4th & Swift

Located in the Southern Dairies' former engine room, 4th & Swift epitomizes industrial elegance. The Swift in the name refers to chef J

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Alpharetta

Local brewpub with three locations featuring farm-focused all-American brewery menus.

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Sandy Springs

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, Five Seasons Brewing Company ser

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Westside

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, 5 Seasons Brewing Company serves


Not all Korean barbecue restaurants are created equal. For those of us searching for superior meat plus charcoal, 678's meat is hard to

97 Estoria

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all


Besides joining the whole-animal trend of eating everything from the ears to the tail, the restaurant is also a response to the recessi

Abdullah the Butcher House of Ribs & Chinese Food

Don't go looking for souvenirs at the former pro-wrestler's joint — they're absent — but the restaurant is dedicated to barbecue and Ch

Across the Street

This Old Fourth Ward Mexican cantina features daily drink specials and a funky patio that overlooks Freedom Parkway and the Beltline.


Founded in 2000 at the former site of the historic Cotton Mill general store, Agave has built a strong reputation around its Southweste

AJ's Famous Seafood and Po'boys

This Marietta seafood joint has one lengthy po'boy menu. Po'boys are served "dressed" and come with your choice of fresh-cut french fri

The Albert

The Albert is a comfortable neighborhood watering hole that serves consistently good bar food and drinks. It's also a great place to ca


The sense that time has stood still is especially true of Alfredo's. The restaurant has been open since 1974 in a building that is weir

Ali Baba Mediterranean

Falafel, gyros, salads, and more. Hookah on the patio.

Alon's Bakery and Market - Dunwoody

This Atlanta favorite bakery and market offers gourmet wine, cheese, and specialty foods, in addition to a full service prepared foods.

Alon's Bakery and Market - Virginia Highland

Well-known for its excellence in baked goods and homey atmosphere, Alon's addition of an open kitchen and carryout case creates a swank

Alpine Bakery and Trattoria

At this quaint restaurant run by a local French couple, dinner and dessert are equally on display. Get your pain aux chocolat fix at th

American Gra-Frutti

Marietta-based American Gra-Frutti is an artisan bakery with a dedicated gluten-free kitchen to re-create delicious, decadent treats fo

Ammazza Edgewood

Napoletana-style pizza made with essential ingredients from Italy and sustainable meat and produce sourced from community farms.

Ann's Snack Bar

Named best burger in the country by the Wall Street Journal, it's hard to get a seat at Ann's. The favorite here remains a doubl

Anna's BBQ

Anna's BBQ boasts a lengthy traditional barbecue menu. The comfortable, family friendly atmosphere makes this Kirkwood newcomer feel li

Antico Pizza Napoletana

Owner Giovanni DiPalma seemingly appeared out of nowhere a few years ago and turned a nondescript building into a Neapolitan pizza mecc

Apache Cafe

Eclectic venue for hip-hop, spoken-word poetry, and up-and-coming soul artists. Home to Wednesday night jam sessions featuring a live b

Après Diem

Cozy bistro with eclectic menu. Nice stop before or after a film at Midtown Art Cinema.

Arden's Garden - Little Five Points

One of five shops run by Arden Zinn, Atlanta's leading fresh-juice producer. Pure fruit and veggies go into her juices and smoothies. A

The Argosy

This multilevel gastropub in East Atlanta Village is the latest venture from the BookHouse Pub/MJQ crew. Inside, nautical references an


Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cui

Atkins Park - Smyrna

The Cobb County cousin of the Virginia-Highland watering hole and restaurant is located in the increasingly hip Market Village.

Atkins Park - Virginia-Highland

College hangout with adjacent restaurant and, supposedly, the oldest continuously licensed bar in the city.

The Atlanta Cupcake Factory

Walking into this cupcake-exclusive bakery is like walking into someone's kitchen; the young, motherly energy is part of its appeal. Th

Atlanta Fish Market

Being landlocked, Atlanta’s options for fresh fish are limited. The Fish Market has a reputation for quality and its retail outlet loca

Atlanta Food Truck Park

Built on an old hotel site, the Atlanta Food Truck Park is a daily gathering place for Atlanta's food trucks.

Atlanta Grill

The less formal cousin to the now defunct Ritz-Carlton Buckhead's Dining Room, this still-pricey restaurant offers upscale Southern cui


This bar built in a refurbished filling station formerly known as Young Augustine's has grown up and remains a neighborhood favorite f

Aurora Coffee

Atlanta coffee was nothing but perked dishwater until Aurora Coffee opened in 1992. The Little Five Points location wasn't designed as

Australian Bakery Cafe

The star of the show here is the Australian meat pie, a hot and crusty personal pie filled with meat and gravy, but the Cornish pastie

Avellino's Pizza - Brookhaven

Brookhaven's neighborhood pizza joint. Try an Italian hero sub sandwich — the Julius Caesar has salami, pepperoni, and warm capicola.

Avondale Pizza Cafe

The Avondale Pizza Cafe offers authentic New York-style pizza along with subs, salads, and more. Plus, it has a full bar and patio seat

Babette's Cafe

Open since 1992, the restaurant has drawn a loyal following yet somehow manages to stay under the radar. The draw is rustic European fa


At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on soli

Bagel Palace Deli and Bakery

A kosher-style deli that's not actually kosher, Bagel Palace, ensconced in the Toco Hills Shopping Center, serves overstuffed sandwiche

Barcelona Wine Bar

The Inman Park Barcelona is the seventh incarnation of the wine bar in the country. The food here is exactly as good as it needs to be.

Barkers Red Hots

Barkers has been bringing flavorful, charcoal-grilled love to Atlanta for nearly 30 years. Part of the secret to these red hots are the

BB's Bagels and Diner

Owners Eddie and Anna Siino run the small diner and bagel shop that has become a favorite amongst in-the-know bagel fiends. The Siino f

Beautiful Restaurant

Popular soul-food cafeteria in an eccentric building a couple of miles southwest of the West End.

Bell Street Burritos - Buckhead

Bell Street Burritos offers burritos, quesadillas, tacos, salads, and other tasty Mexican treats. It was started as personal burrito de

Bell Street Burritos - Downtown

Proprietor Matt Hinton began serving burritos, Tortillas-style, in 2009 and has flourished ever since. Find tacos, quesadillas, nachos,

Bento Cafe

Colorful orange signage and manga-inspired illustrations pepper the space, which feels more like a cool converted warehouse in the hear

Better Half

Better Half is the brick-and-mortar restaurant from PushStart Kitchen's Cristina and Zach Meloy. The eatery offers imaginative, Latin A

Bev's Place

Neighborhood dive bar serves American pub and barbecue fare like nachos, wings, and pulled pork sandwiches.


$$ ($10-$20) In a city overrun with great South Indian options, Bhojanic offers some of the most vibrant northern Indian fare in Atlant

The Big Apple Inn

An institution of old-school Southern sandwiches from Jackson, Miss. Serving up pig ear and smokes sandwiches, Big Apple Inn is a famil

Big Tex Decatur

Jonathan and Justin Fox, who also operate the wildly popular Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, brings Texas to Atlanta. Big Tex Decatur often features


Owner Jackie Fukuya-Merkel seems to know nearly every customer who walks through the door of Bishoku. Jackie is the daughter of Kimio F

Bistro VG

Van Gogh's has been redesigned and revamped, and the white walls and airy feel work wonders for the restaurant. Van Gogh's famous crab

Blind Willie's

A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its si

BLT Steak

Judged without price in mind, the experience, revolving around big, bloody prime steaks and assuredly seasoned sides, is rife with plea

Bo Bo Garden

Bo Bo Garden is located in a rather dapper space that formerly housed a Korean restaurant. Don't come expecting American Chinese, forge


Bocado has tone, taste, and talent locked down, and the Westside and Atlanta are even more delicious as a result. Sandwiches take the l


Chef Bruce Logue has transformed the former home of Sauced into a modern industrial scheme complete with rustic wood, gray walls, and w

Bone Garden Cantina

The menu, mercifully, is not an endless list of plates like it is in most Mexican restaurants. Instead, you get to mix and match tacos,


The essential Buckhead spot where Atlanta's bullish businessmen carve out deals and carve up steaks with equal gusto. Carnivores will d

The Bookhouse Pub

This literary-themed pub channels Twin Peaks and is a popular stop on the way to or from clubbing. Expect seasonal beers, quality cockt

Boudreaux's Café Acadiana

This Cajun restaurant was voted best seafood in Gwinnett in 2012 and 2013 in the Best of Gwinnett awards. It serves authentic Louisiana

Brewhouse Cafe

English-style pub food, great patio, and a major hangout for viewing English Premier League matches.

