In the Mood for . . . TAPAS!
Popular Atlanta restaurants offering small plates
Eclipse di Luna
764 Miami Circle 404.846.0449
4505 Ashford-Dunwoody (678) 205.5862
Upon entering Eclipse di Luna you feel like you've been transported into an exotic locale. Take in the festive, high-energy dining experience with an artsy setting as a backdrop. With over two dozen tapas to choose from there is something to please any taste. Their cheese based tapas are great choice to start with. Try the Quesos Espanoles, a tasting of Spanish cheeses with assorted accompaniments. Eclipse di Luna features a variety of meat dishes like the Pollo a la Parilla, a chicken breast grilled and marinated with red pepper salad and avocado. On the beef side, The Brocheta de Bistee is a red wine marinated skirt steak skewered with chimichurri. There are also several seafood dishes to choose from including the Gambas al Ajillo which is sautÃ©ed shrimp & garlic with calabes pepper. Eclipse di Luna has been voted Best Tapas by INsite readers several years running. Both locations offer patio dining.
N. Decatur Plaza (404) 320.0101
Midtown (404) 917.1100
East Cobb / Marietta (678) 996.1100
Mediterranean Grill has consistently been voted "Best Mediterranean" in Atlanta. They serve authentic regional dishes like gyros, falafel, Greek salad, kabob and lamb shank. You will find great Mediterranean Tapas on the menu including Hummus, Baba Ganouj, Calamari, Dolmas and Greek Potatoes. Start with one of their artfully prepared appetizers like Hummus, Baba Ganouj, Tabouleh Salad Calamari or homemade Spanakopita. Try the Business Lunch Special offering Shish Kabob, Kufta Kabab & Gyro slices w/rice pilaf, salad, pita and drink for just $8.40. Mediterranean Grill has tasty sandwiches including: Gyro, Kufta Kabob, Chicken Kabob, Falafel and a Grilled Vegetable sandwich. Mediterranean Grill is also popular for catering. Their menu can be found online or by calling any of their three locations. Give them a call or come in for an authentic Mediterranean experience.
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 spacious main dining room, ample bar/lounge area, tropical outdoor patio with Midtown skyline view, and a private VIP area upstairs. Enjoy a wide range of tapas including Snapchat worthy selections like: Spanish Style Ribs, Mini Cuban Sliders, Pao de Queijo, Brazilian Cheese Rolls, Emapanda de Carne, carne asada steak skewers, Ceviche De Camarones, lamb meatballs; garlic and lemon aioli. Come in Tuesday 5-10pm for Unlimited Tapas at just $18 or crazy Taco Thursday's swith $2 tacos and $4 margaritas 5-10pm. Free Salsa Lessons from 8-9pm on Wednesdays with Orquesta MaCuba Salsa Band and $5 Skinny Drinks. Make sure to try their world famous Mojito while you're here, it has been voted best in Atlanta. The happening bar is open till 2:30am on weekends with a wide selection of exotic cocktails, top shelf liquor and many wines to complement a good meal or a night of dancing. Loca Luna has also been voted best late night venue, patio, appetizers, latin music and girls night out, among others, by both local and national publications. 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.
800 Peachtree St.
Escorpion is a regionally inspired Mexican tequila bar and cantina from chef-owner Riccardo Ullio. The restaurant captures the authentic tastes and ingredients indigenous of the country. The atmosphere is fun and electric, making Escorpion one of the hottest restaurants in the bustling Midtown scene. Escorpion's food and drink menus are rooted in Mexican flavors and culture. Find familiar favorites like queso dip, guacamole, quesadillas, and burritos. You can also explore lesser known specialties like Tinga, a Mexican meat dish made with pork and sausage, slowly cooked in a spicy chile sauce and served in a corn tortilla. Other inspired taco dishes include: Seta (a mushroom based vegetarian dish), Baja Fish (pan seared), Pastor (grilled marinated pork) and Tinga (spicy braised chicken). Also find an assortment of salads, appetizers and sides to go with chef inspired Platos Fuertes (entrees).
931 Monroe Dr. NE Midtown
Tapa Tapa exhibits a passion for all things Spanish and offers guests hospitality of a truly Iberian nature. Find classic tapas that most will recognize and our modern tapas which experiments with more global flavors. Their chefs prepare daily specials that reflect the season and availability of ingredients many of which are sourced directly from Spain. A great place to share interesting food around the table with friends.