12. Holeman and Finch Public House


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Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

Founding drink-slinger Greg Best has moved on (to Ticonderoga Club), but the bar that jumpstarted the city’s cocktail craze in 2008—along with the waistcoat-and-tie uniform for barkeeps—is as crazy-busy as ever. The cramped quarters and scarcity of bar seating only enhance the sense of exclusivity, if not the annoyance factor. The formerly limited-edition burgers, now available all the time, may no longer be rare, but they’re just as delicious.  2277 Peachtree Road, 404-948-1175, holeman-finch.com