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Chops Lobster Bar Restaurant Review: Two restaurants in one for atmosphere, and each reaching into the other's menu if needed, this long-popular Atlanta establishment does both aspects very well. Chops (upstairs) is the place for steaks, while the Lobster Bar (downstairs) is a seafood destination. We think the lump crab cake is probably the best in the city, although if available in season, it's hard to beat the soft-shell crabs. The lobster bisque doesn't disappoint either, and we recommend paying extra to get the additional lobster meat. Halibut or wild-caught salmon in season are standouts in the fin department, but some may find the portion puny. Chops offers certified A5 authentic Wagyu Kobe beef filet at $25 per ounce. The shareable 20-ounce bone-in rib-eye’s flavor needs no embellishment, but if you must have one, the béarnaise sauce is spot-on, and a slice of foie gras on top is a sensible splurge. Vegetarians will enjoy the sides and the salads, especially the chopped salad. For dessert, go for the chocolate toffee crunch pie with caramel ice cream from Moretti's or the bread pudding. The wine list has great depth in Champagnes and, given Chops’ meat mission, is heavy on red wines. But we find the by-the-glass wine list uninspired. Plus, the selections don’t pair well with the food. Solution: Pay the $15 corkage fee and bring your own.