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Thrive

4.4
975 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Business Meals
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Thrive is an upscale casual restaurant where food, drink & lounge meet pleasing taste buds from around the world since 2007 with award winning dishes & specialty cocktails. Our salads, sandwiches, soups, sushi, steak, seafood & so much more are all prepared using the highest quality and freshest ingredients. Thrive is pleased to offer a stimulating wine list as well as a great selection of beer and sake. Join us for our After Work Mixer Monday – Friday from 5pm-7pm for $5 appetizers & specialty cocktails.

Come see why Jezebel Magazine voted Thrive in their top 100 Atlanta Restaurants three consecutive years, and Restaurant and Bar Magazine voted Thrive in their top 100 venues.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Sushi, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Mon-Fri 11:30am - 10:00pm
Sat 5:30pm - 10:00pm
HAPPY HOUR: Mon-Fri 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Open Sundays for Private Parties

Thrive loves downtown sporting events. Going to the Dome or Arena? Come see us before, during & after the game for Game Day Specials.
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Phone number
(404) 389-1000
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Justin Cox
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Catering
Professional catering service
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Ted Turner Drive and Marietta St
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Parking details
Free validated parking.
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Public transit
Two blocks away from MARTA at Phillips Arena.
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Entertainment
We Embrace Saturdays - Every Saturday - visit http://www.weembracesaturdays.com
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Special events & promotions
Thrive’s design includes 3 defined areas; bar, lounge & dining room that mesh seamlessly & combine a unique blend of sleek contemporary style for hosting private events.
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Within easy walking distance of Phillips Arena and Atlanta's largest convention space, The Georgia World Congress Center, Thrive is a unique blend of sleek contemporary and luxury, available for private meetings and events. Thrive is available to host your party of up to 200 guests.

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What 975 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.4
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4.2
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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lovetoeat (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Reservations is the key during the lunch hours during the work week. My co-worker and I had the braised lamb lettuce appetizer, Sushi and dessert. Fantastic food! I had the creme brulee and he had the flourless chocolate cake. Both were just the right portion to end a great lunch.

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ChazzyBe 
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The menu gives a variety of choices. If you want finger foods they have some great Tapas choices and if you want a full meal they have awesome choices as well. The tables are a little close together but other than that this was a great place to have dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

We waited a while for 2 entrees and drinks. We also waited a long time for a cold desert and our server went from very attentive to pretty slow.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

This place was awesome! The customer service from beginning to end was top notch and the food was really good. Thank you for making this a great Valentine’s Day! 🤗😘

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was great! However the service was just ok and didn’t see any free valet parking had to pay $10.

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Aisha (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I took my husband here for his birthday (Valentine's Day), so their was a set menu, but it was still delicious. We want to go back and check out the full menu.

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MichaelH (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

When I return, I will asked to be seated in Joseph's section. He was GREAT.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food was fair, but the service was very slow. They missed the dressing for the beet salad and the beets were undercooked (hard)

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

The food at the restaurant was very good! The sushi is always on point here. Our waitress was a little sarcastic and slow. Overall we enjoyed the experience would have been better with a better waitress.

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gblb (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Outstanding food and excellent waitress. Quite pleased with everything. The only negative was at one point the restaurant became crowded and the waitress was overwhelmed with customers. At that point our drink and dessert orders too a long time to obtain.

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vipChip (Phoenix)
2.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Food took well over an hour.

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Mangia (Baltimore)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Great food, sushi is excellent.
dinner entrees- shrimp & grits and salmon perfect.

appetizers we had calamari and brussel sprouts.
Everything was perfect.

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WolfpackJay (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

My wife and I stopped in Thrive before a Saturday evening ATL Hawks game. While the game was a stinker, our meal at Thrive was fantastic!
We started off with a Kyoto sushi sampler platter, "Chef's choice", that was excellent and a solid value at $19.
For the main course I had the cornmeal encrusted grouper sandwich. It was light and perfectly fried with a delicious fried green tomato included. I paired it with a side of the sweet and sour Brussel sprouts for a small upcharge ($2) over fries, well worth it as the sprouts were outstanding and the portion was sizable.
My wife enjoyed the crunchy broccoli with cashews side and the cucumber & crab salad as her main choices. Both were colorful, carefully constructed, packed with flavor and amply sized.
Along with our meal we enjoyed a bottle of Sauvigon Blanc.
Lastly, service. Our server Carlos was very solid. He had great insights on the menu, particularly enthusiastic about the Brussel sprouts ("they are so good they will change your life"...). Carlos was fun but also had a strong technical POV about the food and beverage range.
I knew absolutely nothing about Thrive until finding them in a google search of restaurants around Philips Arena. So glad my wife and I gave them a shot.
At about $112 all in (which included a 20% gratuity), Thrive is not inexpensive, but the quality, construction and flavors of the food coupled the ambiance and stellar service make Thrive a strong value.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Went for my daughter's 14th birthday along with our other daughter and my wife. We love the sushi at Thrive and they did not disappoint. We had a new sushi item (the coconut one) and it was excellent. Then we wanted more sushi and the waiter made a great suggestion and offered to replace the salmon (wife not a fan of salmon) with yellow-tail and it was also outstanding. Thrive has been a favorite for many years and the food continues to impress.

Calamari app is insanely good. Minor criticism / suggestion would be on the fried green tomato app. Could have done a LOT more with it considering their normal level of creativity. Good but boring. Other thing I would say is though I LIKE the decor, I am surprised they have never updated it in 10 years I have been going, or perhaps light changes have been made? I guess when the food is great it does not matter a lot.

DL Special is amazing as always. Highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Good variety on the menu. I got the centennial role. The flavors were good but would have preferred the fish to be raw. The pickled ginger tasted a bit odd. The calamari and beet salad was good. Wish they had beer on tap.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

Good attention and excellent atmosphere.

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OpenTable Diner (Atlanta)
3.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Food was very good, but service was poor. We never got our appetizer and our server never knew that we hadn’t received it because he never checked on our table. We had to ask for refills and our drinks finally arrived after we had finished our meals. It wasn’t busy either. I would have cut our server some slack had it been busy, but it wasn’t.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Met expectations for atmosphere and price. Fell a bit short on service.

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vipALret (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Very nice restaurant with good variety on the menu from fish to lamb. Nice atmosphere, 3 blocks from the Rialto Theater downtown.

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vipOpticker (Atlanta)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

A reliable place for dinner before theater or an event downtown. The tuna dinner is particularly good and they have a NZ sauvblanc on the wine list.

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