Where to Eat on Atlanta’s Westside

Visiting Atlanta’s Westside? We don’t want you to miss a thing. You’re bound to get hungry, so check this list of Westside restaurants. You’re sure to find the perfect place.

Get a meal with a view on Atlanta's Westside
Get a meal with a view on Atlanta’s Westside. (Photo courtesy of O-Ku)


Eight Sushi Lounge

Tuna crisp, anyone? How about king crab bruschetta? A Japanese taco, perhaps? And on and on the menu goes at Eight Sushi Lounge.

Where: 930 Howell Mill Road NW


O-Ku sources seafood from the fish markets in Tokyo and Hawaii and serves it along with local and seasonal ingredients
O-Ku sources seafood from the fish markets in Tokyo and Hawaii and serves it along with local and seasonal ingredients. (Photo courtesy of O-Ku)

Sushi and Japanese cuisine with a rooftop bar. That’s O-Ku.

Where: 1085 Howell Mill lRoad


Cooks & Soldiers

Pintxos are a must-try at Cooks & Soldiers on Atlanta's Westside
Pintxos are a must-try at Cooks & Soldiers. (Photo courtesy of Cooks & Soldiers)

Ever had a pintxos? They are the Basque version of tapas. After the pintxos, you might order something cooked on the Asador, a wood-fired grill.

Where: 691Fourteenth St. NW

Casual Dining

Bold Monk Brewing

The Bold Monk Brewing beer garden awaits your arrival
The Bold Monk Brewing beer garden awaits your arrival. (Photo courtesy of Bold Monk Brewing)

Did someone mention Belgian-inspired beer? You’ll find plenty at Bold Monk Brewing. In addition to the restaurant, there’s a brewery, a bookstore, a coffee house and a beer garden.

Where: 1737 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW

Boxcar West End at Hop City

Craft beer your thing? Look no further than Boxcar. Pair it with snacks, salads, sandwiches, burgers or mains.

Where: 1000 White St. SW

Chattahoochee Food Works

You may not be able to make up your mind at Chattahoochee Food Works
You may not be able to make up your mind at Chattahoochee Food Works. (Photo courtesy Chattahoochee Food Works)

It’s a food hall. So many choices: Italian, sushi, soul, breakfast, bakery, tea. You could spend all day at Chattahoochee Food Works.

Where: 1235 Chattahoochee Ave. NW

Star Provisions Market & Cafe

House-cured charcuterie. Fresh seafood daily. Largest selection of Southern cheeses in the country. Bakery goodies all baked on premises.

Where: 1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW

Westside Motor Lounge

Restaurant and bar, check. Cocktail lounge, check. Listening room, check. Event space, game room and a courtyard featuring a music stage, beer garden, shuffleboard courts, cabanas, firepits and a food truck. Questions?

Where: 725 Echo St. NW

Coffee Shops

The Daily

Juices, coffee, toast, fresh bread and eggs, pastries, smoothies, wine and snacks to go. It’s The Daily way.

Where: 763 Trabert Ave. NW

Rosie’s Coffee Cafe

Breakfast platters or breakfast a la carte. Coffee and tea choices. For lunch, there are sandwiches, salads, wings and homemade desserts.

Where: 48 Northside Drive

Farm to Table

Nick’s Westside

Chef Nick Leahy sources from local farmers and gives them shout-outs on the menu. Sit on the patio right next to the restaurant’s own herb garden. There are two bars and several different indoor spaces.

Where: 956 Brady Ave. NW


Antico Pizza

You may think you’ve wound up in Italy. Try a pie with red sauce or with olive oil and cheese. Grazie.

Where: 1093 Hemphill Ave.


There’s a mozzarella and salumi bar. There’s antipatsi, primi, secondi and, of course, dessert (plus brunch on the weekend).

Where: 887 Howell Mill Road NW

Forza Storica

Start with antipasi. Pick an insalate. Add verdure. Top it off with la pasta or secondi. If you go for the boozy lunch, there’s a spritz and Bloody Mary bar.

Where: 1198 Howell Mill Road


Bone Garden Cantina

Menu items are inspired by traditional Mexican food. Try the pozole verde soup or the Bone Garden salad, which is chock full of black beans, corn, tomatoes, onions, bell pepper and tortilla strips. Of course there are tacos and enchiladas, burritos and quesadillas. Don’t miss the extensive tequila and mezcal menus.

