Planning a wedding can be overwhelming. If you’re planning a metro-Atlanta wedding, and your to-do list seems to be getting longer every day, consider making one part of your wedding weekend as simple as possible, your rehearsal dinner. We’ve created a list of local restaurants that can help you have an elegant and effortless rehearsal dinner in Sandy Springs.


C&S Seafood and Oyster Bar

One of the newest restaurants in Sandy Springs, C&S Seafood is an elegant and modern restaurant with a wide selection of high quality seafood, an oyster bar, large wine list, and handcrafted cocktails. They have a beautiful art deco-inspired private dining room that can comfortably seat 28 people. They have a whole guide for private dining at C&S to help make your planning a breeze. They will provide you with sample floor plans and prix fixe menus that can be adapted to fit the needs of your guests.


Under the Cork Tree

Owned by popular local restaurateur Jason Sheetz, Under the Cork Tree celebrates the richness of Mediterranean cooking with a menu that includes a variety of tapas and small plates, in-house prepared pastas, and an extensive wine list that features over 200 wines from across the globe. They have three different. You can book an event on their comfortable patio, tapas lounge, or in their private dining room that seats 12 people for a more intimate dining experience.


Kaiser’s Chophouse

A local favorite spot for special occasions and date nights, Kaiser’s Chophouse serves top cuts of meat, wine & classic steakhouse fare in a clubby atmosphere with modern, chic interiors. Kaiser’s Chophouse has a semi private dining room that can accommodate 25 to 40 people, and their team will help tailor the cuisine specifically for your event. If you are looking for an upscale setting for your rehearsal dinner, Kaiser’s Chophouse is an excellent choice.


Zafron Restaurant

Centrally located across from City Springs, Zafron is a Persian restaurant known for putting a twist on traditional Middle Eastern food. Booking a private dining experience at Zafron means having a delicious menu with items like hummus, kabobs, and saffron chicken. They have two different dining rooms that can accommodate large parties or groups that are more intimate. Their lovely green garden room can fit up to 70 people and their wine room can accommodated 20 guests.


Ray’s on the River

If you’re looking to host your rehearsal dinner somewhere that offers a variety of delicious menu options, alongside a scenic and romantic setting, Ray’s on the River is the perfect spot. With views of the Chattahoochee River, this restaurant provides a special atmosphere and serves an excellent menu that includes fresh seafood, prime steaks and a large wine list.


Il Giallo Osteria & Bar

Pasta lovers are sure to enjoy a rehearsal dinner at il Giallo Osteria and Bar, which is known for its handcrafted Italian recipes. il Giallo’s private dining room can accommodate up to 50 guest and provides a warm and inviting atmosphere. Their team will help you select a customized menu with the perfect wine pairings for your special event.


The Select

Named after the famed Le Select brasserie in Paris, The Select provides a memorable dining experience with European and Mediterranean-influenced dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and Art Deco inspired furnishings. Their semi-private dining room can accommodate 80 people. Located at City Springs, in the heart of Sandy Springs, The Select features an elegant bar, an expansive patio, a beautiful conservatory and free parking in the City Springs parking deck.



Located on the edge of a picturesque pond surrounded by trees, Mojave is a Latin American restaurant that has an expansive menu full of bold flavors. They have a semi-private and a private dining space that are perfect for a variety of special events. The Nook is a spacious semi-private area off the main dining room with views of the water that can accommodate up to 26 people. They also have a private dining area upstairs that can seat up to 32 people. 


Pontoon Brewing

If you’re looking for a larger space with a more casual vibe, renting out Pontoon Brewing for your rehearsal dinner may be the perfect fit. Pontoon works with Spirited Event Groups for private wedding and rehearsal dinner bookings. Spirited Event Group can help you plan the perfect event and find excellent catering vendors for a delicious dinner to go with Pontoon’s craft brews.


Planning a special event in Sandy Springs? Let us help! Our team at Visit Sandy Springs knows all the ins, outs and in-betweens of planning an incredible event in our city. We can also help you select the perfect hotel for your guests and secure a room block.