Your ideal vision for spending a Saturday outside may not include sitting on a patio stuck between two parking decks in Midtown, but somehow, Cypress Street makes it work. There aren’t a lot of good outdoor options in the area, which makes this neighborhood spot, with its patio and solid burger, a winner for a work lunch or Happy Hour.
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Babs is a small cafe in Midtown that serves Middle Eastern-inspired food and has a small garden patio.
Momonoki is a Japanese spot in Midtown serving ramen, katsu, and donburi, and has a cafe attached with matcha and soft-serve.
Publico Kitchen and Tap
The patio at Publico in Midtown is pet-friendly, and their menu is long and varied, so everyone in your big group will be happy.
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Ration and Dram
Ration and Dram on the border of Edgewood and Kirkwood is a great walk-in spot for a casual drink or for all day brunch drinking.
Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken
There are few things we like more than showing up to Gus's downtown with a big group and ordering the 20 piece family meal with a bunch of sides.
Two Urban Licks
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.
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Bone Garden Cantina
Bone Garden Cantina in West Midtown is a Day of the Dead-themed restaurant with some of the best Mexican food in Atlanta and a large patio.
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is the most essential barbecue spot in Atlanta. If you haven’t been, go.
Head to Poor Hendrix in Decatur for a drink and some light bites at the bar, or a full meal on the very private back patio.
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