The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017
O4W Pizza is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

1. O4W Pizza

660 Irwin St NE, Atlanta, GA
Pizzería · Old Fourth Ward · 13 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Neapolitan pizza is well represented, but this walk-up counter inside Irwin Street Market is getting great reviews for its New Jersey-style "Gandma Pie." Leer más.

Masterpiece Szechuan is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

2. Masterpiece Szechuan

7.3
3940 Buford Hwy (N Berkley Lake Rd), Duluth, GA
Restaurante sichuanés · 9 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Masterpeice has received rave reviews from critics. Creative Loafing's Jennifer Zyman awarded four stars and called it "the best Chinese food in the Atlanta area." Leer más.

Spring is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

3. Spring

7.5
83 Church St NE, Marietta, GA
Restaurante de comida para el alma/sureña · Downtown Marietta · 3 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: In an time when "seasonal" and "local" are overused and not necessarily an indicator of quality, Chef Brian So's techniques allow the best Southern ingredients to shine. Leer más.

Sushi Hayakawa is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

4. Sushi Hayakawa

8.9
5979 Buford Hwy NE Ste A10, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de sushi · 38 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: After going on a lengthy hiatus, chef Art Hayakawa opened his renovated Buford Highway restaurant in March. Hayakawa's skills may be the best in Atlanta, so reservations should be made in advance. Leer más.

Heirloom Market BBQ is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

5. Heirloom Market BBQ

9.3
2243 Akers Mill Rd SE, Atlanta, GA
Parrilla · East Cobb · 155 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This barbecue spot has limited seating, bring more than enough flavor to compensate for the cramped quarters or a ride with a to-go box. Look for Korean-inspired Southern ‘cue and pitch-perfect sides. Leer más.

Porch Light Latin Kitchen is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

6. Porch Light Latin Kitchen

9.0
300 Village Green Cir SE Ste 110, Smyrna, GA
Restaurante latinoamericano · Downtown Smyrna · 18 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Andre Gomez serves big cuts of meat with Puerto Rican flavors, such as cumin-spiced St Louis ribs and a "roasted little piggy" that must be ordered two days in advance. Leer más.

Pho Dai Loi 2 is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

7. Pho Dai Loi 2

9.4
4186 Buford Hwy NW, Ste G (Oak Shadow Ct NE), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante vietnamita · 95 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Pho Dai Loi, with three locations in the area, continues to serve Atlanta's best pho. The #2 outpost, tucked into the Buford Highway ethnic enclave, is a fan favorite. Leer más.

Muss & Turner's is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

8. Muss & Turner's

9.3
1675 Cumberland Pkwy SE Ste 309 (Atlanta Road), Smyrna, GA
Local de sándwiches · 137 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This Smyrna spot serves enormous lunch sandwiches stuffed with all manner of homemade meats and fillings. The burger is definitely a top contender and the goat cheese cheesecake is phenomenal. Leer más.

Umi Sushi is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

9. Umi Sushi

9.1
3050 Peachtree Dr NE Ste 1, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de sushi · Buckhead · 37 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Jezebel Magazine placed Umi at the top of its list of the 100 best restaurants in Atlanta, and it was also the most popular choice among Eater readers for the city's best sushi. Leer más.

Atlas Buckhead is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

10. Atlas Buckhead

8.5
88 W Paces Ferry Rd NW (Peachtree Street), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante · Buckhead · 8 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Located in Buckhead's St. Regis Hotel, Atlas is a critical darling. Christopher Grossman is reviving American fine dining cuisine, and the restaurant has received four stars from Creative Loafing. Leer más.

Aria Restaurant is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

11. Aria Restaurant

8.6
490 E Paces Ferry Rd NE (at Maple St), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Buckhead Village · 48 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Feeling his dining room had gone out of fashion, Gerry Klaskala recently revamped his Buckhead restaurant. The food is as good as ever, and now the restaurant feels a little more modern and casual. Leer más.

Restaurant Eugene is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

12. Restaurant Eugene

8.4
2277 Peachtree Rd NE (Peachtree Memorial), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Peachtree Hills · 40 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Restaurant Eugene’s Linton Hopkins won 2012's James Beard Award for Best Southeast Chef, and for good reason. This restaurant puts a definite emphasis on good food and everything is sourced locally. Leer más.

