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.
Don't let the casual name fool you, Ray's on the River is a contemporary and romantic destination restaurant on the banks of the Chattahoochee River in Sandy Springs. The low, sprawling building hugs the shoreline of Georgia's longest river, providing exquisite views from much of the dining room. Famous for fresh seafood and hickory grilled steaks and chops, Ray's is also a local cocktail hour and Sunday brunch institution. A romantic patio provides alfresco dining in fair weather, live music, and excellent cuisine. See website for menu and live music schedule.
Set atop the Hilton Atlanta, Nikolai's Roof offers the epitome of romance. The view from the roof is breathtaking, and the elegant service is second to none. The gourmet menu features fine Russian and French cuisine, and the dishes are planned to go with and enhance the many vodka options available. The prix fixe menu is expensive, but offers a truly exemplary Russian meal. Reservations and jackets are required.
Located atop The Westin Peachtree Plaza, this rotating restaurant provides stunning views of the entire metro area, and a spectacular setting for a business lunch or special occasion. The creative American menu features artfully-prepared favorites, including many beef and poultry selections. A separate rotating bar is located directly below the restaurant for taking in the view without the steep dinner ticket. Live jazz plays in the lounge on weekend nights. Jacket and tie recommended for gentlemen.
This private city club is located on a Midtown rooftop overlooking Atlanta. Members can stop by on a regular basis to enjoy a cocktail or a glass of wine on the gorgeous rooftop terrace along with delicious small bites. The Peachtree Club is a favorite location for private events, from corporate events to weddings. The restaurant menu features American comfort food which is high on taste and presentation. You can become a member of this classy club by sending a request email, call ahead for details.
For a taste of Thai street food, try Tuk Tuk Thai Loft, named for the colorful auto rickshaws found on Bangkok’s busy streets. Located on the second floor, the open dining room and terrace provides beautiful city views. The menu offers a variety of small plates, salads, soups, noodles, entrees and desserts. The best way to eat at Tuk Tuk is to order a variety of dishes to share. Be prepared to order at least two small dishes per person as portions are fairly small. Standouts include the Moo Yang, pork skewers which are playfully served hanging upside down, Hoy Tod, a crispy Thai omelet, and Kra Pow Moo, minced pork topped with a fried egg. The restaurant also offers a thoughtful wine list.
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.
This fine dining restaurant is located in the Omni Hotel at CNN Center right in Downtown Atlanta. This restaurant with a sophisticated yet warm atmosphere serves up delectable New American dishes. Dine on delicious steaks, salads and other Southern inspired dishes with spectacular views of Centennial Olympic Park and the Fountain of Rings.
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.
Six Feet Under is one place to get your hands on some decidedly delightful dishes that offer a taste of the South. The food primarily incorporates a lot of fresh and delcious seafood. The service is excellent with attentive staff. Try the crab cake po boy, fried green tomatoes, blackened catfish or a salmon salad for a hearty meal. No matter what you order off of the menu, you will surely enjoy your meal at Six Feet Under.