Last year saw a record number of restaurants open all over Atlanta and the metropolitan area. That trend doesn’t appear to shows signs of slowing down in 2023. Eater is tracking the restaurants, bars, food halls, and coffee shops set to open this year around Atlanta below, broken down by neighborhood and city. Continue to check back for updates.
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Cultivate Food and Coffee is opening in 2024.
Hen Mother Cookhouse is replacing Restaurant Holmes in the historic Jones House next spring at Alpharetta City Center.
The Standard bar and grill, based in Roswell, opens later this year at Alpharetta City Center, taking over the former Carson Kitchen space.
Sunshine Alchemy, a vegetarian and vegan food truck turned cafe, is opening on Presidential Parkway as part of the growing collection of Prep Atlanta incubator restaurants.
Atlanta University Center
Faux Real Burger Grill, a vegan fast food truck, is opening as a restaurant with a drive-thru in a former McDonalds on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive. This will be the flagship location of what is to be a franchise of vegan burger restaurants.
Rosie’s Coffee Cafe opens its fourth Atlanta location on Student Movement Boulevard, according to What Now Atlanta.
Painted Pickle, a bar and restaurant focused on the game of pickleball, will open later this year. A second location could also open near the Perimeter.
Cultivate Food and Coffee is opening below OrthoAtlanta at the Battery.
Nourish + Bloom Market, a grocery store using artificial intelligence and delivery robots owned by Jamie and Jilea Hemmings, could open along the Beltline.
Kyuramen Japanese and ramen restaurant is opening at District at Howell Mill shopping center, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
Egg Harbor Cafe is opening a location at the Porter on Peachtree Road, a press release indicates.
Delbar Middle Eastern is opening in the former King and Duke space on Peachtree.
Little Rey, owned by Ford Fry, opens in a new portion of the Northcreek Office Park complex on Northside Parkway.
Lucy’s Market is opening a second, smaller location at Corso Atlanta on Howell Mill Road near West Paces and Northside Drive.
Planta Queen vegan restaurant is opening this fall at Buckhead Village.
Scofflaw Brewing Co. opens in 2024 at the Oxton entertainment district, part of a renovation currently underway at the Piedmont Center office park.
Sinbad Mediterranean Grill is opening in the former Bún Mì Vietnamese Grill space on Peachtree.
The Daily, the Charleston-based coffee shop and cafe owned by Michael and Melody Shemtov, opens in a new portion of the Northcreek Office Park complex on Northside Parkway in 2024.
Toast Noir Cafe, backed by Toast on Lenox chef Virgil Harper, is opening in the former Garnet Gal’s Coffee Shop and Bakery space on Lenox Road.
A Mano is opening on Sylvan Road in the next year.
Black Coffee ATL is relocating from Castleberry Hill to the Vivian, What Now Atlanta reports, and should reopen in late October.
Block and Drum, an eco-friendly entertainment district featuring container restaurants, a micro-distillery and tasting room, listening bar, cafe, and hydroponic farm, is opening in Chamblee. The cafe at Block and Drum is expected to open in December serving coffee and espresso drinks and a limited breakfast and brunch menu, with the entire complex fully operational by May 2024.
Chamblee Tap and Market opens in historic downtown Chamblee, featuring a taproom with 20 taps serving beer and wine, four food stalls, and a coffee shop.
The Bronx Bagel Buggy, a bagel and bialy pop-up and farmers market staple owned by Steven Novotny and Julie Dragich, is opening at the City Center complex on Peachtree Road this fall.
D.B.A. Tacos and BBQ, from the owner of D.B.A. Barbecue, opens in a former home Taco Bell and KFC and will serve smoked meat tacos and feature a drive-thru.
Moonlight Pizza is opening on Old National Highway.
The Breakfast Boys is opening in the former Tin Plate space on Commercial Street.
Rock ‘N’ Taco opens this fall at the Cumming City Center mixed-use development.
Hell Yeah Gluten Free bakery is opening beside Inner Voice Brewing in a former Christian Science Reading Room.
Mothers Best fried chicken restaurant is opening later this fall, taking over the Calle Latina space on Church Street and serving buckets of fried chicken, fried chicken sandwiches, and frozen cocktails.
Muchacho taco and coffee bar opens a second location behind Leon’s Full Service.
Amalfi Cucina and Mercato is replacing Saito Sushi, Steak, and Cocktails at the former Regenstein’s department store building.
Betty Sue’s breakfast and brunch restaurant is opening near Five Points MARTA station.
