The area around the Garnett MARTA station isn’t known for restaurants or retail, but it is known for neighboring Atlanta’s Greyhound bus terminal. With people coming and going on the buses, finding a place to eat before or after a trip can be a necessary part of the journey. See the list below to view your options.
South Downtown Restaurants
The Original Jamaican Restaurant
Closest to the Garnett MARTA station, the Original Jamaican Restaurant features Caribbean and Jamaican food in a casual setting. Sandwiches, salads, jerk chicken and fresh vegetables are some of the menu highlights. Exit the MARTA station on Trinity Avenue and turn right and walk about a block.
If you keep walking on Trinity Avenue past the Jamaican restaurant, you’ll reach Subway if you need a quick sandwich.
Mama Mia’s Pizzeria and Italian Grill
At the Subway, turn left on Central Avenue to reach Mama Mia’s Pizza and Italian Grill. Another casual dining spot, you can order pizza, salads, calzones, wings, subs and more. Walking time is about 8 minutes.
Or take the main exit out of the station to Trinity and cross over the street to enter Broad Street. Walk a block and turn right on Mitchell Street for:
For a quick pizza, wings or a sandwich, head to Unique Pizzeria.
Fred’s place offers home-cooked breakfast or lunch with Southern meats and sides.
Castleberry Hill Restaurants
Near the Garnett MARTA station is the Castleberry Hill neighborhood across the freight railroad tracks, though use extra caution when walking here from the station. Take the Trinity Avenue exit out of the station and turn left on Trinity (which turns into Peters Street SW) and walk two to three blocks for: