There is no place in Atlanta like this minuscule pub, which opened in 2006 in a former jazz club once known as Dee’s Bird Cage.
You can order loaded nachos or a salmon BLT, but the uncontested draw is the burger in a dozen variations. Sticklers who eschew toppings will appreciate the plain burger’s grilled smokiness.
The second location of this popular Irish pub (the first opened in 2010 on Decatur Square) is as jolly and convincing as the original, with quarters that aren’t quite so cramped.
Nothing says “Atlanta” better than this venerable institution. Politicians, writers, law enforcement officers, celebrities, and regular joes commune over perfectly decent grub.
While the top floor of this two-story renovated brownstone in the Old Fourth Ward serves mostly as a dance club, the dim bar below draws its own crowd for righteous pub grub and easygoing cocktails.
At this food-focused pub, you might try a “Southern Man” hot dog topped with Brunswick stew, fries with peanut-coconut curry, vindaloo chicken fingers, or pulled pork tacos with salsa verde.
Find a hundred variations of the chicken cutlet (French, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, American, Italian, and a build-your-own option) through varying seasonings, spreads, toppings, and bread at this counter-service schnitzel spot.
Funky and fun, this restaurant is a throwback to the days of fish camps and vacations on the lake. Patrons enjoy baskets of shrimp and beer on tap on a rooftop bar overlooking Oakland Cemetery.
Funky and fun, this restaurant is a throwback to the days of fish camps and vacations on the lake. Patrons enjoy baskets of shrimp and beer on tap on a rooftop bar with a stunning view of the skyline.
This Inman Park pub belongs to Tia Landau, whose father was Albert Einstein’s godson and whose brother owns Einstein’s in Midtown. Classic menu with a few twists.
You’ll find Guinness-braised brisket, fish ‘n’ chips, and an extensive international beer list at this neighborhood pub, owned by a family of Dubliners transplanted to Atlanta.
Owners Caleb Wheelus and Ian Jones opened a second location of their sandwich shop–tavern hybrid in a refurbished building around the corner from Decatur Square.