A culinary guide to some of Roswell’s best restaurants
Residents of Roswell are fortunate to have a diversity of dining experiences to choose from among the many restaurants in Roswell, including some restaurants that feature gourmet cuisine. Located in an historic 1846 farmhouse overlooking landscaped hills and gardens, Lickskillet Farm Restaurant at 1380 Old Roswell Road, (770) 475-6484, serves contemporary American cuisine with fresh herbs and garnishes. Greenwood's at 1087 Green Street, (770) 992-5383, is another old Roswell home that was converted into a restaurant specializing in traditional American cuisine including fresh fish entrees, duck, chicken, pork chops, meatloaf and delectable desserts. Janousek's Restaurant at 1475 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 587-2075, is an elegant restaurant offering both American and European cuisine complemented by an impressive wine list and a full service bar.
A cozy and popular restaurant in Roswell for over 15 years, Anna Lee's at 425 Market Place, (770) 998-0086, is renowned for their creative sandwiches, homemade soups and tantalizing desserts. Slope's BBQ at 34 Crossville Road, (770) 518-7000, was selected as Roswell's best barbecue restaurant by culinary voters for its barbecued ribs, pork and chicken, traditional Brunswick stew, homemade side dishes and homemade cobblers.
Steak and seafood restaurants in Roswell
Stoney River Legendary Steaks at 10524 Alpharetta Highway in Roswell, (678) 461-7902, is an upscale restaurant specializing in aged, hand-cut Midwestern steaks and fresh seafood. Dick & Harry's at 1570 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 641-8757, serves contemporary American cuisine including a wide variety of fresh seafood, award winning crab cakes, steaks and chops, homemade ice creams and desserts. Aqua Blue, 1564 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 643-8886, features blue ribbon sushi and fresh seafood, steaks and chops.
Located in a little house with a big patio, YellowFin Restaurant at 1170 Canton Street, (678) 277-9551, offers an eclectic combination of fresh seafood, steaks, pastas and salads. The Brookwood Grill at 880 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 587-0102, serves high quality beef, chicken and fresh fish entrees with soups prepared from scratch daily. The Brookwood Grill also enlivens nightlife in Roswell on Tuesday through Saturday evenings with live piano music in their bar.
Best Italian restaurants, Chinese restaurants and Japanese restaurants
Elected by culinary voters as the #1 Italian restaurant in Roswell, Sugo at 408 South Atlanta Street, (770) 641-9131, is a family owned restaurant that offers specialties like Sugo Three Tenors, a 1lb. lamb shank simmered in port wine for 7 hours, traditional Roman Chicken Cacciatore and organic Pesce del Giorno. Featuring authentic Southern Italian cuisine, Salvatore Trattoria at 292 South Atlanta Street, (770) 645-9983, is another highly rated family owned restaurant in Roswell that offers home style Italian cooking. Fratelli di Napoli at 928 Canton Street, (770) 642-9917, also serves authentic Southern Italian cuisine complemented with an extensive wine list and a full service bar. And Ippolito's at 2270 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 992-0781, is family style Italian restaurant specializing in veal, chicken and seafood entrees, homemade sandwiches, pizzas, calzones and pastas.
In 2008 there were 17 Chinese restaurants in Roswell that provide the full range of regional Chinese cuisines including many different variations of meat and vegetable dishes. Japanese restaurants in Roswell that feature Sushi bars include Nagoya Japanese Restaurant, 48 King Street, (770) 998-9988; Tanaka Japanese Restaurant, 11235 Alpharetta Highway, (770) 740-1488; Misono Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi, 2500 Old Alabama Road, (770) 993-3037; Sapporo Japanese Steak & Seafood House, 910 Marietta Highway, (770) 998-9598; and Ninja Steak House, 1425 Market Boulevard, (770) 518-0658.
International specialty restaurants in Roswell
The Bridge Mexican Gourmet Restaurant at 10479 Alpharetta Street, (678) 373-1726, specializes in traditional Mexican food at reasonable prices, and Moe's Southwest Grill at 976 Mansell Road, (770) 992-9112, has a full menu of fresh Tex-Mex cuisine complete with build-to-order burritos and fajitas. Bistro VG at 70 West Crossville Road, (770) 993-1156, is Roswell’s friendly French bistro style restaurant and Panasia Vietnamese Bistro at 1580 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 594-2132, offers the only freshly made-to-order Vietnamese food in the North Atlanta area.
India Chef Restaurant at 11060 Alpharetta Highway in Roswell, (770) 645-6044, specializes in authentic Indian cuisine with spicy Tandoori and curry dishes. Byblos Restaurant at 10645 Alpharetta Highway, (678) 352-0321, and Sahara Mediterranean Grill at 550 West Crossville Road, (770) 594-8463, both serve authentic Lebanese and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Nightlife at restaurants and taverns in Roswell
Cheers Restaurant and Tavern at 720 Holcomb Bridge Road, (770) 587-0486, provides big screen TV’s, karaoke and trivia games, pool tables, dart games, a classic American style food menu, and live entertainment on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights. Chaplins 555 at South Atlanta Street, (770) 642-6981, is a friendly neighborhood bar and grill type restaurant that offers live entertainment every Wednesday and Saturday evening.