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Gunshow

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Ormewood Park, Atlanta
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    The experts at Eater and Creative Loafing Atlanta recommend this place
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    Eater
    "their West Coast burger and banana pudding."(10 Tips)
    Tricia B.
    "Love the way Gillespie's mind works."(3 Tips)
    Creative Loafing Atlanta
    "The West Coast burger, a classic Double-Double, was layered with..."(5 Tips)
    Eater
    "Kevin Gillespie’s flagship isn’t a place"(2 Tips)
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  • Stina P.
    Stina P.December 7, 2016
    unbelievable experience! dim sum style ordering where chef delivers plate right to table. awesome for 4 people menu changes every day. try banana pudding and braised lamb if you can 🔥
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 14, 2016
    The Gunshow is a must for anyone living in or visiting Atlanta. Here you'll have a hard time deciding between the Classic West Coast Burger or the mouth-watering Double Cheese Burger. Read more
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 19, 2015
    Eater National 38 member: Keep a sharp eye out for chef de cuisine Joseph Ward’s tweaks on standards, like a reinvented beef Wellington with crisp pastry or his glorious, gloppy "West Coast Burger."
  • Adam T.
    Adam TornesMay 24, 2016
    Really excellent from a former Top Chef runner-up. Delicious cocktails and food with unique dim-sum style serving. Only seat people on the hour so get reservations far in advance
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    James Royal-LawsonApril 4, 2015
    We said yes to everything that was shown to us. The pace was frantic, and the food incredible. Save space for the warm banana pudding!
  • Eater
    EaterMarch 31, 2016
    You don't need a ticket to this Gunshow - just your appetite! The menu changes daily but you can't go wrong with their West Coast burger and banana pudding. Read more
  • Marcus M.heart icon on user image
    Marcus McDanielApril 16, 2017
    Incredible. Prepare for an experience with chefs bringing dishes around. If you pass something up it won't come back so take a look at the menu when you sit down and get an idea of what you want.
  • Eater
    EaterJanuary 7, 2014
    You don't order from the menu, but by taking dishes off of a tray or cart that's passed around by the chef who cooked the food. It changes often and has had pork skin risotto and a West Coast burger.
  • Kirstie C.
    Kirstie CastaneiraJune 24, 2016
    menu is different each week, but all was incredible. the cooks bring around each option ready-to-eat and you can say Y/N. awesome experience
  • IrmaZandl Z.heart icon on user image
    IrmaZandl ZandlSlantApril 22, 2017
    Fabulous restaurant. Menu changes frequently. Great staff and really fun vibe. A little loud.
  • Eater
    EaterMarch 16, 2016
    Kevin Gillespie’s flagship isn’t a place for quiet conversation: it’s loud, it’s bright, it’s participatory, and it’s arguably the most creatively energized restaurant in the Southeast. Read more
  • Stephanie M.
    Stephanie M.July 5, 2013
    Try as much as you can and go with a group. It's fun to share each dish because you'll end up getting a lot of dishes. Don't miss out on dessert: the play on cookies and cream is otherworldly.
  • Tasting Table
    Tasting TableAugust 5, 2014
    In a nod to modern dim sum, Gunshow's chefs themselves (Gillespie plus two other talented chefs) cook, and then bring out, creative, ever-changing dishes to each table, making for a great show. Read more
  • Tatiana H.
    Tatiana HanSeptember 19, 2016
    Must order the banana pudding straight from the oven. Think 2-3 dishes per person (not including dessert) when sharing!
  • Eater
    EaterFebruary 3, 2016
    Gunshow features a format that is the first of its kind in Atlanta: You don't order from the menu, but by taking dishes off of a tray or cart that's passed around by the chef who cooked the food. Read more
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    NayAugust 17, 2013
    This resto is not for you if you like to check out a menu ahead of time, & don't have an open mind/palate. Menu changes daily, but if the pork belly, veal or mushroom chorizo is on the menu, get it.
  • David S.heart icon on user image
    David StreetApril 28, 2016
    It is the best food in ATL! It is loud, crowded, table will not be ready when you arrive but it is worth it!!!
  • Steve S.
    Steve SchillingMay 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    We really enjoyed this concept and the food but will be able to enjoy it more next time. The food can come pretty fast so pace yourself. Don't be afraid to ask a chef to come back. It can be loud.
  • Kelly P.heart icon on user image
    Kelly PJuly 30, 2014
    8pm during the week was a great time for a reservation. We got to try almost the entire menu. Desserts were amazing!
