Dunwoody, Georgia is quickly becoming one of the hottest foodie destinations in the Southeast. Just 15 miles north of Atlanta you can find all your favorites while discovering hidden gems. Here’s a look at some of the fun, interesting new restaurant openings in Dunwoody that are sure to tantalize your taste buds.
First up is Superica, a Tex-Mex restaurant that recently opened, brings the best of Texas to Dunwoody. Every detail of the restaurant, from the decor to the menu, reflects the spirit and culture of the Lone Star State. Start off with an order of flautas and hot tamales, and don’t forget to try the chicken verde enchiladas the way Texans do – with a fried egg on top.
Next is Super Chix, a new chicken restaurant that is sure to be a hit with the locals. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic fried chicken sandwich or something a bit more adventurous, such as a crispy avocado sandwich stuffed with gouda cheese, Super Chix has you covered. Plus, they offer the option of adding sides such as fried pickles or loaded fries and their portions will remind you of a certain chain with five men in the title.
Hawkers is the latest opening on the thriving restaurant scene in Dunwoody. The restaurant offers a wide variety of Asian street food, from roast duck bao to soup dumplings, kimchi fried rice, and more. All dishes are cooked with traditional wok techniques, and the flavors are bold, fresh, and unapologetic. The atmosphere recreates the energy and vibrancy of the street food scene in Asia with colorful walls and neon signs.
Dunwoody is seeing a spike in caffeine spots since the grand opening of Valor Coffee. The local coffee shop that has made its name in Alpharetta has opened its second location in Dunwoody Village. At Valor Coffee, the focus is on quality and customer service. Their coffee is sourced from ethical, sustainable farms and roasted in-house to bring out the best of each flavor. They also partner with local bakeries and other vendors to provide fresh and delicious entree dishes and snacks. But the experience of Valor Coffee goes beyond the cup with this company. The owners have a podcast dedicated to coffee and its culture, which has been ranked quite highly. Check them out at Coffee Sometimes anywhere you listen to podcasts.
Originally a New York City food cart, The Halal Guys have brought their delectable Middle Eastern cuisine to Dunwoody. Serving up mouthwatering gyros, juicy chicken, and tender falafel, each dish is expertly seasoned with their famous white and fiery hot sauces. Prepared according to strict halal guidelines, this eatery offers a delicious and accessible way to experience the vibrant flavors of Middle Eastern Street food in a casual, welcoming atmosphere.
Now looking to the future, we have several trendy restaurants opening on the horizon in Dunwoody later this year and into 2023. Let’s look at these favored Atlanta restaurants making their way to Dunwoody.
Our team at Discover Dunwoody is beyond thrilled about the opening of Grana in June. We had the pleasure of interviewing the mastermind behind Grana, Executive Chef Pat Pascarella. He takes his inspiration from the robust Italian cooking of his mother and grandmother. Listen to chef Pat tell you exactly what you need to order to get the full experience of Grana.
Looking for an elevated take on classic bar food? Well say hello to Culinary Dropout. Get ready to pair classics with new flavors like the gochujang brussel sprouts. The food isn't the only thing that makes Culinary Dropout stand out – they offer regular live music, as well as a variety of games and sports TV.
Do you struggle deciding what to order when you go out? Then Omakase by Yun will be your new favorite restaurant. Omakase, which translates to “I’ll leave it up to you” in Japanese, is a style of dining where the chef chooses a selection of dishes for the customer to enjoy. This unique experience allows diners to sample a variety of tastes and textures, from crunchy nori to fresh fish, in one meal. No decisions necessary.
Get ready Dunwoody foodies and influencers! The Hampton Social, a popular East Coast-inspired restaurant, is set to make its grand debut in our city next year. Renowned for its laid-back coastal vibe, this dining destination will transport you straight to the shores of the Hamptons, offering a relaxed yet chic atmosphere to enjoy a memorable meal. With a menu that boasts fresh seafood, scrumptious flatbreads, and innovative cocktails, The Hampton Social promises to be the perfect restaurant for gatherings with friends and family, or simply unwinding after a long day. Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the essence of beachside dining right here in Dunwoody, when The Hampton Social opens its doors next year.
Dunwoody's dynamic dining scene continues to flourish with an impressive array of new and upcoming restaurants. From the mouthwatering Middle Eastern flavors of The Halal Guys to the coastal elegance of The Hampton Social, there's never been a more exciting time to be a food lover in our city. These fresh additions to the local gastronomic landscape not only showcase the creativity and innovation of our culinary talent, but also establish Dunwoody as a thriving foodie destination. So, get ready to explore, indulge, and celebrate the flavors of the world right here in Dunwoody, as we embark on a delicious new chapter of culinary adventures!
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