About Atmosphere Bistro
Set in a charming cottage, near Ansley in midtown and only 5 min walk from Beltline access points, atmosphere is a chic bistro that offers more than just a pretty face.
The mood is romantic and mellow cool with soft lighting.
The theme of relaxed, inviting elegance extends to the bar and the patio.
The menu offers great classics such as Escargots in garlic butter, Duck confit, as well as Mussels marinieres or Scallops with mushroom raviolis.
From best French restaurant to best 100 overall restaurant, atmosphere has an impressive collection of awards and "Best of" nominations since its opening in 2002.
No wonder it is rated excellent by Zagat revue and #1 French restaurant in the city.
Atmosphere, finally a bistro that is not just trendy!
Atlanta, GA 30324
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30am - 2:30pm;
Dinner: Sunday: 6:00pm - 9:30pm;
Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm;
Friday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet parking on Tuesday to Saturday night & Sunday brunch.
Private Party Facilities:
Private rooms available.
Private Party Contact:
Julien: (678) 702-1620
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Tuesday to Thursday $25 - 3 course menu (Dinner)
Tuesday to Friday $15 - 2 course menu (Lunch)
$25 Wine Tasting - 1st Wednesday of every month
$35 Champagne Tasting - 3rd Wednesday of the month
Atmosphere Bistro Ratings and Reviews
Had a wonderful date night dinner. Service is definitely 5 stars, fine dinning. The food was delicious and very well prepared. We had the filet and the duck. It’s a small house like restaurant so the only down side is if your sat next to a table with loud talkers it can be slightly annoying but that’s not really the restaurants fault. We will definitely be back.
The food is good, i like the seasonal menu. They did present a menu that was not available and a couple of people wanted what was on it; either don't present it or tell me immediately.
Some dishes were well presented, others lacked artistry. Part of the dining experience is presentation.
It was great! We went for lunch on the New South Culinary event on Friday. I had the Beet Salad, Salmon Salad, and Creme Brulee. The Beet Salad had thin beet slices over hollandaise sauce, topped with walnuts, apple slivers, and parmesan(?) cheese. Having never combined any of those items, I was pleasantly surprised at how well they went together. The Salmon Salad had a good-sized piece of salmon alongside mixed greens, goat's cheese, and marinated tomatoes. The salmon was cooked perfectly, and seasoned to compliment the goat's cheese in the salad. For the first two coarses, my partner got the white bean soup (the soup du jour) and hanger steak. Both were delicious, but upon comparison, we agreed that my picks were better. We both got the Creme Brulee though, and I'm glad since we might've been hesitant to share bites If we hadn't! It had a beautiful layer of caramelized sugar, and the custard was so smooth and creamy I found myself pausing between bites to savor it.
The restaurant was quiet for lunch with soft background music. The decor had a warm, happy feel to it with yellow throughout the rooms we were in. Our server was attentive and friendly. We spent a little more than an hour in the restaurant.
If you are visiting Atlanta and want to get away from downtown, this is a delicious and charming option. On the Sunday before Labor Day, the restaurant was not overly busy; it is in a small house with parking in the rear. Our server, Sigrid, was knowledgeable and attentive to our needs. Entrée choices were the veal chop and trout almandine, and they did not disappoint! (A meal could be made from the appetizers.) Thank you for a very nice evening.
This is an excellent restaurant for dining alone, on a date, or with a group, the service was wonderful, bartender Andrew was amazing as well as the Chef Adam who made the best Fried Soft Shell Crab every. KUDOS TO ATMOSPHERE!!! They made my dining alone not alone 😊😊
I along with my dining companions ordered the steak which was very tender and good. The steak comes with made from scratch french fries and while they were good, they were overcooked for my taste. One of my companions ordered escargot and the garlic was extremely strong. For dessert I ordered the Dame Blanche which had chocolate and Chantilly cream. There wasn't much chocolate syrup and it was more bitter sweet, but as I got to the bottom the mixture of the scoop of vanilla ice cream and Chantilly Cream was really good. Had I known and given the choice, I would have ordered the ice cream with just the Chantilly Cream. All in all the meal was good and if you like French food and in the area, it's worth a stop.
Our waiter was a bit disperse, I order a glass of french wine, of course, that came in a cheap-BBQ-restaurant glass, the table next to mine had a better glass (and correct for a french restaurant expectation) so when I asked for a better glass they waiter told me those were only for certain price wines. There was only 3 tables that night so I don't think would had made much different for them to wash one more fine glass and ensure customer satisfaction.
Very poor experience for a french restaurant when you are expecting re-fined french details.
The food was good, but again not worth the experience.
Wife ordered the veal liver, and I ordered the scallops. Both were exceptionally good.
We split a house salad while I also consumed a bowl of soup, sopped up every bit of any liquid on every plate with plenty of bread, and ordered desert. I maybe arrived a bit hungrier?
This French restaurant is fantastic! French country style genuine food presented very well! After I post the photo 4 of my friends can't wait to come, even friends from New York! Service staff are very friendly and I just feel the environment and the meals are so delicious.......My daughter commented that the onion soup was so delicious that she will definitely come back. I love the Wednesday special for appetizer, just try it you won't get disappointed!
Tired of the "popular" noisy midtown restaurants that cram you in so close to the next table you have to introduce yourselves and listen to each others' conversations, we opted to try Atmosphere to celebrate our anniversary. It was WOW. Nice quiet romantic atmosphere, the staff was attentive and the food was amazing. We had appetizers, cocktails, wine, entrees and desert. All fresh and thoughtfully prepared. The bill? At least 30% less for similar fare at one of the "trendy" midtown places. What a find. Easy parking, no valet, no attitude. We will be back! Support this local gem-they've earned it!
A friend and I (two ladies) went to the advertised "Bastille Day" celebration, and ordered the prefix dinner.
We also ordered the special cocktails, Kir Royale as a pre-dinner drink.
The drinks came, one much paler than the other ; the bartender did not follow a classic recipe and use the same amount of cassis and champagne in each drink - they seem to have been made well in advance and waiting.
We had no sooner sipped the drinks when the salads arrived! No time for the alleged pre-dinner drink and conversation.
The entrees (hanger steak and pomme fritz) arrived cooked as requested and were very good.
Oh - but when asked when we initially ordered dinner which dessert we preferred (choice of two)we said we would decide after we ate.
The waiter came back very apologetically and advised that the "kitchen" said we had to tell them NOW!
The food was acceptable - but the "atmosphere" was lacking.
Decorations were being put up as customers were arriving; I had to step around a ladder at the front door; and the background music was so low it was almost non-existent.
Although the place was NOT crowded (it was fairly early) another party of 3 was seated right next to us when they arrived, which seemed a bit strange since there were many empty tables where both parties would have had more privacy. The rooms are small and the tables are quite close.
Our waiter was lovely and attentive, the parking valets the same.
Food was good, but not outstanding.
Not sure I'll rush to go back.
We had good food and fine service. Apparently we left a tip of 10% ( we miscalculated ) and left after a bill of $160 for a brunch for 3 so we were good customers for them. When we left they called us after 5 min that we left them too little tip. The waitor who called was extremely rude on the phone. I apologized for the miscalculation and he went on about him living of his tip and this was not good enough...I told him we were very sorry for the mistake and would make up for it next time. He kept going on about my mistake and then I became angry and left the conversation. How dare they call their customers like that and invade their privacy? They have great food and service yet this was a big NO for us and we will never ever return. We were planning on coming back the week after but that waiter who claimed to be the owner later on the phone really ruined the entire good bye brunch for us. So no more atmosphere for us which is a shame since the food was expensive yet amazing...
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