Atlanta, GA

Best Restaurants in Atlanta for a Unique Fun-Filled Experience

Sulabh Gupta

The City of Atlanta has never disappointed tourists and locals with a plethora of entertainment options available for people of all ages. Not only that there are plenty of great food options available in A-Town. If you love entertainment and great food, here is a list of 5 restaurants in Atlanta for a fun-filled day.

1) THE ROOF at Ponce City Market (675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta)

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Built as a boozy amusement park in the sky, The Roof is a great place to hang out with an impressive view overlooking all three skyline viewpoints. Whether you're looking for a day of friendly competition, a relaxing sunset cocktail hour or an exclusive event space, The Roof is perfect for any occasion. This eatertainment venue offers great food via 9 Mile Station (a full-service restaurant where you can order from a European-inspired menu), a fully stocked bar, Skyline Park (a mini amusement park with carnival games) and ofcourse an incredible atmosphere for rooftop.

The place also has a separate area for business meeting which makes it a great fit for corporate get together and events like townhalls. So what are you waiting for? Climb up to The Roof and experience a new side of Atlanta!

2) Punch Bowl Social (875 Battery Ave Ste 720 Atlanta)

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This whopping 25,000 square foot place is a great destination to have fun and food in a group. Located in The Battery Atlanta entertainment district and just a few steps away from SunTrust Park, the two-story building contains eight bowling lanes, an arcade, and games like foosball, skeeball, ping pong, and snooker among other games. The food menu at Punch Bowl Social is as diverse as the entertainment options it offers. The restaurant boasts of Top Chef judge Hugh Acheson being its culinary advisor. Some of the popular menu options include fried chicken, lobster-bacon fries, and an Almond Joy milkshake.

3) The Painted Pin (737 Miami Circle NE, Atlanta)

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Opened in 2014, The Painted Pin is an upscale boutique bar, bowling, and entertainment bar built in an industrial warehouse space in the heart of Buckhead's Miami circle. The classic British design combined with the large chandeliers, Persian rugs and oak tables add elegance to the place. In addition to Bowling, there are several other classic pub games like Giant Jenga, indoor bocce courts, oversized basketball pop a shots, vintage skeeball, ping pong, southern skittles, and many more to entertain you further. Some of the popular menu items include pork rinds, and fried Oyster sliders prepared by Chef Thomas Collins.

4) The Painted Duck (976 Brady Ave NW, Atlanta)

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The website describes the restaurant as a distinguished drinkery, duckpin bowling, and gaming parlour. Located in the Stockyards Atlanta development, The Painted Duck includes 16 full service duckpin bowling lanes, 2 Belgian feather bowling lanes, 2 indoor horseshoe pits, knuckleball, toad in the hole, 2 indoor deck shuffleboard courts, 22 ft. table shuffleboard, a basketball 3 point and free throw shoot out, air hockey, snookball (a hybrid sport that blends pool with soccer) and other unique competitive group gaming options (Source: The Painted Duck)

Both "The Painted Duck" and "The Painted Pin" have the same owner and just like for the latter, Chef Collins has designed the menu and offers Duck Nuggest and Duck Phat Fries. The restaurant is filled with graffiti and murals which makes for a very casual dining exprience.

5) Porche Experience Centre (One Porsche Drive, Atlanta)

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Home to Porsche’s North American Headquarters, the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta provides a challenging and exhilarating environment filled with hands-on and fast-paced driving techniques. The main highlight of this place is the 1.6 mile long test-drive track for you to try your hands on fast-paced Porsche and learn driving techniques under the guidance of a Porche Driving Coach through six challenging modules. The 90 mins driving lesson, however is very expensive and can range between $300 to $950 depending on the type of car you want to test drive.

If you don't want to drive a Porche, this place is has a restaurant called "Restaurant 356" with interiors inspired by Porsche's 356 car, built in 1948. Chef Robbie Pacheco sources ingredients from local farmers and artisans for items listed offered on his seasonal menu. You can dine in overlooking the race track and watch people trying their hand on fast-paced Porche. Make sure to visit Porsche’s Classic Car Gallery and Driving Simulator Lab when you visit this fun filled venue.

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