10 High

This bare-bones club space beneath the Dark Horse Tavern is best known for live-band “Metalsome” hard-rock karaoke. But 10 High also ho

255 Tapas Lounge

The baby sliders run the gamut (veggie, turkey, chicken, salmon, shrimp, tilapia, crab, Angus) at this tapas spot. After dark, it trans

4th and Swift

Located in the Southern Dairies' former engine room, 4th and Swift epitomizes industrial elegance. The Swift in the name refers to chef

5 Paces Inn

Buckhead gets a bad rep sometimes for being a bit hoity-toity, but this dive bar is more than 50 years old and full of just-out-of-coll

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Alpharetta

Local brewpub with three locations featuring farm-focused all-American brewery menus.

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Sandy Springs

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, Five Seasons Brewing Company ser

5 Seasons Brewing Company - Westside

With a beer selection wide enough to please anyone from a keg-standing frat boy to a true connoisseur, 5 Seasons Brewing Company serves


In the central East Atlanta spot formerly occupied by retro soul bar the Village, you'll find 529 — a tiny, smoky space that oozes cool

97 Estoria

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all

Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood is Atlanta’s preferred venue for spending an evening under the stars, taking in a massive outdoor conc

Ai Tunes Karaoke Lounge

The floors and couches in the private rooms at this karaoke joint glitter with green lights. The rooms are large and temperatures are k

Aisle 5

Aisle 5 maintains the communal philosophy of its predecessor, the Five Spot, but its guts are brand new. The 2014 renovation brought th

Anatolia Cafe and Hookah Lounge

This Mediterranean-influenced restaurant and bar serves tasty and inexpensive wraps, kebabs, salads, and entrees. But you'll probably b

Andrew's Upstairs

A dance club inside a party compound at the heart of Buckhead. The music room offers a selection of Top 40 hits from DJs. Outdoor court

Apache Cafe

Eclectic venue for hip-hop, spoken-word poetry, and up-and-coming soul artists. Home to Wednesday night jam sessions featuring a live b

Après Diem

Cozy bistro with eclectic menu. Nice stop before or after a film at Midtown Art Cinema.

The Arena at Gwinnett Center

The Arena at Gwinnett Center stands at the heart of an 80-acre lakefront campus designed to host various events such as concerts, perfo

The Argosy

This multilevel gastropub in East Atlanta Village is the latest venture from the BookHouse Pub/MJQ crew. Inside, nautical references an

Atkins Park - Smyrna

The Cobb County cousin of the Virginia-Highland watering hole and restaurant is located in the increasingly hip Market Village.

Atkins Park - Virginia-Highland

College hangout with adjacent restaurant and, supposedly, the oldest continuously licensed bar in the city.

The Atlanta CW Midtown Music Complex

Features the Loft, Vinyl, and the Center Stage theater. The best thing about Center Stage is the sight lines. There's hardly a bad seat


This neighborhood gastropub built in a refurbished filling station formerly known as Young Augustine's is a neighborhood favorite for

Barcelona Wine Bar

The Inman Park Barcelona is the seventh incarnation of the wine bar in the country. The food here is exactly as good as it needs to be.

The Basement

This (literally) underground club, located below the Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta, hosts local and touring indie-rock and hip-hop s

Benchwarmer's Sports Grill

Tucked away in a strip mall off Clairmont Road, this welcoming watering hole offers everything you could ask of a sports bar. This no-f

Bev's Place

Neighborhood dive bar serves American pub and barbecue fare like nachos, wings, and pulled pork sandwiches.

Blake's on the Park

Located across the street from Piedmont Park, Blake's is ground zero for the Midtown gay set, where well-groomed young men gather to se

Blind Willie's

A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its si

BlueTarp Brewing Co.

Blue Tarp Brewing Co. offers self-guided and guided tours on Fridays and Saturdays featuring homegrown ales which are sold in Decatur a


Bocado has tone, taste, and talent locked down, and the Westside and Atlanta are even more delicious as a result. Sandwiches take the l


Chef Bruce Logue has transformed the former home of Sauced into a modern industrial scheme complete with rustic wood, gray walls, and w

The Bookhouse Pub

This literary-themed pub channels Twin Peaks and is a popular stop on the way to or from clubbing. Expect seasonal beers, quality cockt

Bottle Rocket

Sushi, burgers, and comfort cocktails.

