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Where to Eat at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Home of Atlanta United FC and the Atlanta Falcons

There’s much more than burgers and hot dogs

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In 2017, city dwellers witnessed (or heard) the spectacular implosion of the quarter-century-old Georgia Dome. The implosion that day also birthed one of Atlanta’s greatest memes, the interrupting MARTA bus, when a city bus pulled up and blocked the live stream set up by the Weather Channel of the Dome right as the detonators were set off. Only in Atlanta.

What rose from the rubble of the Georgia Dome was the transformer that is Mercedes-Benz stadium with its retractable roof, now home to the Atlanta Falcons NFL football team and soccer club Atlanta United FC. The stadium hosts concerts, championship sporting events, served as both an early voting spot and a COVID-19 vaccination and testing center, and even played host to a famous houseguest in rapper Kanye West, who lived there for two weeks while recording an album in Atlanta.

Beyond the football games, soccer matches, epic concerts, and bizarre goings-on, the Benz features some top-notch stadium dining. Find stalls from local Atlanta restaurateurs like Top Chef alum Kevin Gillespie serving cheesesteaks and pork sandwiches, the Fox brothers slinging barbecue, and Delia Champion bringing fans her famous chicken sausages. There’s also doughnuts from popular Home Park shop Sublime Doughnuts.

Familiar local restaurants and chefs are but a small sampling of what sports fans and concert goers can expect at this stadium, which includes both pricey premium food and drink items and some standard fare that’s actually affordable, and even a food truck parked right outside the Benz.

All listings below are open to the public. Private club/suite amenities are not included.


Best Food Bets

The 100 Yard Club.
The 100 Yard Club.
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Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand

Longtime local restaurateur Delia Champion operates locations of her Sausage Shack in East Atlanta and on the city’s west side, and now she has stands inside Atlanta’s transformer stadium. Diners will find a limited Delia’s menu, sodas, and bottled water. What to order: The hot mess, which is chicken sausage, chili, cheddar cheese, pickled jalapeños, and comeback sauce on a bun. Sections 121, 124, 221, 330

Farm Burger

This thriving local chain focuses on organic burgers, fries, and ingredients. The MBS stand also offers fresh-brewed sweet tea, beer, sodas, and bottled water. What to order: One can’t go wrong with a classic. The No. 1 Farm Burger comes with grass-fed beef, aged white cheddar, caramelized onions, and Farm Burger sauce. Section 245.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

These Texas-style pitmasters already serve their barbecue at the homes of the Braves and Hawks, so it’s no surprise they’re on board to feed hungry Falcons and United fans at the Benz. There are no beef ribs, sadly, but Fox Bros. fans will find a few of the smokehouse’s staple sandwiches and the popular smoked wings. Menus vary at each location. What to order: Frito pie, with brisket chili, shredded cheese, diced onion, and corn chips. Sections 136, 238, and 342.

The Molly B’s space.
Molly B’s Kitchen.
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H&F Burger and Hop’s Chicken

Chef Linton Hopkins brings both his popular double-stack cheeseburger and fried chicken sandwich to the Benz. The H&F burger was first made famous as a limited, late-night menu item at Holeman and Finch Public House. Now, Hopkins offers the double-stack at H&F Burger spots at Ponce City Market and Truist Park, home to Braves baseball. In 2015, Hopkins also debuted Hop Chicken, which serves up crispy fried chicken in buckets, boxes, and as sandwiches. What to order: The classic H&F burger and fried chicken sandwich with frim fram sauce. Section Fl.

Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger

Top Chef alum and restaurateur Kevin Gillespie is a lifelong Falcons fan, so it was a no-brainer for him when the Benz came calling to serve his food at the stadium. At Gamechanger, Gillespie’s team serve what he describes as “junk food of a higher quality, featuring big, bold flavors.” What to order: The Closed-on-Sunday (COS) chicken sandwich, made of a seasoned, fried chicken breast, hot sauce, and pickled mayonnaise, on a honey butter sweet roll. It’s a favorite at Gillespie’s Gunshow and Revival restaurants. Section 223.

