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Where to Eat on Sunday or Monday in Atlanta

Happily, Atlanta has a treasure trove of restaurants open on Sundays and Mondays. If you are in town over a long weekend, you should have an easy time finding a place to dine.


Open Sunday and Monday

AG Modern Bar and Steakhouse

The menu at AG, inside the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, focuses on simple flavors, regional growers and seasonal ingredients. Chef creations feature fresh, Southern-inspired fare. Choices include grilled steaks, seafood and signature drinks

Where: 181 Peachtree St. NE

Alma Cocina

Go south of the border without ever leaving Atlanta when you dine at Alma Cocina. (Photo courtesy Alma Cocina)

Dine on contemporary Mexican cuisine at Alma Cocina.

Where: 191 Peachtree St. NE

Amalfi Pizza

Yes, you can get pizza. Or you might start with an appetizer, add a salad and move on to pasta choices, which include sun dried tomato shrimp Alfredo, lobster aragosta ravioli and Nonna’s spaghetti and meatballs. End, perhaps, with a spumoni gelato chocolate bomb.

Where: 17 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE


Enjoy fine-dining Italian in a stylish atmosphere in the heart of Downtown’s Hotel District. Open every day for dinner from 4 to 10 p.m., Atalian promises traditional Italian dishes and a great wine selection.

Where: 60 Andrew Young International Blvd NE

By George

The contemporary American menu at By George offers George’s buttermilk house-made corn bread muffins, steamed mussels (to start) and Atlantic sea scallops and grilled lamb chops (for mains) plus sides that include charred baby carrots and sweet corn.

Where: 127 Peachtree St. NE

Cuts Steakhouse

Find Cuts Steakhouse on Andrew Young International Boulevard.

Try the goat cheese risotto fritters to begin your meal or maybe the fried green tomatoes. Have a burrata caprice salad. Move onto braised lamb shank, a signature steak or a Cuts steak burger.

Where: 60 Andrew Young International Blvd. NE

Dos Bocas

Sign me up for a spicy meal. (Photo courtesy of Dos Bocas)

This is your headquarters for Tex-Mex and Cajun eats.

Where: 275 Baker St. NW

The Drafting Table Cocktails & Kitchen

Located inside of the Hotel Indigo Atlanta Downtown, The Drafting Table Cocktails & Kitchen is connected to the AmericasMart convention center, You can get small plates (lemon pepper wings); salads; pasta; and entrees that include a char-grilled New York strip and an Indigo burger.

Where: 230 Peachtree St. NW

Glenn’s Kitchen

Grab a starter (kale Caesar), try a sandwich (pastrami Reuben); or go for an entree (heritage pork chop). It’s American comfort food with Southern flair, say the folks at Glenn’s.

Where: 110 Marietta St. NW

Hard Rock Cafe

Hard Rock Cafe features a chef-inspired menu. (Photo courtesy of Hard Rock Cafe)

This popular spot features a chef-inspired menu. Don’t miss the steak burger. Located in the heart of Downtown with MARTA nearby, the Hard Rock Cafe is an ideal location to do business or recharge while catching up on the newest tunes. Hard Rock also offers a variety of private rooms and catering options for your next company lunch or gathering.

Where: 215 Peachtree St. NE

Hsu’s Gourmet

Bring on the gourmet Chinese food. Hsus offers both Szechuan and Cantonese.

Where: 192 Peachtree Center Ave. NE

Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery

The oldest brewpub in Georgia, Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery features beer mac & cheese as a starter. You can choose from a variety of beef, seafood and fish dishes. Plates include Southern fried chicken, fish & chips, and a Gulf grilled grouper sandwich.

Where: 320 Peachtree St. NE

McCormick & Schmick

Select fresh seafood and shellfish, aged steaks and/or a garden fresh salad. The McCormick & Schmick menu reflects seafood from the Pacific Rim, the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The chef also sources products from local ranches, farms and wineries. 

Where: 190 Marietta St. NW

New South Kitchen

Located at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center, New South Kitchen offers comfort food for breakfast and dinner every day. Enjoy the interactive breakfast buffet stations, like build-your-own shrimp and grits, peach cobbler French toast and modern takes on home-cooking favorites including sweet tea fried chicken and smothered pork chops.

Where: 100 CNN Center

Park Bar

Come for the food and stay for the vibes at Park Bar.

Enjoy a dive-bar vibe with some pub fare at Park Bar, just across the street from Centennial Olympic Park. Open for lunch and dinner on Sunday and Monday, don’t miss out on the wings, the mozzarella cheese sticks and a double cocktail served in a branded plastic cup that you will certainly want to take home as a souvenir.

