Carrollton, Georgia has some great dining spots for everyone to enjoy. There are some restaurants that stand out above the rest and even go as far as offering daily specials. We’ve taken the liberty of searching around town and finding the best restaurants our local University of West Georgia students can enjoy. We know attending college can mean that you have to find the best deals out there, so we wanted to help. But don’t worry, there are plenty of budget-friendly restaurants in town that are well worth visiting.

The following are the best casual dining restaurants in Carrollton we could find.

The Highland Deli and Grill

The Highland Deli and Grill does an amazing job at keeping the food delicious and affordable for college students. Their signature sandwiches will leave you full and wanting more to take home. This Scottish-styled restaurant prepares every meal with quality brand meats and cheeses and freshly baked bread. They don’t just offer sandwiches and a regular fountain drink. This great restaurant offers some homestyle cakes, breakfast, healthy salads, soups, and some traditional Scottish plates. This restaurant also does catering for those who love great sandwiches.

Food Style: Scottish Deli and Grill

Open:

  • Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Closed on Sunday

Location: 402 Adamson Square, Carrollton, GA 30117

Google Review: 4.8 Stars

Perks:

Local Favorites:

  • Meat Pies
  • Reuben Sandwich
  • Shepherd’s Pie

Tips and Tricks:

If you are looking to be served quicker, try visiting Highland Deli around opening and closing time and avoid lunch hours. This deli can get busy during lunch hours because it is the most popular time to enjoy the sandwiches!

Corner Café

If you’re looking to get one of the best meals in town for a great price, give Corner Café a try! The Corner Café has been serving Carrollton its finest food since 1994. The café has been around enough to perfect its recipes and grow with the surrounding community. The people around Carrollton love the diversity of this local café.

This great restaurant offers healthy vegetarian and gluten-free alternatives for those of you students who are living (or are starting to live) a healthier lifestyle. Regardless if you’re a meat lover or a vegetarian, the Corner Café has something delectable for you. You’ll love the unique names they give each of the items on their menu. You’ll also love eating the items more than you’ll love their names!

Food Style: Soup and Sandwich Café

Open:

  • Monday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Location: 304 Adamson Square A, Carrollton, GA 30117

Google Review: 4.6 Stars

Perks:

  • Great Prices
  • Vegetarian Selection
  • Catering

Local Favorites:

  • Rosemary’s Baby’s Daddy
  • The Jellyfish
  • The Corner Club

Tips and Tricks:

This awesome restaurant is busy for most of the day. Try going in toward the end of the day and you’ll be able to get attended a bit faster. Either way, the food is always good, no matter what time you visit Corner Café.

Irish Bred Pub

For our college students that like to enjoy a cold beer and some good food, Irish Bred Pub is the perfect spot for you! The pub doesn’t just have good drinks and food. It also offers its customers live music and dancing.

The Irish Bred Pub’s beer goes well with a nice set of chicken wings or quesadillas. To top it all off, the pub’s food will taste even better when you find out they have discounts and deals for those who follow them on Facebook and Twitter.

Food Style: Sports Bar and Restaurant

Open:

  • Monday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–2 a.m.
  • Sunday: Noon–12:30 a.m.

Location: 210 Adamson Square, Carrollton, GA 30117

Google Review: 4.2 Stars

Perks:

  • Alcohol Selection
  • Events
  • Vegetarian Selection
  • Trivia
  • Live Music

Local Favorites:

Tips and Tricks:

Follow the Irish Bred Pub on social media for discounts and offers!

The pub is great at entertaining its customers. They have trivia nights on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and live entertainment from Thursday to Saturday.

The best days to go and enjoy a drink at the bar are during the weekend, when there’s a bit more people and great music. If you like a quieter environment, you should visit the pub during the earlier hours of the day and weekdays. It’s more fun when you visit this popular pub with friends, but that’s totally up to you!

Brown Dog Eatery

Every University of West Georgia student should try the food at the Brown Dog Eatery. They focus on creating the best Southern homestyle recipes from scratch just for you. The food is filled with its own original flavor and has been preserved at this location for years.

This Southern cuisine restaurant features lunch and dinner menus that everyone will enjoy. They also have stepped it up a notch and have included nontraditional Southern food in the menu (chicharrones and Tex-Mex food). Although the plates are a bit pricier, the flavor of the food is always worth the money.

Food Style: Southern Cuisine (Lunch/Dinner/Brunch/Cocktails)

Open

  • Monday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Location: 202 Bradley St. A, Carrollton, GA 30117

Google Review: 4.6 Stars

Perks:

  • Daily Specials

Local Favorites:

  • Pulled Pork
  • Southern Charm Burger
  • Cocktails

Tips and Tricks:

This popular local restaurant is busy throughout the day. The best time to grab a spot and order is around 4 p.m. when the customer traffic is down.

Follow the Brown Dog’s Facebook page to stay updated on any special events or specials at the restaurant.

Jefferson’s

This popular food chain restaurant is a great place to go if you’re looking to catch some of Carrollton’s food specials. It’s a well-organized restaurant where you can dine in and order some great wings, burgers, or oysters to enjoy with your friends.

This American food chain was created after Jeff Webb decided to open a business in Jacksonville, Alabama. It is famous for its signature wings, tender burgers, and delicious oysters. Of course, Jefferson’s also offers other types of food on their menu that are just as good as their highlighted items. Whether you choose to have the popular or regular items on the menu, Jefferson’s will not disappoint your taste buds!

Food Style: American Wings, Burgers, and Oysters

Open:

  • Sunday–Wednesday: 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Thursday–Saturday: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.

Location: 342 Maple St., Carrollton, GA 30117

Google Review: 4.3 Stars

Perks:

  • Daily Specials
  • Catering

Local Favorites:

  • Hot Wings
  • Philly Cheesesteak
  • Alcohol Selection

Tips and Tricks:

Jefferson’s is usually less busy around 3 p.m. every day, but the restaurant tends to stay busy for the most part. Just be sure to visit on a day that you have enough time to dine in and enjoy some good food and drinks with your friends.

Conclusion

We hope that our list of the best casual dining in Carrollton helps all our local college students. It was tough choosing which spots to include in our top restaurant list from Carrollton. In the end, we did our research and chose the community’s favorite restaurants in the area. There are plenty of unique locally based joints that will certainly fill you up and turn you into a food fanatic.