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Best bars in DeKalb County

BBQ Joint
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“Be sure to call before you go to check on the wait. It can get pretty busy. Try the chopped brisket. It's amazing! ”
75 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Argosy in East Atlanta (like the song) Village has a huge craft draft beer selection and great food with a cool vibe. ”
102 locals recommend
Beer Bar
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“Unfathomable beer selection and top notch food in the middle of little 5 points...”
73 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“One of my favorite pubs in Atlanta. Well-known spot with a fantastic beer selection. Grab a pretzel, too!”
60 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you like small, grungy venues with local crunchy bands, The Earl is your spot! Great food menu too.”
65 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Can't miss the appetizers and locally brewed beer - especially the wreck fries, corn pups and octopus! Great cocktails as well as super friendly staff”
42 locals recommend
Bar
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“The Original Vortex burger house. People are rude, people smoke cigs inside and the bartender serves you up a stiff drink. Located in Little 5 points, this area is worth a visit.”
54 locals recommend
Bar
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“Get here early to grab a seat on this popular Decatur patio, known for its attentive, knowledgeable staff and selection of local draft beers and seasonal cocktails.”
50 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“A super cool listening room. If you love live music, you have to visit Eddie’s.”
37 locals recommend
Bar
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“Eatery serves all things pig via tapas & entrees, plus cocktails & wine in a modern setting.”
32 locals recommend
Pub
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“A large patio, a vast beer selection & menu of pub grub make this a popular local hangout. Bar games · Great bar food · Outdoor seating Dog friendly! ”
34 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Housed in the former Decatur train depot, Kimball House's devotion to the way dining and drinking used to be shines through in its classic cocktail-inspired drinks menu, carefully chosen oyster offerings, vegetable and fish dishes, as well as its three-course steak dinner. The restaurant’s wines are equally impressive, and include everything from Champagne to madeira. ”
29 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Informal option offering espresso & coffee drinks, pastries & craft beers on tap.”
29 locals recommend
Movie Theater
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“Upscale cinema chain serving bistro food, popcorn & cocktails during film screenings.”
26 locals recommend
Bar
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“walking distance, nice farm to table restaurant and there is a bar and patio with a separate menu. craft drinks and small plates. "At the bar, we offer small plates of craveable food that pair perfectly with your favorite adult beverage and in the restaurant, you'll find simple, classic dishes that compliment an affordable but thoughtful wine list.”
21 locals recommend
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“My friend Angus Brown founded this restaurant on a Patio as a Pop-up restaurant that opens at 10:30 pm. This is great place to eat if you like innovative food late night. A lot of the hospitality folks go here. Anthony Bourdain ate here. ”
21 locals recommend