The 17 Best Places To Eat & Drink At The Battery Atlanta

A dining game plan for people who've never been to this part of Braves Country sober.
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Here’s the thing about The Battery: though the mixed-use development is centered around the Atlanta Braves’ Truist Park, it doesn’t shut down if the team is on a 10-game road trip. No matter in-season or not, the place still has a buzz and plenty of foot traffic. With free four-hour parking, The Battery is where you come to enjoy an all-star array of restaurants and bars or when you need a pitstop after a Target run.


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Unlike the Braves franchise, Antico doesn’t tinker with a winning formula. We appreciate that the pizzeria sticks with a strict, small menu of quality-made, wood-fired Neapolitan-style pizzas, which are always quickly delivered to our table no matter how packed the joint seems. And because of that, they always nail it. Pick anything from the menu, but the pillowy crust of their Pomodorini pie will always be our favorite. Because their communal tables are first-come, first-served, the only pitifall here is that people linger at their tables long after they’ve finished eating (clearly Phillies fans).



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If you’re not looking, this upscale steakhouse will blend into the background in the loud, sometimes overstimulating Battery scene. But when they open their walk-up counter for fresh shucked oysters, the red sea of fans in Braves jerseys parts just enough to let you place your order for Rochambeaus and a frozen Old Fashioned. While this to-go counter is a nice service, the upscale venue is worth dining in for cocktails and all the steakhouse favorites—whether for dinner, Happy Hour, or late evenings. But we especially love C. Ellet's weekend jazz brunch, when you can dine on giant pancake stacks and a quality steak benedict over a bass-backed jam session.

The popular Atlanta-based bagel chain has been a go-to in the city for NY-style boiled bagels since 1972. At the Battery location, you’ll find the walk-up delicatessen counter filled with a variety of their schmears, salads, and spreads (we rock with their whitefish salad).  But with plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, including cozy diner booths, the place is normally flooded with families and friends, dining on the full menu of burgers, omelets, waffles, and more. And the Battery location stays open significantly later than any of their other locations, so when we’re up craving a toasted everything bagel with bacon, egg, and cheese, Goldberg’s is definitely our pinch hitter.

There’s a lot we like about the Battery’s Superica. For one, the lengthy bar is generally a vibe. Two, the spiked slushie of the day never disappoints. And three, the versatile menu has options for when we’re super hungry (the grilled steak- and double enchilada-plated Tampiqueña) or just feel like snacking (Campechana de Mariscos is what shrimp cocktail dreams to be one day). We’ll just call the chicken Tacos Al Carbon a filling entrée that deliciously falls somewhere in between.

If you're in Cumberland and still mourning the loss of Scalini's, the neighborhood's long-lived homestyle Italian restaurant, Eataliano is here to fill the void. Expect a similar menu of pasta usuals, but everything in this intimate space feels much lighter and brighter than the cavernous Scalini's. For starters, they have an eggplant parm that won't put you to sleep and a natural-light-filled space and patio bar that you'll want to linger in for hours—and you might as well max out the four-hour free parking here. The family-owned vibes give the impression that everyone is welcome to stay awhile—whether it's couples on date nights or parents enjoying a grown-up meal of creamy salmon cannelloni while their kids color on menus and eat cheese pizza.

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There’s no shortage of activities to get into at The Battery, but Battle & Brew stands out as a gamer’s paradise with great food. With futuristic neon signs, sci-fi memorabilia, and enough TVs to stock a Best Buy, the video game restaurant makes a joke of your basement rec room. Sink into a comfy couch and let your muscle memory take over as you jam controller buttons. Soon a cotton candy-topped vodka punch, some crispy falafel, and a moist chocolate bundt cake will arrive at your table, and you’ll wonder if this could get any better. It does: The gaming venue turns into a late-night, 21-and-up party with DJs and themed nights that’ll make you glad you saved your Mortal Kombat costume.

If you love Latin food, this is a great place to pass the time with chicken empanadas to keep you company. The old metal chairs, Edison light bulbs, and large hanging plant baskets dotting the ceiling at El Super Pan provide a relaxing backdrop to enjoy a cubano or a super bowl with beef ropa viaja. We can always find an empty seat in one of three bars—two inside and one outside. With plenty of TV’s and a massive projector screen that encompasses an entire wall of the restaurant, El Super Pan easily shifts into sport bar mode when the right game is on. While their beer selection is limited (sorry, beer fans), they do have a variety of cocktails, including frozen drinks that we’d go to bat for.

Taking many of the elements that work for Top Golf, Good Game offers a similar eat-and-play structure but adds VR simulators for golf, baseball, soccer, and more on massive projectors in private pods. We like to nibble on their respectable flatbreads and sip Old Fashioneds to power up in between zombie dodgeball sessions. And if you’re looking for something else to take your mind off another loss in the virtual quarterback challenge, give the smooth, milky Georgia Snow Cream a try.

