Located on the banks of Chattahoochee River, Canoe's beautiful historic setting makes it the perfect spot for any occasion. Dark wood and white tablecloths are featured in the dining room, which offers spectacular views of the river and the riverside gardens. Seafood selections highlight the contemporary American menu, and Southern specialties are offered on both the dinner and dessert menus. Selected as one of the country's best new restaurants by the James Beard Foundation, Canoe offers a romantic culinary treat for any occasion.
This happening Midtown joint really packs them in, and is quickly garnering a reputation as a can't-miss destination on the local dining scene. The best way to describe the food is creatively modern Southern, but that doesn't really do it justice. The kitchen turns out such remarkable signature dishes as seafood bisque with sherry and scallops over stone ground grits with garlic gravy. Make reservations early on theater nights, as space fills up quickly. South City Kitchen surely promises a different spin on Southern cuisine.
No. 246 creates a crisp appearance with white-washed walls that throw the contrasting dark wood tables and rustic pizza-paddle wall decor into sharp relief. Large overhead metal lights hang from the ceiling, perfectly illuminating the bar and the center seating. A basket of giant, fresh baguettes flaunt themselves on the wall by the waiter's station. If you come for brunch, you'll notice the number of pizzas (topped with bacon, potato, poached eggs, and cheese) that spring from the kitchen. A dinner here would call for an order of the well-flavored Agnolotti which is served with a healthy side of greens or the gnocchi, which comes with perfectly roasted wild mushrooms. An interesting dessert called the Spoom makes a great ending, served in a waffle cone and topped with olive oil! The chef's counter, a meal for four, comes highly recommended. Get seated in front of the busy and fiery kitchen and experience an on-the-spot planned meal by Chef Belline himself!
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.
Flip is a burger joint unlike any other. Cooked up by celebrity chef and Top Chef All-Stars winner Richard Blais, this unique eatery specializes in gourmet burgers made from the freshest of ingredients and accessorized with house-made condiments. Popular burgers like the Southern feature a country fried beef patty, house-made pimento cheese, pickles and green tomato ketchup. Other inventive creations include the Oaxaca and Lamburger. Be sure to belly up to the milkshake bar where you'll find Liquid Nitrogen frozen specialties like the Nutella and Burnt Marshmallow Shake. One of the restaurant's most popular is the Krispy Kreme shake featuring the famous Southern delicacy the Krispy Kreme doughnut. Amazing hand-cut fries, onion rings and a full bar are just a few more reasons to give Flip a try.
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.
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.
Café Lucia is situated in the historic Healey Building in the Five Points District, Downtown Atlanta. It is just some blocks away from Georgia State University and, consequently, a favorite coffee shop with students. The historic nature of the building is evident in the vintage decor of the cafe, which serves as a charming date spot. It resembles a quaint Parisian cafe, albeit with history unique to Atlanta, and is best if you seek a quiet spot to enjoy coffee with your partner or a group of close-knit friends. Spend time admiring their large photo mural, get work done using their free WiFi facility, or simply walk in before class or work for a cup of strong coffee. If it is hot outside, their Iced Dutch Coffee should rejuvenate you within no time.
A favorite hangout of the Georgia State University students, Rosa's Pizza has been dishing out yummy pizzas for more than two decades now. Lunch hours are packed, so its better to place your order on the go. The pies are pre-made to ease the rush but nevertheless they are delicious and very affordable. They also serve calzones, lasagnas and spaghetti's if pizza's not your thing. If you want to taste one of the best authentic New York style pizza's in downtown, then Rosa's is your best bet.
East Wave Fusion will take diners through a culinary journey which will not only give them a glimpse of Asian influences but also Latin American, Creole, Italian, West African, Spanish and French styles. Their menu crafted by Chef Jernard Wells is appealing and will make you want for more. The restaurant's futuristic decor adds to the trendiness of this place. Savor their dishes like Mama's Rolls, Asian Tacos, Banh Mi, Steamed Sliders, Blackened Tuna Roll, Bourbon Chicken and Crispy Honey Chicken. Complement your meal with a bubble tea or smoothie.
If you're in the vicinity of Downtown Atlanta and quite literally want a taste of something different, Jamrock, with its vast array of Jamaican delicacies, would be a great choice. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant introduces you to many culinary delights from the Caribbean island nation. Sandwiches like the Jamrock BLT are perfect should you be in a hurry; if a leisurely meal is what you seek, few things could be better with entrées like curry goat, jerk chicken and butter shrimp. The 'Mad Gal' smoothies are great accompaniments to the meal.
Since its inception, The Food Shoppe has been the favored cajun restaurant amongst locals and tourists alike. This cozy, self-service restaurant boasts a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, which makes dinning here seem relaxed and enjoyable. Featured here are a variety of sandwiches, pizzas and grilled meat, rich in cajun essence. Make your way to the counter, choose from a host of delectable dishes and prepare to be blown away by the flavor as you dig into your meal.