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AbbyFMiller Jan 8, 2008 02:02 PM

We are staying in Buckhead for the weekend and want to eat well....

Saturday night - Aria
Sunday night - Restauant Eugene or Buckhead Diner

What do you think?

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    BlueHerons Jan 9, 2008 10:47 AM

    My favorite new Atlanta restaurant is Two Urban Licks.

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      KariAnneATL Jan 9, 2008 10:24 AM

      Please do not eat at Buckhead Diner. The food is not very good and the prices are outrageous. They also try to cheat diners, for instance a diner orders a side salad and they ask if he would like salmon on top of the salad. The diner says yes and on his check appears a $7 side salad and a $25 "Salmon Dinner", for his small salad with a 4-6 oz piece of fish on top. I've seen it numerous times along with wine upsells of a bottle that is "just a little" more, aka 2 or 3 times the price.

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        rcburli Jan 9, 2008 08:10 AM

        Aria and Restaurant Eugene sound perfect to me.
        Room for one more?

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          Katj Jan 9, 2008 06:54 AM

          Aria has been very good every time I go.
          I do love Restaurant Eugene, excellent. I also enjoy Woodfire Grill which is a little bit of a drive, really little.
          I wouldn't do Dante's unless you were a big fondue fan.
          My favorite restaurant is Bacchanalia (sp?) It is the BEST!

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            phand Jan 8, 2008 02:49 PM

            I'm not a big fan of Buckhead Diner; it's rather plain. The other two should be fine. Depending on what you're looking for you might also consider pied de cochon (french, and open 24/7!) or Dante's (fondu), both of which I really like. Of course there are also numerous steak houses around there.

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