Feel like a scenic stroll? Many of Atlanta's great eateries are near enough that you can walk. (📷 Silei Li)

Where to Enjoy Atlanta Cuisine and Nearby Open Spaces

Busy Bee
📷 Brittany Wages

Where can you eat fried chicken and collard greens cooked five different ways and never get tired of it? Atlanta! The city’s food scene is full of incredible variety with funky variations of Southern staples and international offerings.

Restaurants throughout Georgia can offer in-person dining using social distancing guidelines set forth by the governor’s office. Click here for a list of Atlanta restaurants with dine-in options.

Krog Street Market Superica
📷 ACVB Marketing

Atlanta is lucky to have not one, not two, but three historic food halls. Each market has its own unique setting and offers an array of cuisines that include global fare from local chefs with takeout options.  

Now you need a cool spot to eat your meal that isn’t your hotel room, and here are some great locations.

Piedmont Park–Midtown

Piedmont Park Flower Sculpture
📷 Gene Phillips,

Take a seat near Lake Clara Meer inside Piedmont Park to enjoy views of the water and the Midtown skyline.

Chastain Park–Buckhead

Chastain Park in Atlanta Buckhead Neighborhood

Chastain Park is a 268-acre green space that is so big, there is even a horse park within the grounds, creating a wonderful setting for an outdoor meal for a truly authentic Atlanta experience.

Eastside and Westside–Atlanta BeltLine

📷 Chris Watkins

Get out and explore Atlanta’s in-town neighborhoods for even more flavors and hometown favorites. Atlanta BeltLine has trails throughout the Eastside and Westside regions with green spaces to eat along both paths.

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