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The Eater 38 Restaurants Open for Takeout, Delivery, or Makeshift Soup Kitchens

24 Eater 38 restaurants still open for takeout, delivery, or serving as soup kitchens for those in need during the novel coronavirus pandemic

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Of the 38 establishments currently listed on the Eater Atlanta Essential restaurants list, 24 remain open in some capacity for takeout or to help feed the metro area’s most vulnerable populations. This list is subject to change.

*Please practice safe and respectful social distancing measures via CDC guidelines by maintaining a distance of at least six feet from other people, not gathering in groups, and not sitting on restaurant patios to eat. Stay home if sick.

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O4W Pizza

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The Jersey-style pizzeria in historic downtown Duluth, owned by Anthony Spina, is open for takeout and delivery via UberEats and DoorDash. That includes the pizzeria’s most famous pizza — the Margherita-style “Grandma Pie”. The pizza is made with fresh mozzarella, marinara, Pecorino-Romano, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh oregano, and topped with fresh basil. Most of the pies here lean heavy on the meat with tangy sauce. There are vegetarian and gluten free pizza options.

Sushi Hayakawa

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While chef Atsushi Hayakawa has ceased offering the epic 14-course honkaku omakase, he is serving up bento boxes for lunch and dinner. Order online for curbside pick-up. Lunch bento box is $25. Dinner bento box is $55.

Snackboxe Bistro

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The full menu is available to order online for takeout and delivery via UberEats, DoorDash, and Postmates. Snackboxe Bistro has an avid and devoted following — and for good reason. Chef Thip Athakhanh mixes traditional Lao dishes and street foods with beloved home recipes passed down from her family on the menu. Expect dishes of larb (meat salad), khao poon (spicy rice noodle soup), and the popular mok pha (steamed fish) with street foods such as fried garlic-pepper wings, lemongrass spare ribs, and tapioca pearl dumplings here.

Xela Pan Cafe

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The small counter-serve cafeteria/panaderia remains open for takeout only and offers top-notch Guatemalan fare on its menu. Come early for a hearty breakfast and freshly baked specialty breads and pastries, including cubiletes, bizcochos, champurrada cookies, and muelas. For lunch or dinner, order tamales made with potato dough encasing a whole chicken wing and the garnaches — fried corn tortillas topped with refried beans, cheese, shredded cabbage, salsa, and onion.

Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante

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The Italian restaurant and market in Buckhead includes curbside pick-up service of wine, cheese, olive oil, meats, and fresh pastas from the alimentari and food takeout and delivery via DoorDash and Postmates. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and for retail only on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 20 percent off takeout orders.

Chef Gerry Klaskala fine dining institution now offers curbside takeout of family meals, Monday through Saturday. Orders can be placed and paid for online or by calling 404-233-7673 before 3 p.m. Pick-up is between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The menu features family meals for two, ranging from $24 to $45, as well as bottles of wine. Read Atlanta food writer Jennifer Zyman’s story on how Aria is coping with operating as a takeout joint during COVID-19.

Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

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This Eater 38 essential restaurant offers Ethiopian fare for takeout, delivery through UberEats and GrubHub, and via its drive-thru. Call to order, and pick up food at the drive-thru window. For first-timers to Desta, try the tibs — protein of choice cooked in spices, onions, tomatoes, peppers, and olive oil. 

Miller Union

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While currently closed, the restaurant is preparing meals in partnership with the Atlanta Hawks for Emory healthcare workers battling COVID-19. The multi-week meal prep program, which it shares duties with Forza Storico at Westside Provisions District, has allowed Miller Union to rehire its staff. Gift cards available online.

Rising Son

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Rising Son in Avondale Estates is an Atlanta area favorite for breakfast, lunch, and brunch, and is currently offering takeout, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Owners Hudson and Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse let their creativity and the seasons shine on the menu here.

Brick Store Pub

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The Decatur beer pub provides free meals to those in need via a makeshift soup kitchen, no questions asked. It’s also open for donation-based purchases, with 100 percent of the money earned going to support the pub’s staff. Brick Store Soup Kitchen is currently open Monday through Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The pub also combined its food resources with sister restaurant Leon’s Full Service in Decatur on a collaborative curbside takeout menu.