West Nest.
West Nest.
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Molly B’s Kitchen

Named for Falcons and United owner Arthur Blank’s mother, Molly B’s takes inspiration from some of Molly Blank’s recipes to create the menu here. The dining area at Molly B’s on the 100 level is hard to beat. It’s full-service dining with wide-open views of the playing field. What to order: The Molly B’s burger is made of two short rib patties, gruyere, French onion soup mayo, dijon, pickles, and caramelized onions on a brioche bun. Section 133, 338.

Sublime Doughnuts

Owned by Kamal Grant, this was the first fancy doughnut shop to hit the Atlanta dining scene when it opened in Home Park. There’s a location in Toco Hills, too, and both shops are open 24/7. The stall at the Benz offers a limited menu of Sublime favorites, like the A-Town Cream, a chocolate-glazed, A-shaped doughnut filled with custard, or the s’mores, Nestle crunch, salt and vinegar, and red velvet doughnuts. Order single doughnuts, a trio of doughnuts, or doughnuts by the half dozen. Sublime also serves doughnut sundaes and soft serve ice cream. What to order: There’s no wrong order here. Section Fl.

West Nest by Westside Works

Students and graduates of the Westside Works Culinary Academy run these stands on the 100 and 300 levels. They’re in charge of cooking and service, and developed the West Nest menu long before Mercedes-Benz Stadium opened to the public. What to order: The premium chicken in waffle bowl is an over-the-top combination of a tempura-battered chicken tender, waffle fries, Kool-Aid pickles, and honey hot sauce in a waffle bowl. Section 115, 324.


Section-by-Section Dining Guide

Section Fl

  • Atl BBQ
  • ATL Pizza Company
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream
The H&F burger was first made famous as a late-night, limited menu item at Holeman and Finch Public House years ago. H&F Burger
  • H&F Burger/Hop’s Chicken
  • Salt n Coast
  • Sublime Doughnuts

Concourse 100

  • Anheuser-Busch Cart: Section 107
  • ATL Fan Fare: Sections 105 and 113
  • ATL Grill: Sections 107 and 133
  • Absolut Cart: Section 124
  • Avion Cart: Section 126
  • Bacardi Cart: Section 117
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream: Sections 120 and 124
  • Bud & Burgers: Section 118
  • Budweiser Biergarten: Section 119
  • Capital Crust Pizza: Sections 115 and 131
  • Captain Morgan Cart: Section 117
  • Chick-fil-A (Yes, it’s closed on Sundays): Section 123
  • Column Bar: Section 135
  • Corona Cart: Section 117
  • Deep Eddy Vodka Cart: Section 122
  • Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand: Sections 121 and 124
  • Dippin Dots: Sections 120 and 126
Decorative kegs at the Budweiser Biergarten.
Decorative kegs at the Budweiser Biergarten.
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  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q: Section 136
  • Fresh Mex: Sections 105 and 125
  • Fries Up (open Sundays only, replacing Chick-fil-A): Section 123
  • Heineken Neighborhood Bar: Section 132
  • Hops and Chops: Section 116
  • Hot Press Express: Section 104
  • Jack Daniel’s Neighborhood Bar: Section 114
  • Meatless Grill Cart: Section 107
  • Miller Lite Cart: Sections 116, 121, 131
  • Miss D’s New Orleans Style Candy & Popcorn: Sections 104 and 120
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill: Section 116
  • Molly B’s Kitchen: Section 133
  • Nonalcoholic Beer/Wine Cart: Section 121
  • PITA Mediterranean: Section 120
  • SO:KO:ME: Section 116
  • Shock Top Brat: Section 121
  • Smoke and Pour Nacho Cart: Section 117
  • Terrapin Brewing Neighborhood Bar: Section 106
  • The Mac Shac Cart: Section 122
  • West Nest by Westside Works: Section 115