Brewhouse Cafe

This Moreland Avenue spot in Little Five Points is a prime hangout thanks to its expansive patio and menu of English-style pub food. It

Brick Store Pub

This outstanding neighborhood pub, complete with an upstairs Belgian bar that has potent brews on tap, offers roughly 215 beers. The me

Brockett Pub

This out-of-the-way local hangout is a low-key lunch spot with a bit of a sports bar vibe. When it comes to killer pub grub, this is so

The Buckhead Theatre

After a two-year restoration project, this longtime landmark (originally opened in 1931) reopened its doors as the Buckhead Theatre in

Bulldogs Bar

You'll have to pay a cover to enter this Midtown gay bar — which, unlike most of its peers, has thrived since the late 1970s. If you're

Burkhart's Pub

One of Atlanta's top gay bars, with late-night dancing and drag shows in its multistory four-bar space.

Burnt Hickory Brewery

What began as a self-funded nano brewery in 2011 has become an OTP destination for craft beer connoisseurs. Kennesaw’s Burnt Hickory Br

Cakes and Ale

Run by chef Billy Allin and his wife, Kristin, this smart, casual restaurant knows how to bring farm ingredients to the table with flai

Carroll Street Cafe

A one-of-a-kind bohemian bistro nestled in historic Cabbagetown. This winebar-cum-cafe embodies all the sister restaurant Apres Diem st

Center Stage

Center Stage is the largest of the three venues that make up the Atlanta CW Midtown Music Complex. But this 1,050-capacity theater neve

Chastain Park Amphitheatre

This picturesque outdoor venue features acts from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra to pop tours. Patrons are encouraged to bring picnics

The Cheetah

The city's top high-end strip club stresses the "gentleman" part of "gentleman's club" more than most local clubs. It's handsomely appo

The Clermont Lounge

If you haven't witnessed Blondie, the city's most well-embraced stripper (she's appeared in the city's marketing material, for Christ's

Club Eros

New and improved men-only club with renovations involving additional floors and private rooms. Must be 18 older and have password for e

Club Onyx

This gentlemen's club offers women free entry until midnight.

Condesa Coffee - Downtown

Condesa Coffee features Counter Culture coffee, hot tea, and a menu of light bites including bagels, quiche, lunchtime sandwiches, and

Condesa Coffee - Old Fourth Ward

Condesa Coffee features Counter Culture coffee, hot tea, and a menu of light bites including bagels, quiche, lunchtime sandwiches, and

Craft Izakaya

It’s not a traditional red lantern that marks this “place of sake” (a loose definition of “izakaya”), but rather Craft’s lively, walk-u

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

With 14 beers on tap, 40 bottled selections, and a fully stocked selection of wine and spirits, Cypress has become a local favorite nei

Dark Horse Tavern

A handsome, horseshoe-shaped bar anchors the dimly lit space, which is populated by a rowdy, barely post-college clientele.

Darwin's Burgers and Blues

The legendary bar attracts patrons with live music coming from fresh talent in the blues community. Chef Akin heads the kitchen, which

Dixie Tavern

The "Home of the Zac Brown Band" features great live music, happy hour specials, an outdoor patio, pool tables, video games, and a menu

The Drunken Unicorn

The literally underground club features plenty of figuratively underground punk, electro, and hip-hop acts. Although connected to MJQ C

Dugan's Sports Bar and Grill

This no-fuss bar is conveniently located off Ponce de Leon Avenue and is a good place to relax, watch the game, and nibble on a basket

Earl Smith Strand Theatre

Take in a classic movie or concert at the beautiful 1930s art deco Strand Theatre.

The Earl

East Atlanta staple for local and up-and-coming rock bands, as well as nationally established indie acts, and grub for the hipster-PBR

Eddie's Attic

Located across from Decatur Square, Eddie's hosts aspiring and accomplished singer-songwriters for live shows almost nightly and is fam

Edgewood Corner Tavern

No. 3 in the series of laid-back poolroom bars with decent pub food.

Edgewood Speakeasy at Pizzeria Vesuvius

Hidden behind a secret bookshelf door inside Pizzeria Vesuvius, Edgewood Speakeasy is a secret den of drinks and is one of Old Fourth W

El Bar

Located under the El Ponce on Ponce de Leon Avenue, this sleek lounge draws a young, hip crowd.

