Airport restaurants are often a mix of wilted lettuce and sad soggy sandwiches. Thankfully Downwind is right next to the Dekalb Airport and serves all the pub classics and a large amount of wild-caught seafood. The biggest perk about coming here is that if you bring some younger humans they’ll be distracted by airplanes taking off and landing long enough to give you some alone time with the spinach artichoke dip and a beer.
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Kura Revolving Sushi Bar
Kura Revolving Sushi Bar in Doraville has a huge selection of Japanese dishes from sushi to ramen, and your food comes on a conveyor belt.
Gu’s Kitchen is finally back serving their Szechuan cooking in a casual space up near Buford Highway.
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Mary Mac’s Tea Room
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.
Terra Terroir might be in a strip mall, but once you get a glass of wine and sit on the back patio, you’d never know.
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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Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Head to Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Little Five Points for a huge selection of beers on tap along with elevated bar food in a nice space.
Atkins Park Tavern
Atkins Park in Virginia Highlands is one of the oldest bars in Atlanta, and it’s great for a beer and a burger.
This comic book-themed pizza spot in Little Five Points is a great place to share a pie with friends or to bring the family.
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