Featuring a laid-back vibe and traditional Mexican fare, Twisted Taco Johns Creek aims to please its casual-dining guests.
Calling all gluten-free and low-fat diners! Twisted Taco Johns Creek has a multitude of dishes right up your alley that are freshly-prepared and taste amazing.
The drink list at this restaurant has everything you need to complete your meal (and your night out).
With its kid-friendly vibe, this restaurant is a great spot for families to chow down.
Making it through another workweek call for a drink at Twisted Taco Johns Creek.
Parties of any size can easily be seated at Twisted Taco Johns Creek.
Eat outdoors Twisted Taco Johns Creek (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating.
Don't go off the grid! With the free wifi at Twisted Taco Johns Creek, you can surf the web and get some work done.
Twisted Taco Johns Creek frequently features a DJ or live music.
Be sure to swing by Twisted Taco Johns Creek for frequent performances from live DJs.
Tap your foot to Twisted Taco Johns Creek's tunes — live performances are often showcased here.
It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation.
Take it nice and easy at Twisted Taco Johns Creek, where casual dress is the rule of the day.
Catering services are also available.
At this restaurant, you can work your arms a little. Pick up the food yourself and carry it out.
Free parking is available for patrons who dine at Twisted Taco Johns Creek.
If you prefer casual dining, head on over to Twisted Taco Johns Creek and enjoy some Mexican fare in a comfortable setting.
With all the spices and flavors you love, Twisted Taco Johns Creek is ready to be your Mexican restaurant of choice tonight!
Flaky crusts and rich decadence fill Atlanta Bread Company, and baked-goods fanatics are encouraged to check out this highly-acclaimed bakery in Norcross.
If you prefer to keep it light, Atlanta Bread Company has a number of low-fat and healthy options.
This bakery also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question.
The perfect place to take the kids, dining out at this bakery won't cost you a sitter.
Not to be overlooked is Atlanta Bread Company's no-charge wifi.
Eat outdoors Atlanta Bread Company (weather permitting) with their beautiful patio seating.
At Atlanta Bread Company, you can dine with your immediate family and your extended family due to the easy seating for large parties.
Atlanta Bread Company welcomes laid-back diners, so there's no pressure to throw on heels or a tie.
No delivery needed. In and out for carryout.
The bakery has catering services as well.
Our customers come for our delicious food. They stay in our free parking.
Cyclists are in luck. Atlanta Bread Company provides bike parking.
The dream is to eat an amazing meal for under $15, and at Atlanta Bread Company, they are making dreams come true.
When your sweet tooth kicks in, Atlanta Bread Company has a selection of baked goods to satisfy your cravings.
Remember to keep Atlanta Bread Company in mind when you need that last-minute sugar fix, and eat your way through a bakery of deliciousness.
Dress down for your next pizza party — California Pizza Kitchen serves a low-key slice.
Enjoy Italian at its best and choose from specialty pastas and pizzas just the way you like them.
Going gluten-free? Dig a low-fat diet? California Pizza Kitchen has you covered on both fronts.
You won't need to get a sitter before heading to this pizzeria — kids are more than welcome at this family-friendly establishment.
At California Pizza Kitchen, the prime seating is on the patio. Come check out what all the buzz is about.
Getting online is easy with California Pizza Kitchen's free and convenient wifi.
Between the music and the crowds, be prepared for a lot of noise at this pizzeria.
Getting your food to go is also an option.
Through their catering service, California Pizza Kitchen can also set out a delicious spread for your next party.
Guests can park for free in the adjoining lot.
California Pizza Kitchen provides ample space for bikers to store their bikes.
Fancy-schmancy price tags don t always bring the best results, and California Pizza Kitchen s super yummy, mid-range menu is taste-test approved.
So head on over to California Pizza Kitchen, where the pizzas are always hot and the ambiance is always cool.
Isn't it about time you stopped ordering just any old pizza place and went with California Pizza Kitchen?
Mambo Italiano is making the Italian food you crave with fresh flavors and rich textures.
Mambo Italiano is creating healthy meals that are enticing to anyone's taste buds.
Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more.
Bring the whole family to this restaurant, where kiddos are welcomed with open arms.
Sometimes it's annoying to plan events for big groups, and sometimes it's easy with great restaurants like Mambo Italiano helping you out.
The patio tables outside of Mambo Italiano are the perfect spot for a summer meal.
Mambo Italiano welcomes laid-back diners, so there's no pressure to throw on heels or a tie.
If you're strapped for time, take out food from this restaurant.
You can also serve food from Mambo Italiano at your next party — the restaurant offers catering.
Parking can often cost 25% of your own meal and tab. With us, it'll be 0% every time. We provide free parking to our patrons.
For a decently-priced meal that s not too fancy, Mambo Italiano hits the nail on the head.
Whether you're hungry first thing in the morning or prefer to eat a little later, Mambo Italiano is conveniently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Ready to try all the best flavors of Italy? Check out the authentic dishes at Mambo Italiano.
