Atlanta Eater 38
4th & Swift is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

1. 4th & Swift

621 North Ave NE (at Glen Iris Dr.), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Old Fourth Ward · 72 tips and reviews

EaterEater: On the menu are things like crispy Southern fried quail, local corn soup, pan-fried squash blossoms, Tybee Island shrimp ravioli. [Eater 38 Member]

Antico Pizza Napoletana is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

2. Antico Pizza Napoletana

1093 Hemphill Ave NW (at Ethel St NW), Atlanta, GA
Pizza Place · 239 tips and reviews

EaterEater: National recognition and a cult following have only fed their progress; plans for expansion are blazing away like the imported Acunto ovens that feed the masses. [Eater 38 Member]

Aria Restaurant is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

3. Aria Restaurant

490 E Paces Ferry Rd NE (at Maple St), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Buckhead Village · 42 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The elegant cuisine at Gerry Klaskala's lovely Buckhead restaurant make it perfect for special occasions. Desserts from talented pastry chef Kathryn King only add to the experience. [Eater 38 Member]

Bacchanalia is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

4. Bacchanalia

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn 14th St. & Huff Rd.), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 53 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The five-course prix-fixe menu is one of the best meals in Atlanta. The dinner is worth its price, but dishes can be ordered a la carte at the bar for those who just want a taste. [Eater 38 Member]

Cakes & Ale Restaurant is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

5. Cakes & Ale Restaurant

155 Sycamore St (at Church St), Decatur, GA
New American Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The lunchtime grain bowls from the Bakery at Cakes & Ale are one of this city's gems. [Eater 38 Member]

Empire State South is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

6. Empire State South

999 Peachtree St NE (at 10th St NE), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Midtown · 159 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Seasonal produce is spun into whimsical dishes with reverence and the wine list is a treasure trove for true wine lovers. [Eater 38 Member]

Floataway Cafe is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

7. Floataway Cafe

1123 Zonolite Drive, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Morningside - Lenox Park · 27 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Look for fresh oysters, Moscow Mule cocktails served in chilled metal cups, and the city’s only noteworthy steak frites. [Eater 38 Member]

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

8. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

1238 Dekalb Ave NE (at Elmira Pl NE), Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · Candler Park · 335 tips and reviews

EaterEater: All about gut-bombs at the icon that proved great BBQ is possible in Atlanta. Tater tots covered in chili & cheese, massive short ribs, Frito pie & fried mac & cheese are staples. [Eater 38 Member]

Gu's Bistro is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

9. Gu's Bistro

5750 Buford Hwy NE Ste A, Doraville, GA
Chinese Restaurant · 59 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The Chinese Szechuan food at Gu's Bistro has developed a heavy following amongst Atlanta's food enthusiasts. Try the tea-smoked duck and the dry eggplant. [Eater 38 Member]

Heirloom Market BBQ is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

10. Heirloom Market BBQ

2243 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
BBQ Joint · East Cobb · 138 tips and reviews

EaterEater: It may be small, but the dynamic duo behind it bring more than enough pizzazz to compensate for the cramped quarters. Look for Korean-inspired Southern ‘cue & pitch-perfect sides. [Eater 38 Member]

Holeman & Finch Public House is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

11. Holeman & Finch Public House

2277 Peachtree Rd NE (near Peachtree Memorial Dr.), Atlanta, GA
Gastropub · Peachtree Hills · 200 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The place to take out of towners to show them what’s great about Atlanta and/or test a companion’s food fear factor. Case in point: Fried chicken heads, anyone? [Eater 38 Member]

The Iberian Pig is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

12. The Iberian Pig

121 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA
Spanish Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 103 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This spot has great service and wine, but where it really shines is the carefully curated charcuterie and the small plates, which range from eggplant fries to pork cheek tacos. [Eater 38 Member]