El Myr

This Little Five hangout serves burritos, quesadillas and other Mexican favorites, with a heaping side of atmosphere and character. It'

The Elder Tree

An Irish pub located at the heart of East Atlanta Village.

Elliott Street Deli & Pub

This tiny bar in a lovingly renovated old building in Downtown's Castleberry Hill boasts an authentic neighborhood vibe. Downstairs hos


Kirkwood's Elmyriachi, sister restaurant to L5P burrito dive El Myr, offers casual Tex-Mex cuisine such as build-your-own tacos (try th

Empire State South

This outpost of Hugh Acheson's restaurant empire delivers the best spin on New Southern dining in Atlanta. Familiar dishes like pimento

Erosol aka Department Store

Edgewood Avenue's new home to electro, Afro-Cuban, jazz, and hip-hop dance parties. DJs spin retro dance music and Southern hip-hop, an

Euclid Avenue Yacht Club

Boiled peanuts, chili dogs, and other grubby bar food in a neighborhood pub with lots of beer on tap and a great sense of humor.

Eventide Brewing

This welcome to addition to Grant Park opened in January 2014. The brewery distributes its tasty creations throughout the city at spots

Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant

Pints of Guinness flow, cover bands rock out, and soccer hooligans park their butts at the bar on game days.

Famous Pub

If you're a sports nut, head here to watch any game on one of the two giant projector screens or on the dozens of smaller TVs while you

The Flat Iron

A scattering of sidewalk tables, draft beer, a stellar jukebox, and your average pub grub.

Fox Theatre

In the late ’70s, Atlanta almost allowed a telephone company to demolish one of the city's architectural gems — and a great concert ven

Friends on Ponce

Welcoming neighborhood bar with lots of special events, plus cold beer, strong mixed drinks, billiards, pinball and video games. Bonus:

Front Page News

Cajun cuisine. Good brunch. Large bar and patio, good for big parties.

Funtime Bowl

Cosmic bowling at its best, Funtime blasts high-energy dance music and offers 24 lanes of bowling fun.


Sitting in a cushy chair atop downtown's trendiest boutique hotel on a clear, warm night, it's easy to pretend you're in South Beach. O

The Glenwood

A friendly neighborhood gastropub in the heart of East Atlanta Village, the Glenwood offers a great hangout. Its handsomely appointed i

The Goat Farm Arts Center

Originally a cotton-gin manufacturer, the Goat Farm is a Westside haven for working artists and performance companies, a frequent loca

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Buckhead

The Buckhead, Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant - Midtown

The Atlanta outpost of the beer-centric chain with more than 30 restaurants in the United States and abroad.

Graveyard Tavern

This East Atlanta hangout looks better than you’d expect (soaring ceilings, a handsome bar), and attracts a young crowd that parties in


Chef Kevin Gillespie’s dim sum-style restaurant in Glenwood Park serves rustic, New American cuisine from carts and trays making their

H. Harper Station

H. Harper Station bills itself as a “modern watering hole.” The cocktail menu is divided by liquor choice, and with more than 40 select

Halo Lounge

Industrial space with ultramodern furniture underneath the Biltmore that pulls an equally cool metrosexual set.

Hand in Hand

This British-style watering hole is the perfect place to stop for a pint and a plate of fish and chips or bangers and mash. The roomy p

The Heretic

Club known for its DJ nights and patrons who are fond of leather.

Highland Cigar Co.

Highland Cigar Co. has an impressive selection of more than 40 scotches and the "state-of-the-art ventilation system" does an amazing j

Highland Tap

Looking to drink yourself under the table under the city? Since the late 1980s, this subterranean restaurant billing itself as Virginia

The Highlander

Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Mi

Holeman and Finch Public House

Holeman and Finch Public House has changed the face of Atlanta's dining scene since opening in 2008. From the outset, H&F's cocktail p

Hop Alley Brew Pub

Craft beers brewed on the premises take center stage at Hop Alley. To sample guilt-free, get a flight and soak it up with some addictin

The Iberian Pig

Perched on the edge of Decatur Square and swimming in Spanish romanticism — dark wood, twinkling lights, and wine bottles as decor — th

The Imperial

A neighborhood pub in Oakhurst, the Imperial features Southern comfort and typical bar food with a twist. The menu features a host of a

The Independent

A fixture for more than 20 years (much of it under the name DuPree's), the Independent is all about pool. There are eight tables and th