Watershed on Peachtree is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

13. Watershed on Peachtree

8.4
1820 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de comida para el alma/sureña · Buckhead · 38 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef Zeb Stevenson left Parish to take over the kitchen at Watershed at the beginning of the year, and he's breathed new life into the restaurant. They've since received many awards for their cooking. Leer más.

The General Muir is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

14. The General Muir

9.5
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230 (at Clifton Rd NE), Atlanta, GA
Delicatessen/Tienda de comestibles · 122 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This upscale Jewish deli concept from Ben and Jen Johnson and Shelley Sweet of popular breakfast spot, West Egg, and executive chef Todd Ginsberg has been winning hearts since it opened in early 2013. Leer más.

Star Provisions is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

15. Star Provisions

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (at Huff Rd), Atlanta, GA
Tienda Gourmet · Northwest Atlanta · 117 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Order the sandwiches — especially the unorthodox Reuben and shrimp po’ boy. And after you eat, walk around the chef's market at peruse the fine home goods, chocolates, cheese, and meat. Leer más.

Bacchanalia is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

16. Bacchanalia

1198 Howell Mill Rd NW (btwn 14th St. & Huff Rd.), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Northwest Atlanta · 59 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Bacchanalia has ditched its tasting menu for a la carte, but it's still serving some of the best food in Atlanta. Joe Schafer is running the kitchen. Leer más.

Cooks & Soldiers is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

17. Cooks & Soldiers

8.6
691 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante español · 32 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Executive chef Landon Thompson was named as a James Beard Award semifinalist for his take on Basque cuisine, and Cooks & Soldiers was tabbed as Eater Atlanta's Restaurant of the Year for 2015. Leer más.

Miller Union is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

18. Miller Union

9.0
999 Brady Ave NW (10th Street), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante americano · 128 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Farm-fresh updated Southern cooking is simple and elegant. The farm egg baked in celery cream with grilled bread is a top-10 Atlanta dish & the restaurant has one of the best vegetable plates in town. Leer más.

Le Fat is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

19. Le Fat

9.0
935 Marietta St NW Ste A, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante vietnamita · Marietta Street Artery · 20 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Guy Wong's latest restaurant, which began service in March, has been getting good buzz. The menu features Vietnamese soup and noodle dishes, plus entrees such as spicy chile prawns and shaking beef. Leer más.

Ah-Ma's Taiwanese Kitchen is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

20. Ah-Ma's Taiwanese Kitchen

7.6
931 Monroe Dr NE Ste A108, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante taiwanés · Midtown · 21 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Located near the Eastside Trail's intersection with Monroe Drive in Midtown, this small restaurant serves excellent Taiwanese street foods like bao, cold noodles, and lu rou fan. Leer más.

El Super Pan is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

21. El Super Pan

7.9
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE (at Glenn Iris Dr.), Atlanta, GA
Local de sándwiches · Old Fourth Ward · 14 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: In Ponce City Market, Chef Hector Santiago is serving sandwiches and snacks with Latin American flavors, and you can't go wrong with a Cuban mixto. Leer más.

Chai Pani is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

22. Chai Pani

9.1
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA
Restaurante indio · Downtown Decatur · 120 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: From the Decatur spot's signature street food dishes to the North Indian thalis and the chef specials, which range from well-researched historic dishes to contemporary comfort food favorites. Leer más.

Brush Sushi Izakaya is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

23. Brush Sushi Izakaya

8.7
316 Church St (bw E. Trinity Pl & Sycamore Dr), Decatur, GA
Restaurante de sushi · Downtown Decatur · 17 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: For the best experience in the modern dining room, grab a seat at the sushi bar and partake in Liang's omakase offerings. Leer más.

Revival is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

24. Revival

9.1
129 Church St, Decatur, GA
Restaurante de comida para el alma/sureña · Downtown Decatur · 20 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Kevin Gillespie and executive chef Andreas Müller are turning out fried chicken, cornbread, pole beans, and more, all with the intention of reminding diners' of a meal at their grandmothers'. Leer más.

Kimball House is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

25. Kimball House

9.3
303 E Howard Ave (at N Candler St), Decatur, GA
Gastropub · Downtown Decatur · 63 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Housed in the former Decatur train depot, Kimball House's devotion to the way dining (and drinking) used to be shines through in its craft cocktail menu, oyster offerings, and 3 - course steak dinner. Leer más.

