Econo Lodge Stone Mountain
1820 Mountain Ind. Blvd.
Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: (770) 939-8440
Fax: (770) 934-1575
Bars & Cafes
A neighborhood restaurant & bakery, The Village Corner blends a country ambiance with excellent German cuisine to deliver a memorable dining experience. The decor may be elemental but all the value goes on the plate and Executive Chef Carl Friese whips up a fantastic fare of authentic German and Continental specialties like Gruyere Spaetzle, Schwine Haxe (Pork Osso Bucco), Rouladen, Jaeger Schnitzel and Sauerbraten. A good selection of German beers perfectly complements the menu selections. Baked items from their bakery section are also delivered at doorstep and efficient take-out and catering services are also offered. Overall, the experience is definitely worth trying for anyone who wants to sample German cuisine without burning a hole in the pocket.
For Taiwanese cuisine in Norcross, head to Bento Cafe. This family-style diner offers delicious cuisine specialties like pork belly gua bao, grilled chicken drum and beef noodle soup.
Pallookaville Fine Foods is the collaboration of Jim Stacy and John Gianoulidis. It started off as Pallookaville Corndog Wagon originally but now is a full-fledged carnival-inspired restaurant with a soda fountain. Set in a Tudor Revival building, it is vibrant with its colorful chairs, wooden and metal tables, and vintage quirky memorabilia plastered on its walls. Savor their famous Corn Dogs such as Corndugula, Corndogski and Cornleone. Other noteworthy dishes include their Pork Burger, Frankfurter Sandwiches and, Fries and Spuds. The items served in their soda fountain is made from a local organic dairy. Indulge in their egg creams, milkshakes and sodas. They also serve alcoholic beverages.
Urban Grounds is a cozy, laid-back coffee shop in Avondale Estates. Like most places in the city, Urban Grounds offers a small-town feel while in the shadow of the Atlanta skyline. The background music is quiet, and the atmosphere lacks the hectic feel of other coffee shops. There are tables scattered around the open seating area, but the overstuffed couches offer an especially relaxing spot to sip a coffee, iced coffee, tea or smoothie. Urban Grounds also serves sandwiches and paninis. When the weather is nice, a spacious outdoor patio offers plenty of seating under the shade of trees.
A meal at Red and Green Brazilian Steakhouse is as close as one can get to an authentic Brazilian churrascaria experience in Atlanta. Head to the salad bar for fresh delights and a wide spread of timeless globe-spanning favorites. Turn the sign from red to green and traditionally-attired Gauchos will present to you freshly grilled skewers of succulent cuts like Rump Steak, Beef Ribs and Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon. Pair the barbecued specialties with classic cocktails like Tequila Sunrise, Cosmopolitan and the country's very own Caipirinha. The ambiance exudes an earthy appeal and tiled walls and tropical accents give it an upscale touch. End your meal with traditional Brazilian Flan.
The animated Monsieur Gropp, owner and proprietor of this chic neighborhood cafe, is responsible for the whimsical prevailing atmosphere, and has attracted a large local following over the years. For more than a quarter century, Petite Auberge has delighted and surprised regular patrons with crowd pleasing dishes. Their impressive wine bar has more than 100 types of wines from Italy, Austria and France that will go well with your meal. Visit this restaurant for a delightful French culinary expedition.
If you can think of a sporting event, it's probably playing on one of Famous Pub's 50-plus screens. If your game is not being shown, just ask; if it's on TV anywhere, they'll find it for you. While you watch, dive into a basket of the pub's famous Buffalo Wings, or pick your way through the better-than-average lunch and dinner menu. Several pool tables and numerous bar sports and video games are peppered throughout, so there's plenty of fun for the kids; or for you, if your team is losing.
This Decatur mainstay serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. The dinner menu has a long list of offerings, but diners looking for a sampling can try several of the sliders. The sliders range from meatless-cucumber, black bean to the usual BBQ pork and beef. When it comes to entrées, the BBQ plate is a standout for the pulled pork made in-house. Brunch specialties at The Corner Pub include Southern dishes like shrimp and grits, and Hangover Hash: a dish designed for diners who indulged a little too much the night before.
Overlooking the Peachtree-Dekalb Airport runway, the Downwind Restaurant offers a fun and affordable place to take the family or grab lunch before a flight. Airplane memorabilia and large windows looking out over the runways set the stage for an exciting meal. Planes take off and land often at this moderately busy regional airport, offering a good show while you dine. The menu is simple, featuring burgers, sandwiches and salads, along with some Greek favorites.
Dance the night away or simply chill out with a hookah at this lively nightspot located close to the DeKalb Peachtree Airport. Whether you're looking for a relaxing night out with friends or an energetic night of dancing, Jett Lounge has something for all party animals. An extensive selection of spirits keeps the night flowing. There's also a menu of delectable food choices if you're feeling peckish. The club attracts renowned DJs from Atlanta's clubbing circuit. Check website for more.
Set away from busy Atlanta hot spots, Violette has quietly become one of the town's most memorable destinations for French cuisine. Quaint and quiet, the long dining room is walled entirely by glass on one side, making it wonderful for cheery lunch dates. The distinguished bar at the entrance features a gifted piano man on weekend nights and maintains a wine list one would expect of a great French restaurant. Very traditional French, out-of-this-world sauces highlight practically every dish. Don't crawl out without trying the escargots, tenderly sauteed in light butter.
A part of the Outback Steakhouse chain, this Toco Hills eatery follows the same amiable and lively atmosphere that it is known for. Delicious grilled steaks, seafood and chicken dishes are in the offing alongside fresh salads and hearty soups. The food is prepared from scratch everyday giving it a unique freshness to the flavor. A good place to dine in with family and friends, Outback also has a full service bar.