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
We had a party of 8 and sat at 8:30 on a Saturday. We sampled a large number of dishes as a result. I used to enjoy Atmosphere but these days I think there are better options out there. Service was attentive but not sophisticated. The soup course was the best part of the whole meal. Drinks were mediocre- how do you mess up a French 75? Coq Au Vin was also forgettable, the bland pasta side item is a bizarre choice. The profiteroles we tasty, as was the mousse but the creme brulee was less than stellar. All in all, I can’t say I’ll be rushing back.
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!
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