Neighborhoods in Atlanta That Attract Foodies

Posted on March 15, 2015

Atlanta is home to several cultural and historical attractions, and the food doesn’t disappoint either. Almost every neighborhood in the city has something savory to offer for every palate, but a few stand out from the rest. Check out this list of top Atlanta neighborhoods for people who love to eat well. 


The popular website has deemed this family-friendly suburb of Atlanta the No. 1 foodie city in the country thanks to its variety of locally sourced options. The Iberian Pig, famous for its modern twist on traditional Spanish cuisine, is equally known for its drink menu. Leon’s Full Service is a landmark for iconic cocktails, while fresh up-and-comer Paper Plane offers an intimate supper club feel to accompany its unique menu of drinks and food. Other stand-outs include Cafe Alsace, Parker’s on Ponce, Victory Sandwich Bar and Cafe Lily.


Midtown is one of Atlanta’s most popular areas to live, work and play. It’s extremely walkable and within close proximity to beautiful Piedmont Park as well as a bevy of other city landmarks. Combine that with the dozens of delicious food options available throughout the neighborhood and you have a paradise for any food lover. Midtown is home to Sublime Doughnuts, consistently and universally praised as one of America’s best doughnut shops. Antico Pizza Napoletana, a popular BYOB restaurant near Georgia Tech, is famous for its authentic, family-style pizza. Other Midtown favorites include Ecco, Tuk Tuk Thai and Atmosphere.


Atlanta’s best known shopping and business district also features exemplary dining options. From the fresh, flavorful meat found at steakhouses like Bones to the coastal selection at Atlanta Fish Market, there’s a tasty dish for every palate in this upscale neighborhood. Don’t miss out on other Buckhead dining landmarks like King & Duke, Saltyard and Le Bilboquet.

Old Fourth Ward

The new area for foodies is located at Krog Street Market in Old Fourth Ward. The space has a “food hall” feel with a lot of vendors and communal style tables. This inventive place also has restaurants that are separated from the whole. These restaurants range from Mexican at Superica, to Mediterranean at Yalla!, to classic American at Fred’s Meat & Bread. If you haven’t already, check this place out.


Brookhaven is quickly taking root as one of Atlanta’s fastest growing neighborhoods. With growth comes great places to eat and drink as shown by the ever increasing amount of local, independently owned pubs and restaurants. 57th Fighter Group has become a well-known icon for its French bunker ambiance and delicious menu. Other mainstays include Valenza, Verde Taqueria and Pour Bistro.

Great restaurants contribute to a great quality of life, and Atlanta has no shortage of either. Be sure to check out these communities and other great areas to live when you’re looking at Atlanta homes for sale!

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