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13 Restaurants for the Ultimate Cheat Meal in Atlanta

We know eating healthy is hard but when you get a cheat day, it’s time to treat YO SELF! Here are 13 restaurants where you can indulge in the ultimate cheat meal! Try not to make your cheat day turn into a cheat weekend…. Or do!!

Hsu's Atlanta - Lo Mein | Photo: Yelp

The Ultimate Guide to Chinese Food in Atlanta

Atlanta is so much more than fried chicken and fried green tomatoes (though we have got some GREAT places for those as well). It also features global cuisine from all over the world, including the varied flavors from all the different regions of China. Whether you want Szechuan spice, xiao long bao, dim sum, or orange chicken, there’s no shortage of places to visit in Atlanta for your next Chinese food fix!  

Biriyani from Deshi Street.

7 Buford Highway Restaurants for Late Night Dining

We all love our Waffle House in Atlanta, but sometimes you need to diversify your late night choices. Luckily, Buford Highway has tons of late night options for those who aren’t working your typical 9 to 5 or are maybe looking for that ever important fourth meal of the day.

The Local 7

Known as the Town Hall of Tucker, The Local 7 gives diners a small town feel, even though it’s just ten minutes outside of Atlanta.

Yeero Village

For unexpectedly authentic Greek flavors, look no further than Yeero Village in Roswell. The tzatziki sauce is unmatched, the lamb is tender and flavorful, and the saganaki is served flaming hot! On a time crunch? Grab a delicious gyro from their drive-through. This spot is perfect for a bang-for-your-buck meal with your friends and family, or just a quick grab and go!

Brisket, pulled pork and sausage from Jim 'N Nick's BBQ

Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ

For southern barbecue that’s really good AND really authentic, look no further than Jim ’N Nick’s. Since 1985, this BBQ joint has been serving up fresh, made to order southern classics for everyone in Atlanta (and their mothers).

Island salmon from Agency Socialthèque.

Agency Socialthèque

In Buckhead, we all know a Happy Hour can extend its way into dinner, and Agency Socialtheque at Phipps Plaza was created exactly with that scenario in mind. Owner Ryan Glover and chef Robbie Burton have created a mouthwatering menu with comfort food classics up and down the list.

A salad and wine pairing from Vino Venue.

Vino Venue

Vino Venue is all about the perfect pair – wine and food. The unique wine selection at Vino Venue is extensive and always changing.

Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall

Located on the heart of the Beltline at mile marker 9.25, Ladybird Grove and Mess Hall is the place to go for campfire cuisine and a fun, outdoorsy time.

Bagels from BB's Bagels

BB’s Bagels

Everyone knows the best bagels come from New York, but when you have a craving for that Everything with a shmear, where in metro Atlanta can you go? The Bronx, of course! Family-owned Bronx Bagels, or BB’s Bagels, is considered by many to be Atlanta’s best.

The Chairman's Reserve rum barrel from SOS Tiki Bar.

5 Great Places to Get a Shot in Atlanta

Every adult in Atlanta is eligible to get a COVID vaccine now, so after you get a shot (and you’ve waited the two weeks to head out) we decided to create a list of places where you can celebrate with a shot. Whether you’re looking for an incredible view, great rum or tequila selections, the perfect dive bar, or a fun night with friends, keep reading for our list of ATL’s best shots!

The Optimist Lobster Roll

Where to Find Atlanta’s Freshest Seafood

Spending the summer in Atlanta has many perks, but being 5 hours away from the beach is definitely not one of them. Luckily, we’re here to fulfill even your saltiest dreams – with seafood! Many restaurants across Atlanta are serving up all kinds of foods from the sea, all summer long. Although you may not be able to feel the ocean breeze from Atlanta, these seafood restaurants are sure to satisfy your seafood cravings.

Urban Bourbon Manhattan Recipe

Bring on the Bourbon! We’re making an Urban Bourbon Manhattan recipe on this episode of the Mix, all while learning about Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail and history. Luckily, we have Louisville native Julie Smith to walk us through a bourbon flight, tell us all about her hometown (including details about a ghost named Willie) and why Carrie Nation gets a shoutout on the All Nations Bourbon bottle. Watch for a step by step guide to making the Manhattan – full recipe below!

Steak with yukon mashed potatoes from Branchwater


This Best of Forsyth winner has you covered on all fronts. Fresh seafood, amazing steaks and a great drink list, it’s all nestled into the cozy center of Vickory Village.

K BBQ Factory

Nestled in Duluth, K BBQ Factory is both a delicious and entertaining dining experience.

The croque madame from Cafe Intermezzo.

Cafe Intermezzo

In a City that’s always hustling and looking to the future, going to Cafe Intermezzo is like traveling through space and time to an old European cafe. Whether you’re stopping by for an incredible cappuccino or espresso, a hand crafted cocktail or a mouthwatering sweet or savory bite, Cafe Intermezzo is the calm oasis in a chaotic City grid.

Smoked Wings from Pit Boss BBQ.

Pit Boss BBQ

When you can smell smoke driving in…when the line is out the door…when the sides are simmering all day – you know you’re at a good BBQ spot. Delta employees and Hapeville residents have been coming to Pit Boss BBQ for years for some of the best smoked wings, ribs and brisket anywhere!


With Uno, Dos, Tres locations – and lots of “actitud” – Cinco restaurants brings authentic Mexican Flavors with lots of personality to the Atlanta area.

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

Born in New Orleans, one of the most incredible food towns in the world, this restaurant now has locations all over the country.

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