Brick Store Pub

This outstanding pub, complete with an upstairs Belgian bar that has potent brews on tap, offers roughly 215 beers - 188 in bottles and

Buckhead Diner

Chrome on the outside, wood-paneled booths on the inside, this clubby Buckhead Life diner has been packing them in for 20 years.

Burkhart's Pub

One of Atlanta's top gay bars, with late-night dancing and drag shows in its multistory four-bar space.

Busy Bee Cafe

This venerated soul-food joint dishes up some of the city's best Southern cooking at a price that's hard to beat. From corn muffins and

Buttermilk Kitchen

Casual sport serving Southern-inspired breakfast and lunch menu, plus desserts.

Buttersweet Bakery

Friendly, retro-ish bakery offers such goodies as homemade cookies, cheesecake and muffins, as well as sandwiches and other fresh lunch

C & S Seafood & Oyster Bar

Expect an astute mix of old-school New York and Paris brasserie. The focus is on fresh seafood, a well-stocked raw bar, and classic pri


At this suburban steakhouse modeled on Morton's, Ruth's Chris, Chops and such, the showy surroundings, considerable investment, trained

Café Intermezzo - Midtown

Cafe Intermezzo is an Atlanta mainstay, famous for its overwhelming dessert case, providing breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night far

Cafe 640

Formerly known as Cafe di Sol, Cafe 640 is a neighborhood restaurant loved by locals thanks to a killer patio overlooking the bustle of

Cafe Agora

The dishes at Cafe Agora originate in owner Al Ozelci's native Turkey. Eating here is a collaborative process, similar to eating at hom

Cafe Alsace

Traditional Alsatian dishes such as a superb onion tart and an equally superb berry tart. In between are a trio of tender spaetzle dish

Cafe Circa

Elegant urban setting for a menu that is kind of international and kind of Caribbean. The chocolate chicken wings are spicy, slightly h

Cafe Intermezzo - Dunwoody

The Buckhead mainstay — and its overwhelming dessert case — has fans in Dunwoody. Modeled after a Viennese coffeehouse, the cafe also o

Cafe Jonah and the Magical Attic

Jennifer Levinson of Souper Jenny's new cafe promises as much whimsy as its name suggests. It's named after her son and is a quite unus

Cafe Sunflower - Buckhead

Cafe Sunflower wilts in comparison to other, more impressive Atlanta vegetarian restaurants, but its staff is friendly and its innovati

Cafe Sunflower - Sandy Springs

Scrumptious dishes here satisfy meat-free diners on the prowl. Serving outlandishly tasty vegan and vegetarian food since 1994, Cafe Su

Café Todahmgol

Café Todahmgol is, in fact, a tavern of sorts, which is why smoking is permitted. People of all ages come here to eat, but mostly drink

Caffe Gio

Giovanni Di Palma's long-awaited gelateria located behind Gio's Chicken Amalfitano on the Westside. Expect gelati and sorbet flavors in

The Cake Hag

An absolute destination for any self-respecting cake fiend. It's impossible to leave without a huge smile on your face and bag full of

Cakes & Ale

Run by chef Billy Allin and his wife, Kristin, this smart, casual restaurant knows how to bring farm ingredients to the table with flai


Executive chef Matt Basford helms this longtime riverside retreat of Atlanta's upper crust. The theater of verbose formality can be an

Canton House

Canton House is the favorite for dim sum in Atlanta's Chinese community. We're not surprised. Few dim sums are operated with such effic

Cardamom Hill

The menu features the cuisine of the southwestern-most state of India, Kerala, where Asha Gomez grew up in a communal home with a mothe

Carroll Street Cafe

A one-of-a-kind bohemian bistro nestled in historic Cabbagetown. This winebar-cum-cafe embodies all the sister restaurant Apres Diem st

Chai Pani Decatur

Chai Pani is an expansion from Asheville and features traditional Indian Street food with produce bought from local vendors. Go during


Legendary in the West End as one of our town's quirkier soul food spots. Items from the menu include rosemary chicken, shrimp creole, a

Château Élan Winery & Resort

Château Élan is North Atlanta’s premier meeting destination that offers cham­pi­onship golf, a full-​production winery, and a European

The Cheetah Lounge

The city's top high-end strip club houses a full-service restaurant and cigar lounge.

Chef Liu

The new location is relatively larger than their old shack that made them so famous. There still isn't much in the way of decor, but th


Chefs Shaun Doty and Lance Gummere's fast-casual concept utilizes farm-fresh ingredients and pastured poultry. The menu ranges from Ity

Chicken and the Egg

Chicken and the Egg's name represents the circle of life and the importance of sustainability. That's why its menu relies on seasonal a

Cho Dang Tofu

Although 88 Tofu House is hailed by many as the spot for soon dubu, Cho Dang Tofu's version of the Korean tofu stew served in a heated


Bright, clean, nondescript interior and good-value, fast food-style service has drawn a number of Indian families. Diners can select ol

Chops/Lobster Bar

Chops is an Atlanta icon, consistently ranked among the top steakhouses in the country. Seafood is flown in fresh daily and quality USD

Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar

Colbeh features fragrant rice, slow cooked stews, seasoned meats, and fresh vegetables and herbs to create a traditional, home cooked P

Com Dunwoody Vietnamese Grill

Com explores Vietnamese with things like pho, ahi tuna salad, and creamy coconut soup and then goes into DIY territory with customizabl

Community Q BBQ

At owner David Robert's (of Marietta's Sam & Dave's) Community Q table runners pinch your kids' cheeks, seem genuinely concerned whethe

Condesa Coffee

Condesa Coffee features Counter Culture coffee, hot tea, and a menu of light bites including bagels, quiche, lunchtime sandwiches, and

Cook Out

Founded in Greensboro in the late 1980s, Cook Out is a fixture in college towns across the Tar Heel State. (Locations exist all over ne

Cool Beans Coffee Roasters

Cool Beans Coffee Roasters interestingly enough aims to cut out any bitterness and sourness that is a common side effect of poorly roas

Costa Verde

Not only are the prices incredibly low, considering the quality of the ingredients and the size of the portions, but the fare is eclect

Crawfish Shack Seafood

This is mainly a Cajun seafood restaurant whose owner, Hieu Pham, is a blend of Chinese, Cambodian and Vietnamese. The customer base co

Cuerna-Vaca Supermarket

Markets like Cuerna-Vaca Supermarket are a meeting place for Mexicans who want a taste of real home-cooked food minus the fluff. Egg di

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

With 14 beers on tap, 40 bottled selections, and a fully stocked selection of wine and spirits, Cypress has become a local favorite nei

Daddy D'z

The funky run-down shack is packed with crowds looking for 'cue. Blue collar, white collar and no collar at all — folks gather to dive

Dakota Blue

Located in one of Grant Park's few commercial strips, this affordable restaurant offers a tasty, simple brunch menu. Also: sidewalk din

Dan Moo Ji

Entering the colorful restaurant feels like you've accidentally stumbled into a teen girl's bedroom. The walls are covered with hearts,

Dancing Goats Coffee Bar - Decatur

This sleekly designed spot seems like the robo-coffee bar: great brew, a comfortable variety of seating, dependable Wi-Fi, relatively l

Dancing Goats Coffee Bar - Old Fourth Ward

The first Ponce City Market business to open within the renovated City Hall East complex, Dancing Goats is a community coffee bar opera

Dark Horse Tavern

A handsome, horseshoe-shaped bar anchors the dimly lit space, which is populated by a rowdy, barely post-college clientele.

Darwin's Burgers and Blues

The legendary bar attracts patrons with live music coming from fresh talent in the blues community. Chef Akin heads the kitchen, which

D.B.A. Barbecue

This fun, spruced up barbecue joint features barbecued meats, wings, sides, and selections of whiskey, moonshine, bottled and draft bee

Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand

A restaurant serving all manner of chicken sausage, including biscuits, burritos, sliders, and more. Tasty sides and creative non-alcho

Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

All the food here is beautifully presented. Desta, which means "happiness" in Amharic, is located in the Williamsburg Shopping Center.

