Downtown Dining Partners

Grade-A sushi, prime cut steaks and sweet-potato soufflé are all part of what makes Downtown Atlanta a culinary wonder.

Long known for modern presentation of traditional southern cooking, Atlanta restaurants also offer authentic tapas, homemade cornbread, Thai noodles, and a variety of other ethnic selections that represent Atlanta’s diverse culture. Come taste the flavor of Downtown Atlanta!

As a Downtown Dining Partner, you will benefit from exclusive access to promotional programs and materials throughout the year. To become a 2015 Downtown Dining Partner and to learn more, download the information packet and application here.

Agatha's "A Taste of Mystery" Dinner Theater

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Agatha's is a comedy murder mystery dinner theater with audience participation, maximum of 170 people. All shows are original comedy murder mystery plays that take place in the dining room between the courses of the meal

Alma Cocina
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Alma Cocina, Spanish for “soul kitchen,” features modern Mexican fare made with the freshest ingredients and influences spanning Latin America. Go beyond the margarita with Alma Cocina's unique tequila offerings and Latin-inspired cocktails, and enjoy a vibrant meal in an inviting atmosphere. 

BLT Steak
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BLT Steak Atlanta brings the brand’s signature style and exceptional service to Downtown Atlanta. The restaurant combines traditional elements of the French bistro with the classic American steakhouse, creating a truly modern experience that provides guests with an environment that is at once comforting and refined. BLT Steak Atlanta is best known for its signature warm Popovers, which start every meal, along with a variety of high-quality specialty steaks, fresh seafood, satisfying sides and indulgent desserts. An award-winning wine list features a broad selection of both Old World and New World varieties, as well as bottled beers and handcrafted cocktails. BLT Steak Atlanta has received a number of honors, including four stars from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, three stars from Atlanta Magazine and Creative Loafing, and the Four Diamond Award from AAA every year since 2011.

The BQE Restaurant & Lounge
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BQE Restaurant and Lounge is a soul food fusion restaurant and its menu is filled with southern favorites such as fried green tomatoes and shrimp and grits.  The restaurant is famous for its red velvet chicken and waffles.

CNN Center

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Adjacent to Philips Arena and the Georgia Dome and across Centennial Olympic Park from the Georgia Aquarium and the World of Coca-Cola, CNN Center has a wide variety of fast food and full service restaurants. Whether you are headed to a game, concert or just out for lunch - the restaurants at CNN Center offer something for everyone. Choose from a selection of quick casual restaurants including Chick-fil-A, Great Wraps, Dunkin' Donuts and more.


Cuts Steakhouse
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A new addition to the Downtown Atlanta dining district, Cuts Steakhouse offers a variety of Southern inspired cuisine. We offer only the best steaks, beef short ribs, southern fried lobster tail, and shrimp & grits just to name a few, along with an extensive appetizer and wine list. With a variety of dining options within our restaurant, guests can choose between our main dining areas, semi-private/private areas, patio or the Sports Bar at Cuts. Come see why Cuts Steakhouse is quickly becoming the downtown destination for a great meal and outstanding atmosphere. We look forward to providing you with an exceptional experience.

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Dantanna's features aged, all-natural steaks and fresh seafood. Dantanna's combines culinary excellence with the entertainment value of sports to create the ultimate restaurant experience. Atlanta's only upscale sports restaurant has the sophistication of a five-star eatery and the excitement of a private suite at your favorite game. The high-quality food delivered in an energized yet elegant sports-themed environment has created an experience unlike any other in Atlanta.

Der Biergarten
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Der Biergarten is made up of an elegant white tablecloth dining room, an alley with foosball and table shuffleboard, and, of course, the indoor/outdoor beer garden. With traditional family style seating - a la Munich- and multiple flat-screen TVs, the beer garden is the best place for watching European or American football! Enjoy the authentic German cuisine while being surrounded by Bavarian decor, and a German-manufactured model -railroad that circles the restaurant. 

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Fandangles promotes health-conscious Southern evolution food.  The menu is uniquely crafted to offer gluten-free and vegetarian items along side traditional Southern cuisine with a European flair.  Our beef comes from Coz Farms and Southeast Family Farms and our cheeses from Flat Creek Lodge Creamery and Sweetgrass Dairy.  These regional ingredients combined with Chef Marc Suennemann creativity and skill help make the menus in Fandagles memorable. 

