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7 EXTREME MEAT Dishes in Atlanta

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Atlanta is no stranger to meaty restaurants. With award-winning steakhouses and barbecue joints across the city, extreme dishes were inevitable. We at Eater have searched through the city for the largest, strangest, most potentially artery-clogging meat meals this town has to offer. Check out our findings, including scrambled brain, over-sized steak, and plenty of deep-fried meat for the soul.


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1. Bone Lick BBQ

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1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 343-6574
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Bone Lick BBQ offers the "Fat Ass Muff Challenge," in which contenders attempt to eat a five-pound sandwich filled with pulled pork, house smoked sausage, smoked brisket, collard greens, onions, jalapeno-infused bacon, and homemade coleslaw. Note this photo is on a platter, not a plate. The sandwich is about the size of a baby.

2. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

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817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 815-9243
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Get a sugar rush with Cypress Street's Sublime burger. This half-pound beef patty comes with the standard cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, and bacon, but this burger is served between two donuts from Sublime Doughnuts.

3. Shula's 347 Grill

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3405 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 261-9250
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Shula's 347 Grill offers a massive, 48-ounce steak. Those able to finish the whole thing are inducted into the special 48oz. Club.

4. Folk Art Restaurant

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465 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 537-4493
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Folk Art dips strips of apple bacon in pancake batter, fries them, and drizzles on bourbon maple syrup. This creation is known by one name: The Randy.

5. The Vortex Bar & Grill

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438 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 688-1828
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The Triple Coronary Bypass at Vortex consists of three burger patties, three fried eggs, 14 slices of American cheese, and 10 slices of bacon between two grilled cheese sandwiches. It may literally stop your heart.

6. Pallookaville Fine Foods

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17N Avondale Plaza
Avondale Estates, GA 30002
(404) 500-1785
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Because beef franks aren't enough, the Fryinstein Monster at Pallookaville Fine Foods combines beef frank, Polish kielbasa, and Italian sausage on one fried stick the size of a small child.

7. Lazeez Tava Fry

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Britt road
Norcross, GA 30093

Hungry for brains? Lazeez has you covered with the Bheja Fry: goat/lamb brains stir-fried in black pepper and tomatoes.

1. Bone Lick BBQ

1133 Huff Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Bone Lick BBQ offers the "Fat Ass Muff Challenge," in which contenders attempt to eat a five-pound sandwich filled with pulled pork, house smoked sausage, smoked brisket, collard greens, onions, jalapeno-infused bacon, and homemade coleslaw. Note this photo is on a platter, not a plate. The sandwich is about the size of a baby.

1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

2. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

817 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308

Get a sugar rush with Cypress Street's Sublime burger. This half-pound beef patty comes with the standard cheddar cheese, caramelized onions, and bacon, but this burger is served between two donuts from Sublime Doughnuts.

817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

3. Shula's 347 Grill

3405 Lenox Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

Shula's 347 Grill offers a massive, 48-ounce steak. Those able to finish the whole thing are inducted into the special 48oz. Club.

3405 Lenox Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

4. Folk Art Restaurant

465 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

Folk Art dips strips of apple bacon in pancake batter, fries them, and drizzles on bourbon maple syrup. This creation is known by one name: The Randy.

465 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

5. The Vortex Bar & Grill

438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

The Triple Coronary Bypass at Vortex consists of three burger patties, three fried eggs, 14 slices of American cheese, and 10 slices of bacon between two grilled cheese sandwiches. It may literally stop your heart.

438 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

6. Pallookaville Fine Foods

17N Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates, GA 30002

Because beef franks aren't enough, the Fryinstein Monster at Pallookaville Fine Foods combines beef frank, Polish kielbasa, and Italian sausage on one fried stick the size of a small child.

17N Avondale Plaza
Avondale Estates, GA 30002

7. Lazeez Tava Fry

Britt road, Norcross, GA 30093

Hungry for brains? Lazeez has you covered with the Bheja Fry: goat/lamb brains stir-fried in black pepper and tomatoes.

Britt road
Norcross, GA 30093

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