Ink & Elm

Rooted in the Druid Hills neighborhood, Ink & Elm features classic Southern cuisine in an open environment with three dining options: t

The IRIS aka Rush Lounge

A staple of Atlanta's EDM nightlife scene. Seating is at a premium, but then again, you come here to dance -- to trap, drum and bass, d

Iron Horse Tavern

Located in the heart of historic downtown Norcross, the Iron Horse Tavern is a British-style pub serving up generous helpings of banger

Java Lords

This little spot also serves snacks and drinks during performances at the adjacent 7 Stages Theatre. It's got fair-trade, organic coffe


Small, light-filled coffee shop brews with shade-grown beans from the owner's family's plantation in Nicaragua. Good food and teas. Dou

JCT. Kitchen

Decent modern Southern fare. Your best bet is the upstairs bar with its outdoor patio overlooking train tracks that stretch straight to

Jekyll Brewing

One of the state's newest — and smallest — microbreweries, Jekyll Brewing is named after the Georgia island where the first Southern br

Johnny's Hideaway

This dark, wood-paneled lounge enjoys a reputation as a pick-up spot for cougars, but most patrons come to dance to music from an array

Joystick Gamebar

An arcade for grown-ups in Old Fourth Ward. Joystick Gamebar features lively bar bites (via its innovative Kitchen Incubation Program),

Karaoke Melody

Although the façade seems glum, this Buford Highway karaoke bar is a great entertainment deal. Hefty multilanguage songbooks are update

Kimball House

In a town where cocktails are taken very seriously, Kimball House quietly took over the title of everyone’s favorite cocktail bar. Head

Krog Bar

The folks behind Rathbun's opened Krog Bar in a tiny building in the parking lot of the Stove Works complex. It's the closest thing to

Laughing Skull Lounge

Atlanta's best full-time option for seeing stand-up is an intimate venue tucked away in the back of Midtown's Vortex Bar & Grill. The L

Leon's Full Service

The menu excels at nibbly bits to go with drinks. There can be great meals here made up entirely of selections from the "snacks," "side

Limerick Junction

Irish pub with an impressive selection of scotch and whiskey. Live music nightly and comedy night on Tuesdays.

Lips Atlanta

A new drag dinner theater on Buford Highway. The place, one of four in the country (New York, San Diego, and Fort Lauderdale), is ripe

Living Room at W Atlanta Buckhead

Features live DJ mixes and a list of variegated W signature cocktails.

The Lobby Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton

A genteel playground for movers, shakers, high rollers, trophy spice, and gold diggers, set to live piano.

The Local

This neighborhood bar and restaurant is popular with college students, hipsters, and, yes, locals. Above-average bar food and a cozy pa

The Loft

One of three music venues at the Center Stage Theater. The Loft is located on the second floor. It offers full bar service and a view o

Mac McGee's Irish Pub

Pub on Decatur Square with an Irish bent, offering savory pies, whiskey, beer, and daily specials.

Maggie's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

A prototypical college bar for Emory students, with an easygoing atmosphere, pool, drink specials and trivia. The bar offers serviceabl

Magic City

The ATL's strip club of choice for ballers, players, and visiting rap stars. Come dressed on the nicer side of casual if you want to ge

The Mammal Gallery

The Downtown music venue, art space, and burgeoning community center has become one of the most exciting additions to South Broad Stree


A super-fun gay bar with some of the best karaoke (or, as they say, "Maryoke") in town on Tuesday and Saturday nights (but not the firs

The Masquerade

This former mill hosts a variety of events, from punk and heavy-metal shows to goth and retro nights. The venue features three music ro

Max Lager's Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery

Restaurant and brewery in downtown.

Midtown Bowl

Playing these lanes has been an Atlanta tradition since 1960. The recently renovated venue offers 32 state-of-the-art lanes, complete f

The Midway Pub

This East Atlanta pub serves above-average bar food without jumping on the gastropub bandwagon. During the warmer months, grab a seat o

Miller Union

Longtime Watershed sous chef Steven Satterfield and Sotto Sotto manager Neal McCarthy have come together to deliver a personal-feeling,

Milltown Arms Tavern

An Irish-themed pub with full menu.

