4th & Swift is one of Atlanta Eater 38.

1. 4th & Swift

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

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

Pizza Place · 1093 Hemphill Ave NW (at Ethel St NW), Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

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

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

New American Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 155 Sycamore St (at Church St), Decatur, GA

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

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

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

Italian Restaurant · Morningside - Lenox Park · 1123 Zonolite Drive, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

Chinese Restaurant · 5750 Buford Hwy NE Ste A, Doraville, GA

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

BBQ Joint · East Cobb · 2243 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

Spanish Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 121 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA

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

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

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

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

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

American Restaurant · 999 Brady Ave NW (10th Street), Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

Greek Restaurant · 240 MLK Dr SE (at Hill St), Atlanta, GA

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

Molecular Gastronomy Restaurant · East Atlanta Village · 560 Gresham Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

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

Bar · Inman Park · 1029 Edgewood Ave NE (Hurt St), Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

American Restaurant · Inman Park · 112 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA

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

New American Restaurant · Peachtree Hills · 2277 Peachtree Rd NE (Peachtree Memorial), Atlanta, GA

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

Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 313 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

American Restaurant · 1782 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

American Restaurant · 1028 Canton St, Roswell, GA

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

Middle Eastern Restaurant · Downtown Sandy Springs · 6112 Roswell Rd, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

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

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

Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 340 Church St (Sycamore), Decatur, GA

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

Restaurant · Ormewood Park · 924 Garrett St SE Ste C, Atlanta, GA

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

Indian Restaurant · Downtown Decatur · 406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA

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

Italian Restaurant · Inman Park · 753 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

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

Pizza Place · Old Fourth Ward · 591 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA

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

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

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

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

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

Italian Restaurant · Lenox · 3455 Peachtree Rd NE (Lenox Rd), Atlanta, GA

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.