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Atlanta Bars and Clubs




Atlanta's Club and Bar scene offers just about everything you can imagine. For the most electric nightlife, Edgewood Ave offers the energy of the City with all kinds of clubs, bars and nightlife. The most popular districts for bars and clubs are in East Atlanta around East Atlanta Village, Little Five Points, Virginia-Highland and Midtown/Old Fourth Ward but the Westside is picking up these days. The East side has famed clubs MJQ Concourse, El Bar on Ponce de Leon, the Druken Unicorn and the famous EARL in East Atlanta Village. On the West side, West Midtown has Atlanta's favorite dive bar Northside Tavern but also has the Red Phone Booth, the bar at Miller Union, and the signature cocktails and Oysters at the Optimist.

Don't rule out fun at Atlanta's Hotel bars - some of the most interesting places are found in hidden away places. On a typical Friday night you might find yourself sipping cocktails at a swank Buckhead hotel bar (try the bar at the Waldorf). If you are downtown, there are a few places that are legendary - the bar at the top of the Westin Peachtree Plaza offers the best rooftop bar in the area but also the bar at the top of the Hyatt Regency. The best people and celebrity watching occurs at the Clermont Lounge in Old Fourth Ward. The Clermont Lounge is the dive bar/strip joint in the basement of the Clermont Hotel. The Lounge and the Hotel are separate but if the basement lounge isn't your cup of tea, head to the roof of the Clermont Hotel for a high brow view of the City. You're also near City Winery for some great music.

If you're looking for a bit more chill, low key but high quality cocktails and beer, the bars in Castleberry Hill, Decatur and all the neighborhoods in between offer some great choices. You'll find some fun places tucked into Inman Park, Kirkwood, Cabbagetown, and all over downtown Decatur. The nightlife in Atlanta is pretty broad and you'll have fun looking for all the hole in the wall bars around Atlanta. Our Best of Atlanta Bar and Club list is a good guide.

From the highest perches in Atlanta to the lowest - the Masquerade in Underground offers the most music from any club in town. With 3 stages, the Masquerade keeps things hopping on weeknights and weekends. Other notable mentions are the Red Phone Booth for dance clubs and a little bit down Peachtree Street towards Midtown, the Ravine is a newish dance club on the scene.

Midtown is the playground for some of the best LGBTQ bars and clubs in Atlanta. Blake's on the Park, Joe's on Juniper and My Sister's Room offer a little bit of everything in Atlanta's diverse gay scene. Midtown is also home to Center Stage. Close by there is Smith's Olde Bar, Blind Willie's and a drive near Piemont Park to the Red Light Cafe. The Ravine is one of Midtown's newer dance clubs. There are all kinds of late night places around. Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium should be on your bar hopping bucket list.

Buckhead clubs and bars go thru a full makeover every 5 to 10 years but has always been a place for the best college bars, high end cocktail bars, wine bars, and plenty of hookup bars. There are some good sports bars, beer bars all along this part of Peachtree as well as Piedmont Rd. The Havana Club is always a hot place.

On the more risque side, Atlanta has a long and storied history with its strip clubs. Hip Hop culture in Atlanta has celebrated stripper culture for a while but the presence of such a massive Convention business has kept a few clubs visible. The biggest clubs are the Pink Pony and the Cheetah but there are clubs around town. Swinging Richards is a gay strip club on the West side that is also popular.

Finally, the Comedy scene has been getting stronger over the years. Atlanta has been getting more and more Hollywood talent along with the of Georgia's Film industry and this is bringing with it an emerging comic scene. Atlanta has a handful of comedy clubs worth checking out with more clubs hosting special comedy nights as part of its club offering. As always, check Creative Loafing for all the details about atlanta events happening every night.


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Live Music Clubs

Entertainment Business

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. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Live Music Club

A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its signature guitar-wielding neon alligator, has persevered through an unpredictable economy on the strength of the roots-based music that regularly fills the dimly lit r... | more...

Live Music Club

This 260-seat theater hosts a variety of musical acts. Acoustic music and singer/songwriter material is the venue's forte, but the format is open, and the emphasis is always on hosting an immersive, real-world musical experience. | more...

Live Music Club

Located across from Decatur Square, Eddie's hosts aspiring and accomplished singer-songwriters for live shows almost nightly and is famous for its biannual Open Mic Shootout. The venue features an intimate listening room, a covered patio, a varied menu, and a full bar. | more...

Live Music Club

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 Wednesday night slot held down by Danny "Mudcat" Dudeck, who helped make the club a blues hot spot in the 1980s. Weekends bring a grab bag of local and touring acts. | more...

