Quality Suites Buckhead Village
505 Pharr Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: (404) 262-7880
Fax: (404) 262-3734
Known as one of the best Italian restaurants in Atlanta, Pricci is a high-profile and contemporary eatery near the Buckhead neighborhood. Once voted as one of the top new restaurants by Esquire magazine in the '90s, this formal establishment has garnered loyal followers and a multitude of awards. The cuisine is hearty old country Italian with an emphasis on homemade pastas, gourmet pizzas, regional seafood, salads and more. Don't forget to check out their highly revered wine and dessert list.
Set in an intimate little house away from the main drag, this is a romantic destination for discriminating diners. A full renovation of the interior has created a series of small, quiet dining rooms, tastefully adorned with small candle-lit tables. The menu features specials that rotate seasonally. Pork roast, lobster, veal, and fresh fish selections are among the classic American dishes. Full bar service and one of Buckhead's most exceptional wine selections are also available. Reservations are a must at this intimate, popular spot.
The small yellow house, that Antica Posta Tuscan Restaurant & Bar is located in provides an intimate backdrop. Three separate dining rooms break the volume and keep the atmosphere light and personal. You'll be rewarded with a tantalizing fare of homemade potato dumplings in traditional Tuscan sauce. A great wine selection is supported by a full bar. See website for menu, wine list, online reservations, online gift shopping, gift certificates, and event calendar.
Reminiscent of a Parisian cafe, this busy, well-appointed uptown bakery and cafe offers breakfast and lunch. Voted 'Atlanta's Best Breads and Pastries', the Corner Cafe offerings are wonderful. Few can resist the warm, French baguettes made daily, or the extravagant array of dessert delicacies. A nice menu of sandwiches and salads are also available in the very casual dining area, as well as boxed meals for picnics. No alcohol is served.
An evening at this trendy spot, Buckhead Diner, may reveal a celebrity or two, as well as some of Buckead's most dressed-up diners. Funky Art Deco decor spices up this glorified diner, with booths and sassy waitresses to match. The menu covers the basics, but pulls some creative twists. Try the famous homemade potato chips with Maytag bleu cheese dressing, or Atlanta's fanciest meatloaf, comprised of veal and wild mushrooms. A diner-style bar with swivel stools serves cocktails to Atlanta's chic and stylish as they endure the frequent wait for a table.
Ocean Prime in Buckhead aims to combine a steakhouse with a seafood restaurant. One step into Ocean Prime will thrill you, even before you smell the delicious scents wafting from the open kitchen. Tones of royal blue and vibrant orange set the mood from the main floor, out to the Blu Lounge, which features live piano music every night. Details like a raw bar, wild caught fish, gluten-free menus, and locally sourced food prepared from scratch set Ocean Prime apart. Feast on a filet Mignon with truffle fries, or dive into ginger salmon with fresh snap peas. Finish up with a slice of blueberry lemon cheesecake and a glass of Port.
Situated among some of the finest ethnic restaurants in the city, Basil's holds its own with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern specialties. A comfortable dining room dominates the interior of the restaurant, but the finest amenity is the dining area on the back patio. The changing menu offers many Greek, Mediterranean, and Middle Eastern entrees. Some of the names may be familiar but the preparations are original and often surprising. An ample selection of wines is available.
As the name implies, this is a typical Brazilian eatery popular for traditionally prepared meat offerings. Once you're here, you'll surely find your table laden with delicious cuts of beef, mutton, chicken and lamb served with fresh vegetables. The ambiance is upmarket and the service is friendly, though come here primarily for the food feast. Vegetarians might feel comfortable elsewhere.
If you have fond memories of a small French village, or even if you just like Gerard Depardieu movies, don't miss this out-of-the-way bistro. Anis serves Provencal fare in a converted house that offers a pleasant outside dining area as well. The wait staff is young, French-speaking, and well-educated on the variety of French wines proffered. The atmosphere remains quiet and elegant in its simplicity even on the busiest nights. See website for menu, wine list, and online reservations.
McKinnon's has been serving up some of Atlanta's spiciest, freshest seafood for almost 30 years. Owner Billy McKinnon proudly displays many Best of Atlanta restaurant awards, but considers his loyal stable of regulars to be his most telling commendation. An elegant main dining area is set off by a more casual grill room. The piano bar comes alive on weekend nights, when customers are entreated to sing along. Seafood specialties featuring longtime Louisiana-style recipes. Everything is spicy and delicious, but don't leave without sampling the craw fish. Full bar service available.
Deep red walls, plush multicolored pillows and curtains and the mellow lighting, all make Divan Restaurant & Hookah Bar an intimate Middle Eastern oasis. The smells of exotic candles and hookahs mingle with the aroma of the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine, to create one tempting mix. The establishment also has a luxurious VIP room replete with Moroccan influences. Enjoy fare like Lamb Kabobs Salad and Spicy Shrimp, while you sip on some Turkish beer or a Pomegranate Martini, which happens to be the house specialty. You can end the languorous meal, with a fruit flavored hookah or sheesha. Check the website for the great specials offered.
Since 1979, Bone's has spared no expense in bringing Buckhead arguably its best steak. With oak walls and a brass-laden, smoky bar at the entrance, this place is a popular choice for a local meal as well as business lunches. Their impeccable wait staff delivers the best martinis in town, along with exceptional specialties like filet mignon and aged rib eye. For a change of pace, opt for their stuffed trout with vegetables on the side, among delicious coastal fare.