Empire State South takes a modern approach to creating authentic Southern dishes, relying on the beautiful foods of this region. A community restaurant that appeals to a broad range, Empire State South is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a to-go lunch program, courtyard bocce ball and an extensive coffee bar.
Empire State South is open:
Breakfast Mon-Fri, 7:00am-10:00am
Lunch Mon-Fri, 11:00am-3:00pm
Dinner Sun-Weds, 5:30pm-10:00pm; Thurs-Sat 5:30pm-11pm
Brunch Sunday, 10:30am-3:00pm
…and the ESS coffee shop opens at 7am during the week and 9am on Sunday
Saturday our bar is now open at 4:00 PM.
Memorial Day Weekend 2015 – We will be open for regular service on Friday, May 22nd and Saturday, May 23rd. However, Sunday, May 24th we will be closed for brunch from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM due to a private event. We will begin dinner service at 5:30 PM. As well, on Monday, May 26th we will be closed for both breakfast and lunch from 7:00 AM – 4:30 PM due to a private event. We will begin dinner service at 5:30 PM. We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday weekend!
Executive Chef of Empire State South is Josh Hopkins.
HUGH ACHESON is the author of the James Beard Foundation Award Winning Cookbook A NEW TURN IN THE SOUTH: Southern Flavors Reinvented for Your Kitchen and Pick a Pickle: 50 Recipes for Pickles, Relishes, and Fermented Snacks, chef/partner of the Athens, Georgia, restaurants Five & Ten, The National, the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South, and The Florence in Savannah. He is a James Beard award winner for Best Chef Southeast and was named a Best New Chef by Food & Wine Magazine. Hugh competed in Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Season 3 and currently stars as a judge on Top Chef.