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The 14 Best American Restaurants In Atlanta

Updated: October 10, 2022

Looking for Atlanta’s best buffalo wings or spiciest chili? These are the American spots doing it best. We analyzed millions of reviews from the top local sites to compile This list of top American restaurants. If glasses of bloody mary and plates of crawfish sound like a good time head to these fantastic options in Atlanta.

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South City Kitchen Midtown

American, $$, MidtownAmerican, $$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

American, $$, Candler ParkAmerican, $$Atlanta, Candler Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Miller Union

American, $$$, Home ParkAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Home Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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The Busy Bee Cafe

American, $$, Atlanta University CenterAmerican, $$Atlanta, Atlanta University Center
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0
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Canoe

American, $$$, AtlantaAmerican, $$$Atlanta
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Wisteria

American, $$$, Inman ParkAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Inman Park
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours

American, $$, BlandtownAmerican, $$Atlanta, Blandtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Empire State South

American, $$$, MidtownAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Hattie B's Hot Chicken - Atlanta

American, $$, Candler ParkAmerican, $$Atlanta, Candler Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Bacchanalia

American, $$$$, BlandtownAmerican, $$$$Atlanta, Blandtown
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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South City Kitchen Buckhead

American, $$$, North BuckheadAmerican, $$$Atlanta, North Buckhead
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
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Fat Matt's Rib Shack

American, $$, Morningside - Lenox ParkAmerican, $$Atlanta, Morningside - Lenox Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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The Optimist

American, $$$, Home ParkAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Home Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Gunshow

American, $$$, Ormewood ParkAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Ormewood Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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How did these spots get chosen?

Figuring out the best American restaurants can take awhile. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15738 restaurants in Atlanta, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 863 lists and articles from experts at Eater and more. All with some boam magic. For example, we considered Eater - 19 Comforting Southern Restaurants Around Atlanta and Eater - These Are the Southern ‘Meat and Three’ Restaurants to Try in Atlanta as we sourced this ultimate list. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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