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Where to Cure Your Hangover on New Year's Day in Atlanta

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January 1: It's a date associated with new beginnings, resolutions, and head-throbbing hangovers. For those who fail to practice moderation on December 31, the first order of business in the new year is a hearty meal. Below, find 18 options for remedying the first cocktail flu of 2015.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Across the Street

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668 Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 781-0931
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Across the Street is doing a traditional New Orleans Reveillon meal from noon to 6 p.m. Look for black-eyed peas and collard greens, mimosas, and Bloody Marys.

2. Bone Lick BBQ

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1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 343-6574
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Beginning at noon, feast on Bone Lick's A Brunch Named Sue menu and specialty brunch cocktails.

3. Cook Hall

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3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 523-3600
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From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., recover from NYE festivities at Cook Hall's Rehab Brunch. There will be $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys along with the traditional Cook Hall a la carte brunch menu.

4. Del Frisco's Grille

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3376 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 537-2828
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Beginning at 11 a.m., dine on a brunch menu that features red velvet Belgian waffles, crab cake benedict, and chicken-fried steak and eggs.

5. Highland Bakery

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655 Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 586-0772
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Pastries, breakfast and brunch items, and plenty of coffee. There are worse ways to cure a hangover.

6. Home Grown

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968 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(404) 222-0455
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The comfy chicken biscuit: fried chicken on a buttermilk biscuit, smothered in spicy sawmill gravy. If that won't cure your hangover, nothing will.

7. Illegal Food

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1044 Greenwood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 228-2901
The restaurant isn't open yet, but it's hosting a whole-hog roast with a pig from Heritage Farms in North Carolina. For $35, dine on a half-pound portion of pork, PBR-spiked collard greens, mac and cheese, black-eyed peas, and cornbread with whipped honey butter. The fun begins at noon. Make reservations by emailing info@illegalfoodatlanta.com.

8. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

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684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Beginning at noon, the BeltLine-adjacent restaurant is hosting an outdoor-oriented day of activities that will include $12 fried chicken plates with black-eyed peas, collard greens, and mac & cheese; an $8 bloody mary bar; and a few bluegrass bands. Guests are encouraged to bring their dogs to the outdoor activities.

9. Lure

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1106 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 817-3650
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If seafood is your preferred comfort cuisine, Lure is there with pan-fried sole, fish stew, and fried North Carolina catfish, among other dishes. The restaurant opens at 11 a.m.

10. MAX’s Wine Dive

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77 12th St., Ste. 6B NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-0445
Enjoy a traditional Southern New Year’s Day meal complete with black-eyed peas, roasted pork, and collard greens. Make reservations by calling (404) 249-0445.

11. Murphy's

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997 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 872-0904
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From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Murphy's is serving its signature brunch, plus cocktails like mimosas, bellinis, and Bloody Marys.

12. Tap: A Gastropub

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1180 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 347-2220
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Tap is serving up its brunch staples from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

13. The Brasserie & Neighborhood Cafe at Parish

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240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 681-4434
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Chef Zeb Stevenson's brunch begins at 10 a.m.

14. The Cafe at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

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3434 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 237-2700
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The Ritz is a good choice for early risers. From 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., look for fruit juice, coffee, hot tea, morning pastries, and Eggs Benedict.

15. The General Muir

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1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230
Atlanta, GA 30329
(678) 927-9131
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From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the upscale deli is offering its brunch menu, which includes bagel platters, smoked pastrami hash, a pastrami-and-egg sandwich, and pecan-crusted French toast, among others.

16. Thumbs Up Diner

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174 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 687-0999
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With locations in Douglasville, Decatur, East Point, Old Fourth Ward, Roswell, and Westside, Thumbs Up's iconic breakfast is available to diners all over the metro area.

17. The Colonnade Restaurant

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1879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
(404) 874-5642
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Get your soul food staples from noon to 9 p.m. And since The Colonnade now accepts credit cards, you don't have to worry about swinging by the ATM.