Dixie Tavern

The "Home of the Zac Brown Band" features great live music, happy hour specials, 20 beers on tap, outdoor patio, pool tables, video gam

Don Antonio by Starita

The New York-based Neapolitan pizzeria serves a variety of traditional Italian pies, lightly fried pizzas, panini, salads, antipasti, a

Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party

The small shop, which is crammed with books and bric-a-brac, hosts daily high tea from 3:30-5:30 p.m. (reservations need to be made 24

Drink Art

This vegan Thai restaurant in Castleberry Hill is helmed by executive chef Phinit na Sangkhamanee (aka chef Alex.) Expect vegan version

Dua Vietnamese Noodle Soup

Owners Mylinh Cao and her mother, Tham Mai, strive to bring a taste of Vietnam to downtown, and standard Vietnamese dishes -- such as p

Duck's Kitchen

Duck's is a small cafe tucked in back of East Decatur Station that serves killer sandwiches on freshly baked bread, a selection of pizz

Dulce Vegan Bakery & Cafe

Howell Belser and Idalys Sansores own this Kirkwood vegan bakery/cafe. Complete with sandwiches and bakery items, Dulce is surprisingly

E. 48th Street Market Italian

The much beloved authentic Italian deli offers fresh-baked bread, hearty sandwiches, choice cold cuts, cheese, wine, and more: basicall

The Earl

East Atlanta staple for local and up-and-coming rock bands, as well as nationally established indie acts, and grub for the hipster-PBR


Ecco, operated by Fifth Group Restaurants, remains one of the best restaurants in our city. Great wine list. The fried goat cheese with

Eclipse di Luna

Lunch features delicious sandwiches, soups and quiches; evenings offer a tapas menu that is the best in town. Little Spanish-style mari

Eclipse di Luna

The chic Buckhead Spanish restaurant plants a festive flag in Dunwoody, featuring live Latin entertainment and specialty tapas.

Edgewood Corner Tavern

No. 3 in the series of laid-back poolroom bars with decent pub food.


Long-running casual restaurant with popular patio that serves American cuisine and packs them in for a weekend brunch.

El Myr

Burritos and other fine Mexican faves, plus plenty of boozy pleasures. Next door to Variety Playhouse.

El Norteno Mexican Restaurant

Grilled chicken, Mexican-style, is the specialty at this long-running eatery. The smoke wafts across Buford Highway, enticing visitors

El Señor Taco

This place is all about the fish. Seafood comes in enough variations to satisfy whatever craving you have. At less than $2 per taco, yo

El Taco Veloz - Doraville

If you're looking for baby-mild tacos or chichi surroundings, turn the car around and head right back to Midtown. El Taco Veloz serves

El Taco Veloz - Norcross

If you're looking for baby-mild tacos or chichi surroundings, turn the car around and head right back to Midtown. El Taco Veloz serves

El Taco Veloz - Sandy Springs

El Taco Veloz serves up the real deal. A better beef-tongue taco would be nearly impossible to find, as would a creamier, more satisfyi

The Elder Tree

An Irish pub located at the heart of East Atlanta Village.

Elliott Street Deli & Pub

This tiny bar in a lovingly renovated old building in Downtown's Castleberry Hill boasts an authentic neighborhood vibe. Downstairs hos


Kirkwood's Elmyriachi, sister restaurant to L5P burrito dive El Myr, offers casual Tex-Mex cuisine such as build-your-own tacos (try th

Empire State South

This outpost of Hugh Acheson's restaurant empire delivers the best spin on New Southern dining in Atlanta. Familiar dishes like pimient

Enzo's Pizza

A family-friendly pizzeria located in Tucker.

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant

Pints of Guinness flow, cover bands rock out, and soccer hooligans park their butts at the bar on game days.

Falafel Cafe

Despite the hard-to-find location, poor decor, and ironically bland falafel, this restaurant has done well for itself, and rightly so.

Falafel King

This favorite of Emory students features a combination of Mediterranean and Japanese dining. Owned and operated by a married couple (sh

Famous Pub & Sports Palace

If you're a sports nut, head here to watch any game on one of the two giant projector screens or on the dozens of smaller TVs while you

Farm Burger - Buckhead

A burger joint with an emphasis on sustainability, depending on local farmers for 100 percent grass-fed beef.

Farm Burger - Decatur

A burger joint with an emphasis on sustainability, depending on local farmers for 100 percent grass-fed beef.

The Feed Store

This College Park landmark is now a restaurant which serves southern/soul food. It has exposed brick walls with white linens and long b

Fellini's Pizza - Buckhead

The cheerfully scruffy pizza chain is named for the fanciful filmmaker, and the tattoos and piercings of the servers can definitely be

Fellini's Pizza - Candler Park

The cheerfully scruffy pizza chain is named for the fanciful filmmaker, and the tattoos and piercings of the servers can definitely be

Fellini's Pizza - Poncey-Highland

The cheerfully scruffy pizza chain is named for the fanciful filmmaker, and the tattoos and piercings of the servers can definitely be

Fellini's Pizza - Westside

The cheerfully scruffy pizza chain is named for the fanciful filmmaker, and the tattoos and piercings of the servers can definitely be

FLIP Burger Boutique - Buckhead

Flip Burger Boutique is Richard Blais' first project since leaving Tom Catherall's restaurant Home, where he stopped by for a while aft

FLIP Burger Boutique - Poncey-Highland

Flip Burger Boutique is Richard Blais' first project since leaving Tom Catherall's restaurant Home, where he stopped by for a while aft

FLIP Burger Boutique - Westside

Chef Richard Blais of "Top Chef" chef fame's restaurant's, whose mission is contained in its catch phrase: "fine dining between two bun

Floataway Cafe

Floataway is a place you come to be chill. To feel chill. To eat chill. With the walls painted vibrant blue, assorted glass bottles lin

Flying Biscuit Cafe - Candler Park

No Southern breakfast is complete without biscuits, but the Flying Biscuit has made the biscuit -- cakey, oversized and with a touch of

Flying Biscuit Cafe - Midtown

Flying Biscuit is one of the great mysteries of Atlanta: How does a mediocre restaurant chain maintain a rabid following? There are bet

Fogo de Chao

Skewered meats, sliced at the table churrasco-style — by costumed gauchos wielding gleaming knives — are the centerpiece of the upscale

Folk Art

Wisteria chef Jason Hill's kitschy breakfast-and-lunch joint, Folk Art, serves dishes such as chicken and waffles with whiskey-peach co

Fontaine's Oyster House

Get your oysters raw, roasted, or served up in specialty dishes. The menu includes plenty of other seafood items as well as non-seafood

Food Court at Chinatown Mall

Got a hankering for a giant bowl of brothy seafood noodles or soy-lacquered duck that melts in your mouth? This food court offers six o

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

The mega-popular barbecue joint serves up super-smoky ribs, pork, chicken and brisket that inspires passionate barbecue love on good da


Riccado Ullio's younger, hipper sibling to next-door Sotto Sotto offers bold salads, fried seafood, and thin-crust, rustic pizzas with

F.R.O.G.S. Cantina

Gay-friendly go-to for cocktails, patio time, and Southwestern fare.

Front Page News

Cajun cuisine. Good brunch. Large bar and patio, good for big parties.

Frosty Caboose

A bright-red caboose in spitting distance from the train tracks serves as Chamblee's ongoing ice cream social, with families hanging ou

Gato Arigato

Hip Japanese pop-up that takes over Gato on Monday through Wednesday nights.

Gato Cafe

This tiny Candler Park culinary incubator is currently home to three different restaurant concepts. Gato Cafe serves breakfast Thurs.-S

The General Muir

The General Muir is part New York-style deli, part French brasserie from the folks at West Egg and Bocado's former chef Todd Ginsberg.

Genki Noodles and Sushi

Great neighborhood sushi option - especially when the weather's nice and the restaurant front is open.

Gio's Chicken Amalfitano

Already famous for Antico Pizza, Giovanni di Palma now holds the crown for the city's best roasted chicken, too.

Gladys Knight’s Chicken & Waffles

With the help of her son Shanga Hankerson, Atlanta’s empress of soul Gladys Knight continues to put her spin on the timeless chicken an

Golden House

When your brain isn’t working at full capacity, dim sum is the perfect meal. You don’t have to make any difficult decisions and there i

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Buckhead

The Buckhead, Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Midtown

The Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Grant Central Pizza - East Atlanta

Grant Central's second outfit, with an emphasis on pizzas (no pastas or specials here).

Grant Central Pizza - Grant Park

Even the simplest of pizza pies at this laid-back neighborhood joint are worth the trip.

Graveyard Tavern

East Atlanta bar with soaring ceilings, a handsome bar, and a young, hipster crowd that parties late.

Greenwood's on Green Street

At this cozy, home-style Roswell restaurant you can enjoy authentic Southern cooking, particularly the sweet, honey-fried chicken, the

Grindhouse Killer Burgers - Downtown

This burger stall in the Sweet Auburn Curb Market skips the pretense and gets straight to the beef. You choose your patty (certified An

Grindhouse Killer Burgers - Midtown

Big juicy burgers with some creative twists, plus Vidalia onion rings, and thick milkshakes. The original location is in Sweet Auburn C


Chef Kevin Gillespie's dim-sum style restaurant in Glenwood Park serves rustic, new American cuisine from carts and trays making their

Gu's Bistro

The thing that makes Gu's goods stand apart is how clean the food tastes. There's seldom too much of any component be it spice, salt or

H. Harper Station

H. Harper Station, billing itself as a "modern watering hole," from barkeep Jerry Slater. The cocktail menu is divided by liquor choice

Hae Woon Dae

Easy to miss in a drab strip mall just outside I-285, Hae Woon Dae serves some of Atlanta's most delicious and entertaining Korean cuis

Hal's on Old Ivy

Hal's is the default meeting place for Buckhead's old-money crowd, serving steaks, veal, Creole-style seafood and strong drinks at eye-

Hand in Hand

A British-style watering hole serving dishes such as fish and chips, and sausage and mash.

