unspecifiedIf you’re looking to try some of Downtown’s latest – or classic – restaurants, July is the perfect time. And if you’re in the mood for something out of town, the state is also showcasing some of its dining establishments this month, too.

Downtown Restaurant Week

The annual Atlanta Downtown Restaurant Week returns July 23-31 with a chance to sample eateries with gourmet prix-fixe menus.

Presented by Central Atlanta Progress, this year’s event features more than 35 new and favorite restaurants in the heart of the city including Alma Cocina, BLT Steak, Braves All Star Grill, Café 458, Cuts Steakhouse, Der Biergarten, Fire of Brazil, Game X, Glenn’s Kitchen, Hard Rock Café, Jalapeno Charlie’s, J. P. Atlanta, Legal Sea Foods, Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, Max’s Coal Oven Pizzeria, McCormick & Schmick’s, Morton’s the Steakhouse – Downtown Atlanta, No Mas! Hacienda & Cantina, Polaris, Prime Meridian,  Ray’s in the City Seafood Restaurant, Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, STATS, Sway, Ted’s Montana Grill, Terrace Bistro at the Ellis Hotel, Thrive, Trader Vic’s, Truva, Twenty-Two Storys, Twin Smokers BBQ and White Oak Kitchen and Cocktails.

Prix-fixe menus will range from $15, $25 or $35 for brunch, lunch and dinner options. Prices are per person and exclude alcohol, tax and gratuity.

“Downtown Restaurant Week gives Atlantans and visitors the unique opportunity to explore Downtown’s walkable streets, exciting events and world-class attractions, all while enjoying culinary creations from some the city’s most talented chefs,” said Wilma Sothern, Central Atlanta Progress’ vice president of marketing.

To view the most up-to-date list of participating restaurants, menus and event information, visit atlantadowntown.com/fun/restaurant-week. 

Georgia Restaurant Week

If you want to expand your dining options, check out Georgia Restaurant Week, which features eateries from around the state July 18-24.

Some of the local participants include 4th & Swift, Dantanna’s, Davio’s, Der Biergarten, Einstein’s, Il Localino, Joe’s on Juniper, Kevin Rathbun Steak, Murphy’s, Nikolai’s Roof, One.midtown kitchen, Parish, Parker’s on Ponce, Paschal’s, Serpas, The Spence, Wisteria and many more.

Check out the full list at garestaurants.org.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.