Druid Hills is often referred to as the historic district, and is full of early 20th century homes and a variety of revivalist architectural styles. Because of the unique design of many buildings and other attractions, Druid Hills is an ideal vacationing spot. It also boasts a variety of excellent restaurants, diners and cafés perfect for that late morning brunch. Check out our top picks below.
Folk Art is described as a ‘feel good’ breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch spot specializing in all-day diner-style favorites from jumbo biscuits with homemade jellies or sausage gravy to six types of brunch star Eggs Benedict. Their salads, burgers and desserts are also particularly tasty. Folk Art offers a full bar with specialty cocktails such as ‘Mr. Sunshine’ and ‘What’s Up Doc.’ This restaurant is designed with a brick façade and tile roof, and a row of antique theatre seats mark the entrance to the corner storefront. The interior brick walls are covered in rustic decorations, and the wooden floors are dotted with refurbished chairs and tables which creates a cozy American setting.
The Majestic Diner is one of the only restaurants in Atlanta serving its guests 24/7. Since opening in 1929, the Majestic has been serving ‘Food That Pleases’ in a casual and relaxing diner atmosphere. Their menu offers tastes for any palate, any time of day. 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 something for everybody, whether you fancy omelettes or the southwestern egg specialties. Come visit the Majestic anytime and experience Atlanta’s coolest eatery.
American Roadhouse has been serving Atlanta locals and visitors delicious breakfast and brunch since they opened in 1989. They’ve been taking pride in offering quality food and great service since then, and use only the freshest ingredients as well as offering a variety of gluten-free and vegetarian meals. Their meals are not only delicious and filling, but are served with generous sized portions. American Roadhouse is for everyone because there’s something here everyone will love, especially the southern hospitality.
At Sun in my Belly, the food is as delicious as the name suggests. They serve breakfast (available all day), lunch and dinner, and they’re a full service catering company too. 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 take on seasonally fresh, local fare that featured an artful flair. After traveling the world and finishing culinary school in Santa Fe, Alison returned to Atlanta to create the kind of food that fulfilled her passion for beautiful, delectable and decadent cuisine.
The evolution of Highland Bakery began with the dream of owner and founder Stacey, who set up coffee carts all over Atlanta with the aim of teaching locals and visitors about what makes great coffee great. Further inspired by her mother’s cooking, Stacey’s work and determination eventually resulted in the opening of Highland Bakery, where Stacey and her team continue to serve great coffee and a variety of baked goods and pastries, as well as breakfast meals like crabcake Benedict and ricotta pancakes.
Dish Dive is open seven days a week, but Sundays are their most important days because with Sunday comes Sunday brunch (10am-2pm). 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. Dine here because they start everyday at the market buying fresh food. Their goal is to sell out, so join them before the long line begins.
Address & telephone number: 2233 College Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, USA +1 404-957-7918