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  • 1. Vortex

    Little Five Points | Bars/Pubs

    Vortex prides itself on being impolite—a look at the "rules" will show you they take no guff—but really it's a friendly bar with great burgers...Read More

  • 2. 10 High Club

    Virginia-Highland | Music Clubs

    A brick-walled space in the basement of the Dark Horse Tavern, the 10 High Club hosts local and regional bands that are guaranteed to be loud...Read More

  • 3. 529

    East Atlanta | Music Clubs

    A cavelike bar that opens up into a live music venue with great sound and a patio, 529 hosts local and national emerging indie bands. ...Read More

  • 4. Blake's on the Park

    Midtown | Dance Clubs

    Weekly drag shows, a diverse crowd, and plenty of people-watching all help keep this place near the southwest corner of Piedmont Park popular. ...Read More

  • 5. Blind Willie's

    Virginia-Highland | Music Clubs

    New Orleans and Chicago blues groups are the main thing here, although Cajun and zydeco are also on the calendar from time to time. The name...Read More

  • 6. Brick Store Pub


    You can choose from hundreds of bottled and draft brews—including high-gravity beers—along with some very good burgers, salads, and sandwiches...Read More

  • 7. Bulldogs

    Midtown | Dance Clubs

    A fixture on the gay scene since 1978, Bulldogs is the place to hang out with friends or dance to hip-hop, house, or R&B. ...Read More

  • 8. Burkhart's

    Midtown | Bars/Pubs

    Gay men come to this neighborhood hangout for pool, karaoke, and drag shows. ...Read More

  • 9. Clermont Lounge

    Midtown | Dance Clubs

    You may have heard of the infamous Clermont Lounge, a strip club unlike any other, but the women who rule the roost at this local landmark are...Read More

  • 10. District

    Midtown | Dance Clubs

    Located away from the main strip of Midtown bars, the warehouse-style exterior of this two-level club belies its upscale feel and fashionable...Read More

  • 11. Drunken Unicorn

    Midtown | Music Clubs

    Indie bands play in Drunken Unicorn's small performance space. Pull an all-nighter at the neighboring underground dance club MJQ. ...Read More

  • 12. Eddie's Attic

    Music Clubs

    Close to the Decatur MARTA station, this bar and restaurant is a good spot for catching local and some national rock, folk, and country-music...Read More

  • 13. El Bar

    Midtown | Dance Clubs

    Behind the El Ponce Mexican restaurant on Ponce de Leon Avenue, El Bar has a tightly packed dance room with live DJs, cold drinks, and a refreshingly...Read More

  • 14. Electric Cowboy

    Music Clubs

    The 44,000-square-foot Electric Cowboy is known for big crowds, bikini contests, and line dancing to country and more mainstream pop and hip-hop. ...Read More

  • 15. Euclid Avenue Yacht Club

    Little Five Points | Bars/Pubs

    If you're looking for a spot at which to become a "regular," here's a great candidate. Euclid Avenue Yacht Club is the kind of place where everybody...Read More

  • 16. Jungle Atlanta

    Dance Clubs

    Located off Atlanta's seedy Cheshire Bridge Road, this nightclub has a popular dance floor and drag stage. ...Read More

  • 17. Karaoke Melody


    The private room karaoke here is perfect for those who like to hog the mic or prefer to perform in front of smaller crowds. The iPads hold a...Read More

  • 18. Laughing Skull Lounge

    Midtown | Comedy Clubs

    These 73 seats in the back of the Vortex restaurant and bar are Atlanta's most popular destination for local and national touring comedians. ...Read More

  • 19. Manuel's Tavern

    Virginia-Highland | Bars/Pubs

    This local landmark and favorite of left-leaning politicos and media gadflies owes its popularity to its spirit and friendly service. Look for...Read More

  • 20. Mary's

    East Atlanta | Bars/Pubs

    One of the best gay bars in Atlanta, the divey and fun Mary's is known for its "Mary-oke" karaoke night. ...Read More

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