Live Music Club

Floor to ceiling renovations! With live music from the likes of Zack Brown, Butch Walker, Blackberry Smoke, and John Mayer plus past performances from legends like David Bowie, one could make a strong argument that Smith's is the best small-venue music room in Atlanta.  Open Mic, Comedy, Trivia and ... | more...

Entertainment Business

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

Live Music Club

Cheap beer, pool tables, and fried food are the pillars of this dingy Midtown strip mall dive. Conveniently located next to Landmark Midtown, this is the perfect place to throw back a few after catching a flick on a Friday night. | more...

Event Venue

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 of the Midtown skyline. | more...

Live Music Club

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 Mondays and, tucked away in an unassuming corner, a hidden shrine to the King of Kings, Elvis Presley, complete with an altar and throne. The Little Five Points instit... | more...


Comedy Clubs

Comedy Club

Dad’s Garage is a non-profit comedy theatre located in the heart of Atlanta's historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood. With award-winning Atlanta improv comedy, scripted shows, and a fully-stocked bar, we're a major part of Atlanta nightlife and a great venue for date night. Come see us Thursday throu... | more...

Comedy Club

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 Laughing Skull Lounge has featured Marc Maron, Kyle Kinane, Maria Bamford, and countless other quality stand-ups. | more...

Comedy Club

Scope out the glossy head shots that line the walls of this barely OTP comedy institution and you’ll see that everyone from John Stewart to Jeff Foxworthy has performed here. It’s an excellent place to take a date, but don’t sit too close to the stage — lest you be heckled by the talent. Reservation... | more...

Comedy Club

The longest-running African-American comedy club in Atlanta, Uptown Comedy Corner has featured Chris Rock, the Wayans Brothers, Steve Harvey and Chris Tucker in the more than 20 years it's served Atlanta's Westside. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Since 2008, this hole-in-the-wall comedy venue has hosted improv comedy multiple nights a week as well as stand-up and sketch comedy. | more...


Strip Clubs

Adult Entertainment

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 sake), crushing a beer can between her breasts, then you're not an Atlantan. The oldest strip club in Atlanta, located in the basement of the Clermont Motor Hotel, ... | more...

Adult Entertainment

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Adult Entertainment

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, but it's the sheer size that topples the competition. Don't shy away from the buffet either; it's a real staple for the club's overall charm. Whether you're flying... | more...

Adult Entertainment

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

"Clients must remain dressed at all times while inside the club" – swingingrichards.com

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Adult Entertainment

The city's top high-end strip club stresses the "gentleman" part of "gentleman's club" more than most local clubs. It's handsomely appointed and stocked with attractive dancers, as you'd expect, and also features Alluvia, a fine-dining restaurant that allows you to enjoy pan-seared salmon while admi... | more...


Dance Clubs

Dance Clubs

This (literally) underground club, located below the Graveyard Tavern in East Atlanta, hosts local and touring indie rock and hip-hop shows (T.I. and Iggy Azalea once shared the stage here). The aptly named space is also home to old-school dance parties. | more...

Dance Clubs

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

Dance Clubs

The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-hop and Brit-pop to downtempo and rare grooves. The dim basement space feels like the most happenin’ speakeasy in town. | more...

Dance Clubs

This cave-like underground bar is located below Pizzeria Vesuvius. A wide flight of stairs ushers you into a moderate-size venue that features live music and DJs. | more...

Dance Clubs

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 dining room and next door at Space 2. | more...


Best Bars


Cocktail Bars

Entertainment Business

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. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Atlanta's avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral urgency of its work. The venue frequently hosts performance troupes such as Dad's Garage and Full Radius Dance. The intimate Back Stage space is home to smaller produ... | more...

Ice Cream Shop

No description provided | more...

Bar or Pub

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all adults" known for its quirky vibe and vegetarian-friendly menu. The laid-back, smoky bar scene is its main draw, bringing in a host of scruffy regulars. | more...

Book Store

The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that are still kicking. | more...

Restaurant

Facebook: Authentic African-Carribbean Cuisine! | more...

Art Gallery

A high-end Buckhead gallery that has shown such big guns as Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein and an array of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' three locations offer deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels, and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo, and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' two locations offer dazzling deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Theater Company

The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta's biggest and most prestigious theater company, which features the 770-seat Alliance Stage and the more intimate 200-seat Hertz Stage. | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

Well-known for its excellence in baked goods and homey atmosphere, Alon's addition of an open kitchen and carryout case creates a swankier feel and options that are meant to be eaten at home. The meatballs look good and taste even better. You'll want to sop up the leftover sauce with some of Alon's ... | more...

Grocery Store

This Atlanta favorite bakery and market offers gourmet wine, cheese, and specialty foods, in addition to a full service prepared foods. The award-winning bakery section includes European-style pastries, cookies, artisan breads and wedding cakes. | more...

