Waffle House is an American institution with each one as beautiful as the next. Everyone, rich and poor, can agree that few things are more comforting than a Waffle House breakfast, whether it’s actually breakfast time or 3am after one too many drinks. Order as much as you want because it’s impossible to spend more than $15 (and that’s a stretch), and at a minimum make sure to smother and cover your hash browns.
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Muchacho in Grant Park feels like a surfer spot in California, with it’s colorful interior, breakfast tacos, and outdoor space.
Mezcalito’s Cocina & Tequila Bar
Mezcalitos is a great Mexican spot in Grant Park with a dog-friendly patio and more tequila and mezcal than you could try in a lifetime.
There’s always a wait at Ria’s Bluebird in Grant Park, but they have something for everyone and make the best pancakes in the city.
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Seven Lamps might be technically in the Lenox Mall, but it’s worth braving traffic for the small plates and wine.
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.
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.
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Le Fat is a Vietnamese bistro in West Midtown that serves all of the classics, along with a few French and Chinese dishes.
Chops Lobster Bar
Chops Lobster Bar in Buckhead serves steaks and seafood without even the slightest air of cool, which is exactly what makes it’s great.
West Egg Cafe
West Egg Cafe in West Midtown serves everything you want in a Southern breakfast, like biscuits, pimento cheese grits, and fried green tomatoes.
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