Fall Patio Guide
Places to Go when Dining Outdoors!
550-C Amsterdam Ave.
Samba. Salsa. Merengue. They have it all at Loca Luna, where you'll find live Latin music nightly and savory dishes from Spain, South America and Latin America. Their location on Amsterdam Ave offers a tropical outdoor patio with Midtown skyline view. Enjoy a wide range of Snapchat worthy tapas. The happening bar is open till 2:30am on weekends. Make sure to try their world famous Mojito. They feature live Latin music every night on their large dance floor and the hottest DJ's spin late night on Fridays and Saturdays. There is plenty of free parking and free valet available.
Athens Pizza House
1341 Clairmont Rd. Decatur
Since 1966 the Papadopoulos family has served up great Greek and Italian cuisine to the Emory / Decatur area. Athens Pizza is the recipient of various awards including Best Greek Cuisine in Atlanta. Don't let the name fool you, there is much more than great pizza, as some of the favorite recipes on their Greek dishes go back generations! As the weather accommodates in fall, diners head out to their patio. Their patio can also be booked for private parties. Athens Pizza offers an extensive catering menu for events.
242 Boulevard SE
Consistently voted the Best Southwestern restaurant in Atlanta, Agave uses only the freshest ingredients to create chef inspired dishes with an authentic southwestern flare. Agave's menu is a unique blend of eclectic southwestern cuisine and extensive tequila bar that goes great with al fresco dining. Start with their two for one appetizers at the bar; available from 5pm - 7pm seven days a week. Then head to your table on their romantic southwestern designed patio with fireplace. With creative daily specials, award winning margaritas and great ambiance one can see why this is a Cabbagetown favorite.
City Winery Atlanta
650 North Avenue. Midtown
Located in the heart of historic Inman Since opening last year, City Winery has taken Atlanta by storm. The concept of combining great wines and culinary innovations in an intimate setting of live music is unlike anything this city has seen. City Winery's patio is a favorite destination for those heading to Ponce City Market. It's a great setting to meet for a cocktail after work, dinner or for brunch on the weekends.
The Downwind Restaurant
Dekalb Peachtree Airport
2000 Airport Rd. #201 770.452.0973
How many restaurants can boast patio seating with views of airplanes taking off and landing? The Downwind Restaurant & Lounge, a family owned establishment off of Clairmont Road can. Not only is their view superb, the food is fabulous too. Downwind boasts outstanding offerings including award winning burgers, great sandwiches and some of the best seafood in Atlanta. They offer a full bar and live music every Friday night from 7pm to close. Downwind is family friendly with an aviation themed playground for kids.
3109 Briarcliff Rd.
Mo's has been serving up great pizza in Atlanta for over 30 years! But the menu isn't limited to pizza: sandwiches, subs, wings, nachos and salads ensure that anybody who comes here can find something they like. Check for daily lunch and dinner specials. Everything is made using the freshest ingredients including the dough built from scratch every day. In fall, their front deck is the place to be. Families and friends gather to enjoy food and drink, watch the Falcons and college football on one of their many screens.
800 Peachtree St. Midtown
Escorpion is a regionally inspired Mexican tequila bar and cantina from chef-owner Riccardo Ullio. The restaurant captures the authentic tastes and ingredients indigenous to the country as Escorpion's food and drink menus are rooted in Mexican flavors and culture. Find familiar favorites like queso dip, quesadillas, and burritos. Also explore more exotic specialties like Tinga, a Mexican meat dish made with pork and sausage, slowly cooked and served in a corn tortilla. The atmosphere is electric making Escorpion one of the hottest restaurants in Midtown.
The Flying Biscuit Cafe’
1655 McLendon Ave. 404.687.8888
1001 Piedmont Ave. 404.874.8887
The Flying Biscuit serves great breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Their Candler Park location (shown) is the original Flying Biscuit cafe and boasts a newly renovated patio. While the Midtown location off Piedmont Park allows for dining inside or on their corner patio which is surrounded by windows that come off when the weather cools, offering great views of the bustling Midtown scene. The Midtown and Candler Park locations are offering a new beer & wine menu this spring in addition to nightly dinner specials.
