In the several months, ten new restaurants have added their unique flavors to the vibrant ATL Airport District community, making the District a must-visit for anyone craving something new and delicious. From new brunch hotspots to bold Caribbean flavors, there's something to satisfy every palate. Read on to find out what each city brings to the menu and discover a restaurant or two (or 10) to add to your "to eat" list!

College Park

1. Buttermilk Biscuit

At Buttermilk Biscuit, any time is biscuit time. Their menu features breakfast, brunch and lunch options, including a variety of hot biscuit-centric dishes paired with hand-crafted cocktails. Attentive service complements their welcoming dining room, making Buttermilk Biscuit a delightful spot to meet up with friends and family for a scrumptious meal. 


2. Party of 5 by MetroWest

Located on the College Park end of Virginia Avenue, Party of 5 by MetroWest quickly gained notoriety following their opening last summer and has recently expanded its dining room due to high demand. Do yourself a favor and start your meal off with their spinach and artichoke dip, which has just the right amount of heat, and the jumbo Honey Henny Shrimp. Stop in for lunch or dinner on Wednesday and Thursday, or enjoy brunch Friday - Sunday with dinner service in the evenings. 

3. The Jerk Shop

The Jerk Shop in College Park not only offers an authentic Jamaican culinary experience with traditional jerk chicken, pork, and fish but also hosts a variety of weekly events. These include open mic nights, mixers for local businesses, and comedy evenings, making it a vibrant community hub. For updates on their events, be sure to follow their Instagram page​!



4. Convo Lounge

Convo Lounge in Hapeville offers a unique dining experience where guests can indulge in craft cocktails and an eclectic menu in a stylish, modern environment. The restaurant emphasizes social interaction, featuring a comfortable setting ideal for enjoying good conversations and great food. Their offerings include exclusive happy hour specials, brunch, and dinner options designed to cater to diverse tastes.


5. Hapeville Corner Tavern

While technically not a brand new restaurant in the District, the Hapeville Corner Tavern was closed for over a year due to fire damage until its reopening late last summer. If you have yet to discover the Corner Tavern or simply haven't gotten the memo that they're back and better than ever, this is your sign to come in to grab a beer and burger, play a round of pool, or hang out on their covered patio that's perfect for all seasons.

6. Icey Chicks

Located inside Chapman's Drugs, Icey Chicks is a delightful addition to the Hapeville community. It's the place to go on the Southside for a healthy treat, from smoothies, açai bowls, cold pressed juice, wellness shots, and more! Stop in on a Monday to take advantage of their special $10 açai bowls and $5 smoothies!

7.Junior's Pizza

Hapeville is the proud home of Junior's Pizza's second location, which has quickly become a local favorite. The menu boasts a wide variety of options from classic pepperoni to the inventive "Forever I Love Atlanta" slice, which features chicken, waffle fries, and a unique lemon pepper sauce. The atmosphere is casual and friendly with a fun retro-vibe, perfect for family dinners or a fun night out with friends any day of the week. 

8. The Hapeville Pizza Company

The community quickly discovered Hapeville Pizza Company when they opened earlier this year thanks to rave reviews on neighborhood social media pages. The fresh, daily made dough and pizza sauce became an instant hit and the restaurant's popularity continues to grow primarily via word of mouth. Delicious pizza and wings are available for takeaway or delivery Tuesday - Saturday.


Union City

9. 1804 Pizza Bar and Lounge

Offering a vibrant blend of Haitian culture and cuisine in Union City, GA, 1804 Pizza Bar and Lounge serves pizzas with unique Haitian twists alongside traditional Haitian dishes. The lounge also features premium hookahs and Haitian-inspired cocktails, with late night hours on Friday and Saturday.


10. D'lish Restaurant and Catering

D'lish Restaurant and Catering brings a taste of family-style dining to Union City, offering a comforting variety of classic dishes that evoke the warmth of family gatherings. With over a decade of catering experience, this family-owned establishment invites guests to enjoy meals that range from backyard BBQ favorites to formal dinner options, all prepared with a homely touch.

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