Being landlocked, Atlanta’s options for fresh fish are limited. The Fish Market has a reputation for quality and its retail outlet located in the back of the restaurant. Everything they sell is flown in daily, already cleaned, deboned, and ready to go. You can watch the fish prep cooks breaking down the fish in the large mirror at the market. There aren’t many whole fish, but you can call ahead and have something aside before it’s broken down for sale or the restaurant. — Jennifer Zyman
Size does matter at Buckhead's popular seafood spot, from the giant copper fish out front to the massive but hospitable dining room, designed after a Savannah train station. Seek out the lump crab cake or pecan-crusted swordfish, but if you can't make up your mind, fall back on the kind of fried platter you might find at Red Lobster, only here prepared to perfection.
Price: $$$$ ($30+)
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