About Livingston Restaurant + Bar

Located across the street from The Fox Theatre, Livingston Restaurant + Bar offers Atlantans an innovative, bold reflection of local flavor and history. As the city’s premier pre- and post-theatre destination, show patrons can enjoy signature cocktails and small plates at the Bar and Lounge or a fabulous dinner in the main dining room.

On the second level of the restaurant, the Mezzanine offers breathtaking views of The Fox and is the perfect special event setting for seated occasions or cocktail parties. Our exclusive private dining room can accommodate up to 20 guests for seated dining events and up to 35 cocktail style. Exclusive buyout options available for large events.

659 Peachtree Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Southern

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:30am & Saturday-Sunday 6:30-11:00am; Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00am-2:00pm, Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Peachtree and Ponce de Leon

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(404) 897-5000

Website:
http://www.livingstonatlanta.com/

Parking Details:
Livingston Restaurant + Bar offers 3 hour complimentary valet or self parking conveniently located at The Georgian Terrace Hotel valet circle and parking garage. Please bring in your ticket to our host stand for validation upon departure.

Executive Chef:
Mark Breault

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Let us customize your next special event at Livingston Restaurant + Bar! On the second level of the restaurant, the Mezzanine offers breathtaking views of The Fox and is the perfect special event setting for seated occasions up to 50 and with space for up to 100 cocktail style. Our exclusive private dining room can accommodate up to 20 guests for seated dining events and up to 35 cocktail style. Exclusive buyouts available for large groups. For special event information, please feel free to send all inquires to info@livingstonatlanta.com or call 404-898-8323.

Private Dining

Livingston Restaurant + Bar is the place to entertain. With several vibrant entertaining spaces we offer customized party planning no matter what the occasion or size of your party.

Livingston Restaurant + Bar Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.1

ambience

4.3

value

3.9

Noise

Quiet

86% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (36)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
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Good for a Date (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Good for Groups (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Romantic (11)
Neighborhood Gem (10)
Great for Outdoor Dining (10)
Great for Brunch (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Cozy (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
People Watching (7)
Scenic View (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Fun (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Business Meals (5)
Casual (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Authentic (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The service was amazing and the food was outstanding! It was our first wedding anniversary and we could not have been treated better. This place is great!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Pre theater meal. We ordered 4 bites: salmon chips, beet salad, mac n cheese, pork belly. All were good except the mac n cheese. This place is always good for a light meal before the show at the Fox. I just wish they would refresh the menu more often with new options.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 20, 2017

We went here before our matinee tickets at the Fox. I was taking two ladies who are both 90+ (it was one's birthday celebration). They sat us on the first floor, which was great. They also brought a special happy birthday desert with a candle. We all felt very special and cared for. Diana, the hostess, and Haseem, our waiter, were GREAT!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Afternoon Coffee, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Great food and service. They are very accommodating and the prices are reasonable. An excellent place for a pre Fox dinner.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Livingston is always crowded on Saturday night during theater season at the Fox Theater. Reservations should be made weeks ahead of time for a decent dining time, otherwise you are either rushed to eat, or have to go for an early bird dinner and feel rushed. The food is very good, the service is very good, and there is a fixed price theater menu which is convenient. The drinks are top notch. There is always a buzz on theater nights, and the beauty of Livingston is that it is directly across the street from the Fox, so you can literally crawl across the street if you have to. Livinston always calls the day before to confirm the reservation, just because seating is in high demand.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Went to Livingstons as I often do before the Sat. Matinee at the FOX . I made reservations. When I got there they sat my friend and I at a table for 8 with three people we didn't know at the other end. They removed two chairs and set up glass water pitchers down the center of the table as a divider. The other party had reservations too. We were all a bit surprised at this seating arrangement! Hadn't planned on family dining or I would have gone to the Miller House !

