Fodor's Expert Review The Optimist

$$$ Midtown and Westside Seafood

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.

Seafood Lively Lunch Dinner $$$

Quick Facts

914 Howell Mill Rd.
Atlanta, Georgia  30318, USA

404-477–6260

www.theoptimistrestaurant.com

Known For:
  • Upscale seafood dishes
  • Cool industrial space
  • Noisy crowds
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: No lunch weekends

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