Food Over 150 New Restaurants Are Opening Around Atlanta in the Coming Year

18:31  17 october  2022
18:31  17 october  2022 Source:   eater.com

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Despite all of the uncertainties and financial upheaval brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic over the last two years, plenty of Atlanta restaurant and bar owners and food and beverage entrepreneurs plan to open new establishments in 2022 and beyond.

Check out this running list of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops set to open around Atlanta over the next year.

Know of a local restaurant or bar not listed here and slated to open this year? Send the details to atlanta@eater.com.


Delbar Middle Eastern is opening a third location in the former Traditions Indian Cuisine space.

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Yumbii opens at the Atwater shopping center across from Avalon on Old Milton Parkway.


Sunshine Alchemy, a vegetarian and vegan food truck turned cafe, is opening on Presidential Parkway as part of the growing collection of Prep Atlanta incubator restaurants.

Yalda, a Persian-Mediterranean restaurant, opens this year at the Osprey complex on the corner of Howell Mill Road and 10th Street.


Painted Pickle, a bar and restaurant focused on the game of pickleball, will open later this year. A second location could also open near the Perimeter.


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Victory Brands, the group behind Victory Sandwich Bar, LLoyd’s, and Little Trouble, plans to open a new restaurant concept at the recently opened Indie Studios complex on Ottley Drive.

Avondale Estates

Common Roots Farmers Market, a 12,000-square-foot neighborhood grocery with a deli offering to-go food, an expansive outdoor seating area, and selling outdoor seasonal decor, opens this year.

Leftie Lee’s, a sandwich shop and bakery from Foodcation Forever chef and baker Vivian Lee, brings Korean-inspired baked goods and sandwiches to Olive and Pine in 2022.

Battery Atlanta

Battle and Brew, gaming bar and restaurant, is opening at the Battery Atlanta in Cobb County in 2023.

Cultivate Food and Coffee is opening below OrthoAtlanta at the Battery.


Nourish + Bloom Market, a grocery store using artificial intelligence and delivery robots owned by Jamie and Jilea Hemmings, could open along the Beltline in the next year.

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The Village Market, six shipping container storefronts to include a mix of retail and restaurants, will open two locations along the Eastside and Westside trails later this year. The new venture offers Black-owned businesses in Atlanta more visibility along the Beltline.

Berkeley Park

KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot opens at the Howell Mill Square shopping center in 2022.

A yet-named restaurant and bar from Kechia Matadin (Cirque Daiquiri Bar, Blu Seafood) should open in the former Flip Burger space.


Corner Grille is opening on Marietta Boulevard in the former Westside Pizza space serving Cajun and Creole fare.


Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q opens a third location in the former Hudson FC International Sports Pub space at Brookhaven Station in 2023.


Botica opens this fall at Phipps Plaza in an expanded section of the luxury mall complex that will also include Nobu Hotel and a food hall.

Brush Sushi relocates from Decatur to Buckhead in summer 2023. Location TBD.

Carmel, a coastal cuisine-inspired restaurant and bar from Tal Baum, opens at Buckhead Village this year.

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Cava, a Mediterranean restaurant chain, is opening 14 locations throughout metro Atlanta. The first opened in Buckhead on June 25.

Delbar Middle Eastern restaurant is planning to open in the Gentry apartment tower at Buckhead Village.

Isla and Co. opens at the Andrews Square complex on East Andrews Drive this year.

Little Rey, owned by Ford Fry, opens in a new portion of the Northcreek Office Park complex on Northside Parkway.

Lucy’s Market opens a second, smaller location this winter at Corso Atlanta on Howell Mill Road near West Paces and Northside Drive.

Nobu Japanese restaurant is opening inside the upcoming Nobu Hotel at Phipps Plaza later this year.

Okiboru Tsukemen and Ramen is opening in the former Karma Farm space at the Aramore on Peachtree in May and a yet-named Korean steakhouse takes over the former Restaurant Eugene space at the same condo complex. Both are owned by Justin Lim.

