38 "Dinner with the Parents" restaurants in Atlanta.
This Southern spot in a historic former house in Decatur feels like home, without all the questions and cheek-pinching.
If you’re looking for a modern steakhouse with all the classics, head to Arnette’s Chop Shop in Ashford Park, just make sure you’re hungry.
Tiny Lou’s is a French restaurant in the Clermont Hotel in Old Fourth Ward, and where you should bring a date or an out-of-towner for a nice dinner.
Atlanta isn’t Paris, but when you want to forget that for a while, head to Bread & Butterfly for brunch on the patio or a glass of wine at the bar.
Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, or it just being Friday, Miler Union is the perfect spot to eat upscale Southern food and drink good wine.
Sotto Sotto is an Inman Park Italian spot that hasn’t changed since it opened almost 20 years ago, which is exactly why we like it.
Blue Ridge Grill looks like an expensive ski lodge, with a seafood-leaning menu (with meat options), and is great for a group or a date.
Terra Terroir might be in a strip mall, but once you get a glass of wine and sit on the back patio, you’d never know.
Seven Lamps might be technically in the Lenox Mall, but it’s worth braving traffic for the small plates and wine.
Next time you’re in Brookhaven, head to Haven for a Southern-inspired brunch or dinner.
With floor to ceiling windows and a menu of mostly Italian dishes, St. Cecilia in Buckhead is where you should bring a client or your parents.
Atlas in Buckhead is a high-end Southern restaurant inside the St. Regis that you should head to for your next special occasion.
We like Tuk Tuk in Peachtree Hills for their Thai food, patio, and great views, but don’t leave without trying a few of their desserts.
Two Urban Licks in Old Fourth Ward has a tower of wine barrels that they serve from on tap and great small plates, so come with a date or a group.
Chai Pani in Decatur serves traditional Indian street food dishes along with sandwiches, like the Sloppy Jai, that are great for sharing with a group.