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Thrillist says these are the best cocktail bars in Atlanta

Looking to shake up your typical weekend plans? Atlanta is home to bars and restaurants serving up specialty cocktails — whether you’re searching for the perfect Old Fashioned or have a hankering for a lavender mint tea vodka concoction.

But since picking a place to go out can sometimes be overwhelming, the folks at Thrillist are here to help. The food and drink site recently put out a list of the 13 best cocktail bars in Atlanta. According to them, these are the places that are worth shelling out some cash for.

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“(Atlanta has) collectively stepped it way up, creating a level of expectation that actually makes $12 drinks make sense,” the Thrillist article reads. “That makes it harder to identify which bars are the true beasts of Atlanta’s beverage scene, and which are just letting the price tag do the work.”

But, have no fear, the writers say they have “exhaustively put these bars to the test” to determine their list. 

Last month, the outlet also put Ticonderoga Club in Krog Street Market on its list of best cocktail bars in the nation

And, if you’re thirsty for more, click here for another round of Atlanta cocktail news.

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Here are the best cocktail bars in Atlanta, according to Thrillist

Little Trouble
6 p.m.-2 a.m. Tuesday-Saturday

1170 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta

Kimball House
5 p.m.-midnight, Sunday-Thursday; 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday-Saturday

303 E Howard Ave., Decatur

Himitsu
7 p.m.-2 a.m., Thursday-Saturday

3050 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta

Ticonderoga Club
5 p.m.-midnight, Monday-Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., 5 p.m.-Midnight, Sunday

99 Krog St. NE W, Atlanta

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Cardinal
6 p.m.-midnight, Tuesday-Thursday, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Sunday

1039 Grant St. SE Suite B40-A, Atlanta

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Biltong Bar
5 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Saturday; 5-10 p.m. Sunday-Monday; 5 p.m.-midnight, Tuesday-Thursday

306 Buckhead Ave. NE, Atlanta

Joystick Gamebar
Noon-2:30 a.m., Saturday-Sunday; 4 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Monday-Friday

427 Edgewood Ave. SE, Atlanta

The Lawrence
10 a.m.-1 a.m., Saturday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday; 5-11 p.m., Monday; 11 a.m.-midnight Tuesday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-1 a.m., Friday

905 Juniper St. NE, Atlanta

The SOS Tiki Bar
6 p.m.-2 a.m., Friday-Saturday; 6 p.m.-midnight, Wednesday-Thursday

340 Church St., Decatur

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The Garden Room
4 p.m.-1 a.m., Friday-Saturday; 4 p.m.-midnight, Wednesday; 4 p.m.-1 a.m., Thursday

88 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta

Rock Steady
5 p.m.-2:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday; 5 p.m.-midnight, Sunday, Wednesday; 5 p.m.-1 a.m., Thursday

907 Marietta St. NW, Atlanta

Little Spirit
5:30 p.m.-2 a.m., Friday-Saturday, Monday-Thursday

99 North Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta

Wonderkid
8 a.m.- 11 p.m., daily

777 Memorial Drive SE, Atlanta

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