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Rusty Nail

2900 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-1802
+1 404-325-3326
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub
2900 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-1802
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This restaurant is dark and bar-like but there are some more cheery (but rugged) booth seats near the windows. It didn't bother me, but there is also some cigarette smoke in here. The food quality here appears to be very good- the hamburger was great...More

Thank Scotty1000
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went here when we saw good reviews and we were staying nearby. What a treat! A few qualifiers though: it is 18 or older and it is a dive bar/ pub so there's cigarette smoke smell. We consider that part of...More

Thank Blundering A
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A local favorite of many this pub offers outstanding burgers, BBQ, salads and fresh vegetables. Very much will remind you of Cheers type atmosphere where most everyone knows others by name. I highly recommend their Brunswick stew. The service is always good.

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I was visiting from London for the Falcons games against the Vikings and the Aints and went it here one evening, the staff were very friendly and the locals were cool too.

Thank darren c
Reviewed 19 October 2017

1/3 pound Black Angus burgers are incredible. You can get them with all sorts of toppings, but I order medium-well and go simple. Good pork BBQ. Great chicken BBQ, very smoky. Delicious sides - our favorites are the real home-style cole slaw and collard greens...More

1  Thank MusicLover67
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Don't be fooled by the exterior of this place. They offer outstanding freshly cooked BBQ and Vegetables. They offer a great selection of entree salads with a unique house dressing. The burgers and chicken sandwiches are some of the best in Atlanta The atmosphere is...More

1  Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Well came here because of trip advidor reviews. Walked in to lynrd skinner playing followed by a multitude of songs from the 60' s, & 70's. There were four of us eating and we all had meals that were great. This is not the place...More

1  Thank mjppls
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This bar has been here forever, since the 1970s. I doubt that the interior structures, seating, benches, etc have changed since then. You can smoke in the bar, and there a lot of people in their forties fifties and sixties hanging out drinking and smoking....More

2  Thank Alan K
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant for the past 20 years. The food and service continue to be fantastic. I highly recommend the BBQ, their salads and daily soups. They have a great daily special with fresh vegetables The prices are very reasonable as...More

2  Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 2 January 2017

beer prices are excellent The staff was great even though my friend was cut off both nights. food is also great.

1  Thank jack L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Buckhead
  • Neighbourhood: Buckhead
  • Phone Number: +1 404-325-3326
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