Planta Queen vegan restaurant is opening next summer at Buckhead Village.

Recess opens this year in the former Cafe Posh space at Hanover Buckhead Village

Roshambo, an all-day diner, takes over the former Another Broken Egg Cafe space in the Peachtree Battle Shopping Center on Peachtree Street this year.

Sinbad Mediterranean Grill opens this fall in the former Bún Mì Vietnamese Grill space on Peachtree.

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The Daily, the Charleston-based coffee shop and cafe owned by Michael and Melody Shemtov, opens in a new portion of the Northcreek Office Park complex on Northside Parkway

Yeppa and Co., from the owners of Storico Fresco and Forza Storico, opens this year in the former Biltong Bar space at Buckhead Village.

Zakia Lebanese, a location of Yard Milkshake Bar, and Mexican restaurant CT Reforma are all slated to open over the course of the coming year at Modera Prominence on Lenox Road.

Capitol View

A Mano opens in 2023 on Sylvan Road. First reported. Opened in 2017 at the corner of Ralph McGill Boulevard and Glen Iris Drive, owner George DeMeglio hopes to begin construction on the restaurant this summer.


Chamblee Tap and Market opens in historic downtown Chamblee next year, featuring a taproom with 20 taps serving beer and wine, four food stalls, and a coffee shop.


The Breakfast Boys opens a second location in the former Tin Plate space on Commercial Street this year.


KPot Korean BBQ and Hot Pot opens in the Cumberland Mall district.


Corner Slice, a Detroit-style pizzeria owned by Comet Pub and Lanes partner Ben Horgan, is opening this September in the former Avellino’s space on West College Avenue.

Muchacho taco and coffee bar opens a second location this year behind Leon’s Full Service.

Opo Coffee, a coffee shop, roastery, and coffee training center from the owner of Taproom Coffee and Beer in Kirkwood, opens on East Howard Avenue.


Kamayan ATL, the highly popular Filipino food pop-up founded by Mia Orino and Carlo Gan, opens as a restaurant in Asian Square.

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Atlanta Brewing Company reopens in Underground Atlanta later this year.

Betty Sue’s breakfast and brunch restaurant and takeout restaurant Binky’s, both owned by chef Bryant Williams, open this fall on Marietta Street at the Five Points Plaza.

Dolo’s Pizza is opening in a permanent space on Lower Alabama at Underground Atlanta.

Slice Pizza is opening on Edgewood near Georgia State University by the end of 2022.


Hattie Marie’s Texas Style BBQ expands to Duluth this year.

Mochinut is opening at the Mall Corners Shopping Center this fall.


Grana, from chef Pasquale “Pat” Pascarella, opens next door to Taco Mac in Perimeter Center by the end of the year.

NFA Burger opens in a new space in 2023 beside its current location at the Chevron market on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.

Puttshack opens its second Atlanta-area location by 2023, this time at the forthcoming High Street development.

The Hampton Social, a sprawling two-story restaurant dedicated to rose, opens at the emerging High Street development in 2024.

Slice Pizza is opening on Edgewood Avenue later this year.

Superica opens at Ashford Lane this year.

The Halal Guys is opening at the State Farm at Park Center building some time this year.

The Hall at Ashford Lane, a nine-stall food hall, opens inside the former Henredon Furniture store at Perimeter Place (soon to be renamed Ashford Lane) on Olde Perimeter Way.

Valor Coffee is opening a second OTP location in Dunwoody Village by the end of 2022.

East Atlanta

TKO, from Lino Yi, is set to open a brick-and-mortar location in Southern Feed Store this fall.

East Point

Cultured South Fermentation Company is opening a farm-brewery serving kombucha, cocktails, beer, food and wine on R.N. Martin Street.

Eat My Biscuits, a breakfast and brunch restaurant owned by restaurateur Vanetta Roy, opens this fall on Main Street.

