Atlanta Georgia

Atlanta Dining

These suggestions only hit the surface of our Atlanta dining destinations. Plus, most of the restaurants below have private rooms and can accommodate your group or a few clients with that friendly, southern hospitality service for which Atlanta is known.


Did you know that in 2010 we added 45 new restaurants in Downtown Atlanta alone? If you've visited the city before, you'll see new choices alongside some old favorites.

Alma Cocina - Alma Cocina introduces Atlanta to a refreshing new approach to contemporary Mexican cuisine. Bright, fresh ingredients and traditional regional influences come together with other Latin American flavors in vibrant fresh dishes that feel familiar and new all at once. We also feature the most unique tequila selections and a host of innovative Latin-influenced cocktails beyond a superior margarita.

BLT Steak - With celebrated Chef Laurent Tourondel, BLT Steak is at the W Atlanta-Downtown Hotel & Residences and offers regional specials, a full raw bar, and a modern American steakhouse menu.

Dantanna’s – an upscale sports restaurant at CNN Center

Hard Rock Café – definitely worth a visit for the best burgers and mouthwatering desserts

Legal Sea Foods - known worldwide for serving the freshest seafood, as well as a wine bar and private dining.

McCormick & Schmicks – more than 40 varieties of seafood, plus savory chicken, steak and pasta, and dining for up to 70 with personalized menus and exceptional service.

Mellow Mushroom Pizza – Atlanta's tasty version of pizza. Look for the West Peachtree Street location.

Peasant Bistro - a sophisticated, dramatic two-story restaurant overlooking Centennial Olympic Park.

Rise Sushi Lounge - sushi, Asian tapas, and an array of sakes and soju in a hip environment.

Room at TWELVE Hotel - Come for drinks, stay for steaks and sushi. On the ground floor of TWELVE Centennial Park, Room elevates the typical steakhouse standards.

STATS – serving sliders, chili cheese fries, and other fun food in a really cool, renovated warehouse.

Taco Mac (Philips Arena) -offering a delicious, chef-inspired menu & family-friendly sports bar atmosphere with the largest draft and bottle selection around.

Ted's Montana Grill – Try a bison burger – it tastes like a regular hamburger, but leaner. This restaurant is co-owned by Atlanta media mogul Ted Turner and features American food.

Thrive, serving sushi, sandwiches and live jazz some nights.

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails - White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails features chef-inspired cuisine using ingredients fresh from the Southern region. The hospitality and ambiance are locally inspired and crafted, and the cocktails and wines are classic yet fresh. Let our hospitality lift you up!

Check out all the downtown restaurants here.


Midtown, the heart of the arts in Atlanta, offers a blend of dining, cultural attractions and nightlife in an urban setting.

Baraonda - Swing by after seeing a play at The Fox Theatre to munch on wood-brick oven pizzas and savory pastas.

Bocado - Fresh ingredients and layers of flavor add a homegrown touch to contemporary American fare.

ECCO - features tapas like goat cheese fritters drizzled in honey, pizzas, European inspired entrees and an extensive wine list.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - international flavors and unique dishes complemented by German-style lagers brewed on premises.

Miller Union - A deliciously simple and sustainable twist on Southern favorites.

ONE. Midtown Kitchen - A renovated warehouse featuring spectacular views of the Atlanta skyline with uncomplicated, high-energy American cuisine.

South City Kitchen – Serving new south cuisine, this is the place to go if you want to try fried green tomatoes, collards (in season) and a variety of southern dishes that you have always heard about.

The Varsity - a 75-year Atlanta icon serving chili dogs, peach pies and an Atlanta tradition, the Frosted Orange.


Buckhead is known as the "Beverly Hills of the East" and features fine dining, luxury shopping and celebrity sightseeing.

Atlanta Fish Market - more than 100 fresh varieties from the deep are flown in fresh.

The Capital Grille - Surround yourself with the very best- famous dry aging steaks, superb seafood flown in daily, and an award-winning wine list.

Chops Lobster Bar - An Atlanta icon known for its exceptional food & service, and ranked one of the top 10 steakhouses in the country.

Fogo de Chao Churrascaria - An authentic Brazilian steakhouse serving an all-you-can-eat meat fest. Don’t fill up on the salad bar.

Kyma - A contemporary Greek seafood tavern with cuisine true to its Mediterranean origin.

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