Food & Drink in Atlanta

51% Off Drinks

The Hookah Hideaway

Atlanta

$35 $17

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

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Flip Flops

Midtown

$42 $23

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Tiki bar offers pizza slices and nine variates of daiquiris to enjoy while listening and dancing to live DJ tunes

$7.50 for Malaysian Cuisine at Malaya Restaurant

Malaya Restaurant

West Midtown

$15 $7.50

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Menu features more than 100 Malaysian dishes, including fish with black beans and sweet-and-sour chicken

51% Off a Dinner with Wine Pairings at Vino Venue

Vino Venue

Dunwoody

$100 $49

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Sip carefully selected wines alongside three courses of gourmet French, Spanish, or vegetarian fare at a wine bar lauded by Gayot

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Boneheads

Atlanta

$20 $12

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Fresh local ingredients mix with seafood entrees and chicken smothered in piri-piri pepper sauce

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Opera Atlanta Nightclub

Midtown

$70 $19

Deemed best local dance club by Citysearch, the nightclub offers admission and drinks for one or a VIP group

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Blu Sky Restaurant and Lounge

Comfort Suites-Atlanta Airport

$89.92 $45

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Heaping servings of freshly grilled steaks and sauteed seafood satiate diners seated on rooftop patio surrounded by Atlanta skyline

50% Off Italian Ice from Giovanni's Italian Ice

Giovanni's Italian Ice

Central Park

$5 $2.50

Giovanni's Italian Ice stations its mobile cafe in convenient outdoor locations, giving customers respite from the heat with Italian ice

Up to 47% Off at Chef Rob's Caribbean Cafe & Upscale Lounge

Chef Rob's Caribbean Café & Upscale Lounge

Sandy Springs

$40 $25

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Caribbean selections include braised beef oxtails and curry goat; international choices include North Atlantic salmon

45% Off Asian Cuisine at Grand China Restaurant

Grand China Restaurant

Garden Hills

$60 $33

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Restaurant serves variety of Asian cuisine, from Chinese meals to Japanese and Thai dishes

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J.R. Crickets Lounge

Cascade Heights

$20 $9

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Chicken tenders, battered fish 'n' chips, and wings in 7 flavors including mild, medium, & hot buffalo, barbecue, lemon pepper, & teriyaki

Up to 41% Mediterranean Food at Couscous

Couscous

Atlanta

$49 $28.99

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Modern takes on Mediterranean specialties such as braised lamb sandwiches, Tunisian seafood pasta, and couscous with local vegetables

$10 for Nepali and Indian Cuisine at Himalayan Spice

Himalayan Spice

Atlanta-Decatur

$20 $10

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Steamed momo dumplings, noodles, and other specialties of the Himalayas at a spot named one of 2013's best new restaurants by Atlanta

46% Off Gastropub Food Near Piedmont Park at G's Midtown

G's Midtown

Piedmont Park

$24 $12.99

New neighborhood eatery features fish tacos, jalapeno mac and cheese fritters, braised short rib sandwich, and blackened mahi-mahi

44% Off Frozen Yogurt

Yogurt Mountain

Atlanta

$18 $10

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Up to 54% Off Burgers, Hot Dogs, or Sandwiches at US Cafe

US Cafe

Lindbergh - Morosgo

$13.50 $6.75

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Classic American burgers and hot dogs or sandwiches such as the philly cheesesteak, cajun chicken, and grilled cheese

40% Off a Five-Course Wine Dinner at The Warren City Club

The Warren City Club

Atlanta

$100 $60

Executive chef's creations, such as pecan-crusted sea bass and raspberry duck confit find an elegant home in turn-of-the-century building

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J.R. Crickets

Atlanta

$22.28 $11

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Chargrilled beef burgers, fried tilapia or chicken sandwiches, and philly cheesesteaks

Boneheads – Up to 50% Off Seafood and Chicken

Boneheads

Perimeter Center

$20 $12

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Fresh local ingredients mix with seafood entrees and chicken smothered in piri-piri pepper sauce

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Steve Masri is a busy man. If you followed him around for a day, you might find the chef and owner of Olive Bistro hand picking fresh salad greens and high-quality olive oil, lamb, and imported tahini to incorporate into his Old-World family recipes. Masri—who, according to a 2010 review by Meridith Ford Goldman of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was born in Sardinia and raised in Israel—works hard to honor his heritage with dishes such as from-scratch hummus and fragrant rosemary chicken. But he also adds his own signature twists, including the daily ravioli special and a tomato-basil sauce that replaces traditional marinara in his moussaka and lasagna.

And Masri's dedication has paid off. His pair of intimate bistros were on CBS Atlanta's 2012 list of the Best Mediterranean Cuisine in Atlanta, and Cliff Bostock of Creative Loafing Atlanta was one of several reviewers to recommend the falafel, saying that it has "no equal in the city." The Midtown location earned three Best of Citysearch awards in 2008 for its salads, sandwiches, and small plates. The bistros' outdoor patios make ideal spots to chat with friends over shared meze and a bottle of wine, or construct a replica of the Parthenon out of sliced eggplant.

