Murphy's is Recognized Among Atlanta's Best Restaurants

Murphy's is honored to receive a variety of awards and accolades.

Eater Atlanta in Atlanta Magazine

Ian Winslade becomes the culinary director for Murphy’s and Paces & Vine.  


Read Eater Atlanta's interview with Murphy's owner Tom Murphy.  In this fantastic interview you can read about Murphy's past, get a glimpse of Murphy's future, and find out just how long Murphy's has been an Atlanta staple straight from the man whose name is on the door!  Read it HERE.

Murphy's Chef Ian Winslade named to Best Chefs America by leading chefs from around the country!  The inaugural edition of this 386-page coffee table highlights chefs from around the country who were chosen by their peers as the Best Chefs in America.  Best Chefs America

Wine Enthusiast Magazine highlights Murphy's, and just 2 other local favorites calling Murphy's "Wine-Centric Gastro Gem" - Wine Enthusiast's "Southern Exposure" Article

"Best Sunday Brunch 2012" - Winner 3 out of the last 4 years! - Creative Loafing "Best of 2012"

"Best Champagne Brunch Spots In Atlanta" - CBS Atlanta

"Best Brunch" - Metromix's "Best of Atlanta 2011"

"Murphy’s wears Virginia-Highlands like a soldier wears medals. We absolutely LOVE this area of town for it’s charm and warmth and Murphy’s combines those attributes with a relaxing atmosphere and delicious food." - Atlanta Food Critic Blog

"As part of Murphy's anniversary celebration, Murphy, along with Atlanta author Jan Butsch Schroder have updated the restaurant's popular memoir/recipe book: "Murphy's: 30 Years of Recipes and Memories." - Atlanta Magazine

"Grab your best buddies, and head to Murphy's in Virginia Highland to discover some of the best wines available." - Out and About, Jezebel Magazine

"Murphy’s has been a family favorite since I was a teenager. Located in the hip neighborhood of Virginia Highland, Murphy’s has been consistently good with their food and service for over 25 years. Despite having eaten here countless of times, we never tire of the food." - Chow Down Atlanta

"Best Sunday Brunch" and "Best Wine List" - Creative Loafing Best of ATL 2010

"Rustic interior with exposed brick walls are warm and inviting during the day and cozy and relaxing, after the sun sets." - Peach Connection

"Homemade baked goods and solid egg dishes dominate Atlanta's most popular brunch, whose secret weapon is an impossibly rich hollandaise sauce. The dinner menu appropriately is centered with well-prepared, contemporary comfort food." - Citysearch, Best of Citysearch

"Recently, my wife and I had the opportunity to try the delicious meatloaf entree at Murphy's restaurant in Virginia-Highland. This is hands-down, the best meatloaf ever. I would love to have this dish in the already awesome culinary arsenal of my wife, for solely selfish reasons -- I love to eat good food." - "From the Menu of..." Access Atlanta

Other Accolades:

Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNa) Award

Zagat Rated

Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence