Best Bars on the Westside
With modern restaurants, upscale shopping and BeltLine Trail access, Atlanta’s Westside has transformed into a lively area while still holding onto its industrial iron framework. As locals know, beer flows through the historic district’s veins — beer supplied by Westside’s local breweries that operate during daylight hours. But when the sun sets on this side of town, the real fun begins.
Patios & Rooftops
Dine and wine outside on the Barcelona Wine Bar Westside Ironworks’ intimate stone-covered patio. Panoramic city skyline views are best captured on rooftop decks such as O-Ku’s where you can enjoy the view along with a side of freshly rolled sushi or take in the skyline from the top of Six Feet Under Pub & Fish House where the seafood is prepared Southern style.
Live Music & Comedy
Watch live jam sessions at places like DAS BBQ, Northside Tavern or JCT. Kitchen & Bar. And catch your favorite band on its nationwide tour at the King Plow Arts Center’s Terminal West. Dance the night away at Compound on a Saturday with other club partiers. And find the Westside’s comic relief at Relapse Comedy Theatre where improv and sketch shows keep crowds rolling in laughter each week.
Westside Provisions District
Whether you’re out with friends, colleagues, family or the social book club, Westside Provisions District is ideal for groups wanting to bar hop, but not hop too far. Find your footing at Ormsby’s, a two-story bar with two bocce ball courts, board games, billiards and more. Then jump 115 feet next door to Little Trouble, a futuristic cocktail bar straight outta Tokyo. And then on your last leg, slide into a chandelier-lit booth upstairs at Marcel to order from the $10 late-night steak house menu.
More Games to Play
Ormsby’s isn’t the only bar bringing back America’s favorite lawn games. As a dedicated bar athlete, find bocce ball at Howell’s Kitchen & Bar while drinking beautifully crafted cocktails, and enjoy game-changing fun at The Painted Duck, where the choices include shuffleboard, mini-bowling and Snookball, which combines billiards and soccer. Or take a swing at Topgolf, a multi-level driving range and entertainment venue perfect for an evening celebration.
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