Eat Me Speak Me is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

26. Eat Me Speak Me

1660 McLendon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante · Candler Park · 2 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: It's not really a restaurant. But Jarrett Stieber's pop-up, found Friday through Sunday nights at Candler Park's Gato, offers expertly prepared small plates, fresh ingredients, & reasonable prices. Leer más.

Sotto Sotto is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

27. Sotto Sotto

9.1
313 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante italiano · Inman Park · 61 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: If one Atlanta Italian restaurant must be crowned supreme, this deserves the title. List of pastas made with care is the menu’s centerpiece and will ensure a successful night on any special occasion. Leer más.

Bread  & Butterfly is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

28. Bread & Butterfly

8.6
290 Elizabeth St, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante · Inman Park · 14 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This sunny Inman Quarter cafe shines with chef Stoffelen's French bistro fare, a simple but excellent wine list, and a tasty burger with Swiss, caramelized onions, grain mustard, and house mayonnaise. Leer más.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

29. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

9.4
292 Moreland Ave NE (at Austin Ave.), Atlanta, GA
Cervecera · Little Five Points · 144 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The food at Wrecking Bar has been unbeatable since executive chef Terry Koval came over from Farm Burger. Try the kale ale fondue or the three pigs skillet with its crispy pig ears to start. Leer más.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

30. Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

9.5
1238 Dekalb Ave NE (at Elmira Pl NE), Atlanta, GA
Parrilla · Candler Park · 386 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: It’s all about the gut-bombs at the icon that proved great barbecue is possible in Atlanta. Tater tots covered in chili and cheese, & short ribs are staples that make this the only spot you should go. Leer más.

Spice To Table is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

31. Spice To Table

659 Auburn Ave NE Ste 503, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante indio · Old Fourth Ward · 6 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Gomez' latest restaurant is more laid back than her shuttered Cardamom Hill, but the food is just as good. Featuring kati rolls, roasted vegetables, and her Kerala fried chicken at the walk-up counter Leer más.

Ticonderoga Club is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

32. Ticonderoga Club

8.3
99 Krog St NE, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante · Inman Park · 16 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Bies's dinner menu has received rave reviews and his simple spedie sandwich — grilled chicken with tangy dressing and shredded lettuce on a crusty sesame loaf — is one of Atlanta's best lunch options. Leer más.

One Eared Stag is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

33. One Eared Stag

8.3
1029 Edgewood Ave NE (Hurt St), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de nueva cocina americana · Inman Park · 88 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: This Inman Park restaurant is known for its bold menu, thanks to chef/owner Robert Phalen's inventiveness in the kitchen. You can't go wrong with lunch or dinner. Leer más.

BoccaLupo is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

34. BoccaLupo

9.2
753 Edgewood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante italiano · Inman Park · 44 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Go for the pasta (the black spaghetti and the 20-yolk tagliatelle are popular choices), stay for the patio— and you can't go wrong with either wine or the craft cocktails.

Ammazza is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

35. Ammazza

9.0
591 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Pizzería · Old Fourth Ward · 74 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: There's more than one place for top-tier Neapolitan-style pizza in this town. Favorite pies include the Inferno with sopressata and peppers and the Ammazzare with Italian sausage and Vidalia onions. Leer más.

Staplehouse is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

36. Staplehouse

9.1
541 Edgewood Ave SE (Howell St.), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante americano · Old Fourth Ward · 18 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Chef Ryan Smith's tasting menus are garnered nothing but critical praise. Staplehouse was one of five national finalists for the 2016 James Beard Foundation's Best New Restaurant award. Leer más.

Home Grown is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

37. Home Grown

9.2
968 Memorial Dr SE (at Gibson St SE), Atlanta, GA
Restaurante de comida para el alma/sureña · Reynoldstown · 163 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: Home Grown is a breakfast favorite among Atlanta's eaters and chefs alike. And if it hosts Senate campaign events that feature former presidents, it must be important. Leer más.

We Suki Suki is one of The 38 Essential Atlanta Restaurants, Winter 2017.

38. We Suki Suki

8.7
479 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA
Restaurante vietnamita · East Atlanta Village · 32 tips y reseñas

EaterEater: The restaurant — really, a tiny kitchen and a few communal tables — serves great banh mi, boba tea, bun in the warmer months, and pho through winter and fall. Leer más.