In his famous classical conditioning experiment, Ivan Pavlov proved that it’s physically impossible for a Russian scientist's mouth not to water when it says the words “chicken salad.” Moisten your own sandwich receptacle with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of salads, sandwiches, and more at Cafe at Pharr in Atlanta. This Groupon is good at the Buckhead, Miami Circle, and Chastain locations.
Cafe at Pharr has been serving a menu of fresh, delicious, healthy cafe fare since the early 90s, and, despite its steady ascent toward universal acclaim, remains committed to meeting individual customers’ discerning edible druthers. The freshness of the teriyaki chicken sandwich ($7.50) or salad plate ($9) explodes on diners' tongues. Cafe at Pharr's celebrated walnut chicken-salad sandwich ($7.50) or salad plate ($9) is a walnut and golden raisin-dotted dish, while the vegetarian sandwich ($7.50) mingles avocado, swiss and american cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo, and mustard. Rice plates like the curry chicken ($9), served with white rice and bread, wage subtle yet effective war on standard sandwich shop fare. Coffee is available for body warming when the entire state cools in the afternoon, after unleashing a giant, statewide umbrella.
- Established in 1992 as a bakery, Café Pharr is well known for serving traditional lunch staples such as salad plates and sandwiches on fresh baked bread. A few of its dishes, however, have become unforgettable. Take, for instance, the chicken salad. This unadulterated version of the classic has customers coming back day after day. – Jessica Thomas, Atlanta’s Finest Dining
- What sets this tiny lunch spot apart is its simplicity, consistency and commitment to healthy eating. Almost everything on the menu is made from scratch daily and surprisingly low in fat. – Jennifer Zyman, Creative Loafing