The Best Downtown Atlanta Restaurants
Aug 11 , 2011
Atlanta is a city that offers cuisine from all over the world. Many people are in search of that authentic southern meal. There’s no issue finding that here, but if you’ve ready for a new flavor, don’t miss all the other incredible restaurants Atlanta has to offer.
If you’re looking for a real taste of the south from downtown Atlanta’s restaurants, don’t miss Paschal’s. This upscale yet comfortable restaurant dates back to 1947. The specialty is fried chicken, cooked to the secret family recipe originated when the restaurant first began.
Paschal’s has been considered a great meeting place in downtown Atlanta for some of the most impressive people from America’s history. This list spans from entertainers like Aretha Franklin to political figures such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Located in the heart of Castleberry Hill, Paschal’s is the perfect spot to get the whole family together, (and have a dinner even better than your own mother’s). You especially can’t miss this if you’re not native to the south, the love put into this chicken will blow your mind.
Ray’s in the City
Take advantage of the geographic location of your stay in downtown Atlanta and try the restaurant Ray’s in the City. Ray’s is one of Atlanta’s best known and most delicious seafood restaurants in downtown Atlanta. The classy interior matched with the view of the river make Ray’s a great spot for a first date or a small family gathering. The menu features seafood favorites like Maryland crab cakes, but also branches out and offers beautiful cuts of beef.
No matter what your taste buds are craving on this wide spectrum of flavors, you can’t help but be satisfied. Make sure and wear something dressy casual and you’ll be more than comfortable and fit right in at Ray’s.
Grind House Killer Burgers
If what you want something satisfying, but don’t want to change out of your shorts to enjoy it, get to Grind House Killer Burgers. This is a no fuss kind of place with a menu that features giant and delicious greasy burgers. Grind House knows what they’re doing when it comes to its simple menu of burgers, fries, and shakes so thick you made need an extra straw.
As an alternative to the usually fancy downtown Atlanta restaurants, the Grind House will meet every expectation you have. So pick your style of burger (yes there’s more than one,) grab a beer, and don’t forget extra napkins.
Room is one of the most innovative and advanced in the world of steak houses and downtown Atlanta restaurants. Its menu isn’t just your expected variety of steak cuts and side dishes. It also offers an incredible assortment of fish entrees and sushi creations. The sleek and cosmopolitan looks of Room match the lovely plating presentation of the fabulous food.
Room accommodates all occasions whether it is a quick cocktail at the full bar, a romantic dinner for two, or even a big gathering in one of the private dining rooms. This is one of those downtown Atlanta restaurants that keep you coming back for more. The ambiance and the service make the experience that much more memorable. Don’t miss this chic spot; everyone who’s anyone has dined here.