Fire of Brazil

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For a set price, $17.95 for lunch and $41.50 for dinner, you will enjoy an unlimited salad bar accompanied by a wide selection of meats.  All meats and salad bar options are unlimited for the set price.  All drinks and desserts are an additional cost.

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Game-X is the evolution of social gaming. Beyond nostalgia for the wonder of childhood, adults will join with children to revel in the latest in gaming and explore the limits of technology. High tech and high fun make Game-X the family or corporate outing of the future -- today. Dine, drink and play on two levels overlookng Centennial Olympic Park. Whether it's "girl's" or "boy's night out," date night or a corporate team-building affair, Game-X is the one-stop place to forge fun in the heart of Downtown Atlanta's Luckie Marietta District. 

Gibney's Pub
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Gibney’s is the local neighborhood bar in Downtown Atlanta.  Serving up drinks and pub fare since 1997, our commitment to creating a casual and fun experience will have you coming back again and again!

Glenn's Kitchen
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Glenn's Kitchen features unpretentious American fare highlighting local Southern flavor, making it one of the most in-demand restaurants in Atlanta. Guests enjoy the captivating panoramic views from SkyLounge- Atlanta's first roof-top bar open seasonally, and The Living Room bar offers food and drink throughout the day and night. 

Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta
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Housing more than 200 authentic memorabilia pieces from legends like Elvis Pressley, John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix and Andy Warhol, Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta is more than just a restaurant.  Come ROCK with us!

Hudson Grille
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The best sports bar in Atlanta!  Hudson Grille is the perfect place to catch the game, to meet friends, for a great meal or to enjoy drinks from one of our expansive bars!

Jalapeño Charlie's
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We offer a menu filled with Latin-Mexican cuisine.  From tacos to huesteca a  Charlie's, there is surely something for everyone to love.

Legal Sea Foods

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Legal Sea Foods, located across from Georgia Aquarium, is a two-story restaurant (with downstairs Oyster Bar) that’s double the fun for Atlantans who love seafood. Nine signature cocktails, 30 wines by the glass and 40 varieties of fresh fish and shellfish will get you hooked. The restaurant has received a boatload of accolades including the honor of serving its legendary New England Clam Chowder at every presidential inauguration since 1981.


Max Lager's Wood Fired
Grill & Brewery

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Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery is the oldest independent brewery restaurant in Georgia and is known widely for its wood-fired cuisine and freshly brewed beers.  Located on Peachtree Street in the heart of Downtown Atlanta, Max Lager's is an oasis of authenticity.  Relax, while enjoying dinner and drinks in our dining room or on our patio; or stop in for a drink at our bar, which features copper tanks and flat screen TVs.  The beautifully renovated 10,000 square-foot historic building features an industrial loft-style ambiance, and is designed to host fun events for family and friends as well as large groups. 

Max's Coal Oven Pizzeria

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Since 2009 Max's COal Oven Pizzeria has offered authentic, New York style pizza, classic salads, pastas, Italian sandwiches, signature coal oven wings and freshly made desserts. One of the restaurant's signature features is that it has the only genuine coal-burning oven in Georgia, enabling the restaurant to serve perfectly crisp pizzas and create a unique taste and texture that has been a hallmark of New York City pizzerias for more than a century. Max's is alla bout the pizza, starting with the creation of the perfect dough. From sausage and pepperoni to peppers and onions, Max's offers options to meet everyone's palette. 

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant

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Our restaurant is located at the corner of Marietta Street and Centennial Park Drive and we serve fresh seafood and shellfish as well as aged steaks and garden fresh salads, as well as America's #1 happy hour (ranked by USA Today).  Our goal is to exceed y our dining expectations.

Meehan's Public House
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A true Irish pub in the heart of Downtown providing Atlantans and visitors a taste of Irish charm and a comfortable atmosphere to enjoy a pint and a bite. With over 4,000 square feet to spare, Meehan’s is the perfect place to gather for a quick lunch, after work pints and cocktails, dinner with friends and late night fun.

Morton's the Steakhouse
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Whether in town for business or pleasure, whether a long-time resident or first-time visitor to Downtown Atlanta, Morton's Downtown is a popular dinner choice. Convenient to Atlanta hotspots such as the CNN Center, The Fox Theater, The Georgia Aquarium and the Georgia World Congress Center, Morton's is a favorite for power business dinners, a night out on the town or quiet drinks at the bar.

