Explore the Westside/West Midtown District of Atlanta

Explore the Westside/West Midtown District of Atlanta

Founded in the 1960s, the bustling community of West Midtown is a hot spot for young professionals, entrepreneurs and creatives within the Atlanta region. The westside of Atlanta hosts several of the area’s best restaurants, hotels, retail stores, residential buildings, greenspaces and cultural events – making it a great relocation and tourist spot!

Job Opportunities

Rich in culture, community and creativity, West Midtown is one of the best areas to start your career or business. With many successful start-ups and major corporations, including Gordon Foods, Nike, Pindrop Security, Adobe and Sovos Software, and leasing office spaces in Atlanta’s westside, residents have endless job opportunities. West Midtown residents also have easy access to a multitude of breweries, restaurants, entertainment venues, retail stores and art galleries, as well as the BeltLine and Westside Park.

Places to Eat

Spreading good vibes and serving nourishing bites, Upbeet is an upscale-yet-casual healthy food joint with the mission to provide Atlanta whole foods without heavy processing or harmful chemicals. The menu includes grains, greens, smoothies, smoothie bowls, superfood lattes, coffee and a build-your-own bowl option.

Are you looking for the best authentic Mexican street food in Atlanta? Rreal Tacos offers mouth-watering tacos and cheesy quesadillas made with the freshest cuts of meat and ingredients sourced from various regions of Mexico to deliver an authentic taste. With online delivery, take-out and restaurant dine-in options, Rreal Tacos is perfect for a sit-down meal or a quick weekday pickup!

Atlanta Westside Food

Nick’s Westside is a unique neighborhood restaurant and bar on the west side of Atlanta. Intending to provide “local foods with global flavors,” Chef Nick Leahy creates incredible dishes that host flavors inspired from all across the world while sourcing sustainable, local ingredients. The menu features The Best Cheese & Charcuterie Board in Atlanta, Salmon Poke Tacos, Westside Burger, Beer Braised Chicken Leg and much more!

Discover Israeli cuisine with a modern twist at Aziza! The menu includes non-traditional Israeli dishes with influences from Lebanese, Iranian, Moroccan and Persian kitchens, such as Latke, Lamb Shank and, of course, Falafel. Aziza offers reservations, online ordering and a private space for large family dinners and special events.

Things to Do

Connecting the heart of Atlanta to some of the historic westside neighborhoods, the Westside BeltLine Connector is a 1.7-mile multi-use trail that provides residents and visitors plenty of opportunities to exercise and explore the outdoors. The trail connector begins at the Northside Drive and Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard intersection, extending to the northwest and passing through several westside communities, including Bankhead, English Avenue and Howell Station.

Located in West Midtown’s King Plow Arts Center, Terminal West is an intimate music and special events venue that hosts unforgettable shows and artists, including Charlie Puth, Imagine Dragons, Two Chainz, The Killers and many more! This century-old factory-turned-venue space is perfect for seeing underground artists, up-and-coming bands and your favorite artists, perform in an up-close-and-personal setting.

Atlanta Westside BeltLine Connector

Explore the beautiful art showcased at the KAI LIN ART gallery! Founded by Yu-Kai Lin in 2008, this creative space focuses on established and emerging artists in the Southeastern area. KAI LIN ART was chosen as one of the Top 50 Cultural Destinations in Atlanta as well as Best Gallery by Jezebel Magazine, Georgia Voice, Creative Loafing, Haute Living and Fenuxe Magazine.

Westside Provisions District is a shopping mall filled with upscale retail stores and delicious dining places. Located on Howell Mill Road, Westside Provisions District offers West Midtown a sophisticated shopping experience with shops such as Anthropologie, Brick + Mortar, Free People and Warby Parker.

The shopping mall also offers a wide array of recreational activities for Westside/West Midtown residents and visitors, including luxury skincare treatments at Artisan Beauté, barbering services at The Commodore, nail treatments and services at Nouvelle Nails and more!

Westside/West Midtown residents also have easy connections to Georgia 400, I-75/85 and a direct train route to Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport – making travel within and outside of the metro area a breeze.


Atlanta Westside Emory Hospital
Photo Courtesy of Emory University Hospital

With easy access to top-rated healthcare facilities, living a healthy lifestyle in West Midtown is a breeze. Local medical options include Northside Medical Midtown, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Peachtree Immediate Care – Midtown, Peachtree Orthopedics, and Piedmont Physicians at Atlantic Station.

For more information on this blooming community of West Midtown, visit www.MidtownATL.com.

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