48 "First/Early in the Game Dates" restaurants in Atlanta.
Le Fat is a Vietnamese bistro in West Midtown that serves all of the classics, along with a few French and Chinese dishes.
Watchman’s in Inman Park feels a little like a beach vacation, with a seafood-heavy menu and a long list of oysters.
Bocado in West Midtown works for basically any situation, with its big patio, great cocktails, and one of the best burgers in Atlanta.
This unique spot in Buckhead is a beach house for half the year and a ski house for the other, serving South African-inspired dishes.
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.
Head to Golden Eagle in Reynoldstown for classic cocktails and shared plates in a space straight out of the art deco era.
Victory Sandwich Bar in Inman Park is a great place to stop right off the BeltLine for a few little sandwiches, whiskey Coke slushies, and ping pong.
For Southern food served in an upscale space, head to South City Kitchen in Buckhead, and try to get a table on their patio overlooking Peachtree.
When you want to eat great Thai food in Buckhead, and sit outside while you do it, head to Bangkok Station.
Ladybird Grove in the Old Fourth Ward is the perfect outdoor spot for when you want to grab drinks and food somewhere that reminds you of summer camp.
Leon’s Full Service is located inside an old Decatur gas station and serves great cocktails, which are what you should focus on.
El Super Pan's location in the Battery has an expanded menu and more seating options than their PCM stall, but you'll still find the Cuban sandwich.
Antico Pizza in the Battery only has pizza and calzones on its menu, and you'll be happiest sitting at one of the communal tables eating both.
Alma Cocina downtown is an upscale Mexican spot that's great for tacos and margaritas.