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Emory Point

Schoolhouse Brewing is opening next door to the General Muir at Emory Point, across from the CDC complex on Clifton Road.


Bonafide Deluxe opens on LaFrance Street, expect cocktails and draft beer paired with sandwiches from chef Nolan Wynn.

Exurbs — outer metro Atlanta

Mochibees doughnut shop is opening in the northern Atlanta city of Suwanee.


Fairway Social is headed to Town at Trilith (formerly Pinewood Forest) near Trilith Studios.

Hero Doughnuts & Buns is opening a second Metro Atlanta location at Town at Trilith near Trilith Studios.

Grant Park

Grant Park Coffeehouse relocated to downtown Atlanta and opens a second location back in Grant Park this fall in the Chosewood building at the corner of Grant Street and Georgia Avenue.

Kupcakerie bakery and cafe is opening behind the relocated Supremo Taco this fall along Chastain Street.

Supremo Taco relocates to a building behind its current restaurant on Memorial Drive this winter and will offer indoor dining, a full bar, and serve new dishes.

Grove Park

Bankhead Seafood, backed by Atlanta rappers Killer Mike and T.I., opens as a 130-seat, two-story restaurant on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway.


Junior’s Pizza, owned by Alex and Jennifer Aton, is opening next spring in a new development on North Central Avenue.

Inman Park

Painted Park takes over the Brasserie and Neighborhood Cafe at Parish space on North Highland Avenue and will serve food and drinks with expanded outdoor seating and lawn games along the Beltline.

The Daily, the Charleston-based coffee shop and cafe owned by Michael and Melody Shemtov, opens in the former Proof Bakeshop space later this year.

Johns Creek

Mochibees doughnut shop is opening in the northern Atlanta city.


Big Dave’s Cheesesteaks owner Derrick Hayes plans to open a third location in Jonesboro.


Fishmonger seafood restaurant, which will include a raw bar, full bar serving wine, beer, cocktails, and frozen drinks, and a 100-seat patio, opens in building seven at Pratt Pullman district in October.

Knights Park/Howell Station

Elsewhere Brewing is opening next year at the Westside Paper development along West Marietta Street.

Glide Pizza, all-day breakfast restaurant Pancake Social, seafood restaurant Girl Diver, and the first Georgia location of Boxcar Betty’s open in 2022 at Westside Paper.

King of Pops walk-up bar and taqueria El Santo Gallo are both opening at Westside Paper in 2023. Ancestral Bottle Shop and Market is also opening at Westside Paper.

Omakase Table sushi restaurant from chef Leonard Yu is opening this fall at the Seven 88 complex on West Marietta.

Krog Street Market

Planta vegan restaurant is opening next spring in the former Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits space.


El Gordo, from the owners behind Birria El Gordo, opens at Uptown Atlanta across the street from 26 Thai Kitchen and Bar and the Lindbergh MARTA station this fall.

Bene Korean Steakhouse from chef Vincent Jung and the owners of Korean barbecue restaurant Miss Gogi opens at Uptown Atlanta this year.

Little Five Points

Pizza Verdura Sincera, a vegan pizzeria, is taking over the Little Five Points location of Zesto.

Marietta Street Artery

Culinary Dropout, an Arizona-based restaurant chain featuring live music and games, is opening at the Brickworks.

Postino Wine Cafe, an Arizona-based wine bar, is opening at the Brickwork near Food Terminal and Emmy Squared in 2023.


Alici, an Italian seafood and oyster bar, opens this year at Midtown Promenade next in the former Frogs Cantina space.

Angry Crab Shack replaces the Pig and the Pearl at Atlantic Station this fall.

Atlanta Breakfast Club is opening at Atlantic Station.

Day and Night Cereal Bar opens in October at Atlantic Station.

Holeman and Finch pub finally reopens this fall at Colony Square.

Johnny’s Chicken and Waffles is taking over the former the Federal space.

Larakin, a petite wine and coffee bar owned by Jordan Chambers (Steady Hand Pour House), opens on 12th Street across from Cafe Lucia near Piedmont Park this year.

