Out of all the clubs and bars in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer a carefully vetted selection to let you explore Alpharetta nightlife on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Alpharetta Best Nightlife list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.
This bright and fun nightspot is a draw for Bufordites looking for a night out on the town and away from the TV. Located in the heart of downtown Buford, 37 Main features live music Thursdays through Saturdays and a vibrant crowd. The delicious menu and fun crowd make for the perfect evening. (678-288-2030)
This fun North Metro restaurant has a large following for its laid-back ambience and delicious food offerings. A large bar and several big screen televisions keep people socializing and entertained. Choose from a full dining menu of pizza, sandwiches, salads and burgers. Good place to hang out with friends during casual nights out. (770-642-1933)
Sage Woodfire Tavern
The party here dictates the closing time as attractive suburbanites rub shoulders amid a modern American decor. Dinner is delicious, but the real party gets going afterwards in Sage After Hours where charismatic DJs spin the latest dance hits for the well-dressed crowd of twenty- and thirty-somethings. Indeed, the hottest hits get the bodies moving and the drinks flowing. Live samba jazz is also featured Wednesday through Saturday from 6pm to 10pm. There is little wonder why Sage is billed as the "Sexiest Nightlife in the Suburbs." (770-569-9199)
Derby Food & Spirits
As its name implies, this casual spot is a favorite of local folks for delicious casual dining and a refreshing after-work cocktail. A fully stocked bar keeps patrons returning time and again. The neighborly service and friendly environment are a nice change of pace from the more rigorous night scenes of Buckhead or Midtown. (770-642-7988)
The Mac is not your father's sports bar. With a delicious menu and a staggering beer selection, this popular local hangout beats out most competitors. More than 100 beers on tap and several hundred bottled choices will wet the most discerning beer snob's whistle. The friendly staff and casual environment offer the perfect weeknight or weekend diversion from the average crowded bar. Twenty-six televisions beam a variety of sports to patrons. (770-754-9290)