Scott Serpas, Chef

South Louisiana native and executive chef Scott Serpas has a knack for carving out a style all his own, and his culinary charisma has culled attention from adoring diners and critics alike. From the prestigious James Beard Foundation to Gourmet, GQ and Food & Wine, this chef has garnered attention for his honest approach to Southern food with Louisiana flair.

Scott has become an irreplaceable part of Atlanta’s culinary scene with Serpas True Food. Located in what was once a cotton storage facility in the heart of Atlanta’s culturally rich Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, Serpas is known for its “true food” approach to cuisine with an edge. The restaurant has received local and national acclaim since its January 2009 debut and was named one of the 10 “Best New Restaurants in America” in 2009 by GQ magazine.

Manuel Lara, Sous Chef

Sous chef Manuel Lara showcases a seasoned palate for international flavors and a serious dedication to high-quality cuisine at Serpas True Food. A native of Guerrero, Mexico, Lara became immersed in indigenous Mexican cooking techniques at a young age with the influence of his grandmother, prompting a passion for authentic flavors while connecting family heritage with food. In collaborating with long-time mentor and executive chef Scott Serpas on the restaurant’s New Orleans-inspired menus, Lara incorporates the freshest produce available and diverse seasonal ingredients into each of his dishes, often updating a classic recipe with a modernized twist.   

Contributing to the success of Serpas’ January 2009 debut, Lara is an irreplaceable member of the restaurant’s foundation who has helped to identify and solidify the neighborhood destination among the Old Fourth Ward’s emerging fine dining scene. 



Tues–Thurs 5:30pm–10pm

Fri–Sat 5:30pm–11pm

Saturday Brunch 11am-2pm

Sunday Brunch 11am–3pm

Sunday Supper 5:30pm–9pm

Closed Mondays


(404) 688-0040


659 Auburn Ave #501, Atlanta, GA 30312

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Private Dining

From supper clubs to receptions and corporate socials, we welcome you to host your next special event with us! Set in the heart of the historic Old Fourth Ward, Serpas offers a one-of-a-kind experience filled with chic, industrial character and some of Atlanta's best cuisine. We offer a variety of private dining options, listed below:


Banquet-style seating: 175 guests
Reception-style standing: 300 guests
Main Dining Room
Can accommodate up to 140 guests

Semi-Private Room
Can accommodate up to 60 guests
Accommodates up to 50 guests seated and 75 guests standing. (Weather permitting.)




louisiana COMES TO atLanta


October 23 at 7:00pm

A fun-tastic filled, guest chef evening

Chef Scott Serpas and Chef Dave Evans of Luna Bar & Grill of Lake Charles

$65 per person (plus tax & gratuity)

Louisiana style menu including;

Passed Appetizers by Chef Scott Serpas

Char Broiled Oysters

Chicken Liver Toast

Starter by Chef Scott Serpas

Buttermilk Biscuits

Duck & Wild Mushroom Gumbo with Bay Leaf Rice

Entrees by Chef Dave Evans

The Bourdain Wedge

chopped bacon, pickled red onion, goat cheese, bacon vinaigrette

Redfish Apollo

grilled redfish with crabmeat au gratin sauce, fried shrimp, avocado

Dessert by Chef Scott Serpas

French Market Chicory Coffee

Chocolate pot de creme and beignets


Serpas True Food IS NOW ON


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NEW! SATURDAY Brunch 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Can’t make it on a Sunday?

try our new Saturday brunch on the Beltline!


Classic New Orleans Cocktail Menu 


Call 404-688-0040

Guests may request to be seated on the Serpas True Food patio



Tuesday through Thursday

with purchase of one entree

(With the exception of a burger, one half-off bottle per table)

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The Local Palate October 2016

Travel + Leisure February 2016

Atlanta Journal-Constitution November 2015

Zagat October 2015

The Local Palate January 2015

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USA Today July 2014

Jezebel January 2014

Delta Sky Magazine August 2013

Jezebel May 2013

Atlanta Magazine March 2012




The Atlantan March 2011

Jezebel March 2011

Where Magazine Feb 2011

Southern Living June 2010

GQ Jan 2010


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