Sip a few cold ones at these Atlanta pubs

Malika Harricharan

By , Local Expert, Atlanta
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Who doesn't love a pub? Steeped in tradition and devoted to camaraderie, these neighborhood hangouts charm everyone. Plus, what kind of complaint could you have for a place that serves hefty pints, savory pub grub, and a constant dose of hospitality? We choose only the best pubs in Atlanta to give you a feel for how good these places can be. Enjoy a glass of your favorite ale, a plate of fish and chips, and all the tall tales you can bear. Although Fadó Irish Pub is a tradition in town, all of our Atlanta pubs easily deliver the feel-good experience you're craving.

Along with the popularity of craft beers, upscale food, the...  Read more »

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    Fado Irish Pub

    The 3-story pub was built with pieces shipped in Ireland.

    Local Expert Tip: "Ever-packed pub with patio area in back; traditional Irish decor enhances its charm."

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    Brick Store Pub

    Besides being a top ranked pub for their beer selection, the location near so many restaurants is an added bonus.

    Local Expert Tip: "Sip on hard to find beers here. It is one of the top ranked pubs in the country."

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    The Porter Beer Bar

    There is upscale cuisine to compliment the many, many beers available.

    Local Expert Tip: "The bar's 400 bottles and 30 tap offerings include hard-to-find specialties."

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    Wrecking Bar

    Besides being a terrific pub, it is steeped in history.

    Local Expert Tip: "There are tours of the building. Check with the staff to see when the next one is."

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    While there are many beers on tap, this is also quite the gastropub.

    Local Expert Tip: "Close to many of the Midtown theatres and is easy to get in and out before a show. pork chop"

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    This place is a pub, bar, and upscale restaurant all in one.

    Local Expert Tip: "Get the "just trust us" plate which is a chef's creation that changes each night. "

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    The additions of games like skee-ball and putt putt golf are nice additions to this pub.

    Local Expert Tip: "Have a cocktail at this neighborhood tavern."

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    Cypress Street Pint & Plate

    Along with some unique beers that rotate in and out they have a great patio and a fire pit for the winter months.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the Beer Geek events. "

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    North Highland Pub

    Little known fact: they have some marvelous fish tacos - quite tasty.

    Local Expert Tip: "Cozy brick walls, nostalgic decor, subdued scene and excellent grub."

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    Limerick Junction

    This is a party spot during St. Patrick's Day.

    Local Expert Tip: "Dark-stained wood, comfy furniture and cold stout recall the Emerald Isle."



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