Barbecue is the name of the game at Shane's Rib Shack. There are locations all over the south, but the original Shane's is the Atlanta area, not far from Peachtree. Check out the Kedron Village location to choose from a wide variety of options that will make you drool, including pulled pork, BBQ chicken, ribs, wings, sandwiches and side dishes such as coleslaw, mac-n-cheese, fried okra and collard greens. Catering is available.
As the name implies, this is a typical Brazilian eatery popular for traditionally prepared meat offerings. Once you're here, you'll surely find your table laden with delicious cuts of beef, mutton, chicken and lamb served with fresh vegetables. The ambiance is upmarket and the service is friendly, though come here primarily for the food feast. Vegetarians might feel comfortable elsewhere.
The inviting atmosphere of the rustic and old-fashioned Table and Main beckons one to go all out with the food. There is a Preservation Plate on the menu, with a serving of cured meats, cheese, pickled vegetables, Vidalia bacon jam, and thick country bread. For dinner, feast on grilled lamb chops, savor shrimp and grits, or indulge in country fried veal with pickled onions. End on a sweet note with the pie of the day. Complement your meal with a choice from the surprisingly healthy wine and beer list.
German national Wolfgang Hartert aspires to share the rich culinary heritage of his country with Americans at his co-owned restaurant Der Biergarten. The quintessential Bavarian establishment with an ambiance to match transports you to an outdoor beer garden in Munich. Catch live European football on the flat-screen TVs or enjoy a game of Fussball on the side. The menu features traditional classics like schnitzel, schweinshaxe, bratwurst and an array of sausages. The brews on offer represent drafts from Belgium, Ireland and England, and of course Germany, for an authentic taste of German culture.
Open once again after a hiatus of several years, the 57th Fighter Group is a World War II-themed restaurant with windows overlooking the runways of Peachtree-DeKalb Airport. Designed to look like a European farmhouse and filled with WWII-era decor, the ambiance offers a unique experience. Even the long drive leading to the parking lot has a nostalgic feel. Aviation enthusiasts can sit at tables equipped with headphones, which stream the radio transmissions between pilots and the nearby control tower. Sandwiches are served during lunch with homemade chips, but at night the most popular dishes are steaks. The Sweetwater 420 beer cheese soup is not to be missed as an appetizer.
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.
Agatha's brand of mystery dinner theater satisfies both the appetite and the funny bone. Agatha's provides a wonderful five-course dinner, with wine to savor and a murder mystery to solve. Audience participation is often solicited and the mysteries lean toward hilarity more than drama.
This local legend is billed as the world's biggest drive-in and has been a staple on the Atlanta dining scene since 1928. Countless burgers, fries, shakes and more than two miles of hot dogs are served here every day, along with more Coca-Cola than anywhere else in the world. Dine in your car, seat yourself in one of the many cafeteria-style rooms, or simply order your greasy lunch at the 150-foot (46-meter) long stainless-steel counter and go. The white-tiled diner theme is a welcome throwback to days when drive-ins ruled the fast food scene.
Don't let the 20-foot (six-meter) skull that serves as an entryway deter you from enjoying the best burgers and pub food in the city. When club-hopping in Atlanta, a visit to this late-night spot is a must. This fun restaurant offers big portions, good service, and good food. The award-winning Vortex Burger is a half-pound (0.22 kilograms) burger with all the trimmings, and there is also a selection of pub-style sandwiches and salads on the menu. Vegetarian alternatives and non-beef sandwiches are available, while beers from all around the world serve as the popular foundation for most guests' evenings.
Explore the cuisine of Greece and culture in Taverna Plaka. Feast on the delightful meze platters in this vibrant restaurant where it is never quiet. So if you want a quiet meal, this isn't the place for you. Taverna Plaka is a great place to be with friends and family for a fun filled dining experience.