East Atlanta
East Atlanta
3.5
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This trendy neighborhood has been reborn over the last decade with hot spots like Echo Lounge, a cutting edge nightclub with live alternative music, and Heaping Bowl and Brew, an eclectic eatery serving signature entrees piled into oversized bowls.
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redwookie
Chicago, IL6 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
We went there to get lunch before a flight home. The bagel place was great but eating outside I had to deal with a persistent loud panhandler for 10 minutes. Really wanted to walk and explore the neighborhood a bit but no, absolutely did not feel safe walking more than a block from the main intersection and I have decades of experience living/walking all hours around very marginal/edgy neighborhoods all over the US. On a positive note, the bars were tempting and there were several promising small places to catch live music.
Written 29 September 2023
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Stacy R
Pine Lake, GA19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Check out the Earl for live music, food and drinks. Argosy has a good beer selection and wood fired pizzas. Mary's is a fun gay bar to go to is you enjoy dancing.
Written 11 February 2020
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RonL40
Utica, NY3,585 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2017 • Couples
It's a good place to walk around during the day and find a place to eat. Plenty of shops to visit and tagging everywhere. Part of the Atlanta scene if you want to know what it's like to live local.
Written 23 March 2017
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SeriousAboutExcellencw
Atlanta, GA372 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2016 • Couples
I love East Atlanta for what it is. It's a bit grungy, like Little Five Points. It's for the young or young at heart. A decent walking neighborhood, fun shops to poke your head into, but with some sketchy characters hanging out. Low end hip - some love it! Good music scene. Good bars. Not the safest place, but OK. If I had to pick one place to go for drinks or dinner, I would pick Argosy: amazing space, feels a bit like a beer garden. Very friendly staff and great food and totally safe. It's amazingly easy to get to, once you know what you are doing. Until then, make sure you have GPS. Taxis won't always know how to get there. If you only have one night in ATL, don't go here. Go to Decatur and start at the BrickHouse. Restaurants galore, great MARTA access, great pubs. If you do head toward East ATL, suggest you do not bring young kids....you won't be comfortable.
Written 12 February 2016
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jlantern3
Columbia, SC12,894 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Family
plenty of small shops, bars and restaurants give this section a unique personality. worth checking out if in the area
Written 30 September 2015
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letsgoeat
GA177 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2014
I like the little shops they have in this area. From the coffee shop to the little boutiques and the mom/pop bookstore.
Written 21 August 2015
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Princeton101st
Conyers, GA216 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2015
East Atlanta is the typical dirty strip of eclectic bars, cheap eats, and some live entertainment venues. Parking is difficult and the streets can be narrow in spots. Really don't feel safe in the area simply based on the crime level in the area. It can be an ok place to go in the day light, but I if you have a decent car then a rental car is the best option provided you have theft and damage insurance.
Written 26 June 2015
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GreenBiners
Merritt Island, FL72 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2013
There are some good restaurants and bars in the area. The Earl is an an East Atlanta Village experience and is better than you may think it would be based on the decor. Midway has one of the best patios and beer lists in town.
Written 7 June 2013
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Karen A
Tucker, GA478 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Went with a group after a Habitat build. Great fun dining out on a patio, then fun games of Bocce in the court right in the middle of everything. Would enjoy spending more time there
Written 20 May 2013
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SouthPaw52
Atlanta, GA21 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2013
The area has so much going for it. Great neighborhoods where people are active and involved. Has a variety of small shops and good places to eat. Close to everywhere via I-20 & 75.
Written 12 March 2013
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