9 "Special Occasions" restaurants in Atlanta.
Going to Gunshow is kind of like having dinner at your coolest coworker’s house: It’s loud, fun, and you never quite know what they’re going to serve.
This Southern spot in a historic former house in Decatur feels like home, without all the questions and cheek-pinching.
Nakato manages to do hibachi without seeming too corny, even during the onion volcano - though you could get sushi or small plates here too.
With an experimental menu and an upscale space, Banshee is one of East Atlanta’s best new restaurants, and where you should be eating.
If you’re looking for a modern steakhouse with all the classics, head to Arnette’s Chop Shop in Ashford Park, just make sure you’re hungry.
Buckhead Diner looks like the classic diner, and serves elevated classics in a comfortable space.
Aria is a fine dining restaurant in Buckhead with a seasonally changing menu, and great for celebratory dinners and special occasions.