Morningside/VaHi Guidebook

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Morningside/VaHi Guidebook

Food Scene

Our favorite European-style bakery with bread, pastries, a cheese counter, sandwiches & salads made to order, plus lots of other goodies and wine!
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Alon's Bakery & Market
1394 North Highland Avenue Northeast
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Our favorite European-style bakery with bread, pastries, a cheese counter, sandwiches & salads made to order, plus lots of other goodies and wine!
This little Italian market is such a delight. The owner is originally from Naples and lived in Tuscany before relocating to Atlanta with his wife. They serve Italian sandwiches, salads, and desserts, plus they have a selection of pasta (fresh and dried), Italian wine, and hand-painted ceramics.
Tuscany At Your Table
1050 North Highland Avenue Northeast
This little Italian market is such a delight. The owner is originally from Naples and lived in Tuscany before relocating to Atlanta with his wife. They serve Italian sandwiches, salads, and desserts, plus they have a selection of pasta (fresh and dried), Italian wine, and hand-painted ceramics.
A great, neighborhood coffee shop just steps from our house. They serve coffee, tea, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches. They have plenty of room to sit and do work or visit with friends.
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San Francisco Coffee Roasting Co.
1192 North Highland Ave NE
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A great, neighborhood coffee shop just steps from our house. They serve coffee, tea, pastries, and breakfast sandwiches. They have plenty of room to sit and do work or visit with friends.
A neighborhood wine store owned and curated by a certified sommelier. This is a great spot if you want guidance in choosing a bottle(s) of wine.
Highland Fine Wine
1402-6 North Highland Avenue Northeast
A neighborhood wine store owned and curated by a certified sommelier. This is a great spot if you want guidance in choosing a bottle(s) of wine.
A family-friendly, neighborhood steakhouse
Nowak’s
1397 North Highland Avenue Northeast
A family-friendly, neighborhood steakhouse
Family-friendly burger spot with locally-sourced ingredients. Indoor and outdoor (covered) seating available. Small free parking lot.
Farm Burger
1017 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Family-friendly burger spot with locally-sourced ingredients. Indoor and outdoor (covered) seating available. Small free parking lot.
Neighborhood butcher and market offering locally-sourced cuts of meat, local produce, high-end pantry items, and a coffee bar.
Kinship Butcher & Sundry
1019 Virginia Avenue Northeast
Neighborhood butcher and market offering locally-sourced cuts of meat, local produce, high-end pantry items, and a coffee bar.
Family-friendly neighborhood pizza parlor with whole pizzas, pizzas by the slice, and sub sandwiches. Indoor seating with arcade games, as well as a few sidewalk tables. Limited street parking.
Pielands Sub & Slice
1021 Virginia Avenue Northeast
Family-friendly neighborhood pizza parlor with whole pizzas, pizzas by the slice, and sub sandwiches. Indoor seating with arcade games, as well as a few sidewalk tables. Limited street parking.
Longtime neighborhood favorite for contemporary American fare. Reservations suggested. Valet parking and limited nearby street parking.
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Murphy's Restaurant
997 Virginia Avenue Northeast
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Longtime neighborhood favorite for contemporary American fare. Reservations suggested. Valet parking and limited nearby street parking.
Craft coffee and pastry treats with limited indoor and sidewalk seating.
PERC
1046 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Craft coffee and pastry treats with limited indoor and sidewalk seating.

Workout & Spa

Get a low-impact, toning workout at Pure Barre - Virginia Highlands (found in Morningside Village)
Pure Barre
240 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Get a low-impact, toning workout at Pure Barre - Virginia Highlands (found in Morningside Village)
Local day spa offering massages, facials, body treatments, waxing, and nail services. Free parking lot.
Natural Body Spa and Shop
1402 North Highland Avenue Northeast
Local day spa offering massages, facials, body treatments, waxing, and nail services. Free parking lot.

Parks

A quiet neighborhood park with playground equipment, picnic tables, and a small play field. There are nature travels adjacent to the park between E and W Sussex Roads. Free street parking.
Sunken Garden Park
A quiet neighborhood park with playground equipment, picnic tables, and a small play field. There are nature travels adjacent to the park between E and W Sussex Roads. Free street parking.
Shaded park with play equipment and small open areas for workouts/play. Free street parking.
Orme Park
Shaded park with play equipment and small open areas for workouts/play. Free street parking.
Vast park in the heart of Atlanta designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, architect of NYC's Central Park. Areas of interest include multiple playgrounds, ball fields, workout equipment, tennis courts (require reservation), splash pad, pool (Memorial Day - Labor Day, $5pp), dog park, and large lawns for events, picnics, and play. Home to the Atlanta Jazz Festival (Memorial Day Weekend) and many other festivals. There is a farmers market held in the park at the 12th Street entrance every Saturday morning. The Atlanta Botanical Garden is adjacent to the park (tickets required for entry). Very limited street parking nearby, as well as a paid parking deck.
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Piedmont Park
400 Park Dr NE
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Vast park in the heart of Atlanta designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, architect of NYC's Central Park. Areas of interest include multiple playgrounds, ball fields, workout equipment, tennis courts (require reservation), splash pad, pool (Memorial Day - Labor Day, $5pp), dog park, and large lawns for events, picnics, and play. Home to the Atlanta Jazz Festival (Memorial Day Weekend) and many other festivals. There is a farmers market held in the park at the 12th Street entrance every Saturday morning. The Atlanta Botanical Garden is adjacent to the park (tickets required for entry). Very limited street parking nearby, as well as a paid parking deck.
Neighborhood park with play equipment, sand volleyball courts, and open fields for play and events. Free street parking nearby.
John C Howell Park
797 Virginia Ave NE
Neighborhood park with play equipment, sand volleyball courts, and open fields for play and events. Free street parking nearby.