Where: 150 Walton St. NW

Ray’s in the City

The surf and turf at Ray’s in the City will leave you satisfied. (Photo courtesy of Ray’s in the City)

Located steps from AmericasMart, Ray’s is a sound choice for a meal Downtown. The menu offers everything from mussels to salads to blue plate specials. Insider tip: The crab cakes are a favorite of regulars.

Where: 240 Peachtree St.

Stats Brewpub

Billing itself as “Atlanta’s Ultimate Sports Bar,” Stats Brewpub starts off with the Everything Pretzel (queso and Brewpub mustard) and Kung Fu ribs. Among the entrees is a short rib pot roast. Sandwiches range from the BBQ brisket burger to fish and chips.

Where: 300 Marietta St. NW

Top Draft

This sophisticated sports bar offers a dining experience with views of Centennial Olympic Park from an expansive terrace. Choose from an extensive list of beers and wines on tap and top-shelf cocktails. The menu features elevated bar fare like house-made pork rinds, steak chili and butter-poached lobster fries. 

Where: 100 CNN Center

TydeTyde Kitchen

Located in the heart of the reinvented South Downtown, TydeTate Kitchen is a local comfort Thai restaurant by brother-sister duo Sai Untachantr and Bank Bhamaraniyama. Open for lunch and dinner, this is a delicious stop to enjoy dishes centered around homestyle comfort Thai dishes, inspired by family recipes.

Where: 229 Mitchell St. SW

White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails

Fried green tomatoes, golden beet salad — and that’s only the beginning. There’s halibut, rabbit and lamb with sides including pimento cheese grits and braised collard greens.

Where: 270 Peachtree St. NW

Wild Leap Atlanta

Wild Leap, drinks, downtown, brewery
Cold drinks are served and food trucks are popping up at Wild Leap. (Photo courtesy of Wild Leap Atlanta)

Head over to this fabulous brewery just steps from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, enjoy a cold one and dive into a variety of flavors at the rotating food trucks. It’s definitely a vibe. Check out the social media platforms to see what food truck will be making an appearance on the day you want to go, or just show up and be surprised.

Where: 125 Ted Turner Drive SW

Open Sunday

Marcus Bar & Grille

Chef Marcus Samuelsson owns acclaimed restaurants around the world, including Marcus Bar & Grille in Atlanta. (Photo courtesy of Marcus Samuelsson)

Marcus Bar & Grille serves elevated comfort classics and ambitious signature dishes. Taking cues from the history of Atlanta and the Old Fourth Ward, the space is built to celebrate community and music.

Where: 525 Edgewood Ave. SE

Morton’s The Steakhouse

No surprise, there are lots of steak offerings. You also can get crab cakes, chicken selections and lobster dishes. Don’t forget the thick-cut onion rings, matchbook Parmesan and truffle fries or sour cream mashed potatoes.

Where: 303 Peachtree Center Ave. NE

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Choose from a variety of steaks plus seafood, chicken and even a vegetarian plate. Sides include lobster mac & cheese, French fried onion rings and sweet potato casserole.

Where: 267 Marietta St. NW


Sandwiches are on a different level at Staplehouse. (Photo courtesy of Staplehouse)

Experience sandwiches on a different level created by award-winning chef Ryan Smith. Order at the counter, walk through the kitchen and end up on a relaxing patio where you can enjoy your meal al fresco. Refreshing wine and cocktail options are available.

Where: 541 Edgewood Ave. SE

Open Monday

Corner Bakery

For breakfast or dinner on Mondays, Corner Bakery is a quick, casual and delicious option with healthy options, delightful sweets and good coffee.

Where: 270 West Peachtree St. NW

Municipal Market

Located steps from Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park, Municipal Market in Sweet Auburn, also known as The Curb Market, offers a variety of food from local vendors. Find great lunch options to please all palates.

Where: 209 Edgewood Ave. SE


Open Sunday and Monday

5Church Midtown

Brunch is but one of the meals you can get at 5Church Midtown. (Photo courtesy of 5Church Midtown)

5Church Midtown serves New American cuisine. After 5, you may snack on light bites up on the rooftop.

Where: 1197 Peachtree St. NE

Brown Bag Seafood Co.

Get your seafood in a brown bag. No frills; just good eats.

Where: 1201 Peachtree St. NE


Ecco serves modern European cuisine including pasta, flatbread, meats and cheeses.

Where: 40 Seventh St. NE

Fado Irish Pub

Guinness mac & cheese? Of course. Corned beef egg rolls? Yep. Irish breakfast? Sure thing.

