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What to Eat in Atlanta

Atlanta may be quickly climbing the country's culinary ranks, but that doesn't mean it's left its traditional Southern roots behind. The Big Peach is known for hearty comfort foods like fried okra, fried chicken and sweet tea, but a growing immigrant population is broadening the playing field. For everything from Korean to Peruvian, head to Buckhead, where most of Atlanta's top dining spots are located. Also save time for one of Atlanta's up-and-coming foodie neighborhoods: West Midtown.

If you're looking for a more upscale meal, travelers recommend steakhouses like Bones, The Capital Grille and Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse and contemporary American establishments, such as Canoe and The Optimist. But if want to grab a more casual (and affordable) bite to eat, Fat Matt's Rib Shack, the Atlanta Breakfast Club and Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q are favorites, as are ethnic options like Aviva by Kameel and Desta Ethiopian Kitchen. Meanwhile, visitors suggest quenching your thirst at the Prohibition-style speak-easy Red Phone Booth. For more guidance in navigating the local dining scene, sign up for one of the best Atlanta tours.

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  • #1
    Aviva by Kameel
    #1 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 791 reviewsTripadvisor (791)
    $ | Lebanese, Mediterranean, Healthy, Middle Eastern
    225 Peachtree St NE Inside the Mall of Peachtree Center, Atlanta, GA 30303-1701
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  • #2
    Babette's Cafe
    #2 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 402 reviewsTripadvisor (402)
    $ - $$ | Italian, French
    573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
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  • #3
    Slutty Vegan ATL
    #3 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 134 reviewsTripadvisor (134)
    $ - $$ | American
    1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310-1227
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  • #4
    Eight Sushi Lounge
    #4 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 180 reviewsTripadvisor (180)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
    930 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30318-5627
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  • #5
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
    #5 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 174 reviewsTripadvisor (174)
    $ |
    1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5626
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  • #6
    Bone's Restaurant
    #6 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1991 reviewsTripadvisor (1991)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    3130 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2508
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  • #7
    Herban Fix - Vegan Kitchen
    #7 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 230 reviewsTripadvisor (230)
    $ - $$ | Asian, Fusion
    565 Peachtree St NE Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30308-2213
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  • #8
    The Capital Grille
    #8 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 785 reviewsTripadvisor (785)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    255 E Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2233
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  • Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 375 reviewsTripadvisor (375)
    Steakhouse, Brazilian
    3365 Piedmont Rd NE Ste 1350, Atlanta, GA 30305
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  • #9
    Nikolai's Roof
    #9 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 565 reviewsTripadvisor (565)
    $$ | Contemporary
    255 Courtland Street NE Fl 30th, Atlanta, GA 30303
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  • #10
    Canoe
    #10 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2177 reviewsTripadvisor (2177)
    $$ | American
    4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339-5750
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  • #11
    Desta Ethiopian Kitchen
    #11 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 531 reviewsTripadvisor (531)
    $ - $$ | African, Ethiopian
    3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
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  • #12
    Red Phone Booth
    #12 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 240 reviewsTripadvisor (240)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American
    17 Andrew Young International Blvd NE Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30303-1951
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  • #13
    La Grotta Ristorante Italiano
    #13 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 393 reviewsTripadvisor (393)
    $$ | Italian
    2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667
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  • #14
    Buttermilk Kitchen
    #14 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 316 reviewsTripadvisor (316)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    4225 Roswell Road North East, Atlanta, GA 30342-3716
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  • #15
    Nan Thai Fine Dining
    #15 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 471 reviewsTripadvisor (471)
    $$ | Asian, Thai
    1350 Spring St NW Ste 1, Atlanta, GA 30309-2864
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  • #16
    Fox Bros. BBQ
    #16 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1547 reviewsTripadvisor (1547)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Barbecue
    1238 Dekalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2026
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  • #17
    Poor Calvin's
    #17 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 667 reviewsTripadvisor (667)
    $ - $$ | Asian, Thai
    510 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3411
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  • #18
    The Porter Beer Bar
    #18 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 257 reviewsTripadvisor (257)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Pub
    1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1939
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  • #19
    No Mas! Cantina
    #19 of 4,012 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 589 reviewsTripadvisor (589)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Latin
    180 Walker St SW Ste B, Atlanta, GA 30313-1329
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