27 "Classic Establishment" restaurants in Atlanta.
Bacchanalia in West Midtown is a seasonal, farm-to-table spot that’s great for client dinners or a big night out.
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is the most essential barbecue spot in Atlanta. If you haven’t been, go.
La Fonda Latina in Candler Park is a low key spot with a big patio serving a mix of Mexican, Spanish, and Cuban food.
There are a lot of restaurants serving Southern food in Atlanta, but no place is more classic than Mary Mac’s Tea Room in Midtown.
Atkins Park in Virginia Highlands is one of the oldest bars in Atlanta, and it’s great for a beer and a burger.
When you can't quite swing a Hawaii trip, head to Trader Vic's, a tiki bar downtown that's basically made for big groups and birthdays.
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.
Head to The Colonnade Restaurant in Morningside for a fried chicken dinner in a family-style dining hall, and more than different 30 sides.
Brick Store Pub in Downtown Decatur is a beer lover’s spot, with a long list of regional and international beers, and no TVs.
Little’s Food Store in Cabbagetown is partly a convenience store, but their lunch counter also serves one of Atlanta’s best burgers.
With it’s massive red-eyed skull above the entry, The Vortex is a bar and grill in in Little Five Points that’s open late and not hard to find.
Majestic Diner is exactly what you picture when you think of a classic diner, from the menu to neon sign to the fact that they’re open 24 hours a day.
The famous Nashville chain opened a location in Little Five Points and while the waits are still long, their hot chicken is definitely worth it.
Northside Tavern in West Midtown has been around since 1972, and is a classic dive bar with cheap drinks and live music nightly.
MJQ Concourse in Old Fourth Ward is a no frills, cash only place to dance. Head there late, and in clothing you don’t care about.