El Rey del Taco Food Terminal Havana Sandwich Shop Lee's Bakery Nam Phuong Sushi Hayakawa Masterpiece Yet Tuh Good Luck Gourmet So Kong Dong Tofu House

Winner: Best restaurant on Buford Highway | Best of Atlanta

We asked and y'all delivered. 

When it comes to which is the best restaurant on Buford Highway, there were a lot of favorites. The vote was split more evenly than in previous polls, proving the options are so exceptional it’s hard to decipher which rise to the top. 

»RELATED: Check out the comprehensive guide to Buford Highway dining

The winner edged out the next three finishers, all of which tied for second place. 

El Rey del Taco, which also appeared on our  best Mexican food in Atlanta poll and best taco in Atlanta, edged out a victory with 16 percent of the vote. If you go, try the tacos al pastor, which we listed as one of five dishes worth the drive to Buford Highway

Second place was a three-way tie at 15 percent between Food TerminalHavana Sandwich Shop and Lee's Bakery

The delicious sandwiches of Lee's Bakery have earned a loyal following, according to our beginner's guide to eating on Buford Highway. Havana Sandwich Shop is a favorite of the area's old-school eateries for its pressed sandwiches and combo plates. Food Terminal impressed in its AJC review for its wide and excellent menu. 

Other restaurants on the poll include Nam PhuongSushi HayakawaMasterpieceYet TuhGood Luck Gourmet and So Kong Dong Tofu House

To read about more great food on Buford Highway, start with our fall dining guide and then see the great late-night bites and which Buford Highway dish became an obsession. We also have guides for the area's spiciest dishesglobal drinks and lesser-known cuisines

Read about our other Best of Atlanta winners and nominees here. 


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