One of the oldest neighborhoods in town, Grant Park drips with history. It also drips with amazing food. From Mexican food to great rooftop patios, pizza to award winning pancakes; this neighborhood has it all. So where do you go when you’re in the area? We’ve got you covered. Check out this article for the best Grant Park eats!
580 Woodward Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Looking for a spot in town serving up authentic Filipino food with a great atmosphere to match? The search is over! Put Estrellita on your list of restaurants to check out. We love this spot for many reasons, but just a few include how tasty the food is, the great service, and how cozy it feels inside. Note that it is a small restaurant so you may be waiting on a table, but trust us it’ll be worth it.
Firepit Pizza Tavern
519 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Something that never gets old? Happy hour. And Firepit has one of the best! Every Monday-Thursday from 4-6 PM stop in for some $5 cheese pizza and drinks after work. If you can’t make it to happy hour, that’s okay because you’ll still leave here happy. Their pizza absolutely hits the spot like the Honey and the Caprese. Other options include sandwiches, soups, salads and their appetizers are delicious as well. Honestly, you can’t go wrong no matter what you’re getting here.
753 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
Open everyday till 4 PM, Howdy is everything you’ll want and need from a coffee shop. If you need a pick me up before heading to the zoo or a bite to eat after walking around the Grant Park Farmers Market, pop into Howdy. Around here they say “the early bird gets the biscuit” and it’s true! You’ll want to get there early before they start running out of certain menu items because they are whipping stuff up fresh each morning. From delicious breakfast sandwiches, baked goods and coffee to wraps and melts for lunch, they’ve got something you’re sure to enjoy.
571 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Mi Barrio is Grant Park’s honorary neighborhood Mexican joint. For all things tasty margs, a good atmosphere and authentic Mexican food in ATL, this is the spot. When you see the small red building across from the cemetery, you’ll know you’re minutes away from a delicious meal. The chips and salsa always hit the spot before your food comes out. Whether you’re going tacos or tortas, you’re gonna enjoy your time at this cozy Grant Park spot.
Nick’s Food To Go
240 M.L.K. Jr Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
For some of the best Greek food at an affordable price, the only answer is Nick’s. Located on the corner of MLK Jr. Drive, this no frills spot has a fairly small menu but everything hits the spot. You can get a lamb gyro and fries for just $13! Or go for just the gyro for eight bucks. Other options here include their plates, sandwiches, salads and delicious classic sides like spanakopita and hummus. Everything is made to order so hang tight and get ready for a wonderful, hot meal.
519 Memorial Dr SE C-01, Atlanta, GA 30312
Perc recently opened a Grant Park location! From 7 AM till 6 PM everyday head over for their fantastic coffee you know and love, as well as tasty bites from the lox toast to the breakfast crunchwrap. They’ve got plenty of indoor and outdoor seating so pull up a seat and enjoy a cup of coffee this week.
Republic Social House
437 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
On Memorial Drive, across from Oakland Cemetery, you’ll find Republic Social House. Head straight to the rooftop bar for an afternoon in the sun. Start with brunch with mimosas and stick around for a great time with friends. In a few hours, you guys can break out the giant Jenga.
421 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Not much beats sitting on the patio on a Saturday morning at Ria’s enjoying some of the best pancakes in the city. We can’t get enough of this cozy brunch spot. The menu is affordable, the service is good and the food has yet to disappoint. If you’re more of a breakfast person, pancakes, the Bluebird burrito or the shrimp and grits are typically what we’re gonna pick. Lunch? We’re going to have to go quesadilla or the chicken salad sandwich.
Six Feet Under
437 Memorial Dr SE Suite #1A, Atlanta, GA 30312
This is another one of those great, lowkey neighborhood spots serving up some real tasty seafood. Head on over and hang out on the rooftop at Six Feet Under on a beautiful afternoon. Start off with something from the raw bar or even some gator bites or crab cakes. Choose from plentiful seafood baskets and platters, the steamed shellfish menu, sandwiches and more. A tasty cocktail and seafood in this atmosphere? We’ll say yes to that all day.