The foodies of Atlanta have cast their votes and the category winners for Best Cuisine in Atlanta have been determined. Now it’s time to vote for The Single Best Lunch in Atlanta in the Best of Fooda Atlanta Awards 2017!
Best BBQ Lunch in Atlanta: Righteous Que
There’s only one thing the folks at Righteous Que love more than making homemade barbeque, and it’s giving back to the Atlanta community. Since 2012, longtime pals Patrick and Toby have been perfecting their smoking techniques to provide a one-of-a-kind barbeque experience. Each month, Righteous Que hosts at least one “Que for a Cause” day where a portion of sales is donated to a local charity or organization.
Best Mexican Lunch in Atlanta: Buzy Burrito
When it comes to serving up fresh, authentic Mexican food, no one in Atlanta does it better than Buzy Burrito. This family-owned and operated restaurant excels at whipping up favorites like tacos, quesadillas, and tortas. However, Buzy Burrito is probably best known for its El Molcajete (Mexican short ribs, chicken, and chorizo served atop peppers and onions and drizzled with cheese dip) – a dish co-owner Catherine describes as “fajitas on steroids.” We dare you not to lick your plate clean.
Best Caribbean Lunch in Atlanta: Papi’s Cuban & Caribbean Grill
Short on vacation days? Transport your taste buds to the tropics without leaving your office with lunch from Papi’s Cuban & Caribbean Grill. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty Cuban sandwich stuffed with slow-roasted pork and Papi’s Special Sauce or a side of crispy yucca fries paired with a heaping portion of rice and beans, this authentic eatery brings the essence of the South Seas to your desk to satisfy those mid-day hunger pains.
Best Indian Lunch in Atlanta: Naanstop
Naanstop operates with a singular goal in mind: to make Indian food accessible to everyone. What started as a food truck in Los Angeles is now a wildly popular Atlanta restaurant where locals can try Indian food in familiar formats. Think naan wraps, rice bowls, and salads overflowing with flavorful protein like Chicken Tikka Masala (their best seller) or Punjabi Dal (vegan stewed lentils). Each meal is served with cool, sweet, medium, or spicy chutney and a side.
Best Southern Lunch in Atlanta: Flying Biscuit Café
When you’re searching for warm comfort food with an exciting twist, look no further than Flying Biscuit Café. This popular lunch spot prides itself on its southern-inspired menu items made with fresh ingredients. Take the Award-Winning Shrimp and Grits, for example. They’re cooked with creamy, dreamy white cheddar cheese and topped with roasted red pepper tomato sauce. Coca-Cola BBQ Glazed Salmon and Turkey Pot Roast served over mashed potatoes and green beans round out Flying Biscuit Café’s customer favorites.