The Atlanta Dining Guide

Award-winning chefs, inventive cuisine, and international options abound in Atlanta, Georgia. In this dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from cozy French bistros to extravagant eight-course dining. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Lazy Betty (1530 Dekalb Avenue Northeast). An fantastic multi-course menu, complete with expert wine pairing, Lazy Betty is ideal for a special occasion. We recommend making reservations in advance, this place is popular. Instagram

Bon Nosh (65 Irby Avenue Northwest, Suite 103). In the heart of Buckhead, you’ll find delectable pastries, delicious coffee, and a very French feel. Instagram

Atlas (88 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest). An exquisite fine dining experience, we love their famous artwork almost as much as the food. Instagram

The Garden Room (88 West Paces Ferry Road Northwest). Attached to the St. Regis, discover this truly, over-the-top “garden” in which to enjoy food and drinks. Book ahead of time so you don’t miss out on this great experience. Instagram

Souper Jenny’s (Multiple locations). A wonderful local haunt for delicious soups and salads. Souper Jenny’s has five locations across Atlanta to satisfy your cravings. Instagram

Bacchanalia (1460 Ellsworth Industrial Boulevard).  Located on the Westside is the long-standing “best restaurant” in the city of Atlanta, with four-course dining and wine pairing.  Instagram

The Works (1295 Chattahoochee Avenue Northwest). A food court that’s fun for the whole family, not to mention the many cuisines to choose from. Instagram

Cafe Lapin (2341 Peachtree Road). In the Peachtree Battle Shopping Center is this great, local lunch spot featuring fabulous French cuisine. Instagram

Canoe (4199 Paces Ferry Road Southeast).  On the peaceful banks of the Chattahoochee River, is this acclaimed restaurant with gorgeous views. Instagram

Goldberg Bagels (Multiple locations). A staple for a great bagel, omelet or sandwich. Instagram

Scofflaw Brewing (1738 Macarthur Boulevard Northwest; 214 Chattahoochee Row).  Of the trillions of breweries, this pick is our favorite (shh, don’t tell the others). Instagram

The Chastain (4320 Powers Ferry Road Northwest). Right by the park and serving wonderful food and coffee. The perfect spot to meet a friend to enjoy the large outdoor area, complete with fire pits. Instagram

Lucian Books and Wine (3005 Peachtree Road). Where beautiful books, curated wine and delicious food meet. Located in the heart of Buckhead. Instagram

Taverna (280 Buckhead Avenue Northeast). Classy dining with good Italian food and a wonderful ambiance. Instagram

Le Colonial (3035 Peachtree Road Northeast). Serving wonderful cocktails and food, it is reminiscent of Saigon in the 1920’s, a French-Vietnamese institution. Instagram

Taqueria Del Sol (Multiple locations). A local favorite for quick tacos and margaritas in several locations around the city. Instagram

Pasta Vino (2391 Peachtree Road Northeast). A neighborhood Italian haunt and a local favorite. Enjoy fantastic food and a great staff that have been with the restaurant forever. Facebook

Alons Bakery (Multiple locations). With their beautiful new location at Phipps Plaza, Alons Bakery is a great place to meet a friend and delight in anything from sweets to coffee to savory foods. Instagram

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