Shopping & Dining
DeKalb County is the Perfect Location to Experience the Best of Atlanta!
Five major shopping malls and numerous shopping centers serve DeKalb County’s needs for both high-end and basic goods. Some areas cater to specific ethnic tastes, making for interesting shopping no matter where in the county you go. DeKalb’s cities, such as Decatur and Stone Mountain, also boast delightful shopping and dining districts.
Cuisine from around the globe can be found in DeKalb County. Taste Mexican and Asian cuisines in Chamblee, fresh Italian dishes in Stone Mountain Village, bagels-and-lox or country French in the Toco Hill area of Decatur, or African and Caribbean dishes near Avondale. Every part of DeKalb County has its delightful, home-grown restaurants, diners and cafés, ensuring that dining out in DeKalb is never boring.
Take a trip to the International Corridor for a shopping and dining experience spiced up with Asian and Latin flavors. If that doesn’t satisfy your international taste, stop by Your DeKalb Farmers Market, the world’s largest indoor market, where you can find food items from all four corners of the globe.
For outdoor recreation, the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area is located within a 20-minute drive east of downtown Atlanta and provides a number of outdoor activities, environmental education and heritage preservation in a unique setting.
Located six miles east of downtown Atlanta and accessible by I-85, I-75, I-20 and I-285, Atlanta’s DeKalb County is only minutes away from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and many downtown Atlanta attractions like the Georgia Aquarium, CNN Center, World of Coca-Cola and The Martin Luther King Jr, National Historic Site. DeKalb County is the perfect location to experience the best of Atlanta!