This place makes the claim that it’s the oldest bar in town, and from the solid menu that ranges from nachos and crispy calamari to Southern comfort food like boiled peanuts, deviled eggs, and cornbread-crusted trout to the children’s play nook, we can see why. It’s a great spot to bring literally anyone for a burger and a beer.
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Murphy’s in the Virginia Highlands has a long, varied menu and is your answer when your group can’t decide where to go.
The Clermont Lounge is part bar, part dance hall, and part strip club, and an absolutely essential Atlanta experience.
10 High in the Highlands has karaoke with a live band playing exclusively heavy metal, so it’s unlike anywhere else you’ll go in Atlanta.
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King + Duke
The entire menu at King + Duke is roasted on an open hearth, and includes lots of meat, some fish, and very few vegetables.
Watchman’s Seafood and Spirits
Watchman’s in Inman Park feels a little like a beach vacation, with a seafood-heavy menu and a long list of oysters.
Kimball House in Decatur is a great spot to grab oysters and cocktails, all in a space straight out of _The Great Gatsby_.
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Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Head to Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Little Five Points for a huge selection of beers on tap along with elevated bar food in a nice space.
Downwind Restaurant & Lounge
Usually when food and airplanes mix you’re left disappointed, but Downwind is right next to the Dekalb Airport and serves great pub classics.
Snackboxe Bistro is a Lao street food spot in Doraville that’s good for a casual dinner with friends, or a low-key date night.
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