Butter and Scotch, owned by Che Butter Jonez owners Malik Rhasaan and Detric Fox-Quinlan, is opening this winter at 110 Mitchell at the Origin Atlanta hotel.
Flavor Rich, a Southern food truck and restaurant, opens soon at the Byron on Peachtree, What Now Atlanta reports.
Mochinut mochi doughnut shop is opening at the Reflection apartment tower on John Wesley Dobbs.
Skol Brewing Company and Valhalla Social gaming venue will open in 2024 and 2025 in the historic 200 Peachtree building.
Tim Hortons, a popular Canadian-based coffee and sandwich chain, is planning an in-town ATL location and it appears it’s across from the Varsity at the corner of Spring Street and North Avenue, the Atlanta Business Chronicle is now reporting.
Hattie Marie’s Texas Style BBQ expands to Duluth this year.
Jaguar Bolera, an “eatertainment” venue featuring “food hall-style counters” serving Southern and Mexican dishes and offering games like duckpin bowling, foosball, and darts and crafts like needleworks, is opening at High Street.
NFA Burger opens in a new space beside its current location at the Chevron market on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.
Politan Row is taking over the infamous food hall space recently vacated by the Hall at Ashford Lane, which closed in July under somewhat dubious circumstances just two months after opening at the complex. Delilah’s Everyday Soul, Chef Viet, Pretty Little Tacos, and Smokehouse Q are among the stalls opening at the food hall.
Puttshack is opening its second Atlanta-area location, this time at the forthcoming High Street development.
The Hampton Social, a sprawling two-story restaurant dedicated to rose, opens at the emerging High Street development in 2024.
Gene’s, a barbecue and comfort food pop-up from Avery Cottrell, is opening in the former Salaryman space at Hosea and 2nd next door to Poor Hendrix.
El Gordo Taqueria, Fresh Squeezed Mini Bar, and French dessert shop Le Macaron are all expected to open next spring at Echo Street West.
Birdcage, a Latin food restaurant from the owner of Firepit Pizza Tavern, opens at the Larkin on Memorial complex soon.
Supremo Taco relocates to a building behind its current restaurant on Memorial Drive and will offer indoor dining, a full bar, and serve new dishes.
Bankhead Seafood, backed by Atlanta rappers Killer Mike and T.I., is still slated to open as a 130-seat, two-story restaurant on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway.
Moonlight Pizza is opening on South Central Avenue.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Citizens Go, a pared-down version of Citizens Market at Phipps Plaza, is opening at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Concourse F (international terminal) between terminals F10 and F12. The food hall, which should open by early 2025.
Painted Park is taking over the Brasserie and Neighborhood Cafe at Parish space on North Highland Avenue and will serve food and drinks with expanded outdoor seating and lawn games along the Beltline. Look for it to open by January 2024.
The Medley complex will eventually include locations of Little Rey, Cru Wine Bar, Lily Sushi Bar, Fado Irish Pub, Knuckies Hoagies, Cookie Fix, Lucciano’s Gelato, and Summit Coffee when it opens in 2024.
Knights Park/Howell Station
Bar Diver, an Asian tapas restaurant from Girl Diver and Char owner Richard Tang, is opening soon at Westside Paper.
Pancake Social, King of Pops walk-up is opening at Westside Paper in 2023. Ancestral Bottle Shop and Market is also opening at Westside Paper. Glide Pizza is no longer opening at the complex. The first Georgia location of Boxcar Betty’s, El Gallo Santo taqueria, and Elsewhere Brewing’s Greenhouse taproom are now open there.
El Gordo, from the owners behind Birria El Gordo, opens in 2023 at Uptown Atlanta across the street from 26 Thai Kitchen and Bar and the Lindbergh MARTA station.
Bene Korean Steakhouse from chef Vincent Jung and the owners of Korean barbecue restaurant Miss Gogi opens at Uptown Atlanta this year.
Madre Selva Latin restaurant and ceviche bar is opening spring 2024 on Main Street at Uptown Atlanta, a 47-acre development anchored by the Lindbergh MARTA Station.
Windmill Bakery and Cafe and J’ouvert Caribbean Kitchen open in 2023 at Uptown Atlanta, a 47-acre development anchored by the Lindbergh MARTA Station
Little Five Points
Pizza Verdura Sincera, a vegan pizzeria, is taking over the Little Five Points location of Zesto.
Peach State Pizza and Press Waffle Co. open at Avenue East Cobb soon.
Round Trip Brewing, known for its German-style beers, is opening at Avenue East Cobb next spring. And this location will also serve food.
