I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for a deal. One of my favorite perks for restaurants is when you can BYOB- for free. Wine lists and cocktails are great for higher-end dinner experiences, but for a casual meal, it’s nice to bring your own. We’ve found four spots that let you do just that, no corkage fee required!
This hidden spot in Decatur reminds you of a stylish friend’s kitchen. The 16-seater restaurant features a revolving menu that, while minimal, always aims to surprise. Their “Dive Fries” are similar to poutine and welcome the accompaniment of a six-pack.
With the look of a roadside stand, Heirloom is easier as a grab-n-go or quick dining spot. If you can snag a seat outside, pick up something from the convenience store next door. Try the spicy Korean pork or the Cowboy Sandwich and douse it in Korean barbecue sauce for melt-in-your-mouth tenderness. Spice calls for lighter, sweeter wines or beers, just in time for summer.
Panahar touts themselves as one of Atlanta’s only Bangladeshi restaurants and anyone will tell you, this is the real deal. Opt for the korma or tikka masala. You pick your own meat (such as chicken, shrimp, goat, or vegetarian paneer cheese) to top long-grain Basmati rice. You can bring whatever you want: whether a bottle of wine or a handle of vodka for cocktails.
The BYOB only applies to Antico restaurants in West Midtown, not the Avalon location. Nothing better than sharing a Napolitana-style pizza such as the Capricciosa with mushrooms, artichokes and prosciutto, washed down with a bottle of Italian red wine. In warmer weather, the picnic tables in “Little Italia” pose as a great spot to spend the afternoon having an impromptu picnic.
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