Fellini's Pizza is arguably Buckhead’s favorite pizza joint. Great taste, hearty portions and attentive service can be credited to patrons revisiting this place over the decades. Select from delicious renditions of the Italian classic like pepperoni, ham and pineapple, spinach and mushroom. Or enjoy their signature pizza topped with everything from meatballs, sausages, peppers, olives and cheese. Open as late as 2a, Fellini's is your best bet for those midnight pizza cravings.
Grindhouse Killer Burgers is a modern, chic and unpretentious take on quintessential American burger joints. With two locations in Atlanta, they are home to arguably the best burgers in town. Their flagship outlet on Piedmont occupies a former fueling station and comes with a lovely summer patio. On the menu are fresh ground burgers, homemade pub grub and shakes. Select from Cowboy, Euro or Yankee Style burgers with their signature boozy milkshakes or a beer bucket.
Ann's Snack Bar is an Atlanta establishment. This simple little eatery has won national acclaim for its delicious selection of hot dogs and burgers. The must have item is the Ghetto Burger: a big double cheeseburger loaded with bacon and chili. Not that there's any bad choice here. The owner, Ann, may even join you for your meal and regale you with tales of her many years of business.
Word on the street has it that Ibiza Bites is one of the best food trucks in town. This bright orange mobile service features a unique blend of Latin American and Southern flavors. Their menu is inspired by local street food in Mexico and South America. Darn Churasco, Sweet Georgia Fried Chicken, Pumpkin Ravioli and Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese are signature dishes. While their kitchen is on West Druid Hills Drive, the truck schedule sees them at Smyrna Taylor Brawner Park, Virginia Highlands, Peachtree and Dunwoody Brook Run Park through the week. In addition, avail their unrivaled catering services for your next event.
For some of the best Thai food in the city, look no further than this inconspicuous restaurant housed in a tiny strip shopping center. On the outside, Little Bangkok may look like nothing special. However, inside you'll find a cozy interior packed with loyal patrons. The restaurant offers both a Thai and Chinese menu, but Thai is certainly the specialty here. Standouts include avocado shrimp and pad kee mao, an authentic spicy noodle dish. One of the best things about Little Bangkok is that all of their dishes are pretty affordable. Amazing food at a great value is what keeps people coming back. Arrive early or late, especially on the weekends, as there is often a wait.
This little wooden shack occupies a tiny triangular lot where Virginia Avenue slides into Monroe, just a few steps south of Piedmont Park. You'll find a few tables inside by the ordering window, but most patrons take their sandwiches out to the wraparound porch that overlooks Monroe. Most famous for their classic Philly Cheese Steaks, Woody's also boasts a full line of subs, sausages and dogs. Stop by for lunch, dinner, or just for ice cream, as Woody's is almost as popular for banana split as for sandwiches.
Googie Burger punctuates the Centennial Olympic Park with reference-pointing burgers that have won them accolades aplenty and throngs of patrons. The establishment in the heart of Atlanta is christened after the eponymous school of architecture from the 1950s that featured structural edges and futuristic cuts. Tuck into delicious takes of the timeless American favorite, like the classic cheese, lettuce, tomato combination or the Beefy Pig one, a top pick among meat lovers. Complement your meal with scrumptious sides like fried pickles and fries, and lemonade, beer or vodka-infused shakes. Enjoy synchronized water theatrics of the Fountain of Rings in a downtown's quintessential lively atmosphere.
A Memphis-based fried chicken restaurant, Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken is a hot favorite with those craving real fried chicken with down-to-earth sides. The recipe hasn't changed since the 1950s, serving the same spicy fried chicken to generations of fans. This Atlanta branch brings the same commitment to quality and made-to-order goodness to Peachtree Center in Eastgate. The ambiance is relaxed and casual, perfect for a meal out with friends and family. Choose between white, dark, wing, or chicken tender to begin with, followed by classic sides like baked beans, slaw, and white bread. Additional sides like potato salad and fried okra are available too. For dessert, old-fashioned favorites like coconut pie, pecan pie, sweet potato pie, and chess pie add a nostalgic flair to the popular eatery.
Hot, fresh and soul-satisfyingly delicious, the double crust pies sold at Panbury’s are certainly worth a try. Similar to pot pies, these British style savory pies are available with a variety of fillings including Cajun Chicken Gumbo, Country Chicken, Spinach and Feta, and Cracked Black Pepper Steak. These savory gourmet treats are sold alongside a few sweet pies, sides like kale salad, sausage rolls and beverages. Perfect or a quick bite on the go, Panbury’s offers its customers a more hearty and healthy alternative to fast food. Make sure to keep an eye on their menu for seasonal specialties as well.
Located on the Memorial Drive, The Little Tart is a charming bakery with lots to offer. Amazing cookies, galettes, quiches and of course, tarts will be found on the menu here along with many other confections that blend the fine arts of Southern cooking and French pâtisserie. This Grant Park joint offers some of the best ham n' cheese croissants in the city also, the creme fraiche quiches come highly recommended.
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.
Mi Barrio is a small little eatery that serves Mexican cuisines in heart of Atlanta. Patrons can relish a variety of Mexican delights like fresh tortillas; beef tongue tacos or ceviche to name a few. All dishes are reasonably priced and can be accompanied with margaritas or beer. The restaurant is an ideal place for all those who love Mexican food and to enjoy a meal in the company for friends or family.