The Most Fun Restaurants in Atlanta

For culture, cuisine, and history, few American cities can match Atlanta. This charming hot spot lies in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwestern Georgia. The most fun restaurants in Atlanta serve up food with a side of Southern hospitality along with craft cocktails and a spate of good times. But where are the in-the-know revelers headed out to when looking for the most fun restaurants in Atlanta? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners across the city to put together a list of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. From local honky-tonks and saloons to upscale downtown locations, the most fun restaurants in Atlanta have good times and great spirits for everyone. Grab a table at one of these Atlanta spots and enjoy a night out!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Henry's Louisiana Grill, Antebellum, Aziza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Cajun, Southern, Israeli
Neighborhoods:Acworth, Flowery Branch, West Midtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Henry's Louisiana Grill

$$$$·Cajun·
Acworth
2,612 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings

Henry's Louisiana Grill is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This lively Acworth spot brings some of the best Southern-style Cajun food to the heart of the city. Start the meal with Louisian...

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Best Value in Atlanta / Georgia

Antebellum

$$$$·Southern·
Flowery Branch
1,925 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Head out to Flowery Branch for one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Antebellum is a trip back in time. Located in a turn-of-the-century home, Antebellum features a traditional menu full of clas...

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Best Overall in Atlanta / Georgia

Aziza

$$$$·Israeli·
West Midtown
398 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance

Aziza is a modern Israeli restaurant in the heart of Atlanta's popular Westside Provisions District. It deems itself “a crossroad of flavors and cultures.” A Jerusalem bagel with Sillian butter is a m...

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Fit for Foodies in Atlanta

Jimmy's Tequila & Carnes

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chamblee
153 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Lunch

Right off of Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Jimmy's Tequila and Carnes is one of the finest Mexican spots in the Atlanta area. It's a great place to gather with friends and family to enjoy a ballgame and the...

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Group Bookings in Atlanta

RED SKY Tapas & Bar

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Marietta
1,455 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Group Bookings
  • Fun

This local favorite in the middle of the Market Plaza Shopping Center is an excellent choice for a good time with some great meals. Head out to RED SKY to listen to some of the tunes played at the “du...

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Group Bookings in Northwest Atlanta

Poor Calvin's

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Midtown
5,282 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine

Poor Calvin's is a Midtown hot spot that is also one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This intimate and welcoming restaurant has a full menu of Asian fusion favorites. Head towards “The Sea” me...

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Best Service in Atlanta / Georgia
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Vas Kouzina - Roswell

$$$$·Greek·
Roswell
704 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions

This Greek favorite in Roswell brings Mediterranean tastes to the heart of the Atlanta metro area. VAS Kouzina is a stylish, modern spot with plenty of color and flavor. Try one of the customized dinn...

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Best Overall in Alpharetta / Roswell
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MadLife Grill

$$$$·Southern·
Woodstock
468 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Live Music

MadLife Grill is the dining arm to the MadLife Stage and Studios. Before or after one of the MadLife shows, stop in to enjoy some great food at one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Try somethin...

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Southern in Atlanta / Georgia

Casi Cielo Mexican Cuisine

$$$$·Mexican·
Sandy Springs
985 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Authentic

In the heart of Atlanta's Roswell road, Casi Cielo features some of the city's most creative Mexican dishes. Inspiration for Casi Cielo's favorites comes from the Oaxaca region of Mexico and the local...

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La Belle Vie Kitchen

$$$$·French American·
Suwanee
583 reviews
  • Brunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem

The Suwannee Jubilee is the location for La Belle Vie, one of the best restaurants in Atlanta. This stylish spot features a menu full of American modern French-inspired cuisine. The French cheese boar...

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Best Overall in Northeast Atlanta

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown
1,434 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Hot Spot

This throwback spot is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Head out to the Peachtree Plaza to go back in time with Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint. Stop in for some of the Joint's jazz performances...

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Goin' Coastal - Canton

$$$$·Seafood·
Canton
2,289 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies

This Canton seafood hot spot is one of the best and most fun restaurants in Atlanta. With an eye towards sustainability, Goin' Coastal features a full menu of Southern-favorite seafood classics. Get t...

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Seafood in Atlanta / Georgia

The Consulate

$$$$·Global, International·
Midtown
1,045 reviews
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions

Right in the heart of Midtown, The Consulate is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This local favorite is a sleek and colorful location that's perfect for a night out. The menu has a creative...

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Best Overall in Atlanta / Georgia
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Trader Vic's

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Downtown
1,342 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance

The Hilton in Atlanta is the spot for this location of the national, Polynesian-flavored chain. This tropical retreat is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Grab a seat in the Pacific-flavored...

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Uncle Jack's Meat House - Duluth

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Duluth
1,192 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date

This classic American bar and grill offers traditional dishes in a stylish, industrial-accented space. Uncle Jack's features some of the best burgers in the Atlanta area. The “steakburgers” menu inclu...

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Best Service in Northeast Atlanta

Gyu-Kaku - Atlanta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
310 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions

Head out to Atlantic station for one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. The local outpost of this national-favorite Japanese barbecue chain is an excellent option for a night out on the town. Sto...

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Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia
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