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

I would have thought at $25/person, the brunch would have included coffee and tea.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Website showed Saturday brunch menu with items averaging $10-12. Upon arrival, told there's no menu but a buffet on Fox show days - $25 per person! Website did NOT list that info. When questioned waitstaff proceeded to say maybe they need to show that on the website. Ya' think? Another table next to us went through the same thing. Heard waitstaff say "I'm sorry they gave you the wrong information." Feel a victim of bait & switch. Once there, parked & seated, too difficult to leave & go elsewhere in the area when you're going to a show. That may be what they're counting on. Had I known cost prior, would not have gone. On fixed income, doubling amount of a meal is costly. Understand their decision for buffet getting people in and out more quickly for a show but doesn't excuse people not knowing ahead of time what the deal is and the cost. Why wouldn't they put that information on the website? I will NOT go back.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Superb service - theater minded across street from Fox. Great wine selection - wxcellent food and decent cost

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Scenic View, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Good location for a special occasion.

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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on July 27, 2017

We were there for pre-show and totally enjoyed the menu, cocktails, and service. Kudos!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Slow service--ordered trout, but when finally served we were told salmon had been substituted. It was ok, but we would have selected another entree had we been told when we ordered that the trout was not available. Brussels sprouts were undercooked and too tough to eat--steak, scallops and fried chicken entrees were very good. Overall, we were disappointed

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 23, 2017

One of our dishes (crab cake Benedict) was overly salty and essentially inedible. The roasted red pepper burrata ciabatta was excellent, nothing else was above mediocre.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 22, 2017

I really appreciated everyone from the host (who called me when we were late for our reservation (we had trouble with our car service and although I tried to call the restaurant because of our tardiness they held our reservation for us. Our server was a delight and the food was so delicious. Next time we are down at the Fox we will return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Healthy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Mediocre meal and service, but convenient to the Fox. Probably wouldn't make a return visit.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Service was ok at best. Was really disappointed in my visit this time. Took forever in between courses. Runners would literally run by, drop a plate on the other end of he table from where we were sitting , and then run off. All while never even saying a word. So odd, and not what you would expect when paying $30 a plate for dinner.

Ordered coffee with cream along with the dessert (which took 20 minutes to get to us) and they served it with milk. When I finally got a hold of the waiter again to let him know it took another 10 minutes for him to bring actual cream. Saw him pass by at one point with two cartons of cream. Made me think that they were trying to pass of the skim milk that they originally served me as maybe they didn't want to go get the real cream?

The restaurant did not appear to be full either, so I really don't know why everything was so messed up.

Will not go here again. For that much money, the device should be impeccable. There are plenty of other options in Atlanta.

Tags: Hot Spot, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Yuk. Had a buffet with no rhyme or reason.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 29, 2017

The food was excellent and our waiter was incredible. We will definitely find an excuse to eat there again.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 27, 2017

The atmosphere is elegant and sophisticated makes you feel like you have traveled back in to time. For starter the Salmon on top of a BBQ Chip or the Shrimp and Grit Cakes genius. The Veal Chop with Fava Beans was excellent and cooked to perfection. The Trout was served with cheese polenta which was so light and left you wanting more. I highly recommend making the Livingston one of your top 3 with the menu changes that leave you wondering what is next.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 27, 2017

I held a business lunch here and met with visiting attorneys because the location was convenient. However, the menu is quite limited and could really use updating. I would have lunch there more often if the menu had updated options. I had the chicken palliard and my chicken was heavily breaded and very deep fried (very hard and dry), I expected the chicken to be lighter and have a better quality. I was disappointed in my dining experience.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 18, 2017

The food was great! The location was just perfect coz we were gonna watch a show at the fox at 1 pm. My only disappointment was nothing in the open table reservations said brunch started at 11 am. My husband and I wanted the Sunday brunch and then go to the show. But when I looked at their website it said breakfast starts at 630 or 7 am or thereabouts so when I saw nothing was available at 11 am but had an opening for 10 am i went ahead and made the reservations. When we got there and told them we were there for brunch we were told brunch doesn't start til 11 am and that they were already booked but we can come back at 11 am but won't have a table and THEN we were told that's a common mistake by open table app, meaning it's open table's fault it doesn't state clearly that anything before 11 am on a Sunday is just off the regular breakfast menu. It was very disappointing coz we were celebrating my birthday as well and was really looking forward to a birthday brunch. :(