Hanil Kwan

A sunny Korean restaurant with a la carte dining in the front room and charcoal Korean barbecue in the back room. Go for the barbecue.

Happy Donuts

No matter how late (early?) it is, there's always fresh joe and a red velvet or maple-glazed nightcap at Happy Donuts. In fact, Olivia

Haru Ichiban

Falling in love again with an old favorite restaurant is a beautiful thing. The spark reignited with uni nigiri topped with a raw quail

Havana Restaurant

At its new location, Havana serves up all the expected Cuban staples. The black bean soup, the rice, and the sandwich are all classic e


Haven boasts quite the wine list and library. The dark wood walls create an intimate atmosphere, and make sure to check out the dessert

Heirloom Market BBQ

With its subtle Korean influences, Heirloom Market consistently turns out some of the best and most unique barbecue in town. If you wan

Henri's Bakery

An Atlanta tradition since 1929, Henri's serves tasty business lunches and delectable desserts.

Highland Bakery - Emory

Milling its own flour from chemical-free grain is the cornerstone to this bakery's success. With signature whole-grain breads (white br

Highland Bakery - Midtown

An off-shoot of the popular Old Fourth Ward mainstay, expect signature whole-grain breads (white breads are available on request), zero

Highland Bakery - Old Fourth Ward

Milling its own flour from chemical-free grain is the cornerstone to this bakery's success. With signature whole-grain breads (white br

Highland Tap

Looking to drink yourself under the table under the city? Since the late 1980s, this subterranean restaurant billing itself as Virginia

The Highlander

Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Mi

Himalayan Spice

The more unusual Nepali fare draws heavily on northern Indian and Chinese influences, but also has an I-can't-quite-place-it quality th

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse

A coffee shop and bakery located in East Atlanta.

Holeman and Finch Public House

Holeman & Finch Public House has changed the face of Atlanta's dining scene since opening in 2008. From the outset, H&F's cocktail pro

Home grown

Home grown is a picturesque illustration of its straightforward aspirations and its eclectic Reynoldstown neighborhood. Most of what is

Honey Pig

If you've never ventured into a Korean barbecue restaurant but have an inkling that tons of grilled meat cooked in front of you might b

Hong Kong BBQ

While the atmosphere feels like the hawker centers of Hong Kong, the food could not be better. Nearly 100 items are included on the men

Hop Alley Brew Pub

Craft beers brewed on the premises take center stage at Hop Alley. To sample guilt-free, get a flight and soak it up with some addictin

The Iberian Pig

Perched on the edge of Decatur Square and swimming in Spanish romanticism — dark wood, twinkling lights, and wine bottles as decor — th

Imperial Fez

Take off your shoes, lounge on floor pillows, and eat a multicourse, prix-fixe Moroccan meal. While you enjoy sweet-and-savory b'stella

The Imperial

A neighborhood pub in Oakhurst, the Imperial features Southern comfort and typical bar food with a twist. The menu features a host of a

The Independent

A fixture for more than 20 years (much of it under the name DuPree's), the Independent is all about pool. There are eight tables and th

Ink & Elm

Rooted in the Druid Hills neighborhood, Ink & Elm features classic Southern cuisine in an open environment with three dining options: t

Inman Perk Coffee

The popular coffee house's glassy storefront is bright and welcoming. Inside, you'll find sustainable, fair-trade coffee, excellent tea

Iron Age

Most of the cooking is done on a grooved and tilted cast-iron griddle. The main draw is the all-you-can-eat barbecue -- $14.99 buys you

Iron Horse Tavern

Located in the heart of historic downtown Norcross, the Iron Horse Tavern is a British-style pub serving up generous helpings of banger

Irwin Street Market

Once a cluster of stalls and counters selling flowers, cupcakes, soap, Jake's Ice Cream, and other sundries, the brightly colored build

Java Jive

This breakfast-only restaurant in the heart of town has a retro vibe and tons of charm; the decor mostly consists of vintage kitchen ap

Java Lords

In addition to normal hours, this little spot serves snacks and drinks during performances at the adjacent 7 Stages Theatre. It's got f


Small, light-filled coffee shop brews with shade-grown beans from the owner's family's plantation in Nicaragua. Good food and teas. Dou

JCT Kitchen

Decent modern Southern fare. Your best bet is the upstairs bar with its outdoor patio overlooking train tracks that stretch straight to

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Located in the Westside Provisions District, this marks the Columbus, Ohio-based chain's first foray into Georgia. The shop is currentl

Jerusalem Bakery

It is impossible to visit this Middle Eastern bakery and leave with just one item. This store is sure to delight locals and tourists al

Joe's on Juniper

Popular gay restaurant for drinks, basic bar food, and a lively patio in the heart of Midtown.

Joe's East Atlanta Coffee Shop

A friendly coffee shop with a certain lived-in quality in the heart of East Atlanta Village. The menu includes all the caffeinated stap

JR Crickets

One of eight locations in metro Atlanta since the original opened in 1982 on Spring St., Crickets was banking on chicken wings long bef

Julianna's Coffees & Crepes

Sweet and savory crepes, filled with Georgia-grown ingredients, served in a vintage setting in Inman Park.

Kale Me Crazy

Run by "juicetenders," the upscale juice bar specializes in made-to-order organic and cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and raw foods.

Kaleidoscope Bistro & Pub

Located in Village Place Brookhaven, this bistro and pub is run by executive chef Joey Riley, formerly of the Buckhead Diner, and has a

Kathmandu Kitchen & Grill

Kathmandu features a random assortment of live musical acts throughout the week. On any given night you could hear anything from surf t

Kavarna Coffee

Serves coffee, as well as food, beer, and wine. At night, local residents can enjoy music and literary events.

Kevin Rathbun Steak

Kevin Rathbun Steak serves food perfectly suited to the modern business dinner. Steaks and sides are excellent, as they should be. But

KFC (The Big Chicken)

It's kind of poetic that one of the most famous landmarks in Marietta — arguably the most stereotypically "suburban" of metro Atlanta's

Kimball House

In a town where cocktails are taken very seriously, Kimball House quietly took over the title of everyone’s favorite cocktail bar. Head

King + Duke

Ford Fry's new 24-foot-open-hearth restaurant helmed by chef Joe Schafer. Experience locally sourced dishes cooked in front of guests.

King of Pops

The frozen pops have almost the same taste (but better quality) of a smoothie. If you're looking for a dessert-type pop that's more fil

The Kosher Gourmet

The Kosher Gourmet serves as a supermarket, bakery, and deli specializing in glatt-kosher meats under the supervision of the Atlanta Ka

Kozmo Gastro Pub

Tucked away in John's Creek, Kozmo is worth going the distance. Reminiscent of the Globe (a former Globe partner owns it and hired a fo

KR SteakBar

Chef Kevin Rathbun's fourth restaurant in the Atlanta, KR SteakBar's menu features small plates of steak and Italian flavors.

Krog Bar

The folks behind Rathbun's opened Krog Bar in a tiny building in the parking lot of the Stove Works complex. It's the closest thing to


Pano Karatassos' paean to his heritage isn't just the best Greek restaurant in town; it's an exquisite, authentic voyage into Mediterra


The self-described "first organic Thai restaurant outside Thailand" features an extensive wine list, plenty of vegetarian fare for the

La Churreria Cafe & Bakery

Finally given up on all that high-protein hoo-ha? Then take a celebratory trek to La Churreria for some Colombian baked goods. Nary a w

La Confianza #4

Part deli, part grocery, and part butcher, walk through the aisles, pick a few Mexican ingredients and then follow the aroma back to th

La Fonda Latina - Buckhead

Count on La Fonda for inexpensive fare inspired by a melting pot of Latin influences. The pork chops, Cuban Reuben sandwich and big, ge

La Fonda Latina - Candler Park

Tropical color schemes and upbeat salsa music never fail to raise spirits. Count on La Fonda for inexpensive fare inspired by a melting

La Fonda Latina - Poncey-Highland

Casual Latin American restaurant with cheap eats and fresh ingredients. Rooftop patio.

La Fonda Latina - Westside

Count on La Fonda for inexpensive fare inspired by a melting pot of Latin influences. The pork chops, Cuban Reuben sandwich and big, ge

La Grotta Ristorante Italiano

Opened in 1978 by Sergio Favalli, along with chef Antonio Abizanda, La Grotta introduced Atlanta to Italian beyond baked ziti and eggpl

La Tavola Trattoria

Food is simple, yet creative. Extensive and reasonably priced wine list, offering a wide selection of both Italian and American wines.