Nikolai's Roof

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Enjoy modern, contemporary dining and a panoramic view of Atlanta's skyline at our award-winning restaurant.  The globally influenced menu is fresh and of-the-moment, yet timeless in its execution.  Select from our a la carte menu or enjoy multi-course menus crafted by our chef.

No Mas! Cantina
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No Mas! Cantina brings the best of Mexico to Atlanta. Serving up classic Mexican favorites and mouthwatering specialties. Be sure to enjoy a Santos margarita made with one of the 60 tequilas featured in the expansive bar.

Ocean Market
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Offering a grab-and-go-style lunch menu tailored to busy professionals, area residents and more, Chef Shane McIntosh’s new concept features a variety of reasonably priced fare available for dine-in or takeout, from fresh salads and soups to traditional and panini-style sandwiches and delicious crepes.

Park Bar
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Sitting on the edge of Centennial Olympic Park, Park Bar is a great place to meet up when Downtown.  Inviting guests to sit and sip a while, Park Bar is known for its expansive bourbon and craft beer offerings and its "3-2-1" special featuring three shots for the price of two, served in a souvenir cup.  Park Bar's new menu features a variety of tastes from The Melty Bison burger and Park Bar signature wings to a perfectly cooked New York strip steak and braised boneless short ribs.

Peachtree Center
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Peachtree Center’s three-tiered retail mall is located in the heart of Atlanta at the corner of Peachtree Street and International Boulevard. Peachtree Center has more than 30 restaurants and eateries, including Chick-fil-A, Firehouse Subs, Willy's, Caribou Coffee and Benihana.

Pittypat's Porch
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Downtown Atlanta's oldest and best southern dining restaurant with a newly renovated outdoor porch for dining. Pittypat's Porch Restaurant offers the finest traditional Southern Dining with the quintessential Southern Hospitality Atlanta's diners have experienced for more than 45 years.

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Polaris is Atlanta's landmark rotating restaurant and lounge, serving shared Chef's plates and handcrafted cocktails with a panoramic view 25 stories above famed Peachtree Street in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.

Poor Calvin's

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Poor Calvin's is a restaurant located in Downtown Atlanta that is owned and operated by Executive Chef Calvin Phan.  Poor Calvin's offers a rare blend of Thai and Southern cuisine, with popular dishes such as friend chicken with lobster mac and cheese, lobster friend rice and more.  The restaurant offers an impressive dessert and bar program as well.

Prime Meridian
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Located in the South Tower of the Omni Hotel at CNN Center,Prime Meridian Restaurant is a unique dining space that overlooks Centennial Olympic Park and the Fountain of Rings. Enjoy international cuisine in an open kitchen atmosphere. 

Ray's in the City

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Ray's in the City is a casual seafood house restaurant offering the best seasonal and fresh seafood available. Seafood is flown in daily from the Atlantic, Pacific and the Gulf. Enjoy fresh shucked oysters which can be enjoyed at your table or at the oyster bar or made to order sushi, sashimi, or nigiri at the sushi bar.

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ruth's Chris Steak House is an anchor of the Downtown dining scene, featuring custom-aged, USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle, an award-winning wine list and legendary hospitality.  All this, coupled with dining rooms and a private terrace that boast sweeping vistas of Centennial Olympic Park and the Atlanta skyline, make Ruth's Chris Steak House - Centennial Park the perfect place to indulge your senses.

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Sidebar is a true neighborhood institution and a favorite Downtown Atlanta destination to grab a bite and a cocktail with friends, socialize before and after area events, watch televised sporting events and more.  Sidebar offers mouthwatering pub grub including Cuban and pressed sandwiches, and the best wings in Downtown, along with a premium cocktail selection, craft beers, and wine. With a relaxed atmosphere, expansive bar, pool tables, plenty of seating, and a multitude of flat screen televisions, Sidebar has been serving locals, students, sports enthusiasts, travelers and area workers for ten years.

Slice Downtown
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Slice fuses New York style pizzeria cuisine with an authentic urban vibe.  Local brews along side domestic and imported bottle and draft beers with a full service bar to complete your dining experience.

Smoke Ring

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Smoke Ring serves up more than just your traditional barbecue.  Everything is smoked to perfection and the restaurant boasts craft cocktails, local brews, televisions and plenty of bourbon to go with your farm-to-table experience.

