Fall Means Patio Season

Now that the sweltering weather has subsided and Fall has ushered in some cooler temps, it’s the perfect time to enjoy a delicious meal outside. With dozens of restaurants offering outdoor seating so that you can enjoy the Fall Season, Chamblee is the perfect spot where you can enjoy everything from southern cuisine, handcrafted cocktails, satisfying comfort food and the International corridor of Buford Highway. Whether you’re a Chamblee or Metro Atlanta resident or a visitor from elsewhere, we’re ready to welcome you back for a safe dining experience. Here are a few restaurants offering outdoor dining options in Chamblee. Please be sure to call the restaurant ahead of your visit to check that their outdoor dining patio is open.

57th Fighter Group

Featuring an intimate dining room with incredible views of Peachtree-DeKalb Airport, the 57th Fighter Group is a welcoming spot for not just for travelers but for locals as well. 57th Fighter Group

Lagarde

Lagarde serves up New Orleans’ inspired dishes from family recipes. Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, and Daube are complimented by a huge selection of beer and craft cocktails. Lagarde

Crawfish Shack

Crawfish Shack Seafood is a Cajun-style restaurant with a twist of Vietnamese fusion. All food is cooked to order and uses live seafood during their respected seasons. Crawfish Shack

Hopstix

Named the second-best Asian Brewpub in the nation by USA Today, Hopstix offers sushi, robata-grilled fare and home-brewed beer, all in the chic atmosphere of a chef-driven restaurant. Hopstix

Vintage Pizzeria

Whether a [mega] slice fits the bill at lunch—the lunch special comes with a salad and drink for under $10—or a whole pie or pasta is in order at dinner, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu: meatballs and sauce, antipasto, spaghetti Bolognese, anyone? Vintage Pizzeria

Bluetop

Americana fast-casual restaurant with menu items that include brisket pimento grilled cheese, angus burgers and assorted salads. Bluetop

Downwind Restaurant

Known for their stellar view of planes taking off and landing at the state’s second busiest airport, Downwind also is home to handcrafted burgers, fresh seafood and a variety of daily specials, such as gyros, bar-b-que pork, meatloaf, pastrami Reubens and Philly cheese steak sandwiches.

Fudo

Serving up sushi made with fresh ingredients in a casual and unpretentious atmosphere, FUDO is surprisingly budget-friendly. FUDO

Lenox Cupcakes

Named after the road founder Marianne Simpson lived on at the time the shop opened, Lenox Cupcakes rewards visitors with different confections each week. For instance, during the holidays, the bakery may have Vanilla Snowflake and Gingerbread cupcakes, while in the middle of summer, one might find Lemon or Sea Salt Caramel. Lenox Cupcakes

Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

Just about anywhere you can find a Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, you can find a multi-star review from local food critics who have raved about the burgers, the incredible beer selection, specialty cocktails and homestyle desserts. Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Southbound

Zagat-rated Southbound combines Southern mainstays with modern twists such as Southern Ramen. Starters include Fried Green Tomatoes—but with goat cheese—and mains include smoked ribs (done on those awesome Big Green Eggs sitting out back) with a sweet potato mash. Southbound

Himalayas

Zagat-rated Himalayas is a good example of a long-time Chamblee restaurant evolving with the city.  There’s a reason Himalayas has been in Chamblee for so long—locals love the traditional north and south Indian dishes such as samosas, chicken tikka, and lamb vindaloo. Himalayas

Frosty Caboose

Known for locally sourced ice cream and the yummiest shakes, malts and floats in town, treats from Chamblee’s little, red caboose are available in non-dairy, gluten-free, egg free or just plain ol’ traditionally full-tilt creamy goodness. The Caboose has 36 flavors at all times including seasonal flavors depending on the time of year. Frosty Caboose