Cafe Sababa is the labor of love of Doni and Ann Tamli. For a flavor of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, this is one of the best places to go in metro Atlanta. The vibrant restaurant with rotating artworks on its walls by local artists has a warm and inviting ambiance. The dishes are sublime and will make you want to come back for more. Catering to all palates, Cafe Sababa is an ideal place to dine with family and friends for a memorable dining experience.
Opened in 1996, Reuben’s Deli has evolved into a lunch-time staple for locals in Atlanta as well as those visiting the city, making the delicatessen one of the best in America. They pride themselves on freshness, be it in the quality of bread or choice of ingredients. The meats are sourced from one of the leading brands in town making the soups, sides or salads here absolute beauties. Their made-to-order sandwiches are unrivaled, and couple with a good health quotient and value for money. Whether you're up for a classic Turkey and Cole Slaw or an inventive Salami, Capicola, Prosciutto and Cheese combination, they have something for everyone.
Would you like to start your day with hot waffles sprinkled with spiced honey butter, a strong cup of coffee, and some muffins? If so, this is definitely the place for you. The West Egg Cafe coffeehouse and sandwich shop is a favorite among locals. Known for its delicious breakfast and brunch, it also offers a wide variety of wholesome lunch and dinner options. Sandwiches, salads, soups, brownies, cupcakes and more; it doesn't get any better if you're looking for filling and affordable food. Do not leave without trying their famous Coca-cola cake. The cafe also has a relaxed lounge area with wireless Internet access.
This is a vegan paradise yet those who are not will still love this place. Dulce Vegan Bakery & Cafe is 100 percent vegan and does not use any processed sugar or hydrogenated oil in their dishes and desserts. This store-front restaurant serves yummy desserts, coffee, tea, and hearty sandwiches and soups. They also bake wedding cakes and for other special occasions.
Giving a flavor of Spain in the Inman neighborhood is Barcelona Atlanta, a wine bar and tapas restaurant. The delish menu is a creative spin-off of the chef's interpretation on traditional dishes, yet it carries a unique flavor that is delightful. The impressive wine selection comprises of all kinds of Spanish wines from reds to desserts. The exposed bricks, communal tables and fireplace gives it a very earthy look that is very appealing. There are small tables as well for a more intimate gathering. You can choose to dine at their lovely curved patio for an alfresco dining experience. Visit Barcelona for a memorable time with friends and family.
Papi's saves you the trouble of a long journey to the Caribbean, transporting you to tropical lands through its delicious creations. Always bustling with activity, the restaurant's energy is infectious, and it is hard not to have a good time as you enjoy the great food and drinks. Specialties of the house include the Cuban Masitas de Puerco and Vaca Frita, as well as delicacies from around the Caribbean. Confections like Cuban guava pastries and Caribbean rice pudding are homemade, and ensure that your meal ends on a sweet note.
Anatolia Cafe and Hookah Lounge is a Mediterranean restaurant and bar located on Peachtree Street. It offers classic Mediterranean delights of wraps, kebobs, soups and salads with influences from Turkish flavors. You can accompany your meal with an international selection of draught beer, wines and other spirits. Hookah smokers can indulge in wide variety of shisha flavors. The cafe has been named as 'Best Hookah Bar' in 2014 by Creative Loafing.
Located a short distance from major city attractions, this downtown public house is popular among locals and tourists alike. Select from an impressive list of beer and spirits that match unrivaled pub grub. Executive chef Jordan Wakefield’s Southern upbringing reflects in the food menu that includes sweet potato pancakes and shepherd's pie. With entertaining live music on Saturdays, Meehan's is a great place to make a pit stop during your sightseeing excursions.
Every town has a gathering spot for local politicians and celebrities, and when the bigwigs turn out for Southern cuisine in Atlanta, this is the spot. Sip a Mint Julep while you peruse the menu of regional specialties, from Savannah crab cakes to coastal venison pie, home-baked breads and deserts to tomato-based barbecue. Drop in the antebellum dining room and enjoy the traditional live entertainment. Full bar service available.
One of the three Ray's restaurants to be found in the South, the other two being Sandy Springs' Ray's on the River and Alpharetta's Ray's on the Creek, Ray's in the City provides you with a great dining option in Downtown Atlanta. Perhaps best known for its fresh, delicious seafood, the restaurant also has steaks and sushi on the menu. Requiring patrons to be dressed in business-casual attire, this restaurant also has a full wine menu from where you can pick the one that best complements your meal. If you're a lover of seafood, you must give the Georgia Mountain Trout or Yellow Fin Tuna a try.
A refreshing addition to Peachtree Center, Aviva By Kameel serves up a healthy yet delicious take on Mediterranean cuisine. Tucked away from the bustle of the food court, the restaurant specializes in organic and gluten-free fare made from ethically-raised meat and locally-grown produce. Savor an array of authentic and contemporary dishes, sandwiches, soups and exotic salads in signature dressings. Check website for more details.