Quality Hotel Downtown
89 Luckie St.
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 524-7991
Fax: (404) 524-0672
Bars & Cafes
There is no shortage of fabulous dishes at Calypso Café & Grill, a restaurant that brings a taste of Jamaica to Downtown Atlanta. There is a vast assortment of poultry, meat and seafood preparations from the Caribbean island nation, and you are sure to find something to your liking. Curried goat roti and the extremely hot jerk tofu are house specialties, and you would do well to sample them. Side dishes like Jamaican style steamed cabbage and boiled dumplings add even more flavor to your meal.
With two private dining rooms, an outdoor veranda and a draped "cheater's booth" for ultimate privacy, your dining options are plentiful in this elegant, intimate setting. The grand bar is open late for quiet drinks and good conversation. No Southern menu would be complete without fried green tomatoes, a regional delicacy done to perfection at Atlanta Grill. Other winners include the crab cakes in southern flair, yellow grouper and garlic mashed potatoes. From 2:30p-5:30p, only appetizers are served, as the restaurant prepares for the dinner hour during this time. Full bar service.
Located atop The Westin Peachtree Plaza, this rotating restaurant provides stunning views of the entire metro area, and a spectacular setting for a business lunch or special occasion. The creative American menu features artfully-prepared favorites, including many beef and poultry selections. A separate rotating bar is located directly below the restaurant for taking in the view without the steep dinner ticket. Live jazz plays in the lounge on weekend nights. Jacket and tie recommended for gentlemen.
Located a short distance from major city attractions, this downtown public house is popular among locals and tourists alike. Select from an impressive list of beer and spirits that match unrivaled pub grub. Executive chef Jordan Wakefield’s Southern upbringing reflects in the food menu that includes sweet potato pancakes and shepherd's pie. With entertaining live music on Saturdays, Meehan's is a great place to make a pit stop during your sightseeing excursions.
The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta's lobby bar, Lumen is known for its elegant ambiance and signature cocktails. When at this bar, you absolutely must try the Lumen, made from gin, passion fruit and orange juices combined with fig preserves and ginger. The Evening Bonfire, named after one of the art works to be admired in the lobby, is another fabulous cocktail. They also have a list of seasonal and classic cocktails. The drinks are not restricted to cocktails, and there is a full wine list for you to choose from. You can also enjoy continental breakfast daily, as well as small plates like shrimp cocktail, crispy calamari with hot and sour sauce and steak fries. Live jazz, Modern Latin and soft rock music by the in-house guitarist adds an extra touch of elegance to Lumen - Lobby Bar.
Food plays an essential role in our lives. Alma Cocina which means soul kitchen, takes you through a culinary journey of Latin America. Introducing contemporary Mexican cuisine with a fresh spin that blends all the other flavors of South America, the menu created by chef Chad Clevenger is delightfully refreshing. From street fare to fine dining, Alma Cocina will wow even the most discerning diners. Complement your meals with their unique tequila and cocktail lists. Visit this warm and vibrant eatery in downtown for a great Mexican fiesta.
Thrive is a sophisticated addition to downtown's vibrant dining scene. Conveniently located near Philips Arena and the Georgia World Congress Center, the restaurant sees some heavy business traffic. Come nighttime, the atmosphere metamorphoses into a sea of hip city folk who love a good cocktail and great food. Asian flavors dominate the contemporary award-winning menu, in addition to timeless American favorites. Enjoy Soy Braised Beef Wrap, Pan Roasted Duck Breast, Santa Fe Salad, Dragon Sushi and Lava Roll, and a host of Nigiri and Sashimi alternatives. The inventive cocktail lists sees The Cure and Pickled Cucumber Martini as popular favorites. Celebrated architect Bill Johnson lends his aesthetic style to the interiors of the space, resulting in an ambiance of understated elegance.
A decor of dark wood and deep brown hues invites diners to Park Bar. This downtown destination is a fun place to enjoy bourbons and beer after work. Join a few friends or make new ones while you relish the tasty food and the chilled drinks. TV screens broadcast the latest games and live music entertains all. The Happy Hour timings are well suited for a pre or post-movie stop.
Whether Elvis gyrates or Madonna vamps on the screen overhead, the overwhelming musical theme at the popular Hard Rock Cafe - Atlanta is balanced by an interesting and filling mix of menu items. With choices ranging from large-portion nachos to Southern servings of pot roast surrounded by garlic mashed potatoes, you won't leave hungry. The wait staff, disguised in 1950s-style garb, bring a sense of fun to every table. Watch closely as you peruse the gift shop on your way out: you just might see an actual celebrity.
The Durango brand is synonymous with arguably the best steak in town. The establishment is christened after the namesake city in Colorado and has been the reference point for steakhouses in Atlanta. Made from USDA certified and ethically-raised Angus produce, the award-winning menu features delectable steak, pork, rib and seafood preparations. Tuck into Blackened Prime Rib or BBQ Pork Tenderloins served with delicious accompaniments like mashed potatoes and baked beans. The meats are grilled to perfection using the traditional technique of Oak wood fire, the secret to each bite's distinct smokiness. In addition sample a bottle from their hand-selected wine list or sip on signature Margaritas.
A refreshing addition to Peachtree Center, Aviva By Kameel serves up a healthy yet delicious take on Mediterranean cuisine. Tucked away from the bustle of the food court, the restaurant specializes in organic and gluten-free fare made from ethically-raised meat and locally-grown produce. Savor an array of authentic and contemporary dishes, sandwiches, soups and exotic salads in signature dressings. Check website for more details.
Delicious preparations made from bounties from the sea are available at McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks- (CNN Center). Locates within the CNN Center, this restaurant is known to serve the best cuts of meat as well as the freshest seafood you can get. The service is always great and the staff is polite. Some of the dishes you must try here are the Clam Chowder, the Buttermilk Fried Shrimp, and the Beef Medallions Bordelaise.