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Opening Report: Fado Irish Pub, DaVinci's Pizza, Bartaco

Fado's Midtown opening featured a special visitor.

Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny (right) stopped by Fado Irish Pub in Midtown. Kenny was in Atlanta to serve as Grand Marshall for the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny (right) stopped by Fado Irish Pub in Midtown. Kenny was in Atlanta to serve as Grand Marshall for the city's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Tami Chappell

1) MIDTOWN — Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Fado Irish Pub opened in the Shops at Metropolis over the weekend. The guest of honor was Ireland Prime Minister Enda Kenny, who stopped by to watch some rugby. The Irish-inspired bar and restaurant begins service daily at 11 a.m. and keeps pouring until 12 a.m. on Sunday, 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday. It's the second Fado location in Atlanta, following the original in Buckhead, and it occupies the former La Tagliatella space. Status: Certified open. 919 Peachtree Street NE.

2) DECATUR — DaVinci's Pizza opened Saturday in the old Mellow Mushroom Space on West Ponce de Leon Avenue, reports Decatur Metro. The pizzeria offers lunch, dinner, late-night, and delivery, and also features locations in Smyrna, Midtown, and Roswell. In addition to the pizza, DaVinci's pours a selection of draft beers, including locals from SweetWater Brewing Company, Orpheus Brewing, Monday Night Brewing, Red Brick Brewing, Three Taverns Brewery, Second Self Beer Company, and Wild Heaven Craft Beers. Status: Certified open265 Ponce De Leon Place, Suite Q.

3) BUCKHEAD — Bartaco's second Atlanta outpost opened on Sunday, per Tomorrow's News Today. Located near Chastain Park, the restaurant, which serves an assortment of tacos and other beachy cuisine, built from the ground up at the former Dunkin Donuts location. Bartaco, based out of Connecticut, opened in Westside last July, and an Inman Quarter restaurant is in the works. Status: Certified open3802 Roswell Road.

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