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100 Best Restaurants 2014

Our buzzing list of the top eateries in A-Town, plus Best of the City awards. Take a bite!

Seared scallop with saffron butter, one of the many dishes from Umi's celeb-beloved menu

BEST OF THE CITY
Take a bite of A-Town’s sweet, savory and standout superlatives.

Best New Restaurant: 
St. Cecilia
3455 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.554.9995 | @stceciliaatl

Best Rising Star Chef: Andreas Müller of Gunshow
924 Garrett St. | Glenwood | 404.380.1886 | @gunshowatl

Best View: The Capital Grille
255 E. Paces Ferry Road | Buckhead | 404.262.1162 | @capitalgrille

Best Sweets Spot: Café Intermezzo
Multiple locations | @cafeintermezzo

Best-Looking Staff: The IVY Buckhead
3717 Roswell Road | Buckhead | 404.941.3081 | @theivybuckhead

Best Girls' Night Out: STK
1075 Peachtree St. NE | Midtown | 404.793.0144 | @stkatlanta

Best People-Watching: Lure
1106 Crescent Ave. NE | Midtown | 404.817.3650 | @lureatl

Best for Dudes: Ormsby’s
1170 Howell Mill Road | Westside | 404.968.2033 | @ormsbysatl

Best Wine Bar: Stem Wine Bar
1311 Johnson Ferry Road | Marietta | 678.214.6888 | @dougturbush

Best Barbecue: Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
1238 Dekalb Ave. NE | Candler Park | 404.577.4030 | @foxbrosbarbq

Best Hangover Cure: The Vortex Bar and Grill
Multiple locations | @thevortexl5p

Best Italian: Pricci
500 Pharr Road NE | Buckhead | 404.237.2941 | @pricciatlanta

Best Sports Bar: Dantanna’s
Multiple locations | @dantannas

Best Hidden Gem: Violette Restaurant
2948 Clairmont Road NE | Druid Hills | 404.633.3363

Best Taqueria: Taqueria del Sol
Multiple locations | @taqueriadelsol

Best Place for Singles: The Tavern at Phipps
3500 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.814.9640 | @tavernatphipps

Best Burger: Stillhouse Craft Burgers & Moonshine
56 E. Andrews Drive NW | Buckhead | 678.244.3601 | @stillhouseatl

Best Rooftop Dining: Pure Taqueria
1143 Alpharetta St. | Roswell | 770.817.7873 | @besurewithpure

Best New OTP: Osteria Mattone
1095 Canton St. | Roswell | 678.878.3378 | @osteriamattone

Best Hole in the Wall: Paper Plane
340 Church St. | Decatur | 404.377.9308

Best Meat and Three: OK Cafe
1284 W. Paces Ferry Road NW | Buckhead | 404.233.2888

Best Sushi: Umi
3050 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.841.0040 | @umisushiatl

Best Romantic Dinner: Aria
490 E. Paces Ferry Road NE | Buckhead | 404.233.7673 | @gerryklaskala

Best Cheap Eats: Victory Sandwich Bar
340 Church St. | Decatur | 404.377.9300

Best Fresh Fare: Juicy Jenny
56 E. Andrews Drive | Buckhead | 404.848.1480 | @planetjennyatl

Best Diner: Buckhead Diner
3073 Piedmont Road NE | Buckhead | 404.262.3336 | @buckheaddiner

Best ’Wich: Joy Cafe
316 Pharr Road NE | Buckhead | 404.816.0306 | @joycafeyum

Best BYOB: Antico Pizza
1093 Hemphill Ave. | Westside | 404.724.2333 | @antico_pizza

Best Bar Bites: Brick Store Pub
125 E. Court Square | Decatur | 404.687.0990 | @brickstorepub

Best Neighborhood Pub: Mac McGee Irish Pub
Multiple locations | @macmcgeeirish

Best Brunch: Buttermilk Kitchen
4225 Roswell Road | Buckhead | 678.732.3274 | @buttermilkkitch

Best Private Party Space: Bistro Niko
3344 Peachtree Road | Buckhead | 404.261.6456 | @bistroniko