Tin Pin Game Bar arcade and pinball venue opens next door to Tin Lizzy’s Cantina at Avenue East Cobb in early 2024.
Marietta Street Artery
The Morning After, a restaurant from Slutty Vegan owner Pinky Cole, is opening in the former Deliah’s Chicken Sausage space along the Marietta Street Artery on Atlanta’s westside, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
Boqueria Tapas Bar and Restaurant opens in 2024 in building 500 at Colony Square.
Cupcakin’ Bake Shop opens at Colony Square in December.
Lazy Betty is relocating from Candler Park and taking over the former Empire State South space. Expect the same curated, multi-course tasting menus from owners and chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips, along with a new bar menu offering a la carte dishes and drinks.
Sozou Japanese restaurant and private omakase bar Omakase by Ito are both expected to open at Spring Quarter on Spring Street by the end of 2024.
Taste Bar and Kitchen, a popular Houston all-day brunch hot spot, now includes a ghost kitchen at Forrest Eatery in Atlanta’s Berkeley Park neighborhood and opens a full-service location in 2023 nearby at the Atlantic building.
South End Norcross on South Peachtree Street will include a mini food hall and barbecue restaurant serving smoked brisket by 2024.
Old Fourth Ward
Boon Development opens a restaurant and market on Decatur Street near Fetch dog park and bar.
Dos Burros, a restaurant backed by Fishmonger owners Nhan Le and Skip Engelbrecht and Hopstix owner and brewer Andy Tan, is opening by early December in the former Lady Ha space on Ponce.
Emerald City Bagels opens soon as part of a new phase of development at the Studioplex complex currently under construction along Edgewood Avenue.
Overline Hotel at the New City development along the Eastside Trail is slated to include two restaurants on the ground floor on near the pool on the fourth floor, as well as a rooftop bar, the Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.
Seabird Oyster Bar opens along the Eastside Beltline trail with a menu centered around raw bar selections and other seafood dishes paired with cocktails and sparkling wine.
Yeppa and Co., the Italian restaurant from Storico Fresco owners Pietro Gianni and Stephen Peterson, is opening on the ground floor of the new Junction at Krog District building along the Eastside trail.
Yuji Japanese restaurant and sake bar from Alex Kinjo will open at the new Junction Krog District complex along the Eastside Beltline trail in 2024.
Hobnob Neighborhood Tavern is opening at the Avenue Peachtree City development.
Capitol Tacos, a Tex-Mex chain, is opening this spring on Peachtree Parkway.
Giulia, a pasticceria and Italian bakery-cafe, is opening at the Forum on Forum Drive, according to a press release. It will sell and serve pastries, cakes, croissants, and sandwiches.
Politan Row at the Forum opens at the Forum complex in 2024 bringing a food hall with seven restaurant stalls to the Gwinnett County city.
Pur Zen Mimosa Wine Bar is opening at the emerging Terminal South development in the Peoplestown neighborhood, along with Switchman Hall food hall.
Switchman Hall food hall takes over one of two former warehouse spaces on Ridge Avenue at Terminal South and will feature 18 restaurant stalls with a terrace for outdoor seating on what was a loading dock. Vegan restaurant Life Bistro is just one of the stalls opening at the food hall.
Toranj Middle Eastern Kitchen opens this fall in the former Atmosphere French Bistro space on Piedmont Avenue.
Illy Caffe is slated to open in 2023 at the Ford Factory Lofts on Ponce.
Sea Legs, a wine bar serving a cafe menu in the evenings, opens at some point alongside East Pole Coffee at the Plaza on Ponce complex.
Sip, a cocktail bar and restaurant from the one of the owners of Johnny’s Chicken and Waffles, is opening in the former Babette’s Cafe space.
Pretty Little Tacos opens at 45 Moreland this year, home to Neighborhood Wraps and Smoothies and forthcoming Caribbean restaurant and rum bar Wylie and Rum.
Bryan Furman BBQ, a new restaurant owned by pitmaster Bryan Furman opening in the next year, will be a celebration of Black barbecue traditions. The existing house on the Bolton Road property will be torn down to make way for a new building and smokehouse. Read the full story here.
Coastal Bar Grill and Chill is opening in September in the former Houck Grill space, according to a press release.
Fresh One Kitchen is opening a second location in the Parkside Shops on Roswell Road.
Yet-named Italian restaurant from former Superica chef Kevin Maxey is opening at the Chastain Market complex (formerly Sandy Springs Gateway), taking over the Santorini Taverna space, according to the AJC.