Where: 933 Peachtree St. NE

Hartley Kitchen & Cocktails

Describing Hartley Kitchen & Cocktails as a new Southern tradition, the principals at Hartley further explain: “Our traditional menu of treasured American classics is layered with contemporary updates to surprise and delight you. By morning, you’ll hear coffee percolating and smell croissants baking. By night, you’ll hear the fizz of just-poured beer and the clatter of expertly shaken cocktails.” 

Where: 1340 West Peachtree St. NW

Little Rey

There’s no need to go all he way to Mexico. At Little Rey, you can get chicken, steak or pork al carbon, tacos and quesadillas. Little Rey also serves breakfast.

Where: 1878 Piedmont Ave. NE


Treat yourself to fresh catches inspired by global traditions at Lure. We’re talking oysters, Carolina trout, Gulf sea bass, shrimp — and on it goes.

Where: 1106 Crescent Ave. NE

Politan Row

It’s your choice on Politan Row. (Photo courtesy of Politan Row)

Politan Row is a food hall inside Colony Square. There are lots of choices.

Where: 1197 Peachtree St. NE

Saints & Council

Mmm — spicy mussels. Oh — blistered shishitos. Yum — Georgia risotto. Ah — ricotta cavatelli. ’nuff said.

Where: 1221 Peachtree St. NE

Serena Pastificio

Among the chef’s faves are: fungo maitake (confit maitake mushroom, ricotta, argula salsa verde and pain di mie) ; and risi e bisi (pancetta, English peas, yuzu, bottarga and carnol).

Where: 1197 Peachtree St. NE

South City Kitchen

Signature dishes include fried chicken and shrimp & grits.

Where: 1144 Crescent Ave. NE


The experts at Sukoshi say that they elevate fast-casual to fine-casual, with a sushi menu that includes rolls, poke bowls and salads.

Where: 1201 Peachtree St. NE


Open Sunday and Monday

The Americano

Chef Scott Conant is the man in charge at The Americano. (Photo courtesy of The Americano)

The Americano is an Italian steak house inside the InterContinental Buckhead Hotel. It’s open for lunch, Sunday brunch and dinner.

Where: 3315 Peachtree Road

Alma Cocina

Just as at the Downtown location, you’ll find contemporary Mexican cuisine at Alma Cocina in Buckhead.

Where: 3280 Peachtree Road NE

Atlanta Fish Market

It’s all in the name: Atlanta FISH Market. Fish are flown in daily.

Where: 265 Pharr Road

Chops Lobster Bar

Chops Lobster Bar regularly ranks as one of the top steak houses in the country.

Where: 70 West Paces Ferry Road NW


As with its Midtown location, Ecco serves modern European cuisine including pasta, flatbread, meats and cheeses.

Where: 3586 Peachtree Road NE

Fado Irish Pub

Start with a big soft pretzel, then try shepherd’s pie. Wash it down with a Guinness.

Where: 273 Buckhead Ave. NE

The Iberian Pig

Tapas, tapas and more tapas.

Where: 3150 Roswell Road NW

Gypsy Kitchen

You feel as if you traveled afar when you dine at Gypsy Kitchen. (Photo courtesy of Gypsy Kitchen)

Experience flavors and techniques from Spain, Greece, Lebanon, Morocco, Israel and beyond at Gypsy Kitchen.

Where: 3035 Peachtree Road NE

Le Bilboquet

French cuisine? Oui.

Where: 327 Bolling Way NE

Le Colonial

If you like Vietnamese food, Le Colonial is for you.

Where: 3035 Peachtree Road NE


Sister at Hotel Colee is your stop for sandwiches, small plates and cocktails in Buckhead. Come for breakfast, lunch or dinner and get happy any hour of the day and into night. Sit on the patio overlooking Peachtree Road.

Where: 3377 Peachtree Road NE, inside the Hotel Colee


Located at Buckhead Village, Taverna offers zucchini chips, antipasto Emiliano, chef’s focaccia and mussels alla diavola, to name just a few menu items.

Where: 280 Buckhead Ave. NE

South City Kitchen

Start with fried green tomatoes, move on to shrimp and Marsh Hen Mill Grits. Finish with banana pudding trifle

Where: 3350 Peachtree Road NE

The Southern Gentleman

New American meets Southern at The Southern Gentleman. Have a craft cocktail.

Where: 3035 Peachtree Road NE


Tex-Mex? Head to Superica.

Where: 3850 Roswell Road NE

Yeppa & Co.

Panini? Yes. Boards? Yes. Antipasti? Yes. Pasta? Yes. Anymore questions?

