Canton Street is the center of all Roswell activity, hosting the monthly Alive After Five events, held on the third Thursdays for locals of all ages to come together around live music, tours and refreshments. But it’s also home to some of the area’s best restaurants, all lining the street and its arteries with every imaginable type of fare.
A version of this story originally appeared in the April/May issue of Living Northside Magazine.
Table & Main
Ryan Pernice’s Southern eatery is getting raves for its fresh ingredients obtained from local farms. It’s a bourbon bar, too.
1028 Canton St. 678-869-5178. tableandmain.com
Ceviche Taqueria & Margarita Bar
This cute, smallish joint serving serves authentic Mexican food. They host a tequila tasting the second Thursday of every month.
963 Canton St. 678-461-6025. cevichetaqueria.com
Oak Street Cafe
It’s slightly under the radar, but gaining popularity for its take on American fare, with everything made fresh daily.
45 Oak St. 770-594-1300. oakstcafe.com
Hugo’s Oyster Bar
Come here for oysters in many guises, plus a multitude of seafood items. The Voodoo Mussels are outstanding. An annual gumbo cook-off is one of various events.
10360 Alpharetta St. 770-993-5922. hugosoysterbar.com
Foundation Social Eatery
East Roswell has an exciting new addition. “It’s for people who really like food without having to drive to Atlanta,” says chef Mel Toledo.
570 Holcomb Bridge Road, Space 810. 770-641-8877. foundationatl.com
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