General Information Sources
Those who plan to drive & will need parking on campus should consult web site (2) below. The airport (3) and MARTA (4) web sites are also provided below.
(1) View campus maps at (search for "Moore Student Success Center"): <http://gtalumni.org/campusmap>
(2) For information on directions to campus and parking on campus: <http://www.enrollment.gatech.edu/visits/index.html>
(3) Information on Hartsfield Int'l Airport at: <http://www.atlanta-airport.com/>
(4) Information on MARTA at: <http://www.itsmarta.com/>
The Country Place 1197 Peachtree Street NE (404) 881-0144
Located in Colony Square. American fare served in a relaxed atmosphere (white tablecloth, but dress casual or business attire is appropriate). Entrees range from $8.00 to $16.00 for lunch; $14.00 to $23.00 for dinner.
Veni Vidi Vici 41 Fourteenth Street (404) 875-8424
Located at Spring and 14th Street on the street level of the IBM parking complex, this is an upscale Italian restaurant specializing in northern Italian fare. There is an open pit rotisserie. The dress is business-casual to dressy for your special occasions. Outdoor seating is available in warm weather. Prices range from $11.00 to $17.00 for lunch, and $13.00 to $25.00 for dinner.
South City Kitchen 1144 Crescent Avenue (404) 873-7358
Located at the corner of Crescent and 14th Street. Charming southern fine dining in a casual but polished atmosphere. This is the place for that "typical of Atlanta" search. Lunch entrees range from $7.00 to $13.00; dinner from $14.00 to $24.00.
La Bamba 1139 Peachtree Street (404) 892-8888
Neighborhood Mexican restaurant. Nothing fancy but food is good and the portions are more than ample. Don 't dress up. Just go to eat good Mexican food and have fun. Located at corner of West Peachtree and 13th Street. Entrees range in price from $6.00 to $15.00.
Coohills Steakhouse 1100 Peachtree Street (404) 724-0901
Located at the corner of 12th Street and Peachtree. Upscale steakhouse with a southern flair. Outdoor seating, weather permitting. Dress is casual to business attire. Lunch entrees range in price from $7.00 to $18.00; dinner entrees are priced from $19.00 to $33.00.
Vickery's 1106 Crescent Avenue (404) 881-1106
A must for at least one night while staying in town. An old house (Mrs. Vickery was a friend of Margaret Mitchell). Great Cuban sandwiches and black beans and rice. Priced moderately and the atmosphere is fun. Open 11:00 a.m. to midnight daily; entrees priced from $8.00 to $18.00.
Fubar 1136 Crescent Avenue (404) 873-6307
Seafood raw bar, featuring crab, oysters, clams and shrimp. Open till 2:00 a.m. on weekends.
Gorin's 1170 Peachtree Street (404) 892-2500
Located on the corner of Peachtree and 14th Street. Classic diner style from the 1950's. Menu features large burgers, great ice cream and milkshakes, plus some of the best chicken salad in Atlanta. Outdoor seating is available. Fare ranges from $5.00 to $9.00.
Marriott Suites Atlanta Midtown; 35 14th Street NW (404) 876-8888, Located 1/2 block from Marta station
Take 75/85 N to 10th & 14th Streets exit. Go through the 1st intersection then right at the next traffic light onto 14th Street. The hotel is located 4 blocks down on the right. OR Take MARTA to the ARTS CENTER station. Exit to 14th Street; walk 1/2 block to hotel.
Wyndham Hotel Midtown; 125 Tenth Street NE (404) 873-4800. Take 75/85 N to 10th & 14th Streets exit. Go right onto 10th Street. The hotel is located 3 to 4 blocks down on the right. OR Take MARTA to the MIDTOWN station. Exit on 10th Street side; go right to Peachtree Street; about 1 block from station to hotel, adjacent to the First Union Building.
Courtyard by Marriott Midtown; 1132 Techwood Drive, (404) 607-1112, Take 75/85 N to 10th & 14th Streets exit. Go through the 1st intersection then left at the next traffic light onto 14th Street. Go left on Techwood. The hotel is located on the right. OR Take a taxi from the ARTS CENTER MARTA station.
Renaissance Atlanta Hotel Downtown; 590 West Peachtree Street, (404) 881-6000. Take 75/85 N to Exit Spring Street & West Peachtree Street exit. Stay in the left lane. At the 2nd light, go left onto West Peachtree Street. The hotel is located immediately on the right. OR Take MARTA to the NORTH AVENUE station. Exit on North Avenue side; hotel is across the street from the station.
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Buckhead; 3434 Peachtree Road NE. (404) 237-2700. Take 75/85 N to Atlanta then continue on 85 N to Georgia 400 exit. Exit off of Georgia 400 at the Lenox Road/Buckhead exit. Stay to the right off of the exit. Continue approximately 1 mile. The hotel will be on the right. OR Take MARTA to BUCKHEAD station; hotel is @ ¼ mile from station.
The Granada Suite Hotel; 1302 West Peachtree Street. (404) 876-6100. Take 75/85 N to Spring Street & West Peachtree Street exit. Stay in the left lane. At the 2nd light, go left onto West Peachtree Street. Hotel is on the left, across from MARTA station. OR Take MARTA train to the ARTS CENTER station; exit West Peachtree Street side, hotel is across the street at 16th Street.