La Urbana Tequila & Mezcal Bar

This Westside tequila and mezcal bar features elevated Mexican street food, traditional Mexican specialties, tacos, and tapas.

Landmark Diner - Buckhead

Landmark Diner is the type of place you and your friends go after clubbing for a huge platter of food to counteract all the drinks. Now

Landmark Diner - Hapeville

Located minutes away from I-85 and close to the Atlanta Airport, the 24 hour diner serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and all hours of

Las Tortas Locas

When you can't decide between a sandwich and a burger, eat a torta. Mexicanos love a good sandwich and they take them seriously. Las To

The Lawrence

Helmed by chef Mark Nanna, expect an accessible, Southern-influenced menu with dishes like pulled duck barbecue, whiskey-braised lamb b

Le Petit Marche

Boasting a small selection of fresh baked cookies and cheeses and salami, this country French deli serves up breakfast, panino and sala

Le Triskell French Creperie

French natives Michel and Rose-Marie Knopfler created a charming, petite storefront selling crepes and other French specialties tucked

Lee's Bakery

A varied clientele proves the universal language of food sometimes transcends cultural differences. Loyal customers come for the fresh

Legal Sea Foods

With an impressive view facing downtown Atlanta, it is easy to see why Legal Sea Foods has captured the hearts of many tourists. Freshn

Leon's Full Service

The menu excels at nibbly bits to go with drinks. There can be great meals here made up entirely of selections from the "snacks," "side

Limerick Junction

Irish pub with an impressive selection of scotch and whiskey. Live music nightly and comedy night on Tuesdays.

Lips Atlanta

A new drag dinner theater on Buford Highway. The place, one of four in the country (New York, San Diego, and Fort Lauderdale), is ripe

Little European Bakery

Little European Bakery has been serving up made-from-scratch baked goods since the late 70s. The bakery specializes in custom wedding c

The Little Tart Bakeshop

The Little Tart Bakeshop is a French-inspired pastry shop located in Grant Park. Little Tart shares the space with Octane Coffee in the

Little's Food Store

Little's Food Store was once Little's Grocery, a Cabbagetown mainstay through thick and thin, opening up in 1929 and surviving on into

The Local No. 7

Restaurant and bar serving burgers and pub favorites such as wings and fish and chips.

Local Three Kitchen & Bar

Through a driveway labyrinth, into a parking deck, up a few flights, into the elevator, down to the lobby, and through some office/cond

The Local

Neighborhood bar/restaurant popular with college students, hipsters, and, yes, locals.


Lottafrutta offers the Old Fourth Ward smoothies, fruit cups, popsicles, breakfast, sandwiches, and more. Build your own salad with its

Lov'n It Live

A no-compromises raw-food vegan restaurant that makes creative use of nuts, grains and juices. Don't expect fast food.


Authentic Italian cooking presented with modern casual flair.


Lusca is the sister restaurant to Angus Brown and Nhan Le’s divey, late-night oasis, Octopus Bar. Opened in spring 2014, Lusca takes th

Mac McGee's Irish Pub

Pub on Decatur Square with an Irish bent, offering savory pies, whiskey, beer, and daily specials.

Mae’s Bakery

Mae's Bakery offers cookies, cupcakes, whoopie pies, bars, muffins, croissants, moon pies, cream rolls, cinnamon rolls, and savory roll

Majestic Diner

For all the debauchery and bleary-eyed clubbing that ordering a plate of hash browns at 4 a.m. entails, this is the only place to go. D

Man Chun Hong

The Korean-Chinese menu remains, but try the request-only Szechuan menu. Besides the Husband and Wife Lung, there's Slobber Chicken, an

Manuel's Tavern

Poncey-Highland institution is a home away from home to the politicians, artists, and madmen it's drawn as clientele for decades. Full


Martin's is known for its biscuits, which come in small or large (opt for large) and are served every day until 3 p.m. A favorite break

Mary Mac's Tea Room

Atlanta's best known home of soul food, Mary Mac's delivers quality Southern favorites like fried chicken, collard greens, hoppin' John

Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery

Restaurant and brewery in downtown.

The Mercantile

A specialty foods store in Candler Park that welcomes popping in for a roasted chicken or a crusty baguette. Sundries include an impres


Located in a former New Age bookstore, this cavernous and modestly decorated Ethiopian eatery offers a standard introduction to this le

Mezza Lebanese Bistro

You can easily go overboard at Mezza ordering lots of the Middle Eastern appetizers for which the restaurant is named. If you come with

Mi Barrio

Walking into this boxy restaurant is like being transported to Mexico in five seconds flat. Steamy, beef-filled gorditas and aromatic p

The Midway Pub

This East Atlanta pub serves above-average bar food without jumping on the gastropub bandwagon. During the warmer months, grab a seat o

Miller Union

Longtime Watershed sous chef Steven Satterfield and Sotto Sotto manager Neal McCarthy have come together to deliver a personal-feeling,

Milltown Arms Tavern

An Irish-themed pub with full menu.

Minas Grill - Marietta

Minas is a Brazilian eatery and market where you can find anything from a Brazilian soccer jersey to tapioca flour to beautifully marbl

Ming's Bar B Q - Duluth

Since the restaurant specializes in barbecue, it's the focal point of many dishes. Glistening mounds of young chow fried rice reveal ch

Ming's Bar B.Q. - Doraville

This authentic Hong Kong restaurant will grab your attention with the multiple kinds of meats in the window display. Go for the soy sau

Mirch Masala

Mirch Masala's excellent Indian cooking and decked-out atmosphere makes you feel as thought you're having a big event, although it's ve

Miso Izakaya

The menu of small plates at this Japanese pub, almost all $5-$10, begs exploration and encourages sharing among friends. Miso's menu sp

Moe's & Joe's

Founded in 1947, stop by this tavern and grill for a cold PBR (they're big on Pabst), delectable wings, a MoJo burger, or a friendly ga

Morelli's Gourmet Ice Cream

This gourmet mom-and-pop stand delivers highly inventive and inspiring ice cream creations. Traditional strawberry and chocolate are pu


Beep Beep Gallery's Mark Basehore and James McConnell joined forces with two Brooklynites to open this gastropub. The back patio is an


For more than 25 years, Murphy's has been serving classic American fare in a breezy space at the corner of Virginia and Highland avenue

Muss & Turner's

Part gourmet grocery, part sandwich shop, part cooking school, part neighborhood bistro. Weeknights, the restaurant feels cozy and int

Myung Ga Won

Tucked away in a small strip mall just off I-85, Myung Ga Won's colorful -- and slightly retro -- facade looks more like a bowling alle

Nam Phuong - Norcross

Vietnamese food is so much more than spring rolls and noodle soup, and Nam Phuoug offers a delicious education for those wanting to del


Earth- and health-conscious juice/smoothie spot in Oakhurst serving paninis, coffee and tea in addition to fresh smoothies and raw juic

Neighbor's Pub

Catering to the young and heavy-drinking types, and boasting a massive front patio.

Nick's Food to Go

This tiny Greek gem is a complete family affair. Although there's no dining area - don't even try to eat inside or you'll get a fatherl

Nikolai's Roof

Rooftop dinning on the top floor of the Hilton Atlanta. This is where your parents would take you to celebrate if you ever got that mas

No. 246

Chic and casual dining room serving Italian-inspired cuisine using seasonal, farm fresh ingredients and simple wood-fired cooking techn

No Mas Cantina and Hacienda

This Mexican restaurant boasts a bit of a Tijuana Disney World vibe. The restaurant makes a strong, cinematic first impression, and the

Noni's Bar and Deli

Though Noni's is a decent place for Italian food during the week, it transforms into Edgewood Avenue's de facto dance party on the week

North Highland Pub

If you're looking for a classic neighborhood bar, this is it. There's a modest selection of imported and domestic brews on tap and a wh

Northern China Eatery

Hidden on the side of a building, Northern China Eatery is soup dumpling heaven. Make sure to pair yours with some black rice vinegar a

Nuevo Laredo Cantina

From its obscure location on Chattahoochee, Nuevo Laredo offers home-cooked Mexican food that is as sabroso (delicious) as it is sana (

Oak Grove Market

Right down to the paper plates and plastic forks, the atmosphere of this 1950s-esque butcher shop will remind you of a backyard cookout

Octane Coffee Westside

It's rare for a place to be so hip and so comfortable. This one has an industrial vibe, a cool-but-not-too-cool staff, locally produced

Octane Coffee + Little Tart Bakeshop

The Grant Park outpost of the Westside coffee compound provides caffeine for the bleary-eyed and Wi-Fi connections for keyboard command

Octopus Bar

When it comes to late-night dining, no one in Atlanta does it better than chefs Angus Brown and Nhan Le at Octopus Bar. Period. The eve

Old Hickory House - Tucker

$ (Under $10) The barbecue joint that urges your to "put some South in your mouth" -- and claims to have served Brunswick stew to forme

Old Tucker Fountain

The Old Tucker Fountain is a sidewalk cafe established in 2005 to protect and restore the circa 1960’s vintage soda fountain/drug store

Old Vinings Inn

The 150-year-old white wood-and-stone "home" and historic tavern is an oasis of Southern civility amid newish office buildings and cond

One Eared Stag

At One Eared Stag, boldness of flavor wins out above all else. The entire menu is an exercise in boldness, in defying cliché. Chef Robe

One Flew South

It bills itself as the first upscale dining experience in the world's busiest airport -- and it delivers, offering a melt-in-your mouth

The Optimist

Part of Ford Fry's restaurant empire that Esquire named restaurant of the year in 2012. Although the Optimist has been open for

The Original El Taco

Casual restaurant inspired by bold Tex-Mex flavors. Simple cuisine with interesting garnishes and fresh ingredients. Frozen margaritas


The bar is a favorite of locals looking for an extensive craft beer list, bocce ball, and a unique gastropub menu.