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Enjoyed our meal - husband said the veal was the best he's ever had. I tasted it and agreed. Salads were good too. Service was really friendly and good. Only negative was the bar - servers were nice but the clientele wasn't, not for an upscale bar. Overly drunk, somewhat argumentative group right beside us. Didn't feel at home and a nightcap experience at a comfortable hotel bar is something we rate hotels on.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Excellent service! Delicious dinner and great pre-show cocktails!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Although the food was good, I was disappointed could not order from a menu..only had a buffet. The explanation was "it is Father's Day weekend and only a buffet is traditional". Would love to have known that in advance. Perhaps when I made my reservation? The room was terribly noisy.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Most convenient place to have a nice dinner before a show at the Fox Theatre.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 15, 2017

The absolute best before the Fox!!!!!
Food. Service. Ambiance. Attentive to time for Pre-Theater crowd!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 15, 2017

We enjoy our pre-show dinners here. It's right across the street from the Fox Theatre, and we can sit inside or out. The food and service is always good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Delicious foods of all kinds! Wonderful atmosphere, deluxe old marble antebellum historic house.
Best scallops I ever ate. Salmon chips appy superb!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Our waiter Eduardo was awesome!! Great meal before a show at the Fox.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 28, 2017

Best place for dinner and drinks before a show/concert at The Fox!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 28, 2017

My mom and I had dinner and drinks here before seeing Chris Rock at the Fox Theater. Great food, great atmosphere and service. Reasonably priced as well. I go here occasionally for lunch because I work in the area and I've never had a bad meal here. I'll definitely return.

Tags: Cozy, Scenic View, People Watching, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Really great pre theater dining. Across the street from Fox Theater. The food and wine was delicious. We felt relaxed and enjoyed our meal before heading across the street. The veal was delicious, the short ribs were a little under seasoned but so tender, and the asparagus frites and cauliflower popcorn appetizer was tasty. Food is pricey but worth the convenience.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Very noisy, food vas average for the price, great service but not enough to be worth it. Very uncomfortable seats. The location is awesome! We had a show at Fox and the convenience was great. Would go again if seated outside maybe.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 26, 2017

Saw a lot of mixed reviews about the spot, but decided to give it a chance. Being directly across from The Fox is great so I will contribute that to the prices being a tad bit inflated. The seating area is nice however I think the chairs are a little dated. Good selections of Bourbon...the veal chop was really good and the southern fried chicken was as well. The arugula salad was prepared well and our server Eric was outstanding

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 26, 2017

I was a little skeptical because of some of the reviews I read but it was a good experience for me and hubby. Our servers were great! The food was prepared well and came to the table hot. Our waiter was very attentive. Our drinks were refilled as needed.

The atmosphere was nice. The hotel was having a wedding in one of their ballrooms so there were a lot of people coming and going. However, that did not take away from us being served in a timely manner. The food was also good!

Tags: Quick Bite, Cozy, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Afternoon Coffee, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on May 24, 2017

Great service and food, as well as ambience.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Great for drinks and ambiance.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Tried to have a memorable birthday breakfast here. Worst dining experience in Atlanta. The only positive I can say about it is that is located in a beautiful building. It took at least 15 minutes to even get water. All the servers would walk by and look at us. No one seemed to want to wait on us. We had to ask for silverware , beg for coffee , and our meals were lackluster to say the least. We were so disappointed to say the least.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Fabulous pre Fox dinner. Great food and service at a good price for fine dining. Highly recommend!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charleston)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Buffet lunch only on Fox show days

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