New restaurants in and around Atlanta

At-a-glance info on recently-opened restaurants around the metro area.


Sidelines Grille

Steakhouse-casual is the concept here, where the menu features rib eyes, sirloins and strips, along with burgers, ribs, seafood and pasta dishes. More laid-back fare includes burgers, salads, sandwiches, wraps and soups. There's a selection of daily specials as well. 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. 147 Reinhardt College Pkwy., Canton. 678-880-0284, . $$


Poblano’s Mexican Grill

Jesus Vargas and his partners got their training at the La Parrilla restaurant chain and now have their own spot. Along with a full bar, there’s a casual menu of favorites, including stuffed poblano peppers. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 3344 Cobb Parkway, Acworth. 770-975-0993. $


52 Bistro

New owners have revamped the former Slice space, keeping the copper bar but giving the interior an overhaul and adding more seating. The menu starts with seafood risotto fritters, panko-crusted eggplant and ahi tuna skewers, then moves through burgers and gourmet sandwiches as well as specialties such as beef tenderloin, yellowtail snapper or lamb chops. Weekend brunch features smoked salmon Benedict, grilled tenderloin with poached eggs and "dogs" of sausages rolled into pancakes. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays; 11 a.m. -- 2 a.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-midnight Sunday. Brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. 52-B North Main St., Alpharetta. 770-667-0852, . $$

US Cafe

The sister restaurant of the Smyrna operation arrives intown as part of the Lindbergh Vista mixed-use complex. The menu is casual, with burgers, wings, hand-cut fries, chicken sandwiches, cheesesteaks, salads, quesadillas and dogs. Beer and wine are served. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-midnight Fridays-Saturdays. 2591 Piedmont Road, Atlanta. 404-233-2233, . $


Boulder Creek Coffee

Hot and iced gourmet coffees and teas are paired with soups, sandwiches and an array of in-house muffins, Danish, cookies, petit fours and lemon bars. Cool off with a frozen hot chocolate while you unwind in an antique sofa or at an outdoor table with free Wi-Fi. 6 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. 2815 Buford Drive, Buford. 678-925-7233, . $

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