While the restaurant ceased takeout service, it begins offering CSA boxes from local farmers. Boxes contain eggs, vegetables, butter, and grits, and the option to add bottles of wine or canned beer, coffee beans from 3 Heart Roastery, or fresh-made soups and empanadas. Chef Maricela Vega is also creating weekly recipes for the boxes. A portion of the proceeds from each box goes to assist restaurant staff currently out of work. $30 box feeds up to two people. $50 box feeds up to four people. Pick-up Thursday and Friday. Order online here. Check 8ARM’s Instagram for updates on the boxes.

Tiny Lou's

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Tiny Lou’s at Hotel Clermont is currently open for curbside takeout only. The French restaurant “above where the ladies dance” — Clermont Lounge — includes a to-go menu for steak frites, cheese boards, the Clermont burger, and a Blondie sundae, made by pastry chef, Claudia Martinez. Pick-up takes place between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Call to order. Merch is also available for purchase.

Brush Sushi Izakaya

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Chef Jason Liang’s sushi and yakitori restaurant now offers preordering for the weekend of family-style sushi meal for curbside pick-up. Think chrashi for 2 at $79 or 10 pieces of nigiri for $49, 20 pieces for $89, or 30 pieces for $129.

Root Baking Co.

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The bakery is set to become Pizza Jeans pizzeria when it finally reopens at Ponce City Market. But for now it’s offering pizzas, sandwiches, and sweet treats for curbside pick-up, Wednesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Follow Instagram for daily updates. Order online.

Kimball House

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Housed in the former Decatur train depot, Kimball House is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., for takeout. The daily menu is posted on the restaurant’s Instagram page. Call the restaurant after 3 p.m. to order. Think shucked oysters on ice, a fried oyster sandwich, hoppin John, and those delicious Hawaiian rolls to-go.

The cozy neighborhood restaurant on the corner of McClendon Avenue and Clifton Road in Candler Park is owned by Nicholas Stinson and offers its Southwestern-influenced breakfast and Meso-American-inspired dinner menu Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Curbside pick-up and delivery within one-mile radius with $25 minimum order. Order and pay by phone. Food packed and ready at door. 

Nina & Rafi

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Nina & Rafi, the Italian restaurant and pizzeria from Billy Streck (Hampton + Hudson, Lyla Lila) and Anthony Spina (O4W Pizza), is open at SPX Alley for curbside pick-up and delivery, Monday through Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Call to order.

BoccaLupo

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Italian-American restaurant BoccaLupo, owned by chef Bruce Logue, is open for curbside takeout, Wednesday through Saturday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., out of its back patio along Waddell Street. The menu is posted to Facebook and Instagram. The restaurant is also selling family-sized, vacuum-sealed meats, like a 45 day dry-aged ribeye. Call to order and pay in advance, with prearranged pick-up times spaced out in 15-minute increments to promote proper social distancing with others picking up takeout food.

Busy Bee Cafe

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Busy Bee Cafe has been in business since the 1940s, and is an Atlanta institution with some of the city’s best fried chicken. Takeout available. Personal delivery via restaurant staff within 15 miles and a $100 order minimum available. Delivery also available via GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash, and Postmates. Order online.

Staplehouse

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While not open to the public, the tasting menu restaurant on Edgewood is now a makeshift soup kitchen serving free meals to unemployed restaurant workers. Up to 50 free meals are offered every Tuesday through Saturday for pick-up between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Call or email ahead of time to reserve a meal at info@staplehouse.com. Read more about these efforts at Staplehouse here.

Petit Chou

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Located on the edge of Cabbagetown, Petit Chou serves up French bistro-style dishes with a Southern spin. It’s now open Wednesday through Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., for no-contact takeout and limited delivery done by the restaurant. The family meal menu is available on Instagram, and for every meal purchased, a meal is provided to a family in need or an elderly member of the surrounding communities.

Mediterranea Restaurant & Bakery

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Mediterranea in Grant Park is one of the few restaurants in Atlanta with a 100% gluten free kitchen and bakery. The restaurant focuses on mostly Mediterranean-inspired dishes. It’s now open for takeout and limited delivery in the area. Call to order or order online. Hours vary. Delivery begins at 5 p.m.

L T's Wings

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Atlanta knows wings, and the city’s wing eaters have slowly come to terms with the fact that it’s impossible to agree on which restaurant offers the best. However, LT’s Wings on Fairburn Road in southwest Atlanta might be the one to beat. The restaurant is now open for takeout only, Monday through Thursday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call to order and arrange pick-up

La Oaxaquena Taqueria

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Owned and operated by chef Rosalia Ruiz in Jonesboro, La Oaxaquena Taqueria is a popular spot for tacos and regional Mexican fare in south metro Atlanta. Come here for a taste of Oaxaca — a coastal state in Mexico. The restaurant is currently open for takeout only. Hours may vary. Call to order in advance.