Fresh from the oven every time, the insanely-cheesy slices at Mellow Mushroom have Norcross visitors hooked on five-star reviews.
Whether rocking a gluten-free lifestyle or looking for something low-fat, this place will serve you just what you need.
Complement your meal with a beer or wine from this pizzeria's delightful drink menu.
Mellow Mushroom is a prime location to dine with a group.
Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this pizzeria, though, as it can get quite loud.
Diners who appreciate a no-frills environment come to Mellow Mushroom in jeans and a hoodie.
Ordering food? You can pick it up yourself!
It's time to gather up the party people. Serve them great food from Mellow Mushroom.
Drivers will embrace the parking lot located next door to Mellow Mushroom.
Store your bike at a nearby rack and enjoy a bite to eat at Mellow Mushroom.
Lost on where to eat for cheap? Look no further than Mellow Mushroom, a local hotspot with affordable prices.
Roni, sausage, and veggie are just a few of the delicious options at Mellow Mushroom. Taste the shining reviews for yourself when you head to Mellow Mushroom for a tasty pizza pie.
When you need a quick dinner option for the whole family, stop by Mellow Mushroom and enjoy a hot and fresh pizza.
Sit down with a simple sandwich or salad — Ted's Montana Grill caters to those craving an all-American meal.
Give your stomach a break and try some of Ted's Montana Grill's gluten-free or low-fat items.
This restaurant also provides alcohol, so diners don't have to worry about bringing their own bottle.
Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at this restaurant.
Ted's Montana Grill is a good restaurant to dine with a small or large group.
Enjoy the vibe here with a business casual dress code.
Just through the door at this restaurant, you can claim your food. No delivery required.
Free parking is always available just seconds away from Ted's Montana Grill.
At Ted's Montana Grill, bikers can lock their bikes safely outside.
Prices at Ted's Montana Grill typically stay below the $30 mark, so you can afford to bring along a friend or a date.
Whether you're hungry first thing in the morning or prefer to eat a little later, Ted's Montana Grill is conveniently open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
The next time you're craving a burger and fries, Ted's Montana Grill is the place for you.
When you're in need of a casual night out, head to Ted's Montana Grill and enjoy some great American classics.
Rooftop views, salsa lessons, and enough leftovers to feed the in-laws—whatever your idea of romance, you don’t have to look far to find it in Atlanta. But “romance” is perhaps too general of a term. Every relationship plays out in chapters, from the nervous first date to the big question. But before getting down on one knee and asking “What’s your name?”, take a look at this list of Atlanta restaurants for every stage of your relationship:
JCT. Kitchen & Bar
Great for: Meeting for the first time
Romantic perk: Rooftop bar
Located in the hip West Midtown neighborhood, JCT. Kitchen & Bar is equal parts classy and casual, with all-white decor that serves as the perfect setting for an elegant evening. The menu of upscale Southern cuisine provides plenty of topics for conversation, from homestyle deviled eggs to JCT.’s famous fried chicken. After the meal, head upstairs to the rooftop bar for a handcrafted cocktail. If things go well, you can even stay late to catch live music in the bar area.
One Midtown Kitchen
Great for: Taking things to the next level
Romantic perk: Skyline views
No backdrop is more romantic than the Atlanta skyline at night. One Midtown Kitchen is located in the warehouse district that borders Piedmont Park, and the restaurant offers diners a glimpse of the city from their table. If you can peel your eyes away from the view, you’ll see that the interior is just as romantic, thanks to the cozy booths, exposed brick walls, and modern floating candle arrangements throughout the restaurant. Working in a circular open kitchen, the chefs here use seasonal ingredients to craft American classics such as fried calamari, crispy brussels sprouts, and pork tenderloin.
Great for: Dinner and a sleepover
Romantic perk: The hotel’s just upstairs
Located in the Renaissance Hotel in the heart of Midtown, Briza is the perfect setting for a date night. Chef Janine Falvo, who competed on TV’s Top Chef, has created an excellent menu headlined by a short rib that slow-cooks for 48 hours. Vegetarians will fall hard for the roasted maitake mushrooms served over grits with a wild mushroom-thyme jus. Before heading upstairs for the night, impress your date by ordering a flight of wines selected to pair perfectly with whichever dish you decide on.
Great for: Couples who share everything
Romantic perk: Enough leftovers for breakfast the next morning
If you’re willing to wait in line, this might be your perfect date-night spot. Antico Pizza is known worldwide for its handcrafted Italian pizzas. Everything here is made from scratch, and the pizzas are large enough to serve a family of four (or one very hungry couple). Even better, it has a BYOB policy, so you can choose your own wine from the cupboard at home. To really make things hot, order the Diavola, a pie topped with pepperonata and a spicy sopressata.
Eclipse di Luna
Great for: Spicing up the relationship
Romantic perk: Salsa lessons on Thursday nights
Dance the night away on Thursdays at Eclipse di Luna, a Spanish tapas restaurant that offers free salsa lessons once a week. Either of the two locations (one in Buckhead, the other in Dunwoody) are perfect for a date night, as the eclectic food and interactive lessons invite stimulating conversation throughout the evening. The housemade sangria doesn’t hurt, of course.
