televised sports games with cold beer and hot wings, and bowling is available at Sidney’s, 2350 Ronald Reagan Parkway, Snellville, (770) 972-5300. Over in Lawrenceville, Digger's Sports Grill at 909 Parkside Walk Lane, (678) 377-8660, is another sports bar and Uncle Woody's Party Place at 4200 Stone Mountain Highway in Lilburn, (770) 979-0011, has one of the best all night music parties in the area.