Instead of Flowers

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1331 Marietta Boulevard NWAtlanta, GA 30318   map »

Business overview

Catering Types

  • Bartenders
  • Boxed Meals
  • Buffet
  • Casual Dining
  • Corporate Events
  • Full-Service
  • Gift Baskets
  • Party Trays

Catered Events

  • Award Ceremonies
  • Bar & Bat Mitzvahs
  • Casual Events
  • Christenings & Baptisms
  • Company Gatherings
  • Concerts & Recitals
  • Conventions
  • Dinner Dances
  • Fashion Shows
  • Formal Events
  • Fundraisers
  • Funerals & Memorials
  • Graduations
  • Luncheons
  • Meetings
  • Parties
  • Photo Shoots
  • Picnics & Barbecues
  • Proms
  • Quinceaneras or Cotillions
  • Receptions
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Retreats
  • Reunions
  • Seminars & Workshops
  • Themed Events
  • Weddings

Kudzu's "Best Of" Winner

2012, 2013

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 9:00am
  • 6:00pm
  • TUE
  • 9:00am
  • 6:00pm
  • WED
  • 9:00am
  • 6:00pm
  • THU
  • 9:00am
  • 6:00pm
  • FRI
  • 9:00am
  • 6:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN

Payments Accepted

  • American Express
  • Cash Only
  • Debit Card
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Fantastic Service, 10/17/2014

My Mother-in-law ordered us two meals after our daughter was born. Initially I thought, "I hope she didn't spend too much money." After we received our meals, though, I realized it was worth every... penny. The food was delicious and each meal was large enough to work for two nights. They hook you up from salad through dessert so you don't need to do anything except throw stuff in the oven and/or microwave. (The containers the food comes in can even go straight into the oven) Also, our meals had been put on a credit card so we could call & order whatever we wanted & the girl I spoke with couldn't have been nicer. She also helped me upgrade a Standard meal to Deluxe. I would definitely recommend these folks to friends!

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Delicious food, great gift!!, 8/02/2014

I loved having a meal delivered after we had a baby but didn't have to worry about having company every night. It was great to have delicious food but not have to get ready for people to be over. I... would highly recommend gifting this to new parents!

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Monkey024

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Fantastic Service

My Mother-in-law ordered us two meals after our daughter was born. Initially I thought, "I hope she didn't spend too much money." After we received our meals, though, I realized it was worth every penny. The food was delicious and each meal was large enough to work for two nights. They hook you up from salad through dessert so you don't need to do anything except throw stuff in the oven and/or microwave. (The containers the food comes in can even go straight into the oven) Also, our meals had been put on a credit card so we could call & order whatever we wanted & the girl I spoke with couldn't have been nicer. She also helped me upgrade a Standard meal to Deluxe. I would definitely recommend these folks to friends!

Instead of Flowers replied on 10-17-2014

Thank you for your wonderful comments! Congratulations on the arrival of your daughter!

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saracdickens

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Delicious food, great gift!!

I loved having a meal delivered after we had a baby but didn't have to worry about having company every night. It was great to have delicious food but not have to get ready for people to be over. I would highly recommend gifting this to new parents!

Instead of Flowers replied on 08-05-2014

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed it. Congratulations on your new arrival.

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one4joy

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Great concept that WORKS!!

We received "Instead of Flowers" meal and LOVED it! Perfect for us and our needs. The food was fresh and was super easy to call to receive. Thank you!

Instead of Flowers replied on 08-05-2014

Thank you for your kind words!

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mpratt009

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Awesome for Anniversary

My parents had this delivered to us for our anniversary because we have a newborn at home and were not able to go out. It was so nice to come home from work and have a fresh meal ready. The food was packed neatly in a cool pack, with cute little ribbons and card. Everything was delicious.

Instead of Flowers replied on 05-14-2014

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We are so pleased that you enjoyed it.

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jdcobb

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Wonderful food/great convenience/excellent gift!!

I have been fortunate to receive multiple meals from Instead of Flowers. Every time every part of the experience has been exceptional. The initial call from the office notifying us of the meal gift is a friendly and helpful representative. The food is delivered exactly at the time promised. The presentation is excellent. It all looks as good as it tastes. Preparation instructions for warming & serving is well written and easy. And most importantly the food is absolutely wonderful!!! It is amazing how creative and delicious a delivered meal can be. The ingredients are of excellent quality. The flavors and recipes are outstanding. I will use this company in the future when an opportunity to give the gift of a delicious meal presents itself.

