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The 10 Best Restaurants In East Atlanta
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The 10 Best Restaurants In East Atlanta

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Updated: 9 February 2017
East Atlanta is a bustling neighborhood. With countless attractions, stores, malls, bars, restaurants, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Here’s our guide to 10 of the best restaurants in the area.
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EAV Thai & Sushi

Everyone loves a good Thai and sushi joint, so East Atlanta locals and visitors alike were grateful for this unique restaurant’s delicious and diverse menu. The menu includes unbeatable meals like Rama chicken, sushi rolls, East Atlanta mixed seafood, and spicy Thai fried rice.

Address & telephone number: 467 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-522-5992

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Spoon Eastside

Spoon Eastside brings authentic Thai cuisine to East Atlanta. The restaurant was started by the Suteeluxnaporn family, Bangkok natives. Spoon’s unique experience is topped off with patio seating and friendly chats at the bar.

Address & telephone number: 749 Moreland Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-624-4713

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Little Azio

Little Azio is a good alternative to traditional full-service restaurants. Their goal is to offer their patrons generous portions of modern Italian food at affordable prices in a fast, yet casual and friendly atmosphere. Stop by and enjoy a crisp, green salad, or match your favorite pasta with a ‘made-from-scratch’ sauce. Bring your friends and family to build a pizza with all of their favorite toppings on Little Azio’s thin and crispy crust, baked in a real brick oven. You won’t want to leave without trying a grilled sandwich on freshly baked focaccia bread. Check out their dessert menu for sweet treats.

Address & telephone number: 749 Moreland Ave., Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-624-0440

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So Ba

So Ba is a Vietnamese restaurant specializing in Pho, Bun, and Com style dishes, which represent the different bases of each dish. To go with the bases, So Ba also offers beef, pork, shrimp, chicken, and a variety of vegetables. They also make spring rolls and several varieties of rice infused dishes. Pho – Vietnamese noodle soup – is made from fresh ingredients, some of which are grown on their property. Bun – Vietnamese rice vermicelli – is served on a bed of fresh lettuce, cucumbers, carrots, and more as a healthy, hearty meal. Com – broken Jasmine rice – tastes exceptional with chili sauce, fish sauce, or sriracha.

Address & telephone number: 560 Gresham Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-627-991

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Octopus Bar

Octopus Bar prides itself on using seasonal, market-driven ingredients, sourced locally or bought from Asian and European markets. Octopus Bar provides a whole new dining experience. Here, they represent the intersection between a local eatery and punk rock fine dining.

Address & telephone number: 560 Gresham Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-627-9911

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Home grown

Nestled in a vibrant community in East Atlanta, Home grown offers a welcoming spot for the working class of Atlanta to enjoy creative breakfast and lunch. This restaurant has become a favorite neighborhood hangout spot for nearby residents and anyone else passing through the neighborhood. They can credit their success to their locally grown produce, fresh ingredients, and tasty meals that won’t clog your arteries or break the bank.

Address & telephone number: 968 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-222-0455

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At Gunshow, Brazilian churrascaria-style dining and Chinese dim sum come together to create a unique dining experience. Chef Kevin Gillespie combines the two cuisines creating fun and delicious dishes which are presented on rolling carts and trays to diners at their tables.

Address & telephone number: 924 Garrett St, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-380-1886

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Tomatillos serves an extensive choice of Mexican food. For the ultimate dining experience try the chicken crack empanada plate or the quesadilla burger. If you bring the family, the little ones will enjoy the kids menu.

Address & telephone number: 1242 Glenwood Ave, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-622-9448

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Grant Central Pizza & Pasta

Grant Central Pizza & Pasta has been serving amazing pizza and pasta in Atlanta for over 20 years. Their motto ‘not just good but great’ is an accurate description of the quality service and food dished out to customers daily. This restaurant is full service, with daily and seasonal specials like slow roasted pork, shrimp linguine, chicken parmesan, and watermelon salad.

Address & telephone number: 1279 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-627-0007

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Argosy is an award-winning restaurant with indoor seating and the option to dine outside on the quaint patio. Visitors and locals alike agree on the great quality service in the restaurant, and many feel that it adds a new dimension to the neighborhood.

Address & telephone number: 470 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-577-0407