Straight-friendly gay bar & neighborhood hangout with karaoke, live DJs and drag shows.
European-style coffeehouse that offers amazing coffee drinks and pastries/desserts. Open until 2:00 AM on weekends.
Very LGBTQ-friendly bar with food and a hopping patio scene.
High energy dancing to Latin-flavored music.
Atlanta’s only lesbian bar.
21+ only. mysistersroom.com
Not a bar. Eclectic outdoor spot open 24/7 for an organic menu of burgers and vegetarian fares. Plus, there are rescued exotic birds. rthomasdeluxegrill.net
Gay night club with a diverse crowd and
lots of dancing. hereticatlanta.com/index.html
Trendy and more “mainstream” nightclub.
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Pick one. We have more than 100 locations in Atlanta.
It’s the golden god of late-night eats and an Atlanta institution.
Futuristic drinks den with creative cocktails and Asian street food.
Good-time tavern that was once a gas station, offering live blues nightly and pool.
Stylish speakeasy with craft beers and pub fare, bocce, shuffleboard, darts, and pool tables.
Old Fourth Ward
Nerdy dive bar with classic arcade games, tabletop gaming, and booze aplenty
It’s a bar! It usually packed, but a lot of fun and they have ping-pong tables.
Dance to funk, soul, and techno beats all night long.
Dancing and karaoke with a live band.
Dark, divey bar with
great live Blues. blindwilliesblues.com
Atlanta’s oldest and most popular dive bar and strip club — but not your father’s strip club. It’s more of a dance club with older strippers. If you are in Atlanta, you have to go at least once. It’s mandatory.
Unpretentious gay watering hole with pool tables, a jukebox, poker nights, and more
Fun rooftop bar.
Energetic bar offering pub grub along with arcade games and weekly karaoke nights.
21+ only. thelocalkaraoke.com
An Atlanta staple that’s laidback and welcomes a diverse crowd.
High-energy, underground dance club.
21+ and cash only. thedrunkunicorn.net
Offers late-night eats with contemporary, globally-inspired sandwiches, and Ping-Pong tables.
East Atlanta Village
— AIGA ATL Fave
Laid-back gastropub with great food,
open late. argosy-east.com
EAV favorite. High-energy watering hole featuring pitchers, pub grub, and live music. They even have vegan wings! graveyardtavern.com
One of the best gay bars in Atlanta.
(Logo says in the country.) marysatlanta.com
The intersection between a local eatery and punk rock fine dining.
Your favorite band played here before they were famous.
Little Five Points
Rockabilly dive bar with basement bar, patio, and vault housing a shrine to Elvis.
Highly-rated beer bar with great food.
Enter the giant skull for amazing burgers, tater tots with cheesy goo, a great beer & whiskey selection.