10 Irresistible Cocktail Bars To Check Out In Atlanta

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10 Irresistible Cocktail Bars To Check Out In Atlanta

From swanky speakeasies to cocktail theatrics, Atlanta’s got it all!

Searching for your new cocktail safe haven in Atlanta? Look no further, as we’re about to break down some of the best cocktail bars in the city! The ATL is overflowing with possibility, and we’ve put a few of those possibilities to the test! From cocktail classics to something a little more crafty, Atlanta’s got you covered, and so does Secret Atlanta! Here’s ten incredible cocktail bars across the city that you’ve got to check out.

Some of these venues may need proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test. Make sure you check before hand, and have all the necessary documents.

1. 9 Mile Station

Where: Ponce City Market

Located on the roof of Ponce City Market, is an incredible place for sensational cocktails, and a view to match. Perfect for a catch-up with friends or a romantic date, 9 Mile Station has an extensive menu of craft cocktails and is one of our favorite rooftop bars. There’s even cocktail classes with their award-winning barmen and Beverage Director.

2. 8ARM

Where: Ponce/Virginia-Highland

For awesome vibes and incredible cocktails, be sure to check out 8ARM. It’s a great place for brunch, a great place for cocktails, and even a night of partying! We always go for the classic Piña Colada, but there’s an array of creations to choose from, as well as natural wines!

3. Jojo’s Beloved Cocktail Lounge

Where: Colony Square

This groovy speakeasy is a new addition to the ATL nightlife scene. For an all-vinyl sound track and some well needed glamour, head to Jojo’s Beloved Cocktail Lounge. This hidden bar is located in Colony Square’s new “talent-driven” food hall. Turning the food hall experience, into a luxury experience.

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4. Bar Margot

Where: Midtown

This luxe cocktail bar at Atlanta’s Four Seasons is everything you’d expect, and more! The grand entrance at the swanky hotel will blow you away, and some of their stronger cocktails will, too! We recommend their sweet tea inspired Unhinged, a vodka-based cocktail with lavender, earl grey, lime, and ginger beer!

5. Kimball House

Where: Decatur

This ATL ramen hotspot hits the spot every time, especially their killer cocktails. Kimball House is an old rail station with an unbeatable selection of crafty cocktail creations. Try out Daisy, their tequila refresher cocktail with cucumber, lime, and basil

6. Biltong Bar


Where: Ponce & Buckhead

With two locations across Atlanta, Biltong Bar is becoming a cocktail-lover’s right of passage. For throwback cocktails and unique creations, make sure you check out one of their locations. Their Buckhead outpost has a pool table if you like a little competition with your cocktails.

6. Virtue Rooftop

Where: Midtown

Located at Church5 is an exquisite rooftop cocktail bar. Virtue Rooftop offers an unbeatable view of the iconic ATL skyline, and a stellar cocktail menu to work your way through. Check out our roundup of the best rooftop bars and restaurants in Atlanta, below!

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7. Drawbar at The Bellyard

Where: Home Park

Drawbar is another great option if you like your cocktails with a view. Located on the third floor of The Bellyard Hotel, their terrace is a great place to watch the sunset over a couple of cocktails. For a fruity treat, try their Aquemini cocktail, which has peach infushed banhez, chipotle agave, Aperol lemon, and grapefruit zest!

8. Bar Vegan

Where: Ponce City Market

Getting solid bar bites when you’re a vegan can be a challenge, but not anymore. Thanks to Pinky Cole’s Slutty Vegan boom, the plant-based connoisseur opened up a vegan bar at Ponce City Market. Enjoy crafty cocktails and their signature vegan cheesesteaks, in collaboration with Dave’s Cheesesteaks!

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9. Woodall

Where: Bolton

For beautiful décor and design, with cocktails to match, head to Woodall! Their crafty creations go down a treat at their trendy and welcoming bar. Another new addition to the ATL cocktail club, make sure you check out this ATL gem.

10. Bon Ton

Where: Midtown/SoNo

We love going to Bon Ton for cocktails and classic Southern cuisine. The boiled seafood is to die for, but the real star of the show is their fabulous cocktail menu. Try their Mardi Gras Margarita for a Louisiana twist on the Mexican cocktail staple.

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