  • AJC
    AJCJuly 1, 2013
    Go with the flow: The dishes you were eyeing on the menu may not be the first to arrive, but they eventually will show up. Read more
  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Chef Kevin Gillespie’s dim sum-style restaurant in Glenwood Park serves rustic, New American cuisine from carts and trays making their way around the dining room.
  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    The West Coast burger, a classic Double-Double, was layered with sweet caramelized onions, tender beef, and gooey American cheese. Read more
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    JenniferApril 13, 2016
    People hype the banana pudding but it was my least favorite. To be fair, everything else was amazing. Like this crudo.
  • Atlanta Food & W.
    Chef Gillespie will guide you through a Southern style of cookery – Hillbilly - shaped by poverty, geography and the region's European settlers at Atlanta Food & Wine Festival, May 29-June 1. Read more
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    Jane LeDecember 16, 2015
    Menu changes weekly, and it's always delicious! Go with a small group of people so you can try everything.
  • Jessica S.
    Jessica ShimAugust 13, 2014
    Bon Appetit says: seven chefs work furiously to plate and then present their food to the tables. Chefs come around with their dishes, and you can take the plate or pass
  • Brindaheart icon on user image
    BrindaJanuary 7, 2015
    Everything I tried was good here. . Really cool watching the chefs create the dishes
  • Alissa M.heart icon on user image
    Alissa MarcolongoDecember 15, 2015
    Everything an amazing experience!
  • Abigail A.heart icon on user image
    Abigail Arthur-ChillmanOctober 18, 2015
    Short Rib, Smoked Hamhocks, Spanish Octopus, Buffalo Pork Belly, Banana Pudding, Lemon Cake, okay Everything!
  • W. P.heart icon on user image
    W. PeterAugust 10, 2014
    Must try in Atlanta. Very unique concept coupled with excellent food.
  • Julieheart icon on user image
    JulieSeptember 17, 2015
    Fantastic dishes all night long! And nice kitchen dudes! Banana pudding as desert!
  • Forest A.heart icon on user image
    Forest AndersonSeptember 11, 2014
    Excellent food, concept and service! I'll likely stop in every time I'm in the area from here on out.
  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    There is a menu, but instead of ordering from it, dishes cycle through the dining room on cutting boards, trays, or carts every 45 minutes to an hour. Read more
  • Matt L.
    Matt LabbeJune 19, 2013
    If you miss something it'll probably come back around in 90 minutes. Don't pass up anything with pork!
  • Alex R.heart icon on user image
    Alex RavenelNovember 6, 2016
    Come with four people so you can try everything.
  • Ben O.heart icon on user image
    Ben OliverJuly 26, 2015
    Be prepared to get one of everything if you're in a group of 4+. Can't really go wrong with anything here.
  • Arma B.
    Arma BenoitAugust 10, 2013
    Best ladies room ever! Tampons, dental floss and breath mints. Oh and the food and general concept are pretty great, too.
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    RobFebruary 25, 2018
    Old Fashioned is not to be missed!
  • Caroline S.
    Caroline SchulweisFebruary 21, 2016
    Good old fashion and banana pudding dessert.
  • Meredith
    MeredithSeptember 8, 2013
    Great concept and amazing food. However, we hadn't even ordered alcohol and barely had gotten water when food started coming. Slow it down a touch.
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    Jackie Garson HowardDecember 19, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Best restaurant in Atlanta. Fabulous food and experience!!!
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa MackMay 15, 2013
    Bonus points if you order everything on the menu.
  • Erin G.heart icon on user image
    Erin G.June 25, 2015
    Eclectic foodie experience for all!
  • Tiffani B.heart icon on user image
    Tiffani BellFebruary 20, 2014
    The chicken-fried lobster (yeah, I know) here is THE business.
  • Tricia B.heart icon on user image
    Tricia BeanDecember 31, 2015
    Love the concept! Love the way Gillespie's mind works.
  • Jeff R.heart icon on user image
    Jeff Reine 🌧July 14, 2018
    A frenetic fantastic feast
  • Red F.heart icon on user image
    Red FabbriAugust 9, 2014
    Go. Run. Now. Kevin will blow your mind.
  • Annie G.
    Annie GreenApril 3, 2014
    Roll with it. Take your time.
  • Michelle S.heart icon on user image
    Michelle SimpsonDecember 23, 2017
    Must try the banana pudding!
  • Teriheart icon on user image
    TeriAugust 5, 2016
    Love this for the ever changing menu!!!
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