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Places to Eat

The restaurants below are provided as a reference point for the benefit of our residents. The list is not comprehensive and the Office of Residence Life & Housing does not endorse or promote the listed businesses or institutions.

Willy’s Mexicana Grill :: A great place near campus for large, cheap burritos. Order it how you like it…great for the picky eater. Enjoy outside dining year round as well as the familiar faces of many other Emory students.
2074 N. Decatur Rd | 404.321.6060

Bagel Palace :: A staple of Emory life. Bagel Palace is very close to campus located in Toco Hills shopping center and is known for having everything. Fresh bagels and cookies, all day brunch, and plenty of sandwiches.
N. Druid Hills Rd NE | 404.315.9016

Maggiano’s :: Great family-style Italian food. Big dishes and prices that match. A great place for birthdays or Parents Weekend.
3368 Peachtree Rd NE | 404.816.9650

Chili’s Grill and Bar :: Great any time of the day. Located in Toco Hills, Chili’s is close to campus and has good southwestern American food.
2133 Lavista Rd NE | 404.325.8680

Doc Chey’s Noodle House :: Thai/Malaysian noodle house with Vegetarian options. Fun atmosphere and a location in Emory Village. You are sure to see plenty of fellow students.
1556 N Decatur Rd NE | 404.378.8188

Los Loros :: Cheap Mexican food and great margaritas - close to campus. Very friendly and good service.
1248 Clairmont Rd | 404.633.3103

Dusty’s :: If you like BBQ this is a good place to try. Located at the intersection of Clifton Road and Briarcliff Road - just north of campus. It’s cheap and it even has a drive-thru.
1815 Briarcliff Rd | 404.320.6264

Sonny’s Bar-B-Q :: A little farther away but worth the drive. Only about a mile from campus on the corner of Cheshire Bridge Road and Lavista Road.
2350 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE | 404.929.0404

Murphy’s :: Another favorite of Emory students, Murphy’s is slightly more expensive and there is almost always a wait but people keep going because it is so good. Located in the middle of Virginia Highlands. Murphy’s is a great place for lunch, dinner, or a weekend brunch.
997 Virginia Ave NE | 404.872.0904

Top Spice :: A new favorite if you like Thai food. Plenty of vegetarian cuisine and despite the name, a few dishes that are not spicy if that is your preference. You will get a lot of food for your money and you’ll enjoy the great atmosphere. Located in Toco Hills.

International House of Pancakes :: Breakfast all day long and great brunches on the weekends. The wait you’ll encounter is worth it. Just down the road.
2741 Clairmont Rd NE | 404.633.1889

Rainbow Grocery and Restaurant :: All vegetarian, very health and very good. You can eat dinner and then pick up some groceries. Very cute, small restaurant in the back of the grocery store but it’s very good and not at all expensive.
2118 N Decatur Rd NE | 404.633.3538

Whole Foods :: Great if you like to buy health foods. Whole Foods has a large soup and salad bar as well as a large variety of other prepared foods. You can eat there or take it home. Very quick and close to campus.
1687 Lavista Rd NE | 404.634.8981

Publix :: Good grocery store with a great deli. Emory students love to drop in for subs. Very quick and inexpensive. There are also a few other prepared foods including fresh cut fruit and pasta salad.
2155 N Decatur Rd | 404.638.6015

Cheesecake Factory :: A big favorite for birthdays. Great food and awesome desserts. Be prepared to wait but if you have the time it’s great. Two locations, on Peachtree Road in Buckhead and in Perimeter mall.
3024 Peachtree Rd NW | 404.816.2555

Café Tu Tu Tango :: Good food and a lot of fun. Small dishes and slightly expensive but worth it for the unique atmosphere.
220 Pharr Rd NE | 404.841.6222

The Atlanta Fish Market :: Upscale restaurant in Buckhead with good food, the Atlanta Fish Market is one of the few places you can find plenty of great fish entrees.
265 Pharr Rd NE | 404.262.3165