Restaurants with Views

Stunning vistas make good meals even better

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Atlanta’s skyline restaurants pair perfectly with the regional, seasonal cuisines lauded by food enthusiasts worldwide. Spend a relaxing evening taking in the moonlight at one of Atlanta’s rooftop restaurants.

Menus at these restaurants offer a side of skyline views


Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View features a dining area that rotates 360 degrees, offering views of Downtown, Midtown and Buckhead from a dizzying height of 723 feet. Serving lunch and dinner daily, the Sun Dial’s seasonal menu spotlights local, organic ingredients.

210 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30303

Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View
Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View features a dining area that rotates 360 degrees. 📷: Silei Li

Nikolai’s Roof, a favorite of international travelers and locals alike, specializes in fresh, modern American cuisine with a nod to the restaurant’s Russian influences. Garnished with elegant decor and dramatic 180-degree views, the dining room’s glass chandeliers provide a modern, romantic ambience atop the Hilton Atlanta.

55 Courtland St. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30303


Polaris, atop the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, offers stunning panoramic views of the city skyline. This rotating lounge is the perfect locale for enjoying handcrafted cocktails and chef’s plates amidst a cool, retro vibe.

265 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30303

Polaris offers stunning panoramic views of the city skyline. 📷: Polaris

Find Skyline Park on the roof of Ponce City Market. Enjoy food, drinks and refreshments while partaking in old-fashioned fun. Play miniature golf, carnival games and more, all while taking in spectacular views of the Atlanta skyline from Downtown to Midtown. 

675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, Ga. 30308

Skyline Park at Ponce City Market
Skyline Park sits on the roof of Ponce City Market. 📷: Silei Li

Dine while overlooking Centennial Olympic Park


Ruth’s Chris Steak House at Centennial Olympic Park is lauded as “the home of serious steaks.” Hand-cut, USDA prime-aged beef entrées and white tablecloth service come with a street view of downtown Atlanta’s largest green space.

267 Embassy Suites Hotel, 1626 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, Ga. 30313

Al fresco dining upon the roof


Der Biergarten serves authentic German dishes and drinks. The 7,000-square-foot restaurant features indoor and outdoor seating and a festive, traditional atmosphere complete with hand-painted trompe l’oeil murals and a model-railroad encircling the dining room.

300 Marietta St., Atlanta, Ga. 30313


The Capital Grille surrounds diners with nothing but the finest with a relaxed, sit-and-stay-awhile ambience. Served with a penthouse view of the town, the menu is filled with steaks dry-aged in-house and fresh seafood. The wine cellar is stocked with more than 400 vintages.

255 E. Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, Ga. 30305

Feed your senses with an eye on the riverfront


Canoe, tucked into a quiet crook of the Chattahoochee River, feeds all of your senses with decadent decor, dishes and more. Featuring an easy elegance and regional, seasonal cuisine, Canoe offers succulent freshwater fish, sumptuous Southern staples and sweet treats.

4199 Paces Ferry Road SE, Atlanta, Ga. 30339

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