Where to Refuel During Christmas Shopping

Got a day of shopping ahead of you? Here are some ideas to help you decide where to eat while doing your holiday shopping in Atlanta.
  • Atlanta's shopping hot spots have a a great range of nearby dining options.
    Atlanta's shopping hot spots have a a great range of nearby dining options.

Whew! Holiday shopping is hard work: all those decisions, all those shopping bags. It's best to take a break now and then to refuel, then hit the stores refreshed and ready for action. Ka-ching! Here's where to eat while you're holiday shopping in Atlanta.

Where to Eat at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

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Quick pick-me-ups: 

  • Georgetown Cupcakes: No explanation needed.
  • Cacao Chocolate: Well, duh, chocolate. 
  • Amorino Gelato: Um, yum.

If you're really hungry: American Cut for steaks; Doraku Sushi for Latin cuisine partnered with the Japanese sushi tradition; Gypsy Kitchen for Spanish flavors; and  Le Bilboquet for French-inspired dishes.   

Where to Eat at Lenox Square

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Quick pick-me-ups:

  • Da Vinci's Donuts: Woo-hoo. 
  • Great American Cookies: We're all Cookie Monsters here.
  • Planet Smoothie: Just what the doctor ordered. 
  • Häagan-Dazs: You had me at ice cream. 

If you're really hungry: California Pizza Kitchen for, well, pizza; True Food Kitchen for simple, fresh ingredients;  Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar for burgers and milkshakes; and Taziki's  for Mediterranean-inspired offerings.   

Where to Eat at Westside Provisions District


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Quick pick-me ups: 

  • BRASH Coffee: Caffeine is essential for shopping decisions.
  • Five Daughters Bakery: Try the 100 layer doughnut.
  • Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream: It's OK to scream. 
  • Little Star: Tasty takeout. 

If you're really hungry: JCT. Kitchen & Bar for farm-to-table deliciousness; Little Trouble for Asian fare; and Ormsby's for fresh pub food..  

Where to Eat at Ponce City Market 

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Quick pick-me-ups: 

  • Batter Cookie Dough Counter: It's OK to lick your fingers.
  • Collier Candy Company: Ooh lolli, lolli, lolli, lollipop.
  • Lucky Lotus: Make mine a cold-press juice.

If you're really hungry: Botiwalla for Indian Street Food; El Super Pan for Latin-inspired goodies; H&F Burger, which you'll find because of the long line of hungry shoppers waiting to order.  

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