Atlanta

Restaurants in Atlanta

Atlanta’s dining scene has become eclectic and extremely popular. Restaurants in Atlanta offer everything from multi-course high-end dinners to simply tasty eateries with local grown-food. Atlanta restaurants are sure to inspire and impress. The Sweet Auburn Curb Market has specialty items that attract chefs and shoppers from all over the area. It has everything from fish to organic coffee to baked goods and houses popular restaurants: Bell Street Burrito and Grindhouse Killer Burgers. For gourmet southern fare, try Miller Union. Featured in magazines for its spin on home-style cuisine, it features everything from grit fritters to duck breast, as well as southern inspired cocktails and locally brewed beers.

Leon’s Full Service in Decatur is certainly a favorite amongst Atlanta restaurants. It offers a large cocktail menu and excellent upscale bar snacks. Their “pub frites” are fried to perfection and served with a selection of dipping sauces, including bacon herb mayonnaise and mango-peppadew ketchup. Ask any Atlanta native what their favorite burger in the city is, and Farm Burger will likely be first on the list. The joint serves up farm-raised burgers, with seasonal local indigenous ingredients like pimento cheese, pork belly, and house-made chicken sausage. Choose one of their creations or make your own burger with toppings of your choosing.

Honestly, I didn't plan on doing it, says rap musician Chris "Ludacris" Bridges of his decision to create Straits with chef Chris Yeo, in Atlanta's Midtown neighborhood.

Located in Alpharetta, the Atlantic Seafood Company is easily recognizable by the pattern of cresting waves carved into the top of the building.

Located in the ground floor of the Terminus building in trendy Buckhead, MF Buckhead is a Japanese eatery, bar and lounge that offers a sensational visual and culinary experience.

In 1993, Delia Champion partnered with Cynthia Moor and Missy Speert to open the original Flying Biscuit Café, set amongst the 1920’s Craftsman bungalows of Atlanta’s Candler Park neighborhood.

Throughout super-competitive Season 6, eventual winner Michael Voltaggio talked trash about finalist Kevin Gillespie and his “simple” food. But for Gillespie, simplicity is a conscious choice; he’s a believer in the Slow Food movement.

Tex-Mex Mecca

A contemporary interpretation of old-world Italian dining, Dolce Enoteca e Ristorante is designed with crystal chandeliers, large tapestries with modern prints, plush cream-colored banquettes, and black faux-snakeskin tables.

Atlanta-based chef Kevin Rathbun had over 30 years of experience in the restaurant industry before opening this namesake eatery in 2005.

Established in Midtown in 1997, this high-end Thai restaurant offers authentic dishes from chef Nan, who learned the art of Thai cooking from her mother, a former food vendor on the busy streets of Thailand.

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Using fresh, local ingredients, Chef Adrian Villarreal brings seasonal comfort food to this Midtown gastropub. On the menu, you'll find favorites like fried pickles, a Cowgirl Creamery grilled cheese, and the pub burger, featuring 50% brisket and 50% chuck.