Looking for more ways to spend a romantic night out? Check Groupon for things to do in Atlanta.
One of the most unique aspects of Atlanta is the big city/small town feel. We’re one of the largest and most metropolitan cities of the south, yet all throughout the city are close-knit neighborhoods and charming pockets of small town southern charm. One of those areas is Decatur, Georgia.
At just six miles east of downtown Atlanta, Decatur is quite close to the city center, yet undeniably possesses that lovely local appeal. While there is an endless list of noteworthy restaurants, shops and establishments, here are a few eateries that have a little extra something special.
1. Leon’s Full Service
If you tell someone you’re going to Decatur, they will immediately tell you that you must go to Leon’s. It has literally happened to me every single time I go. But with good reason. Leon’s Full Service has delicious food, a comfortable and clean atmosphere and top-notch cocktails to match. Whether you want to sit down for a quick lunch, or have more of a drawn out, in-the-moment experience in mind, Leon’s is the place for you.
2. No. 246
Right next door to Leon’s is No. 246. This tasty eatery is the epitome of modern charm. Its attractive, upscale design indoors is met with a simple, relaxed outdoor patio dining area in the back of the restaurant. The best part (besides the food, of course)? There’s a ping-pong table for guests to enjoy as they wait for their food, creating an entertaining, yet relaxed atmosphere. Check out No. 246 for brunch—you won’t regret it.
3. The Café at Cakes & Ale Bakery
Chances are you’ve heard of Cakes & Ale if you live in Atlanta. The restaurant is well known to most residents, but the owners also opened a bakery where they serve coffee, baked goods and light bites from breakfast to lunch hours. The pretty set up is enough to make you walk in, but guests stay for the perfectly customized coffee and fresh treats. Do yourself a favor and try the banana bread at The Café at Cakes & Ale.
4. Revolution Doughnuts
A doughnut craze has swept the nation, and I can’t say I’m upset about it. This doughnut (and cronut) obsession has brought tons of new businesses to fruition, including Revolution Doughnuts. What makes this place special is that all of their treats are made from scratch, in house, with organic and local ingredients. A farm to table concept doughnut has been created and it is available right here in Atlanta. What are you waiting for? Join the craze!
Photos by Johnny Cheng Photography.
Living in Atlanta, with year-round farmer’s markets and restaurants around the metro area highlighting the bountiful resources in the area, there’s no excuse not to eat healthy. Whether you’re fulfilling a New Year’s resolution or just making an effort to eat healthier, check out these restaurants to get a delicious meal that you can feel great about.
Chicken is a great way to get some extra protein in a healthy diet, and the city’s Bantam + Biddy restaurants in Midtown and Ansley Park go the extra mile by serving all-natural, pastured poultry products in their meals. Diners have a choice of house made sauces to pair with their rotisserie chicken, in addition to a constantly rotating selection of sides to complete the experience. The spicy red piri piri sauce is a personal favorite. Don’t miss the chopped pastured chicken liver and their selection of salads. Yes, even their salad dressings are made in-house. An Alpharetta location of Bantam + Biddy will join the pair of intown locations in the fall.
Atlantans may have become aware of chef Todd Ginsberg when his burgers hit the scene at Westside restaurant Bocado, but it’s the Jewish inspired fare at The General Muir near Emory that’s attracting rave reviews from national publications. Save the sinful poutine with chopped pastrami for a cheat day and dive into the vegetarian reuben, a sandwich made with coriander rubbed smoked beets, sauerkraut, Russian dressing and gruyere. Hungry eaters in search of the all-important Omega 3 properties of salmon can’t go wrong with a salmon platter at breakfast, choose from salt cured nova or lox. Dinner options change often and if a seafood special is on the menu, be prepared for a treat.
A brewpub isn’t typically on the list of go-to restaurants for healthy eats, but Wrecking Bar in Little 5 Points is anything but typical. Chef Terry Koval, known for restaurant gigs around town, most recently made a name for himself with meat-centric fare at Farm Burger in Decatur. Koval has embraced vegan and vegetarian fare that pair well with the brewery’s beers. A variety of flavorful dishes featuring tofu, seitan and produce direct from area farms are spotlighted every Tuesday at the brewpub’s vegetarian nights.
When it comes to eating late at night, healthy options dwindle considerably. Atlantans have come to appreciate the healthy cuisine available at R. Thomas Deluxe Grill in Buckhead for decades and count on them for having the same hours as the ubiquitous Waffle Houses, open 24 hours a day. Breakfast is served at any time of the day and night with organic eggs. My personal favorite is Thai Express bowl made from quinoa and a variety of vegetables with their signature spicy peanut sauce and chicken. A vegetarian option is available as well. Southwestern dishes, salads, pasta and dessert round out an wide-ranging menu.