When you first step inside Burn, it’ll remind you of an old boys club with dim lighting and the smell of cigar smoke wafting through the air—actually, it’s very old boys-clubbish since the crowd here is pretty testosterone heavy. The back wall is painted with large, slightly gaudy red roses, and in the center of the room is a large light pillar with what looks like upside down beige umbrellas hanging from the ceiling. It’s definitely a look. If you’re here for the full cigar bar experience, head to the back corner and browse the humidor, then head to the bar and order one of their signature cocktails—go for the 47 Reasons if you’re into gin. They’re open until 2am on weekends, so if you need a late night bite before heading home, get the crab cakes and loaded wedges—just know there’s a cloud of cigar smoke in the air at all times. 

On the quieter end of The Battery, this small, five-stall East Asian food hall and bar offers everything from bubble tea to ramen. Our favorite vendor in the group is Poke Burri, best known for their bagel-shaped sushi roll, but we almost always get the Super Poke Bowl, which is packed high with spicy tuna, salmon, crab salad, sushi rice, and other toppings. Sometimes the food hall has live music, sometimes it’s just chatty teenage groups spending hours drinking bubble tea so they don’t have to go home. But most often, the food hall becomes the preferred Battery meet-up when your group can’t agree on what they want to eat.

Yard House is a great pick for an unlimited selection of beer and reliably decent bar food. The large food menu has something for literally everyone, so if you’re with your buddy who never graduated from chicken tendies or your vegan friend who is in the mood for an orange glaze stir fry, then you’re set. Your beer drinking buddies will appreciate that the big central bar has so many taps it seems more like a beer shrine than a bar. In any given seat at Yard House, you’ll have at least seven or eight TVs within view, so if you’re in the mood to watch a game (literally any game), then this is a safe bet. While other places at The Battery have their own specialities and niche crowds, you’ll find all types of folks here from families and frats/sorors to retirees who can fondly recall the Brave’s earlier championships.

When not booked out for a corporate event, this two-level eat-and-play venue in the Battery Atlanta is a great place to bring family and friends for a more interesting pub-quality meal. In between bites of loaded fries, you can tackle everything from Nippy’s “One Moment in Time” to Nipsey’s “Dedication” in one of their private karaoke rooms. Or, if you prefer hitting pins to high notes, there’s bowling—but also ping pong, darts, and other table games. With big central bars on both levels and waiters who service the game areas, a stiff drink is never out of reach. And you can opt for the massive four- and eight-serving punch bowl cocktails to keep your crew quenched (plus, who would dare sing Whitney with a dry throat?).

The magazine from which this olive-toned, plaid-floored restaurant gets its name fashions itself as a glossy guide to duck hunting, chili making, and other Southern pastimes. That probably explains why you feel compelled to order some fried green tomatoes and the Kentucky Tea (bourbon, peach schnapps, tea, and lemonade) the instant you plop down in your chair. Sadly, the Mint Julep is a tad medicine-y, which is a shame because everything else about the place transports you to a rocking chair on some Southern front porch.

Maybe you’ve tried the food from the Wahlberg brothers before. Maybe you’ve avoided the place in protest for the two hours you’ll never get back after watching Daddy’s Home 2. Whatever the case, give this family-friendly spot another go because what they do with their Fiesta burger (two juicy patties with pepper jack, chipotle mayo and smoked pepper salsa) and truffle tots is nothing short of spectacular. And with the TVs over the bar, you can keep up with the score between bites.

It’s hard to miss the bright red brick wall near the back corner of The Battery. And when the easy rock tunes are blasting, the Guinness is flowing, and the garage windows are up, it’s even more of an attention-grabbing scene in the already lively Battery atmosphere. The Irish bar offers all the expected hits like crispy fish and chips, along with a few curve balls (why yes, we’ll have the curry mayo and sweet and spicy fry dips). While the quality of the food won't knock your socks off, Mac Mcgee comes in clutch for the all-day Monday half-priced appetizers and their big local brew collection.

National Anthem, with its all-American menu, is the newest concept at The Battery’s Omni hotel, which has already seen a rotation of new names and chefs in its short lifespan. And it’s a mixed bag. Their typical brunch selections are solid. Their game day menu of pub foods like burgers and nachos do the trick for those here to sop up Braves energy. And the baseball-themed space with Braves-related photos and tchotchkes is fancy enough to host a team meal for all the corporate types who stay here. But their dinner entrees come up short. Orders like the shrimp and cauliflower grits work, but plates like their flavorless pasta don’t give you additional reasons to dine here over some of the more consistent spots.

Terrapin Taproom is attached to Truist Stadium, so on- and offseason, it’s a good spot to live and breathe all things Braves. If you’re with a big group or just enjoy screaming at the TV while you watch a game, you’ll fit in perfectly with the noisy atmosphere. If you need some carbs and protein to soak up the numerous Terrapins you consume, they collaborate with Fox Bros. to serve menu favorites like the pulled pork sandwich and beef brisket. The barbecue options are limited, but it’s still a reliable choice to satisfy those cravings.

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