Best Gluten-free: Wisteria Restaurant
471 N. Highland Ave. NE | Inman Park | 404.525.3363 | @wisteriaatlanta

Best Bagels: Goldberg’s Bagel Company & Deli
Multiple locations | @goldbergsbagel

Best Special Occasion: Bacchanalia
1198 Howell Mill Road NW | Westside | 404.365.0410 | @starprovisions

Best Oysters: Shucks Oyster & Wine Bar
705 Town Blvd. | Brookhaven | 404.846.1777 | @shucksatl

Best Dog-Friendly: Treehouse Restaurant and Pub
7 Kings Circle | Buckhead | 404.266.2732

Best for the Fam: Atlanta Food Truck Park
1850 Howell Mill Road NW | Westside | 678.883.8471 | @atlfoodpark

Best Gastropub: Argosy
470 Flat Shoals Ave. SE | East Atlanta | 404.577.0407 | @argosyeav

Best Farm-to-Table: Empire State South
999 Peachtree St. NE | Midtown | 404.541.1105 | @essouth

Best Hotel Restaurant: Park 75 at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta
75 14th St. NW | Midtown | 404.253.3840 | @fsatlanta

Best Group Dining Spot: Seven Lamps
3400 Around Lenox Road | Buckhead | 404.467.8950 | @sevenlampsatl

Best Late-Night Bite: Industry Tavern
3280 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.254.4468 | @industrytavern

Best Playlist: The Sound Table
483 Edgewood Ave. SE | Old Fourth Ward | 404.835.2534 | @thesoundtable

Best Barkeep: Miles Macquarrie of Kimball House
303 E. Howard Ave. | Decatur | 404.378.3502 | @kimballhousebar

Best Steak: New York Prime
3424 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.846.0644 | @newyorkprime

Best Big Salad: Smash Kitchen & Bar
804 Town Brookhaven | Brookhaven | 404.841.4221 | @smashatl

Best Mexican: Bone Garden Cantina
1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW | Westside | 404.418.9072

Best Pizza: Varasano’s Pizzeria
2171 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.352.8216 | @varasanospizza

Best Mobile Eats: Sweet Auburn Barbecue
Multiple locations | @sweetauburnbbq

Best Cocktails: Ration & Dram
130 Arizona Ave. NE | Edgewood | 678.974.8380 | @rationanddram

Best Small Plates: Saltyard
1820 Peachtree Road NW | Brookwood Hills | 404.382.8088 | @saltyard

Best Vegan: Kyma
3085 Piedmont Road NE | Buckhead | 404.262.0702 | @kymarestaurant

Best Catch: Atlanta Fish Market
265 Pharr Road NE | Buckhead | 404.262.3165 | @atlfishmarket

Best Live Music: The Tavern at Phipps
3500 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.814.9640 | @tavernatphipps

Best Casual Date: The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill
3279 Roswell Road | Buckhead | 404.474.9508 | @thebigketch

Best Outside Patio: Park Tavern
500 10th St. NE | Midtown | 404.249.0001 | @parktavern

Best Underground Supper Club: Dinner Lab
@dinnerlab

Best Celeb Spotting: Umi
3050 Peachtree Road NE | Buckhead | 404.841.0040 | @umisushiatl

Best Chinese: Peter Chang’s Tasty China II
6450 Powers Ferry Road NW | Sandy Springs | 678.766.8766

Best Power Lunch: Bistro Niko
3344 Peachtree Road | Buckhead | 404.261.6456 | @bistroniko

Best Family-Style Fare: Gio’s Chicken Amalfitano
1099 Hemphill Ave. NW | Westside | 404.347.3874

Best To-Die-For Doughnut: Sublime Doughnuts
535 10th St. NW | Westside | 404.897.1801 | @sublimedoughnut

Best Overall Service: Chops Lobster Bar
70 W. Paces Ferry Road NW | Buckhead | 404.262.2675 | @chopslobsterbar

Best Thai: Nan Thai Fine Dining
1350 Spring St. NW | Midtown | 404.870.9933 | @nanthaiatlanta

Best Happy Hour: Big Sky Buckhead
3201 Cains Hill Place NW | Buckhead | 404.481.5168 | @bigskybuckhead

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