Downtown restaurants

Market in Downtown

Sweet Auburn Curb Market

Atlanta's original historic food hall – it dates to 1924 – is more about fresh produce, meats and seafood than some of the city's other, more gourmet-oriented markets, but there are some favorites here for a meal to…
Mexican in Downtown

Alma Cocina

'Soul Kitchen' cooks contemporary tacos and inventive Mexican fare. There might be tequila-poached pear guacamole to start; small plates such as chili-ash-cured Arctic Char with avocado, Fresno chilies, candied ging…
Barbecue in Downtown

Smoke Ring

This sleek Castleberry Hill barbecue restaurant sits in the shadow of Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The pulled pork is divine, especially in the breakfast burrito, but they smoke plenty here beyond the usual suspects, such…
Vegan in Downtown

Herban Fix

This contemporary vegan restaurant straddling Midtown and Downtown leans heavily Pan-Asian (the chef is Taiwanese) and will surprise you with its earthy-upscale decor. Dishes are refreshingly creative – grilled eggp…
Pizza in Downtown

Amalfi Pizza

This new Neapolitan pizzeria makes a for a great Downtown stop for families, with the pies emerging from two dueling, 6000lb wood-burning brick ovens imported from Italy. The way to go here is carnavale-style, a sta…
Southern US in Downtown

Paschal's

Slinging old-school Southern soul food, Lowcountry cuisine and Cajun/creole staples for six decades, Paschal's touts bone-in fried-chicken sandwiches, slow-cooked ribs and catfish étouffée among its specialties that…
Mexican in Downtown

No Mas! Cantina

Though the design overkill feels a bit like dining inside a hungover piñata, this festive Downtown Castleberry Hill cantina is popular. Despite its quiet location, it's walking distance from the Mercedes-Benz Stadiu…