Winter Dining Guide
Affordable Dining at Top Atlanta Restaurants
600 Ponce de Leon
Eats keeps their menu simple and their prices low. First Eats keeps their menu simple and their prices low. First choose from a variety of pastas. You pay by the sauce which range from $6.25 and $7.75 and includes: marinara, olive and garlic, pesto, Alfredo, creamy marinara, turkey meat sauce and chicken chili. All pasta plates come with garlic bread and you can add on extras from meatballs to chicken breast for just $2 more. They offer meat and vegetable plate dinners too. Choose from their prized jerk chicken, lemon pepper chicken and turkey meatloaf. Some of the vegetables include: broccoli casserole, green beans, and collards. Vegetable plates are priced at $6.75 for three or $8.75 for four. A meat and two sides run $9.50 and $10.50 for three sides. Eats is open seven days a week from 11am until 10pm..
The Flying Biscuit Cafe
1655 McLendon Ave 404.687.8888
1001 Piedmont Ave. 404.874.8887
The Flying Biscuit CafĂ© serves great breakfast, lunch and dinner 7 days a week. One of Atlanta's home grown gems, they are best known for their mouth-watering biscuits and original affordable menu items. The Candler Park and Midtown locations offer a wide assortment of bakery items as well as new beer and wine selections. The Flying Biscuit's menu is organic-friendly. Enjoy weekend Sweet Specials on a variety of pancakes including chocolate chip, blueberry and more. And don't forget, Kids Eat Free Monday through Thursday from 4 â€“ 8 PM.
Johnny’s NY Style Pizza
Over 50 Atlanta area locations:
Order online at JohnnysPizza.com
Johnny's Pizza is synonymous with great pizza and subs in Atlanta. The secret to their success is in the preparation. They always use the finest ingredients. Johnny's specializes in NY style pizza, They have several house specialties including the Johnny's Deluxe, Italian Special, Veggie, Steak & Cheese, Pesto and Buffalo Chicken. Or choose from plenty of individual toppings to create your own masterpiece. Also find subs, salads, sandwiches and other popular Italian dishes including calzones, strombolis, and lasagna. Johnny's restaurants offer dine-in, take-out and delivery along with online ordering.
Agave blends eclectic southwestern cuisine, extensive tequila bar and wine list coupled with exceptional service, to make this one of Atlanta's top restaurants. Get free chips and salsa upon arrival and two for one appetizers at the bar nightly from 5 pm â€“ 7 pm. Sign up for email alerts through their website for great dining deals & event info. Agave has two beautiful dining rooms as well as an enclosed heated patio.
Baldinos Giant Jersey Subs
80 Powers Ferry Rd. 770.321.1177
5697 Buford Hwy. 770.455.8570
12890 Highway 9 678.580.0434
Baldinos serves up the best sub sandwich in the South. Their true New Jersey style subs are as fresh as any sandwich anywhere. The rolls are baked in-store everyday - all day; each sub is sliced fresh as ordered; hot subs are grilled, not nuked or pressed, and only the freshest produce garnishes every sub as ordered. Salads, soups and delicious baked goodies compliment a true value menu. Check out Baldinos $3.99 Daily Special offering a different sub for each day of the week. Having a Super Bowl Party? Call Baldinos and ask for their Party Subs. "It's always a party when you invite Baldinos!"
484 Moreland Ave. 404.523.0500 115
Laredo Dr. 404.299.5799
This eclectic neighborhood restaurant is a favorite hangout among residents of Little 5 and Avondale Estates. They offer a wide variety of salads, subs, calzones and of course pizzas to choose from at affordable prices. On their menu you'll find innovative homemade sauces and thoughtfully prepared dishes made from scratch every day. Savage offers lunch and dinner with delivery to the area. Both locations offer ample seating indoors and on the patio.
Athens Pizza House
1341 Clairmont Rd. Decatur
Since 1966, the Papadopoulos family has been serving up great Greek and Italian cuisine to the Emory / Decatur area. Athens Pizza is Zagat rated and winner of several awards including Best Greek Cuisine. So don't let the name fool you, there is much more here than great pizza. Some of the favorite recipes on their Greek dishes go back over 50 years! Athens Pizza offers daily specials for lunch and dinner. They have an extensive catering menu while the restaurant can also accommodate parties large and small with their private room.
N. Decatur Plaza 404.320.0101
East Cobb 678.996.0045
Mediterranean Grill is the place to go for authentic Mediterranean food. Their loyal customers keep this family/chef-owned and operated restaurant busy. Here you will find regional dishes like gyros, falafel and kabob sandwiches. They have a great Business Lunch Special offering Shish kabob, Kufta kabab & Gyro slices w/rice pilaf, salad, pita and drink for $8.40. Mediterranean Grill has tasty sandwiches including: Gyro, Kufta Kabob, Chicken Kabob, Falafel and a Grilled Vegetable sandwich. Sandwiches are just $6.50 and entrees start at $9.50.
