Explore the freshest new businesses to launch in Atlanta

Itching to check out the newest businesses to open in Atlanta? From a Middle Eastern spot to a pizza joint, read on to see the newest hot spots to land around town.

Mamoun's Falafel

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If you've got Middle Eastern on the mind, you're in luck. Mamoun's Falafel has added a new location at 1269 Northside Drive, Suite #720, in Loring Heights.

Expect traditional offerings such as hummus, Baba Ganouj and more. You'll also find grape leaves, pickled veggies and pita chips. Take a gander at the full menu here

The new locale has already attracted fans thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of 26 reviews on Yelp.

Claudia M., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on Jan. 28, wrote, "Delicious! We had the shawarma/chicken kebab plate with seasoned rice and salad! The hummus is yummy, too."


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Head over to 699 Ponce de Leon Ave., Suite #9, in Poncey-Highland and you'll find Rina, a new cocktail bar, wine bar and Middle Eastern spot.

According to the business's Facebook page, "We are an Israeli diner-style eatery now open on the eastside Atlanta Beltline."

You'll find the Amba chicken platter and the sea bass platter among the options here. Both are served with charred vegetables and Persian rice. Room for dessert? Look for the Tahini chocolate chip cookie on the menu.   

Yelpers are fans of Rina: It boasts five stars out of 23 reviews, so far.

Yelper Kashfia E. wrote, "I had the hummus with beef for $10. The hummus is super creamy. The beef is very flavorful and has a bit of a crunch to it. This is a must-order!"     

Crazy Dough's Pizza

Photo: Shantrell S./Yelp

Stroll past 708 Spring St. NW, Suite D, in Midtown and you'll find Crazy Dough's Pizza, a spot to score pizza and more.

This spot offers a variety of 20-inch gourmet pizzas, including the Margherita and sweet chili chicken, which comes with a Thai chili sauce. You can also build your own gourmet pie or opt for classics such as cheese and pepperoni. Take a peek at the full menu here.    

With four stars from three reviews, the newcomer is off to a good start, but it's still in the early days. 

Yelper Shantrell S. wrote, "My favorite thing here is that you can get your favorite creations by the slice. There is everything from short-rib pizza to chicken sausage to veggie and the perennial favorite, pepperoni!"

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