As the culinary scene in Atlanta continues to evolve, it remains deeply connected to its Southern roots while also embracing new flavors and traditions brought in by a growing immigrant population. Among the many outstanding dining options in the city, Buckhead stands out as a hub for international cuisine, ranging from Korean to Peruvian. Meanwhile, West Midtown is quickly emerging as a must-visit destination for foodies, with everything from romantic date-night spots like Marcel to lively and convivial brunch spots such as West Egg Cafe.

For upscale dining experiences, travelers recommend steakhouses like Bones and The Capital Grille, as well as contemporary American favorites like Canoe and The Optimist. Those on a budget can find great casual eats at spots like Fat Matt’s Rib Shack, the Atlanta Breakfast Club and Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q. International options like Aviva by Kameel, El Viñedo Local, and Desta Ethiopian Kitchen are also not to be missed. Thirsty? Head to the Prohibition-style speakeasy Red Phone Booth for craft cocktails and fascinating atmosphere. For more insights and guidance on the best dining experiences in Atlanta, consider signing up for one of the city’s exceptional tours.