Anis Cafe and Bistro

4.8
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3276 Reviews
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$30 and under
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French
Tucked away in a sleepy side street in the heart of Buckhead, Anis is located in a converted house that has been renovated to look and feel like one of many little charming restaurants that you are likely to find in the Provence region in the south of France.

The menu is deeply rooted in the ingredients and aromas that give dishes from the French Mediterranean region their unique flavors.

Anis is comprised of an inside dining room and an outside patio area that is available for seating year round, and a charming little bar where you may enjoy a meal if you wish.

Widely known as one of the most romantic dining spots in the city, Anis is a great place to meet up with friends and can cater to large parties with ease.

Reservations are accepted and encouraged.

Join us for live Brazilian jazz on Thursday evenings.
What 3276 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
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4.7
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4.7
ambience
4.5
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Charleston
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our whole group agreed that it was a wonderful spot and a fine time. Our server was exceptional - and patient.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner

OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice meal, everything was great

OT
Denver
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place! They have the best kit royale in town. Also, love their muscles.

OT
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We love Anise. The food is always great. We have become friends with Arnaud and the entire staff.

OT
Atlanta
15 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best French restaurant in Atlanta, and one of my favorite restaurants of any kind. Always superb, will continue to come back again and again.

OT
Atlanta
24 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience5

This is just the a wonderful setting and the patio is so adorable - feel like you are in Paris! The service isn't what it used to be - the servers are just interested in turning the table and getting the food out which is disappointing. Food is good - not great but what a fun place to eat with a special friends. Management needs to get the service stepped up a bit - cut the rudeness - weren't not in Paris!

L
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience3

My relationship with Anis is just about at an end. The last 3-4 times I've dined there I've been waited on by slovenly waitstaff that is sometimes borderline rude. While I love the atmosphere (before it gets too noisy later in the evening...), nowadays it's little more than a simple high-priced bistro where diners are welcome to share dinner with their dogs. (isn't this against the rules?).
I'm afraid $100+tip is just too much to pay for this kind of experience.

OT
Atlanta
33 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday of a friend.

a
Atlanta
38 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Ambiance is charming but the service was a little awkward and the food was meh. It still looked popular.

WT
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took friends here who ha come in from out of State. Great fun!!

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food, service and love the ambiance.

UJ
London
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

As good as ever! I always love coming here! Always great for a family get-together.

JB
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a fun environment! Our waiter was very personable and helpful. Can’t wait to go back!

OT
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was my husband birthday celebration. Everything was good.

JB
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fabulous dining experience! I had my cousins from out of town and we had a fantastic lunch! Great service,delicious lunch and fun atmosphere! Thank you Anis’!

MB
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2020
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Birthday. Mussels and frites w a great ou day.

P
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love going to Anis

KB
Atlanta
9 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great vibe, wonderful food and amazing service. The patio is one of the best in Atlanta. We have been enjoying this restaurant for years.

M
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Quaint restaurant with delicious food. It was a magical evening for us! Family friendly too!

C
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent cuisine and service. Very much enjoyed by all.

OT
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Love this place

SS
1 review
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is one of my favourite places. Introduced to me by a friend years ago I’ve been going at least once per month ever since. My favorites are the beouf au poivre and the mussels (get the frites with them).

Enjoy!

AL
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently delicious food and great service. I'll always come back :)

JB
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never fails to impress. Always good food and great service. They have a new musician playing now on Tuesdays and Thursday’s. Amazing voice. Sings both in English and French. Would definitely recommend.

LY
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Waitress failed to tell us about specials. Heard about them from another table.

GG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Had a fabulous dinner on New Years Eve. The live music was fantastic.

ST
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anis never disappoints. Great ambiance, service and delicious food.

OT
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome experience for New Year's Eve! Food and atmosphere were great!

d
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorite restaurants! Perfect for New Years Eve!

M
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Went on NYE. I normally love Anis, but we received a lamb appetizer that was completely raw and the short rib entree was one giant piece of fat. Almost no meat on it. I think it was an off night because the food is normally good. Service was good, love the ambiance.

LJ
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

First time here. New year’s Eve menu was very good. Excellent service.

E
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a delightful lunch and Maria was an exceptional server. We will return to Anis for future meals and events. Bonne fin de semaine, Madame Dyer

OT
Denver
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

I’ve loved this place for ages. Best lunch in ATL. Fantastic laid back dinner experience with good food at reasonable prices. Escargot is fantastic

BS
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place - really cool atmosphere and incredible authentic French food.

S
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Anis! We love to go there and chill and have some nice food and wine

TO
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anis has long been our favorite, go-to restaurant in Atlanta. The food is consistently outstanding, the service friendly, courteous and helpful and the experience is the closest thing in Atlanta that you will find to a cafe/bistro in France.

OT
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favorite spots in Atlanta. Always consistently delicious and so enjoyable!

TO
Atlanta
27 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As always we had a good experience at Anis. We come every holiday season and appreciate the classic bistro food. Thanks for taking a 9 top on a busy night.

L
Atlanta
111 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Another fun and delicious dinner at Anis. There is a reason why it has lasted so long. It’s fun and always good.