Delicious deals: Best lunch specials in metro Atlanta

Bartaco's offers delicious main courses.
Photo by Many Vargas, courtesy of Bartaco

Looking for a lunch in Atlanta that is both delicious and a great deal? The following restaurants all serve delicious food and have some form of combo deal (mostly on weekdays).

Note that some of these restaurants have rotating menus, so you may not always have the same options each day, and note that some of the lunch specials may or may not be available in multiple locations. Bon appetit!


Taco ‘bout a great lunch special - Bartaco offers a “lunch tray” at their bar, where you can choose three tacos of various flavors or one rice bowl plus a chopped salad or soup - all for $12. Choose from taco and bowl flavors ranging from spiced chicken verde to seared chorizo and more.

Location: Multiple Locations; Website:

Farm Burger

One of Atlanta’s favorite burger joints has a lunch special across all of its locations, including Dunwoody, Grant Park, Buckhead, Midtown, Decatur and more. The $10.99 Lunch Combo gives you the ability to build your own burger with fries or a side salad, plus a drink.

Location: Multiple Locations; Website:

La Oaxaquena Taqueria

This quaint Oaxacan taqueria south of Atlanta in Jonesboro is well worth visiting. It offers a variety of lunch specials, ranging from two Mexican tacos (meat, onion and cilantro on a corn tortilla), two American tacos (meat, shredded lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and shredded cheese on a flour tortilla), two sopes (corn patties topped with meat, refried beans, lettuce, queso fresco and sour cream), and much more at various prices.

Location: Jonesboro - 605 Mt Zion Rd; Website:; Contact: 770-960-3010

Mediterranean Grill

Quick-service eatery Mediterranean Grill offers a “business lunch special” consisting of a chicken plate, vegetarian plate or combination feast paired with a fountain drink, all for $10.

Location: Multiple Locations; Website:

No Mas! Cantina

Nestled in Castleberry Hill, this colorful restaurant is a direct escape to Mexico and offers multiple lunch menu specials, including 3 “Tacos de Birria,” or brisket tacos for $16 and available Monday, Wednesday and Friday only. You can also get a “combinacion de la casa” of tacos, enchiladas, tamales or relleno with two sauces, poblano rice and refried beans for $11.

Location: Castleberry Hill - 180 Walker St SW; Website:; Contact: 404-574-5678

Souper Jenny

Enjoy a souper “Lunch Combo” at this souper casual and healthy cafe for $18 plus tax consisting of two $9 menu items (bowl of soup, salad or sandwich) with a free cookie, drink and piece of fruit. Menu items change daily but consist of everything ranging from green goddess soup to a flank steak and bleu cheese sandwich.

Location: Multiple Locations; Website:

Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft

Located in Brookwood Hills, Tuk Tuk Thai Food Loft offers three lunch specials during weekdays. These include the Tuk Tuk Lunch Box for $14, consisting of rice, soup and two Thai dishes in a Thai-style lunchbox; the Chicken Satay Salad for $13, consisting of grilled chicken, cucumber, red onion, bean sprouts and a peanut sauce dressing; and Thai fried rice for $13, with an extra $2 for beef and an extra $3 for shrimp.

Location: Buckhead - 1745 Peachtree Rd NW; Website:; Contact: 678-539-6181

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