Where to Enjoy Atlanta Cuisine and Nearby Open Spaces
Published July 20, 2020
Last Updated February 3, 2021
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.
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.
Take a seat near Lake Clara Meer inside Piedmont Park to enjoy views of the water and the Midtown skyline.
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
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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