The Battery at SunTrust Park is set to get its newest tenant this month.
Ford Fry's Tex-Mex restaurant The El Felix will open for lunch and dinner on Nov. 20. Chef Kevin Maxey's menu will offer Mexican-inspired staples found on The El Felix menu at Avalon in Alpharetta , as well as special menu items for The Battery eatery.
The restaurant will feature a 1947 Raymond Lowey-inspired taco truck built into the design of the restaurant, offering nachos with spicy brisket chili, queso, sour cream and jalapenos escabeche; hot tamales; steak and chicken tacos al carbon; and margaritas, allowing customers to take food and beverages into The Battery and the ballpark. Other menu items will include tacos de carnitas, made with slow-cooked pork shoulder with cilantro, onions and salsa cremosa; and an assortment of tacos dorados, pan-fried tacos stuffed with shrimp, mushrooms and cheese and enchiladas suizas.
The restaurant will be open to the public pre- and post-game, as well as during the off-season for:
- Monday – Friday: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
- Monday – Thursday: 5 -10 p.m.
- Friday: 5-11 p.m.
- Saturday and game days: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
- Sunday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Ford Fry will join other high-profile Atlanta chefs with projects at The Battery, including Linton Hopkins' C Ellet's Stekahouse , Hugh Acheson's Fifth & Third Hot Dog & Sausage Shack and the forthcoming Achie's at The Omni at The Battery , Todd English's Todd English Tavern and Hector Santiago's second location of El Super Pan .
Fry also owns Beetlecat , The Optimist, St. Cecilia , Marcel , two locations of Superica, No. 246 ; JCT Kitchen , Bar Margot and King + Duke, and is set to open a yet-to-be-named sister to his Tex-Mex offerings next summer in Morningside.
In addition to his Atlanta ventures, Fry also owns State of Grace in Houston, and has plans to open a Superica there, as well.
455 Legends Place SE, Suite 800. 770-675-6318, facebook.com/TheElFelixATL/