O4W Pizza

The Jersey-style pizzeria in historic downtown Duluth, owned by Anthony Spina, is open for takeout and delivery via UberEats and DoorDash. That includes the pizzeria’s most famous pizza — the Margherita-style “Grandma Pie”. The pizza is made with fresh mozzarella, marinara, Pecorino-Romano, extra-virgin olive oil, fresh oregano, and topped with fresh basil. Most of the pies here lean heavy on the meat with tangy sauce. There are vegetarian and gluten free pizza options.

Sushi Hayakawa

While chef Atsushi Hayakawa has ceased offering the epic 14-course honkaku omakase, he is serving up bento boxes for lunch and dinner. Order online for curbside pick-up. Lunch bento box is $25. Dinner bento box is $55.

Snackboxe Bistro

The full menu is available to order online for takeout and delivery via UberEats, DoorDash, and Postmates. Snackboxe Bistro has an avid and devoted following — and for good reason. Chef Thip Athakhanh mixes traditional Lao dishes and street foods with beloved home recipes passed down from her family on the menu. Expect dishes of larb (meat salad), khao poon (spicy rice noodle soup), and the popular mok pha (steamed fish) with street foods such as fried garlic-pepper wings, lemongrass spare ribs, and tapioca pearl dumplings here.

Xela Pan Cafe

The small counter-serve cafeteria/panaderia remains open for takeout only and offers top-notch Guatemalan fare on its menu. Come early for a hearty breakfast and freshly baked specialty breads and pastries, including cubiletes, bizcochos, champurrada cookies, and muelas. For lunch or dinner, order tamales made with potato dough encasing a whole chicken wing and the garnaches — fried corn tortillas topped with refried beans, cheese, shredded cabbage, salsa, and onion.

Storico Fresco Alimentari e Ristorante

The Italian restaurant and market in Buckhead includes curbside pick-up service of wine, cheese, olive oil, meats, and fresh pastas from the alimentari and food takeout and delivery via DoorDash and Postmates. Open Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. and for retail only on Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 20 percent off takeout orders.

Aria

Chef Gerry Klaskala fine dining institution now offers curbside takeout of family meals, Monday through Saturday. Orders can be placed and paid for online or by calling 404-233-7673 before 3 p.m. Pick-up is between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The menu features family meals for two, ranging from $24 to $45, as well as bottles of wine. Read Atlanta food writer Jennifer Zyman’s story on how Aria is coping with operating as a takeout joint during COVID-19.

Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

This Eater 38 essential restaurant offers Ethiopian fare for takeout, delivery through UberEats and GrubHub, and via its drive-thru. Call to order, and pick up food at the drive-thru window. For first-timers to Desta, try the tibs — protein of choice cooked in spices, onions, tomatoes, peppers, and olive oil. 

Miller Union

While currently closed, the restaurant is preparing meals in partnership with the Atlanta Hawks for Emory healthcare workers battling COVID-19. The multi-week meal prep program, which it shares duties with Forza Storico at Westside Provisions District, has allowed Miller Union to rehire its staff. Gift cards available online.

Rising Son

Rising Son in Avondale Estates is an Atlanta area favorite for breakfast, lunch, and brunch, and is currently offering takeout, Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Owners Hudson and Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse let their creativity and the seasons shine on the menu here.

Brick Store Pub

The Decatur beer pub provides free meals to those in need via a makeshift soup kitchen, no questions asked. It’s also open for donation-based purchases, with 100 percent of the money earned going to support the pub’s staff. Brick Store Soup Kitchen is currently open Monday through Saturday, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The pub also combined its food resources with sister restaurant Leon’s Full Service in Decatur on a collaborative curbside takeout menu.

8ARM

While the restaurant ceased takeout service, it begins offering CSA boxes from local farmers. Boxes contain eggs, vegetables, butter, and grits, and the option to add bottles of wine or canned beer, coffee beans from 3 Heart Roastery, or fresh-made soups and empanadas. Chef Maricela Vega is also creating weekly recipes for the boxes. A portion of the proceeds from each box goes to assist restaurant staff currently out of work. $30 box feeds up to two people. $50 box feeds up to four people. Pick-up Thursday and Friday. Order online here. Check 8ARM’s Instagram for updates on the boxes.

