Have you been running out of excuses to enjoy a nice meal out? Or maybe you're just tired of microwaving frozen meals? Either way, we here at Visit Sandy Springs are excited to announce the second annual Dine Like a Local: Sandy Springs! This culinary passport is designed to reward you for eating at local restaurants all around the Sandy Springs area.

How To Start Earning Points

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1. Click "Get your pass!" on the image to the right or below this text, depending on what device you are viewing this on.


2. Follow the provided instructions to sign up, and add the pass to your phone's home screen.


3. Eat at one of the participating restaurants. (see list below or click learn more) 


4. Open up the pass, and select the restaurant where you're dining.


5. Ensure location services are enabled and click "check in".


6. Points should immediately be input into your account.


Prize Structure

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You are probably now wondering what you are going to be using these points. Our prize structure is separated into 3 different giveaway tiers, which you utilize your points to purchase entries into:

  • 100 points per entry: Bi-weekly Giveaway – We will select three winners at random every other week to receive a $25 gift card to a participating restaurant.


  • 200 points per entry: Monthly Giveaway – We will choose one winner each month at random to receive a picnic basket stuffed with great items valued at approximately $250.


  • 300 points per entry: Grand Prize Giveaway – We will choose one winner at the end of March to receive a Yeti Roadie cooler also stuffed with valuable items valued at approximately $500.

Prize Redemption Process

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The Dine Like a Local Mobile Pass makes it super-easy to spend your points that you've earned! Follow these steps to ensure you are doing it the right way:

Participating Restaurant List

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We've got 24 participating restaurants that cover a wide range of different cuisine. On each of the restaurant's pages on the pass, you can find their handpicked signature dishes! You'll be sure to find something you love. 

*You can only check-in to a given restaurant once a week for points.

Restaurant List for Dine Like a Local: Banana Leaf Thai + Bar, Baraonda, Big B's Fish Joint, Breadwinner Cafe & Bakery, Chef Rob's Caribbean Cafe, Cubanos ATL, Cupanion's Kitchen & Coffee, Food Terminal, Fuego Mundo, il Giallo Osteria & Bar, Just Love Coffee Cafe, McDaniel's QN2, Mutation Brewing/The Dogwood Kitchen, Okiboru, O'Reilly's Public House, Ray's on the River, SabaRaba's, Strive Foods, Sunnyside Pizzeria, The General Muir, The Select Restaurant + Bar, Tre Vele, Under The Cork Tree, Zambawango

How to Add the Pass to your Home Screen

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To ensure you have the easiest possible access to your pass, make sure to add it to your phone's home screen! This will make it appear as if it was an app downloaded off the app store.

Instructions on how to add dine like a local pass to iphoneInstructions on how to add pass to Android

It should look something like this when you're done:

DLAL pass on home screen

For any more questions about the pass itself, head over to the FAQ section of the pass or email support@bandwango.com. Happy dining!