484 Moreland Ave. 404.523.0500115
Laredo Dr. 404.299.5799
This eclectic neighborhood restaurant is a favorite hangout among residents of Little 5 and Avondale Estates. Both locations offer ample table seating inside and large patios. Savage prepares all their menu items using only the freshest vegetables and first quality meats, cheeses, breads and pastas. On their menu you'll find innovative homemade sauces, fresh dough and thoughtfully prepared dishes made from scratch every day. They offer is a wide variety of salads, subs, calzones and of course pizzas to choose from.
500 10th Street NE
The Patio at Park Tavern has one of the best views in the city overlooking Piedmont Park and the Midtown Skyline. This amazing backdrop provides for a great atmosphere and is dog-friendly. The large climate controlled patio includes table seating, private cabanas, an oyster bar, fire pits, and TV's to catch your favorite teams in action. The patio can be transformed for weddings, private events, and Spooktacular concerts and events. The Struts and Mondo Kozmo take the stage Saturday, Oct. 28th for Saints & Sinners. Visit parktavern.com for more information and to buy tickets. Park Tavern offers half-off Sushi nightly from 10pm - Midnight, 1/2 priced bottles of wine on Wednesday, and $1 Drafts when it rains Park Tavern pours.
309 N. Highland Ave.
Located in the heart of historic Inman Park, Fritti is nationally recognized for its pizza. It is authentic Neapolitan and prepared according to traditional artisan methods in a state of the art wood-burning oven. This world class oven can maintain a temperature of 1,000 degrees and cooks pizza unlike anything you have ever experienced. Their patio is among the hottest places to be in Inman Park as the entire dining room opens up to the lively street scene. Along with their award winning menu Fritti is known for their great value. Fritti offers a variety of antipasti dishes for $10 or less along with all pizzas between $10 - $14.
Eclipse di Luna
764 Miami Circle
Eclipse di Luna set the trend in Tapas style restaurants in Atlanta. They offer a high-energy dining experience with live entertainment nightly and an artsy setting as a backdrop. With over two dozen award winning tapas to choose from there is something to please any taste. The Tapas is affordably priced to encourage multiple sampling. Eclipse di Luna has been named as one of "Atlanta's Top 100 Restaurants" and "Best Tapas". Both their locations offer open-air al fresco dining that makes for an incredible atmosphere. Upon entering you feel like you've been transported into an exotic locale. Voted Best Tapas by INsite readers several years running.
Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant
848 Peachtree Street
3242 Peachtree Road
Gordon Biersch is an upscale brewery restaurant specializing in handcrafted German lagers brewed in-house. The on-site Brewmasters create their award-winning house beers as well as limited-time seasonal brews. This month try their Oktoberfest menu and pair with the new seasonal beer Festbier. The menu offerings are constantly being updated with fresh new items, seasonal creations and daily lunch specials. Check out their new Small Plates menu featuring individual and shareable appetizers. Both locations offer large patios; Buckhead comes with an outdoor fireplace. So come in to either of the Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants this fall for a hand crafted brew, outstanding food and great time!
Twin Peaks Restaurant
3365 Piedmont Rd.
Twin Peaks, the mountain lodge-style sports restaurant in Buckhead and its beautiful Twin Peaks girls offer great views! All three patios: street level, second floor open air and lively rooftop are serviced by the outgoing Twin Peaks wait staff. Twin Peaks Restaurant offers high-quality comfort food with a wide array of sandwiches and salads to choose from. Choose from an extensive selection of 29-degree draft beers on 32 taps while the girls pour and serve into huge ice-cold, frosted mugs. Several rooms are available for private parties, corporate or holiday functions.
Johnny's NY Style Pizza
Multiple Metro Area Locations
Johnny's Pizza is synonymous with great pizza and subs in Atlanta. They specialize in NY Style pizza, which is thin in the middle and thick around the edges. Johnny's is also known for their delicious calzones, subs, sandwiches and salads. All Johnny's locations offer patio seating including dine-in, take-out and delivery as well as online ordering. Visit JohnnysPizza.com for the nearest location.