Burgers in Dahlonega

Spirits Tavern

This full bar dishes up surprisingly creative burgers made from Angus beef or free range, hormone-free turkey, including crunchy mac 'n' cheese, Greek, Asian and Cajun versions.
Burgers in East Side


An NC-17 joint cluttered with Americana memorabilia, the Godfather of Atlanta burger joints is where alterna-hipsters mingle alongside Texas tourists and Morehouse College steppers. Burgers range from impressive to …
Cafe in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Collins Quarter

If you have ever talked coffee with an Australian, you know they are particularly fussy about their java. This wildly popular newcomer is Australian-owned and turns Australian-roasted Brooklyn coffee into beloved fl…
Diner in Historic District & Forsyth Park

Little Duck

Classic diner fare gets reimagined in this bright, airy, art-deco-inspired space. We love its dedicated grilled-cheese menu, where you can scale up the traditional variety with Gruyère and Havarti cheeses, or go all…
Diner in Westside

West Egg Cafe

Belly up to the marble breakfast counter or grab a table and dive into black-bean cakes and eggs, turkey sausage Benedict, pimiento cheese and bacon omelet, or a fried green tomato BLT. It's all re-imagined versions…
Food Hall in East Side

Krog Street Market

This mixed-use complex of hip retail outlets and restaurants is one of the latest anchors of Atlanta's hip and continually gentrifying Inman Park neighborhood. At last count there were 14 food vendors here, offering…
Sandwiches in East Side


This spare, converted brick house in Decatur is a wonderful bargain gourmet sandwich counter where baguettes are stuffed with white anchovies and lemon mayo, or chicken and ghost pepper jack, among other intriguing …
Cafe in Athens

Ike & Jane

This sunny little shingle in Normal Town serves decadent doughnuts bedazzled with crazy creative ingredients like red velvet, Cap'n Crunch cereal and peanut butter, banana and bacon. If that's all a bit much for you…
Deli in Athens

Big Bread Cafe

As you may have gathered, the bread at this restaurant-cum-bakery is awesome, but so are the creations derived from said bread: lamb burgers, grilled cheese and mozzarella, tomato and basil sandwiches etc. Throw in …
Food Hall in East Side

Ponce City Market

A mixed-use complex housed inside the historic former Sears, Roebuck & Co headquarters in Atlanta, the largest brick structure in the Southeast. Over two dozen food vendors occupy this food hall, ranging from ca…