These Atlanta restaurants made OpenTable’s top 100 spots for a big night out OpenTable just released its list of the "100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out," based on the most glowing OpenTable reviews for restaurants with delicious fare matched with the perfect backdrop for a fun night out. The Optimist, a swanky restaurant in West Midtown, made the top 100 list. The seafood spot is known for its popular oyster happy hour. Two Urban Licks, near downtown Atlanta, also made the exclusive l

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It’s the “hour” you look forward to all day. It’s not just 60 minutes spent after work, though. Happy hour is more like 120 minutes winding down with drink and food specials while catching up with friends.

One of the great things about Atlanta is the variety of happy hours available. You can get everything from chicken wings and tacos to oysters and crab cakes. 

This week’s Best of Atlanta poll asks you to pick your favorite place to unwind after work.

While you’re waiting for the results of our poll, why not check out a new place? If you love oysters, you might want to visit one of these 7 places that will hook you up during happy hour.

If you live in Gwinnett, you won’t want to miss these five spots that offer food and drink specials.

We’ve also got your covered in North FultonCobb County and DeKalb.

If you’d like to submit a write-in nominee, please email your pick to If enough people suggest it, we’ll add it to the list.

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