Want to push that special dinner over the top? Order one of these secret, off-menu dishes—not only will you earn some serious foodie cred with the restaurant, but you’ll get to enjoy delicious plates no one else in the restaurant even knows about. Take a look at some of our favorites:
King + Duke’s Prime Rib
This masculine meat mecca has done it again, but only for diners in the know. Chef E.J. Hodgkinson’s secret prime rib is cured overnight, cold-smoked for 6 hours and served alongside a whole grilled Alaskan king crab claw with crispy potatoes, horseradish crema, bordelaise and Tabasco brown butter. There are only 12 available each night, so get your order in stat.
3060 Peachtree Road N.W.
Lusca’s Trout Roe Toast
Show your server you know your stuff by ordering the hush-hush trout roe toast—a buttery sourdough will arrive, slathered in crème fraîche, briny roe, honey and Espelette pepper.
1829 Peachtree Road N.E.
Chops Lobster Bar’s Lobster Truffle Mashed Potatoes
Savvy diners know the key to an over-the-top meal at this Buckhead mainstay is an order of the über-luxe and ultra-underground truffled mashed potatoes topped with buttery lobster.
70 West Paces Ferry Road N.W.
10 Degrees South’s Biltong
Sure, standard biltong (South African beef jerky) is available on the regular menu, but discerning diners up the ante when they request one of the three clandestine flavors not listed on the menu—teriyaki, garlic and peri-peri.
4183 Roswell Road N.E.
Seven Lamps’ 50/50 Burger
Arguably Buckhead’s best burger isn’t found on any menu—for a taste, you’ll have to order chef Drew Van Leuvan’s classified creation from memory. Don’t worry, one taste of the burger—made from a blend of Brasstown Beef’s grass-fed brisket and top round—and it will be engrained forever. It’s grilled over a wood fire, covered with melty cheddar, topped with bacon, pickles and caramelized onions and sandwiched in a baked in-house brioche bun smothered with housemade Thousand Island dressing.
3400 Around Lenox Road N.E., Suite 217
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