Where: 1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. NW

El Tesoro West End

Stop here if you are looking for traditional Mexican food from various regions. A few choices are the street-style tacos. burros and mulitas. You might come back for the elote (street corn on the cob topped with cotija cheese, cilantro, tajin and chipotle mayo.

Where: 1010 White St. SW

Nuevo Laredo Cantina

Two stand-outs on the appetizer menu are the cebollitas authentic (Nuevo Laredo-style charbroiled scallions served with lime) and nachos asada (nachos with lean fajita steak or chicken with frijoles).

Where: 1495 Chattahoochee Ave. NW

Palo Santo

Enjoy a supper-club style meal at Palo Santo
Enjoy a supper-club style meal at Palo Santo. (Photo by The Cocktail Shaker)

Dine supper club-style or eat on the rooftop at Palo Santo. Enjoy a mix of Mexican cuisine and Georgia ingredients. Start with lobster aqua chile and you’ll get lobster with fresh coconut, Ikura, crispy corn, yuzu and truffle. Grilled octopus a la talla comes with guajillo sauce, crispy potatoes and shiso serrano mayo.

Where: 955 West Marietta St. SW

Superica West Midtown

Start with a hot tamale. Try a street taco. Order the El Lopez and you’ll get two cheese enchiladas, a crispy beef taco, guacamole salad, a puffy queso tostada plus rice and beans.

Where: 930 Howell Mill Road

Middle Eastern


Craving Israeli food? Stop in at Aziza on Atlanta's Westside
Craving Israeli food? Stop in at Aziza. (Photo courtesy of Aziza)

Aziza is your headquarters for falafel, hummus, babaganoush, halloumi and plenty more. Flying to Israel is not necessary.

Where: 1170 Howell Mill Road



The grouper sandwich says it all. Get it with a Caesar salad or a spicy pasta salad.

Where: 1025 Howell Mill Road NW

The Optimist

Lobster rolls. Oh, yeah. Gumbo? Count me in. Wood-fired oysters? Now you’re talkin’.

Where: 914 Howell Mill Road


Busy Bee Cafe

Busy Bee makes food that tastes like home
Busy Bee makes food that tastes like home. (Photo courtesy of Busy Bee)

Down-home cooking. Ox-tails. Chicken fried or baked. Fried fish.

Where: 818 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW

Miller Union

Farmstead-inspired cooking inspired by Southern history. The wine list focuses on small producers with sustainable farming practices.

Where: 999 Brady Ave. NW

Paschal’s Restaurant & Bar

Paschal’s fried chicken is legendary.

Where: 180 Northside Drive SW

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

The brains behind Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours is Deborah VanTrece, cookbook author and award-winning chef
The brains behind Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours is Deborah VanTrece, cookbook author and award-winning chef.

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours specializes in traditional Southern food influenced by global cuisine. The apricot cilantro chili salmon rolls are a good place to start your meal. Or maybe crawfish deviled eggs. You can get hot fried chicken biscuit sliders or whiskey pulled pork. Finish your meal with bourbon peach cobbler.

Where: 1133 Huff Road NW

West Egg Cafe

At West Egg you can get breakfast all day, lunch and, on the weekends, brunch. Here are a few menu choices you may not have tried: the churro waffle, quinoa Greek salad, roasted garlic grits, crab fritters and pastrami smoked salmon toast

Where: 1100 Howell Mill Road NW

Special Occasion


Here are a few gems from the menu: foie gras terrine (pickled roots, herbs, sourdough ficelle); dry aged New York strip (Summerland Farm onion, potato); Red Cow Parmigiano (date, black garlic); and chocolate (French silk, chocolate crumb, Chantilly).

Where: 1460 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd.

Steak House


Menus at Marcel are seasonal, so what you see today might be something else tomorrow. Dinner might begin with oysters Marcel (savory butter and breadcrumbs) then progress to the salad Marcel (chopped candied walnuts, creamy maple and bacon vinaigrette). For your main, perhaps sole meunière.

Where: 1170 Howell Mill Road


Soul Vegetarian

Start with tofu sticks, move on to orange lentil soup. Try spinach lasagna. Get a sandwich or a plate. Put the period on your meal with a cookie.

Where: 879 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW

Tassili’s Raw Realty

Tassili’s raw vegan cuisine includes wraps, salads, snacks and drinks. Oh, and dessert — did we say sweet potato pie?

Where: 1059 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd.

For more places to eat in Atlanta, check our dining guide. For more information, Explore the Best Things to Do in Atlanta’s Westside.

Journalist Carol Carter writes and edits for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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