New restaurant from Das BBQ and coffee shop PMA Coffee open next year on Piedmont as part of a collaborative space called 12th and Everything.

Rose Bistro and Champagne Bar opens this fall at Atlantic Station in Midtown.

Taste Bar and Kitchen, a popular Houston all-day brunch hot spot, now includes a ghost kitchen at Forrest Eatery in Atlanta’s Berkeley Park neighborhood and opens a full-service location early this year nearby at the Atlantic building.

Yumbii, the Queso Shop, and all-day brunch restaurant Snooze, an A.M. Eatery are all opening at Midtown Promenade in 2022.


Lagarde American Eatery, serving Cajun-New Orleans dishes, opens at Crabapple Market this fall.

Moores Mill

Yumbii and takeout restaurant the Queso Shop are opening at the Publix-anchored Moores Mill Center on Marietta Boulevard.


Vicina Pizza and Salad, from the owner of Pho Ga Tony Tony, opens in 2023 at the Carter Oak Crossing shopping complex.


Dugan’s, a popular Poncey-Highland sports bar known for its wings, is relocating by the end of the year from its present location on Ponce to what was formerly Northlake Mall.


Yet-named restaurant from the owner of El Tesoro is opening in the former Lawrence’s Cafe space, serving drinks centered on mezcal and dishes based on the foods of Acapulco.

Old Fourth Ward

Bomb Biscuit Co., from baker Erika Council, is opening as a restaurant in the former Field Days space on Highland Avenue this November serving homestyle breakfasts, lunches, and Sunday church-inspired brunches.

Boon Development opens a restaurant and market on Decatur Street near Fetch dog park and bar.

Emerald City Bagels opens next summer as part of a new phase of development at the Studioplex complex currently under construction along Edgewood Avenue.

Seabird Oyster Bar opens along the Eastside Beltline trail with a menu centered around raw bar selections and other seafood dishes paired with cocktails and sparkling wine.

Socu Prime, owned by chef Erica Barrett, opens in February 2022 next door to upcoming brewery Biggerstaff Brewing Company and Staplehouse Market.

Sweetgreen, the billion-dollar salad chain, expands to Atlanta with at least three new locations. The first has opened at Ponce City Market.

Ponce City Market

Bibi, a Persian restaurant from the owners of Delbar, is opening this year in the central food hall.

French Broad Chocolate, an Asheville-based chocolate company and cafe, opens in the former Batter Cookie Dough space in the central food hall this fall.

Pizza Jeans is relocating from its present location on the second floor of Ponce City Market to the first floor of the central food hall this year.


Colette Bread, from baker Sarah Dodge, is opening in the small retail strip next door to the former Highland Inn.

Illy Caffe is slated to open in 2023 at the Ford Factory Lofts on Ponce.

Sea Legs, a wine bar serving a cafe menu in the evenings, opens later this year alongside East Pole Coffee at the Plaza on Ponce complex.

The Zero Co., a non-alcoholic bottle shop from Elemental Spirits and the Zero Proof, opens in December one block north from the former next door to Highland Row Antiques.

Powder Springs

Smith Gourmet Creations, a catering service and food truck serving comfort foods like fried shrimp, blackened salmon cake egg rolls, and garlic butter crab fries, is opening a permanent restaurant.


Breaker Breaker from the team behind Grindhouse Killer Burgers is opening at the redeveloped Stein Steel and Supply Co. plant along the Eastside Beltline trail this year.

El Malo (“The Bad Guy”), a rum bar backed by one of the restaurateurs behind Supremo Taco is opening at the Atlanta Dairies complex on Memorial Drive this fall.

La Semilla, opening at Modera Reynoldstown on Memorial Drive, will serve a menu centered around vegan Latin dishes and drinks, including crunch wraps made with seitan beef and sopes with seitan asada as well as squash empanadas and king oyster mushroom carnitas enchiladas.