Pizza

Amalfi Pizza is a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria centered around two 6000 pound wood-burning brick ovens imported from Italy. Authentic Italian menu that includes Neapolitan-style pizzas as well as appetizers, salads, pasta dishes and traditional desserts made from simple fresh quality ingredients ... | more...

Business

Known for its waterfall and beauty, the Amicalola Falls State Park is a treasure in Georgia. There is a wonderful lodge on the property. | more...

Pizza

Neapolitan-style pizza made with essential ingredients from Italy and sustainable meat and produce sourced from community farms. | more...

Pizza

Owner Giovanni DiPalma seemingly appeared out of nowhere a few years ago and turned a nondescript building into a Neapolitan pizza mecca. Antico Pizza’s Naples-style pie is made with imported Italian ingredients in three Acunto ovens, also from Italy. If you like meat, order the San Gennaro. The Mar... | more...

History Museum

African-American Panoramic Experience features permanent exhibits depicting history from the perspective of African-Americans. Includes a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first black-owned businesses, and other artifacts, photographs and multimedia presentations on the Af... | more...

Park

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a must-see destination come springtime if you are inclined to visit only one OTP spot. The mountain’s stunning geologic formations are home to five species of plant life that are listed on the state and federal endangered lists, including the bright red diam... | more...

Brewery

Craft brewery specializing in old world beers such as German lagers and other European brews. Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 1-6 p.m. | more...

Fine Dining

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cuisine and Kathryn King's delectably composed desserts. Expect respectfully prepared, seasonal accompaniments for classic luxury ingredients like lobster, foie gras an... | more...

Steakhouse

Website: ARNETTE’S Chop Shop is a modern expression of the classic American steakhouse. The restaurant’s interior was created to compliment the industrial modern design movement, exposing the natural character of the reclaimed warehouse while blending vintage, classic and modern design influences. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children's gallery; dance, music and pottery studios; and a gift shop. In addition to regular performances and exhibits, ART Station has a full slate of workshops, activities and art camps. | more...

Steakhouse

Feel like you jumped to the Rockies with the cabin interior located in a typical strip mall in northeast Cobb. Part of the family of restaurants including Van Gogh's, Aspen offers steaks that are thick and juicy and big, big servings. | more...

Dance Company

Since opening its doors in 1929, Atlanta Ballet has stood as one the most prominent dance companies in the entire country. From original works to adding their spin on storied classics, Atlanta Ballet's performances are a definite not-miss, no matter the stage location. The Michael C. Carlos Dance Ce... | more...

Park

Headquarters of Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile loop of trails, greenspace, and parks that circles the city. | more...

Bike Shop

Bicycle shop located in Old Fourth Ward formerly known as Atlanta Beltline Bicycle. | more...

Tourist Attractions

Atlanta's most fragrant attraction blooms with more than 3,000 ornamental plants spread over 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, including a rare 15-acre urban forest. There is a 600-foot Canopy Walk situated 40 feet high, and regular exhibitions and concerts in the gardens. | more...

Breakfast

Black-owned Business
No description provided | more...

Brewery

Established in 1993, Atlanta Brewing Co was Georgia’s first craft brewery. For 25 years we have been committed to brewing quality, innovative beers for the city we love. | more...

Arts Organization

Atlanta Celebrates Photography is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic art. ACP hosts year-round activities, including a citywide photography festival in October. | more...

Orchestra

No description provided | more...

Art Institute

An essential stop for anyone interested in smartly curated contemporary artwork by a variety of regional, national and international artists. The annual Art Party in early fall is a must-attend. | more...

Social Service Organization

From the website:

The Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC) is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities.

| more...

Tourist Attractions

Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House mansion, research archives/special libraries, and 22 acres of gardens. | more...

Pizza

The Atlanta Pizza Truck brings true Neapolitan crafted pizza to Atlanta, Georgia. Our master pizzaiolo, Alessio Lacco, hails from Naples, Italy, where he trained to create soft, tender crust cooked in a blistering hot 900° wood burning oven. His oven is attached to a blue Italian Piaggio ApeCar. Ale... | more...

Non-Profit Organization

The independent advocate for historic preservation offers guided tours of several areas of interest, including downtown, the Fox Theatre, Sweet Auburn, Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Grant Park and Inman Park. $5-$10. | more...

Co-Working Space

Book Store

A hidden gem in the city of Chamblee, this location offers books not available anywhere else, with some titles dating as far back as 100 years. Items are also available online. | more...

Fine Dining

Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buckhead’s St. Regis hotel. With appetizers, entrées, dessert, and a glass of wine each, dinner for two at Atlas runs around $200 with tip. That includes exquisite servi... | more...

