Leon’s Full Service is located inside an old Decatur gas station and serves great cocktails, which are what you should focus on.
Written bySarah Bailey
Bocado in West Midtown works for basically any situation, with its big patio, great cocktails, and one of the best burgers in Atlanta.
Le Fat is a Vietnamese bistro in West Midtown that serves all of the classics, along with a few French and Chinese dishes.
Tin Tin, from the same team as AIX next door, is a casual bar and you could come for a glass of wine and small plates or a cocktail and full meal.
Written byNeal Cohen
Head to Woods Chapel BBQ, a huge restaurant in Summer Hill, for big platters of smoked meats, picnic tables, and lawn games.
Head to Dr. Bombay's in Reynoldstown when you want to drink tea in an armchair under a crazy ceiling, or for full tea service.
Javavino in Inman Park is a small, quiet spot that serves coffee during the day and wine at night - so it's great for a day of work or a third date.
This Toco Hills coffee shop is always busy and has limited seating, so it's best to stop in for a cup to-go.
Doing work out on the desk of Banjo in Avondale Estates drinking a cold brew is about as perfect a work situation as you'll find anywhere.
Dekalb Athletic Club isn't actually a gym, it's just a great coffee shop in Inman Park with a fun name and some great biscuit sandwiches.
Dairies in Reynoldstown is one of the “trendiest” coffee shops in Atlanta, but that doesn’t mean it’s not great - come for fancy lattes and acai bowls
Waller's is equal parts coffee shop, live music venue, and community center so it's a great place in Decatur to post up for a few hours.
El Tesoro is bringing breakfast tacos to Atlanta in a small, colorful spot in Edgewood.
The rooftop at Six Feet Under in West Midtown is one of the best places to eat some seafood and drink a few beers.
El Super Pan's location in the Battery has an expanded menu and more seating options than their PCM stall, but you'll still find the Cuban sandwich.
Antico Pizza in the Battery only has pizza and calzones on its menu, and you'll be happiest sitting at one of the communal tables eating both.
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Written bySarah Bailey & Neal Cohen
Cypress is one of the only spots in Midtown with an outdoor area, so come for some sun and definitely their burger.
Boxcar in the Lee + White Complex on the West End is where to go for food during your bar crawl - and then stay for their super lengthy bar list.
Ammazza’s Decatur location is one of our favorite places to eat pizza and drink beer while sitting out on a patio.