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STATS is the ultimate location to watch your favorite sporting event, host your next private event or enjoy a tasty meal with friends. STATS offers tried-and-true American favorites and is one of the only bars in the U.S. to feature a beer tap system, which allows guest to pour their own beer with no server or bartender needed.

Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View
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The Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View is Atlanta's only tri-level dining complex, featuring a revolving upscale restaurant, a rotating cocktail lounge and an observatory view level offering a breathtaking 360-degree panorama of the magnificent Atlanta skyline.  Situated 723 feet about the city, the Sun Dial features a full service dining experience with diverse menu offerings of seasonally-influenced American cuisine by Chef Jason Starnes.

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Sway sets a new standard for hotel dining, combining the flavors of Southern kitchens, family cookouts and Sunday dinners with the freshest ingredients from local farms, dairies and butchers. In additional to lovingly-crafted breakfast, lunch and dinner menu items, Sway offers Atlanta’s only Southern pie bar, a family-style smorgasbord that invites guest to sample from a long table of tempting offerings.  

Sweet Auburn Curb Market
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The Sweet Auburn Curb Market is an international delight, catering to an array of customers from all areas of town, including local business people, intown residents, Georgia State students. Explore flavors from around the world at the historic Sweet Auburn Curb Market.

Ted's Montana Grill
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The menu, under the direction of Corporate Chef, Chris Raucci, features made-from-scratch dishes including Certified Angus Beef, National Bison Association-certified bison, chicken and seafood. The time-honored American favorites include steaks, meatloaf, crab cakes, pecan-crusted trout, cedar plank salmon, burgers, chicken grills and vegetable sides.

Terrace Bistro
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Enjoy sustainable dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Terrace Bistro overlooking Peachtree Street at the Ellis Hotel. Serving delicious American heirloom entrees and supporting local and regional farmers, fishermen and producers, Terrace Bistro captures fresh simple flavors in their far.  Savor the pure aroma and tastes of natural and organic ingredients bursting with delicious flavors and sustainably-sourced ingredients.

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Thrive is a local favorite known for its modern American menu & European design. The menu, consisting of locally grown products, pleases foodies from around the world. Diners enjoy steak, seafood, sushi, pasta, salads, sandwiches & much more. Along with the extensive menu Thrive also offers lunch and happy hour specials. The restaurant's 3 defined areas; bar, lounge and dining room mesh seamlessly to combine a unique blend of sleek, contemporary style.

Trader Vic's

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Trader Vic's brings the Pacific Islands to Downtown, with authentic palm trees, tiki torches and Polynesian wood carvings.  Trader Vic's specializes in smoked delicacies cooked to tender perfection in unique Chinese ovens, flavorful tropical cocktails and an unforgettable atmosphere.


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Truva is committed to providing a comfortable, cozy, unique dining experience that will surpass expectations. Their main objective is to delight with the finest Mediterranean cuisine prepared with a fusion. The exotic décor combined with exceptional service will sweep guests away to a place of romance and charisma. Couples, families and single diners will all find a welcoming atmosphere.

Twenty-Two Storys
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Twenty-Two Storys is Downtown's beer-forward bar to network and mingle, and features a top selection of Georgia and Atlanta brewed beers and ales and a full menu of beer-influenced snacks, appetizers and entrees, including Atlanta's best pretzels.

Underground Atlanta
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Located in the heart of Downtown, Underground Atlanta is bustling with activity, day or night. Enjoy daily entertainment by Atlanta’s talented residents, caricature drawings and fortune telling, homemade candy, delicious dining and souvenir shopping.  After dark, enjoy our clubs and restaurants in Kenny’s Alley for a night of pure entertainment.

Johnny Rockets
Johnny Rockets boasts great tasting food, including juicy hamburgers, classic sandwiches and hand dipped shakes and malts.

Footprints Restaurant & Lounge has the best reggae music in ATL and excellent Jamaican cuisine.

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails
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White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails (WOKC) combines Southern hospitality with the sophistication of Atlanta's contemporary dining scene.  The award-winning design featuring twenty foot windows overlooking iconic Peachtree Street, sets the stage for Chef Timothy Magee's seasonal menus, which are born of local ingredients, prepared with classical methods and served in an approachable form.


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