Where: 306 Buckhead Ave.

Open Sunday

Bistro Niko

Bistro Niko’s classic French bistro fare features Sautee Georgia mountain trout meuniere, coq au vin and steak au poivre. There’s tureen French onion soup and escargot en croute.

Where: 3344 Peachtree Road NE


Satisfy your craving for Greek food at Kyma. (Photo courtesy of Kyma)

Eggplant, leg of lamb, Greek fries. You’ll feel as if you’ve traveled to Greece.

Where: 3085 Piedmont Road NE


Contemporary Italian means calamari and Sicilian eggplant chips, Regina Margherita pizza, carpaccio and lasagna.

Where: 500 Pharr Road NE

Open Monday

St. Cecilia

Pasta selections include mafaldine al nera (squid ink, calamari, shrimp, mussels, chili); agnolotti (braised beef cheek, fonduta, brown butter); and orzo di aragosta (lobster cream, parmigiano reggiano).

Where: 3455 Peachtree Road NE


Open Sunday and Monday


Atrium’s modern American cuisine offers Wagys beef tartare, shrimp tostado and roasted beet salad. Mains include bistro steak and pan-roasted salmon.

Where: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE


Slurp. It’s an oyster bar with plenty of seafood and cold beer.

Where: 299 North Highland Ave. NE

Bellini Alimentari

Bellina Alimentari is inspired by cafes and alimentari shops in northern Italy. Try the pomodoro (spaghetti, San Marzano tomato sauce, basil, stracciatella, extra virgin olive oil) or the salsiccia (ciabatta, house-made Italian sausage, agrodolce onion, arugula and mayonnaise).

Where: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE

El Super Pan

It’s a Latin sandwich shop. Super Cuban sandwich? Yes, please.

Where: 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

Hampton + Hudson

Get that community feeling at Hampton + Hudson. (Photo courtesy of Hampton & Hudson)

Choose from several burgers here plus other sandwiches, sliders and wings. You won’t leave hungry.

Where: 299 North Highland Ave. NE

La Tavola Trattoria

Perhaps start with a salumi board, move onto zuppa di pesce and finish with chocolate and butterscotch budino.

Where: 992 Virginia Ave. NE

Nina & Rafi

Enjoy pizza and Italian-style pub food at Nina & Rafi. There’s a full bar and a patio.

Where: 661 Auburn Ave. NE


Craving the flavors of the Middle East? Rina has your spiced lamb burger, falafel salad, Jaffa fried fish and plenty more.

Where: 699 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE

Open Sunday

City Winery

Wine is the thing at City Winery, where you can get brunch, lunch or dinner.

Where: 650 North Ave. NE

Dailies & Sides

Burgers, hot dogs, chili — that’s what you find at Dailies & Sides.

Where: 225 Rogers St. NE

Lazy Betty

Choose the type of meal you want at Lazy Betty. (Photo by Andrew Thomas Lee)

Lazy Betty offers several menu choices: four course, seven course, four course vegetarian, seven course vegetarian. Kid-friendly options are available.

Where: 1530 DeKalb Ave. NE

Open Monday

Double Zero

The concept of Double Zero was inspired by the regional cuisine of southern Italy. Specialties are Neapolitan Pizza and handmade pasta. Play shuffleboard and Foosball in the bar area.

Where: 1577 North Decatur Road


Open Sunday

Palo Santo

Stop here for modern Mexican cuisine made with Georgia ingredients.

Where: 955 West Marietta St. NW

Open Sunday and Monday


Menu items at this Israeli restaurant include babaganoush, hummus, falafel and halloumi.

Where: 1170 Howell Mill Road

Cooks & Soldiers

Cooks & Soldiers draws its inspiration from the people and the cuisine of the Basque Country in Spain and France. Enjoy pintxos (Basque version of tapas) served on bread and pierced with a toothpick). Meats, vegetables and seafood are cooked over the asador, a wood-fired grill.

Where: 681 Fourteenth St. NW

Humble Pie

Try crab hushpuppies (but don’t tell anybody), a French onion hand pie and not so humble fries.

Where: 1115 Howell Mill Road NW

The Optimist

Try oysters from the Alabama coast and Maine sea scallops at this fish camp.

Where: 914 Howell Mill Road


There are lots of beef choices here, and there’s a cigar menu.

Where: 1170 Howell Mill Road


Get your Tex-Mex fix here.

Where: 930 Howell Mill Road

If you are hoping to enjoy weekend brunch, take a look at our Best Brunch Spots in Atlanta in Every Neighborhood.

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

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