Miso Izakaya

The menu of small plates at this Japanese pub, almost all $5-$10, begs exploration and encourages sharing among friends. Miso's menu sp

MJQ Concourse

The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-h

The Model T

A gay-friendly neighborhood bar offering fun and fabulousness for everyone. Check the online calendar for weekly activities, holiday ev

Moe's & Joe's Tavern

This neighborhood tavern and grill was opened in 1947, and has been serving Pabst Blue Ribbon since the mid 1950s. It's a great place t

Monday Night Brewing

Driven by a team of random folks who brew well together, Monday Night Brewing brings a patient and relaxing ethos to their deliciously

Morris Restaurant and Lounge

A friendly dive bar and Kirkwood's oldest black-owned business, the Morris has been open for nearly 40 years. No one under 25 is allowe


Beep Beep Gallery's Mark Basehore and James McConnell joined forces with two Brooklynites to open this gastropub. The back patio is an

My Sister's Room

Every night is ladies' night at this popular bar and dance club in the heart of LGBT-friendly East Atlanta Village. MSR is a great plac

Neighbor's Pub

This Highland Avenue spot caters to the young and heavy-drinking types. The massive patio is the major draw; there's also an event spac

No. 246

Chic and casual dining room serving Italian-inspired cuisine using seasonal, farm fresh ingredients and simple wood-fired cooking techn

Noni's Bar and Deli

Though Noni's is a decent place for Italian food during the week, it transforms into Edgewood Avenue's de facto dance party on the week

Northside Tavern

This legendary dive bar in West Midtown is Atlanta's home for live blues. The weekly lineup includes a Monday night jam and a regular W

Octane Coffee Westside

It's rare for a place to be so hip and so comfortable. This one has an industrial vibe, a cool-but-not-too-cool staff, locally produced

Octane Coffee and Little Tart Bakeshop

The Grant Park outpost of the Westside coffee compound provides caffeine for the bleary-eyed and Wi-Fi connections for keyboard command

Old Vinings Inn

The 150-year-old white wood-and-stone "home" and historic tavern is an oasis of Southern civility amid newish office buildings and cond

Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub

Heavy stone and wood decor anchor this Crabapple jewel that regularly hosts local Irish and Scottish musicians. As you'd expect from an


This nightclub, music venue and event space recalls the opulence of a European opera house. But the goings-on are decidedly modern -- d

The Optimist

Part of Ford Fry's restaurant empire that Esquire named restaurant of the year in 2012. Although the Optimist has been open for


Located on the ever-expanding Westside, Ormsby's is a favorite of locals looking for an extensive craft beer list and a unique gastropu

Orpheus Brewing

Named after the legendary poet and musician in Greek mythology, Orpheus Brewing is located in Morningside. The brewery overlooks a sect

Pal's Lounge

Located in Sweet Auburn, the resurrected lounge is a landmark of the district with a look and vibe that's authentic as it gets. Regula

Paper Plane

A nice, dark place to drink, Decatur's Paper Plane also offers such dishes as poutine, cheese fondue, and steak frites. Enter the throu

Patchwerk Recording Studios

The reigning kings of Atlanta's mainstream rap scene consider Patchwerk their throne. From Gucci to Jeezy, practically everybody has re

The Pinewood

The Pinewood offers reinterpreted Southern classics, ambitious craft cocktails, and regionally inspired Southern fare. Every day the ba

Pink Pony

There are strip clubs, and then there are Atlanta strip clubs. The Pink Pony sits atop an extended list of adult emporiums for the city


Polaris sits atop the Hyatt Regency and makes a 360 degree rotation every 45 minutes. Executive Chef Martin Pfefferkorn serves a menu i

The Porter Beer Bar

The Porter delivers with a cheap, thoughtful, and satisfying menu, and beer to match. Most of the food is designed to please beer drink

Pour Bistro and Wine Market

This New American bistro has some vegetarian and gluten-free options and, true to its name, lots of wine. Each of Pour's menu items com


Shhh. Prohibition is Atlanta's first speakeasy-style bar, offering select customers vintage cocktails, fine cigars, and the feeling tha

Proof and Provision

Carefully constructed small menu and craft cocktails. The hideaway is tucked below the Georgian Terrace Hotel.