Library

The first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections in African American culture. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Aurora Theatre was established in 1996 and has become the anchor arts organization for the City of Lawrenceville. Aurora Theatre houses 2 performance spaces, has 5,000 season ticket holders and produces over 850 events annually. | more...

Pizza

The Avondale Pizza Cafe offers authentic New York-style pizza along with subs, salads, and more. Plus, it has a full bar and patio seating. With more than two decades of experience, Avondale Pizza Cafe is a great place to grab a slice. | more...

Fine Dining

At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on solid technique, simple presentation and fresh, first-quality ingredients. The spare industrial setting fits the food like beurre blanc on fish, while the service, wines... | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

New Jersey based chain serving a menu of hot & cold sub sandwiches. | more...

Restaurant

No description provided | more...


Dive Bars

Entertainment Business

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. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Atlanta's avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral urgency of its work. The venue frequently hosts performance troupes such as Dad's Garage and Full Radius Dance. The intimate Back Stage space is home to smaller produ... | more...

Ice Cream Shop

No description provided | more...

Bar or Pub

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all adults" known for its quirky vibe and vegetarian-friendly menu. The laid-back, smoky bar scene is its main draw, bringing in a host of scruffy regulars. | more...

Book Store

The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that are still kicking. | more...

Restaurant

Facebook: Authentic African-Carribbean Cuisine! | more...

Art Gallery

A high-end Buckhead gallery that has shown such big guns as Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein and an array of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' three locations offer deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels, and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo, and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' two locations offer dazzling deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Theater Company

The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta's biggest and most prestigious theater company, which features the 770-seat Alliance Stage and the more intimate 200-seat Hertz Stage. | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

Well-known for its excellence in baked goods and homey atmosphere, Alon's addition of an open kitchen and carryout case creates a swankier feel and options that are meant to be eaten at home. The meatballs look good and taste even better. You'll want to sop up the leftover sauce with some of Alon's ... | more...

Grocery Store

This Atlanta favorite bakery and market offers gourmet wine, cheese, and specialty foods, in addition to a full service prepared foods. The award-winning bakery section includes European-style pastries, cookies, artisan breads and wedding cakes. | more...

Pizza

Amalfi Pizza is a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria centered around two 6000 pound wood-burning brick ovens imported from Italy. Authentic Italian menu that includes Neapolitan-style pizzas as well as appetizers, salads, pasta dishes and traditional desserts made from simple fresh quality ingredients ... | more...

Business

Known for its waterfall and beauty, the Amicalola Falls State Park is a treasure in Georgia. There is a wonderful lodge on the property. | more...

Pizza

Neapolitan-style pizza made with essential ingredients from Italy and sustainable meat and produce sourced from community farms. | more...

Pizza

Owner Giovanni DiPalma seemingly appeared out of nowhere a few years ago and turned a nondescript building into a Neapolitan pizza mecca. Antico Pizza’s Naples-style pie is made with imported Italian ingredients in three Acunto ovens, also from Italy. If you like meat, order the San Gennaro. The Mar... | more...

History Museum

African-American Panoramic Experience features permanent exhibits depicting history from the perspective of African-Americans. Includes a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first black-owned businesses, and other artifacts, photographs and multimedia presentations on the Af... | more...

Park

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a must-see destination come springtime if you are inclined to visit only one OTP spot. The mountain’s stunning geologic formations are home to five species of plant life that are listed on the state and federal endangered lists, including the bright red diam... | more...

Brewery

Craft brewery specializing in old world beers such as German lagers and other European brews. Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 1-6 p.m. | more...

Fine Dining

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cuisine and Kathryn King's delectably composed desserts. Expect respectfully prepared, seasonal accompaniments for classic luxury ingredients like lobster, foie gras an... | more...

Steakhouse

Website: ARNETTE’S Chop Shop is a modern expression of the classic American steakhouse. The restaurant’s interior was created to compliment the industrial modern design movement, exposing the natural character of the reclaimed warehouse while blending vintage, classic and modern design influences. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children's gallery; dance, music and pottery studios; and a gift shop. In addition to regular performances and exhibits, ART Station has a full slate of workshops, activities and art camps. | more...

Steakhouse

Feel like you jumped to the Rockies with the cabin interior located in a typical strip mall in northeast Cobb. Part of the family of restaurants including Van Gogh's, Aspen offers steaks that are thick and juicy and big, big servings. | more...

Dance Company

Since opening its doors in 1929, Atlanta Ballet has stood as one the most prominent dance companies in the entire country. From original works to adding their spin on storied classics, Atlanta Ballet's performances are a definite not-miss, no matter the stage location. The Michael C. Carlos Dance Ce... | more...

