If you are tired of chain or fast food restaurants and want to support more locally based restaurants, here are some excellent area restaurant choices. We have personally eaten at each of these and can say thumbs up!

In Towne Lake -

1. El Ranchero Restaurant
1025 Rose Creek Drive
770-516-6616    One of the very first restaurants that opened in Towne Lake more than 20 years ago, reasonably price and a local favorite


2. Izumi Asian Bistro
2035 Towne Lake Parkway
678-238-1899 Bonus here: range of Asian options: Thai, Chinese, Asian  and large covered patio

15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

  3. Kani House
2455 Towne Lake Parkway
770-592-5264
Bonus here: Hibachi grill and sushi!

15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

 4. La Parrilla
1065 Buckhead Crossing
770-928-3606

15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

Bonus here: patio seating with live music on Saturday nights

    5. Song’s Garden
4451 Towne Lake Parkway
770-928-8387
15 best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

Bonus here: Patio seating and Chinese restaurant with all dishes being MSG-free!

 6. Tuscany Italian Restaurant
250 Cinema Way
678-453-0888

15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

Bonus here: open for lunch and dinner - located right across from the Cherokee 16 Movie Theater - great for date night

   

 And in the downtown Woodstock area we highly recommend:

7. Century House Tavern
125 E. Main Street
770-693-4582  Bonus here: located in extremely old, historic house in downtown Woodstock

 15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

8. Fire Stone Wood Fired Pizza & Grill
120 Chambers Street 770-926-6778  

 Bonus here:  Great outdoor patio with wood burning fireplace
15 best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

9. Ipp’s Pastaria & Bar
8496 Main Street
770-517-7305
15 Best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

Bonus here: from the creators of the Ippolito’s restaurant chain

   10. Pure Taqueria
405 Chambers Street
770-952-7873

15 best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

Bonus here: roof top bar

   11. Reel Seafood
8670 Main Street
770-627-3006

15 best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

Bonus here: also has open air patio seating and Sunday Brunch

  

12. Salt Factory Pub
8690 Main Street 678-903-6225

Bonus here: This self-described “upscale gastropub” uses local and organic ingredients

  15 best Towne Lake - Woodstock Restaurants

    

And if you want to drive just an extra few miles south of Woodstock you need to try:

13. Vespucci's  4805 Canton Road, Suite 100, Marietta, GA  30066

15 best restaurants in Towne Lake - Woodstock

They have a Marietta address but are located just a mile south of Woodstock.  Open for lunch and dinner.