Top 6 Healthy Restaurants in Atlanta for Kids and Pre-Teens

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Oct 15, 2023

Puberty, Growth, and Healthy Eating Go Hand-in-Hand

It is really challenging to find restaurants that value quality foods that support health and well-being and taste good. If you find yourself asking “where can I find healthy restaurants in Atlanta?” I hope the following will give you some options to consider! As I’ve discussed in previous posts, eating real food without pesticides, that are less processed, are more likely to help your child avoid a number of health problems, including obesity, precocious puberty, and the complications of polycystic ovary syndrome.

I hope these options are a good find for you!

Miller Union

Steven Satterfield, the executive chef and co-owner of Miller Union, is well-known for his dedication to sustainability and utilizing fresh, seasonal produce. He authored "Root to Leaf," a cookbook that reflects his philosophy of utilizing every part of a vegetable and minimizing waste. Miller Union often sources ingredients directly from local farmers and producers. The menu typically changes to reflect the availability of seasonal produce.The restaurant and Chef Satterfield have received numerous accolades and have been recognized nationally for excellence in cuisine and commitment to sustainability. The menu tends to be an inventive take on Southern cuisine, with a particular emphasis on vegetables and fresh, clean flavors. For the adults, Miller Union has been recognized for its wine program, which often features sustainable, organic, or biodynamic wines.

Farm Burger

This chain prioritizes local and organic ingredients, striving to create sustainable and delicious burgers. The burgers are typically made from 100% grass-fed beef. Various customization options and pre-designed burger choices might be available to cater to a range of palates. Other than beef, some locations offer alternative proteins like chicken and pork, which are often sourced with similar ethical standards in mind. They might provide plant-based options to cater to vegetarian and vegan customers. Farm Burger has been known for prioritizing the use of fresh, local, and organic ingredients whenever possible. Menus might be crafted with seasonal availability in mind, utilizing produce that’s at its peak. Farm Burger has multiple locations, not only in Atlanta but in various spots across the United States.


MetroFresh aims to create menus that highlight fresh and nutritious ingredients.
Their offerings tend to balance health-conscious eating with flavorful and satisfying dishes. MetroFresh tends to be mindful of various dietary preferences and restrictions, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Mitchell Anderson founded MetroFresh in Midtown Atlanta with the concept of providing "Fresh Food, Fast" to the community. Their website touts “MetroFresh uses the freshest in-season ingredients, locally grown and organic when possible, to build unexpected flavor combinations you don’t often find at a fast-casual cafe.” There are now two locations in Atlanta.

Good Kitchen + Market

The mantra at Good Kitchen and Market is to have “more vegetables, thoughtfully-sourced protein, quality grains and no refined sugar, canola oil, GMOs, antibiotics or ingredients we can’t pronounce that belong in a laboratory.” From specialized coffee drinks prepared with East Pole coffee, to biodynamic wines, local brews, and a market cooler with kombucha and sparkling water, there's something for everyone. They are sensitive to many specialized diets, including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free. They even take their calling to our four-legged companions and they offer bacon snacks to scrambled eggs to chicken or beef bowls. The bottom line is that everyone “can eat, drink and be healthy at GOOD.”

True Food Kitchen

True Food Kitchen is a health-conscious restaurant chain. Founded by Dr. Andrew Weil, the restaurant follows his anti-inflammatory diet and focuses on serving foods that are not only delicious but also nutritious and good for the body. The menu is crafted to offer nutrient-dense options that align with a health-conscious lifestyle. Catering to various dietary preferences and restrictions, the menu typically includes gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. There’s a focus on using quality, wholesome, and, when possible, organic ingredients. The menu at True Food Kitchen often changes with the seasons to ensure the use of fresh and seasonal produce. True Food Kitchen often incorporates sustainable practices in their operations, such as using environmentally friendly packaging.There's often an educational component, where the brand shares information about healthy living and nutritious eating.

Kale Me Crazy

This restaurant chain was born out of a personal desire by the founder, Roi Shlomo, for everyone to have healthy food choices. When he learned in a documentary about additives, growth hormones, and other chemically altered processes prominent in the food industry, he set out to fulfill an all-organic diet. Kale Me Crazy offers a wide range of smoothies and cold-pressed juices, often packed with fruits, vegetables, and superfoods. A strong emphasis is made on providing nutrient-dense food and beverage options. Aiming to make healthy food accessible and convenient for a wide range of customers, Kale Me Crazy has expanded through a franchise model and has multiple locations in various states. While focused on health and wellness, they may also engage in practices aimed at sustainability and reducing environmental impact, such as using compostable materials for packaging.


This is not an exhaustive list of offerings in Atlanta, but it’s a good starting point. Knowing that some of these offerings have multiple locations also makes it easier to find a restaurant that helps you achieve your family’s health needs while being closer to you!

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