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7 Bucket List Atlanta Restaurants You Need To Try If You Haven't Already

Grab your bibs and hold on tight.

Calling all foodies! We all know Atlanta has an overwhelming plethora of some of the best restaurants in the world (we might be a little biased). Hopefully we will make our rounds to try them all. For now, we are here to help you tackle your foodie bucket list with these tried and true hot spots. Check out these bucket list Atlanta restaurants you need to try.

Bistro Niko

Price: $10-35

Address: 3344 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta, GA 30326

Why you need to go: If you are looking for an authentic French dining experience, you'll find it right here in the A. With menu items like out-of-this-world (or country) Escargots, Steak Frites and Croque Monsieur, you're bound to feel the France vibes.


Alon's Bakery

Price: $5-25

Address: 1394 North Highland Ave., N.E. Atlanta, GA 30306 & 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., N.E. Atlanta, GA 30346

Why you need to go: Alon's triples as a bakery, restaurant and European market. Devour a decadent sit-down-and-order meal or load up at the gourmet buffet-style serving station. It also has a massive market of European foods, wines and goodies to take home.


Landmark Diner

Price: $5-30

Address: 3652 Roswell Rd., Atlanta, GA 30305 & 60 Luckie St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30303

Why you need to go: Travel back to the '80s with this true retro dining experience in ATL. This city staple is open 24 hours and offers a giant menu with almost anything you can imagine, from sandwiches to seafood. Fun fact: a comedy club is attached that serves Landmark menu items.



Price: $10-40

Address: 240 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307 & 1085 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318

Why you need to go: We are convinced the Spanish tapas are better than some you will find in the country itself. Hanger steak, burrata and patatas bravas are a must.


JCT Kitchen

Price: $5-40

Address: 1198 Howell Mill Rd., #18, Atlanta, GA 30318

Why you need to go: JCT serves southern favorites with a gourmet twist. They have a craft cocktail bar and outdoor seating with live music, where you can savor local deliciousness like the Garlicky Georgia Clams or Mississippi Rabbit. Food with a twist doesn't stop here, so try these sushi corndogs at this up-and-coming sushi joint in ATL.


Baba's Gyro & Kabob

Price: $5-25

Address: 2310 Ronald Reagan Blvd. suite A, Cumming, GA 30041

Why you need to go: This Mediterranean joint just outside of Atlanta (worth the hike) is attached to a Chevron gas station. They have a massive menu of authentic food and a full-service bar.



Flower Child

Price: $6-15

Address: 3400 Around Lenox Rd. #207, Atlanta, GA 30326

Why you need to go: True Food Kitchen's sister restaurant serves fresh and flavorful vegan, vegetarian, GF and paleo options for an insanely affordbale price. They source all their ingredients locally and serve Georgia craft beer.