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Advice on Restaurants I Shouldn't Miss in Downtown Atlanta

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johnrgunn Jan 5, 2011 01:37 PM

I'll be in ATL the second weekend in February (including a Sunday evening) and would appreciate advice on where I can find good food within walking distance of the Marriott Marquis. Fine dining, casual dining, home cooking... doesn't matter as long as it is good. I'm not opposed to getting in a cab, just like to walk.

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    bobstripower RE: johnrgunn Jan 5, 2011 03:25 PM

    its an oldie but good ie, but you can walk to Nikolais roof--its a russian theme restaurant,the whole caviar, frozen vodka thing--i personally like it,and Id say its in top 20, but there are better spots you could cab to,like Arias or Priccis, Woodfire Grill etc--search this forum and youll see plenty

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    Pricci
    500 Pharr Road, Atlanta, GA 30305

    Woodfire Grill
    1782 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324

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      johnrgunn RE: bobstripower Jan 6, 2011 05:56 AM

      Thanks. The three cab-to restaurants you mentioned are on my short list if it turns out I need to leave downtown. Just a bummer to have a convention in what seems such a cultural void.

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        rcburli RE: johnrgunn Jan 6, 2011 08:42 AM

        Although it's up and over a hill (a good hike in the city), it is not far at all to walk to Centennial-Olympic Park and to the area which is called the "Luckie Marietta" district. There is a lot of new stuff going on there.
        http://www.luckiemariettadistrict.com...

        Also not a far distance to walk are Social, Room at Twelve, FAB, BLT.
        I would try Social for sure.
        http://www.socialintown.com/

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