This Mediterranean-leaning coffee shop and bakehouse serves things like shakshuka and mini falafel burgers, alongside fried chicken biscuits and a lamb brisket sandwich. If you’re not in the mood for a full meal, grab a few pastries and a Turkish coffee instead, all while eavesdropping on the Georgia State students who come through.
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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.
When you can't quite swing a Hawaii trip, head to Trader Vic's, a tiki bar downtown that's basically made for big groups and birthdays.
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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.
South City Kitchen Buckhead
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.
Seven Lamps might be technically in the Lenox Mall, but it’s worth braving traffic for the small plates and wine.
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Head to Minero inside Ponce City Market for great cocktails, freshly made tortillas, and a big outdoor patio.
This Savannah-based chain made its way to West Midtown, and it’s a perfect spot for a unique sandwich for lunch or a casual dinner.
There’s only one Shake Shack in Atlanta and it happens to have one of the best patios in Buckhead.
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