JCT Kitchen & Bar is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

13. JCT Kitchen & Bar

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn Huff Rd NW & 14th St.), Atlanta, GA
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant · Northwest Atlanta · 169 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The restaurant has items that conjure up South with a twist, deviled eggs & pork belly w/ clams & all kinds of poultry: fried chicken, hot chicken oysters, chicken liver mousse, ect. [Eater 38 Member]

Kyma is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

14. Kyma

3085 Piedmont Rd NE (E. Paces Ferry), Atlanta, GA
Greek Restaurant · Buckhead · 52 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Look for show-stopping décor, fresh ingredients, good energy, and a nice wine list from this Buckhead Life Restaurant Group favorite. [Eater 38 Member]

Miller Union is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

15. Miller Union

999 Brady Ave NW (10th Street), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · 111 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The farm egg baked in celery cream with grilled bread is a top ten Atlanta dish and the desserts will have you excited about ordering dessert again. [Eater 38 Member]

Muss & Turner's is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

16. Muss & Turner's

1675 Cumberland Pkwy SE Ste 309 (Atlanta Road), Smyrna, GA
Sandwich Place · 129 tips and reviews

EaterEater: As we get to New York deli in Atlanta. Enormous sandwiches stuffed with homemade meats & fillings abound. The burger is definitely top three in Atlanta & the beer list is a whopper. [Eater 38 Member]

Nick's Food To Go is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

17. Nick's Food To Go

240 MLK Dr SE (at Hill St), Atlanta, GA
Greek Restaurant · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Get a gyro at this takeout-only spot and you won't be sorry. But make sure not to annoy Nick, who can ask for your order and threaten to kick you out of the space in the same breath. [Eater 38 Member]

Octopus Bar is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

18. Octopus Bar

560 Gresham Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · East Atlanta Village · 39 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Housed in what is So Ba by day, the restaurant opens at 10:30 p.m. and serves cocktails and dishes like salt and pepper shrimp, lobster rolls, and daeji bulgogi. [Eater 38 Member]

One Eared Stag is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

19. One Eared Stag

1029 Edgewood Ave NE (Hurt St), Atlanta, GA
Bar · Inman Park · 71 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Known for chef/owner Robert Phalen's inventiveness in the kitchen, for which he'd gained “one to watch” status at Holy Taco, the restaurant's brought the buzz back to Inman Park. [Eater 38 Member]

The Optimist is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

20. The Optimist

914 Howell Mill Rd NW (9th St NW), Atlanta, GA
Seafood Restaurant · 158 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Ford Fry's much-hyped fish camp and oyster bar in West Midtown opened in May and has since been the recipient of praise galore. Don't forget to leave some time for miniature golf. [Eater 38 Member]

Rathbun's is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

21. Rathbun's

112 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · Inman Park · 63 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The food is great & so is the service. It's also conveniently located next to Krog Bar, so stop in before or after your meal for a glass of wine and an appetizer or a nightcap. [Eater 38 Member]

Restaurant Eugene is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

22. Restaurant Eugene

2277 Peachtree Rd NE (Peachtree Memorial), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Peachtree Hills · 38 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This restaurant puts a definite emphasis on good food and an even bigger one on making sure everything is sourced locally. [Eater 38 Member]

Sotto Sotto is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

23. Sotto Sotto

313 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 53 tips and reviews

EaterEater: If one Atlanta Italian restaurant must be crowned supreme, this Inman Park favorite deserves the title. A long list of Italian pastas made with care are the menu’s centerpiece. [Eater 38 Member]

Star Provisions is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

24. Star Provisions

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (at Huff Rd), Atlanta, GA
Gourmet Shop · Northwest Atlanta · 108 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The prices at this gourmet boutique may deter you, but the sandwiches – especially the unorthodox Reuben and shrimp po’boy – offer big flavor for an affordable price. [Eater 38 Member]

Woodfire Grill is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

25. Woodfire Grill

1782 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · 55 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Eater Atlanta's chef of the year Tyler Williams recently made the move over to Woodfire Grill, and the food has been close to impeccable ever since. [Eater 38 Member]