Common Grounds Coffee Collective, from the owner of Black Coffee ATL, is opening on Upper Alabama at Underground Atlanta in 2023.
Cubanos ATL is opening on Mitchell Street, part of the South Downtown renovation project now led by Atlanta-based Braden Fellman Group. Like the new Roswell location, expect breakfast, lunch, and dinner and a full bar.
Pizza Clementine and Thirteenth Floor cocktail bar are opening are opening at the historic Hotel Row redevelopment on Mitchell Street. With the sale of the property to a new developer, this project may be on hold or no longer happening
Spiller Park is opening a location in Historic Hotel Row this fall.
A yet-named rooftop diner and cocktail bar from Slater Hospitality (Nine Mile Station, Skyline Park) opens in 2023 at 222 Mitchell. With the sale of the property to a new developer, this project may be on hold or no longer happening
Yet-named food hall with 13 stalls from Atlanta Breakfast Club, the Original Hot Dog Factory, and Dope Coffee is opening in the former Sears building at Mall at Stonecrest in 2024, according to the AJC.
Redacted Basement Drink Parlor, the Summerhill conspiracy theory-themed bar, finally plans to open along Georgia Avenue after multiple delays.
Langston’s Cafe, a coffee shop, cafe, and late-night spot from the owners of Black Coffee ATL, is opening on Edgewood Avenue by the end of the year, What Now Atlanta reports.
Waffle Experience, a California-based breakfast and brunch restaurant, is still planning to open at the Works development along Chattahoochee Avenue in northwest Atlanta.
Ash Coffee Shop, from the owners of the Junkman’s Daughter, is opening on Virginia Avenue in 2023 and include dessert and drinks like Vietnamese egg coffee, What Now Atlanta reports.
Hell Yeah Gluten Free bakery is opening just down the street from the Window and La Bodega at the Met on Murphy Avenue.
Lake and Oak Neighborhood Barbecue opens later this year at the Lee and White complex.
Westside-Howell Mill Road/Brady Avenue
Delbar Middle Eastern restaurant is apparently opening at the Star Metals complex in 2024, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.
Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, along Five Guys burgers and Starbucks, opens in 2024 as part of phase two of the Interlock on Howell Mill.
Pinky Promise champagne bar is opening in 2024 as part of phase two of the Interlock on Howell Mill offering live entertainment and a menu of dishes like smoked salmon tarts, avocado BLT croissants, and caviar.
The Salty Donut is opening at the Sentral West Midtown complex at Star Metals on Howell Mill Road in 2023.
The X Pot hot pot and Japanese restaurant opens in 2024 as part of phase two of the Interlock on Howell Mill. The restaurant includes locations in Las Vegas, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
Knuckies Hoagies is opening at the Interlock.
Patina, a rooftop bar and lounge from the team behind the Painted Duck, opens atop Star Metals in 2023.
SMR Tap bar is opening at Star Metals complex on Howell Mill Road.
Halidom Eatery, an 11-stall food hall with a bar, opens spring 2024 at IST Management Services on Moreland Avenue. Halidom Eatery will join over 15 food halls now open or opening in the coming year around Atlanta.
Cultivate Food and Coffee is opening in 2024 on Main Street downtown.
Jekyll Brewing is opening a second location on Main Street in downtown Woodstock.
Atlanta Location TBD
Amar Bien was to open at the Westside Village complex on Marietta Boulevard. Those plans were scraped while owners Howard and Anita Hsu scout new locations for the restaurant.
Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, a 24-hour automat, will open five Atlanta-area locations. Brooklyn Dumpling has yet to return requests for comment as to whether the company plans to move forward in Atlanta.
Dear Friend Bagels, owned by Dale Donchey of Spiller Park Coffee, will open as a bagel shop and delicatessen in Atlanta. Donchey tells Eater he’s eyeing space in downtown Atlanta.
Dave’s Hot Chicken, the LA-based Nashville-style hot chicken chain with celebrity investors like rapper Drake and actor Samuel L. Jackson, is headed to Atlanta, possibly opening locations east of Atlanta.
Flip Burger closed on Howell Mill, but owner Joseph Hsiao is currently seeking a new location for the restaurant in Midtown.
Graffiti Breakfast closed at Chattahoochee Food Works and plans to reopen in a new Atlanta location.
Long Snake, a wine bar owned by former 8ARM bartender Joshua Fryer, is expected to open in city of Atlanta in the coming months.
Zilch Market, a non-alcoholic bottle shop and cocktail bar, is opening in city of Atlanta.