Cuisine & Dining

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Augusta is home to many locally owned and operated restaurants.

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International cultures and foods are often spotlighted at Augusta's festivals.

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Arts in the Heart of Augusta is a longstanding tradition in Augusta, showcasing unique art, food and cultures.

In the South, we enjoy a love affair with great food. Savor this tasty heritage and sample the creativity and passion of Augusta’s culinary scene. With more than 300 local restaurants, you can feast on everything from classic Southern dishes, such as fried chicken and catfish, to more sophisticated international fare.

Find flavor nirvana while eating a famous Pimento Cheese  sandwich at the Masters®. This delight has gained fame as a delicious “must-have” at the acclaimed tournament. Slice into a gourmet cake from Very Vera – recently spotlighted on “Throwdown! With Bobby Flay. ” Indulge in elegant Country French dining at Bistro 491 .

Are you a foodie who craves menus with a zesty ethnic flair? The region offers a yummy variety of festivals and celebrations. Go globe-trotting at the International Food Bazaar at the Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival. Try authentic souvlaki at Greek Fest or Latin American favorites at the Hispanic Festival.

When it comes to Augusta dining, toss aside the guidebook and let your stomach take you to the best local restaurants .

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