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...
3280 Peachtree Rd NE #100; 404.841.2212
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse
3500 Peachtree Rd NE; 404.844.4810
3102 Piedmont Rd NE; 404.846.0505
Piu Bello Pizza
3330 Piedmont Rd NE; 404.814.0304
1814 Peachtree St NW; 404.888.9699
2285 Peachtree Rd NE; 404.228.7963
Sun in My Belly
2161 College Ave NE; 404.370.1088
Chicken and the Egg
800 Whitlock Ave NW #124; 678.388.8813
Old Fourth Ward
619 Edgewood Ave SE; 678.701.0128
1564 Holcomb Bridge Rd; 770.643.8886
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
4501 Old Perimeter Way; 770.698.8112
1. Chicken and the Egg800 Whitlock Ave, Marietta
2. BrickTop's3280 Peachtree Rd NE #100, Atlanta
3. Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse3500 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta
4. Piu Bello Pizza3330 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta
5. Sufi's Atlanta1814 Peachtree St, Atlanta
6. Tantra2285 Peachtree Rd, Atlanta
7. Sun in my Belly2161 College Ave, Atlanta
8. Dip 'n Dab2166 Briarcliff Rd, Atlanta
9. Panahar3375 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta
10. STATS Restaurant & Bar300 Marietta St, Atlanta
11. Miso Izakaya619 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta
12. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar4501 Olde Perimeter Way, Atlanta
13. Murphy's997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta
14. Ocean Prime3102 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta
15. Antico Pizza Napoletana1093 Hemphill Ave NW, Atlanta
16. Atlanta Food Truck Park1850 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta
17. Bacchanalia1198 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta
18. Aqua Blue1564 Holcomb Bridge Rd , Roswell
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.
BrickTop's Atlanta outpost's serving American fare like Parmesan crusted chicken, an Ahi tuna burger, and crab cakes.
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.
Snag standard Italian vittles and tasty 'zas at this BYOB pizzeria in 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.
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.
This whimsical European resto and catering company plates seasonal and locally sourced dishes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This Virginia Highlands staple boasts a bakery and wine shop in addition to its popular restaurant.
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!
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.
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".
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.
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.