Craving Mediterranean food?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top Mediterranean spots around Atlanta, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.
Shoppers in the Atlanta area historically spend more in the winter at restaurants than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses get more customer reviews. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Atlanta-area restaurants rose to $30 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 3% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Aviva by Kameel
First on the list is Aviva by Kameel. Located at 225 Peachtree St. NE, Suite B-30, the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern spot, which also offers juices, smoothies and more, is the most popular Mediterranean restaurant in Atlanta, boasting five stars out of 1,461 reviews on Yelp.
2. Baraka Shawarma
Next up is Baraka Shawarma, situated at 68 Walton St. NW. With 4.5 stars out of 366 reviews on Yelp, the Mediterranean and Indian spot has proved to be a local favorite.
gusto!, located at 1935 Peachtree Road NE, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the New American, Mediterranean and fast food spot 4.5 stars out of 437 reviews.
4. Marrakech Express
Marrakech Express, a Moroccan and Mediterranean spot, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 82 Yelp reviews. Head over to 477 Flat Shoals Ave. SE to see for yourself.