Short stack buckwheat pancakes at Radial in Candler Park. / AJC file photo
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

A look at 2018 metro Atlanta restaurant closures 

Plenty of restaurants opened in metro Atlanta in 2018 -- but lots closed their doors, too (and some did both within the year).

Here, a look at many of the restaurants and bars we lost over the past 12 months.

Pan-fried pork dumplings are served with a sesame sauce.

Intown Atlanta

Across the Street, Old Fourth Ward

AMER, Inman Park

Bagel Palace, Toco Hill

Bar Americano, Buckhead

Bar Crema, Buckhead

Better Half, Home Park

Blue Coast Burritos, Berkeley Park

BurgerFi, Midtown

Cactus House, Midtown

Cast Iron, Old Fourth Ward

Copper Cove Indian Bistro, Buckhead

Cowtippers, Ansley Park

Flip Flops, Midtown

Goin’ Coastal, Virginia-Highland

Hand In Hand, Virginia-Highland

Houston’s, Buckhead

Legal Sea Foods, downtown Atlanta

Miso Izakaya, Old Fourth Ward

Nyamminz + Jamminz, Little Five Points

One Rooster, West Midtown

One Midtown Kitchen, Midtown

Piccadilly Cafeteria, Berkeley Park

Radial Cafe, Candler Park

Smokebelly BBQ, Buckhead (replaced by Chido & Padre’s)

Sprinkles, Lenox Square

TAP Gastropub, Midtown

Tomatillos, East Atlanta

Verde Taqueria, Chastain Park

World of Beer, Midtown

Cakes & Ale's Peperonata & Polenta features fried egg, frisee and bottarga.
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

DeKalb County

Cakes & Ale, Decatur

Chef Liu, Doraville

Colossus Pizza, Stone Mountain

Cookin’ Up a Storm, Decatur

DaVinci’s Pizza, Decatur

Double Dragon, Oakhurst (replaced by Son of a Bear)

Jefe’s Tacos & Tequila, Brookhaven

The Pub, Perimeter Mall

Our Way Cafe, Avondale Estates

Royal Myanmar Cuisine, Clarkston

Smoke + Duck Sauce, Decatur (replaced by Tabi Sushi)

Thumbs Up Diner, Decatur

Union Hill Kitchen, Chamblee

Yong He Zhi Jia, Chamblee

Photo: Rachel Taylor/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

North Fulton

Butter & Cream, Roswell

Cafe Posh, Sandy Springs

CT Cocina & Taqueria, Sandy Springs

Cheeky, Sandy Springs

The Counter, Roswell

Crafthall Kitchen, Sandy Springs

Dantanna’s, Sandy Springs

Meating Street, Roswell

Mittie’s Cafe, Alpharetta

Rize Artisan Pizza, Sandy Springs

Shami Kitchen, Sandy Springs

Stockyard Burger & Bones, Sandy Springs

Tin Can Fish House & Oyster Bar, Sandy Springs

Achie's Poached Salmon, Spatch-Cocked Chicken, Wagyu Burger, and Lime Chess Pie with a trio of cocktails. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.
Photo: Bob Townsend/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Cobb County

Achie’s, The Omni at The Battery

Cafe 33, Marietta

The Cook’s Warehouse, East Cobb

Muss & Turner’s, East Cobb

OTP Tap and Grill, Roswell

Sage Woodfire Grill, Windy Hill

Todd English Tavern, The Battery

Zeal Kitchen and Bar, Marietta

The Pig & The Pint / Photo provided by The Pig & The Pint
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

South Atlanta/South Fulton

Atlanta Barbecue Company, College Park

Bankhead Seafood, South Atlanta

The Pig & The Pint, College Park

Radial Cafe, College Park

S&S Cafeteria, South Atlanta


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