New restaurants around Atlanta

Mojave Restaurant

The end space of a small shopping center off Acworth’s Main Street is home to this Southwestern kitchen that turns out tacos, enchiladas, grilled flank steak, chicken mole and a cayenne-fried chicken. There’s also a full bar with an extensive margarita list. 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 11:30 a.m.- 10:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 11:30 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. Sundays. 3979 Main St., Acworth. 678-402-5322. $


Cantina Tequila and Tapas Bar

The Terminus bellini bar is gone and in its place is this cantina featuring casual Mexican fare with plenty of margaritas and tequilas. Entrees include enchiladas, burritos, fajitas and tacos. 11:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Mondays-Thurdays; 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 11:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Sundays. 3280 Peachtree Road, Suite 150, Atlanta. 404-892-9292, . $$



Ria Pell, owner of Ria’s Bluebird in Grant Park, has branched out with this new venture that focuses on Southern-inspired comfort dishes. Dig into Stroganoff with handmade noodles; blackened cod; breaded chicken cutlet; spare ribs; and a “pirate stew” of clams, mussels, cod and shrimp. 5:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays; 5:30 p.m.-midnight Sundays. 753 Edgewood Ave., Atlanta. 404-688-6554, . $


Halftime Grill

There’s always something going on at this Suwanee gathering spot. Play poker or trivia, do your “Idol” impressions during karaoke or sign up for the darts league. And you can eat as well. Nibble on nachos, fried green beans and wings, or fill up with baskets of burgers, dogs, chicken tenders and fish and chips. 11 a.m.-midnight daily. 3590 Old Atlanta Road, Suwanee. 770-888-4253, . $


Twisted Tavern

This is the second location of the pub that features favorites such as quesadillas, chicken tenders, Buffalo wings and nachos. Main dishes include sirloins, salmon, chicken, pot roast and tilapia. 11 a.m.- midnight Mondays-Thursdays; 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Fridays-Saturdays; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays. 105 Horizon Drive, Suwanee. 770-614-8545, . $

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