Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

The Downwind

2000 Airport Rd. (Clairmont Rd.) Send to Phone
770-452-0973 | Menu
Activity at Peachtree-DeKalb Airport provides the scenery as you dine on burgers and good fish dishes.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key

The Downwind Restaurant Review

: As luxury private and corporate airplanes take off and land, diners enjoy the view from The Downwind’s screened-in and outdoor dining spaces. The place is popular with families who bring kids for early dinner and some entertainment --- although Fridays after 7 p.m. the rule is you must be 13 years of age. The restaurant is bedecked with plenty of aviation memorabilia, and among the patrons are a number of now-retired fly guys burnishing their memories. Good fish dishes include wild-caught (not farm-raised) salmon, and specials often feature such local delectables as triggerfish. Burgers are a huge draw, including one that features grass-fed beef raised without hormones and antibiotics. The wine list isn't anything extraordinary; this is, after all, a beer-focused bunch.

User Ratings & Reviews for The Downwind
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.