Your friend is dog-sitting in Brookhaven for the weekend and bribes you to come meet them for brunch. Put on something that isn’t sweatpants and head to Haven. It’s a nicer spot on a quiet street, but it’s always packed on the weekends. If you didn’t make a reservation, you might have to wait a bit, so grab a mimosa and take that time to look over the long menu. They have breakfast classics like eggs Benedict and a smoked salmon bagel, but if you’re more in a lunch mood, go for the fried chicken sandwich.
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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.
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.
Gypsy Kitchen in Buckhead has one of our favorite rooftops in the city, serves affordable tapas, and always feels a little like a party.
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King + Duke
The entire menu at King + Duke is roasted on an open hearth, and includes lots of meat, some fish, and very few vegetables.
Kimball House in Decatur is a great spot to grab oysters and cocktails, all in a space straight out of _The Great Gatsby_.
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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Atlas in Buckhead is a high-end Southern restaurant inside the St. Regis that you should head to for your next special occasion.
Bistro Niko is a cozy French spot in Buckhead perfect for a date or small group dinner.
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