Atlanta nightlife: bars, lounges and nightclubs

Here is a sampling of places that offer nightlife entertainment  in metro Atlanta

You may also like: Popular metro Atlanta concert, music and festival grounds.

Acoustix Jazz Restaurant & Lounge 
840 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta, GA, 30318
A jazz restaurant featuring classic and contemporary jazz nightly and menu items such as "John Coltrane" N.Y. Strip to our "Billie Holiday" Salmon

1197 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30361 
(404) 846-2000,
A rooftop bar and a DJ-driven dance floor grace this hot spot in Colony Square, which features a wood-burning pizza oven, full sushi bar and tapas, as well as regular entrees. Dine inside or on the downstairs patio. The upstairs lounge, for those 21 and over, features outdoor cabanas with a view of the Midtown skyline.

Opera Atlanta Nightclub 
1150 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309 
(404) 874-0428,
Hip, trendy spot in Midtown that's renowned for hosting national DJs. Generally a 21 and older venue.

Dugans Sports Bar 
4975 Flat Shoals Pkwy., Decatur, GA, 30034 
(678) 205-4058,
Sports Bar with patio. House Party on weekend nights with DJ

Eddie's Attic 
515 N. McDonough St., Decatur, GA, 30030 
(404) 377-4976,
A restaurant, bar and intimate music venue just off the square in downtown Decatur, Eddie's specializes in acoustic singer-songwriter acts. Food runs from pub grub to appetizers to share and a few entrees. Seating indoors or on outdoor patio. Check upcoming shows

Suede Tapas Lounge 
257 Trinity Ave. SW, Atlanta, GA, 39901
(404) 589-1414
Suede Tapas Lounge offers entertainment, unique tapas dishes and hookah bar. Relax and enjoy conversation in the lounge downstairs or party upstairs in there Red Room.

Smith's Olde Bar 
1578 Piedmont Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30324
(404) 875-1522,
Smiths Olde Bar offers 5 rooms of entertainment and good cheer. The upstairs Music Room showcases live musicians.

1374 W. Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA, 30309
(404) 885-1365,
Vinyl offers an intimate setting with plenty of seating for a prime view of the show and billiards for those just stopping in for a cold beer and a little music. Local bands such as Bain Mattox, Red Letter Agent, Ponderosa, and Josh Hoge have been staples in the roster of performances as well as national acts such as Cobra Starship, Eric Hutchinson, & The Dallas Austin Experience.

529 Nightclub 
529 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA, 30316
(404) 228-6769.

Bar One, Grant Park 
687 Memorial Dr Atlanta, GA 30316.
(404) 522-0999.

Blind Willies 
828 North Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306.
(404) 873-2583.

Boogalou Restaurant and Lounge 
239 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30308
(404) 464-7705.

Cafe 290 
290 Hilderbrand Dr NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.
(404) 256-3942.

Fat Matt's Rib Shack 
Serving barbecue and blues. 1811 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

Fuego Lounge 
3473 Old Norcross Rd. NW, Duluth, GA, 30096

KRAVE Nightclub 
1100 Crescent Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30309 
(678) 404-2554

Northside Tavern Atlanta 
1058 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.
(404) 874-8745.

Obsessions Night Club 
4525 Glenwood Rd., Atlanta, GA, 30032.
(404) 286-7882.

Rush Lounge, IRIS Presents 
2715 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30324.
(678) 568-9657

The Shark Bar Atl and Grill 
2841 Greenbriar Pkwy. SW Atlanta, GA 30331.

Star Bar / Star Community Bar 
437 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.

Vibe Restaurant 
30 Ivan Allen Jr Blvd. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30308 
(470) 299-1321.

More Atlanta events: Concerts and tour dates | Clubs and live music | Things to do this weekend

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism. Atlanta. News. Now.

Download the new AJC app. More local news, more breaking news and in-depth journalism. Atlanta. News. Now.