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East Atlanta

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Address: Glenwood, Flat Shoals, Atlanta, GA
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This trendy neighborhood has been reborn over the last decade with hot...

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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Atlanta grunge

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... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
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Utica, New York
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Utica, New York
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1,784 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 677 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

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.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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262 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

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.... More 

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Thank ATL_JCR
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,715 reviews
1,308 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 629 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

plenty of small shops, bars and restaurants give this section a unique personality. worth checking out if in the area

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Thank jlantern3
GA
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155 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

I like the little shops they have in this area. From the coffee shop to the little boutiques and the mom/pop bookstore.

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Thank letsgoeat
Atlanta, Georgia
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138 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 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... More 

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Merritt Island, Florida
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 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.

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1 Thank GreenBiners
Atlanta, Georgia
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150 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2013

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

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Thank Karen A
Atlanta, Georgia USA
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 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.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2012

If you are looking for hookers or drugs, this is the place for you. Otherwise, STAY AWAY.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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331 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2012

You can find some great eats in East Atlanta but you will also will be dissapointed in some. The area is worth exploring but I would not explore it alone.

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