There are 777 bars in Atlanta. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
Get out out on the town! The Atlanta bar scene is bustling, and these spots have awesome atmospheres and delicious drinks.
THE PORTER BEER BAR
The Porter Beer Bar serves an exceptional range of brews, including a specialty vintage selection. The oaky cellar feel surrounds beer-lovers with glinting bottles offering flavors ranging from sweet watermelon to smoky and strong. Brew and food menu items change daily, but the most popular options stay cemented.Gourmet bar food ranges through a consistent choice of snacks and dishes, catering to vegetarians and carnivores alike, including a stylized Southern brunch.
We Love The: Salt & Vinegar Popcorn, Belgian Fries, Mussels, Back in Black (Beer), The Dude (Cocktail)
ONE EARED STAG
The One Eared Stag is one of those Atlanta spots that the locals will tell visitors is an absolute must-stop. Named after the one-eared deer head mounted above the insanely well stocked bar, this place is a mix of trendy chic with a relaxing neighborhood bar feel. It’s also hailed by Food & Wine as one of the best brunch spots in America, especially for the very popular Chef’s Breakfast, which consists of four breakfast favorites along with a can of Schlitz beer.
We Love The: The Meatstick Burger, Chef’s Breakfast, Redneck Mimosa
THE VORTEX BAR & GRILL
Voted time and time again as having the best burgers in the city (over 20 varieties!), Vortex Bar & Grill’s reputation for being one of those exclusive, one-of-a-kind staples of the city isn’t just because of the crazy skull entrance that looks like it was designed for a theme park. With that being said, you’ll have a blast at this roller coaster of a bar, brimming with local color and personality. They also have one of the most extensive drink menus around, with 18 beers on draft, beer cocktails, regular cocktails, shooters, wine, and more.
We Love The: Laughing Skull Amber Ale, Shot of Bird Dog Peppermint Moonshine, Vortex Skull Crusher Cocktails (Souvenir Glass)