18. West Egg Cafe

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1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 872-3973
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From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Egg is serving its popular brunch menu. Banana bread French toast, please.

1. Across the Street

668 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Across the Street is doing a traditional New Orleans Reveillon meal from noon to 6 p.m. Look for black-eyed peas and collard greens, mimosas, and Bloody Marys.
668 Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

2. Bone Lick BBQ

1133 Huff Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
Beginning at noon, feast on Bone Lick's A Brunch Named Sue menu and specialty brunch cocktails.
1133 Huff Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

3. Cook Hall

3377 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., recover from NYE festivities at Cook Hall's Rehab Brunch. There will be $5 mimosas and Bloody Marys along with the traditional Cook Hall a la carte brunch menu.
3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

4. Del Frisco's Grille

3376 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Beginning at 11 a.m., dine on a brunch menu that features red velvet Belgian waffles, crab cake benedict, and chicken-fried steak and eggs.
3376 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

5. Highland Bakery

655 Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Pastries, breakfast and brunch items, and plenty of coffee. There are worse ways to cure a hangover.
655 Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

6. Home Grown

968 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
The comfy chicken biscuit: fried chicken on a buttermilk biscuit, smothered in spicy sawmill gravy. If that won't cure your hangover, nothing will.
968 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

7. Illegal Food

1044 Greenwood Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
The restaurant isn't open yet, but it's hosting a whole-hog roast with a pig from Heritage Farms in North Carolina. For $35, dine on a half-pound portion of pork, PBR-spiked collard greens, mac and cheese, black-eyed peas, and cornbread with whipped honey butter. The fun begins at noon. Make reservations by emailing info@illegalfoodatlanta.com.
1044 Greenwood Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

8. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Beginning at noon, the BeltLine-adjacent restaurant is hosting an outdoor-oriented day of activities that will include $12 fried chicken plates with black-eyed peas, collard greens, and mac & cheese; an $8 bloody mary bar; and a few bluegrass bands. Guests are encouraged to bring their dogs to the outdoor activities.
684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

9. Lure

1106 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
If seafood is your preferred comfort cuisine, Lure is there with pan-fried sole, fish stew, and fried North Carolina catfish, among other dishes. The restaurant opens at 11 a.m.
1106 Crescent Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

10. MAX’s Wine Dive

77 12th St., Ste. 6B NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Enjoy a traditional Southern New Year’s Day meal complete with black-eyed peas, roasted pork, and collard greens. Make reservations by calling (404) 249-0445.
77 12th St., Ste. 6B NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

11. Murphy's

997 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Murphy's is serving its signature brunch, plus cocktails like mimosas, bellinis, and Bloody Marys.
997 Virginia Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

12. Tap: A Gastropub

1180 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Tap is serving up its brunch staples from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1180 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

13. The Brasserie & Neighborhood Cafe at Parish

240 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Chef Zeb Stevenson's brunch begins at 10 a.m.
240 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

14. The Cafe at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

3434 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
The Ritz is a good choice for early risers. From 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., look for fruit juice, coffee, hot tea, morning pastries, and Eggs Benedict.
3434 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

15. The General Muir

1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230, Atlanta, GA 30329
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the upscale deli is offering its brunch menu, which includes bagel platters, smoked pastrami hash, a pastrami-and-egg sandwich, and pecan-crusted French toast, among others.
1540 Avenue Pl NE Ste B-230
Atlanta, GA 30329

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16. Thumbs Up Diner

174 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
With locations in Douglasville, Decatur, East Point, Old Fourth Ward, Roswell, and Westside, Thumbs Up's iconic breakfast is available to diners all over the metro area.
174 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

17. The Colonnade Restaurant

1879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Get your soul food staples from noon to 9 p.m. And since The Colonnade now accepts credit cards, you don't have to worry about swinging by the ATM.
1879 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

18. West Egg Cafe

1100 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., West Egg is serving its popular brunch menu. Banana bread French toast, please.
1100 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

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