10. Gunshow

50 best restaurants in Atlanta
At Gunshow, a roster of chefs compete for diners’ attention, rolling their creations by on carts.

Photograph by Greg Dupree

Kevin Gillespie’s Gunshow, which opened in 2013, remains our gutsiest restaurant. The dining room is short on luxury—stark spotlights, metal tables, loud rock music—but the format is game-changing, revolving around the weekly whims of seven to eight chefs who cook and then deliver their plates directly to diners. Expect bold and playful food, such as grilled octopus with fermented tofu, charred broccoli, and seaweed salad, or pig’s head roulade with braised turnips, pickled cherries, and pork rind gremolata.

924 Garrett Street, 404-380-1886, gunshowatl.com

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