We’ve scoured reviews, asked locals and concierges, and dug deep to find Atlanta’s best restaurants. The best part? Many are just a brief walk or ride from the trade show.
Just decide what kind of food you’re craving, and let this be your guide....
Steak and Seafood
This casual restaurant is known for its steak, ribs, and seafood. There’s also a large beer list and outdoor seating.
Chama Gaúcha is Atlanta’s highest-rated Brazilian steakhouse. Renowned for its prime cuts and experience, this is a must-visit for steak fans.
Bones is one of Atlanta’s finest steak and seafood restaurants. You can enjoy prime beef, Maine lobster, and Southern specialties.
White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails
This neo-rustic restaurant built a reputation for its Southern-style American food and fresh cocktails.
Latin American Food
Inventive Mexican fare influenced by region, along with Latin-styled cocktails in a hip setting.
If you love delicious Mexican food (they call it “Flex-Mex”) and margaritas, you’re in for a treat. Be sure to check the schedule for live music, too.
If you’re looking for something tasty and out-of-the-ordinary, you’ll appreciate this traditional Ethiopian restaurant and casual atmosphere.
Cajun and Creole
Enjoy classics like etouffee, along with steaks, seafood, and more. Be sure you get a reservation.
Less than a 10-minute walk from MODEX, Der Biergarten is known for its traditional German food, pretzels, and inviting beer garden.
This Texas-inspired BBQ joint was opened by Justin and Jonathan Fox -- two brothers whose Southern-style ribs have won the hearts of locals.
Crave an otherworldly drink? Trader Vic’s is famous for them -- especially the Mai Tai, which Trader Vic invented. The tiki bar also has a full kitchen, and a long list of exotic drinks.
This local hideaway is known for its delicious Southern bar food, house-made cocktails, and “Edgar’s Truth” bourbon. Be sure to try their grilled cheese.
Pacific Rim Bistro
This Pan Asian gem highlights dishes and tastes from across Asia, including satay and sushi.
If you want even more information on how to get the most from your trip, be sure to check out our free guide: How to Make the Most of Your MODEX Experience.