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Downwind Restaurant & Lounge

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Greek, Pub
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3915 Clairmont Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30341
+1 770-452-0973
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very casual, very nice place to eat. We spent several hours eating & looking at some old pics brought by one of our party. Airplanes landed & took off almost all through our meal. Service was very friendly & competent, though a bit slow... but there are times when you don't mind a certain slowness in the service, and this... More 

Thank cruiser-david
Atlanta, Georgia
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402 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We are at Downwind with my wife, son, mom and dad. I had the Greek salad with wild salmon and it was a big salad and very tasty. We also tried the hamburger and it was good. The food was very reasonably priced ($8-$14 per entree) and we loved watching the planes taxi, take-off and land while we ate. We... More 

Thank ahmonroe5
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been back here in a few years. Still has a great burger. The outside deck is a neat place to eat and watch aircraft up close. Lunch on Friday had a high volume of aircraft activity to enjoy!

Thank guitarflyer
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126 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I had eaten here previously - I liked it back then. We were greeted when we arrived. They have an outdoor patio and where you can eat outside. This is at the PDK airport - it overlooks the runways. It is not real big - the staff (Allanah) is right on it. I had the hotdog with fries - my... More 

Thank Michael V
Paducah, Kentucky
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246 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Bar food for sure. The server was really off--maybe under some kind of influence? Food was good. Basic, but with a lovely view of the planes taking off and landing. Good, inexpensive experience.

Thank Tina W
atlanta, ga
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137 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The only attraction of this longstanding restaurant is the fact that it sits at the runway of an airport. So the view is interesting. The food is average, our service good. Price reasonable. Be aware that it is on the second floor and there is no elevator.

Thank rcabr
Atlanta, Georgia
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68 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Downwind is owned by a Greek family, and they know how to turn out amazing food consistently. It's fun to watch the planes land and take off while eating, and their outside deck is quite popular. My husband and I visit at least twice a month, and we have never been disappointed.

1 Thank Robin1104
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54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Our four team members eat out together frequently. We often explore the non-chain restaurants; sometimes the results are similar: good, average food. That summarizes my opinion of last night's visit. In my opinion, Downwind did a competent job serving and preparing American bar food. The restaurant features two levels of terraced tables (one air conditioned, one al fresco, plus an... More 

Thank John H
Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We had lunch there yesterday after hearing how great it was. Our friend requested that his soup be piping hot and his salad dressing on the side. The soup was not really hot, and he had to ask for his salad dressing. My fish sandwich had one small piece of previously frozen fish. My husband's steak was good, but his... More 

Thank Lynne J
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This little hidden gem has the best food! You're likely to be greeted by the owner or his brother and by your second visit they'll know you by name! Don't let the location fool you, the food is top notch.

Thank Alice B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
American, Bar, Greek, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3915 Clairmont Road Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30341
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-452-0973

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?