Atlanta Travel Guide

Get a look at all the restaurants and bars Anthony Bourdain visited on his layover in Atlanta.


Activities
Clermont Lounge
Tony visits The Clermont Lounge, an Atlanta institution, and has a drink with a legendary stripper, Blondie.
  • 789 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30306 US

Clermont Lounge

Tony visits The Clermont Lounge, an Atlanta institution, and has a drink with a legendary stripper, Blondie.
789 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-874-4783
Tom Lowe Trap & Skeet Range
Tony and chef Ryan Smith venture to the Tom Lowe Trap and Skeet Range to test their aim and shoot some skeet.
  • 3070 Merk Rd. SW
  • Atlanta, GA 30349 US

Tom Lowe Trap & Skeet Range

Tony and chef Ryan Smith venture to the Tom Lowe Trap and Skeet Range to test their aim and shoot some skeet.
3070 Merk Rd. SW Atlanta, GA, US
Buford Highway Farmers Market
Chef Richard Blais takes Tony to one of his favorite markets, the Buford Highway Farmers Market, which features ingredients and products from around the world.

Buford Highway Farmers Market

Chef Richard Blais takes Tony to one of his favorite markets, the Buford Highway Farmers Market, which features ingredients and products from around the world.
Doraville, GA, US
Star Provisions
In addition to fine wines, seasonal gifts and cookware, Star Provisions is home to a gourmet deli, butcher shop and cheese store.
  • 1198 Howell Mill Road Northwest
  • Atlanta, GA 30318 US

Star Provisions

In addition to fine wines, seasonal gifts and cookware, Star Provisions is home to a gourmet deli, butcher shop and cheese store.
1198 Howell Mill Road Northwest Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-365-0410
Wish
Wish is one of Atlanta’s hottest boutique stores. The shop has a Sneaker Basement, stocked with a wide assortment of sneakers from top designers around the world.
  • 447 Moreland Ave.
  • Atlanta, GA 30307 US

Wish

Wish is one of Atlanta’s hottest boutique stores. The shop has a Sneaker Basement, stocked with a wide assortment of sneakers from top designers around the world.
447 Moreland Ave. Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-880-0402

Restaurants & Bars
Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
Tony stops for lunch at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack.
  • 1811 Piedmont Avenue Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30324 US

Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

Tony stops for lunch at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack.
1811 Piedmont Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Miller Union
Tony and Alton dine at chef Steven Satterfield’s Miller Union.
  • 999 Brady Ave NW
  • Atlanta, GA 30318 US

Miller Union

Tony and Alton dine at chef Steven Satterfield’s Miller Union.
999 Brady Ave NW Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 678-733-8550
Octopus Bar
Tony meets up with chefs Sean Brock and Ryan Smith for drinks at Octopus Bar.

Octopus Bar

Tony meets up with chefs Sean Brock and Ryan Smith for drinks at Octopus Bar.
Atlanta, GA, US
Victory Sandwich Bar
Victory Sandwich Bar has great sandwiches and snacks, but a must-try is their Jack-and-Coke slushie.
  • 340 Church St.
  • Decatur, GA 30030 US

Victory Sandwich Bar

Victory Sandwich Bar has great sandwiches and snacks, but a must-try is their Jack-and-Coke slushie.
340 Church St. Decatur, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-377-9300
The Porter Beer Bar
In the district of Little Five Points, the Porter Beer Bar has more than 340 types of beer and a delicious bar food selection.
  • 1156 Euclid Avenue Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30307 US

The Porter Beer Bar

In the district of Little Five Points, the Porter Beer Bar has more than 340 types of beer and a delicious bar food selection.
1156 Euclid Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-223-0393
HD-1*
Chef Richard Blais has mastered the art of the hot dog at HD-1. *Closed August 2013, reopened as Flip Burger

HD-1*

Chef Richard Blais has mastered the art of the hot dog at HD-1. *Closed August 2013, reopened as Flip Burger
Atlanta, GA, US
Home Grown
Known for its amazing Southern breakfasts, Home Grown is a popular diner for those who love grease.
  • 968 Memorial Drive Southeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30316 US

