An evening at this trendy spot, Buckhead Diner, may reveal a celebrity or two, as well as some of Buckead's most dressed-up diners. Funky Art Deco decor spices up this glorified diner, with booths and sassy waitresses to match. The menu covers the basics, but pulls some creative twists. Try the famous homemade potato chips with Maytag bleu cheese dressing, or Atlanta's fanciest meatloaf, comprised of veal and wild mushrooms. A diner-style bar with swivel stools serves cocktails to Atlanta's chic and stylish as they endure the frequent wait for a table.
For authentic Southern food with an authentic ambiance to match, Mary Mac's is the place to be. Stop by for everything tomato pie, beef turnovers and barbecued ribs to go with beer and cocktails. This bustling restaurant on Ponce de Leon has remained unchanged since 1945, and is as much a cultural experience as it is a culinary one. Regular favorites include the fried trout, baked or fried chicken, collard greens and sweet potato souffle. Catering and delivery services are available as well.
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.
The luck of the Irish comes to Atlanta. Swig a pint of ale and scarf a plate of Shepherd's Pie in the cozy, authentic surroundings. The angus beef with mashed potatoes and peas will warm your belly and your soul. While weekdays at the Meehan's is lively with unlimited food, screening of sports matches and band performances, this friendly place doesn't cease to lure guests with its popular brunch fare on the weekend. The tavern also provides catering and banquet room services. See website for menu, events, and other locations.
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.
Local Three is one of the most popular restaurants in Atlanta, be prepared to wait awhile or sit at the bar if you don't have a reservation. However long you wait, though, it will be well worth it. The warm and friendly restaurant is covered in all kinds of kitsch and clever pop culture references, which even carries over to the menu oft-times. Specialty cocktails, and a sophisticated liquor and wine selection make it a great place to take your time with the whole dining experience. Once you're ready to eat, the rotating menu always has delicious, expertly made American food, usually with a contemporary twist. The brunch is also to-die-for.
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.
The menu at Pacific Rim Bistro features Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese influences. Choose from sushi, curry, noodle bowls, and even Asian-inspired tacos. The dining room is modern and upscale, but the service is friendly and welcoming, making it a great place to go for lunch or dinner any day of the week.
This expansive restaurant is perfect for big groups, and is placed right between Downtown and Midtown. A large bar anchors one side of the main floor in this restored warehouse setting, while tables and booths are sectioned off into more intimate dining areas. A billiards room and a smaller bar are upstairs, and a large deck provides outdoor dining opportunities. Ribs, steaks, fish and pasta dishes are featured, as well as wood-fired pizza and some nice vegetarian dishes. Be sure to try one of Max's specialty beers, too, brewed on-site.
Ring in the good times as you treat yourself to a scrumptious meal at Delightful EATZ. This restaurant entices your taste buds with delectable American cuisine made from fresh and fine quality ingredients. Open since 10a, this restaurant is a great spot to grab a wholesome breakfast before kick-starting with your busy schedule. The delicious menu is followed by an impressive list of beverages to accompany you for the night. Choose from the fine wines and beers or ask the bartender to whip up a refreshing cocktail that will leave you spellbound. Their cozy interiors and friendly service assures you have a pleasant experience while dining here.