The Top 5 (Healthy and Organic) Restaurants in Augusta, Georgia

Augusta is brimming with Southern charm and fabulous food! If healthy, nutritious meals are important to you when dining out, then rest easy knowing your next meal out will check off all the boxes.

The Templeton List was developed to help you find the healthiest restaurants all across the U.S. according to our strict standards of ingredient, preparation and environmental guidelines, and we’re happy to say that New Orleans offers many choices. So when looking for healthy, organic, farm fresh and fabulous food restaurants in NOLA, you will be delighted with the many options this vibrant city has to offer!

Here are our Top 5 healthy restaurant picks in the city of Augusta, Georgia:

Edgar’s Grille

3165 Washington Road
Augusta, Georgia 30907
706-854-4700

Named for Edgar Helms, founder of Goodwill Industries, a portion of every dollar you spend at Edgar’s Grill goes toward education programs, including support for Helms College. Furthermore, Helms College culinary students receive experiential learning opportunities through service at Edgar's Grille – a win/win situation!

Open for lunch and dinner, enjoy favorites like Shellfish and Grits (sauteed Gulf shrimp, crawfish tails, Andouille sausage, caramelized onions, blistered tomatoes, peppers, creamy lobster sherry broth, Adluh Farms stone-ground grits), Hand-cut Prime 8 oz Filet Mignon (Southern River Farm filet, garlic-herb butter, char-grilled to preference), and Seafood Pasta (shrimp, clams, scallops, mussels, grape tomato, fresh peas, pappardelle pasta, lemon Parmesan cream).

Humanitree House

305 8th Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901
706-364-2518

Augusta's first Cold Pressed & Vegan Juice Bar, Humanitree House features organic, vegan, raw, and gluten-free options. Their juicer extracts 3X more nutrients than any other cold-press machine, resulting in a product with 5X the nutrients of made-to-order juice.

Cold-pressed juice options include Remedy (carrot, orange, pineapple, ginger, turmeric, love), Reboot (pear, cucumber, celery, kale, love), and Smokin Rabbit (carrot, apple, ginger, cayenne, flaxseed oil, turmeric, love). Organic fruit smoothies include favorites like the Chocolate Goddess (strawberry, banana, cacao, almond butter, chocolate almond mylk), HEMPnotic (raw almonds, dates, blueberries, hemp hearts and mylk), and Bee Alive (raw sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, or cacao, strawberries, blueberries, and bee pollen). Smoothie bowls, salads, and vegan wraps and sandwiches are also available. Rotating weekly specials include The Chipotle Burger, Taco Tuesday, and BBQ Jackfruit.

Located in the heart of downtown Augusta, a few blocks from the Augusta Common & Marriott hotel on the River.

Frog Hollow Tavern

1282 Broad Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901
706-364-6906

An upscale “restaurant meets bar” with a dinner menu that features local and regionally grown seasonal ingredients with a focus on sustainable, organic, or biodynamic practices, a full bar and a wine list with over a hundred wines has a focus on sustainable, organic, or biodynamic practices.

Choose from menu selection such as Wild Caught Shrimp and Grits (Vidalia onions, port lardons, house smoked Andouille, local tomatoes, Anson Mills’ Organic Grits), Grilled Angus Cowgirl Ribeye (roasted baby turnips, spring carrots, parsnips, fingerling sweet potatoes, kale, spring onion champagne vinaigrette, poached spring onion and garlic compound butter), and Local Spring Pea and Mushroom Gnocchi (Yukon Gold Potato Gnocchi, local spring English peas and Yonce Family Farms’ asparagus, Hen of the Woods mushrooms, thyme butter, micro pea tendrils).

Nutritious Alternatives

1795 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Augusta, Georgia 30901
706-849-2111

In addition to healthy salads and a Hot Food Bar, twenty different smoothie options top the menu lists at Nutritious Alternatives with tempting suggestions like Skinny Honeyloupe (cantaloupe, lemon sorbet, orange juice, lemon juice, ice, salt), Beta Booster (carrot juice, dice mango, strawberries, red bell pepper), and Protein Whammy (almond milk, yogurt, tofu, dates, peanut butter, banana).

Also featured are vegetable drinks like the Cold Buster (ginger, lemon, grapefruit, orange, cayenne pepper, honey), Iron Man (oats, almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, lecithin, molasses, brewers yeast, protein, banana, cantaloupe, almond milk), and Somewhere On A Beach (pineapple, mango, coconut, vanilla tofutti, apple juice).

Frog and the Hen

466 Flowing Wells Road
Martinez, Georgia 30907
7067552767

Famous for their chicken sandwiches made with all-natural antibiotic and hormone free chicken paired with seasonal, organic side dishes, other menu favorites include Chicken Pot Pie (pulled chicken, seasonal vegetables, cream, cornmeal pastry crust), Pasta Primavera (garden fresh squash, zucchini, broccoli, snap beans, tomatoes, roasted bell peppers, penne pasta, lemon Parmesan butter), and Shrimp and Grits (wild shrimp, Adluh grits, bacon, sweet onion, bell pepper, tomatoes). Collard greens, buttered green beans, and Jalapeno honey slaw are a few of their featured sides.

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling. The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, The Templeton List was developed to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, carefully vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

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