21 OF THE BEST MOODY AFB RESTAURANTS
By Sarah Jaudon
IntroductionWelcome to Moody Air Force Base! Located in south Georgia, just 30 short miles from the northern Florida border. As you get settled into your new base, you will undoubtedly be wondering where the locals go for a quick bite or a night out on the town. Whether you're looking for fast food, a lively Mexican restaurant or delicious Chinese takeout, we have you covered. Read on to find the best restaurants on Moody AFB and in the surrounding areas of Valdosta and Hahira, GA. Know what you’re hungry for? Click the number(s) to go right to where you want to go: (1-2) Food Court Dining on Moody AFB (3-8) Fast Casual Dining on Moody AFB (9-17) Yelp’s Top 9 Restaurants in Valdosta, GA (18-21) TripAdvisor’s Top 4 Restaurants in Hahira, GA Suggested Read: Moody Air Force Base: In-Depth Welcome Center
COVID-19 NoticeDue to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic, many restaurants near Vandenberg AFB may be temporarily closed or operating under restricted hours. Many, if not all, of the ones listed here, are likely subject to such restrictions for the time being though new re-openings and closings occur all the time. Check individual websites provided in each section or call to find out each restaurant's current hours and dining situation.
Moody AFB Restaurants
Moody AFB Food Court DiningVerify hours of operation for the Moody AFB Main Exchange before arrival.
Moody Main Exchange Food Court4343 George St - Bldg 904 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-3431/ 3432
Phone: 1 (229) 474-4093
2. Burger King
Phone: 1 (229) 245-8296
Moody AFB Fast Casual Dining
3. Moody Field Club4251 George St. Bldg 901 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-4530 The Club provides top-notch catered events and fun programs promoting morale for squadrons, and offers quality meals at value pricing and discounts to all Air Force Club members worldwide.
4. The Georgia Pines Dining Facility (DFAC)7255 Robbins Rd. Bldg 571 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-3032 The Georgia Pines Dining Facility offers a wide variety of delicious and nutritious meals to authorized Airmen. Among the dining options are a well-stocked salad bar, hot or cold sandwiches and rotating specialties.
5. FORE Grille & TapQuiet Pines Golf Course 15501 Prewitte St. Bldg. 1806 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-5850 FORE Grille & Tap is located at the Quiet Pines Golf Course and is open to the public. The Grille’s convenient location is a favorite spot for both breakfast and lunch. Lunch specials are available daily and catering is also offered.
6. Lucy’s Corner CafeParker Greene Building Bldg. 105 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-2853 Check out Lucy’s Corner of the Parker Greene building for convenient grab ‘n go food and beverage options. Click here to see the breakfast, lunch, coffee and snack options they offer.
7. The Dive BarQuiet Pines Golf Course 15501 Prewitte St. Bldg. 1806 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-3297 The Dive Bar is located at the Quiet Pines Golf Course and is open to the public. It features a wide array of both domestic and international beers. The perfect “watering hole” for golfers after a round of golf and a great location for events such as parties and retirements.
8. The SPOT Café & Grill6251 Davis St. Bldg. 583 Moody AFB, GA 31699
Phone: 1 (229) 257-3872 The SPOT Café & Grill offers subs, hot dogs, hamburgers, sandwiches, pizza, and more are offered. Salads are available for those looking for a healthy meal option.
Restaurants Near Moody AFB
Yelp’s Top 9 Valdosta, GA, Restaurants
Mexican Restaurant Valdosta, GA
9. La Taqueria Mexican Grill5859 Bemiss Rd. Valdosta, GA 31605
Phone: 1 (229) 257-0689 La Taqueria Mexican Grill serves fast and delicious Mexican food! Try the Nachos Texas Style, you’ll be thrilled by the flavor. Don’t forget, you can order plenty of Vegetarian dishes to satisfy all hungry bellies.
American Restaurants in Valdosta, GA
10. Steel Magnolias132 N Patterson St. Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 1 (229) 259-0010 At Steel Magnolias the food base is urban Southern, taking the roots of classic Southern cuisine and showing a new way of looking at them. They prepare the best quality ingredients at the freshest possible point and allow them to speak for themselves.
