The Cutest Atlanta Date Ideas That Locals Love

We are so excited to be launching in Atlanta! This vibrant city has so many hidden gems, so we've put together our Atlanta date ideas!

Morning, Breakfast & Brunch: 8 AM - 12 PM

Atlanta Breakfast Club

Kick off your morning with a classic Southern style brunch at Atlanta Breakfast Club. The diner is a modern retro area with all of the American staples you need for a brunch date. Plus, it’s just a three minute walk from the Georgia Aquarium, if you’re feeling like having a longer date after munching on some great pancakes or crispy fried chicken and waffles. 

Victory Sandwich Bar

If you and your partner prefer more of the casual brunch date vibes, Victory Sandwich is for you. The food is cheap and the drinks are delicious. The small spot has a patio and features ping pong tables for guests to play on. This is a not-to-miss spot in Atlanta!

Le Petit Marche

This French brunch spot is a great place to hit up on the weekend. The cafe features French pastries, such as croissants and beignets, and gourmet treats. They also offer stunning coffee and are well known for their stellar staff members and guest treatment.

Bach Fitness

Bach Fitness offers one-of-a-kind fitness classes, such as strength work, body work, and recovery, with a heavy focus on sculpting a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. This spot is perfect for the fitness-focused couples, and their classes are definitely worth trying out. They also have virtual classes if you’re looking for a productive morning inside the comforts of your own home.

Afternoon, Lunch: 12 PM- 4 PM

Tabla

Tabla is the perfect spot to add a little bit of spice to your day. This modern spot serves contemporary South Asian cuisine, focused on bringing the essence of India together with a more modern twist. Their liquor is also spice-infused, providing for an exotic dining experience.

Atlanta Fair

From March 4 to April 10, the Atlanta Fair features unlimited rides, games, and food. Admission to the carnival is under $10 for any age, which makes for an inexpensive, but really fun date. The fair features a large selection of carnival food as well, so definitely worth checking out midafternoon.

The Food Shoppe 

“Home of The Creole Walk and Eat Bowls and Angie’s Famous Bread Pudding,” The Food Shoppe is a great spot to hit for lunch in Atlanta. They offer breakfast all day, and are the perfect place to hit for some Creole food and casual fun with your partner. 

Atlanta Botanical Garden

For the nature lovers, visit Atlanta Botanical Garden for beautiful early afternoon views. Bring a picnic or some snacks while you’re at it, or dine at one of the cafes or restaurants in the garden. They have plenty of events and exhibitions, such as Origami in the Garden. 

Evening, Dinner: 4 PM - 8 PM

3 Parks Wine

Wednesday nights, head over to 3 Parks Wine to taste 3-4 bottles of wine and learn more about the history and geography of the wine. 3 Parks also offers Outdoor Wine Flight Weekends, as well as mobile bar events, where they work with you on special events.

Bocca Lupo

Bocca Lupo is an Italian American restaurant featuring casual Italian cooking. This more lowkey spot is intimate and casual, but the food is absolutely delicious. Make sure to grab one of their creative cocktails and spend some time eating with your partner.

Punch Bowl Social

For a more fun take on a dinner date, head over to Punch Bowl Social. Not only do they have great food and drinks, Punch Bowl also offers VR, ping pong, billiards, bowling, and arcade games. Have some fun, eat some great food, and don’t forget to do some karaoke too before the night’s over.

Aria

Aria is one of Atlanta’s most elegant restaurants. This is definitely the place to go for a very fancy night out. Their menu features classic daily changing options, and an award-winning wine and cocktail list. In 2017, the restaurant also won an Outstanding Service Semifinalist award from the James Beard Foundation, so this is a definite not-to-miss date spot.

After Hours, Drinks & Small Bites: 8 PM - 12 AM

Illuminarium

One of Atlanta’s signature experiences is visiting the Illuminarium. This experience is an immersive space, with after dark hours being only 21+. They use incredible technology with audio, vibrations, and scent systems to create a cinematic immersive experience. 

Starlight Drive In Theater

Starlight is the only drive-in theater in Atlanta, so it’s definitely worth checking out a late night movie. Snacks and tickets are both fairly inexpensive, and this is a great way to have fun with your partner while staying in the comfort of your car, and getting more intimate. 

Skyview Atlanta

This ferris wheel is the perfect little stop at the end of your night together. The view from the top of the wheel is absolutely stunning. Tickets are just $15, and you can also skip the line by taking an extended flight in the VIP gondola with a glass floor.

Joystick Game Bar

Drinks, games, and all of the fun you could have with the one you love- that’s Joystick Game Bar. They have all sorts of games for cheap, such as pinball, foosball, free board games, and cabinets. This is the perfect place to end your night with some casual fun.

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