12 great spots for a low-key weeknight meal in Atlanta.
Neal Cohen, DeMarco Williams & Nina ReederOctober 5, 2022
Traditional Chinese fare for convention-goers and locals who don’t mind downtown congestion.
DeMarco WilliamsJanuary 20, 2023
A world of Asian cuisine tucked away in a quiet SW Atlanta corner.
Old Fourth Ward
Jack’s is our go-to late night spot in O4W.
Juli Horsford January 18, 2023
Gio's is a BYOB, family-style Italian place on the Westside where you should push a few tables together and bring together a big group.
Nina ReederJanuary 11, 2023
Cypress is one of the few spots in Midtown with an outdoor area, so come for some sun, some suds and, a solid burger.
A chill spot on the Westside for sushi and Thai cuisine.
Juli Horsford January 11, 2023
Dave's Cosmic Subs has more than 30 sandwich options, and although we haven’t tried them all (yet), we’ve had our fair share and there isn’t a single one we wouldn’t recommend.
Juli Horsford December 23, 2022
Wagaya, which also has a sister restaurant in West Midtown, is arguably the most popular dinner spot in Emory Village, and for good reason.
East Atlanta Village
So Ba isn’t on the main drag of EAV, so it’s a little harder to accidentally stumble across, but we think their pho alone makes them a worthy landmark.
Juli Horsford December 21, 2022
This relaxed counter-service spot features a range of Asian dishes and hails from the team behind Doc Chey’s.
For more than 30 years, Grant Central Pizza East has been serving up huge, thin-crust New York-style slices of pizza.
The Ponce Room offers casual Southern bites in the laid-back atmosphere of a hotel, just 200 feet from the Fox Theatre.
Juli Horsford December 19, 2022
Whether you’re in the mood for day-drinking or late-night “brewsing,” Flatiron is a chill little neighborhood bar where you can get a reliably good beer.
Juli Horsford December 15, 2022
When you’re sort of in the mood for sushi but also won’t mind a big warm bowl of Masaman curry, EAV Thai & Sushi is your place.
The popularity of Ok Yaki's crispy cabbage-based pancake, okonomiyaki, led to a brick and mortar in EAV.
Tio Lucho's features all the staples of Peruvian cuisine from ceviche and causa to lomo saltado.
Juli Horsford December 12, 2022
East AtlantaEast Atlanta Village
It's a tricky find for first-timers, but with the best beef bulgogi this side of I-20 and menu items under $15, we'll always make our way to this East Atlanta Village spot.
Juli Horsford November 17, 2022
Central AsianSoutheast Asian•
On the quieter end of The Battery, sits Ph'east, a small, five-stall East Asian food hall and bar offers everything from bubble tea to ramen.
Nina ReederOctober 27, 2022
Yard House at The Battery is a great pick for an unlimited selection of beer and reliably decent bar food.
Juli Horsford October 27, 2022
Give family-friendly Wahlburgers a chance—even if you've suffered through Daddy’s Home 2.
DeMarco WilliamsOctober 27, 2022