Neighborhood Markets Near MARTA

Shopping at neighborhood markets is a great way to support local businesses and get outside as you walk, bike, ride a bus or take a train to reach them. It is especially important to support them now in order to keep these great resources from closing. Plus, you can avoid large crowds in the bigger, […]

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MARTA to City Winery

Atlanta’s City Winery is a bar, restaurant and performance venue at 650 North Avenue, which is on bus route 899 and next to Ponce City Market. In addition to live music, enjoy special events including the Atlanta Winter Wine Festival, jazz brunches and comedy shows. Bus Directions Bus 899 travels between the King Memorial and […]

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Waffle Houses near MARTA stations

Waffle House first opened near Atlanta in 1955 and has become a landmark dining destination since. There are locations all around the city (and country), with multiple options to choose from if you are traveling via MARTA train and want to walk to get a bite to eat. Explore the Waffle Houses closest to MARTA […]

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Iconic Atlanta food near MARTA

Want to make the most of your trip to Atlanta? Be sure eat at one of the city’s iconic food spots or enjoy cuisine that Atlanta does best, including soul food, barbecue, Asian and American gastropub. Here are the top restaurants to check out that are in walking distance of MARTA stations for a car-free […]

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10 Must-Eat-At Restaurants Near MARTA

One of Atlanta’s hidden treasures is the food. You can’t walk far without stumbling into a great restaurant, and fortunately, satisfying Southern cuisine abounds. If you’re commuting on MARTA, here are the top restaurants near rail stations that we would recommend to friends and family based on our personal favorites and restaurant ratings. Note: Restaurants […]

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Irish Pubs Near MARTA

It’s St. Patrick’s Day (or you’re just in the mood for a beer), so where do you go? Atlanta has more than one pub to help you celebrate the Irish spirit, and many also feature sporting events from around the world as a bonus. See below for the most MARTA-accessible spots to enjoy a Guinness or […]

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Mexican Restaurants Near MARTA

Craving Mexican food in Atlanta? View the closest Mexican restaurants to MARTA stations for an easy way to get your fix of tacos, queso and ice-old margaritas. Alma Cocina and Tin Lizzy’s Alma Cocina has consistently ranked as one of the top Mexican restaurants in the city. Located on the main level of an office […]

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Steakhouses Near MARTA

In the mood for a filet, New York strip or prime rib? Atlanta is full of steakhouses, some of which are a short walk from MARTA. See the list below for restaurant options that are great for business travelers, tourists or locals looking for a nice dinner out. Ruth’s Chris The popular Ruth’s Chris restaurant is near […]

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Italian Restaurants Near MARTA

Italian dining is always a solid choice for a date night or nice evening out, especially if comfort food or Neapolitan pizza is at the top of your list. Atlanta’s many ethnic restaurants include a variety of Italian options, some of which you can easily walk to from a MARTA station. See the list of […]

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MARTA to Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint

Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint offers great Southern food, Sunday brunch and live entertainment every night at 200 Peachtree Street above the Peachtree Center MARTA station. Happy hour is Monday-Friday from 4 to 6:30 p.m. — an easy destination near rail if you’re commuting home from work on MARTA. MARTA Directions Take a red or gold line train […]

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MARTA to Mary Mac’s Tea Room

Mary Mac’s Tea Room is a landmark Southern restaurant at 224 Ponce de Leon Avenue near the North Avenue MARTA station. The restaurant opened in 1945 and is the only remaining tea room in the Atlanta area. Plus, there’s made-from-scratch Southern comfort food that will satisfy any appetite. The restaurant is about a 10-minute walk away from […]

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MARTA to Cafe Agora Midtown

Cafe Agora Midtown is a a top Mediterranean restaurant in Atlanta at 92 Peachtree Place NE. It’s also one of the closest restaurants to MARTA, less than a block away from the Midtown MARTA station. Enjoy a casual atmosphere, friendly service and upstairs bar at this location. Take any red or gold line train to […]

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MARTA to Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

One of Atlanta’s top barbecue restaurants, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q at 1238 Dekalb Avenue is about three blocks away from the Candler Park MARTA station on the blue/green rail line. Follow the signs to the North Parking lot after exiting the train, and at street level, walk toward the stoplight on Dekalb Avenue. Continue straight ahead […]

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Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt Near MARTA

Sometimes Atlanta really is Hotlanta, and finding a pool, air conditioning, ice cream or other frozen treat is necessary when the temperatures get above 90. To stay cool on your commute, here are the frosty destinations near MARTA to explore. Butter & Cream Next to the Decatur station on the blue line, Butter & Cream has scoops of homemade ice cream and well […]

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Atlanta BBQ Restaurants Near MARTA

There’s nothing like barbecue in the South. And while Atlanta isn’t Texas or the Carolinas, there are many great restaurants that blend the best barbecue techniques and flavors from around the country. Hungry yet? If so, check out these barbecue restaurants near MARTA for easy spots to get a bite to eat. Restaurants are listed roughly […]

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Romantic Restaurants Near MARTA

While a horse and carriage, yacht or private plane might be some of the more romantic forms of travel, a local train trip can at least get you somewhere romantic. There are many places to eat near MARTA stations, so you don’t have to walk far for a special meal. And besides, sometimes an after […]

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MARTA to the Krog Street Market

The Krog Street Market is an indoor market with dining and retail inside part of the historic Stove Works factory complex at 99 Krog Street. You can shop for specialty gifts and items, enjoy a beer at Hop City or grab a bite to eat one of many restaurants — both casual counters and sit-down table-service eateries. […]

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MARTA to Ponce City Market

Ponce City Market is a live, work, play destination at 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue near the North Avenue MARTA station on the red and gold rail line. In addition to offices, apartments, shops and restaurants, there is a rooftop with games and a bar. A bus, bike or Lyft/Uber connection is required unless you […]

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MARTA to Park Tavern

Overlooking Piedmont Park, Park Tavern is a restaurant, bar and event venue near the Midtown MARTA station on the red and gold rail lines. Perks include a large outdoor patio with TVs, ice skating in the winter, cheap beer on rainy days and concerts/festivals including Summer Sunsets, Oysterfest and Lucky Fest. Train + Walking Directions Take a red […]

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