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Your Definitive Guide to Peachtree Road Race Eating, Drinking, and Spectating

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60,000 runners and walkers will take to Peachtree Street on the 4th, and Eater has your guide to the 11 best places to brunch and imbibe will watching the race, plus food and drink specials for participants and spectators alike. Whether you're looking for a free post-race meal or bottomless cocktails to enjoy while others run, this map's got you covered for all of your Peachtree Road Race dining and drinking needs.
Laura Scholz


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Cook Hall

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3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 523-3600
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The party starts early at Cook Hall in Buckhead, which will open at 6 a.m. on race morning. The restaurant will have a DJ, an a la carte brunch menu, and bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys until 1 p.m. Spots on the patio are limited, so get there early—or snag a table in advance by calling for a reservation.

2. Moe's Southwest Grill

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2915 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 442-8932
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The Buckhead outpost of Moe's is always popular with runners. Look for live music as well as free burritos and t-shirts, which often get tossed into the sea of runners and walkers. Watch your step.

3. El Azteca

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1784 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-1522
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El Azteca has an ideal patio for race spectating, plus margarita pitchers, brunch specials, and $2 egg tacos all day.

4. Olmsted

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1180 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30313
Olmsted is a prime spot for Peachtree Road Race spectating. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for $14 sweeten the deal, and an a la carte brunch menu will be available starting at 7 a.m.

5. Tap: A Gastropub

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1180 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 347-2220
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TAP's location at 14th and Peachtree streets makes it the perfect location for race viewing as well as post-race libations. The restaurant will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature several brunch and beer specials along with live entertainment on its popular patio.

6. The Flying Biscuit Cafe

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1001 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 874-8887
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The Midtown location, directly on the race route, is offering "grab and go" biscuits and bagels on the street for spectators as well as Gatorade, water, and sodas for sale. Inside, all seating will face the runners, and drink specials will include fresh squeezed watermelon juice, watermelon mimosas, and watermelon bellinis, all served with the restaurant's regular breakfast-centric menu.

7. Zocalo Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

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187 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-7576
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Located just a half a mile from the race finish line, Zocalo is celebrating its 18th anniversary that day with a live DJ, food and drink specials, and giveaways. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with $2 a la carte breakfast tacos until 1 p.m., plus $5 glasses/$19 bottles of red or white sangria, $2 tacos, and $2 Tecates. Also: $5 special "Independence" Coronita margartias, aka a red, white, and blue margarita with Coronita and pop rocks. Bring the whole family, because kids under 10 eat free all day.

8. Park Tavern

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500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-0001
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Park Tavern is hosting the "official" AJC Peachtree Road Race After Party on the Southwest Porch. All runners can cool off and rehydrate with Miller 64, and non-runners are invited to join the party. The event begins immediately following the race, and sorry, it's only open to those of legal age to imbibe.

9. Rí Rá Irish Pub

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1080 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 477-1700
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Sprint quickly to the finish line on Thursday, because Ri Ra is giving away 90 pints of beer for just five cents to the first Peachtree Road Race competitors who claim them (maximum of 2 pints per customer). The pub will also be offering 20% off all food, as well as a "build your own" Bloody Mary bar, open to racers and spectators alike.

10. Cafe Intermezzo

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1065 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 355-0411
The new Midtown outpost of Cafe Intermezzo will open at 6 a.m. for all your coffee, breakfast, and pastry needs— regardless of whether or not you plan on burning any calories walking or running the Peachtree.

11. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

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817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 815-9243
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Cypress Street Pint and Plate opens for brunch at 9 a.m., and any participating runner or walker that brings in their race number will receive their meal free of charge. Specials are available for non-runners, too.

1. Cook Hall

3377 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
The party starts early at Cook Hall in Buckhead, which will open at 6 a.m. on race morning. The restaurant will have a DJ, an a la carte brunch menu, and bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys until 1 p.m. Spots on the patio are limited, so get there early—or snag a table in advance by calling for a reservation.
3377 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

2. Moe's Southwest Grill

2915 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
The Buckhead outpost of Moe's is always popular with runners. Look for live music as well as free burritos and t-shirts, which often get tossed into the sea of runners and walkers. Watch your step.
2915 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30305

3. El Azteca

1784 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309
El Azteca has an ideal patio for race spectating, plus margarita pitchers, brunch specials, and $2 egg tacos all day.
1784 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

4. Olmsted

1180 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30313
Olmsted is a prime spot for Peachtree Road Race spectating. Bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys for $14 sweeten the deal, and an a la carte brunch menu will be available starting at 7 a.m.
1180 Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30313

5. Tap: A Gastropub

1180 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
TAP's location at 14th and Peachtree streets makes it the perfect location for race viewing as well as post-race libations. The restaurant will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will feature several brunch and beer specials along with live entertainment on its popular patio.
1180 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. The Flying Biscuit Cafe

1001 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
The Midtown location, directly on the race route, is offering "grab and go" biscuits and bagels on the street for spectators as well as Gatorade, water, and sodas for sale. Inside, all seating will face the runners, and drink specials will include fresh squeezed watermelon juice, watermelon mimosas, and watermelon bellinis, all served with the restaurant's regular breakfast-centric menu.
1001 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

7. Zocalo Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

187 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Located just a half a mile from the race finish line, Zocalo is celebrating its 18th anniversary that day with a live DJ, food and drink specials, and giveaways. The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. with $2 a la carte breakfast tacos until 1 p.m., plus $5 glasses/$19 bottles of red or white sangria, $2 tacos, and $2 Tecates. Also: $5 special "Independence" Coronita margartias, aka a red, white, and blue margarita with Coronita and pop rocks. Bring the whole family, because kids under 10 eat free all day.
187 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

8. Park Tavern

500 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Park Tavern is hosting the "official" AJC Peachtree Road Race After Party on the Southwest Porch. All runners can cool off and rehydrate with Miller 64, and non-runners are invited to join the party. The event begins immediately following the race, and sorry, it's only open to those of legal age to imbibe.
500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

9. Rí Rá Irish Pub

1080 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Sprint quickly to the finish line on Thursday, because Ri Ra is giving away 90 pints of beer for just five cents to the first Peachtree Road Race competitors who claim them (maximum of 2 pints per customer). The pub will also be offering 20% off all food, as well as a "build your own" Bloody Mary bar, open to racers and spectators alike.
1080 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

10. Cafe Intermezzo

1065 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
The new Midtown outpost of Cafe Intermezzo will open at 6 a.m. for all your coffee, breakfast, and pastry needs— regardless of whether or not you plan on burning any calories walking or running the Peachtree.
1065 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

11. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

817 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
Cypress Street Pint and Plate opens for brunch at 9 a.m., and any participating runner or walker that brings in their race number will receive their meal free of charge. Specials are available for non-runners, too.
817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

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