The Most Fun Restaurants in Atlanta

The OpenTable Team

For culture, cuisine, and history, few American cities can match Atlanta. This charming hot spot lies in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in northwestern Georgia. The most fun restaurants in Atlanta serve up food with a side of Southern hospitality along with craft cocktails and a spate of good times. But where are the in-the-know revelers headed out to when looking for the most fun restaurants in Atlanta? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners across the city to put together a list of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. From local honky-tonks and saloons to upscale downtown locations, the most fun restaurants in Atlanta have good times and great spirits for everyone. Grab a table at one of these Atlanta spots and enjoy a night out!

Restaurants:Henry's Louisiana Grill, Antebellum, Aziza
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Cajun, Southern, Israeli
Neighborhoods:Acworth, Flowery Branch, West Midtown
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Henry's Louisiana Grill

$$$$·Cajun·
Acworth
1,439 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Worth the Drive
Henry's Louisiana Grill is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This lively Acworth spot brings some of the best Southern-style Cajun food to the heart of the city. Start thRead more
98% recommended
Best Value in Atlanta / Georgia
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Antebellum

$$$$·Southern·
Flowery Branch
1,555 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Head out to Flowery Branch for one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Antebellum is a trip back in time. Located in a turn-of-the-century home, Antebellum features a traditionRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Atlanta / Georgia
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Aziza

$$$$·Israeli·
West Midtown
155 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Aziza is a modern Israeli restaurant in the heart of Atlanta's popular Westside Provisions District. It deems itself “a crossroad of flavors and cultures.” A Jerusalem bagel with SRead more
85% recommended
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Jimmy's Tequila & Carnes

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Chamblee
99 reviews
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Comfort Food
Right off of Jimmy Carter Boulevard, Jimmy's Tequila and Carnes is one of the finest Mexican spots in the Atlanta area. It's a great place to gather with friends and family to enjoRead more
Hot Spot in Atlanta

Ms. Icey's Kitchen

$$$$·Caribbean·
Decatur
667 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups
A lively spot in Decatur, Ms. Icey's features a unique menu of Southern and Caribbean cuisine. It's a flavorful, creative spot for dinner out. Start with the roasted sweet potato sRead more
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Atlanta / Georgia

RED SKY Tapas & Bar

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
Marietta
1,342 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Tapas
  • Good for Groups
This local favorite in the middle of the Market Plaza Shopping Center is an excellent choice for a good time with some great meals. Head out to RED SKY to listen to some of the tunRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Northwest Atlanta

Poor Calvin's

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Midtown
3,893 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Poor Calvin's is a Midtown hot spot that is also one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This intimate and welcoming restaurant has a full menu of Asian fusion favorites. Head Read more
99% recommended
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Old Lady Gang

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown
4,492 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
One of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta, the Old Lady Gang is also one of its most prominent. Developed and created by Atlanta reality television superstars, the Old Lady Gang iRead more
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VAS Kouzina

$$$$·Greek·
Roswell
431 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
This Greek favorite in Roswell brings Mediterranean tastes to the heart of the Atlanta metro area. VAS Kouzina is a stylish, modern spot with plenty of color and flavor. Try one ofRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Alpharetta / Roswell
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MadLife Grill

$$$$·Southern·
Woodstock
367 reviews
  • Casual
  • Live Music
  • Fun
MadLife Grill is the dining arm to the MadLife Stage and Studios. Before or after one of the MadLife shows, stop in to enjoy some great food at one of the most fun restaurants in ARead more
82% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia
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Casi Cielo Mexican Cuisine

$$$$·Mexican·
Sandy Springs
522 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
In the heart of Atlanta's Roswell road, Casi Cielo features some of the city's most creative Mexican dishes. Inspiration for Casi Cielo's favorites comes from the Oaxaca region of Read more
95% recommended

Negril Village

$$$$·Caribbean·
Midtown
1,700 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Authentic
With intriguing Caribbean cuisine in a renovated firehouse, Negril Village is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Stop in on the weekends for the acclaimed Negril Village bRead more
84% recommended
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La Belle Vie Kitchen

$$$$·French American·
Suwanee
197 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Good for a Date
The Suwannee Jubilee is the location for La Belle Vie, one of the best restaurants in Atlanta. This stylish spot features a menu full of American modern French-inspired cuisine. ThRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Northeast Atlanta

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

$$$$·Southern·
Downtown
1,449 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
This throwback spot is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Head out to the Peachtree Plaza to go back in time with Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint. Stop in for some of the JointRead more
92% recommended
Hot Spot in Atlanta / Georgia
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Goin' Coastal - Canton

$$$$·Seafood·
Canton
1,702 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This Canton seafood hot spot is one of the best and most fun restaurants in Atlanta. With an eye towards sustainability, Goin' Coastal features a full menu of Southern-favorite seaRead more
99% recommended
Seafood in Atlanta / Georgia

The Consulate

$$$$·Global, International·
Midtown
668 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Right in the heart of Midtown, The Consulate is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. This local favorite is a sleek and colorful location that's perfect for a night out. TheRead more
92% recommended
Best Ambiance in Atlanta / Georgia
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Trader Vic's

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Downtown
1,130 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
The Hilton in Atlanta is the spot for this location of the national, Polynesian-flavored chain. This tropical retreat is one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Grab a seat in Read more
81% recommended
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The Melting Pot - Kennesaw

$$$$·Fondue·
Kennesaw
2,284 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fondue is the menu highlight at the Atlanta location of this nationally-renowned chain. It's one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. Stop in with friends and family for a fun tRead more
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Atlanta / Georgia
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Uncle Jack's Meat House - Duluth

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Duluth
776 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
This classic American bar and grill offers traditional dishes in a stylish, industrial-accented space. Uncle Jack's features some of the best burgers in the Atlanta area. The “steaRead more
89% recommended
Best Service in Northeast Atlanta

Gyu-Kaku - Atlanta, GA

$$$$·Japanese·
Downtown
207 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
Head out to Atlantic station for one of the most fun restaurants in Atlanta. The local outpost of this national-favorite Japanese barbecue chain is an excellent option for a night Read more
90% recommended
Japanese in Atlanta / Georgia
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