Tiny Lou's

Tiny Lou’s at Hotel Clermont is currently open for curbside takeout only. The French restaurant “above where the ladies dance” — Clermont Lounge — includes a to-go menu for steak frites, cheese boards, the Clermont burger, and a Blondie sundae, made by pastry chef, Claudia Martinez. Pick-up takes place between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. Call to order. Merch is also available for purchase.

Brush Sushi Izakaya

Chef Jason Liang’s sushi and yakitori restaurant now offers preordering for the weekend of family-style sushi meal for curbside pick-up. Think chrashi for 2 at $79 or 10 pieces of nigiri for $49, 20 pieces for $89, or 30 pieces for $129.

Root Baking Co.

The bakery is set to become Pizza Jeans pizzeria when it finally reopens at Ponce City Market. But for now it’s offering pizzas, sandwiches, and sweet treats for curbside pick-up, Wednesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Follow Instagram for daily updates. Order online.

Kimball House

Housed in the former Decatur train depot, Kimball House is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., for takeout. The daily menu is posted on the restaurant’s Instagram page. Call the restaurant after 3 p.m. to order. Think shucked oysters on ice, a fried oyster sandwich, hoppin John, and those delicious Hawaiian rolls to-go.

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Gato

The cozy neighborhood restaurant on the corner of McClendon Avenue and Clifton Road in Candler Park is owned by Nicholas Stinson and offers its Southwestern-influenced breakfast and Meso-American-inspired dinner menu Friday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Curbside pick-up and delivery within one-mile radius with $25 minimum order. Order and pay by phone. Food packed and ready at door. 

Nina & Rafi

Nina & Rafi, the Italian restaurant and pizzeria from Billy Streck (Hampton + Hudson, Lyla Lila) and Anthony Spina (O4W Pizza), is open at SPX Alley for curbside pick-up and delivery, Monday through Wednesday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday through Sunday. Call to order.

BoccaLupo

Italian-American restaurant BoccaLupo, owned by chef Bruce Logue, is open for curbside takeout, Wednesday through Saturday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., out of its back patio along Waddell Street. The menu is posted to Facebook and Instagram. The restaurant is also selling family-sized, vacuum-sealed meats, like a 45 day dry-aged ribeye. Call to order and pay in advance, with prearranged pick-up times spaced out in 15-minute increments to promote proper social distancing with others picking up takeout food.

Busy Bee Cafe

Busy Bee Cafe has been in business since the 1940s, and is an Atlanta institution with some of the city’s best fried chicken. Takeout available. Personal delivery via restaurant staff within 15 miles and a $100 order minimum available. Delivery also available via GrubHub, UberEats, DoorDash, and Postmates. Order online.

Staplehouse

While not open to the public, the tasting menu restaurant on Edgewood is now a makeshift soup kitchen serving free meals to unemployed restaurant workers. Up to 50 free meals are offered every Tuesday through Saturday for pick-up between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Call or email ahead of time to reserve a meal at info@staplehouse.com. Read more about these efforts at Staplehouse here.

Petit Chou

Located on the edge of Cabbagetown, Petit Chou serves up French bistro-style dishes with a Southern spin. It’s now open Wednesday through Sunday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., for no-contact takeout and limited delivery done by the restaurant. The family meal menu is available on Instagram, and for every meal purchased, a meal is provided to a family in need or an elderly member of the surrounding communities.

Mediterranea Restaurant & Bakery

Mediterranea in Grant Park is one of the few restaurants in Atlanta with a 100% gluten free kitchen and bakery. The restaurant focuses on mostly Mediterranean-inspired dishes. It’s now open for takeout and limited delivery in the area. Call to order or order online. Hours vary. Delivery begins at 5 p.m.

L T's Wings

Atlanta knows wings, and the city’s wing eaters have slowly come to terms with the fact that it’s impossible to agree on which restaurant offers the best. However, LT’s Wings on Fairburn Road in southwest Atlanta might be the one to beat. The restaurant is now open for takeout only, Monday through Thursday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call to order and arrange pick-up

La Oaxaquena Taqueria

Owned and operated by chef Rosalia Ruiz in Jonesboro, La Oaxaquena Taqueria is a popular spot for tacos and regional Mexican fare in south metro Atlanta. Come here for a taste of Oaxaca — a coastal state in Mexico. The restaurant is currently open for takeout only. Hours may vary. Call to order in advance.

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