Daina's is a Mediterranean restaurant located in Downtown Atlanta. Gorge on their appealing entrees, fresh brick oven pizza and delectable desserts. Their lounge has an extensive wine list and other fine drinks. The ambiance is warm and inviting. If you are craving for authentic Mediterranean food, then head to Dania's for a lovely experience.
Opened in 1996, Reuben’s Deli has evolved into a lunch-time staple for locals in Atlanta as well as those visiting the city, making the delicatessen one of the best in America. They pride themselves on freshness, be it in the quality of bread or choice of ingredients. The meats are sourced from one of the leading brands in town making the soups, sides or salads here absolute beauties. Their made-to-order sandwiches are unrivaled, and couple with a good health quotient and value for money. Whether you're up for a classic Turkey and Cole Slaw or an inventive Salami, Capicola, Prosciutto and Cheese combination, they have something for everyone.
A favorite hangout of the Georgia State University students, Rosa's Pizza has been dishing out yummy pizzas for more than two decades now. Lunch hours are packed, so its better to place your order on the go. The pies are pre-made to ease the rush but nevertheless they are delicious and very affordable. They also serve calzones, lasagnas and spaghetti's if pizza's not your thing. If you want to taste one of the best authentic New York style pizza's in downtown, then Rosa's is your best bet.
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.
Footprints Restaurant and Lounge offers its savory Jamaican cuisine and weekly DJ nights and live music performances. The menu may be limited but it's packed with flavor, diners can choose between five different varieties of chicken, three salads, a handful of meaty entrees and a good number of seafood catches available in different styles. Footprints' fare is true to its Caribbean roots, putting fresh ingredients at the forefront of subtly spiced dishes. Best of all, because of its location in Underground Atlanta, Footprints' bar stays open until 3 am. If you're in the mood for some island food along with a little reggae, this is your oasis.
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.
If you're in the vicinity of Downtown Atlanta and quite literally want a taste of something different, Jamrock, with its vast array of Jamaican delicacies, would be a great choice. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant introduces you to many culinary delights from the Caribbean island nation. Sandwiches like the Jamrock BLT are perfect should you be in a hurry; if a leisurely meal is what you seek, few things could be better with entrées like curry goat, jerk chicken and butter shrimp. The 'Mad Gal' smoothies are great accompaniments to the meal.
Nestled within the sophisticated Glenn Hotel, its namesake restaurant is a great addition to the boutique hotel’s dining alternatives. Glenn's Kitchen is open all day and is perfect for diners looking for a casual yet refined ambiance. On the menu are Southern soul food specialties like North Georgia trout in lemon brown butter and grilled chicken sandwiches. Wash down your meal with a selection from handcrafted cocktails, wines and beers.
At the Terrace Restaurant at Ellis Hotel, you are offered not only an evolving menu crafted from the freshest ingredients, but also a great view of the bustling Peachtree Street in Downtown Atlanta. You won't come across any complicated concoctions here; the focus is on flavorful local American cuisine made from sustainable produce as far as possible. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and makes for a great venue for sophisticated events like rehearsal dinners.
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.
An establishment where you can indulge your love for Southern cuisine and music simultaneously, Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint was established for one reason which is to have fun. This restaurant was made to be a place where people could be raucous and just let their hair down, and that is exactly what it has managed to achieve. This is a restaurant that is open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch; some of its most popular offerings include the Smoked Sliced Beef Brisket and the St. Louis Pork Rib Rack. The wooden dance floor comes in handy should the live music make you want to shake a leg, and there is a private room with great views of the stage, meant for special events. Reservations are recommended, not mandatory.
For a quick bite as you make your way down Mitchell Street, stop at this classic neighborhood pizza store. Order at the long counter that fronts the kitchen, grab your drink and wait at one of their tables. Pizzas and wings are the mainstays here, along with submarine sandwiches and a few other items. Unique Pizzeria & Catering offers many varieties of salads, wings and calzones. No alcohol is offered here.