Our Way Cafe

You'll find basic, good and cheap home-style food at this mellow, egalitarian hole-in-the-wall. Vegetables, casseroles and sides are pa

Oz Pizza

Oz Pizza, where cyclists and local professionals crowd the patio in the summer.

Pallookaville Fine Foods

Originally a mobile food truck, founder Jim Stacy has set Pallookaville in a brick and mortar location in Avondale Estates. Let's not m


Atlanta's sole Bangladeshi restaurant is also one of its finest ethnic eats. Owner Mirza Chowdhury is justifiably proud of his cozy, co

Panita Thai Kitchen

In a small Virginia-Highland bungalow, behind a much more imposing and vastly different Thai restaurant in Virginia-Highland, sits Pani

Paolo's Gelato Italiano

Tucked away in a small shoebox of a shop in Virginia-Highland is Atlanta's own mad master of gelato. With flavors ranging from the pede

Paper Plane

A nice, dark place to drink. Run by bartender Paul Calvert. Small dishes available, too. Enter the through the back hallway of Victory

The Brasserie & Neighborhood Cafe at Parish

Formerly known as Parish, the Inman Park restaurant helmed by chef Zeb Stevenson, relaunched as the Brasserie & Neighborhood Café at Pa


This neighborhood coffee shop has an actual dog park, so you can let your pet play while you enjoy your meal and the free Wi-Fi inside.

Paschal's Restaurant

Same name, same owners and similar Southern-food menu -- fried chicken, catfish, rib-eye steaks -- to its Civil Rights-era predecessor

The Pecan

Located in Historic College Park 15 minutes south of downtown Atlanta, the Pecan is known for refined Southern fare served in a casual,

Penang Malaysian Cuisine

A clever, classy take on the crossroads cuisine of Malaysia, one of Asia's sleeping tigers. Whole fish with Thai sauce, pancakes with c


If Persian cuisine is unfamiliar to you, this cool and comfortable Sandy Springs restaurant provides a friendly introduction. Some flav

Peter Chang's Tasty China II

Sichuan chef Peter Chang has provoked Atlanta foodie hysteria since opening his first restaurant here. He came to the United States fro

Petite Auberge

Petite Auberge is a French eatery tucked into a corner of the Toco Hills shopping center. Somehow, Petite Auberge has managed to outliv

Pho Dai Loi

There's little more satisfying than a big bowl of pho, and Pho Dai Loi makes the best. The broth is clear with no sediment or heavy ani

Pie Shop

The array of handmade pies on offer at Pie Shop can make choosing difficult. Everything is laid out along a single counter in the shop.

The Pinewood

The Pinewood offers reinterpreted Southern classics, ambitious craft cocktails, and regionally inspired Southern fare. Every day the ba

Pita Palace

This Israeli-run temple to shawarma and falafel is as close as you’ll get to the roadside stands in Haifa featuring tradional dishes su

Pizzeria Vesuvius

Located in the short-lived Bureau's location, the new restaurant features build-your-own pizzas and nine house-designed ones named afte

Planet Bombay

L5P eatery with thick, hearty soups (Mulligatawny, fresh mushroom), notable rice pilafs and Indian breads, good curried vegetable combi

Plaza Fiesta!

The once-doomed strip mall now houses more than 200 shops that offer everything from cowboy hats and ornate belt buckles to frilly dres

Plaza Fiesta Food Court

For an unusual mix of mariachi music, decorative Madonnas and Mexican shrimp cocktails, visit this unique Asian/Latino mall nestled int

The Porter Beer Bar

The Porter delivers with a cheap, thoughtful, and satisfying menu, and beer to match. Most of the food is designed to please beer drink

Pour Bistro and Wine Market

This New American bistro has some vegetarian and gluten-free options and, true to its name, lots of wine. Each of Pour's menu items com

Proof and Provision

Carefully constructed small menu and craft cocktails. The hideaway is tucked below the Georgian Terrace Hotel.

Pure Taqueria

Suburbanites weary of schlepping to Midtown for a little scenester action can now trot over to their very own hot spot. The concise men

Pure Taqueria

Suburbanites weary of schlepping to Midtown for a little scenester action can now trot over to their very own hot spot. The concise men

Q Time

Q-Time is a breakfast, brunch, lunch joint that serves southern/ soul food such as grits, hash browns, biscuits, chicken and beef sausa

Quinones at Bacchanalia

Quinones is technically the third restaurant of Atlanta star chefs Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison. In many ways, though, the food

Quoc Huong

The best banh mi in Atlanta. Vietnam's most recognizable sandwich is old-school fusion: a French demi-baguette stuffed with pickled dai

R. Thomas Deluxe Grill

Twenty-five years on, the South Buckhead restaurant remains delightfully weird. Raw foods, vegetarian dishes, burgers and breakfast are

Radial Cafe

Going out to breakfast should be relaxing, and this is one of the few places left in Atlanta where jockeying for a table isn't a profes

Raging Burrito - Decatur

A staple for dudes that wake up at noon and people with juror stickers on their shirts eating solo, the options are nearly endless to c

Raku Ramen

Raku roughly translates to "enjoyment." Most days, you will find yourself sitting among Asian college students hungry for ITP ethnic ea


More than any other chef, Kevin Rathbun is responsible for defining the restaurant food of Atlanta: Practically every culinary trend an

Ration & Dram

This neighborhood spot welcomes adults, parents, and children to enjoy southern dishes for dinner and its weekend brunch with house-mad

Red Pepper Taqueria

Red Pepper Taqueria is a fresh, Mexican-style eatery offering organic tacos, tequilas, and live music. You've gotta try the nachos: Thi

Red Pepper Taqueria

Since opening in 2011, Red Pepper Taqueria has created a casual, family-friendly and fun environment for folks to experience our its un

Republic Social House

American bar fare and cheap drinks await you at this two-story watering hole across the street from historic Oakland Cemetery.

Restaurant Eugene

The food at Restaurant Eugene over the past year has become brighter, bolder and more accessible. Chef Linton Hopkins is now on par wit

REV Coffee

Eclectic coffee shop — which, by the way, provides java to many nearby restaurants — features local art and open-mic nights.

Revolution Doughnuts

This wholesome, vegan friendly mom and pop bakeshop will ruin the rest of your life by never being able to enjoy a doughnut from any ot

Ria's Bluebird

Wildly popular breakfast spot (that serves lunch, too), offering perfectly potent coffee, fluffy biscuits, and both creative dishes and

Righteous Room

A small patio, decent grub, killer jukebox and cozy, semi-private seating in the back.

Rincon Latino

Stop by this Salvadoran restaurant for pupusas, a specialty from El Salvador. They are made of corn and often filled with cheese and me

Rise 'N Dine

A friendly staff and fresh food makes Rise-N-Dine a local staple for Druid Hills residents.

Rocco's Pub

Although it moved a few dozen yards from its original location, this long-running bar and restaurant is beloved by locals for its welco

Rosa's Pizza

If you need a New York slice fix, this is the place. You'll probably arrive to find a line literally out the door. As the line moves, t


Chef Ron Eyester's candor and cheeky antics have bristled the occasional diner but his decision to create a triangle of restaurants nea

Royal China

Although the Cantonese cuisine is highly erratic, the elegant decor and new restrooms make a visit almost mandatory for old hands. On b

Roy's Cheesesteaks

For those Smyrna-bound, the first thing you see when exiting I-285 at South Cobb Drive is a long impersonal stretch of gas stations, mo

Rumi's Kitchen

Comfort mixed with a hint of the exotic. This Persian eatery offers such treats as kashk badenjoon, a warm, blended eggplant and onion

The Rusty Nail Pub - Roswell

"The South's version of 'Cheers.'" The Rusty Nail Pub is a casual bar serving burgers, wings, and more. It has many loyal customers and

Salt Factory

Salt Factory is all British pub wood accents, and there's a convivial feel that pervades the room and spills out onto the sidewalk. Cha

San Francisco Coffee - Candler Park

Independently owned cafe and roaster. In addition to coffee and espresso drinks, there are juices, pastries, quiche, and fresh fruit to

San Francisco Coffee - Poncey-Highland

Independently owned cafe and roaster. In addition to coffee and espresso drinks, there are juices, pastries, quiche, and fresh fruit to

San Francisco Coffee - Virginia-Highland

The Va-Hi location (there is also one in Candler Park and Poncey-Highland) has an elegant interior that exudes comfort and convenience.

