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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 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 790 reviewsTripadvisor (790)
    $ | 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 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 395 reviewsTripadvisor (395)
    $ - $$ | Italian, French
    573 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
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  • #3
    Slutty Vegan ATL
    #3 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 132 reviewsTripadvisor (132)
    $ - $$ | American
    1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310-1227
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  • #4
    Eight Sushi Lounge
    #4 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 176 reviewsTripadvisor (176)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
    930 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30318-5627
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  • #5
    Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
    #5 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 173 reviewsTripadvisor (173)
    $ |
    1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5626
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  • #6
    Bone's Restaurant
    #6 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1984 reviewsTripadvisor (1984)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    3130 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2508
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  • #7
    Herban Fix - Vegan Kitchen
    #7 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 228 reviewsTripadvisor (228)
    $ - $$ | Asian, Fusion
    565 Peachtree St NE Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30308-2213
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  • #8
    The Capital Grille
    #8 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 780 reviewsTripadvisor (780)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    255 E Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2233
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  • #9
    La Grotta Ristorante Italiano
    #9 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 390 reviewsTripadvisor (390)
    $$ | Italian
    2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667
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  • #10
    Nikolai's Roof
    #10 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 565 reviewsTripadvisor (565)
    $$ | Contemporary
    255 Courtland Street NE Fl 30th, Atlanta, GA 30303
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  • #11
    Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
    #11 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 374 reviewsTripadvisor (374)
    $$ | Steakhouse, Brazilian
    3365 Piedmont Rd NE Ste 1350, Atlanta, GA 30305-1708
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  • #12
    Canoe
    #12 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2171 reviewsTripadvisor (2171)
    $$ | American
    4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339-5750
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  • #13
    Desta Ethiopian Kitchen
    #13 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 529 reviewsTripadvisor (529)
    $ - $$ | African, Ethiopian
    3086 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
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  • #14
    Red Phone Booth
    #14 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 240 reviewsTripadvisor (240)
    $ - $$ | Bar, American
    17 Andrew Young International Blvd NE Suite 100, Atlanta, GA 30303-1951
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  • #15
    Fox Bros. BBQ
    #15 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1546 reviewsTripadvisor (1546)
    $ - $$ | American, Bar, Barbecue
    1238 Dekalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2026
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  • #16
    Buttermilk Kitchen
    #16 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 314 reviewsTripadvisor (314)
    $ - $$ | American, Cafe
    4225 Roswell Road North East, Atlanta, GA 30342-3716
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  • #17
    Nan Thai Fine Dining
    #17 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 467 reviewsTripadvisor (467)
    $$ | Asian, Thai
    1350 Spring St NW Ste 1, Atlanta, GA 30309-2864
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  • #18
    Thumbs Up Diner
    #18 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 386 reviewsTripadvisor (386)
    $ | American, Cafe, Diner
    573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
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  • #19
    Poor Calvin's
    #19 of 4,047 Places to Eat in Atlanta
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 664 reviewsTripadvisor (664)
    $ - $$ | Asian, Thai
    510 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3411
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  • #20
    The Porter Beer Bar
    #20 of 4,047 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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