The Pullman

This no-frills sports bar has spacious booth seating and truffle fries without all the TV-screaming (save some special game nights). It

Ration & Dram

This neighborhood spot welcomes adults, parents, and children to enjoy southern dishes for dinner and its weekend brunch with house-mad

Red Brick Brewing

Originally known as Atlanta Brewing Company, Red Brick is the oldest operating craft brewery in Georgia, and the brewery behind the pop

Red Clay Music Foundry

This 260-seat theater hosts a variety of musical acts. Acoustic music and singer/songwriter material is the venue's forte, but the form

Red Light Café

The bohemian living room serves as the city's center of bluegrass and Americana. The venue hosts a variety of other musical performers

The Righteous Room

This Poncey-Highland institution next to the Plaza Theatre oozes comfortable hole-in-the-wall atmosphere. Its small outdoor patio, sati

Rocco's Pub

Although it moved a few dozen yards from its original location, this long-running bar and restaurant is beloved by locals for its welco

The Rusty Nail Pub - Roswell

"The South's version of 'Cheers.'" The Rusty Nail Pub is a casual bar serving burgers, wings, and more. It has many loyal customers and

Salt Factory

Salt Factory is all British pub wood accents, and there's a convivial feel that pervades the room and spills out onto the sidewalk. Cha

Seven Lamps

Chef Drew Van Leuvan and staff present "craft food and drink" at this bar/restaurant near Lenox Square mall.

Shewit Eritrean Restaurant & Bar

Expect a menu of home-style East African food that's full of flavor. It's a neighborhood institution, and home to the monthly Radio Om


This downtown spot is a sturdy after-work or pre-game hangout. The agreeable menu features such offerings as Cuban sandwiches, black an

Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping

Owner Grant Henry, aka Sister Louisa, has built a national reputation for his pub's kooky religious knickknacks, late-night ping-pong t

Six Feet Under - Grant Park

The paneled Southern seafood shack decor works (think wooden booths, long tables, a horseshoe bar). And so does the food. Shrimp, crab

Six Feet Under - Westside

The paneled Southern seafood shack decor works (think wooden booths, long tables, a horseshoe bar). And so does the food. Shrimp, crab

Slice & Pint

As for the food to go with that beer, Slice & Pint is not “just another pizza joint.” There’s a green curry pizza, housemade Riverview

Smith's Olde Bar

One could make a strong argument that Smith's is the best small-venue music room in the city. An intimate space that lets fans get righ

SOHO (Compound)

This mega-nightclub feels kind of like a resort, with several indoor and outdoor environments, including a pool area (swimming, not bil

The Sound Table

The Sound Table is as much a dance club as it is a restaurant. It's a showplace for some of the best DJs around, both in the downstairs

Southern Comfort Restaurant & Lounge

Southern Comfort is a little slice of honky-tonk heaven located south of East Atlanta off of Moreland Avenue. The trucker bar most comm

Space 2

Adjacent to the Sound Table in Old Fourth Ward, Space 2 serves as a secondary event space for that venue (hence the name).

The Star Community Bar

The Star Bar, as it's known, hosts a regular lineup of rockabilly and hard-rockin' acts, as well as the city's best free stand-up on Mo


Concentrics Restaurants' answer to the sports bar, Stats has five bars, including one on the rooftop deck. The food runs the gamut from

Steinbeck's Ale House

Upon first glance, you might dismiss this Irish-style pub in Oakhurst, just minutes from downtown Decatur, as nothing more than a small

Steve's Live Music

This intimate space in Sandy Springs is worth the drive to catch local and national singer-songwriters and performers. There's a weekly


This craft burger restaurant and moonshine bar is located in Buckhead's East Andrews Entertainment District. Expect grass-fed beef burg

Sweetwater Bar and Grill

Darts, billiards, cheap drinks, and live music is what you'll find in this hole-in-the-wall spot.

Swinging Richards

All-male, all-nude strip club. Mostly gay clientele. No bachelorette parties.

The Tabernacle

This former church has Gothic ambiance to spare, making it a fun spot to catch a rock or hip-hop show. The club, which boasts some invi

Taco Mac

A family-friendly casual restaurant popular for watching sporting events that features a large selection of craft, imported, and domest


Atlanta gastropub in the heart of Midtown, across from Colony Square and near the Woodruff Arts Center. Its patio overlooks the bustlin

Taproom Coffee and Beer

Sure, coffee is in the name and something you can still order, but the draught selection at Taproom rotates and always impresses. The l

Tattletale Lounge

Name-checked by Mötley Crüe, this venerable strip club just keeps shakin’ its thang.