Park

Headquarters of Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile loop of trails, greenspace, and parks that circles the city. | more...

Bike Shop

Bicycle shop located in Old Fourth Ward formerly known as Atlanta Beltline Bicycle. | more...

Tourist Attractions

Atlanta's most fragrant attraction blooms with more than 3,000 ornamental plants spread over 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, including a rare 15-acre urban forest. There is a 600-foot Canopy Walk situated 40 feet high, and regular exhibitions and concerts in the gardens. | more...

Breakfast

Black-owned Business
No description provided | more...

Brewery

Established in 1993, Atlanta Brewing Co was Georgia’s first craft brewery. For 25 years we have been committed to brewing quality, innovative beers for the city we love. | more...

Arts Organization

Atlanta Celebrates Photography is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic art. ACP hosts year-round activities, including a citywide photography festival in October. | more...

Orchestra

No description provided | more...

Art Institute

An essential stop for anyone interested in smartly curated contemporary artwork by a variety of regional, national and international artists. The annual Art Party in early fall is a must-attend. | more...

Social Service Organization

From the website:

The Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC) is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities.

| more...

Tourist Attractions

Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House mansion, research archives/special libraries, and 22 acres of gardens. | more...

Pizza

The Atlanta Pizza Truck brings true Neapolitan crafted pizza to Atlanta, Georgia. Our master pizzaiolo, Alessio Lacco, hails from Naples, Italy, where he trained to create soft, tender crust cooked in a blistering hot 900° wood burning oven. His oven is attached to a blue Italian Piaggio ApeCar. Ale... | more...

Non-Profit Organization

The independent advocate for historic preservation offers guided tours of several areas of interest, including downtown, the Fox Theatre, Sweet Auburn, Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Grant Park and Inman Park. $5-$10. | more...

Co-Working Space

Book Store

A hidden gem in the city of Chamblee, this location offers books not available anywhere else, with some titles dating as far back as 100 years. Items are also available online. | more...

Fine Dining

Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buckhead’s St. Regis hotel. With appetizers, entrées, dessert, and a glass of wine each, dinner for two at Atlas runs around $200 with tip. That includes exquisite servi... | more...

Library

The first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections in African American culture. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Aurora Theatre was established in 1996 and has become the anchor arts organization for the City of Lawrenceville. Aurora Theatre houses 2 performance spaces, has 5,000 season ticket holders and produces over 850 events annually. | more...

Pizza

The Avondale Pizza Cafe offers authentic New York-style pizza along with subs, salads, and more. Plus, it has a full bar and patio seating. With more than two decades of experience, Avondale Pizza Cafe is a great place to grab a slice. | more...

Fine Dining

At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on solid technique, simple presentation and fresh, first-quality ingredients. The spare industrial setting fits the food like beurre blanc on fish, while the service, wines... | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

New Jersey based chain serving a menu of hot & cold sub sandwiches. | more...

Restaurant

No description provided | more...


LGBTQ Bars

Entertainment Business

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. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Atlanta's avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral urgency of its work. The venue frequently hosts performance troupes such as Dad's Garage and Full Radius Dance. The intimate Back Stage space is home to smaller produ... | more...

Ice Cream Shop

No description provided | more...

Bar or Pub

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all adults" known for its quirky vibe and vegetarian-friendly menu. The laid-back, smoky bar scene is its main draw, bringing in a host of scruffy regulars. | more...

Book Store

The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that are still kicking. | more...

Restaurant

Facebook: Authentic African-Carribbean Cuisine! | more...

Art Gallery

A high-end Buckhead gallery that has shown such big guns as Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein and an array of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' three locations offer deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels, and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo, and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' two locations offer dazzling deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Theater Company

The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta's biggest and most prestigious theater company, which features the 770-seat Alliance Stage and the more intimate 200-seat Hertz Stage. | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

Well-known for its excellence in baked goods and homey atmosphere, Alon's addition of an open kitchen and carryout case creates a swankier feel and options that are meant to be eaten at home. The meatballs look good and taste even better. You'll want to sop up the leftover sauce with some of Alon's ... | more...

Grocery Store

This Atlanta favorite bakery and market offers gourmet wine, cheese, and specialty foods, in addition to a full service prepared foods. The award-winning bakery section includes European-style pastries, cookies, artisan breads and wedding cakes. | more...

Pizza

Amalfi Pizza is a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria centered around two 6000 pound wood-burning brick ovens imported from Italy. Authentic Italian menu that includes Neapolitan-style pizzas as well as appetizers, salads, pasta dishes and traditional desserts made from simple fresh quality ingredients ... | more...

