Atlanta-based organic burger chain Farm Burger opens its seventh area location next spring in the former Yeah! Burger space in the Virginia-Highland neighborhood. According to a press release, co-owner George Frangos was drawn to the old gas station building on North Highland Avenue by its “unique” history and its large patio.
Yeah! Burger owners Kelly Wallace and Erik Maier closed the Virginia-Highland location in August after nearly a decade there. Wallace and Maier are renovating the Westside Provisions District Yeah! Burger, which will apparently feature new decor and a new menu.
“We’re excited to tailor the atmosphere to our style and take advantage of the extensive outdoor patio that will allow us to provide a safe dining experience for guests,” Frangos says in the press release.
Farm Burger uses “100% grass-fed beef” in its burgers, which is dry-aged, ground fresh, and cooked-to-order. The restaurant’s menu also includes vegetarian burgers made from quinoa as well as chicken and pork-based patties. The bar offers mostly local beers, boozy milkshakes, and a small selection of wine.
Founded in 2010 by Frangos and farmer and rancher Jason Mann, Farm Burger currently includes six locations throughout Atlanta, two locations each in Tennessee and North Carolina, and one restaurant in Alabama.
A Farm Burger location in Peachtree Corners closed over the summer due to the financial “effects of COVID.” The restaurant opened in the Gwinnett County city 23 miles north of Atlanta last spring. The midtown Atlanta Farm Burger located inside the Southeast’s largest Whole Foods market continues to remain closed. Farm Burger’s five other Atlanta-area locations in Decatur, Grant Park, Buckhead, Dunwoody, and at Mercedes-Benz Stadium have all reopened for dine-in service as well as takeout and delivery.
1017 North Highland Avenue NE, Atlanta. farmburger.com.