Strip, located at 245 18th Street in Atlantic Station, is one of Atlanta’s hottest places to dine. Their specialties are steaks, seafood, and sushi. The multilevel restaurant has bars and patios on each level with an open rooftop deck on level 3. In addition to steaks and seafood, the menu also features burgers and sandwiches. The sushi menu is extensive. There are $10 lunch specials Monday-Friday. An in-house DJ provides music nightly.
Meehan’s Public House is also in Atlantic Station. This is an authentic Irish pub serving classic pub food. The menu includes fish and chips, Irish bangers and mash, meatloaf, and shepherd’s pie. Sandwiches include Meehan’s burger and corned beef Reuben. Enjoy a cold pint on their patio.
Shout is located in the heart of midtown at 1197 Peachtree Street NE, in Colony Square. The menu features flavors from around the world including pizzas, steaks, seafood, ribs, and sandwiches. There is an extensive sushi menu. They offer a $10 all you can eat sushi lunch special Monday-Friday. The rooftop bar is a great place to enjoy the city. A live DJ plays music on Friday and Saturday nights.
Tin Lizzy’s, at 1136 Crescent Avenue, serves Southwestern cuisine. The menu includes nachos, salads, quesadillas, tacos, and build-your-own skillet meals. They feature lots of flavored and specialty margaritas.
Patrons at Veni Vidi Vici, located at 41 14th Street NW, will enjoy hearty portions of authentic Italian cuisine. The menu features small antipasti plates, a variety of pasta dishes, lasagna, and entrée specialties like veal parmigiana and rotisserie meats. Another specialty is zuppa di mare, a selection of seafood and shellfish in a tomato lobster broth. They have an extensive wine list. The restaurant received Atlanta Magazine‘s “Best of the City” award in 2012.
The Park Tavern is located in a 1905 stone building at the southeast corner of Piedmont Park. The address is 500 10th Street NE. The menu features salads and sandwiches, and boasts the best burgers in midtown. Beverages include cocktails, wine, and handcrafted beers. The restaurant affords a great view of the park and the midtown skyline.
The Vortex Bar & Grill is another midtown eatery that has been honored with numerous “Best Burger” awards for their ½ pound sirloin burger. This edgy place with a non-conformist atmosphere has had a loyal clientele for more than 20 years. Patrons must be 18 years or older and smoking is allowed.
Mary Mac’s Tea Room, at 224 Ponce de Leon, has been an Atlanta institution for more than 60 years. The entrees are traditional Southern fare served with two sides. Favorites include fried chicken, roast pork, roast turkey with dressing, and chicken and dumplings. Sides include collard greens, fried green tomatoes, tomato pie, and black-eyed peas. Featured homemade desserts are banana pudding, peach cobbler, and pecan pie. Mary Mac’s is open for lunch and dinner.