North Druid Hills Road


The aptly named Famous Pub & Sports Palace enjoys popularity with Atlanta's northsiders and students from nearby Emory, who love coming here to catch their favorite teams on the tube, down a few brews, and munch on fried grub. Tinted glass...  Read More

Smith's Olde Bar
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You'll love this SOB – that's Smith's Olde Bar, of course. Though DJ dance parties are common, you'll also frequently find live music presented on the circular stage. Special songwriters' nights often showcase up-and-coming talents on the...  Read More



Hosting an ensemble of regional and national acoustic acts, Eddie's Act is an ideal place to chill out over a few brews and good live music. A favorite of Decatur's youngish professionals, Eddie's has showcased the likes of Ani Difranco, Shawn...  Read More

Northside Tavern


A fun Westside beer joint, this one is a little out of the way, but that doesn't deter the regulars who hang out there. Decidedly casual, anything goes as far as attire. But if you are downtown sightseeing or having a meal, it's an entertaining...  Read More

Tin Roof Cantina


A large space, vibrantly colored, welcomes patrons who crave a little Latin-accented festivity. There's plenty to prove distracting, whether it's pub fare, South of the Border dishes, a regular slate of live music, or a large assortment of...  Read More



Ormsby's is the ideal hang out spot for those who like a casual bar and a little competition. The downstairs area of the bar is devoted to games, including bocce, shuffleboard, and pool. If the competitive spirit leaves you hungry, Ormsby's...  Read More

Hole in the Wall


Not exactly what its name suggests, the trendy Hole in the Wall is a favorite of Buckhead's young and hip crowd, who shake their stuff to the best 70s and 80s grooves until the wee hours. The expansive dance floor, flanked by funky hand-painted...  Read More

Ten Pin Alley


Co-owners Wilmer Valderrama and Ashton Kutcher have made a virtual "adult playground" with Ten Pin Alley. The two celebs brought some LA glitz to bowling with dance club music, a swanky bar, and even some private alleys for high-profile patrons....  Read More

Fox Sports Grill


This temple to all things sports provides folks who live and hang out in the urban oasis known as Atlantic Station a cool, sophisticated place to watch sports on the tube. Indeed, the Fox Sports Grill teeters the fine line between sports bar and...  Read More