est. 1945; grown from a single dining room to 6 dining rooms (taking 5 storefronts) plus a full bar; Jimmy Carter, Hillary Clinton, Leonard Nimoy, Dalai Lama, Richard Gere have visited; unique feature: Goodwill Ambassador, Jo Carter personally visits all guests giving her specialty back rubs...you can even get a T-shirt saying "I got my belly filled and my back rubbed all at Mary Mac’s Tea Room"
offering a proper version of the traditional Sunday Southern cuisine dinner served family-style; located in building originally a home owned by the Campbell family in the early 1900s; "like going to your grandmother's house"
Fried Green Tomato BLT thickly sliced locally grown green tomato dredged in seasoned flour & buttermilk & pan-fried in cast iron; served w/ arugula, bacon, remoulade sauce on bread "toasted" on same pan used to make bacon (w/ bacon fat)
Double Bypass Burger half-pound burger topped with two fried eggs, six slices of American cheese, and eight slices of bacon, all served between the two grilled cheese sandwiches as buns; uses grilled cheese sandwich as buns