Pretty Little Tacos opens at 45 Moreland, home to Neighborhood Wraps and Smoothies and forthcoming Caribbean restaurant and rum bar Wylie and Rum, this fall.

Salt Factory, from the F&H Food Trading Group, the restaurant group behind Little Alley Steak, plans to open a location of their suburban gastropub at Madison Yards.

Spina Pizza, from Anthony Spina Jr., and Small Fry, from 8ARM and Fishmonger owners Skip Engelbrecht and chef Nhan Le, are opening at Atlanta Dairies on Memorial this year.

Whoopsie’s from barman Tim Faulkner (Up or Down, Octopus Bar) and Hudson Rouse (Rising Son) is opening in the former Hodgepodge Coffeehouse space on Moreland Avenue next year.


Bryan Furman BBQ, a new restaurant owned by pitmaster Bryan Furman opening in early 2022, will be a celebration of Black barbecue traditions. The existing house on the Bolton Road property will be torn down to make way for a new building and smokehouse. Read the full story here.


Bask Steakhouse beside From the Earth Brewing on Holcomb Bridge Road.

Sandy Springs

Baraonda closed after 21 years at the corner of Peachtree and 3rd streets in Midtown, but is relocating to the Adley City Springs apartment complex on Roswell Road this year.

Fresh One Kitchen is opening a second location in the Parkside Shops on Roswell Road.

Yalda, a Persian-Mediterranean restaurant, opens this year at Aria Village off of Abernathy Road.

South Downtown

How Crispy, Pizza Clementine, and Thirteenth Floor cocktail bar are opening are opening at the historic Hotel Row redevelopment on Mitchell Street.

Pins Mechanical Company, Ohio-based arcade and game bar, will open at the historic 222 Mitchell building across from Hotel Row.

Spiller Park is opening a location in Historic Hotel Row this fall.

Wild Leap brewery and distillery opens in December with two levels at Centennial Yards South, part of a 50-acre redevelopment of the historic Gulch and railyards.

A yet-named 21-stall food hall will serve as the anchor tenant when it opens this year at Underground Atlanta.

A yet-named rooftop diner and cocktail bar from Slater Hospitality (Nine Mile Station, Skyline Park) opens in 2023 at 222 Mitchell.

South Fulton

Gocha’s Tapas Bar, from the owner of Gocha’s Breakfast Bar, will open in the Publix-anchored Sandtown Crossing complex.


Press Start, from Char Korean and Girl Diver owner chef Richard Tang, opens as an old school arcade and bar along Georgia Avenue.

Redacted Basement Drink Parlor, the Summerhill conspiracy theory-themed bar, still plans to open along Georgia Avenue.

Southern National from chef Duane Nutter (formerly of One Flew South) and restaurateur Reggie Washington opens this year on Georgia Avenue.

Sweet Auburn

A new restaurant from Asa Fain, the owner of Downtown restaurant Apache Cafe, opens in a building formerly home to Auburn Avenue Rib Shack and Thelma’s Kitchen and Rib Shack later this year.


Gusto opens its 12th location with a drive-thru on Hugh Howell Road in 2022.

Underwood Hills

Brash Coffee is opening at the Works in a space previously slated for all-day cafe Brash Kitchen serving coffee, espresso, and light bites.

Chattahoochee Food Works sees the first restaurant stalls now open at the 31-stall food hall. The food hall includes a location of popular Cuban sandwich shop Cubanos ATL. Several more stalls are expected to open over the coming year.

Chicheria MX Kitchen opens in 2023 at the Works complex along Chattahoochee Avenue.

Fetch Park opens this year at the Works complex, an 80-acre development that includes food hall Chattahoochee Food Works.

Foundation, a cocktail bar serving charcuterie boards, is opening near Fox Bros Bar-B-Q and Dr. Scofflaw’s Laboratory and Beer Garden at the Works, also home to food hall Chattahoochee Food Works.

