We’ve already asked Atlanta food writers, restaurant industry insiders, and a few Eater readers to name the best new restaurants and pop-ups of 2021 and their top meals in Atlanta this year. But, Eater also wanted to know the establishments ATL restaurant insiders, food writers, and readers found themselves returning to again and again in 2021. These are the restaurants Atlanta dining experts frequent when they’re not on the clock and readers found comfort in this year.
This list of 20 Atlanta restaurants features everything from sushi, Vietnamese fare, and pizza to Cuban sandwiches, curries, and double-chocolate kouign-amann.
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