Located on the banks of Chattahoochee River, Canoe's beautiful historic setting makes it the perfect spot for any occasion. Dark wood and white tablecloths are featured in the dining room, which offers spectacular views of the river and the riverside gardens. Seafood selections highlight the contemporary American menu, and Southern specialties are offered on both the dinner and dessert menus. Selected as one of the country's best new restaurants by the James Beard Foundation, Canoe offers a romantic culinary treat for any occasion.
Wisteria is a lovely neighborhood restaurant in the Inman Park area. The atmosphere is modest-rustic, yet very comfortable. Interior decoration mainly consists of a combination of brick and wood finishes with tables for two aligned across the wall. Wisteria is a great place to take visitors for a lively evening meal. The Menu is American with Southern culinary accents, e.g. their signature dish which is Molasses-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin, is absolutely delicious. Seafood lovers may try North Atlantic Skate Wing served over stone-ground corn grits. Service is very friendly and efficient.
Since 1979, Bone's has spared no expense in bringing Buckhead arguably its best steak. With oak walls and a brass-laden, smoky bar at the entrance, this place is a popular choice for a local meal as well as business lunches. Their impeccable wait staff delivers the best martinis in town, along with exceptional specialties like filet mignon and aged rib eye. For a change of pace, opt for their stuffed trout with vegetables on the side, among delicious coastal fare.
Apart from being a good hangout for a lunch date or dinner The Capital Grille makes an ideal venue for small private parties. Customized menus can also be catered for an occasion of up to 50 guests. Acclaimed for their specialty steaks, everything from dry aged porterhouse steak to Filet Mignon and double cut lamb chops are available for meat lovers. They even have an impressive list of wines with up to 5000 bottles on the wall. Guests are also offered personalized wine lockers for individual collections.
Located in Buckhead, the Blue Ridge Grill offers contemporary Southern cuisine in a cozy and rustic atmosphere. The dining room features a fireplace, unrefined pillars sourced from a cotton mill, a pine wood ceiling and antique decor. Sample delicious specialties like seafood gumbo, grilled georgia trout or opt for the traditional steak. Complement your meal with a selection from their exquisite wine list. This place is a great choice for your next business lunch.
This Spanish restaurant pays homage to a type of pig that hails from Spain. The cured meat of the Iberian pig, Jamon Iberico, is a much sought-after delicacy that this restaurant slices right in front of diners. The menu includes tapas in keeping with the Spanish theme, including manchego mac ‘n' cheese, pork cheek tacos and barbecued octopus. Spanish-themed main courses range from Spanish lamb ribs to eggplant rellenas.
At the Terrace Restaurant at Ellis Hotel, you are offered not only an evolving menu crafted from the freshest ingredients, but also a great view of the bustling Peachtree Street in Downtown Atlanta. You won't come across any complicated concoctions here; the focus is on flavorful local American cuisine made from sustainable produce as far as possible. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and makes for a great venue for sophisticated events like rehearsal dinners.
With two private dining rooms, an outdoor veranda and a draped "cheater's booth" for ultimate privacy, your dining options are plentiful in this elegant, intimate setting. The grand bar is open late for quiet drinks and good conversation. No Southern menu would be complete without fried green tomatoes, a regional delicacy done to perfection at Atlanta Grill. Other winners include the crab cakes in southern flair, yellow grouper and garlic mashed potatoes. From 2:30p-5:30p, only appetizers are served, as the restaurant prepares for the dinner hour during this time. Full bar service.
Delicious preparations made from bounties from the sea are available at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks- (CNN Center). Locates within the CNN Center, this restaurant is known to serve the best cuts of meat as well as the freshest seafood you can get. The service is always great and the staff is polite. Some of the dishes you must try here are the Clam Chowder, the Buttermilk Fried Shrimp, and the Beef Medallions Bordelaise.
This sophisticated Chinese establishment is the playground of wok master Chef Shan. The formal dining room plays host to a diverse crowd, drawing in anyone looking for delicious Chinese fare. Shan's specialty is a two course Peking Duck feast, which is a good representative sample of the Hong Kong and Szechuan flavors offered here. A nice wine list offers selections by the glass or bottle and is highlighted by Dom Perignon champagne.
If it's your first visit to this place don't even think of eating something other than steak. Renowned countrywide for the most juicy and done-to-perfection steaks, Ruth's is an experience to savor. An old world charm pervades this place and calls for formal attire, so remember to leave your trainers at home. Suit up and head to Ruth's for the best martinis and, of course, steak.
Morton's The Steakhouse is a familiar national face on the local dining scene, offering some of Atlanta's best steaks in a club like atmosphere. Dress is business formal under the soft light and dark fixtures of the bar and dining room, which hearkens back to the days of the old boys' steakhouse. Morton's steaks are without equal, and a few well prepared seafood selections round out the menu. For your private occasions and parties, hire their venue and catering services to avail of the best steaks for your events.