By Marlena Turner

The holiday season is synonymous with family, fun, and food; with emphasis on food. From Thanksgiving up until the New Years celebration, there are plenty of parties and gatherings accompanied with rich and delicious dishes that add a few extra inches to your waistline. So when the holiday season is over, the best way to start slimming back down to your pre-holiday weight, are only a few choice options away in the city of Atlanta. It’s the new year, and its the perfect opportunity to switch up your diet and try some of these amazing low carb dishes to help with that new year resolution to lose some weight. Here are the best low carb dishes in Atlanta.

Joey D’s Oak Room
1015 Crown Pointe Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30338
(770) 512-7063

Joey D’s Oak Room is known for their rich and deliciously giant aged steaks, and overstuffed corned beef sandwiches. While that doesn’t sound like a low carb heaven, with the perfect combination it can be. With a cuisine that’s a mixture of New York flare and cajun New Orleans flavors, its the ultimate Atlanta hot spot for lunch, dinner, or late night bites. If you’re looking to try one of the succulent steaks without the guilt, they have the perfect low carb dish in their filet mignon salad. With beautifully crisp lettuce, mushrooms, red onions, and a hand-cut marinated filet mignon, which comes with a tasty low carb vinaigrette.  It’s well prepared, and absolutely delicious choice for a low carb treat.

1935 Peachtree Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 352-4157

Gusto! is the perfect low carb heaven for anyone dedicated to eating a complete low carb diet. Their menu offer simple menu of grilled proteins, combined with fresh and flavorful ingredients prepared daily. Customers have the option to pick from their choice of mixed greens, brown rice, or flat bread or half and half. Then pair their starch with a protein of your choice chicken, mushroom, or shrimp. Finally top it off with one out of 6 of their delicious Gusto! sauces to complete your low carb dish. It’s simple, it’s fresh, its delicious low carb meals that your taste buds will love.

Fresh To Order
Spire Building
860 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 593-2323

What if I told you about a special restaurant that serves high quality chef-made fresh to order cuisine at a casual price point that all can enjoy? That’s exactly what Fresh To Order is. Fresh To Order kitchen is filled with expertly trained chefs, fresh produce and ingredients, and offer impeccable service that patrons have come to love. They have a strong menu that features many tasty low carb dishes. The best low carb dishes on their menu to try is their almond crusted seared tuna with asian slaw and dijon vinaigrette, which can be found on their Chef’s small plates menu. They also offer a menu of fresh and flavorful salads. All of their dishes offer great portions sizes and the average price per dish is around $9 for delicious high quality cusines.

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Yeah! Burger
1017 N. Highland Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 437-7845

When Yeah! Burger burst onto the Atlanta restaurant scene, it instantly stood out from any other burger joint in the city. Here was a burger joint that catered to those who wanted fresh farm to table food, and hight quality ingredients unlike any other burger joint. While you can still get your traditional burger, make it a low carb treat with a choice of turkey, chicken, veggie, or gluten-free vegan black bean burger. When pairing your burger creation with one of their delicious sides, you have the option to choose traditional fries or one of their delicious salads, brussels sprouts, or cauliflower. With great ingredients, and excellent service, you can’t go wrong with any low carb dish option at Yeah! Burger.

Souper Jenny 
1 W. Court Square, Suite 130
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-1500

Souper Jenny is a local Atlanta favorite that serves up delicious food made with fresh farm to table organic ingredients. They have a daily menu of delicious soups, salads and sandwiches accompanied with the best customer service around. Typically in the cooler months, they offer six hot soups and a few chilled including crowd favorites My Dad’s Turkey Chili and Chicken Tortilla, and not-to-mention they offer gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options every day. They change up their menu daily so patrons join their email list or frequent their website for daily menus each week.  Souper Jenny is the perfect neighborhood restaurant for low carb comfort food that your taste buds will absolutely enjoy and come back for more. Their service is friendly, warm and inviting.

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