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 a melt-in-your-mouth masterpiece. This place boasts of a full bar and excellent wine list. The restaurant opens its doors for dinner from Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30p onwards.
Savor the best of the seasons' bounty at this delightful restaurant in Buckhead. Chef Joe Schafer helms the kitchen at King + Duke, bringing together locally sourced ingredients, traditional cooking techniques and innovative recipes to offer such delights as Maine Lobster Wood Roast, Mississippi Rabbit and Whole Roast Grass Roots Farm Chicken. To fully experience the kitchen's diversity, diners can opt for the five-course Chef's Counter menu. The warmly-lit interiors feature rich use of woods in varying textures. Patrons can enjoy cocktails and wines at the beautiful wood-topped bar. The outdoor patio is a popular affair. Check website for more.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Parlour on Howell Mill Road offering gourmet scoops of decadent flavors is sure to get you addicted. The swanky cafe offers frozen yogurts, ice creams and sorbets acclaimed as the 'Best in America'. Favorites include Salty Caramel, Wild Berry Lavender and Red Raspberry Sorbet. Each combination of ice creams and sorbet is presented so gorgeously, that it looks like something you would see on instagram. Apart from ice-creams, other beverages and floats are also available along with a rotating menu of specials.
With the aim to support the small numbers of vegetarian and vegan people living in Atlanta, Viva La Vegan manages to conjure up sumptuous delicacies without the use of meat or dairy. Dig into delicacies like Organic Caramel Apples, Vegan Banana Pudding, Lemon Garlic Kale Salad and Jerk Jackfruit. Although the absence of meat is quite apparent, the taste, freshness and high quality of the meals will leave you with no room for complaints. Whether you are a meat-lover or an ardent vegetarian, head to Viva La Vegan and prepare to be amazed.
Started by a former school teacher Lisa Spooner and a fine dining chef Kevin Clark, this place is a must visit! What do you get when you put two individuals who love locally grown fresh produce? You get a restaurant that gives you food that is healthy and made with farm fresh ingredients, but what sets them apart are their prices! This place is very affordable and is one the reasons for its popularity. Though they are reasonably prized, Home Grown doesn't compromise on quality. The decor is quite vibrant and warm, with a lot of dark wood shades that are used, the lights are mostly yellow which makes it a cozy place to hang out. This restaurant has turned out to be a neighborhood favorite and also a pit stop for so many people that pass through this side of Atlanta.
Tucked away in Decatur, the Kimball House is a truly beautiful restaurant. Exuding thoughtfulness and graciousness through the vintage wooden decor and cozy booths allows patrons to sit, unwind and relax with good company. The highlight of this humble eatery is the raw bar, with fresh oysters and caviar flown in daily from around the world. Paired with the handcrafted cocktails made by expert mixologists makes this establishment a home-run for date night.
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails offers a menu that is full of dynamic preparations of Southern classics. Try the flounder with a potato crust and braised mushroom farrro or the beef cheeks with bleu cheese grits. The bar here focuses on wine, whiskey and bourbon, with signature cocktails such as The Atlantan with cheery-infused Woodford Reserve Bourbon and VSOP Brandy.
Step into this eatery, and you may forget for a moment that you are in Atlanta, Georgia. New Orleans in style and atmosphere, Parish boasts a full-service restaurant, market, coffee bar and bakery. Housed in a beautifully restored 1890 building, original exposed brick walls, tin ceilings and crown molding create an old-fashioned, relaxing atmosphere. Dine upstairs on Southern fare. Duck under brick archways in the downstairs market where you can grab a po' boy, or sit and enjoy a glass of wine on the lovely outdoor patio. Be sure to take home a few of Parish's fresh-baked croissants which many consider the city's best. Note that the restaurant opens at later hours than the market.
For lovers of Italian cuisine, Bellina Alimentari in Ponce City Market is truly a heaven sent. This Italian eatery, wine bar and grocery store lays an emphasis on organic ingredients and slow food. The result is pure deliciousness that will fill you with glee. Their seasonal fare is full of farm fresh goodness from regional producers. The imported ingredients on display to buy and those used in their dishes are procured from small-time Italian farmers. From handmade pastas to freshly prepared sauces and natural wines, you will surely love this tiny bit of Italy in Atlanta. Check out their cooking classes to learn to make pastas from scratch and the perfect sauce that will enhance it.
The Fork & Juniper restaurant at the Hyatt Atlanta Midtown is a popular eatery among locals and hotel guests for its delicious southern style cuisine served with a modern, contemporary twist. A seasonal menu prepared by highly qualified chefs provide diners with delicious dishes made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients. So sit back and enjoy a lovely meal with your loved ones in the sleek decor and comfortable ambiance of the restaurant.
On the hip and happening Westside, Bocado Atlanta offers a relaxed environment while serving delicious American fares. Good food doesn’t have to be stuffy, and that’s why Chef Todd Ginsberg’s menus succeed. The focus here is fresh, sustainable food simply prepared. Clean lines and modern décor are reflective of the food. Innovative stacked sandwiches the Bocado burger, which is legendary, dominates the lunch menu. For dinner a few signature sandwiches reappear alongside small plates, like artisanal cheeses, and entrees. The inviting patio is ideal for a relaxed meal, day or night.