Atlanta

Restaurants in Atlanta

Barbecue joints in Atlanta ain't fancy—they tend to be off the beaten path, littered with woodpiles, and somewhere between slightly and pretty scruffy. But the best of them—among them Fox Bros.—also offer some of the tastiest, messiest, diet-breakingest food in the city.

A fully rigged sailing vessel surrounded by a moat with live crocodiles serves as the centerpiece of this Buckhead landmark. Despite the potential for an over-the-top theme, Dante’s manages to create a marine-inspired setting that is both upscale and romantic.

The Hil is located on a working organic farm on the grounds of the Serenbe community, about 45 minutes from downtown Atlanta. The restaurant, named after its chef Hilary White, is a family affair.

After modernizing a warehouse space using warm woods, pastel blues and greens, and plenty of natural lighting, Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison (also the owners of Atlanta's Bacchanalia) opened this Mediterranean-Italian fusion restaurant in 1998.

Reviving the regional menu at this North Atlanta landmark is chef de cuisine Todd Richards, previously of the AAA Five-Diamond Oakroom in Kentucky as well as the famed One Flew South at the ATL Airport.

Peruvian tapas lounge

Atlanta's long-established Greek community takes pride in this chic, modern paean to its ancestral cuisine.

Certified by the Verace Pizza Napoletana (the organization that governs whether or not a pizza is authentically Neapolitan), Fritti’s dough is handmade with 00 Caputo flour, natural yeast, and sea salt before being smothered in traditional tomato sauce and baked inside a 1000-degree wood-burning