Wrecking Bar Brewpub is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

26. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

292 Moreland Ave NE (at Austin Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Brewery · Little Five Points · 122 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Try the kale ale fondue or the three pigs skillet with its crispy pig ears to start. [Eater 38 Member]

Table And Main is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

27. Table And Main

1028 Canton St, Roswell, GA
American Restaurant · 53 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Definitely worth the trek into the suburbs. Ryan Pernice and chef Ted Lahey are doing everything right, from the Southern-inspired food and bourbon to the impeccable service. [Eater 38 Member]

Rumi's Kitchen is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

28. Rumi's Kitchen

6112 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA
Middle Eastern Restaurant · Downtown Sandy Springs · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Although Rumi's Kitchen has moved into a new space, the restaurant's top-notch Persian food remains just as good as before. [Eater 38 Member]

Abattoir is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

29. Abattoir

1170 Howell Mill Rd NW (at 14th St.), Atlanta, GA
American Restaurant · 59 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The chophouse-style restaurant serves small plates and meat-centric entrees; adventurous diners should ask for Santiago's secret butcher's menu. [Eater 38 Member]

The General Muir is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

30. The General Muir

1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230 (at Clifton Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Deli / Bodega · 89 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This upscale Jewish deli concept has been winning hearts since it opened. Star dishes include poutine fries, the burger, the cheesecake, and the reuben. [Eater 38 Member]

Victory Sandwich Bar is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

31. Victory Sandwich Bar

340 Church St (Sycamore), Decatur, GA
Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 56 tips and reviews

EaterEater: A purveyor of $4 sandwiches, Jack and Coke slushies, and fine cocktails, sure, but it's also fast become a neighborhood spot. Don't miss the ping pong table or the stellar bar around back.

Gunshow is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

32. Gunshow

924 Garrett St SE Ste C, Atlanta, GA
Restaurant · Ormewood Park · 32 tips and reviews

EaterEater: You don't order from the menu, but by taking dishes off of a tray or cart that's passed around by the chef who cooked the food. It changes often and has had pork skin risotto and a West Coast burger.

Chai Pani is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

33. Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA
Indian Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 101 tips and reviews

EaterEater: From the signature street food dishes to the North Indian thalis and the chef specials, which range from historic dishes to contemporary comfort food favorites, the menu has something for everyone.

BoccaLupo is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

34. BoccaLupo

753 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 38 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Go for the pasta (the black spaghetti and the 20-yolk tagliatelle are popular choices), stay for the patio— and you can't go wrong with either wine or the craft cocktails.

Ammazza is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

35. Ammazza

591 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Pizza Place · Old Fourth Ward · 59 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Favorite pies include the Inferno with sopressata and peppers and the Ammazzare with Italian sausage and Vidalia onions; the caprese salad makes for perfect pre-pizza fare. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

Kimball House is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

36. Kimball House

303 E Howard Ave (at N Candler St), Decatur, GA
Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 48 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Kimball House's devotion to the way dining (and drinking) used to be shines through in its craft cocktail menu, oyster offerings, and three-course steak dinner. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

The Shed at Glenwood is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

37. The Shed at Glenwood

475 Bill Kennedy Way SE (at Glenwood Ave SE), Atlanta, GA
New American Restaurant · Grant Park · 64 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Sets the tone with its farm-fresh, Southern-inspired fare. A variety of the mini-sandwiches are still on the menu, alongside options like collard green pho & an extensive wine list. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.

St. Cecilia is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

38. St. Cecilia

3455 Peachtree Rd NE (Lenox Rd), Atlanta, GA
Italian Restaurant · Lenox · 42 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Menu features an assortment of salumi; antipasti like lamb carpaccio, charred octopus, and Maine lobster roast; and pasta dishes such as squid ink spaghetti, risotto with clams. [Eater 38 Member] Read more.