Concourse 200

  • 4 Rivers BBQ: Section 218
  • Absolut Cart: Section 202
  • ATL Fan Fare: Section 205
  • ATL Grill: Sections 210 and 234
  • Bacardi Neighborhood Bar: Section 216
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream: Sections 221 and 246
  • Capital Crust Pizza: Sections 214 and 230
  • Corona: Section 246 and 247
  • Deep Eddy Vodka Cart: Section 224 and Skybridge
  • Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand: Section 221
  • Dippin Dots: Sections 216 and 226
  • Dos Equis Neighborhood Bar: Section 206
  • Farm Burger: Section 245
  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q: Section 238
  • Heineken Cart: Section 225 and Skybridge
Closed-on-Sunday chicken sandwich at Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger.
Closed-on-Sunday chicken sandwich at Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger.
Ryan Fleisher
  • Hot Press Express: Section 226
  • Jack Daniel’s Cart: Section 221
  • Kevin Gillespie’s Gamechanger: Section 223
  • King of Pops: Section 218
  • Lunazul Cart: Skybridge
  • Martel Cart: Section 226
  • Miller Lite Cart: Sections 216, 223, 238
  • Miller Lite Neighborhood Bar: Section 242
  • Miss D’s New Orleans Style Candy & Popcorn: Section 216
  • Mitch Ultra Cart: Section 214
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill: Section 209
  • Shock Top Brat: Section 202
  • Smoke and Pour Nacho Cart: Section 209
  • The Mac Shac Cart: Section 238
  • Wicked Weed Beer: Section 232

Concourse 300

  • Anheuser-Busch Cart: Section 308
  • Anheuser-Busch Marketplace: Section 336
  • ATL Fan Fare: Sections 308, 322, 329
  • ATL Grill: Sections 318 and 347
  • Bacardi Cart: Section 302
  • Beer and Bar Carts: Sections 320, 327, 344
  • Blue Moon Bar: Section 323
  • Bruster’s Ice Cream: Sections 303, 322, 334
  • Capital Crust Pizza: Section 338
  • City Sausage: Section 349
  • Corona Cart: Section 327
  • Deep Eddy Vodka: Section 328
  • Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand: Section 330
  • Dos Equis Cart: Section 349
  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q: Section 342
hickory smoked wings
Hickory smoked wings.
Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q
  • Fresh Mex: Sections 305 and 340
  • Goose Island Bar: Section 339
  • Gridiron Pizza: Section 312
  • Heineken Cart: Sections 326 and 331
  • Hops and Chops: Section 327
  • Hot Pressed: Sections 311 and 348
  • Jack Daniel’s Cart: Section 334
  • King’s Hawaiian Grill: Section 315
  • Meatless Grill Cart: Section 307
  • Miller Beer: Sections 310, 323, 336,
  • Miss D’s New Orleans Style Candy & Popcorn: Sections 307 and 326
  • Molly B’s: Section 338
  • Shock Top Brat: Section 344
  • Smoke And Pour Nacho Cart: Section 316
  • Tailgate Grill: Section 311
  • The Mac Shac Cart: Section 320
  • Vizzy Hard Seltzer Cart: Section 313
  • West Nest by Westside Works: Section 324
  • Wicked Weed Beer Bar: Section 342

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Ponce City Market

675 North Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (404) 900-7900 Visit Website

King Of Pops

337 Elizabeth St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307 (678) 732-9321 Visit Website

Revival

129 Church Street, , GA 30030 (470) 225-6770 Visit Website

Farm Burger

882 Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, , CA 94960 (415) 785-4802 Visit Website

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

1238 DeKalb Avenue Northeast, , GA 30307 (404) 577-4030 Visit Website

H&F Burger

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast, , GA 30308 (678) 235-2682 Visit Website

Gunshow

924 Garrett Street, , GA 30316 (404) 380-1886 Visit Website

Bully Boy

828 Ralph McGill Boulevard Northeast, , GA 30306 (678) 904-5607 Visit Website

Holeman and Finch Public House

2277 Peachtree Road Northwest, , GA 30309 (404) 948-1175 Visit Website

TWO urban licks

820 Ralph McGill Boulevard Northeast, , GA 30306 (404) 522-4622 Visit Website

Sublime Doughnuts

535 10th Street Northwest, , GA 30318 (404) 897-1801 Visit Website
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