Slutty Vegan Chef and Owner Pinky Cole in Westview. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.

Here are more than 80 women-owned metro Atlanta restaurants and food businesses

International Women’s Day on Mar. 8 celebrates women and the work they do every day. This year’s #BeBoldForChange campaign focuses on promoting educational opportunities and professional advancement for women around the world.  

Here, we list some of the women-owned restaurants, culinary and beverage businesses throughout metro Atlanta, in honor of International Women's Day.


The Albert. 918 Austin Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-872-4990,

Anna's BBQ. 1976 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE, Atlanta. 404-963-6976,

Arepa Mia. Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave. SE. Atlanta, 404-880-8575 and 10 N. Clarendon Ave., Avondale Estates, 404-600-3509.

Babette’s Cafe. 573 Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-523-9121,

Bacchanalia and Star Provisions. 1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-365-0410,

Bellina Alimentari. Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta. 404-330-9933,

Busy Bee Cafe. 810 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta. 404-525-9212,

Buttermilk Kitchen. 4225 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta. 678-732-3274,

Cafe Sunflower. 2140 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta, 404-352-8859 and 5975 Roswell Road, Atlanta. 404-256-1675.

Callie's Hot Little Biscuit. 1004 Virginia Ave. NE Atlanta. 404-330-8285,

The Canteen. 75 5th St., Atlanta.

Chai Yo. 3050 Peachtree Road NW, Atlanta. 404-464-7980,

Chef Linda Harrell of Cibo e Beve. Photo credit- Mia Yakel.
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Cibo e Beve. 4969 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs. 404-250-8988,

Debbie's Delights. 4495 Jonesboro Road, Forest Park. 314-330-2672,

Delia's Chicken Stand. 489 Moreland Ave. SE, Atlanta, 404-474-9651 and 881 Marietta St NW, Atlanta. 404-254-0408.

Drafts & Dogs. Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave.

Duck's Kitchen. 111 New St. Decatur.404-371-8823,

Eight Sushi Lounge. 930 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta. 404-796-8888,

Emerald City Bagels. 1257 Glenwood Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-343-3758,

Floataway Cafe. 1123 Zonolite Road NE #15, Atlanta. 404-892-1414,

Fred’s Meat and Breads. 99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta.

The General Muir. 1540 Avenue Pl, Atlanta. 678-927-9131,

Herban Fix. 565 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-815-8787, 

Il Localino. 467 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-222-0650,

The James Room. 661 Auburn Ave., Atlanta.

KarmaFarm. 54 Pharr Road NW, Atlanta. 404-812-0477, 

Le Petit Marche. 1984 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE, Atlanta. 404-371-9888,

Little Star. 1196 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-365-0410,

LottaFrutta. 590 Auburn Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-588-0857,

MSR My Sister's Room. 84 12th St. NE, Atlanta. 678-705-4585,

Nakato Japanese Restaurant. 1776 Cheshire Bridge Road NE, Atlanta. 404-873-6582.

Nan Thai. 1350 Spring St. NW, Atlanta. 404-870-9933,

Old Lady Gang. Locations in Castleberry Hill, Camp Creek and State Farm Arena.

The Slutty Vegan. 1542 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta. 

Souper Jenny. Locations in Buckhead, Brookhaven and Roswell.

Tassili’s Raw Reality. 1059 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd., Atlanta. 404-343-6126, 

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft. 1745 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 678-539-6181,

Twisted Soul chef/owner Deborah VanTrece prepares Sweet Tea Ribs, Southern Mediterranean Salad and Moonshine Flight. (Mia Yakel)

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours. 1133 Huff Road NW, Atlanta. 404-350-5500,

Urban Foodie Feed Store. 3841 Main St., College Park. 404-209-7979,

W.H. Stiles Fish Camp. 675 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-235-3929,

Wahoo! Grill. 1042 W. College Ave. Decatur. 404-373-3331,

we suki suki A Global Collective479-b Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-430-7613.

West Egg. 1100 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-872-3973,

Woo Nam Jeong Stone Bowl House. 5953 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta. 678-530-0844,

Yalla. 99 Krog St., Atlanta.

Ziba's Restaurant and Wine Bar. 560 Boulevard SE, Atlanta. 404-622-4440.

