Clarion Hotel & Conference Center North Atlanta
2001 Clearview Ave
Atlanta, GA 30340
Phone: (770) 455-3700
Fax: (770) 986-9977
Baldino's Giant Jersey Subs stays true to its name. Offering gargantuan sized customized subs prepared on their house baked rolls, you can choose from cold, toasted and heated sandwiches. Though the best bet would be to go for their daily specials which changes monthly and is a huge crowd puller. These daily delights are priced at only USD3.49 and are a great deal considering the size and the taste, it is indeed a wholesome package.
Yum yum, dim sum. This Chinese collection of goodies seems to be catching on in Atlanta, and for good reason. Great dim sum is tough to beat, and in the metro area, no one serves it up like Yen Jing. For those not cut out dim sum, try pepper squid, it is absolutely delicious! Try it all in this unique dining environment. Due to Yen Jing's rising popularity, weekend reservations are advisable. Two thumbs up for this Korean-run Chinese nook!
A meal at Red and Green Brazilian Steakhouse is as close as one can get to an authentic Brazilian churrascaria experience in Atlanta. Head to the salad bar for fresh delights and a wide spread of timeless globe-spanning favorites. Turn the sign from red to green and traditionally-attired Gauchos will present to you freshly grilled skewers of succulent cuts like Rump Steak, Beef Ribs and Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon. Pair the barbecued specialties with classic cocktails like Tequila Sunrise, Cosmopolitan and the country's very own Caipirinha. The ambiance exudes an earthy appeal and tiled walls and tropical accents give it an upscale touch. End your meal with traditional Brazilian Flan.
One of Atlanta's few Malaysian restaurants, Penang has been applauded by distinguished critics like The New York Times. The intimate dining room never gets very loud, and it provides the perfect atmosphere for a date. Many dishes are strictly vegetarian, but the menu offers a wide array of chicken and beef dishes, too. Try their signature noodle soups, Nasi Lemak or the roti canai. Many dishes are extremely spicy, but fortunately, these are indicated as such on the menu.
Hidden away in a shopping mall, this diamond in the rough serves traditional Chinese food prepared without meat or dairy products. The decor is not eye catching or unique, but veggie-loving patrons don't seem to mind. All the Chinese standbys are on the menu, but no meat or eggs are used in preparation (except in the fortune cookies). Beef dishes such as Mongolian beef are prepared with soy products without compromising on much in taste. This restaurant is great for both the avid vegetarian and skeptical meat-eater who needs some convincing.
A restaurant, bar and nightclub rolled into one, Josephine offers something for every kind of party animal. The food menu offers a choice of international favorites including hummus and grilled flatbread, cajun calamari, grilled lamb chops and Josephine's Escargot. The drinks list offers a diverse choice of wines as well as other spirits like whiskey, vodka and gin. For an exotic twist, try the hookah, available in numerous flavors. Things get livelier as the night progresses, with DJs spinning eclectic tunes to an energetic dance floor. Regular specials promise great deals on food and drinks. Check website for more.
Chamblee is known for its vibrant mix of cultures, and the city's restaurants well-reflect the diversity of the surrounding neighborhoods. Simple but rustic decor welcomes a steady stream of patrons to the modest setting for lunch and dinner. Daily specials are offered above and beyond the already reasonable prices. The Tandoori specialties are unrivaled in Atlanta and the fare on offer are reference-pointing for authentic Indian flavors. The traditional flat-bread, chapatti, deliciously complements your meal. With a variety of vegetarian options, this one has been a local favorite since two decades now.
Tucked in the Atlanta Chinatown Mall's food court, Chong Qing Hot Pot is known for its Szechuan cuisine. The traditional menu is prepared by native cooks from Szechuan Province and lend an authenticity that is packed with flavor. The portions are generous and the price way too reasonable to make your wallets smile. From vegans to meat eaters, there is something for everyone in this small eatery. Bring cash as credit cards are not accepted here.
Fashioned after the earthy dim sum houses of San Francisco's Chinatown, this affordable restaurant is located about ten minutes away from Buckhead among the antique shops of Chamblee. Carts are wheeled through the large dining area for the patrons' perusal, making for a deliberate leisurely lunch or dinner pace. The Sunday brunch is very popular among the locals, so plan to come early. A beer and wine list is available.
Southbound, on Peachtree Road in Chamblee, serves a delightful local treat that all of United States is so proud of. Housed within a reclaimed factory, the hipster eatery features a charming dining area with vintage fixtures and decor elements that are close Georgia's heart. On offer here is traditional Southern feast that's treated with innovative contemporary twists without compromising on the original flavor of dishes such as shrimp and grits, shrimp po' boy with fried okra, Scottish salmon with southern succotash and lots more. This seasonally-inspired treat tastes even better when paired with their selection of local-style libations. Fairly priced, these offerings are truly scrumptious and will keep you coming back for more!
With a menu filled with authentic specialties, Wild Ginger is a great alternative if you're looking for authentic Thai cuisine. Everything on offer, from the soups, salads and appetizers to the entrées and desserts has a distinct traditional flavor to it. The only outlandish but delicious nevertheless offering at this restaurant is the sushi, and you have a vast array of rolls to choose from. The 'Thai With a Twist' selection features dishes like Wild Ginger Soft Shell Crab, Green Curry Salmon and Steam Ginger Flounder to thrill your taste buds. Sushi is not available on Sundays.
Overlooking the Peachtree-Dekalb Airport runway, the Downwind Restaurant offers a fun and affordable place to take the family or grab lunch before a flight. Airplane memorabilia and large windows looking out over the runways set the stage for an exciting meal. Planes take off and land often at this moderately busy regional airport, offering a good show while you dine. The menu is simple, featuring burgers, sandwiches and salads, along with some Greek favorites.