2018 Restaurants

Enjoy the tastings you’ve sampled while on the Tour? Try these neighborhood eateries, gracious sponsors of the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes.

Alon's BakeryAlon’s Bakery – Known for its high-quality, made-from-scratch collection of gourmet offerings, freshly prepared foods, artisan cheeses, desserts and fine wine, Alon’s Bakery & Market is an iconic European-style eatery celebrating 25 years in Atlanta’s Morningside neighborhood.
1394 North Highland Avenue, 404-872-6000


Atkins ParkAtkins Park – Enjoys a colorful history as Atlanta’s oldest continuously licensed tavern. Whether you’re looking for a great place to eat with the kids, weekend brunch, or a late night drink. Atkins Park has something to offer everybody.
794 N Highland Avenue, 404-876-7249


El TacoEl Taco – Your favorite taqueria serves up Tex-Mex with a twist in a fun and vibrant atmosphere. Enjoy an ice-cold beverage on the patio or dip into our signature queso royale in the dining room at this family-friendly joint filled with Virginia-Highland charm. El Taco brings the best weekday dinner, weekend lunch and brunch, and private dining events to the neighborhood.
1186 North Highland Avenue, 404-873-4656


dba-barbecueDBA Barbecue – Just like the variations in spelling, region influences the flavors of this favorite backyard classic. It takes a lot of time, patience and creativity to make a great barbecue. Over our past seven years in Va-Hi, we’ve refined our hickory-smoked barbecue to be tender, moist and flavorful–everything a good Southern barbecue should be.
1190 North Highland Ave, 404-249-5000


The General MuirThe General Muir – The General Muir is a modern American restaurant inspired by a classic New York Jewish deli, and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. It also offers an espresso bar serving locally-roasted coffee as well as a full bar of wine, beer, spirits, and cocktails. There is also a separate counter service area serving bagels, sandwiches, salads, pastries, and coffee throughout the day.
1540 Avenue Place B-230, 678-927-9131


Marlow's TavernMarlow’s Tavern – Marlow’s Tavern features American tavern fare served in a modern atmosphere. The menu offers a diverse combination of classic dishes that are updated and elevated to a gourmet level. A warm neighborhood yet contemporary feel is the perfect compliment to the modern tavern menu. Marlow’s is a meeting place for all seasons with spacious patios that are open year round.
1520 Avenue Place, Building B, Suite 120. 404-343-3282 (Emory Point)


Murphy'sMurphy’s – Located in the heart of Virginia-Highland, Murphy’s is one of Atlanta’s beloved restaurants and has been for more than 30 years. Tom Murphy’s acclaimed restaurant brings in the crowds with the perfect combination of upscale comfort food, gracious service, a cozy setting and excellent value.
997 Virginia Avenue, 404-872-0904


nowaksNowak’s – Experience a warm welcome at Nowak’s! Serving Morningside and surrounding areas, this steak and seafood restaurant offers prime steak, fresh seafood, pasta, entree salads, burgers and handmade desserts, as well as gluten free and vegan options. Don’t forget to stop by for an amazing Sunday brunch buffet. Nowak’s also has private dining rooms for your next special event. Reservations recommended. Book online or call 404-347-9747.
1397 N Highland Avenue, 404-347-9747


press-and-grindPress & Grind – When you walk through the door, the familiar aroma of fresh brewed coffee greets you. Besides coffee, we offer freshly prepared juices, house-made elixirs, nut milks, as well as incredible smoothies. You may also gravitate to the displays of fabulous baked goods you’ve come to expect at one of Stacey Eames’ restaurants.
992 N Highland Avenue, 470-447-5651


San Francisco CoffeeSan Francisco Coffee Roasting Company – San Francisco opened more than twenty years ago to create a unique coffee community in Atlanta, a city thirsty for specialty coffee roasting. Today, San Francisco Coffee Roasting Company serves the in-town Atlanta communities with three stores offering the best quality, fresh roasted coffee, served by a friendly, eclectic staff in a vibrant coffee house experience — fertile grounds for a meeting of the minds, where conversation and ideas flow.
1192 North Highland Avenue, 404-876-8816


Whiskey BirdWhiskey Bird Club – The name pays homage to Whiskey, which we highlight in our classic cocktails. Bird is a reference to Yakitori, which is Japanese for grilled chicken. We created a style of Yakitori that brings together Asian flavors with the diversity of American tastes. Enjoy small plates that include Yakitori, Hong Kong Sliders and Tacos, along with entrée size portions and a vegetables section.
1409 N Highland Avenue, 404-600-5797