The concept behind Icon Bar & Bistro is unique: Provide quality food and entertainment in a chic, yet friendly, New York Soho like atmosphere.
Icon is an intimate yet undisclosed space in the heart of downtown Atlanta, in the historic Fairlie-Poplar district. It is an inviting stylish and eclectic restaurant and bar that offers fine American Cuisine, awesome jazz, impeccable service and an impressive wine list. Its’ unique dining experience is equally as satisfying to the eye and ear as well as the palate. Its beautiful aesthetics include 20-foot high ceilings, brick walls, and a display of fabulous artwork, from many local artists. Icon’s cool décor fits the neighborhood like a glove.
Opening in May of 2001, Icon is a newcomer to the downtown scene. If you have not heard of it that is because regulars guard this precious hidden gem with their lives.
The cozy café sparkles as Icon’s creative, innovated and talented Executive Chef Quadirah Girault and her team prepare flavorful, contemporary American Cuisine. In trying to befit the multi-cultural clientele that the diverse city host, Girault has created a distinctive menu, which includes imported pastas, fresh salmon cooked on a cedar wood plank, the best cuts of filet mignon, and much more.
Lunch at Icon is a wonderful experience complemented by large windows that light up the dining room; a perfect stage-set for the business executive or the casual student. During the evening, the dinning area converts into an intimate candle-lit hideaway, perfect for dinner with that special someone or late night dining. Start your Sunday with Icon’s classy yet extremely comfortable brunch.
With an emphasis on quality: The menu includes Eggs Benedict, Stuffed French Toast, and Fried Chicken with Cinnamon Waffles. Icon’s brunch is topped off with live jazz and a Bloody Mary Bar for those who need a subtle distraction on a Sunday Morning.
Flavors to excite the palate… Sounds to ignite the soul.
From the moment you walk along the cobblestone-paved Poplar Street, adjacent to our covered sidewalk dining, you’ll agree that Icon exudes the charm of an European café.
Come inside to enjoy a cocktail at our sleek and sexy modern bar, take in the artwork on display, or to enjoy the sounds of great jazz.
Icon offers an ambience unlike any other Atlanta dining experience. Perfect for a romantic evening, a business luncheon, rehearsal dinner or cocktail reception. If you are interested in the ultimate dining experience come and try Icon for yourself.