The restaurant industry in Georgia has always been booming.
Atlanta is known for its rich culture, iconic food scene, and celebrity-studded bars and restaurants.
From secret rooftop beach clubs where supposed A-list guests party to local hangouts featured on legendary reality TV shows, Big Peach has it all.
You may be surprised to discover that some of these stars have their own menu.
Many celebrity restaurants put the names of their famous owners on signs and merchandise. But these stars have opted for a little more low-key branding.
Here are 6 Georgia restaurants you probably didn’t know were celebrity-owned.
Cuisine: Southern Upscale
Address: 110 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. Suites 102-104, Atlanta, GA
Why you must go: Fellaship is a cigar bar owned by famed quarterback Cam Newton. The chic space combines Southern cuisine with elements of fine dining.
Bankhead Seafood (coming soon)
Cuisine: Casual Seafood
Address: 1651 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW, Atlanta, GA
Why you must go: TI and Killer Mike purchased this historic property in 2018 when the original restaurant closed its doors after 50 years. While renovations are still ongoing at the original location, Bankhead Seafood has a food truck serving savory platters, sandwiches, and salads.
Blaze Steak & Seafood
Cuisine: Fine Steakhouse
Address: 3752 Cascade Rd. SW, Suite 110, Atlanta, GA
Why you must go: This upscale steak and seafood joint is owned by Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss. This posh eatery is a popular destination for locals for dates and celebratory meals.
chicken + beer
Cuisine: Craft Beer & Southern Comfort Food
Address: Concourse D, 6000 N. Terminal Pkwy Gate D5, Atlanta, GA
Why You Must Go: This location of Ludacris is actually located at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. They specialize in bringing comfort food from scratch to hungry travelers during long stays.
Cuisine: Tapas & Craft Cocktails
Address: 327 Peters Street SW, Atlanta, GA
Why you must go: This luxurious tapas lounge is part-owned by rapper 2 Chainz. The contemporary spot specializes in craft cocktails and meals made with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Escobar also offers a popular brunch menu.
Cuisine: Fine steaks and seafood
Address: 281 Peters Street SW, Atlanta, GA
Why you must go: This bistro is run by Love & Hip Hop stars Kirk & Rasheeda Frost. Their menu offers inventive twists on classic fine dining dishes like “crab fingers” and “lamb lollipops”.