The Optimist

The Optimist, 914 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta

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The Optimist
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Average Price: $31 to $50
Cuisine: Seafood
Dress Code: Casual Dress
The Optimist brings a seaside fish camp experience to landlocked Atlantans. The ever-changing menu features high-quality, sustainable seafood masterfully paired with fresh, local ingredients. From sophisticated, daily-catch dishes to crudos and beachside classics, chef-owner Ford Fry’s the Optimist transports guests to their favorite coastal haunts.

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The Optimist is #30 of 4003 things to do in Atlanta

3 of 5 stars3 out of 5
By: huntejk, Atlanta, Georgia
Fri 12 Mar, 2021
l We had been here about five years ago and noted that at that time they overbooked and our table was not ready and there was no place at the bar to wait. We were delayed this time, our Uber was almost...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: Anthonybrow, Atlanta, Georgia
Tue 16 Feb, 2021
l This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Atlanta area. Oysters flown-in fresh daily from the East, West and Southern coastal waters, shucked raw or cooked. GREAT salads and appetizer...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: ah64fish, Atlanta, Georgia
Mon 18 Jan, 2021
l First off they?re doing a good job with Covid safety measures. We haven?t been in a couple years, and it?s still amazing. We started with raw oysters and smoked fish dip. The oysters were some of the...

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The Optimist 914 Howell Mill Rd., Atlanta