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Tap into Southern Traditions at The Best Restaurants & Bars in Downtown Atlanta

Ideally situated in the heart of downtown Atlanta's vibrant culinary scene, Ellis Hotel is steps to the best restaurants and bars in town. Savor southern hospitality and local cuisine including upscale casual eateries serving the best home cooking and local brews around.
Tapping into the city's local vibe, enjoy market-fresh farm-to-fork cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at our Terrace Bistro Restaurant. Located on the lobby level of the Ellis Hotel, we offer tasty breakfast selections and hot cooked-to-order meals. End your day with happy hour and alfresco dining along historic Peachtree Street.
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Best Restaurants & Bars in Downtown Atlanta
Delicious Southern Bistro-Style Entrees and Farm-to-Fork Cuisine in Atlanta

Terrace Bistro & Lounge

This seasonally-driven restaurant and bar offers a casual ambiance specializing in delicious Southern Bistro-Style entrees and farm-to-fork cuisine. Enjoy the southern-eclectic décor with an alfresco area and happy hour selections each night. Head to the lounge area along Peachtree Street which provides the perfect setting for cocktails and after dinner libations in downtown Atlanta.

Traveler's Insights

  • Where are the best places to eat in Atlanta?

    Where are the best places to eat in Atlanta?
    Ellis Hotel offers our own Terrace Bistro featuring Southern and American cuisine just inside our lobby. When it’s time to venture out, try some of the best hot spots in town from burger joints to upscale dining. Walk to Herban Fix, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, and Polaris – all on Peachtree Street. Head over to Atlanta Breakfast Club and Der Biergarten located a few blocks from our hotel.
  • What restaurants are near the Ellis Hotel?

    What restaurants are near the Ellis Hotel?
    There are at least 20 restaurants in walking distance of Ellis Hotel. Walk to Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, Atlanta Braves All Star Grille, Pittypat’s Porch Restaurant, Herban Fix, White Oak Kitchen & Cocktails, and Polaris for some of the best food in town, outside of Terrace Bistro, of course.
  • Where can I find the best food trucks in Atlanta?

    Where can I find the best food trucks in Atlanta?
    Find the best cuisine on-the-go in Atlanta and sample the southern flavors at nearby food trucks. The Atlanta Food Truck Park offers some of the best food trucks in town including Sweet Auburn Barbecue, Gezzo’s, Mix’d Up, Tex’s Tacos, and Nana G’s Chicken and Waffles, just to name a few.
  • What kind of food is Atlanta famous for?

    What kind of food is Atlanta famous for?
    Due to its southern roots and location, Atlanta is home of good old-fashioned home cooking, barbecue, and comfort foods. Some of the most popular dishes in Atlanta are Fried Chicken, Barbecue Ribs, Pulled Pork, Chicken and Waffles, Mac and Cheese, Burgers, and Sweet Tea.
  • Does the hotel offer dining onsite?

    Does the hotel offer dining onsite?
    Yes, located inside our lobby is Terrace Bistro offering seasonally-driven farm-to-fork cuisine in a casual setting. Terrace specializes in delicious Southern Bistro-Style entrees with an alfresco dining area and happy hour selections each night. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, order tasty menu selections from the menu or try our signature breakfast buffets and room service.
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