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Your guide to the 3 top spots in Atlanta's Morningside-Lenox Park neighborhood

Your guide to the 3 top spots in Atlanta's Morningside-Lenox Park neighborhood
Fat Matt's Rib Shack | Photo: Markus D./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on May 05, 2020.

Visiting Morningside-Lenox Park, or just looking to better appreciate what it has to offer? Get to know this Atlanta neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a barbecue spot to a day spa.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Morningside-Lenox Park, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Fat Matt's Rib Shack

Photo: Hosie T./Yelp

Topping the list is barbecue spot Fat Matt's Rib Shack. Open at 1811 Piedmont Ave. NE since 1990, it's the most popular business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 2,110 reviews on Yelp. This spot offers ribs, beer, live music and more. Try the chicken and ribs combo paired with macaroni and cheese and collard greens. Save room for pecan pie for dessert.

2. Jai Ho Indian Kitchen & Bar

Photo: Jai Ho Indian Kitchen & Bar/Yelp

Next up is Jai Ho Indian Kitchen & Bar, situated at 560 Dutch Valley Road NE, Suite 100. With 4.5 stars out of 153 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite. This spot, which last year added an outpost in Krog Street Market, serves up a full menu of authentic Indian favorites for dine-in, takeout and delivery. Sample the chicken Tikka with a side of rice.

3. Natural Body Spa and Shop

Photo: Natural Body Spa and Shop/Yelp

Finally, there's Natural Body Spa and Shop. Yelpers give the business — located at 1402 N. Highland Ave. NE, Suite 1 — 4.5 stars out of 76 reviews. This original location of the day spa, which has expanded to nearly a dozen locations in the tri-state area, offers facials, massages, waxing and other wellness services, including spa packages. 


This story was created automatically using local business data, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.