Rotisserie chicken may seem like a passé concept, but Shaun Doty learned the art of quality execution for quick meals with his Yeah! Burger restaurants.
Led by Suzanne Vizethann, a caterer and personal chef who won an episode of Food Network’s Chopped, this converted house filled with old-timey knickknacks is pure charm.
Jennifer Levison’s second venture forgoes her signature soup for create-your-own fruit salads and steel-cut oatmeal for breakfast, and quiches, frittatas, daily changing salads, and overstuffed sandwiches for lunch.
We’ll concede that the charm of this bistro, tucked into a historic mill village storefront, seasons the dining experience, but the cafe hasn’t earned locals’ loyalty on charisma alone.
Famed chef Hugh Acheson directs a talented crew who create a playground of ideas and an expansive vision of Southern food. Don’t miss the coffee counter, baked goods, and wine list.
Heirloom houses a takeaway market and does a brisk breakfast and lunch trade. Evenings and weekends the pace is slower, with a small but inventive dinner menu and standout brunch focused on local foods.
The ever-popular neighborhood cafe now has a third location in Buckhead, making it harder to resist breakfast and lunchtime favorites. The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back.
The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back. Sunday brunchers can’t seem to get enough of the sweet potato pancakes, shrimp and grits, and Crabcakes Benedict.
It’s hard to beat breakfast or lunch at this popular neighborhood cafe, converted from a historic redbrick bakeshop. The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back.
Steven Horwitz and Shira Levetan keep the neighborhood awake with strong coffee, fluffy biscuits, stacked pancakes, and fried matzo. We’ll brave long waits for the weekend-only gingerbread waffles with lemon curd.
A favorite with students and townies alike, Mama’s Boy was named “best breakfast” five years in a row by readers of alt-weekly Flagpole. The kitchen dishes up standbys like corned-beef studded hash and fried-chicken stuffed biscuits.
This funky-cool diner across from Oakland Cemetery sports a creative patio and sometimes-daunting crowds for breakfast and brunch on the weekends.
Freshly squeezed juices, gourmet bacon, goat cheese scrambles, and sweet potato pancakes start the day on an upbeat note for the university crowd.
Selling homemade soups, nifty sandwiches, breakfast burritos, and scrambles, the restaurant blesses the Grant Park neighborhood with wonderfully simple food.
The original owners sold the Flying Biscuit brand, and though the quality isn’t what some longtime customers may remember, folks still clamor for weekend brunch.
Choose any mealtime, day or night, and this airy restaurant near Emory—labeled a “Jewish deli” for shorthand but encompassing so much more—will impress.