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Midtown Nightlife

Atlanta Eagle

Dominating the Poncey-Highland gay crowd for decades, Atlanta’s go-to leather bar has moved to the old Burkhart’s/Midtown Moon location in the Ansley ...

Atlantic Grill

Burgers, steaks, nachos and other American comfort food in Atlantic Station.

Barcelona Wine Bar - Westside Ironworks

Spanish small plates served in industrial surrounds with a large patio and an extensive wine list

Black Bear Tavern

Watering hole with full menu in Brookwood neighborhood of Buckhead. Located across from Piedmont Hospital.

Blake’s On The Park

Located across the street from Piedmont Park, Blake’s is ground zero for the Midtown gay set, where well-groomed young men gather to see and be seen. ...


You’ll have to pay a cover to enter this Midtown gay bar — which, unlike most of its peers, has thrived since the late 1970s. If you’re looking for ve...

Center Stage Theater

Center Stage is the largest of the three venues that make up the Center Stage Atlanta Music Complex. But this 1,050-capacity theater nevertheless boas...

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

With 14 beers on tap, 40 bottled selections, and a fully stocked selection of wine and spirits, Cypress has become a local favorite neighborhood haunt...

District Atlanta

District, one of Atlanta’s newest nightclubs, brings the biggest parties to the city.

Holeman and Finch

Holeman and Finch Public House has changed the face of Atlanta’s dining scene since opening in 2008. From the outset, H&F’s cocktail program s...

Kat’s Cafe

The comfortably chic lounge located under a hair salon near Piedmont Park hosts everything from comedy to erotic poetry to live music.

Koo Koo Room

Dark and intimate lounge with a sexy vibe and dressed-to-impress crowd.

Laughing Skull Lounge

Atlanta’s best full-time option for seeing stand-up is an intimate venue tucked away in the back of Midtown’s Vortex Bar & Grill. The Laughing Skull L...

MJQ Concourse

The tiny, shacklike entrance reveals an eclectic and loyal late-night crowd. Music at this underground clubber’s club ranges from hip-hop and Brit-pop...

MSR My Sisters Room

Every night is ladies’ night at this popular bar and dance club in its new location in the heart of Midtown. MSR is a great place to meet beautiful 20...

Northside Tavern

This legendary dive bar in West Midtown is Atlanta’s home for live blues. The weekly lineup includes a Monday night jam and a regular Wednesday night ...


Located on the ever-expanding Westside, Ormsby’s is a favorite of locals looking for an extensive craft beer list and a unique gastropub menu. There’s...

Publik Draft House

Located next door to the Fox in what used to be Bazaar, this draft house with a limited menu boasts some tempting features — decent beer, for one — sh...

Rock Steady - Atlanta

Website: Inspired by years of living and traveling in the Caribbean and Africa, celebrated restaurateur and nightclub owner Joe Russo created Rock Ste...

SOHO (Compound)

This mega-nightclub feels kind of like a resort, with several indoor and outdoor environments, including a pool area (swimming, not billiards). A grea...

The Cheetah

The city’s top high-end strip club stresses the “gentleman” part of “gentleman’s club” more than most local clubs. It’s handsomely appointed and stock...

The Loft

One of three music venues at the Center Stage Theater. The Loft is located on the second floor. It offers full bar service and a view of the Midtown s...

The Vortex Bar & Grill

Popular Atlanta institution for serious slacking, burger eating, and drinking. Home to the Laughing Skull Lounge comedy club.


One of three music venues that make up Center Stage Theater that opened in 2003. Offers an intimate setting with 300 capacity and billiards.

X Midtown (TEN)

Midtown’s Place To See and Be Seen

Trendy bar and grill scene with Midtown’s hottest bartenders, weekly drag shows, House Fridays w/ Val Verra, huge...