A new tavern is set to open with a bang in Midtown on Super Bowl Sunday.
City Tap will open its doors Feb. 3 at 848 Peachtree St. NE in the space previously occupied by Gordon Biersch, which closed at the end of 2017.
To celebrate its opening, the restaurant will host a Super Bowl party in collaboration with NFL Hall of Fame Players. Pro Football Hall of Famers including James Lofton, Andre Reed, Jack Youngblood, and Bobby Bell and former players including William Henderson will be in attendance. Doors will open for a la carte food and drink at 3 p.m. The grand opening party will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will include an open beer and wine bar, soft drinks, complimentary valet and all-you-can-eat dishes including sliders, nachos, crab and corn hushpuppies, wood-fired pizza for $150. Guests can reserve tickets by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Tap will feature more than 60 beers on tap, with a variety of styles including German lagers, Belgian ales, and other European varieties and picks from several local breweries including Monday Night Brewing, Orpheus Brewing, Wild Heaven Beer, SweetWater Brewery and New Realm Brewing.
Food options will include dishes specific to the Atlanta location as well as City Tap menu items from other locations. Options will include Elote “Street Corn” Dip with jalapeño, chili powder, cotija, cilantro, and chips; Ten-Spice Wings with blue cheese ranch and vegetables; and Corn and Crab Hushpuppies with citrus remoulade and honey-thyme butter.
Greg Gettles, who worked for several restaurants in North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina and most recently as the general manager at Root Baking Co. in Ponce City Market. will serve as executive chef.
This will be the seventh location for the Philadelphia-based concept, which also has locations in Boston, Washington D.C. and Nashville.
848 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. citytap.com/location/atlanta/