Best Restaurants of the City

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The South has some of the most exquisite cuisine. Here's a few of our current favorites, from high end seafood to sushi pizza in a food hall. We've got your list of oldies and newbies including our best allergen friendly restaurant. Follow our Instagram page for everything Atlanta, including best restaurants, in the A!


Open Table just released it's 50 Best Restaurants of the South and South City Kitchen made the list! If you are looking for a contemporary southern fare, this is the place. Order their fried green tomatoes and fried chicken or and you can't go wrong. They have three locations. The Midtown location is a favorite: 1144 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309. to your blog post.


Canoe sits overlooking the Chattahoochee River for unparalleled ambiance. Savory chef-inspired menus and a beautiful view makes for the perfect evening. Enjoy an outside bar or have a cocktail and lounge on adirondack chairs and enjoy the river. *Nation’s Restaurant News 2005 Fine Dining Hall of Fame


One word: STEAK! If you are looking for the best steak in Atlanta, there are a lot of contenders, but this is the place. An old school vibe with the best cocktails and wine to compliment any dinner.


This Buckhead restaurant has continually hit top restaurant lists for years. It's intimate fine dining that's perfect for a date or business meeting. Chef Gerry Klaskala serves up delectable dishes in this dinner-only establishment. Shhh... ask about the have a secret wine cellar table!


(yes, we like the oysters too)

Recognized as the best steakhouse in Georgia! Kevin Rathburn has four restaurants in Atlanta. Rathburn's is his take on American Style Cuisine with dry aged steaks, succulent oysters, and lobster tails.

The Varsity

The Varsity is the greasy spoon of Atlanta. Visiting is more about the experience. Former presidents and celebrities have visited the establishment. The downtown Varsity is the largest drive-in restaurant in the United States. Their phrase, "What'll Ya Have" is how you are greeted to order.

Tip: Cash only in the drive-in area. Indoor accepts credit cards.

61 N. Ave. NW

Atlanta, GA 30308


If you are looking for a vegetarian restaurant that has gluten free/nut free/soy free options, then look no further than Cafe Sunflower. Their motto, "you deserve more than salads and sides." We agree. If some of your party isn't vegetarian, no worries, they'll be blown away by this establishment. Start with supreme nachos and you can't go wrong!

2140 Peachtree Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30309


Looking for something so nutritious and delicious at the same time? Poke Bowl's acai bowls couldn't be any more delectable. If you are heading to the Braves game it's not too far to stop by and load up on some of this goodness before the hotdogs!

3621 Vinings Slope SE #1110, Atlanta, GA 30339


Looking for a place that you can eat super healthy or be as bad as you want to? Sometimes, we need both to satisfy all of the people in our party. Taverna offers charcuterie, salads, pizzas and more. Saturday's and Sunday's they have $2 Mimosa's during brunch hours. During the week they have 1/2 off bottles of wine and other happy hour specials on days of the week. See website for info.

The Shops Buckhead Atlanta 280 Buckhead Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30305


We'll let you watch the video to see for yourself! Sushi bagels and pizza is featured at this food hall restaurant. Fun and delicious!

479 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316