Savage Pizza - Avondale Estates

Avondale outpost of the popular, superhero-themed Little Five Points pizza place. Different location, same menu. Serves pizzas and calz

Savage Pizza - Little Five Points

Among the best local sources of real, hand-thrown, honest-to-Palermo pizza, this slightly bent independent in L5P is notable for fresh

Sawicki's Meat, Seafood and More

Sawicki's sells gourmet meats and baked goods, but the main draw here is the sandwich menu. You can also find everything you need for t

Seed Kitchen & Bar

Doug Turbush's menu focuses on modern American cuisine with international touches.


This is chef-owner Scott Serpas' first solo venture after stepping out from under the Concentrics umbrella where he worked for three ye

Seven Lamps

Chef Drew Van Leuvan and staff present "craft food and drink" at this bar/restaurant near Lenox Square mall.

The Shed at Glenwood

Much of the Shed at Glenwood's menu reads like a kind of International House of Bistro Classics. Depending on your mood, you could hit

Shewit Eritrean Restaurant & Bar

Expect a menu of home-style East African food that's full of flavor. It's a neighborhood institution, and home to the monthly Radio Om

Shorty's Pizza

In an area of town not known for the high quality of its restaurants, this cozy pizza joint-plus stands out. Go for the guacamole and a

Shoya Izakaya

Japanese public house serving sushi, sashimi, noodles and more. Shoya's encyclopedic menu, spread over seven crowded pages, will either

Silver Skillet

One of the city's last true diners, the Skillet serves big buttermilk biscuits available straight up or stuffed. Our favorite order rem

Six Feet Under - Grant Park

The paneled Southern seafood shack decor works (think wooden booths, long tables, a horseshoe bar). And so does the food. Shrimp, crab

Six Feet Under - Westside

The paneled Southern seafood shack decor works (think wooden booths, long tables, a horseshoe bar). And so does the food. Shrimp, crab

Skip's Hot Dogs

Your local hot dog joint, founded in 1977. Staples include Philly Cheese Steak, Chicago's Pizza Puff and Spicy Chicken Cheese Steak.

Slice & Pint

As for the food to go with that beer, Slice & Pint is not “just another pizza joint.” There’s a green curry pizza, housemade Riverview

Slope's BBQ

Owners Bob and Marlene serve up barbecue on a budget at the founding location in Alpharetta. Get all the classics without breaking the

Smith's Olde Bar

One could make a strong argument that Smith's is the best small-venue music room in the city. An intimate space that lets fans get righ

Smoke Ring

The barbecue-themed spot from the restaurateurs behind Cibo e Beve, Food 101, and Meehan's Public House serves dishes such as baby back

So Ba

Most of the dishes at So Ba have an almost perfumed redolence. So Ba's food is mainly good, and complaints about authenticity are surpr

So Kong Dong

Forget one-dimensional soups when you are sick. Your body needs a jolt, and a bubbling pot of Korean tofu soup from this tofu house — t


Sobban is the sophomore effort from Heirloom Market BBQ’s Jiyeon Lee and Cody Taylor. The Korean Southern diner concept is novel and ba

Sotto Sotto

After more than a decade, chef Riccardo Ullio's flagship restaurant is still at the top of its game. Elegant and unabashedly Italian, S

Soul Vegetarian Restaurant No. 2

One of the restaurants owned by the Kingdom Enterprises, a business run by African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem. Offers both vegetabl

Soul Vegetarian South

Vegetarian soul food is prepared with little sodium and no fat. It takes reservations, but walk-ins are welcome. The restaurant is grea

The Sound Table

The Sound Table is as much a dance club as it is a restaurant. It's a showplace for some of the best DJs around, both in the downstairs

Souper Jenny - Buckhead

The quaint and tasteful ambiance of mom's kitchen is in full force at Buckhead's Souper Jenny. But it's the interaction of the familiar

South City Kitchen - Midtown

Southern mainstays are the crowd-pleasing draw (fried chicken, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes) at this spot for regional cuisin

South City Kitchen - Vinings

Contemporary Southern cuisine at the suburban version of the popular Midtown restaurant. Lot parking. Closed New Year's Day.

Southern Art & Bourbon Bar

Chef Art Smith's new restaurant in the InterContinental Buckhead. Full bar. Validated hotel valet parking.

Southern Sweets Bakery

The mother/daughter team of Nancy Cole and Ashley Nelson has been serving desserts for more than 10 years to some of Atlanta's leading


In the former location of Slice, Spin has retained a similar hip pizza bar flavor.


Around for more than 30 years, this boisterous, no-frills seafood shack has a wrap-around bar and outdoor seating. The draw here is the


Spoon is sleek and uncluttered, with a comfy bar area where you can eat as well as drink. The menu is broken into appetizers, soups, sa

The Spotted Trotter

Charcuterie shop offering cured, salted, and smoked meats, crepinettes, and other meaty treats (bacon, pancetta, chicharonnes, pates, a


In recent years, the Decatur Southern staple Watershed has incubated some of Atlanta's most exciting local, Southern, seasonal, simple

St. Cecilia

Ford Fry's fifth Atlanta restaurant, St. Cecilia, opened in the former Bluepointe space in Buckhead in January 2014. The menu is influe

Star Provisions

The takeout menu varies slightly each day, but count on seductively constructed sandwiches such as the shrimp po boy or the prosciutto


Concentrics Restaurants' answer to the sports bar, Stats has five bars, including one on the rooftop deck. The food runs the gamut from

Steinbeck's Ale House

Slightly upscale bar food and a nice beer selection extended Decatur's love of the pub into the enclave of Oakhurst.


This craft burger restaurant and moonshine bar is located in Buckhead's East Andrews Entertainment District. Expect grass-fed beef burg

Stone Soup Kitchen

Named after the folktale about community members coming together to help travelers make the tastiest soup imaginable out of simple rock

Sublime Doughnuts

Kamal Grant has his dough down -- his doughnuts ($1/each and $10/dozen) spring back into shape after each bite and taste like butter in


Sufi's menu has let the world of Persian flavors take a step toward the mainstream in Atlanta. Flanked by the dining room's deep red br

Sun In My Belly

The quintessential European neighborhood café located in historic Oakhurst. Breakfast and familiar sandwiches are served at this popula


The flagship of the SunO franchise, featuring Asian shaved ice desserts, crepes, frozen yogurt, iced and hot tea, and more.

Supermarket Chicago

If you ever want to enjoy a meal at an authentic Mexican restaurant, sometimes you just have to man up and deal with the language barri

Surin of Thailand

Surin of Thailand has been serving authentic Thai cuisine and fresh sushi with a full bar since 1990.

Sushi House Hayakawa

Authentically Japanese, from the pristine fish to the clean, spare light wood decor to the bottles of sake and sochu lined up behind th

Sushi Huku

While dining Omakase (the chef's choice) is ideal when money is no object at this popular sushi restaurant, you'll fare well by making

The Swallow at the Hollow

Featured performers from the country-music capital serve up classic and contemporary fare every Friday and Saturday night. Most of the

Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Sweet Auburn Barbecue, known for its locations at the Atlanta Food Truck Park and Sweet Auburn Curb Market, now has its independent loc

Sweet Auburn Curb Market

Are you in the mood for soul food? Italian? Jamaican jerk? How about a 10-pound bag of salted pig's knuckles? It's all here at this gro

Sweet Cheats

French macarons, breakfast sandwiches, cupcakes and espresso across from Cabbagetown Park.

