Located on the banks of Chattahoochee River, Canoe's historic setting makes it the perfect bucolic spot to bring in any momentous occasion. Offering a scrumptious New American fare, the restaurant takes pride in its farm-to-table concept. Blending flavorful culinary offerings with idyllic natural sights, Canoe has won countless accolades for its unmatched dining experience. Seafood selections highlight the contemporary American menu, while Southern specialties are offered on both the dinner and dessert menus. Locals vie for a table here, often making reservations months in advance. However, given the superior dining experience that awaits patrons, the wait for Canoe is worth it.
Jackets are required at this ultra-elegant spot in Buckhead. The lavish garden setting creates an unforgettable ambiance, one of many reasons La Grotta Ristorante Italiano has been named Atlanta's best Italian restaurant for many consecutive years. Pristine white tablecloths are set under fine china and crystal, an appropriate stage for the contemporary regional cuisine from all corners of Italy. Delicate pastas and an outstanding variety of veal preparations highlight a world-class menu, while an excellent wine list is also available.
Considered by many to be Buckhead's finest restaurant, this brick Victorian cottage sets a romantic table. Elegance pervades every inch and corner of the stylish dining room. High-end seafood is the catch of the day, with memorable offerings from the dessert cart, such as Valrhona chocolate cake with olive oil ice cream. Chef Anne Quatrano's creations - the Wild Striped Bass, the Braised Short Rib and the Foie Gras Terrine - are melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces. This place boasts a full bar and an excellent wine list.
No. 246 creates a crisp appearance with its white-washed walls that throw the contrasting dark wood tables and rustic pizza-paddle wall décor into sharp relief. Large overhead metal lights hang from the ceiling, perfectly illuminating the bar and the center seating. A basket of giant, fresh baguettes flaunts themselves on the wall by the waiter's station. If you come for brunch, you'll notice the number of pizzas (topped with bacon, potato, poached eggs, and cheese) that spring from the kitchen. Dinner here would call for an order of the well-flavored Agnolotti which is served with a healthy side of greens or the gnocchi. An interesting dessert called the Spoom makes a great ending, served in a waffle cone and topped with olive oil. At the chef's counter, a meal for four is highly recommended. Get seated in front of the busy and fiery kitchen and experience an on-the-spot planned meal by Chef Belline himself!
Visit Bistro Niko for authentic French cuisine in an elegant environment. Must-try menu items include the white bean soup, mussels, and croque monsieur. Located in the Buckhead neighborhood of Atlanta, you can enjoy world-class cuisine with a great view of bustling Peachtree Road.
Set in an intimate little house away from the main drag, this is a romantic destination for discriminating diners. A full renovation of the interior has created a series of small, quiet dining rooms, tastefully adorned with small candle-lit tables. The menu features specials that rotate seasonally. Pork roast, lobster, veal, and fresh fish selections are among the classic American dishes. Full bar service and one of Buckhead's most exceptional wine selections are also available. Reservations are a must at this intimate, popular spot.
Thrive is a sophisticated addition to downtown's vibrant dining scene. Conveniently located near Philips Arena and the Georgia World Congress Center, the restaurant sees some heavy business traffic. Come nighttime, the atmosphere metamorphoses into a sea of hip city folk who love a good cocktail and great food. Asian flavors dominate the contemporary award-winning menu, in addition to timeless American favorites. Enjoy Soy Braised Beef Wrap, Pan Roasted Duck Breast, Santa Fe Salad, Dragon Sushi and Lava Roll, and a host of Nigiri and Sashimi alternatives. The inventive cocktail lists sees The Cure and Pickled Cucumber Martini as popular favorites. Celebrated architect Bill Johnson lends his aesthetic style to the interiors of the space, resulting in an ambiance of understated elegance.
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.
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.
Just a short drive from the hustle and bustle of downtown Atlanta, this hidden treasure provides a great escape for those who just want to relax and eat southwestern food. Enjoy the patio, with a drink or two if you wish. The cooking is eclectic and fresh here, from the spectacular seafood (try the stuffed trout tomatillo) to the shredded port tostadas. Open seven nights, Agave Restaurant attracts plenty of locals and guests from the big city.
The Melting Pot, located Peachtree Street, is an elegant restaurant with dim lighting and an array of delicious food on offer. Specializing in fondue, The Melting Pot has a variety of salads, appetizers, entrees which have a contemporary flavor. Savor the breads, cauliflower, broccoli, meats and more with your cheese fondue which has a blended flavor. Don't miss the Chocolate Fondue for dessert.
The Lawrence's name invokes the patron saint of cooks and chefs, offering up seasonally-inspired dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients. Chef Jeff Sigler, originally a pro-tem kitchen leader in The Lawrence's inaugural days, brings his international experience to this new Midtown favorite. Hand-crafted cuisine is the focus here, the menu featuring a sizable variety of vegetable-heavy dishes that make use of the quality products grown by farmers in the surrounding areas. Carnivores need not fret, however, as the prix-fixe menu is strictly meaty, featuring careful preparations of fresh cuts of pork belly, hanger steak, or myriad other protein options. Signature cocktails, crafts beers, discerningly sourced coffees and teas are also available, including The Lawrence's own twelve year blended bourbon. Unflinchingly modern and lovingly hand-made, The Lawrence is a trendy stop in this bustling arts district.