3887 Peachtree Rd. 404.816.2229
Chin Chin is consistently voted Atlanta's Best Chinese restaurant. Their menu offers standard favorites and many exotic dishes in Chinese cuisine at affordable prices. The Brookhaven location featured offers over 30 lunch specials from $7.50 - $9.95. Choose an entree along with Vegetable Roll, Soup and Fried Rice. For dinner choose from over 20 chicken dishes and a dozen beef and pork dishes starting at just $12.50. They also offer a variety of vegetarian dishes, ramen and sushi.
Eclipse di Luna
764 Miami Circle
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 sautĂ©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.
3365 Piedmont Rd.
Twin Peaks is more than great views. The mountain lodge-style sports restaurant is known for their award winning burgers and wings along with great sandwiches and comfort foods. Start off with their Venison Chili or great selection of soups and salads. Choose from their Bites menu for popular chicken tenders, quesadillas and nachos. They offer signature dishes like Mom's Pot Roast and Chicken & Waffles that will help warm you up this winter. Wash it down with their extensive selection of draft beers served from 32 taps. Twin Peaks is a great place to meet up for a business lunch or to get together with friends with rooms available for private party bookings. The place will be rocking on Feb. 2 for Super Bowl LIV!
East Atlanta - 488 Flat Shoals Rd.
Located in the heart of the East Atlanta Village, The Earl is the kind of place you can hang out at all day. It is a great combination of restaurant, bar and concert hall. Featuring an amazing bar menu, moderately priced drinks and a music venue in the back, this is a place that can satisfy just about anyone in your group. Their burgers and sandwiches are very popular and have received numerous awards. Bar regulars love to wash them down with their PBR tall boys. At night anything and everything can be heard on the back stage as national acts and the best of the emerging Atlanta music scene grace the Earl nightly to packed crowds. With a casual atmosphere and eclectic mix of patrons, you can't go wrong with a visit to The Earl.
Harry's Pizza and Subs
2150 Powers Ferry Rd.
Since 1989, Harry's has been serving exceptional pizza to north Atlanta. This family owned and run restaurant specializes in New York style pizza but they are also known for their chicken wings, oversized salads, and mouthwatering sandwiches. Harry's offers daily specials on menu items and always has a special on draft beers. Harry's is a great place to watch your favorite sport. Bring the family and meet up with friends. Come on a Thursday to find the restaurant filled for weekly trivia. Trivia begins at 7:30pm.
3652 Roswell Rd.
Atlanta's favorite diner offers great meals at affordable prices 24 hours a day. Start the day with an omelet, french toast or golden pancakes. For lunch try one of their many sandwiches like sliced turkey, egg salad or the BLT. For dinner they have all the finest dishes like blackened grouper, jumbo shrimp scampi and rack of lamb at very affordable prices. Also great desserts and kids options.
JINYA Ramen Bar
Sandy Springs 404.600.6974
There is no more affordable, delicious food than ramen noodles in slow cooked broth. JINYA Ramen Bar with locations in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and now Alpharetta, has built a cult like following. Their mantra is delicious food at reasonable prices that's accessible to all. Order from the Ramen Bowl menu and discover a wide array of authentic toppings, from tender pork chasu to a perfectly cooked and seasoned poached egg to fresh garlic that will take your bowl to the next level. Also choose from a variety of small plates, mini tacos, rice bowls and salads. Then elevate your experience further by pairing it with wine or a craft beer.
800 Peachtree St.
Escorpion is a real Mexican tequila bar and cantina from chef-owner Riccardo Ullio. Their food and drink menus are rooted in Mexican flavors and culture. Tequila and Mezcal tastings and cocktails are paired with updated truck-stop Mexican food. Escorpion is a short stroll from The Fox Theater and offers quick serve menus prior to shows. Even when there isn't a show, the patio is a great place to relax.
550 Amsterdam Ave.
Loca Luna on Amsterdam Ave, directly on the East side of Piedmont Park, is a favorite date night, girls night out or place to meet up with friends. The restaurant offers a spacious main dining room, ample bar/lounge area, tropical outdoor patio with Midtown skyline view. Enjoy a wide range of tapas including Snapchat worthy dishes. Loca Crazy Mondays offer half-off all tapas and $3 Sangria 4-10pm. Free Salsa lessons on Wednesdays from 8-9pm and $5 Skinny drinks. Thursdays get $4 individual Margaritas and $15 pitchers. Bottomless Mimosas and Sangria served for Sunday Brunch. Live Latin music every night on their large dance floor and the hottest DJ's spin late night on Fridays and Saturdays. Plenty of free parking.
309 N. Highland Ave.
Located in the heart of historic Inman Park just walking distance from the Atlanta BeltLine, Fritti is nationally recognized for its award winning pizza. Here you can get Pizza Artigianale prepared according to traditional artisan methods in a state of the art wood-burning oven. The heated patio is among the hottest places to be in Inman Park as the entire dining room opens up to the lively street scene. Choose from their great selection of wines and full bar.