Grant Park Neighborhood

Grant Park is one of Atlanta’s historic intown neighborhoods near downtown Atlanta and the the King Memorial MARTA station on the blue and green rail line. Victorian homes and bungalows in the area date back to the late 1800s, when the land purchased by Lemuel P. Grant in 1843 was subdivided. The neighborhood also features a large park of the same name that contains Zoo Atlanta.

Explore neighborhood information and amenities below if you’re considering moving to Grant Park, one of Atlanta’s transit-accessible neighborhoods.


According to data from Area Vibes, Grant Park has more property crime and violent crime than the national average (similar to many Atlanta neighborhoods). Crime tends to be less the further you are from the businesses on Memorial Drive, including south of Georgia Street and south of Berne Street.


Several apartment buildings and lofts are in the Grant Park neighborhood. View the below map to explore your options:


Most of the neighborhood’s restaurants are near Memorial Drive, but there are some hidden gems tucked away in the neighborhood, too. Top-rated Grant Park restaurants include:

  • Gather (inside the Grant Park market)
  • Ria’s Bluebird (breakfast/lunch)
  • Supremo (tacos)
  • Wonderkid (diner)
  • Manny’s (burgers, hot dogs)
  • Full Commission (breakfast/brunch/American)
  • Firepit Pizza Tavern
  • Farm Burger
  • Ziba’s Bistro
  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers
  • Ramen Station
  • Mix’D UP Burgers
  • Daddy D’z BBQ Joynt
  • Bennett’s Market & Deli

Popular Destinations

Nearby Grocery/Markets

Where to Run Errands

Transit Options

  • King Memorial train station with easy access to downtown Atlanta (typically no parking at the station)
  • Relay Bike rentals at multiple hubs in the neighborhood
  • Bus 9 to South Dekalb Mall or service from Boulevard to the King Memorial train station
  • Bus 21 to downtown Atlanta, Kirkwood and South Decatur
  • Bus 809 to the WellStar Medical Center, Trader Joes, Piedmont Park
  • Bus 832 to Summerhill, Georgia State Stadium and West End
  • Bus 899 to the Martin Luther King Jr. Historic Site, WellStar Medical Center, Historic Old Fourth Ward Park, Ponce City Market
  • BeltLine Trail (currently not completed in Grant Park, but get on the trail in nearby Glenwood Park for easy access to Cabbagetown, Inman Park, Ponce City Market, Virginia Highland and Piedmont Park.


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