Sip on Tasty Cocktails at These Top Atlanta Lounges

Malika Harricharan

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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Nightlife is something we do very well in Atlanta. A touch of refinement is what you'll experience when you frequent Atlanta's best cocktail lounges. These upscale places lend themselves to sophisticated evenings out, and their stylish furnishings and interiors promote conversation and relaxation. For a taste of what Atlanta offers, visit Prohibition, which is known for its inventive cocktails, or lounge about in Drinkshop and discover the ambiance that 10Best users appreciate.

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    Halo Lounge

    This swanky lounge attracts a crowd of beautiful regulars in its Midtown locations, but it also is a celebrity magnet.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you are lucky, you may spot a celebrity at the Halo."

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    Cosmopolitan Lounge

    Located in the heart of Midtown, this hot spot is a see and be seen spot for young professionals.

    Local Expert Tip: "Visit on Thursdays, when it is less crowded. "

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    Churchill Grounds

    It regularly brings in top jazz performers and allows guests to experience an intimate setting.

    Local Expert Tip: "Located right next to the Fox Theatre. Great for after a show."

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    It's a speakeasy that serves Prohibition-style drinks with some of the best barteders around.

    Local Expert Tip: "Make sure you know the code to get in. Enter through the red phone booth."

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    Three Sheets

    This ultra posh spot is perfect for a girls night out or a fun date and there's always fun events going on here.

    Local Expert Tip: "Trick your taste buds with Flavor Tripping parties once a month."

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    Speakeasy bars are so popular and this cute little freezer-door-accessable speakeasy is one hot spot.

    Local Expert Tip: "Eleanor's is rather small, so expect large crowds on the weekends. Best bet is to come during a weekday to be guaranteed a seat."

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    Trader Vic's - Atlanta

    There has been a renewed interest and Trader Vic's, being one of the originals, still is a fantastic choice.

    Local Expert Tip: "Thursdays are $6 Mai Tai nights with live music."

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    d'vine Wine Bar & Shop

    While many lounges are quite the scene, this low key joint provides great music and wine outside the perimeter.

    Local Expert Tip: "On Mondays they have an endless glass price for only $15. "

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    Located in the W Hotel in downtown Atlanta, you simply can't go wrong when choosing an utterly trendy spot from W Hotels.

    Local Expert Tip: "Avoid the overpriced, average food and just come here for the drinks. "

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    Mood Lounge

    While Buckhead used to be the spot for nightlife, it has changed in recent years, but this is one spot that has remained quite popular.

    Local Expert Tip: "There's a really nice patio for when the weather allows. "



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