10 Best Atlanta Frech Restaurants for a Special Occasion or Just Because

Sometimes, the urge to have French food strikes, and nothing satisfies until you get it. When that happens, count on 10Best to point you in the direction of Atlanta's best French restaurants. We understand the desire to have a great meal, and we work hard to bring you the top places to eat in Atlanta. We vet restaurants carefully for quality, and when we recommend popular eateries like Anis Bistro or tell you that Atmosphère Restaurant gets good reader feedback, you can believe it. From Buckhead to Emory, we'll make sure you get - and eat - what's best.

We've covered all areas of the city to make sure we highlight the very best French restaurants around. So, whether you want to enjoy happy hour at Violette off of Clairmont Road or visit Babette's Cafe for their immensely popular Sunday Brunch, you know you are going to have a spectacular experience with either. 

If you are looking for fun lunch outing, we've got you covered there as well. Bistro Niko is a nice spot for an upscale lunch or for a business meeting. 

Wherever you choose to dine for French food, rest assured you'll find a great spot when you pick from our list of 10 Best French restaurants in Atlanta. 



Douceur de France is located in a nondescript area of Marietta. Inside of a renovated old home, the restaurant is best suited for small groups, both for the space inside and the tiny parking lot outside. They serve authentic French food and...  Read More

Buford Highway


Between the charming pianist at the entrance to the warm lighting and cozy atmosphere, this is what guests can expect to find to welcome them to this cute restaurant in the Clairmont road area. Canard à la Lavande (duck with lavender infused...  Read More

Atmosphère Restaurant


The neighborhood surrounding Ansley Park doesn't want for lack of charm, and folks there surely thank their lucky stars that one of their neighbors just happens to be this romantic French number. Located in an old, restored home, Atmosphère...  Read More



This restaurant located in the Decatur Square is easy to miss - be on the lookout for it. French classics like Coq au Vin are on the menu and should not be missed. Other french classics like Chicken Cordon Bleu and Beef Bourguignon. They often...  Read More

Babette's Café


Occupying a converted bungalow in the historic Highlands area, the dining room is pure Country French. You won't be disappointed with the array of classic delectable dishes offered up, including escargots and creme brulee. And while French fare...  Read More

Bistro Niko


This quaint bistro in Atlanta's bustling Buckhead area serves up traditional French fare in a casual, yet sophisticated, setting of antique decor and warm lighting that give the space a Parisian flair. The menu, complete with French titles and...  Read More

Anis Bistro


With its lazy, easy ambience, you'll want to linger in this wonderful bungalow restaurant, preferably on its enviable patio, and enjoy great French cuisine. Begin with classic, white wine-steamed mussels or trout or halibut before sampling the...  Read More



This fabulous French-inspired restaurant is located in Atlanta's warehouse district. The industrial feel of the neighborhood extends to the quirky decor, which includes milk bottles that serve as hanging lights. The menu features appetizers of...  Read More


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