5/02/2012 10:03:00 AM

Atlanta Survey Results Are Live!

Whether you call it Atlanta or Hotlanta, there are some pretty awesome restaurants in Georgia's capital city, at least judging by our 2012/13 Atlanta Restaurants Survey, which comes out today! The guide covers 471 restaurants in the metro Atlanta area and is based on a survey of 2,899 diners in the region.

The surveyors have covered a ton of restaurants between them, but folks in this city are actually eating out less, 3.2 times per week compared to 3.3 in our last survey. Even so, that is more than the national average of 3.1, which may have something to do with the city's low prices - an average meal cost $30.15, which was down 1.9% since the last survey and is five bucks lower than the national average of $35.57.

So which eateries came out on top? Drumroll! For the 17th straight year, Bacchanaila has been named the city's best restaurant, scoring a 29 out of 30 in the Food category. That eatery also won the Most Popular title, while Nan Thai Fine Dining won for Decor and Buckhead's Bone's Restaurant took the top honors in the service category. If you're looking to try something fresh, hit up Woodfire Grill, which was named the city's Top Newcomer.

Pick up a copy of the new guide at your local bookstore, or check out the full results on zagat.com. You can also get a sneak peek at some of the top lists on our Google Plus page. We don't know about you, but for the rest of the day we're going with the Hotlanta label.

Photo: brenanlim via Flickr 


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