, in Atlanta, is often referred to as ‘the historic district’ and is full of early 20th-century homes showcasing a variety of revivalist architectural styles. We have compiled a list of the best places to have brunch or breakfast in the picturesque neighborhood of Druid Hills.
Bar, Diner, Restaurant, American, $$$
Folk Art is described as a ‘feel good’ breakfast, lunch, and dinner spot specializing in all-day diner-style favorites. Here you’ll find anything from jumbo biscuits with homemade jellies to sausage gravy and six varieties of eggs Benedict dishes ideal for brunch. Their salads, burgers, and desserts are also great. Folk Art offers a full bar serving specialty cocktails like ‘Mr. Sunshine’ and ‘What’s Up Doc.’ This restaurant features a row of antique theater seats that mark the entrance to the corner storefront. The interior features brick walls covered in rustic decorations, wooden floors, and refurbished chairs and tables, which create a cozy classic American setting.
Address & telephone number: 465 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-537-4493
American Roadhouse has been serving Atlanta locals and visitors delicious breakfast and brunch since they opened in 1989. They take pride in offering quality food and great service. They use only the freshest ingredients as well as offering a variety of gluten-free and vegetarian-friendly meals. Their dishes are not only delicious and filling, but also served in generous portions. Come and enjoy a fulfilling meal at this establishment offering Southern hospitality.
Address & telephone number: 842 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-872-2822
Diner, Restaurant, American, $$$
The Majestic Diner is one of the only restaurants in Atlanta serving customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Since 1929, the Majestic has been serving ‘Food That Pleases’ in a casual diner environment. This one-of-a-kind restaurant allows you to enjoy a stack of pancakes and cup of fresh coffee in the middle of the night or on the way to work. Their famous menu offers a variety of options customers can enjoy at different times of the day, including omelets and southwestern egg specialties which are great for brunch.
Address & telephone number: 1031 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-875-0276
Sun in my Belly
At Sun in my Belly, the food is as delicious as its name suggests. They serve all-day breakfast and they also do lunch and dinner. Sun in my Belly was founded in 1996 by Alison Lueker, who wanted to make her mark by creating a new and unique catering company for Atlanta. She was one of the first chefs in town to attach importance to the use of seasonal and fresh local fare. After traveling the world and finishing culinary school in Santa Fe, Alison returned to Atlanta and created Sun in my Belly, inspired by her passion for beautiful, delectable and decadent dishes.
Address & telephone number: 2161 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-370-1088
Highland Bakery began with owner Stacey setting up some coffee carts around the city and teaching others to change their morning ritual from asking for ‘coffee, please’ to asking for a ‘double tall skinny half caff bald latte, please.’ Since people can’t run on coffee alone, Stacey thought of introducing muffins, breads, and her mother’s cooking. All of this combined became Highland Bakery, and today you’ll find a variety of baked goods, pastries and breakfast meals like crabcake Benedict and ricotta pancakes.
Address & telephone number: 1300 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 678-399-8090
Restaurant, American, $$$
Dish Dive is open seven days a week, but Sundays are their most important days since they serve an amazing Sunday brunch. Sunday means unbeatable meals like braised pork belly, melon salad, and green goddess tagliatelle. Dish Dive is a new restaurant owned and operated by Chef Travis Carroll and Jeff Myers. They have a 16 seat dining room and 16 additional seats on the patio. Join them before the restaurant fills up.
Address & telephone number: 2233 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-957-7918