Highest-rated restaurants in Atlanta, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Atlanta, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Atlanta using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. The Vortex

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (916 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
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#29. The Optimist

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (964 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 914 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-0518
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#28. Ray's in the City

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,466 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 240 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30303-1340
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#27. Steamhouse Lounge

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (358 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1051 W Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-3806
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#26. Cooks & Soldiers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: European, Spanish
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 691 14th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
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#25. Copeland's of New Orleans Atlanta

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (449 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3101 Cobb Pkwy SE Suite 220, Atlanta, GA 30339-3497
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#24. No Mas! Cantina

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (641 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 180 Walker St SW Ste B, Atlanta, GA 30313-1329
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#23. La Tavola

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (370 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 992 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3669
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#22. C&S Seafood & Oyster Bar

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (397 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3240 Cobb Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339-3896
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#21. Blue Ridge Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (386 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1261 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30327-2305
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#20. Wisteria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (373 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 471 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1428
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#19. Canoe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,195 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339-5750
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#18. Herban Fix - Vegan Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (242 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Fusion
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 565 Peachtree St NE Ste A, Atlanta, GA 30308-2213
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#17. Nan Thai Fine Dining

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (480 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1350 Spring St NW Ste 1, Atlanta, GA 30309-2864
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#16. Aria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (410 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 490 E Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3301
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#15. Thumbs Up Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (395 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $
- Address: 573 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
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#14. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (279 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 292 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1953
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#13. Poor Calvin's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (690 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Thai
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 510 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-3411
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#12. Fox Bros. BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,584 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1238 Dekalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-2026
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#11. Buttermilk Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (330 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4225 Roswell Road North East, Atlanta, GA 30342-3716
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#10. La Grotta Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (407 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2637 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-3667
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#9. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (798 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 255 E Paces Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305
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#8. Bone's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,016 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3130 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305-2508
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#7. Nikolai's Roof

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (567 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 255 Courtland St NE Fl 30th, Atlanta, GA 30303
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#6. Red Phone Booth - Downtown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (255 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dining bars
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 17 Andrew Young International Blvd NE, Atlanta, GA 30303-1951
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#5. Desta Ethiopian Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (544 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: African, Ethiopian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3086 Briarcliff Rd NE Across the street from the CDC, Atlanta, GA 30329-2654
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#4. Eight Sushi Lounge

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (195 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Japanese, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 930 Howell Mill Rd NW Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30318-5627
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#3. Ray's on the River

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,254 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6700 Powers Ferry Rd, Atlanta, GA 30339-2939
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#2. Aviva by Kameel

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (803 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean
- Price: $
- Address: 225 Peachtree St NE Inside the Mall of Peachtree Center, Atlanta, GA 30303-1701
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#1. by George

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (198 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 127 Peachtree St NE The Candler Hotel, Atlanta, GA 30303-1810
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