Business

Known for its waterfall and beauty, the Amicalola Falls State Park is a treasure in Georgia. There is a wonderful lodge on the property. | more...

Pizza

Neapolitan-style pizza made with essential ingredients from Italy and sustainable meat and produce sourced from community farms. | more...

Pizza

Owner Giovanni DiPalma seemingly appeared out of nowhere a few years ago and turned a nondescript building into a Neapolitan pizza mecca. Antico Pizza’s Naples-style pie is made with imported Italian ingredients in three Acunto ovens, also from Italy. If you like meat, order the San Gennaro. The Mar... | more...

History Museum

African-American Panoramic Experience features permanent exhibits depicting history from the perspective of African-Americans. Includes a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first black-owned businesses, and other artifacts, photographs and multimedia presentations on the Af... | more...

Park

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a must-see destination come springtime if you are inclined to visit only one OTP spot. The mountain’s stunning geologic formations are home to five species of plant life that are listed on the state and federal endangered lists, including the bright red diam... | more...

Brewery

Craft brewery specializing in old world beers such as German lagers and other European brews. Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 1-6 p.m. | more...

Fine Dining

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cuisine and Kathryn King's delectably composed desserts. Expect respectfully prepared, seasonal accompaniments for classic luxury ingredients like lobster, foie gras an... | more...

Steakhouse

Website: ARNETTE’S Chop Shop is a modern expression of the classic American steakhouse. The restaurant’s interior was created to compliment the industrial modern design movement, exposing the natural character of the reclaimed warehouse while blending vintage, classic and modern design influences. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children's gallery; dance, music and pottery studios; and a gift shop. In addition to regular performances and exhibits, ART Station has a full slate of workshops, activities and art camps. | more...

Steakhouse

Feel like you jumped to the Rockies with the cabin interior located in a typical strip mall in northeast Cobb. Part of the family of restaurants including Van Gogh's, Aspen offers steaks that are thick and juicy and big, big servings. | more...

Dance Company

Since opening its doors in 1929, Atlanta Ballet has stood as one the most prominent dance companies in the entire country. From original works to adding their spin on storied classics, Atlanta Ballet's performances are a definite not-miss, no matter the stage location. The Michael C. Carlos Dance Ce... | more...

Park

Headquarters of Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile loop of trails, greenspace, and parks that circles the city. | more...

Bike Shop

Bicycle shop located in Old Fourth Ward formerly known as Atlanta Beltline Bicycle. | more...

Tourist Attractions

Atlanta's most fragrant attraction blooms with more than 3,000 ornamental plants spread over 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, including a rare 15-acre urban forest. There is a 600-foot Canopy Walk situated 40 feet high, and regular exhibitions and concerts in the gardens. | more...

Breakfast

Black-owned Business
No description provided | more...

Brewery

Established in 1993, Atlanta Brewing Co was Georgia’s first craft brewery. For 25 years we have been committed to brewing quality, innovative beers for the city we love. | more...

Arts Organization

Atlanta Celebrates Photography is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic art. ACP hosts year-round activities, including a citywide photography festival in October. | more...

Orchestra

No description provided | more...

Art Institute

An essential stop for anyone interested in smartly curated contemporary artwork by a variety of regional, national and international artists. The annual Art Party in early fall is a must-attend. | more...

Social Service Organization

From the website:

The Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC) is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities.

| more...

Tourist Attractions

Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House mansion, research archives/special libraries, and 22 acres of gardens. | more...

Pizza

The Atlanta Pizza Truck brings true Neapolitan crafted pizza to Atlanta, Georgia. Our master pizzaiolo, Alessio Lacco, hails from Naples, Italy, where he trained to create soft, tender crust cooked in a blistering hot 900° wood burning oven. His oven is attached to a blue Italian Piaggio ApeCar. Ale... | more...

Non-Profit Organization

The independent advocate for historic preservation offers guided tours of several areas of interest, including downtown, the Fox Theatre, Sweet Auburn, Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Grant Park and Inman Park. $5-$10. | more...

Co-Working Space

Book Store

A hidden gem in the city of Chamblee, this location offers books not available anywhere else, with some titles dating as far back as 100 years. Items are also available online. | more...

Fine Dining

Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buckhead’s St. Regis hotel. With appetizers, entrées, dessert, and a glass of wine each, dinner for two at Atlas runs around $200 with tip. That includes exquisite servi... | more...

Library

The first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections in African American culture. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Aurora Theatre was established in 1996 and has become the anchor arts organization for the City of Lawrenceville. Aurora Theatre houses 2 performance spaces, has 5,000 season ticket holders and produces over 850 events annually. | more...

Pizza

The Avondale Pizza Cafe offers authentic New York-style pizza along with subs, salads, and more. Plus, it has a full bar and patio seating. With more than two decades of experience, Avondale Pizza Cafe is a great place to grab a slice. | more...