Taste Wine Bar and Market, a 48-tap, self-service wine bar offering charcuterie boards, opens at the Works complex this fall.

Your 3rd Spot, a sprawling venue offering food, cocktails, and over 70 game options, opens this fall at the emerging Works complex on Chattahoochee Avenue.

Waffle Experience, a California-based breakfast and brunch restaurant, opens at the Works development along Chattahoochee Avenue in northwest Atlanta.

A yet-named, tapas restaurant backed by the Select and Paces and Vine owner Dave Green is opening at the Works.


Dad’s, a bar and restaurant serving cocktails and comfort food inspired by “cool dads” from the 1960s to the 1990s, is opening in the former Diesel Filling Station space.

West End

Lake and Oak Neighborhood Barbecue, owned by chefs Todd Richards and Josh Lee, opens later this year at the Lee and White complex.

Portrait Coffee, an Atlanta-based roastery, opens this year at the Lottie Watkins Building on Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, one block north of the historic Wrens Nest House Museum.

Yet-named food hall joins restaurants, breweries, offices, and retail shops now open at or planned for the Lee and White complex along the Westside Beltline.

Westside-Howell Mill Road/Brady Avenue

Culinary Dropout, a restaurant offering live music and games, is opening at the Brickworks along Marietta Street.

Flight Club, a dart bar and restaurant based in the UK, opens this year at the emerging Star Metals complex.

Humble Pie, a restaurant serving wood-fired pizzas, pot pies, and a variety of dessert pies from Lazy Betty chefs Ron Hsu and Aaron Phillips, opens later this year at the Interlock.

Kura Revolving Sushi Bar, along Five Guys burgers and Starbucks, opens in 2024 as part of phase two of the Interlock on Howell Mill.

Shake Shack is Opening at Westside Provisions District in the former Yeah Burger space.

Knuckies Hoagies is opening at the Interlock.

Little Sparrow, a neighborhood restaurant serving classic bistro fare, and upstairs bar Bar Blanc, both from Ford Fry, open this fall in the former JCT Kitchen and Bar space at Westside Provisions District.

Patina, a rooftop bar and lounge from the team behind the Painted Duck, opens atop Star Metals in 2023.

Superica is opening next door to seafood restaurant and oyster bar the Optimist on Howell Mill Road.

SMR Tap bar could open this winter at the emerging Star Metals complex on Howell Mill Road.

Sushi Hayakawa is relocating from Buford Highway to the ground floor of Star Metals on Howell Mill Road.


Jekyll Brewing is opening a second location on Main Street in downtown Woodstock.


Slater’s Steakhouse, from Jerry and Krista Slater of the Expat, opens soon in former Butcher and Vine space in the Five Points neighborhood.

Atlanta Location TBD

Amar Bien was to open at the Westside Village complex on Marietta Boulevard. Those plans were scraped while owners Howard and Anita Hsu scout new locations for the restaurant.

Bocado closed March 27 on Howell Mill Road, but owner Brian Lewis could reopen the restaurant. Lewis rebranded Bocado Burger to Bocado in July.

Botanico Kitchen and Bar in Buckhead closed above Savi Provisions on Pharr Road, but plans to relocate the club-like Mexican restaurant and bar are already underway.

Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, a 24-hour automat, will open five Atlanta-area locations.

Dear Friend Bagels, owned by Dale Donchey of Spiller Park Coffee, will open as a bagel shop and delicatessen in Atlanta. Donchey tells Eater he’s eyeing space in downtown Atlanta.

Flip Burger closed on Howell Mill, but owner Joseph Hsiao is currently seeking a new location for the restaurant in Midtown.

Graffiti Breakfast closed at Chattahoochee Food Works in early January and plans to reopen in a new Atlanta location.

Omakase by Yun, owned by chef Jonathan Yun, is relocating from Chirori Japanese restaurant on 14th Street in Midtown to a new, undisclosed location this year.

Zilch Market, a non-alcoholic bottle shop and cocktail bar, is opening in city of Atlanta.

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