Quality Inn Northlake
2155 Ranchwood Drive
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: (770) 491-7444
Fax: (770) 621-9496
Northlake Thai Cuisine is a hidden gem in an unknown shopping center and is a contrasting image to its location. The menu sees a good range of dishes varying from beef to lobster made in Thai style. Try the Massaman or panang curry with chicken or beef, pork or jumbo shrimp and you will know that it has struck a higher note than the usual ones. To finish off, relish the mango ice cream from the dessert section. They do have an improvised wine list now, so you can have a nice glass of wine to tipple on with your meal.
Bambinelli's Restaurant is a Bronx-family-owned eatery is a perfect choice for pizza or a little something more, whether you're alone or with the whole crew. The ambiance is casual, with plenty of cozy booths and the clattering sound of dishes coming from the exposed kitchen. On Saturdays, there's a live organist belting out Italian tunes and Sinatra melodies. For fair weather dining, a small patio is provided. All your favorite Italian specialties are accounted for, plus some of the best pizza to be found outside of New York. Beer and wine only.
Technique at Le Cordon Bleu - Atlanta is where cheflings turn into masterchefs. Run and managed by the university's students, the elegant restaurant serves contemporary French cuisine with the warmth of Southern hospitality. Expect creative dishes that are not only a visual delight but also appealing to the palate.
Main Moon is a great choice if you’re looking for a Chinese meal in Tucker. Showcasing flavors from the Shang Dynasty, specialties on their menu are prepared with fresh ingredients, authentic recipes and minus any MSG. Classics like chow mein, stir-fries, dumplings and wontons are favorites while Teriyaki Chicken, Hibachi Beef and Hunan Delight deserve a special mention. Guests have the option to dine in or take out their selections.
One of Atlanta's few Malaysian restaurants, Penang has been applauded by distinguished critics like The New York Times. The intimate dining room never gets very loud, and it provides the perfect atmosphere for a date. Many dishes are strictly vegetarian, but the menu offers a wide array of chicken and beef dishes, too. Try their signature noodle soups, Nasi Lemak or the roti canai. Many dishes are extremely spicy, but fortunately, these are indicated as such on the menu.
Hidden away in a shopping mall, this diamond in the rough serves traditional Chinese food prepared without meat or dairy products. The decor is not eye catching or unique, but veggie-loving patrons don't seem to mind. All the Chinese standbys are on the menu, but no meat or eggs are used in preparation (except in the fortune cookies). Beef dishes such as Mongolian beef are prepared with soy products without compromising on much in taste. This restaurant is great for both the avid vegetarian and skeptical meat-eater who needs some convincing.
A brilliant place where you can relish the genuine tastes of Ethiopian cuisine, Desta Ethiopia has carved a niche for itself in the food market. Even though it is not a huge restaurant, it offers a fine dining experience. They provide catering services for private events as well. The food platter includes vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian items along with sumptuous desserts. Try some of their flavorful dishes like Fish Tibs, Vegetarian Platter with Fish and more. Pair it with a soothing tea or any other beverage. Call ahead for details.
The food at Meskerem Ethiopian Restaurant is so good that it will make you want to finish every last bit, which is exactly what happens with the injera, the thin bread that also serves as the utensil. So by the time you are done with the Bozena Shiro and lamb wot, there will remain no signs of the delicious meal you just had. With many vegetarian entrées on the menu, everyone is catered to. Despite being located near a number of other restaurants that serve the same cuisine, for example Desta Ethiopian Kitchen, Meskerem has its unique style, one you are sure to love.
Open once again after a hiatus of several years, the 57th Fighter Group is a World War II-themed restaurant with windows overlooking the runways of Peachtree-DeKalb Airport. Designed to look like a European farmhouse and filled with WWII-era decor, the ambiance offers a unique experience. Even the long drive leading to the parking lot has a nostalgic feel. Aviation enthusiasts can sit at tables equipped with headphones, which stream the radio transmissions between pilots and the nearby control tower. Sandwiches are served during lunch with homemade chips, but at night the most popular dishes are steaks. The Sweetwater 420 beer cheese soup is not to be missed as an appetizer.
Set away from busy Atlanta hot spots, Violette has quietly become one of the town's most memorable destinations for French cuisine. Quaint and quiet, the long dining room is walled entirely by glass on one side, making it wonderful for cheery lunch dates. The distinguished bar at the entrance features a gifted piano man on weekend nights and maintains a wine list one would expect of a great French restaurant. Very traditional French, out-of-this-world sauces highlight practically every dish. Don't crawl out without trying the escargots, tenderly sauteed in light butter.
Overlooking the Peachtree-Dekalb Airport runway, the Downwind Restaurant offers a fun and affordable place to take the family or grab lunch before a flight. Airplane memorabilia and large windows looking out over the runways set the stage for an exciting meal. Planes take off and land often at this moderately busy regional airport, offering a good show while you dine. The menu is simple, featuring burgers, sandwiches and salads, along with some Greek favorites.
Reminiscent of roadside restaurants that is found in the Asian sub-continent, Chinese Dhaba is a unique blend of Indo-Chinese cuisine that is so unlike traditional Chinese food. An amalgamation of Indian spices and herbs is used to flavor the Chinese dishes resulting in creations like chicken lollipop, chicken 65 and Chinese bhel. This fusion fare served here is spicy and packed with flavor, and is very affordable. End your meal with the kulfi - a delicious Indian ice cream. Visit Chinese Dhaba for if you are looking for something different.