Your ideal vision for spending a Saturday outside may not include sitting on a patio stuck between two parking decks in Midtown, but somehow, Cypress Street makes it work. There aren’t a lot of good outdoor options in the area, which makes this neighborhood spot, with its patio and solid burger, a winner for a work lunch or Happy Hour.
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Bon Ton in Midtown is a New Orleans-inspired spot with seafood boils, Vietnamese food, and lots of fun drinks.
Einstein’s in Midtown has a large, wide-ranging menu and an even larger patio, so it should be your next big group brunch spot.
Eats has been a mainstay on Ponce for a long time, and is where you can get pasta or meat-and-two options for super reasonable prices.
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Victory Sandwich Bar
Victory Sandwich Bar in Inman Park is a great place to stop right off the BeltLine for a few little sandwiches, whiskey Coke slushies, and ping pong.
Go to Beetlecat in Inman Park to sit on a patio and eat great seafood, or to drink in a basement bar that looks straight out of That ’70s Show.
Bocado in West Midtown works for basically any situation, with its big patio, great cocktails, and one of the best burgers in Atlanta.
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Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is the most essential barbecue spot in Atlanta. If you haven’t been, go.
Bone Garden Cantina
Bone Garden Cantina in West Midtown is a Day of the Dead-themed restaurant with some of the best Mexican food in Atlanta and a large patio.
Head to Poor Hendrix in Decatur for a drink and some light bites at the bar, or a full meal on the very private back patio.
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