Ted’s Montana Grill opens West Midtown location and more dining news from the week

Burgers from Ted's Montana Grill / Courtesy of Ted's Montana Grill

Burgers from Ted's Montana Grill / Courtesy of Ted's Montana Grill

Local restaurant chain Ted’s Montana Grill opened its 12th metro Atlanta location on Oct. 26 at the Westside Village at Moores Mill in the Upper Westside neighborhood.

Inspired by “elevated American favorites with careful preparations,” according to a press release, the menu features bison and beef burgers, chicken, steaks seafood and salads, as well as more than 50 gluten-free items, a kids' menu, craft cocktails, beer, wine and milkshakes and malts.

The menu utilizes locally-sourced ingredients, with produce from Jaemor Farms,, buns from H&F Bread Co., chicken from Springer Mountain Farms and Fiddler bourbon from ASW Distillery, as well as several local craft beers.

The 3,500 square-foot restaurant represents a 19th-century saloon with wood-paneled walls, pressed-tin ceilings, mosaic-tiled floors and a bar with folding windows that overlook the patio, as well as a shared rooftop.

Ted’s is open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

2250 Marietta Blvd. NW, Atlanta. 404-343-3406, tedsmontanagrill.com/

Ice cream shop Queen of Cream has closed its location in the Plaza on Ponce development in Poncey-Highland, Eater Atlanta first reported. The shop, which opened about a year ago, confirmed the closure on its Facebook page, citing the “devastating effects of COVID-19”.

The first Queen of Cream brick-and-mortar location in Old Fourth Ward closed in December 2019 after four years.

Mediterranean restaurant Cafe Agora is expanding its location at 92 Peachtree Place in Midtown to take over the adjoining space previously occupied by a location of juice purveyor Arden’s Garden, Tomorrow’s News Today reports.

SmoQue Burger is coming to the Collective at Coda Square, What Now Atlanta reports. The concept comes from Seni Alabi-Isama, who also owns SmoQue Pit in Statesboro, and will feature a variety of barbecue burger sandwiches.


Dr. Scofflaw’s opening at The Works this weekend

Inner Voice Brewing opening in Decatur

H&W Steakhouse to open in Peachtree Corners

Con Leche open for to-go coffee in Reynoldstown

Elsewhere Brewing open in Grant Park

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