Terminal West

As part of the King Plow Arts Center, Terminal West has become the Westside’s premier live music venue, giving equal stage time to hip-

The Atlanta Eagle

Dominating the Poncey-Highland gay crowd, now that the Phoenix has been shut down. Be sure to wear your leather.

The Music Room

This cave-like underground bar is located below Pizzeria Vesuvius. A wide flight of stairs ushers you into a moderate-size venue that f

The Rusty Nail Pub

"The South's version of 'Cheers.'" The Rusty Nail Pub is a casual bar serving burgers, wings, and more. It has many loyal customers and

Thinking Man Tavern

Decorated with posters of the periodic table, planet factoids, and musculoskeletal charts, Thinking Man Tavern feeds the mind as well a

Three Taverns Brewery

Three Taverns bills itself as the only traditional Belgian-style brewery in the Southeast. Offerings include Single Intent, an award-wi


Taco Mac Decatur reopened on October 15, 2013 following extensive renovations by ai3. Along with renovations, the sports bar was rebran

Tongue & Groove

One of Atlanta's longest-running nightclubs and lounges.

Top Flr

Bold flavors, well-crafted cocktails, and an insider vibe flow through this place run by a crew who used to work in other people's rest

Trackside Tavern

This agreeable Decatur hangout checks off all the dive-bar basics with high marks. The beers are cheap, the bar food (burgers, wings, t

Trader Vic's

Feeling the need to escape to a tropical island? Trader Vic's, located in the Hilton Downtown Atlanta, is the next best thing, with its

Tucker Saloon

The Tucker Saloon is the kind of unpretentious neighborhood dive you might first visit on a lark and then end up becoming an unironic r

Twain's Brewpub & Billiards

Excellent pool tables (and other games), big-screen TVs, some of the best bar food in Atlanta; a true local brewpub. Besides brewing it

Union at East Side Lounge

Formerly known as Union EAV, this East Atlanta spot hosts local and regional indie-rock bands, live hip-hop, and dance music nights. Bu

Universal Joint

Great neighborhood meeting place with a pleasant patio in the heart of Oakhurst.

Uptown Comedy Corner

The longest-running African-American comedy club in Atlanta, Uptown Comedy Corner has featured Chris Rock, the Wayans Brothers, Steve H

Urban Grind

Urban Grind's a bit less crowded than Octane, which is just a couple of blocks up Marietta Street. The small shop hosts art shows, musi

Variety Playhouse

This Little Five landmark bills itself as a combination theater and nightclub, and its mixture of tables and theater-style seating bear

Victory Sandwich Bar - Decatur

Victory Sandwich is a hip bar known for its Jack and Coke slushies, ping-pong table, and a selection of cheap-but-tasty little sandwich

Vine & Tap

Vine & Tap features an extended wine selection carefully put together by wine expert Ian Mendelsohn, who has worked as the St. Regis Wi


One of three music venues that make up Center Stage Theater that opened in 2003. Offers an intimate setting with 300 capacity and billi

The Vortex - Little Five Points

You can't miss the big skull with psychedelic eyes on Moreland Avenue. Walk through the gaping mouth, and you'll find some of the city'

The Vortex Bar and Grill - Midtown

Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club.

WhirlyBall Atlanta

Located minutes from downtown Roswell, Whirlyball is one of the city's most established and unique entertainment centers. Combining bum

Whiskey Park

This glam bar and lounge on third floor of the W Atlanta-Midtown hotel attracts a well-dressed crowd. It's a good place to enjoy specia

Wild Bills

Wild Bills is a sanctuary for suburban cowpokes in search of line-dancing, fight nights, and concerts from such country and western sta

Wild Heaven Craft Beers

A quaint Decatur brewery founded by Georgia natives that refuses to skimp on quality. Visit the Taproom for a weekend tour and sample s

Wolf Creek Amphitheater

An amphitheater in southwest Atlanta that hosts jazz, hip-hop, and R&B performers.


A nonprofit arts and service organization, WonderRoot is a community meeting place, art gallery and event space located on the southern

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

A comfortable restaurant in an uncooperative space with heavy stone walls in the basement of a Victorian-style home. There's a lot of w

Ye Olde Dunwoody Tavern

The oldest pub in Dunwoody, and one of the oldest in Atlanta serves 16 different British and European beers in a classic pub atmosphere