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Eat, Drink, & Be Healthy

Eat good, feel good, and do good with Good Kitchen

Eat good, feel good, and do good with Good Kitchen Smyrna! Like their first location, Good Kitchen + Market in Marietta, the new Good Kitchen Smyrna serves clean, green, simple food that is good to stay, good to go, and good for you. Every dish is prepared fresh from nutrient-dense, clean, locally sourced ingredients and served in a warm, welcoming setting. You'll feel right at home the moment you walk in the door. They believe you can eat, drink, and be healthy – while doing also good! This cozy casual spot is dedicated to fighting childhood cancer by providing resources to families battling cancer, partnering with the local Mighty Millie Foundation, and hosting fundraising events throughout the year.

Following the third anniversary of Good Kitchen + Market in Marietta, Good Kitchen Smyrna opened in November 2022 in Village Green in Smyrna. They encourage guests to think of this location as the “younger, fun, and spunkier sister” of the Marietta location. The space is beautiful, bright, and airy, with a retro color scheme reflected in the vibrant murals, cozy booths, and rattan accents. Good Kitchen is open for brunch Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 3 pm. Stop in on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 am to 9 pm, or drop in for Sunday brunch from 9 am to 2 pm. They will be extending hours and adding al fresco and picnic seating when warmer weather returns. Good Kitchen is also available for small and mid-size events, offering both in-house and off-site catering. 

Think of Good Kitchen as your everyday brunch spot. From avocado toast to gluten-free pancakes to various breakfast bowls, breakfast is ready when you are, even if you hit the snooze button. In the mood for lunch? A curated selection of salads, bowls, burgers, sandwiches, and wraps are sure to satisfy every palate. Good Kitchen is great for a weekend date night, with a selection of ‘good bites’ like charcuterie boards, avocado nachos, and a collection of organic wine, local beer and cider, and craft cocktails. Good Kitchen also offers gluten-free, sugar-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. 

When my husband and I moved to the area, Good Kitchen was the first restaurant we visited. We love supporting local restaurants, especially ones like Good Kitchen, who serve locally sourced organic options and accommodate allergies and dietary restrictions. We also found a personal connection with the restaurant and their mission, since we have numerous family members who are battling cancer, which inspired our own journey to learn more about the impact of nutrition on our health. Good Kitchen has quickly become one of our local favorites. During our most recent visit, we sampled the seasonal gluten-free pancakes and the Carnivore Bowl, which were phenomenal!

Recently I was able to meet Peter and Veronica Tompkins, the owners of Good Kitchen. They are the most welcoming couple which radiates through both their restaurants. They have a touching story, but their response to what life has dealt them is truly inspiring. After Veronica’s late-stage cancer battle, she developed a menu based on her own efforts to regain her health to serve as the foundation for Good Kitchen. “We have seen firsthand the effects of poor nutrition on our own health and the health of loved ones. We have learned how nutrient-dense food can help people heal and prevent disease. We have strengthened our immune systems after cancer treatments and surgery. Now that we know what we know, we believe in sharing what we have learned… how to turn around health situations, one bite, one sip at a time. Good just gives us a greater platform for our passion - helping people eat better, heal their bodies, and strengthen their immune systems.” 

Good Kitchen also has a very special place in their hearts for children battling cancer. Good Kitchen’s Courageous Kids & Caregivers program is dedicated to Veronica and Peter’s nephew, Ryan, who courageously battled neuroblastoma over fifteen years ago. The program works to provide resources like nutritional counseling and juicers to families faced with the inconceivable. Veronica also shared the inspiration behind Good Kitchen’s ‘Mighty Millie Rainbow Corners,’ a special space dedicated to ‘Mighty Millie’ Mracek, where children can find books and puzzles and “experience small moments of big joy.” You can read Millie’s story and learn more about the Mighty Millie Foundation at

On top of the Courageous Kids & Caregivers Program and the 'Mighty Millie Rainbow Corners,' Veronica and Peter were inspired to do more. “We offer Good Pops with all donations going directly back to the Mighty Millie Foundation to help provide popsicles to children undergoing treatment in Children’s Hospitals as well as awareness and research.” Good Kitchen also hosts events and fundraisers throughout the year to continue the fight against childhood cancer. 

I hope, like me, you are inspired to eat good, feel good, and do good this year, and drop by Good Kitchen Smyrna for a good time!

Our fans just call us “Good” and we love our nickname. To our Smyrna Vinings regulars, we can’t wait to see you in our new location. To our new guests, we can’t wait to meet you!

At Good, our food doesn’t just taste good - it’s good for you! So many people are dealing with health issues, food allergies and dietary restrictions; as a scratch kitchen, we can accommodate most requests. 

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