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Three thick slice of tender roast beef topped with horseradish sauce sandwiched between a slice roasted onion brioche bun from Whoopsie’s cocktail lounge in Atlanta.
Roast beef sandwich with horsey sauce from Whoopsie’s, a January opening in Reynoldstown.
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Coffee and Steak Dinners Dominate the Early February Atlanta Restaurant Openings

New restaurants open in Midtown, Peoplestown, Stonecrest, Roswell, and along the Marietta Street Artery

It seems like new restaurants are opening every week now in Atlanta and in cities throughout the metropolitan area. It’s often hard to keep track. Below is a running list of the latest openings to know by month, updated with new additions as more restaurants and bars debut around Atlanta.

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Peoplestown: People’s Town Coffee Bar opens February 8 on Milton Avenue. Expect pastries and toasts in the morning, with grilled cheese sandwiches and other small bites paired with wine, beer, and cocktails in the afternoon and evening.

Roswell: Bask Steakhouse, owned by team behind From the Earth Brewing, opens February 2, on Holcomb Bridge Road. Located next door to the brewery the “upscale steakhouse” features a menu of prime cuts of meat and classic side dishes.

Stonecrest: Dope Coffee roastery, cafe, and event space, owned by Michael and Michelle Loyd, opens in its permanent location on Snapfinger Woods Drive February 18.


Atlantic Station: Rose Bistro and Champagne Bar opened on 19th Street at the Midtown development.

Decatur: Opo Coffee shop and training center, from the owner of Taproom Coffee, is now open across from Kimball House.

Decatur: Souper Jenny expanded into the former Nuts and Berries health food market and will host dinner pop-ups in the evenings.

The Interlock: Humble Pie, a restaurant serving wood-fired pizzas and a variety of dessert pies, opens January 18, at the Interlock on Howell Mill Road.

Marietta Street Artery: Postino Wine Cafe opens its second Atlanta location in the Brickworks complex across from Emmy Squared pizza.

Midtown: Alici, an Italian seafood and oyster bar from Bastone and Grana chef Pat Pascarella, is now open at Midtown Promenade.

Milton: Lagarde American Eatery is now open at Crabapple Market. This is the second location of the Southern-Cajun restaurant owned by chef Jamie Adams and Leonardo Moura.

Reynoldstown: Whoopsie’s, a cocktail lounge from Tim Faulkner and Hudson Rouse, is now open for drinks and food at One Moreland.

Reynoldstown: La Semilla, a vegan restaurant serving Latin American fare, opened at Modera Reynoldstown on Memorial Drive.

Star Metals: Hayakawa, the omakase restaurant owned by chef Atsushi “Art” Hayakawa, is now relocated from Buford Highway and open at Star Metals.

Star Metals: Flight Club, a restaurant and bar dedicated to playing darts, opens January 11 at the Howell Mill Road complex.

Underwood Hills: Taste Wine Bar, a self-service wine bar and market, is now open at the Works complex off of Chattahoochee Avenue.

Woodstock: Whataburger is now open on Highway 92, the second location to open in metro Atlanta.


Alpharetta: Foundation Social Eatery reopened in its new location in downtown Alpharetta.

Buckhead: Zakia, the latest restaurant from Ryan and Jonathan Akly and chef Ian Winslade (Mission and Market, Tre Vele), is now open on Lenox Road.

Buckhead: Isla and Co. opened opens at the Andrews Square complex on East Andrews Drive.

Buckhead: Dorian Gray, named for the hedonistic character from Oscar Wilde’s novel “A Picture of Dorian Gray”, is open in the former Yebo Beach Haus space for coastal European and south of France vibes paired with food, drinks, and house music.

Chamblee: Rreal Tacos, owned by Damian Otero and Miguel Hernandez, opened a third location of their Midtown Mexican street food restaurant on Peachtree Industrial.

Downtown: Polaris reopens (and is rotating again) above the Hyatt Regency hotel after being closed since March 2020.

Downtown: Wild Leap brewery and distillery opens at Centennial Yards in late December in a circa 1912 building formerly home to Norfolk Southern Railroad on Ted Turner Drive.

Dunwoody: Morty’s Meat and Supply brought its twist on Southern barbecue and sides and deli sandwiches to Dunwoody in December.

East Atlanta Village: TKO Korean street food stall is now open at Southern Feedstore food hall.

Moores Mill: Yumbii is now at the Publix-anchored Moores Mill Center in northwest Atlanta.

Old Fourth Ward: Ranger Station is a new cocktail bar open above Ladybird on the Beltline. Reservations are highly encouraged.

Ponce City Market: Pizza Jeans is back open in a new location on the first floor for whole pies, giant mall slices, and cocktails.

Poncey-Highland: The Zero Co. opened along North Highland, becoming Atlanta’s first bottle shop dedicated to selling non-alcoholic wines, beers, and spirits.

Reynoldstown: Salt Factory, the gastropub from the restaurant group behind Little Alley Steak, is now at Madison Yards.

Sandy Springs: Yalda, a Persian restaurant, opens December 27 at Aria Village for dinner and dine-in service. The restaurant is currently open for takeout.

Virginia-Highland: Dad’s is now dialing up the nostalgia on the menu and in its design in the former Diesel Filling Station space.

Westside Provisions District: Shake Shack opened in the Former Yeah Burger space.

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