, Georgia, may be known by many as "The Big Peach," the city is known to locals for its unusual dining opportunities and wealth of delicious cuisines. For visitors who are looking to have a uniquely exciting time, there are several fun Atlanta restaurants that boast tasty food, engaging atmospheres and exceptional service.
Trattoria Il Localino
Trattoria Il Localino is a small Italian restaurant disguised as a quiet, romantic establishment. While the restaurant does indeed offer a cozy atmosphere that is easily enjoyed by couples, Trattoria Il Localino is also home to a lively disco each evening--a trait that no other Italian restaurant in Atlanta can boast of. The disco lights and music come alive late in the evening, inviting customers onto the dance floor for a memorable night. The menu includes fried calamari, pork tenderloin, chicken parmigiana and a juicy New York strip. Reservations are recommended and can be made through the restaurant's website.
Trattoria Il Localino
467 N. Highland Ave. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30307
Loca Luna is an Atlanta restaurant and bar with a fun, party-like atmosphere. In addition to more than 50 specialty drinks, Loca Luna is a full tapas bar that specializes in hot and cold tapas including nachos, salads and steamed mussels. Loca Luna offers customers the intrigue of free salsa lessons, live Latin music and a weekend hip-hop dance party. Tuesdays are all-you-can-eat night at Loca Luna, in which patrons can eat unlimited amounts of tapas for a mere $15 per person (as of 2010). There is no cover charge or admission price to Loca Luna, and reservations are not required.
550-C Amsterdam Ave. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30306
Taverna Plaka is a fun restaurant in Atlanta that is popular with both locals and visitors alike. It is the premier location for family and friends to gather to laugh, dance and have a good time. There is always a party at Taverna Plaka, with a covered patio, bright lights and upbeat music setting the tone. The restaurant offers belly dancing each evening throughout the week and poker nights on Thursdays. Friday night is salsa night; the free lessons last from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. Restaurant-goers can round out the weekend on the Taverna Plaka dance floor to the sounds of the International DJ. Private dining is available, and Taverna Plaka is available for catering.
2196 Cheshire Bridge Rd. Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30324
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