Moving to a new city is fun, exciting, and a little hectic. On your first few nights, do you really feel like pulling out those pans for cooking? Probably not. Luckily, Atlanta happens to be full of food to help fill your empty stomach that’s been moving heavy furniture all day. You hungry? We figured you would be. Here are 5 of the best restaurants in Atlanta:

1. Nine Mile Station

“Executive chef Jonathan McDowell’s kitchen is turning out ‘European-inspired American cuisine’ such as schnitzel, a selection of sausages, and pressed sandwiches.”

-Chris Fuhrmeister:The Hottest Restaurants in Atlanta Right Now, December 2016 – Eater Atlanta

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2. Cakes & Ale

“Any number of restaurants on this list could have opened in another city, but not Cakes & Ale, which effortlessly captures the scope of metro Atlanta’s complex culinary makeup.”

-Atlanta Magazine: 50 Best Restaurants in Atlanta

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3. Miller Union

“Among Steven Satterfield’s many talents, the man is a rice whisperer — if Savannah red rice or shrimp and andouille gumbo happen to be revolving through the menu (which is as terrific at lunch as it is at dinner), you know exactly what to order.”

-Fiza Pirani: Best restaurants in Atlanta-Miller Union in Eater 38

4. Aqua Terra Bistro

“Aqua Terra Bistro features traditional, elegant classics influenced by world cuisine.”

-Mary Caldwell: Restaurants near Lake Lanier

5. The Vortex Bar & Grill

“The burger spot’s Triple Coronary Bypass Burger is a show-stopper, but the Vortex also deserves credit for being one of the best restaurants in Atlanta to think beyond the typical lettuce-cheese-tomato accoutrement for a burger.”

-Joshua Sharpe: 3 DeKalb restaurants make list of Atlanta’s ‘wonderfully weird’

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