Sweet Selma Farms

Jake Rothschild of Irwin Street Market and Jake’s Ice Cream has an urban farm in College Park that offers cooking classes. It’s super c

Table & Main

Owner and operator Ryan Pernice runs this southern cuisine restaurant. He's has his fair share of restaurant experience, having helped

Taco Mac

A family-friendly casual restaurant popular for watching sporting events that features a large selection of craft, imported, and domest

Taka Sushi Cafe

Obscure dishes and new flavor combinations offered at the Buckhead Japanese sushi joint. Skip the rolls and opt for the pristine cuts o


Atlanta gastropub in the heart of Midtown, across from Colony Square and near the Woodruff Arts Center. Its patio overlooks the bustlin

Taqueria del Sol - Decatur

Long on informality and comfortingly Americanized Mexican and Southwestern fare. It's decidedly short on glitz as guests order at the b

Taqueria del Sol - Westside

Long on informality and comfortingly Americanized Mexican and Southwestern fare. It's decidedly short on glitz as guests order at the b

Taqueria El Rey del Taco

There are three components that make a taco superb: the tortillas, the filling, and the salsa. El Rey de Taco gets them all right. Pat

Taqueria la Oaxaqueña

Dining at Taqueria La Oaxaquena used to sometimes be difficult because of the limited seating. But the restaurant has moved to an expan

Taqueria Los Hermanos

Small, family-run establishment, big flavor. Extra special: tamales made every day by the owners' mother, an unbelievably moist grilled

Tassa Roti Shop

Restaurant offering the uniquely spiced cuisine of Trinidad has made a name for itself among local expatriates and adventurous eaters.

Tassili's Raw Reality

How do you feel about kale? Because Tassili's Raw Reality serves it up in a big way. It hopes to help people stay healthy by serving ra

Tasty China

Even after all these years, the fiery nuances of Szechuan cuisine at Marietta's Tasty China — and the mild intestinal discomfort that c

The Rusty Nail Pub

"The South's version of 'Cheers.'" The Rusty Nail Pub is a casual bar serving burgers, wings, and more. It has many loyal customers and

Thinking Man Tavern

Decorated with posters of the periodic table, planet factoids, and musculoskeletal charts, Thinking Man Tavern feeds the mind as well a

Thumbs Up Diner - East Point

The second location for Thumbs Up Diner still has the exposed-brick-and-retro-stool, down-to-earth decor of the original, but not the w

Thumbs Up Diner - Old Fourth Ward

Thumbs Up is a breakfast joint whose weekend waits are worth braving: Nutty whole wheat biscuits and nicely composed egg scrambles are

Thumbs Up Diner - Westside

A diner that serves as a tribute to the diners of the past. Serves breakfast and lunch.

Tijuana Garage

Neighborhood bar with patio. Tex-Mex favorites and mmmargaritas!


Chef Ron Eyester's pizza joint with an array of basic and gourmet pies.

Tin Lizzy's Cantina

Tex-Mex, margaritas, and a bevy of taco options. Good rooftop patio.


Taco Mac Decatur reopened on October 15, 2013 following extensive renovations by ai3. Along with renovations, the sports bar was rebran


A burrito joint in East Atlanta Village that models itself after the long-closed Tortillas.

Tomo Japanese Restaurant

Tomohiro Naito's vision for his Vinings Japanese restaurant is one of modernity, and the chef excels in technique, quality and creativi

Tony Morrow's BBQ

A cigar bar, a cool fire-pitted patio and a Main Street location make this one of the coolest joints in College Park. Good wings, good

Top Flr

Bold flavors, well-crafted cocktails, and an insider vibe flow through this place run by a crew who used to work in other people's rest

Top Spice Thai & Malaysian Cuisine

Malaysian and Thai cuisines are offered in a casual, theatrical setting. Authentic if somewhat mainstreamed recipes, brisk service, and

Toscano & Sons Italian Market

Toscano's not only offers delicious Italian panini that are true Clark Howard bargains, but also doubles as a deli that sells imported

Two Urban Licks

The cinematic chaos and glamour of Two Urban Licks draws a decibel-shattering crowd eager for rambunctious dining and willing to sit ou

Umi Sushi

A modern and refined sushi bar in Buckhead. Chef Fuyuhiko Ito features items such as baked lobster tempura, sautéed foie gras, and blac

Universal Joint

Great neighborhood meeting place with a pleasant patio in the heart of Oakhurst.

Urban Cannibals

Urban Cannibals is a bodega and deli in East Atlanta Village run by chef Calavino Donati and artist/activist Doria Roberts. The shop fe

Urban Grind

Urban Grind's a bit less crowded than Octane, which is just a couple of blocks up Marietta Street. The small shop hosts art shows, musi

Urban Grounds Inc.

A corner café with outdoor seating in downtown Avondale Estates. Features lunch food, including panini.

Urban Pie

Pizza, salads and cannoli offered in a picturesque former gas station. Although the slices are NYC-styled, Urban Pie prefers to be know

Valenza Restaurant

Valenza is a casual but elegant Italian restaurant. Chef Matt Swickerath focuses on using local ingredients to serve authentic Italian

Varasano's Pizzeria

Jeff Varasano, software engineer, Rubik's cube champion and self-made pizza guru, has a lot to live up to when his restaurant opened. P

The Varsity

Atlanta's iconic drive-in restaurant since 1928. The menu includes hot dogs, burgers, chili, fries, and the famous Frosted Orange. Cust

Varuni Napoli

Features traditional Naples pizzas made with imported ingredients from small Italian producers and local produce along with authentic I


There is no menu at Vatica. For $10.99 at dinner and $8.99 at lunch, the restaurant offers an all-you-can-eat meal on a thali, a round

Verde Taqueria and Cantina

A friendly, neighborhood cantina, Verde is great for families and friends looking for a relaxed atmosphere to have fresh food and drink

Victory Sandwich Bar - Decatur

Victory Sandwich is a hip bar known for its Jack and Coke slushies, ping pong table, and a selection of cheap-but-tasty little sandwich

Viet Tofu

Viet Tofu has a hot bar (great way to try new food), prepared foods, and a deli for banh mi sandwiches and bubble tea. It's takeout onl

Village Coffee House

Locally run coffee shop with reasonable prices.

The Village Corner: German Restaurant & Bakery

Owned and run by a German family who moved to the United States, the Friese family aims to bring Germany across the pond. Serving break

Village Pizza Co.

Having closed in 2008, the V.P. was later resurrected under new ownership. The menu is the same, though some have found the execution a

Vine & Tap

Vine & Tap features an extended wine selection carefully put together by wine expert Ian Mendelsohn, who has worked as the St. Regis Wi

Vintage Frozen Custard

One of Atlanta Food Park's vendors Vintage Frozen Custard has its stationary home serving fresh custards featuring traditional vanilla


The unassuming structure belies the peaceful interior where you can get high-quality French cuisine without breaking the bank. Dinner i

The Vortex - Little Five Points

You can't miss the big skull with psychedelic eyes on Moreland Avenue. Walk through the gaping mouth, and you'll find some of the city'

The Vortex Bar and Grill - Midtown

Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club.

Watershed on Peachtree

Watershed's menu extends far beyond the South. Among the array of starters, there are those with clear inspiration from Spain or Japan

We Suki Suki

In East Atlanta Village, there's a little window that shouts, "Buford Hwy EAV." The shop goes by the name We Suki Suki ("we like like")

Weeyums Philly Style

At a small diner on Stone Mountain's Main Street patrons grab a classic taste of Philadelphia with messy cheesesteaks and hoagies piled

West Egg Cafe

This popular Westside cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This place can get packed out, so expect a wait on weekends.

Williamson Brothers BBQ

Look past the polluting chimneys and throwback Southern ambiance and you'll taste some of the best barbecue in the city. Fall-off-the-b


Jason Hill and his crew have crafted a solid neighborhood gathering spot with a confident menu that includes sharp Southern touches suc

Woo Nam Jeong

Also known as Stone Bowl House, this joint looks like your typical modern Korean restaurant -- floor-to-ceiling blonde wood and private

Woodfire Grill

Owner Nicholas Quinones keeps the standards high with a menu that changes daily. Yes, daily. The team at Woodfire Grill aspires to crea

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Owners Bob and Kristine Sandage have worked hard to create a comfortable restaurant in an uncooperative space of heavy stone walls in t

Wright's the Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe

Dunwoody denizens and Perimeter-area Dilberts find fast food the old-fashioned way at this popular lunch joint. They come for the pimen

Yakitori Jinbei

Many local ramen-yas have popped up, attempting to establish superiority, but Jinbei still reigns supreme. The broth made buttery with

Ye Olde Dunwoody Tavern

The oldest pub in Dunwoody, and one of the oldest in Atlanta serves 16 different British and European beers in a classic pub atmosphere

Yeah! Burger

You have your choice of burgers here. You can have them made with chopped grass-fed beef, bison, or naturally raised turkey. There's al

Yet Tuh

The name "Yet Tuh" roughly translates as "the place where something used to be." Hang-ho Lee still relies on contacts in Korea to ship

Zesto - East Atlanta

A good alternative to greasy fast foods, Zesto offers healthier meals, such as a perfectly cooked tuna steak. Fresh salads also distanc

Zesto - Little Five Points

A good alternative to greasy fast foods, Zesto offers healthier meals, such as a perfectly cooked tuna steak. Fresh salads also distanc

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