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11 Fancy Atlanta Restaurants That Are Worth the Splurge

We love a great, cheap eat just as much as anyone but there are also Atlanta restaurants that are absolutely worth the splurge. You might have to open up your wallet a little wider for these meals, but these Atlanta restaurants are totally worth it for your next special occasion or if you’re just feeling fancy!

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Colony Square Has Kicked It Up A Notch With These New Restaurants

Midtown has been peculiar in that it is one of the most expensive and desirable places to live in ATL, but it’s had a dearth of quality dining options compared to other Atlanta neighborhoods. But recently refreshed mixed-use development space Colony Square has a litany of new and enticing dining additions that have helped to more firmly etch Midtown as a dining destination. Take a look at our list of options to dine when you’re visiting Colony Square or hanging out in Midtown.

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The Buckhead Neighborhood Restaurant Dining Guide

The Buckhead neighborhood has long held the title as the dining destination in Atlanta, even before there was the explosion of great cuisine that resulted in what we see today in a fantastic restaurant on every corner. Taste test for yourself if they still deserve the crown with our guide to some of the classic and new, can’t miss, bucket list eats in Buckhead. 

Best Diners in Atlanta

Diners are a time portal. Many restaurants strive to be modern or pivot hard to feel retro, but diners are effortlessly the real deal. Several of Atlanta’s oldest restaurants are diners and they’re defined by the mantra “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Or even it it is broken, why bother fixing it? This laissez faire approach has a charm that not many other types of restaurants can pull off. 

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Whole-30 Friendly Restaurants in Atlanta

Eating out in ATL while also trying to be healthy is a minefield of fried chicken, BBQ, and biscuits. And eating out while trying to adhere to a Whole 30 diet will too often leave you choosing between grilled chicken and veggies and grilled chicken and veggies. If you decide to take on the restaurant scene in Atlanta, here are a few restaurants that will leave you feeling satisfied.

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16 Holiday Bars & Christmas Pop-ups That Are Sleighing It

It seems like every year there’s more and more Christmas pop-ups around town decked out in tinsel, Christmas lights, and holiday baubles and we’re totally here for it. Here’s a round-up of the best spots where YULE have the most wonderful time of the year!

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The Best New Year’s Day Brunch Options Around Atlanta

We’ve all been there. The New Year’s Day hangovers can be EPIC. Unless you are rich and can afford a nurse to come to your house with an IV bag of fluids, the best cure to any hangover is a great, greasy brunch. This New Year’s Day, there’s plenty of options around Atlanta when it comes to a great cure for the night before. Check out our guide to New Year’s Brunch in Atlanta for 2023.

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Atlanta Restaurants Open On Christmas Day

Everyone looks forward to the feasting, fun, and family gathering of the holidays all year long, but one thing we could do without is the mass of dirty hand-wash only dishes afterwards! Even a paper plate substitution does not discourage the post food-frenzy mess. Don’t worry about ANY of these inconveniences this year; make a reservation for Christmas Day dinner and enjoy some quality time this holiday season AWAY from the kitchen. Get a table before the rest of the city beats you to it! (Reservations required!)

The Best Meals We Ate All Year – 2022

At Atlanta Eats, we get to enjoy plenty of fabulous meals, but only a few stood out above the rest! Here were the very, absolute BEST meals we had all year. Keep reading to see if your favorite spot made the cut! 

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What is Atlanta’s Perfect Burger Order?

Nothing beats a burger. We asked a few basic burger questions to our followers and got hundreds of responses. We’re diving into all the responses to see what the average hungry ATLien has to say about burgers, fries, and more. Here’s what we learned…

Where To Get Delicious Hot Pot in Atlanta

Simmering, sensational hot pot is a fantastic way to warm yourself up in the cold winter weather (or enjoy any other time of the year)!  Perfect for group dining, hot pot is a cooking technique and cuisine that originated in China. For those unfamiliar with this cuisine, a flame in the middle of a dining table keeps pot of flavorful broth simmering, and you’ll add delicious meat and vegetables to the broth and cook them to your liking. It’s an interactive way to enjoy your meal amongst friends. 

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The Ultimate Decatur Dining Guide

Decatur is a city of contrasts. It has a small-town feel but is full of big city restaurants. It’s a quiet and unassuming community yet attracts some of the most prominent names in the food scene. Whether you’re craving a perfectly-poured pint of beer on tap or authentic French fare, you don’t need to look far in Decatur to find something that will hit the spot. 

Where To Get Thanksgiving To-Go in Atlanta

Whoever thinks Thanksgiving is relaxing has clearly never been in charge of cooking the meal. The food might flat out suck. Your turkey might be dry. Your stuffing could be soggy. And maybe that casserole you saw on TikTok didn’t quite translate to your kitchen. Here are some of the restaurants all over the Atlanta area helping to make your Thanksgiving stress-free.

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Atlanta’s Best Tofu Dishes

You don’t need to be vegetarian to love tofu. Frankly, what’s NOT to like? Here are some of the most creative and tasty ways that Atlanta restaurants have leveled up what used to be a mere meat alternative into the star of the show.

Atlanta Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Day

Don’t worry about anything this year; make a reservation for Thanksgiving brunch, lunch or dinner! These Atlanta restaurants are giving you the 5 star experience without any of the mess or stress. Get a table before the rest of the city beats you to it!

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