Atlanta

Food Guide

This is a list of some of my favorite restaurants in Atlanta that I recommend to visitors. Atlanta metro and the surrounding Atlanta area “outside the perimeter” (OTP Atlanta) has so many great locally owned restaurants and this should be a starting point to your food exploration of this area!

• Mary Mac’s Tea Room – southern soul food

• Banshee – chef driven, seasonal & local

• Staplehouse – tasting menu

• Lazy Betty – tasting menu

• Empire State South – new southern 

• The General Muir – modern delicatessen

• Bar Margot – new southern/chef driven at Four Seasons Atlanta

• Holeman & Finch – Burger, charcuterie, gastropub dishes (reopening soon)

• Masterpiece – Szechuan (James Beard nominated chef)

• 9292 Korean BBQ

• Omakase Table at Silom – tasting menu

• Kimballhouse – oyster & cocktail

• Heirloom BBQ – traditional bbq with Korean flare

• Okiboru Tsukemen & Ramen

• El Rey Del Taco – Mexican tacos

• St Cecilia – costal Italian

• Bon Ton – Cajun/Vietnamese

• Fred’s Meat & Bread

• Sotto Sotto – Italian

• Antico Pizza – Neapolitan pizza

• Varuni Napoli – Neapolitan pizza

• A Mano – Italian and house made pasta

• White Bull – Italian

• Grana – Italian and pizzas

• Ria’s Bluebird – breakfast

• Home grown GA – breakfast

• Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q — featured on Burger Beast blog

• Ann’s Snack Bar – The Ghetto Burger

• Nina & Rafi – Detroit style pizza

• Brush Izakaya Sushi 

• Estrellita – Filipino restaurant

• Royal China – dim sum

• Oriental Pearl – dim sum

• D92 KBBQ

• Gu’s Kitchen – Szechuan cuisine

• Han Il Kwan – traditional Korean

• SoKongDong Tofu House

• Bangkok Bold (cloud kitchen takeout & delivery only)

• Thank U Chicken – Korean fried chicken

• Canton Cooks Restaurant – Chinese

• Bobo Garden – Chinese

• Snackboxe Bistro (Laos)

• Miss Gogi KBBQ

• Ming’s BBQ

• LanZhou Ramen – Hand pulled noodles + Taiwanese beef noodles soup

• Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl House – Stone Bowl Bibimbap 

• So Kong Dong – Korean soups + kbbq combos

• Iron Age – All you can eat KBBQ

• Ponce City Market – food hall

• Krog St Market – food hall

Pop-ups and Pre-Order Meals:

• Kamayan ATL – Filipino food for pre-order food for weekend pickup

• Adobo ATL – Filipino food pop-up

• Bite of Korea – Korean street food pop-up



* This page will constantly be updated for new favorites, restaurant openings and closures.