As the sun sets over Atlanta, get ready to head out to one of these hotspots in the city
The night is young in the city of Atlanta, so what are we going to do? Need an idea of what bars and dance clubs to visit? Atlanta has a teeming nightlife that is ready to be explored by you! Atlanta has the best drinks, foods, dancefloors, and ambiances out there, and the variety is enough to satisfy everyone! So grab a close group of friends and head out to one of these hotspots in the city after dark.
Nothing ruins a night out like worrying about the price of everything. Give the best gift of all: a giftcard to your favorite Atlanta nightlife spot! And don’t worry about the hassle of finding a gift card in store or on their website. Go instead to GiftYa’s website and enter the venue’s name and the city. All of the following venues are on GiftYa’s website! You’ll get an instant text from GiftYa letting you or your friend know the purchase is complete and that the gift card is directly connected to the recipient’s VISA or Mastercard. Now when you go out, you don’t have to worry about price or losing a gift card!
1136 Crescent Ave | Midtown | sutraloungeatl.com
Come to Sutra Lounge if you’re looking for a night club experience filled with dancing and good music. Check out their social media to see what events they’re hosting next! Their specialities are Ladies Night Fridays and Single Saturdays. If you’re coming in with a group, consider reserving bottle service online so that you have a table and area, as well as a waitress, busser, and security ready for you upon your arrival. Grab a drink and listen to live music at Sutra Lounge!
“Came here to listen to open mic night, the music was on point and they had some really good amateur talent performances. They put on some really nice acts…” - Yelp Review
464 Edgewood Ave | Sweet Auburn | thecornertavern.com
Edgewood Tavern is the best place to grab a seat and hang out. Entertainment here is endless. One one floor, you have the bar and a stage for local DJs to perform. The stage is also used for karaoke night on Sundays. Their second floor has three pool tables, a jukebox, and a food service and another bar. Check out the events they host, such as dance parties, and see what’s coming up. Enjoy tasty appetizers or go right for their menu that includes burgers, sandwiches, and more!
“this is one of my favorite bars to eat, drink, & hang out! it's a casual environment where locals & artists frequent for so many reasons… the staff here are awesome! i've never had bad service here EVER…” - Yelp Review
375 Luckie St | Downtown | suiteatl.com
Suite Food Lounge is the venue you come to for handsome decor and delicious food. Their modern and upscale lounge is impressive until it's upscaled by the taste of their classic American cuisine. Suite Food Lounge is also the place to dance and listen to the music. If you’re looking for a place to host an event, consider Suite Food Lounge for their secluded sitting areas. And we can’t forget to mention their events, such as Party on the Patio, Taco Tuesdays, and Karaoke Night!
“LUCKIE'S DID NOT DISAPPOINT!!!! I had A REALLY GOOD TIME FROM THE MOMENT I STEPPED INTO THIS CLUB UNTIL I LEFT! … if you're looking for a classy, sophisticated adult crowd....THIS IS YOUR PLACE!…” - Yelp Review
South Downtown | 156 Forsyth SW St | speakeasylounge.net
Looking for a spot to relax tonight? The Speakeasy Lounge is Atlanta’s well-kept secret hotspot! Coming to Speakeasy Lounge, you’re signing up for a chill environment, great tasting drinks, and live music! What kind of music? Only R&B and classic old school music at Speakeasy Lounge. Coziness is amplified by this bar’s secluded location and decor. Speakeasy Lounge is perfect for the mature audience that is looking to enjoy a relaxed night with friends, and maybe make a few new friends.
“the lounge has a nice atmosphere. The music and the drinks were on point. Nice little hang out for meeting friends, etc.” - Yelp Review
1049 Juniper St | Midtown | joesonjuniper.com
Open until midnight, Joe’s On Juniper is a fun way to spend the night. Enjoy a nice day on their patio or stay by the bar as you order your food and drink. This gay bar is ready to show it’s pride, with rainbow painted stairs leading in and rainbow lights and flags hanging everywhere! The casual atmosphere makes it easy to meet new people as you sip on their signature cocktails. Joe’s is also known as the best place to come for trivia night, which shows how this venue is great about keeping a fun and relaxing atmosphere.
“This is a really cool gay bar! The decorations are awesome. Rainbow lights and flags hanging up. The patio is also dog friendly which is awesome…” - Yelp Review
186 Auburn Ave | Sweet Auburn | mbaratlanta.com
Come to M Bar for the definitive bar and lounge experience, with three distinct spaces within its walls. If you’re here to drink, it’s a good idea to order the drinks that the M Bar was named for: martinis, margaritas, mojitos, and mimosas. Along with your drink order, pair it with one of their delicious meals, such as their famous turkey sliders or their tacos. This upscale bar is great at being intimate, exclusive, and quaint. Sounds like the perfect spot to party and unwind all night!
“Small but nice lounge… it was cool..upscale but not so stuffy people not dancing and having fun ...again the DJ was on fire playing different varieties of music…” - Yelp Review
728 Monroe Dr | Midtown | reveryvrbar.com
This VR Bar is for the group that wants a fun night out while trying something new. As you wait for your VR room, grab a drink at the bar and socialize with your group and the friendly staff. They make especially good cocktails. Once you’re in your VR room, you’ll get to experience VR games! So what are you waiting for? Slip on the VR headset and expand your mind! Enjoy the artistic decor, tasty drinks, and experience with the new technology.
“The vibe in the building was dope! The customer service was great. The establishment was clean and well maintained. We had some drinks at the bar, they all were very good, worth the money. The whole experience was very chill and low key… ” - Yelp Review
There are so many options in the city of Atlanta! It has something for everyone, so that no matter what you’re looking for -- an upscale lounge, a quiet bar, or a lively dance club -- you’re sure to find it! This list of venues should help you start your search for the perfect night out. By the end of your night, you’re sure to have some great new memories and a greater appreciation for the delicious food and drink of Atlanta! Experiencing the nightlife of Atlanta makes for the most fun night out.