You don’t have to be a self-designated foodie to appreciate the magic of a good meal. If you live in Elbert County, casual dining doesn’t just mean knowing where to eat; it means knowing what to eat. We recommend trying these favorite dishes the next time you dine locally:
The National League at Buzzards Big Mouth Pizza
Buzzards Big Mouth Pizza is located right down the road from the Independence Community in the heart of Elizabeth. It features some very unique flavors and toppings, including cheeseburger, alfredo sauce and even boneless HOT wings (yes, as a pizza topping)! The National League, which merges Italian and Mexican cuisines, is among our favorites. It’s made with refried beans, salsa, cheddar cheese, black olives, onions, jalapeños, and topped with tortilla chips. The restaurant also offers grinders, pastas and calzones, along with options for seniors and kids.
The Blueberry Streusel Pie at the Tea Spoon
The Tea Spoon can be found in the middle of Elizabeth on Main Street in a charming house that can be challenging to locate without a sign. Don’t let this little detail keep you from stopping by for breakfast or lunch, however! The Tea Spoon offers a wide selection of lunch and breakfast items (with a special focus on teas), and it’s the perfect place to sate your sweet tooth, as well. We recommend the blueberry streusel pie to get the job done.
The Queso Burger at the South 40 Bar and Grill
The South 40 Bar and Grill in Elbert has an extensive menu that caters to various tastes. It focuses on burgers and offers some wild selections, including a Spicy Peanut Butter Burger and a Pastrami Burger. Our favorite is the Queso Burger, a mouthwatering bite made with a beef patty, bacon, grilled onions, queso, and pepper jack cheese on a pretzel bun.
The Brisket at Little Valley Smokehouse
If you’re in the mood for barbecue, Little Valley Smokehouse is a hometown favorite. Located in Kiowa, it’s known for its large portions and personalized service. While you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu, we recommend the brisket – it’s quite flavorful!
The Chicken Fried Steak at Bernie’s Kitchen
Offering an extensive menu of comfort food classics, Bernie’s Kitchen is located on Kiowa Road in Elizabeth. Bernie’s specializes in Southern and American favorites and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. If you’re looking for nourishment that truly feeds your soul, check out the chicken fried steak.
From well-known restaurants to hidden gems, Elbert County offers a range of dining out options. Try one of the above to see if our favorites become your favorites, too.