11. Big Nick’s904 Baytree Rd. Valdosta, GA 31602
Phone: 1 (229) 474-3331 Family environment, good music, and great food! Delicious barbeque isn't the only specialty at Big Nick’s. Check them out today!
12. 306 North306 N Patterson St. Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 1 (229) 249-5333 306 North is a locally owned and operated restaurant that features a blend of Southern sophistication with classic comfort. They strive to provide local and fresh products as much as possible. They get fresh produce from local markets. cheeses from a dairy nearby, and farm raised meats from the area.
13. Friends Grille + Bar3338 Country Club Rd. Ste B Valdosta, GA 31605
Phone: 1 (229) 242-3282 Friends Grille + Bar is a locally owned neighborhood restaurant specializing in modern, but laid-back southern cuisine that reflects the very best of what the area has to offer. They strive to use local, seasonal produce, all-natural meats, and the freshest seafood.
14. Longhorn Steakhouse1110 N St Augustine Rd Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 1 (229) 333-0100 At Longhorn Steakhouse experience expertly grilled steak uniquely seasoned in their secret signature spice blend, ice-cold beer, freshly baked honey wheat bread, hand-chopped salads, seasonal sides, and signature desserts. Enjoy lunch or dinner that's a cut above the rest.
Seafood Restaurants in Valdosta, GA
15. Bubba Jax Crab Shack1700 W Hill Ave. Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 1 (229) 469-4368 Bubba Jax Crab Shack got its start as a local fresh seafood market in downtown Valdosta. They no longer have the market but now they run a Seafood/Cajun restaurant. The business has really blossomed over the past few years thanks to the support of the local customer base and the interstate traffic. Stop in for delicious seafood today.
16. The Salty Snapper Seafood & Oyster Bar1405 Gornto Rd Valdosta, GA 31602
Phone: 1 (229) 506-5544 The main focus at The Salty Snapper Seafood & Oyster Bar is to provide a great experience through food, drinks, service and atmosphere. This restaurant doubles as a music venue so check the website for more information on live music and events.
17. Austin’s Cattle Company2101 W Hill Ave Valdosta, GA 31601
Phone: 1 (229) 588-8555 At Austin’s Cattle Company you can enjoy specialties such as cajun grilled shrimp, large white shrimp seasoned and grilled to perfection. Served with a side of their own remoulade sauce; fall-off-the-bone tender baby back ribs, and char broiled chicken breast - smothered with BBQ sauce. Freshly made salads, soups, hearth-baked bread and irresistible desserts accompany these delicious entrees.
TripAdvisor’s Top 4 Hahira, GA, Restaurants
18. Church Street Cafe107 S Church St Hahira, GA 31632
Phone: 1 (229) 794-3383 Church Street Cafe is a hometown diner located in the heart of Hahira, GA. They serve classic American dishes and prepare southern-inspired specials daily. They would love the opportunity to cook something delicious for you to enjoy.
19. Huddle House803 GA Highway 122 W Hahira, GA 31632
Phone: 1 (229) 794-8144 Huddle House is dishing out hot delicious meals just like mama used to make. Huddle House is the host of family and friends, brought together by good food served from the heart for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. For a delicious diner experience, stop in today.
20. A+B, Etc.123 W Main St Hahira, GA 31632
Phone: 1 (229) 585-9119 A+B, Etc. is a unique and chic experience. Shop, design, and dine at this French inspired space. Great for private events. The bistro is open to the public two weekends out of the month, each seating by reservation only. Please visit the website or call for a full list of bistro openings.
21. Down Home Pizza601 W Main St Hahira, GA 31632
Phone: 1 (229) 794-1888 Down Home Pizza serves fresh ingredients on pizza and more daily. They offer specialty pizzas for meat eaters and vegetarians alike. Don’t forget to order the barbecue chicken wings or finish the meal with a homemade cinnamon roll.
ConclusionLocals call Valdosta the heart of south Georgia! As you settle into your new life at Moody AFB, you will be pleasantly surprised at how quickly you will step into a routine and be swept away by the southern charm of south Georgia. You will soon find restaurants and places that will feel like home. Hungry for more? Check out Visit Valdosta, GA, for more Moody AFB restaurants.
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