Best Tuesday dining deals in Atlanta

Credit: Courtesy of Barry Cantrell

Looking to skip cooking dinner at home on Tuesdays? These metro Atlanta restaurants have dining deals so your night out won't break the bank.

Sweet Auburn Barbecue (656 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306) – Kids eat free with the purchase of an entrée. With its Taco Tuesday promotion, the restaurant serves Auburn tacos, pulled pork tacos topped with pear slaw, for $2 each.

Osteria 832 (832 N. Highland Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306) – Enjoy half-price appetizers from the featured menu from 5-7 p.m. and half-price bottles of wine originally sold at $40 or less.

Coldbrews Oyster Bar & Grill (880 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell GA 30076) – Kids eat for only $3.

The Cockentrice (99 Krog St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307) – Each Tuesday is Tasting Tuesday. Order the five-course chef's tasting menu, available for $35 per person.

Wahoo Grill (1042 W. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030) – Get half-price bottles of wine through the evening and 2-for-1 appetizers from 5-7 p.m.

Tabla (77 12th St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309) – Enjoy half-price bottles of wine.

Varuni Napoli (1540 Monroe Drive NE, Atlanta, GA 30324) – Meet your friends at Varuni Napoli from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays to take advantage of specials on select bar menu items and cocktails.

Bone Lick BBQ (1133 Huff Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30318) – Starting at 5 p.m., guests can order $2 sliders, boiled peanuts, Tecate beer and select shots.

Genki Noodles and Sushi (1040 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306; 5590 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30342; 3186 Roswell Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30305) – Head to one of Genki's three locations to take advantage of its Tokyo Tuesday offerings, including $1 sushi nigiri, $3 rolls, $3 Genki draft, $3.50 sake bomb and $5 cold sake.

Osteria Mattone (1095 Canton St., Roswell, GA 30075) – Take advantage of the Italian eatery's customizable pizza bar, with a selection of sauces as well as classic and unique toppings.

Red Pepper Taqueria (2149 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta GA 30329) – Kids eat for just $3.

Smokebelly BBQ (128 E. Andrews Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30305) – The Buckhead eatery offers half-price tapas starting at 4 p.m.

The Big Ketch (3279 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305 and 1105 Canton St. Roswell, GA 30075) – Buy any bottle of wine at either of The Big Ketch's locations and get a free appetizer.