Atlanta Travel Guide

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The Optimist

  • 914 Howell Mill Rd. Map It
  • Midtown
  • Seafood

Known for

  • Upscale seafood dishes
  • Cool industrial space
  • Noisy crowds

Published 11/08/2017

Fodor's Review

For top-notch seafood, head to this restaurant in a dazzlingly refurbished warehouse space. You can slurp raw oysters on the half shell from the oyster bar or dive into the seafood gumbo, which has dark, complex gravy and is full of meaty hunks of crab. The restaurant has a lively atmosphere (there's a putting green out front) and can get a bit noisy in the middle of dinner.

Restaurant Information


914 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta, Georgia, 30318, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch weekends

Published 11/08/2017


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