Restaurateur Riccardo Ullio offers the same philosophy behind his successful Italian concepts with this delightful Mexican restaurant – to offer guests authentic, indigenous flavors while incorporating the eclectic, modern vibe of Atlanta’s Midtown area. Step into this rustic Mexican cantina and take a seat at the 360-degree bar area – it’s the perfect perch for just one, two – or a party. Escorpion features a taco menu with classics of al pastor, and Baja Tacos, as well as the tinga – a menu favorite – and tasty antojitos (small street-inspired bites) and regionally inspired dishes such as chile relleno. For groups of four to six, try the familia plating for any taco dish.

Escorpion’s fruitful drink menu features award-winning and nationally recognized craft cocktails and flights of tequila and mescal to enjoy while basking on the dark oak-wood patio that overlooks Atlanta’s beloved Peachtree Street.

The location is just right for pre- (or post-) theater dining – a short stroll from Atlanta’s Fabulous Fox Theater and just an Uber drive away from the Alliance and Woodruff Arts Center. And when there’s no show elsewhere, Escorpion creates its own, with salsa dancing and live music on select nights.