With the burgeoning restaurant scene in Atlanta the craft cocktail seen has been shadowing it’s success. Our palates demand a more sophisticated balance of ingredients and unique beverages now more than ever to equal the great culinary options we have. Check out our list of the best places to find hand crafted and delicious craft cocktails in Atlanta right now!
A haven to some… find a nook and make it yours. A social respite to others… belly up to the bar and make friendly with the bar keep. The Lobby Bar prides itself on its bourbon-centric capabilities but can offer you any liquid panacea to while away your time. Late night bites available from Tiny Lou’s.
This “Little” space is pushing out some monumental cocktails with flavors unlike any other. In the hip Inman Park neighborhood Little Spirit has become a local favorite. A must try is the “Beltline Buck” with Vodka, Ginger Beer, Lime, and Port Floater.
Locker clubs were a uniquely Atlanta phenomenon during the early 1900s when private clubs sprung up where the alcohol was placed under lock and key and only served to members. Many of these locker clubs were clustered around Decatur, Peters and Marietta streets, according to this history of Atlanta’s beer scene. Come watch the ingredients be made and mixed all at the same time.
The Lawrence is focused as much on it’s cocktails as it is their amazing food. A truly unique cocktail menu with elaborate recipes is sure to impress the most discerning cocktail critic. While their menu is seasonal you have to try their staples, the “Stormy Weather” and the “Lady Lawrence”.
This is one of the coolest places to grab a great cocktail in Atlanta. With an indoor/outdoor setup these guys throw awesome parties like “Chaka Khan Hacienda” turning their parking lot into a huge pool party. Their cocktails are as beautiful as the environment is vivacious. Check out the “Clover Club” and “Halo Halo”.
Step into the cocktail bar and lounge and expect to be transported to the simplicity and elegance of the 1940’s. Inspired by their first location in the renovated, art deco Regent Hotel in Miami Beach, you’ll find our cocktail menu is a mix of traditional classics like Negronis and Manhattans, as well as a menu that changes daily and features lesser known rum cocktails inspired by Havana nights.
A secluded tiki bar with a midcentury-modern & Polynesian vibe, serves retro drinks in the heart of Decatur. Attention to detail is an understatement from the look and feel to the taste of the drinks. The Chaka-Cha is as tastes impressive as it’s expansive ingredients list…12yr rum, banana chachaca, peanut & hazelnut orgeat, lemon, creole shrub, falernum, and mole bitters….