Time to submit your nominations for AJC’s Best of Atlanta 2017

It’s time to let your voice be heard, Atlanta.

AJC’s Best of Atlanta is back, giving our readers the chance to decide the best restaurants, local personalities and experiences in Atlanta.

Last year, hundreds of metro Atlantans from College Park to Buford selected the best of the best, including the best pizzabest Mexican restaurant and even the best radio personality.

To vote in the latest AJC Best of Atlanta poll, visit

Here’s how you can take part this year:

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Nominate. We want you to let us know which businesses, landmarks and happenings should be named the best in Atlanta. Leave your nominations in the comments section and we’ll gather them up to create the final list of nominees for each category. 

Vote. Every Monday starting Jan. 30, we’ll announce one new category and open up the polls for seven days. You can find the latest poll on or by liking AJCaccessATL on Facebook.

Share. Tell your best buds, co-workers,mom, dad and everyone in between to vote. When you share on social media, use the hashtag #AJCBestofATL

Celebrate the winner. Winners are chosen 100 percent by reader votes. Each week’s winner will be revealed on Mondays, so make sure to check back every Monday in 2017 to vote for the newest category and see the latest winner.

Here are the 2017 Best of Atlanta categories we want your input on:

Mac and cheese


First date spot

Atlanta dish under $10

Tourist attraction

ZIP code


Spring festival

Brunch dish

Atlanta sports star


Dog Park


Movie Theater

Happy hour


Fried chicken


Music festival 

Farmers market


Family attraction

Ice Cream

Atlanta suburb

TV anchor

Late-night spot


Atlanta chain

Brunch cocktail


Food truck

Art gallery

Sports bar

Fall festival

Coffee shop



Atlanta radio personality


Mexican restaurant

Local charity

Town square


Holiday activity

For a complete listing of last year’s Best of Atlanta winners, visit

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