Food & Drink

The ATL's best BYOBs, yo

Published On 09/10/2013 Published On 09/10/2013
BYOBs in ATlanta

The worst thing about going out for dinner is that most places don't have 40s of Olde English 800 on the menu make getting a few drinks cost a fortune, so we put together a 'hood-by-'hood guide to places that actually encourage you to bring your own beer/ wine/ 40oz of malt liquor(!) by letting you drink without even paying a corkage fee. Drink it all in...

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Buckhead
BrickTop's
3280 Peachtree Rd NE #100; 404.841.2212

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
3500 Peachtree Rd NE; 404.844.4810

Ocean Prime
3102 Piedmont Rd NE; 404.846.0505

Piu Bello Pizza
3330 Piedmont Rd NE; 404.814.0304

Sufi's Kitchen
1814 Peachtree St NW; 404.888.9699

Tantra
2285 Peachtree Rd NE; 404.228.7963

Decatur
Sun in My Belly
2161 College Ave NE; 404.370.1088

Druid Hills/Emory Village
Dip 'n Dab
2166 Briarcliff Rd NE; 404.806.8144

Panahar
3375 Buford Hwy NE; 404.633.6655

Marietta
Chicken and the Egg
800 Whitlock Ave NW #124; 678.388.8813

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Old Fourth Ward
Miso Izakaya
619 Edgewood Ave SE; 678.701.0128

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Roswell
Aqua Blue
1564 Holcomb Bridge Rd; 770.643.8886

Dunwoody
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
4501 Old Perimeter Way; 770.698.8112

West Midtown
Antico Pizza
1093 Hemphill Ave NW; 404.724.2333

Atlanta Food Truck Park
1850 Howell Mill Rd NW

Bacchanalia
1198 Howell Mill Rd NW; 404.365.0410

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1. Chicken and the Egg 800 Whitlock Ave, Marietta, GA 30064 (Atlanta)

Chicken and the Egg is an American restaurant with a Southern comfort food tilt. Accompanying this eatery's stacked menu is a wide selection of drinks from California-grown red wine to Quebec's rich, dark Maudite Ale.

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2. BrickTop's 3280 Peachtree Rd NE #100, Atlanta, GA 30324 (Buckhead)

BrickTop's Atlanta outpost's serving American fare like Parmesan crusted chicken, an Ahi tuna burger, and crab cakes.

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3. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse 3500 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30326 (Buckhead)

A small scale Philly-originated franchise of high-end steaks, Davio's is an Italian restaurant serving up everything from Kobe beef meatballs, to a better-than-a-street-vendor Philly, to a next-level selection of ribeyes, sirloins, and filets. And though Davio's is a high-volume operation, the space comes with the opportunity to watch everything from the chef's counter overlooking the kitchen, with a glass from the extensive 180+ wines collection, of course.

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4. Piu Bello Pizza 3330 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 (Buckhead)

Snag standard Italian vittles and tasty 'zas at this BYOB pizzeria in Buckhead.

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5. Sufi's Atlanta 1814 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Buckhead)

Previously known for 34yrs as Greek foodery Shipfeifer, Sufi's is plating Persian with wraps like open-flame-cooked beef, plus kabob-ery including baby spring lamb tenderloin, the Soltani (filet mignon & lean ground beef), the Joojeh (Cornish game hen), and the Chicken Barg.

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6. Tantra 2285 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA 30309 (Buckhead)

Tantra Restaurant & Bar, located in the center of Buckhead, is an American restaurant whose dishes transport you to other exotic lands via savory experience. Sounds heady? This menu item speaks for itself: large plump scallops caramelized in a basil rub with a dried lime beurre blanc, and there's more where that came from.

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7. Sun in my Belly 2161 College Ave, Atlanta, GA 30317 (Decatur)

This whimsical European resto and catering company plates seasonal and locally sourced dishes.

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8. Dip 'n Dab 2166 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta, GA 30329

D'nD's a studio hosting BYOB art classes for painters of all levels, where instructors from AIA & SCAD guide you through 2- to 3-hour sessions so you come out with a beautiful masterpiece... or at least what looks like one while you still have beer goggles on.

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9. Panahar 3375 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329 (Druid Hills)

This unique BYOB's the ATL's first and only Bangladeshi resto where you can pile your plate from their daily lunch buffet, or choose a la carte items like Tondoori Chicken or Chicken Tik-ka.

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10. STATS Restaurant & Bar 300 Marietta St, Atlanta, GA 30313 (Downtown)

STATS takes food and sports seriously, so if you do too, stop in for games on tons of TVs, an extensive food menu, and tons of beer/drinks.

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11. Miso Izakaya 619 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312 (Old 4th Ward)

If you want to taste their signature ramen, go there often and get there early (i.e. it tends to sell out quickly). But if you're willing to forgo that staple, there are plenty other delicious Japanese meals to masticate.

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12. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar 4501 Olde Perimeter Way, Atlanta, GA 30346 (Dunwoody)

Fleming's is an upscale steakhouse in Atlanta, serving all your meaty favorites and sides (their specialty is Fleming's Potatoes with cream, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese).

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13. Murphy's 997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306 (Virginia Highland)

This Virginia Highlands staple boasts a bakery and wine shop in addition to its popular restaurant.

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14. Ocean Prime 3102 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 (Buckhead)

This Buckhead spot serves up top-notch steakhouse eats alongside surfier seafood options. The wine list is specifically designed to pair well with their dishes, so you can't screw it up!

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15. Antico Pizza Napoletana 1093 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 (Home Park)

This tiny, family owned and operated pizza shop in Home Park doles out saucy, Neapolitan pizzas. Made using a wood-fired oven directly imported from Naples, pizzas come out perfectly charred, piled high with thick, melted mozzarella and flavorful San Marzano tomato sauce. A relaxed BYOB policy makes dining in a treat.

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16. Atlanta Food Truck Park 1850 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

AFTP's a three-acre plot giving ATL's mobile kitchens a permanent all-week home (and also boasting a marketplace, a bocce court, and a small amphitheater) at what the developers are calling a "food truck Mecca".

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17. Bacchanalia 1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 (Midtown)

An award-winning and highly acclaimed American joint in Midtown from chefs/owners Anne Quatrano and Clifford Harrison, Bacchanalia plates organic and seasonal eats from an a la carte menu, or choose their delectable five-course prix fixe option.

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18. Aqua Blue 1564 Holcomb Bridge Rd , Roswell, GA 30076 (Roswell)

Whether you want super-fresh seafood and sushi, or a perfect juicy steak, AB's menu's sure to sate your appetite, then quench your thirst with a slew of specialty 'tails and more than 50 wines by the glass.

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