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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“An impressive two-story glass facade welcomes shoppers to three full-service restaurants: The Cheesecake Factory, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, and True Food Kitchen. This dramatic entrance showcases the iconic property’s street side presence, including a glass covered porte-cochere and valet amenities for easy access. The property boasts Bloomingdale's, Neiman Marcus and Macy's and features nearly 250 specialty stores like FENDI, Burberry, Cartier, David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Diane von Furstenberg, and Vineyard Vines. ”
  • 295 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A huge, wonderful ,open,airy building to experience many art collections in. See the Folk and Self Taught art,African American art and Southern art collections to get an idea of Southern U.S. design aesthetics- often folksy, primitive work that is stunningly abstract and full of interesting historical imagery.”
  • 297 locals recommend
Market
“If you have never been to Atlanta, Ponce City Market is the place to be. They have wonderful restaurants, shopping options, ice cream shops, and unique cocktails you can only find in Atlanta! The rooftop park is filled with amusement and drinks overlooking Atlanta! The famous Atlanta Beltline is a wonderful place to take a walk right beside Ponce City Market.”
  • 323 locals recommend
Park
“Visit our beautiful Piedmont Park, designed by the same person who designed Central Park, for beautiful nature and city views. Many events and festivals are held here when the weather is good. ”
  • 225 locals recommend
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Theatre
“The Fox Theatre, a former movie palace, is a performing arts venue located at 660 Peachtree Street NE in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, and is the centerpiece of the Fox Theatre Historic District. The theater was originally planned as part of a large Shrine Temple as evidenced by its Moorish design.”
  • 142 locals recommend
Garden
“Beautiful walking paths, unique and fun topiary displays, splash pad for kids, beautiful Christmas light display”
  • 133 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Eccentric neighborhood with walkable stores, shops, food and usually a street performance or two. ”
  • 177 locals recommend
Theatre
“The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s premiere venues for live entertainment. The Fox’s 4,665 seat theatre hosts more than 150 performances a year ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. In December 2009, Billboard Magazine ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The #1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).” In addition to our ​world-famous theatre, our spectacular ballrooms have hosted everything from Sweet 16s to weddings and corporate events.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“Good solid staple in Atlanta Culture, I'm a fan of everything here except the Mac & cheese. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
Garden
“The Atlanta Botanical Garden is a 30 acres botanical garden located adjacent to Piedmont Park in Midtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Incorporated in 1976, the garden's mission is to "develop and maintain plant collections for the purposes of display, education, conservation, research and enjoyment.”
  • 62 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Be sure to call before you go to check on the wait. It can get pretty busy. Try the chopped brisket. It's amazing! ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Where we had our first date! GREAT food and wine! If you go in the fall or spring , they have a fire lit on the patio! Very good tapas. No cash restaurant. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Pet Store
“The park itself it pretty big. You can park your car there in the parking garage accessed via the Botanical Gardens or Evelyn street. ”
  • 48 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bakery
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“Highly-acclaimed, large restaurant w/ excellent breakfast, brunch, and lunch everyday - short driving distance”
  • 82 locals recommend
History Museum
“33-acre destination. Buckhead and Midtown campus. General admission does include entrance to a number of exhibits, including the Margaret Mitchell House. Swan House is also a part of AHC and was featured in the Hunger Games movies.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Café
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“There is no other place like Cafe Intermezzo in the USA. A true European coffee house with beautiful decor, incredible cakes, and a whole book-sized menu of coffee drinks. They also serve food. Outdoor seating along Peachtree street is fun for people watching. Open til 1-2AM. $$ ~7 min ride. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience

Top restaurants

Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Good solid staple in Atlanta Culture, I'm a fan of everything here except the Mac & cheese. ”
  • 100 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Be sure to call before you go to check on the wait. It can get pretty busy. Try the chopped brisket. It's amazing! ”
  • 77 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Where we had our first date! GREAT food and wine! If you go in the fall or spring , they have a fire lit on the patio! Very good tapas. No cash restaurant. ”
  • 99 locals recommend
Bakery
“Highly-acclaimed, large restaurant w/ excellent breakfast, brunch, and lunch everyday - short driving distance”
  • 82 locals recommend
Café
“There is no other place like Cafe Intermezzo in the USA. A true European coffee house with beautiful decor, incredible cakes, and a whole book-sized menu of coffee drinks. They also serve food. Outdoor seating along Peachtree street is fun for people watching. Open til 1-2AM. $$ ~7 min ride. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“One of our favorite upscale date night restaurants in Atlanta. They serve delicious food, have complimentary valet parking and live music some nights. A reservation is recommended.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Bar
“Local fixture known for its burgers, beer & whiskey selection & offbeat, rock 'n' roll vibe.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Beer Bar
“This is my favorite bar in Atlanta. It has been chosen as one of the best bars in America. The food is delicious and the servers can help you find almost anything. ”
  • 74 locals recommend

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