Dine in Style at the 10 Best Places for Lunch in Buckhead

Lunch in Buckhead? Save me a seat.
  • Squash blossoms are a must when you visit Storico Fresco. (Malika Bowling)
    Squash blossoms are a must when you visit Storico Fresco. (Malika Bowling)
  • Doraku sushi shines with a creative menu that is surprisingly affordable. (Malika Bowling)
    Doraku sushi shines with a creative menu that is surprisingly affordable. (Malika Bowling)
  • Try a spicy pork burrito and fries at Yumbii. (Malika Bowling)
    Try a spicy pork burrito and fries at Yumbii. (Malika Bowling)
  • Order the lobster roll at Capital Grille. (Malika Bowling)
    Order the lobster roll at Capital Grille. (Malika Bowling)

The upscale neighborhood of Buckhead is not just known for its shopping, but has long been home to great dining as well. Lunch options are bountiful and delicious. Whether you’re looking for a spot to host a lunch meeting or just a quick bite, here are our top 10 picks.

  1. Blue Moon Pizza – Everyone loves pizza, and Blue Moon does not disappoint. Offerings range from classic pies to specials like the Luna, drizzled with spicy ranch, house cheese blend, chorizo sausage, caramelized onions and other goodies. Blue Moon also offers sandwiches, salads, wings and more. Can’t get out to the restaurant? Not to fear -- Blue Moon has delivery. 325 East Paces Ferry Road NE #3, Atlanta

  2. Capital Grille – Those in the know associate the Capital Grille with a great steak, but the restaurant also offers a delicious two-course lunch plates that will have you in and out in no time. Choose the porcini mushroom bisque followed by mini tenderloin sandwiches with Parmesan truffle fries for a decadent and filling lunch that’s just $20. 255 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Atlanta

  3. Chow Bing – A great spot for tasty, fresh Chinese fusion fare, Chow Bing offers a variety of Chinese dishes, ramen and special diet options. It's great for a quick and healthy lunch. 3330 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta

  4. Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse – Offering a delicious variety of paninis, salads, signature “spring rolls” and more is Davio’s. Focused on fresh ingredients, dishes crafted by hand and on the grill, the offerings here are vast, and Davio's offers a full gluten-free menu, too. 3500 Peachtree Road, Atlanta

  5. Doraku – Doraku offers a variety of fresh sushi and specialty rolls in addition to dishes from the grill such as garlic fried rice, tempura or firecracker shrimp. For lunch, get a bento box or one of the the lunch specialties. 265 East Paces Ferry Road NE, Atlanta

  6. La Fonda – This Latin restaurant features Cuban and Mexican specialties, including Cubanos, paella and arguably the best enchiladas in town. Fortunately, parking is easy because you’ll have a hard time choosing what to eat from the extensive menu. 2813 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta

  7. Red Pepper Taqueria – Located in the heart of Buckhead, this taqueria offers traditional Mexican fare and a handful of $9 lunch specials. 3135 Piedmont Road NE, Atlanta

  8. Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante – It is, quite literally, an Italian grocery and restaurant in one. You can stock up on fresh pasta while dining on your favorite pastas, paninis, salads and more. A $14 lunch special includes your choice of half panini and salad. 3167 Peachtree Road NE, Suite S, Atlanta

  9. Sufi’s – This Persian restaurant offers a great variety of specialty kebabs (there is even a special kids menu) served with aromatic saffron basmati rice. There are lots of veggie options, falafel, lamb shank and more. 1814 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta

  10. Yumbii – Not your average Taco Shop. Yumbii, a fusion of Mexican and Asian flavors, offers dishes like panko-crusted fish, Asian rib-eye tacos and spicy pulled-pork burritos. Sides include sesame fries with chipotle ketchup. 1927 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta

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