Home Grown

Known for its amazing Southern breakfasts, Home Grown is a popular diner for those who love grease.
968 Memorial Drive Southeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-222-0455
Arepa Mia
Located in the Sweet Auburn Market, Arepa Mia provides Atlanta with mouthwatering Venezuelan delights.
  • 209 Edgewood Ave. SE
  • Atlanta, GA 30303 US

Arepa Mia

Located in the Sweet Auburn Market, Arepa Mia provides Atlanta with mouthwatering Venezuelan delights.
209 Edgewood Ave. SE Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-880-8575
Empire State South
Chef Ryan Smith’s Empire State South brings a modern twist to beloved Southern cuisine.
  • 999 Peachtee St.
  • Atlanta, GA 30309 US

Empire State South

Chef Ryan Smith’s Empire State South brings a modern twist to beloved Southern cuisine.
999 Peachtee St. Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-541-1105
Colonnade
With over 80 years of business, the Colonnade has mastered Southern cooking.
  • 879 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE
  • Atlanta, GA 30324 US

Colonnade

With over 80 years of business, the Colonnade has mastered Southern cooking.
879 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-874-5642
Big Apple Inn
Big Apple Inn has delicious tamales, ice cream and amazing sandwiches. One of the most popular signature dishes is the pig ear sandwich.
  • 1542 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard
  • Atlanta, GA 30310 US

Big Apple Inn

Big Apple Inn has delicious tamales, ice cream and amazing sandwiches. One of the most popular signature dishes is the pig ear sandwich.
1542 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-254-1678
Curly’s Fried Chicken
Some of the best fried chicken in Atlanta is found at Curly’s.
  • Atlanta, GA US

Curly’s Fried Chicken

Some of the best fried chicken in Atlanta is found at Curly’s.
Atlanta, GA, US
El Taco Veloz
Tony tried a tongue taco at El Taco Veloz, an authentic Mexican restaurant on the Buford Highway.
  • 5084 Buford Hwy NE
  • Doraville, GA US

El Taco Veloz

Tony tried a tongue taco at El Taco Veloz, an authentic Mexican restaurant on the Buford Highway.
5084 Buford Hwy NE Doraville, GA, US
Phone: +1 770-825-0930
Crawfish Shack Seafood
Crawfish Shack Seafood has awesome Cajun-style seafood … be sure to try the Shack-tastic Platter.
  • 4337 Buford Hwy #170
  • Atlanta, GA 30341 US

Crawfish Shack Seafood

Crawfish Shack Seafood has awesome Cajun-style seafood … be sure to try the Shack-tastic Platter.
4337 Buford Hwy #170 Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-329-1610
Northern China Eatery
Northern China Eatery is yet another must-eat spot on the Buford Highway.
  • 5141 Buford Hwy
  • Ste C
  • Doraville, GA 30340 US

Northern China Eatery

Northern China Eatery is yet another must-eat spot on the Buford Highway.
5141 Buford Hwy Doraville, GA, US
Phone: +1 770-458-2282
Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop
Tony has a strong cup of coffee and a croissant at Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop.

Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop

Tony has a strong cup of coffee and a croissant at Octane Coffee & Little Tart Bakeshop.
Various Locations Atlanta, GA, US
Holeman & Finch
Chef Sean Brock takes Tony to Holeman & Finch, where they try their famous, but limited supply of burgers.
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Photo by Holeman & Finch Public House
  • 2277 Peachtree Rd Northeast
  • Atlanta, GA 30309 US

Holeman & Finch

Chef Sean Brock takes Tony to Holeman & Finch, where they try their famous, but limited supply of burgers.
2277 Peachtree Rd Northeast Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-948-1175

Transportation
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
One of the largest and busiest airports in the US, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is a bustling center of transit with direct access to the city’s downtown area.
Photo by Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • 6000 N Terminal Pkwy
  • Atlanta, GA 30320 US

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

One of the largest and busiest airports in the US, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International is a bustling center of transit with direct access to the city’s downtown area.
6000 N Terminal Pkwy Atlanta, GA, US
Phone: +1 404-530-7300
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