These are (nearly) all the metro Atlanta restaurants that closed in 2017

The restaurant industry is fickle -- for every eatery that announces its opening , you hear of a longtime spot closing its doors.

Here, we remember (nearly all) the metro Atlanta restaurants that closed in 2017:

Gangsta fries at Bellwoods Social House

Intown Atlanta

521 Kitchen & Que in Buckhead

Baked in Old Fourth Ward

Bellwoods Social House in West Midtown

Benzino's Crab Trap in Midtown

BrickTop's in Buckhead

Brio Tuscan Grill in Buckhead (a location in Dunwoody also closed)

Cameli's Pizza in Midtown (a Little Five Points location remains open)

Copeland's Cheesecake Bistro in Atlantic Station

Corso Coffee in Shops Buckhead Atlanta

Craft Izakaya in Krog Street Market (reopened as Makimono)

Dolce Italian in Shops Buckhead Atlanta

Fire of Brazil in downtown Atlanta

FLIP Burger in Buckhead

Front Page News in Midtown (a Little Five Points location remains open)

Gekko Sushi in Old Fourth Ward

Gordon Biersch in Midtown

Grain in Midtown

Illegal Food in Virginia-Highland

J&J Bourbon Bar in Virginia-Highland

Jalapeno Charlie's in downtown Atlanta

Kiri in Midtown

The Luminary at Krog Street Market

NEXTO in Old Fourth Ward

Preserving Place in West Midtown

Raja Indian Restaurant in Buckhead

Rize Artisan Pizza in Poncey-Highland (a Sandy Springs locations remains open)

Rosa Mexicano in Atlantic Station

Slice Piedmont in downtown Atlanta

Spice To Table in Old Fourth Ward

Vine & Tap in Buckhead

World Famous Chicken & Waffles (previously Gladys Knight Chicken and Waffles) in Midtown


Common Quarter's "Millionaire Breakfast"

Cobb County

Barker's Red Hots in Marietta

Buckhead Pizza Co. in Cobb Galleria

Common Quarter in Marietta (reopened as a second Muss & Turner's)

Niecy's Cafe in Marietta

Rib Ranch in Marietta


Nuong Dac Biet at Chateau Saigon / AJC file photo

DeKalb County

Broadway Cafe in Toco Hills

Cafe Bello in Chamblee

Chateau Saigon on Buford Highway

Communion in Decatur

Cook's Warehouse/Sherlock's Wine Merchant in Decatur

Copper Coin in Brookhaven (a Woodstock location remains open)

d'Vine Wine Bar in Dunwoody

El Torero in North Druid Hills

Figo Pasta in Decatur (locations in West Midtown, Buckhead, Vinings and Edgewood remain open)

Fiorello's Italian Bistro in Brookhaven

Havana Sandwich Shop In Chamblee (the Brookhaven location remains open)

Himalayas Indian Restaurant in Chamblee

Lucky's Burger & Brew in Emory Village (locations in Roswell and Brookhaven remain open)

M572 in Tucker

Marcello's at Emory Point

Mason Tavern in Decatur

Pallookaville in Avondale Estates

PizzaFire in Brookhaven

Riverside Pizza in Tucker

Slice & Pint in Emory Village

Truman Tavern in Decatur


Steak at MAYA Steakhouse / Contributed by Maya Steaks and Seafood

North Fulton County

Aqua Blue in Roswell

Greenwood's on Greenwood and Swallow at the Hollow in Roswell

Maya Steaks & Seafood in Sandy Springs

Metro Diner in Roswell

Public House in Roswell

Ray's Rio Bravo in Sandy Springs


Joe's Crab Shack / AJC file photo

Gwinnett County

Cheeky in Norcross

Joe's Crab Shack in Duluth


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