Fine Dining

At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on solid technique, simple presentation and fresh, first-quality ingredients. The spare industrial setting fits the food like beurre blanc on fish, while the service, wines... | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

New Jersey based chain serving a menu of hot & cold sub sandwiches. | more...

Restaurant

No description provided | more...


Neighborhood Bars

Entertainment Business

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. Despite being the size of a Manhattan apartment, there's a closed-circuit TV above the bar on which you can watch the band playing on the stage behind you. The fro... | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Atlanta's avant-garde playhouse enjoys a sterling national and international reputation for the persistent stylistic daring and moral urgency of its work. The venue frequently hosts performance troupes such as Dad's Garage and Full Radius Dance. The intimate Back Stage space is home to smaller produ... | more...

Ice Cream Shop

No description provided | more...

Bar or Pub

Once a grocery store for cotton mill workers in the historic Cabbagetown neighborhood, 97 Estoria is a restaurant and "hangout for all adults" known for its quirky vibe and vegetarian-friendly menu. The laid-back, smoky bar scene is its main draw, bringing in a host of scruffy regulars. | more...

Book Store

The long-lived indie shop boasts new/used offerings focusing on leftist politics, Beat writers, and art/music/underground lit. A Cappella hosts author signings and live music events. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Founded in 1956, Atlanta’s oldest theatrical organization that has nurtured such talent as the Tony Award-winning Kenny Leon has found a new life and location in Hapeville, where it emphasizes educational programs as well as performances. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Possibly Atlanta's most exciting theater company, Actor's Express specializes in finding bold new plays and rediscovering classics that are still kicking. | more...

Restaurant

Facebook: Authentic African-Carribbean Cuisine! | more...

Art Gallery

A high-end Buckhead gallery that has shown such big guns as Robert Rauschenberg and Roy Lichtenstein and an array of contemporary painting, sculpture, and photography. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' three locations offer deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels, and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo, and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Consignment Shop

Part boutique and part consignment shop, Alexis' two locations offer dazzling deals on flats, pumps, boots, kitten heels and stilettos, including Prada, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors — at a minimum 25 percent markdown. | more...

Theater Company

The lavish sets and production values at times risk upstaging the actual shows at Atlanta's biggest and most prestigious theater company, which features the 770-seat Alliance Stage and the more intimate 200-seat Hertz Stage. | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

Well-known for its excellence in baked goods and homey atmosphere, Alon's addition of an open kitchen and carryout case creates a swankier feel and options that are meant to be eaten at home. The meatballs look good and taste even better. You'll want to sop up the leftover sauce with some of Alon's ... | more...

Grocery Store

This Atlanta favorite bakery and market offers gourmet wine, cheese, and specialty foods, in addition to a full service prepared foods. The award-winning bakery section includes European-style pastries, cookies, artisan breads and wedding cakes. | more...

Pizza

Amalfi Pizza is a traditional Neapolitan pizzeria centered around two 6000 pound wood-burning brick ovens imported from Italy. Authentic Italian menu that includes Neapolitan-style pizzas as well as appetizers, salads, pasta dishes and traditional desserts made from simple fresh quality ingredients ... | more...

Business

Known for its waterfall and beauty, the Amicalola Falls State Park is a treasure in Georgia. There is a wonderful lodge on the property. | more...

Pizza

Neapolitan-style pizza made with essential ingredients from Italy and sustainable meat and produce sourced from community farms. | more...

Pizza

Owner Giovanni DiPalma seemingly appeared out of nowhere a few years ago and turned a nondescript building into a Neapolitan pizza mecca. Antico Pizza’s Naples-style pie is made with imported Italian ingredients in three Acunto ovens, also from Italy. If you like meat, order the San Gennaro. The Mar... | more...

History Museum

African-American Panoramic Experience features permanent exhibits depicting history from the perspective of African-Americans. Includes a replica of the Yates and Milton Drug Store, one of Atlanta's first black-owned businesses, and other artifacts, photographs and multimedia presentations on the Af... | more...

Park

Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area is a must-see destination come springtime if you are inclined to visit only one OTP spot. The mountain’s stunning geologic formations are home to five species of plant life that are listed on the state and federal endangered lists, including the bright red diam... | more...

Brewery

Craft brewery specializing in old world beers such as German lagers and other European brews. Hours: Tues.-Thurs., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., 1-6 p.m. | more...

Fine Dining

Aria is the third incarnation of the old Hedgerose Heights Inn, brought back to glorious life by chef Gerry Klaskala's contemporary cuisine and Kathryn King's delectably composed desserts. Expect respectfully prepared, seasonal accompaniments for classic luxury ingredients like lobster, foie gras an... | more...