Instead of Flowers replied on 05-05-2014

Thank you so much for your kind review! We are so happy that you enjoy our service.

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gardener

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Excellent Meal

I had surgery and was pleasantly surprised by a meal upon my return home post-surgically. We weren't expecting the quality to be as high as it was-frankly we were just glad to not have to think about dinner one evening. The pork tenderloin was prepared to perfection, the mashed potatoes were great! The entire meal was satisfying without being highly salted or oily. A very nice service.

Instead of Flowers replied on 04-30-2014

Thank you! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal. Hope you are feeling better soon!

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katlamb

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wonderful dinner

We received this as a gift and what a treat it was! Our meal was delicious. It was such a treat for us.

Instead of Flowers replied on 03-25-2014

We are so pleased that you enjoyed it! Thank you!

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Baba2U

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Wonderful Thoughtful Gift

The food was wonderful and the concept was even better. We now have a new favorite gift idea when we are at a loss of what to get others!

Instead of Flowers replied on 03-18-2014

Thank you! We are pleased that you enjoyed it and look forward to your business!

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robtnelson

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Save the Flowers

This is a great idea and a welcomed surprise after a long day of work. We received this lovely gift and what a treat.

Instead of Flowers replied on 03-10-2014

Thank you so much!

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cindimorton

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Great Idea!!!

My co-workers bought me two gift meals from Instead of Flowers after my Total Knee Replacement surgery. This was the best thing they could have done for me. My Fiance is awesome at taking care of me, but is lost in the kitchen. I had stocked up on frozen entrees and basically not very exciting but easy to microwave stuff to get us through the first couple weeks. The meals from Instead of Flowers were delicious, easy enough even for him to heat and serve, and both were enough for each of us to eat two dinners, so we got four meals. The food was very tasty, as good or better than any top restaurant in Atlanta. I will definitely think of Instead of Flowers for anyone recovering from surgery, childbirth, or any special occasion calling for food.

Instead of Flowers replied on 02-20-2014

Thanks so much! We are so happy that we could be of help to you & your fiance during your recovery. We hope you are feeling better each day and look forward to your business.

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Cmertz

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Superb!

I was given the gift of Instead of Flowers after getting home from a hospital stay. What a terrific idea! And the food was so delicious. I enjoyed every bite of the Salmon meal and it actually increased my appetite which I had lost several days before due to my illness. Great job!

Instead of Flowers replied on 02-20-2014

Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the Salmon and hope you are on the mend!

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leschreiber

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Incredible Convenience, Outstanding Food Quality

I love to cook, and do so almost every night, but I can't believe how amazing it is to come home and not have to cook dinner every now and then. Especially when the quality of the food from Instead of Flowers is so high! The amount of food is incredible, and lasts much longer than just dinner. And the freshness, uniqueness and great taste of the dishes makes it a wonderful treat. This is such a wonderful, and unexpected, gift, and I can't recommend it enough! It's an absolutely fantastic way to show someone how much you care (and take some of the cooking burden off them when they could use it most, as was the case with us)!

Instead of Flowers replied on 02-07-2014

Thank you so much! We are so happy that we could be of service to you when you needed it.

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Gardenkeeperwithdogs

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Loved the food, can't eat flowers!!

The convenience of good quality food was superior. Received after hospital so easy to prepare, taste excellent, and quality met my standards. Only wish they included more salad dressing as the 1/3 of a container was not enough. Called and gave feedback to them, kind and receptive. Would definitely recommend instead of flowers that we could not eat nor had time to prepare food!! Thank you for your services!!

Instead of Flowers replied on 12-30-2013

Thank you for your kind review! We appreciate your feedback.

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Cavender

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Beyond my wildness dreams

Received as a gift. From ordering on-line to delivery to the table to the taste absolutely fantastic! The jambalaya was delicious. I will certainly order again.

Instead of Flowers replied on 12-30-2013

Thank you! We are so happy that you enjoyed it.

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tmkatz

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A Big Disappointment

The food came beautifully packaged. My husband was home from the hospital and this was a gift from friends. We were so looking forward to it. Our meal was not edible - Vegetarian Lasagna - very little vegetables, very heavy on the oregano and it was so watery we had to use a spoon - we threw it away. My son's chicken tenders were fine, our salad was fair. Would not recommend .

Instead of Flowers replied on 11-22-2013

We are so sorry for your unpleasant experience. The quality of our food is very important to us, and we are sorry that your meal was not up to par. We hope that you will give us another chance in the future.

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