Bakeries and desserts

Ashley Sue’s Baked Goods. To find products around town or order, call 706-476-3808 or visit

Bourbon Street Ice. 1635 Old 41 Hwy., Kennesaw. 770-693-5947,

Cake Hag. 80 Glenwood Ave SE e, Atlanta. 678-760-6300,

Cakes by Darcy. 625 W. Crossville Road #130, Roswell. 770-993-2253,

Cheesecaked. 720 Morosgo Drive, Atlanta. 404-262-3333,

Endulge Cupcake Boutique. 749 Moreland Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-996-6995,

Gluten Free Cuties. 1066 Alpharetta St. Roswell. 770-518-7858,

Highland Bakery. Multiple locations.

Kupcakerie. 2781 Main St., East Point. 404-975-3751,

Sarah O'Brien of Little Tart / Photo courtesy of StarChefs
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Little Tart Bakeshop. Three locations in

Mae's Bakery. 2770 Lenox Road NE, Atlanta. 404-565-0938,

My Fair Sweets. 231 Mitchell St. SW, Atlanta. 404-228-3681,

Smallcakes Cupcakery (Druid Hills location). 2566 Briarcliff Road NE #103, Atlanta. 404-621-9634,

TGM Bread. 1540 Avenue Pl, Atlanta. 404-941-9751,


Chattahoochee Coffee Company. 790 Huff Road NW, Atlanta, 470-225-6981 and 6640 Akers Mill Road SE, Atlanta. 770-955-0788.

Good Karma Coffee House. 31 N. Avondale Plaza, Avondale Estates. 404-499-0999,

Grant Park Coffeehouse. 753 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-856-0433,

Hodgepodge Coffee. 720 Moreland Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-622-8525,

Just Add Honey is a family business for the Sheltons, including (from left) Jermail, William, Janiyah, Brandi and Carter. CONTRIBUTED BY JANIYAH SHELTON
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Just Add Honey. Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave.,  Atlanta, 404-314-6261 and 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave., Atlanta, 404-850-6510.

My Coffee Shop. 2462 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta. 404-377-2227,

Press & Grind. 992 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 470-447-5651.

Tipple and Rose Tea Parlor. 806 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-705-7995,


Cacao Atlanta Chocolate. The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Road NW A150, Atlanta, 404-228-4023 and 

1046 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, 404-892-8202.

JARDI Chocolates. 3400 W. Hospital Ave., Chamblee. 470-240-8353,

Xocolatl Small Batch Chocolate. 99 Krog St., Atlanta. 404-604-9642,


Party Execs (weddings, catering). Event inquiries: 404-963-5924,

Urban Vines Wine Co. (wine-making, catering, in-home chef, classes). 404-919-6494,

Sugar Spun Fun (catering and wholesale sweets). To order: 404-565-1385,

Chef India and Co. (full-service events, pop-ups, menu design). Event inquiries: 678-310-9281,

Meredith’s Tidbits & Treats, To order: 404-354-0287,


Bennett's Market

568 Boulevard SE, Atlanta. 404-849-8467,


Beer Girl, Growlers & Bottleshop. 587 N. Central Ave., Hapeville. 404-425-9657,

Perrine’s Wine Shop. 1168 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta. 404-254-5077,

18.21 Bitters. Ponce City Market, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta. 404-852-7023,

Melanie Wade holds a bottle of Golda Kombucha / Contributed by Golda Kombucha
Photo: Yvonne Zusel/Atlanta Restaurant Scene

Cultured South and Golda Kombucha. 1038 White St. SW, Atlanta. 404-549-8314,

Treehouse Milk (dairy free nut milk). 678-661-1719,

UrbanTree Cidery. 1465 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta. 404-855-5546,

Products and Services

Banner Butter (small batch, local butter). To find products around town or order, call or visit 404-500-6738,

Beautiful Briny Sea (handmade salts and sugars). To find products around town or order, visit

Casseroles (takeout/catering)

1393 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-228-3260,

Judith Winfrey has been president of Atlanta-based meal kit company PeachDish for four and a half years. CONTRIBUTED BY LIZZY JOHNSON FOR PEACHDISH
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Garnish and Gather (organic meal kit delivery). 1123 Zonolite Road NE #11, Atlanta. 678-701-8030,

PeachDish (farm fresh meal kit delivery). 3528 Browns Mill Road SE, Atlanta. 404) 939-1860,

Phickles Pickles (small batch pickles). To find products around town or order, visit 706-338-6957,

Big Daddy Biscuits (organic, handmade treats for the fur babies). To find products around town or order, visit 404-692-2331,

Taj Ma-Hound Bakery for Dogs (all natural treats). 707D East Lake Dr., Decatur. 404-377-9220,

Pop-up dinners/events

Bread Is Good.

Chicomecoatl (modern Mexican food).

Chow Club Atlanta.

Kamayan ATL Filipino Pop Up Restaurant.


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