Steakhouse

Website: ARNETTE’S Chop Shop is a modern expression of the classic American steakhouse. The restaurant’s interior was created to compliment the industrial modern design movement, exposing the natural character of the reclaimed warehouse while blending vintage, classic and modern design influences. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

A trolley barn and power station converted into an arts center housing a small theater; art galleries; a children's gallery; dance, music and pottery studios; and a gift shop. In addition to regular performances and exhibits, ART Station has a full slate of workshops, activities and art camps. | more...

Steakhouse

Feel like you jumped to the Rockies with the cabin interior located in a typical strip mall in northeast Cobb. Part of the family of restaurants including Van Gogh's, Aspen offers steaks that are thick and juicy and big, big servings. | more...

Dance Company

Since opening its doors in 1929, Atlanta Ballet has stood as one the most prominent dance companies in the entire country. From original works to adding their spin on storied classics, Atlanta Ballet's performances are a definite not-miss, no matter the stage location. The Michael C. Carlos Dance Ce... | more...

Park

Headquarters of Atlanta Beltline, a 22-mile loop of trails, greenspace, and parks that circles the city. | more...

Bike Shop

Bicycle shop located in Old Fourth Ward formerly known as Atlanta Beltline Bicycle. | more...

Tourist Attractions

Atlanta's most fragrant attraction blooms with more than 3,000 ornamental plants spread over 30 acres adjacent to Piedmont Park, including a rare 15-acre urban forest. There is a 600-foot Canopy Walk situated 40 feet high, and regular exhibitions and concerts in the gardens. | more...

Breakfast

Black-owned Business
No description provided | more...

Brewery

Established in 1993, Atlanta Brewing Co was Georgia’s first craft brewery. For 25 years we have been committed to brewing quality, innovative beers for the city we love. | more...

Arts Organization

Atlanta Celebrates Photography is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation of the photographic art. ACP hosts year-round activities, including a citywide photography festival in October. | more...

Orchestra

No description provided | more...

Art Institute

An essential stop for anyone interested in smartly curated contemporary artwork by a variety of regional, national and international artists. The annual Art Party in early fall is a must-attend. | more...

Social Service Organization

From the website:

The Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc. (AHRC) is a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by reducing the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, STI, and Substance Use within vulnerable communities.

| more...

Tourist Attractions

Founded in 1926, the center includes the Atlanta History Museum featuring signature and traveling exhibitions, the Smith Family Farm, the 1928 Swan House mansion, research archives/special libraries, and 22 acres of gardens. | more...

Pizza

The Atlanta Pizza Truck brings true Neapolitan crafted pizza to Atlanta, Georgia. Our master pizzaiolo, Alessio Lacco, hails from Naples, Italy, where he trained to create soft, tender crust cooked in a blistering hot 900° wood burning oven. His oven is attached to a blue Italian Piaggio ApeCar. Ale... | more...

Non-Profit Organization

The independent advocate for historic preservation offers guided tours of several areas of interest, including downtown, the Fox Theatre, Sweet Auburn, Miss Daisy's Druid Hills, Grant Park and Inman Park. $5-$10. | more...

Co-Working Space

Book Store

A hidden gem in the city of Chamblee, this location offers books not available anywhere else, with some titles dating as far back as 100 years. Items are also available online. | more...

Fine Dining

Developed by renowned restaurateur and consulting chef Gerry Klaskala and investor Tavistock Group, Atlas replaces Paces 88 within Buckhead’s St. Regis hotel. With appetizers, entrées, dessert, and a glass of wine each, dinner for two at Atlas runs around $200 with tip. That includes exquisite servi... | more...

Library

The first public library in the Southeast to offer specialized reference and archival collections in African American culture. | more...

Performing Arts Theater

Aurora Theatre was established in 1996 and has become the anchor arts organization for the City of Lawrenceville. Aurora Theatre houses 2 performance spaces, has 5,000 season ticket holders and produces over 850 events annually. | more...

Pizza

The Avondale Pizza Cafe offers authentic New York-style pizza along with subs, salads, and more. Plus, it has a full bar and patio seating. With more than two decades of experience, Avondale Pizza Cafe is a great place to grab a slice. | more...

Fine Dining

At once modernist and classicist, the California-influenced cuisine of owner-chefs Clifford Harrison and Anne Quatrano is based on solid technique, simple presentation and fresh, first-quality ingredients. The spare industrial setting fits the food like beurre blanc on fish, while the service, wines... | more...

Deli/Sandwiches

New Jersey based chain serving a menu of hot & cold sub sandwiches. | more...

Restaurant

No description provided | more...