705 Town Blvd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Painted with numbers and flanked by windows with blue shutters, the doors that line the interior of Mykonos Taverna resemble a charming view that one might stumble upon while visiting the restaurant’s eponymous Greek island. Owner and chef Christos Poulias wanted to give his guests an authentic experience, so he designed the interior of his restaurant to resemble an actual street in Mykonos. The effort to re-create the atmosphere of the island was so earnest that most of the decorations were packed up and, with Poseidon’s consent, shipped over from Mykonos itself.

The decor is not the only thing imported from Greece; a trunk of ancient family recipes made its way into Mykonos Taverna’s kitchen, and the chefs promptly revamped each dish to suit the restaurant’s modern, upscale feel. Among these are chicken souvlaki, gyros, spanakopita, and a recipe for lamb shanks directly from Athens. On Friday and Saturday nights, professional belly dancers complete the experience as they swivel their torsos, pop their hips left and right, and flash their legs through skirts made of warm pita.

2901 Clairmont Rd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Robert Gayle, the executive chef at and owner of Chef Rob's Caribbean Cafe & Upscale Lounge, combines his Caribbean background with a Culinary Institute of America education, gathering flavors from around the world to refine a menu of island comfort fare. After spending his childhood in Jamaica and the West Indies, Chef Rob relocated to the United States and began to develop his culinary lobe at age 13 by working as a steward in Brooklyn. His skills and prestige steadily increased over time, allowing him to eventually open P. Diddy's Atlanta venture, Justin's Restaurant, in 1997 and prepare meals for such celebrities as Jennifer Lopez and Akon. Chef Rob's mental rolodex includes recipes for curried goat, dry-rubbed spare ribs, and his signature spicy jerk seasoning, which he massages into mesquite-grilled chicken. For lighter nighttime fare, diners can convene in the newly opened Chef Rob's Upscale Lounge for hookah, top-shelf cocktails, satisfying tapas, and signature wines. The contemporary furniture completes the swanky atmosphere.

5920 Roswell Road
Atlanta,
GA
US

Long after dinner hours, guests at Taverna Plaka may feel as though they've stumbled into a Greek wedding party. Ouzo and wine flow as belly dancers swivel to Mediterranean techno spun by a DJ on the outdoor patio. Meanwhile, staffers lead revelers in throwing napkins, breaking plates, and cheering Greek chants. These festivities align with the restaurant's name, which pays homage to the ancient Plaka neighborhood in Athens, which, according to mythology, was the earthly place where gods once drank, danced, and exchanged balloon animals with mortals.

Proprietor Stelios Kyriacou's menus are equally authentic, anchored in old family recipes. Tzatziki, hummus, and eggplant spreads complement orders of horiatiki salad, lamb kabobs, and grilled salmon with lemon potatoes and spinach, as do specialty beverages such as the Greek Crush—a blend of Level vodka, blue curacao, and pineapple juice. Servers ferry flavors across stone-tiled floors between exposed brick walls and a bar backed by rows of Mediterranean spirits and neoclassical columns.

2196 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

Even though they had found success in Midtown with Gilbert's Cafe & Bar, the Yeremyan brothers are not one to get set in their ways. At the end of 2013 they relaunched their formerly Mediterranean spot as G's Midtown, a gastropub devoted to new American cuisine. The menu is comfort food with a gourmet twist—there's pork ribs glazed in plum-bourbon sauce, crostini with forest mushrooms and herb butter, and mac and cheese served next to sirloin steak. Inventive uses of ingredients is also apparent on the drink list, which includes cocktails such as a spiced pear cosmo, milkshakes, and a superfruit peach tea. Flat-screen TVs reflect off corrugated-steel walls, and vintage tin signs hang upon exposed brick. On one side of the dining room, a garage door opens up to the street, which is great for letting breezes in but a little confusing to the cars driving by.

219 10th St NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

La Fourchette has earned plaudits as one of the most romantic restaurants in the city by Gayot, and the eatery received a nod from critic John Kessler for elegant profiteroles. Its intimate interior is home to a menu melded from traditional French, Italian, and Spanish cuisines. Behind the scenes, French-trained chef Jeffrey Wall helms the kitchen to produce plates of foie gras, fig-balsamic hangar steak with frites, and tender, briny steamed mussels. He also oversees the preparation of dynamic Sunday brunches from a rotating weekly menu. This culinary syllabus presents sweets and savories such as brioche french toast and duck confit joined by soft scrambled eggs. A wine list, thoughtfully curated by sommelier Perrine Prieur, features sip-worthy complements to meals and spill-worthy complements to boring white shirts in need of a festive blot or a corporate logo.

3133 Piedmont Rd NE
Atlanta,
GA
US

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