10 Best Cocktail Bars in Midtown

Atlanta is home to some of the best cocktail bars and restaurants you may ever feast your eyes on. Midtown, especially, has a vibrant nightlife that boasts fantastic places to grab a drink. Whether you’re looking for a bustling happy hour spot with friends or a more intimate setting, there are many choices to choose from to grab a drink near the condos for sale in Midtown Atlanta. With so many selections it can be hard to choose where to go, so we’ve put together a list of the 10 best cocktail bars in Midtown Atlanta, all nearby 1065 Midtown.

  1. 1. The Lawrence

Located off of Juniper Street, The Lawrence, is a sleek and trendy cocktail bar to seek all your cocktail cravings. Upscale Southern cuisine never tasted so delicious as in this contemporary-styled restaurant with cool vibes and friendly locals. Try one of their signature cocktails like the Lady Lawrence, made with lavender mint tea vodka, ginger, Cassis, and lime soda.

  1. 2. ABV at City Winery

Who doesn’t love Ponce City Market? With plenty of shops, fine dining, and a rooftop with arcade games offering stunning views of the city, Ponce City Market continues to be a favorite hang out spot for locals and visitors. Located in Ponce City is City Winery’s speakeasy ABV. The cocktail menu embraces new, modern drinks, and also hosts the “Best Damn Happy Hour” every day from 5:00-7:00 p.m., where guests receive a free slice of Poor Man’s Pizza with every cocktail purchased.

3. Bar Margot

Named for the Margot Tenenbaum from the movie The Royal Tenenbaums, Bar Margot, is a swanky restaurant featuring fabulous dishes, fantastic cocktails and a warm atmosphere located in the Four Seasons Hotel. A perfect place to grab to a drink with a friend, we suggest trying their house cocktail, Gin Margot, Bar Margot’s twist on a traditional gin and tonic.

4. Establishment

Cocktail curation is the founding principle of Establishment. Establishment is Atlanta’s premiere sophisticated cocktail lounge boasting drinks cultivated with only fresh ingredients, uncompromising spirits, flames and flavor, all prepared over hand carved blocks of ice delivered daily. For those looking for a fizzy cocktail with a low alcohol content, try their raspberry gin fizz.

5. Foxtrot Liquor Bar

Friendly and inviting, Foxtrot Liquor Bar is located in the heart of midtown. A perfect blend of high-end and low-end, Foxtrot encompasses the atmosphere of a neighborhood bar while still retaining an intimate cocktail setting. The cocktail list progresses from “Bright and Lively” to “Herbal Remedies” to “Stranger Things.” Try their Spruce Goose, a fruity concoction of gin and pineapple.

6. Park Tavern

Voted best patio and dog-friendly restaurant in Atlanta, Park Tavern overlooks Piedmont Park and is a hotspot for young professionals. With a large open space for concerts, Park Tavern is a popular place on the weekends. Try the refreshing Bacardi Dragon Berry Lemonade.

7. Edgar’s Proof and Provision

Seeing a show at the Fox Theatre? Edgar’s Proof and Provision is a great place to grab some snacks and a cocktail before or after a show! Order The Business with gin, blood orange, nutmeg and egg white or the Cartel Cocktail if you enjoy mezcal.

8. Tapa Tapa

Tapa Tapa offers a unique blend of international tapas, craft cocktails, and a handpicked international wine list, all made with fresh ingredients. Whether you’re meeting a group of friends or are having an intimate date, Tapa Tapa offers reasonably priced cocktails just steps from Piedmont Park. Our cocktail of choice is the Godfather Part II.

9. Garden at Community Smith

The Garden at Community Smith is perched atop Community Smith with a fantastic city view, serving as Midtown Atlanta’s premiere outdoor dining destination. A modern bar and grill, The Garden serves small-plates and casual outtakes from the Community Smith menu, plus local and craft beers on draught.

10. Empire State South

Featuring a bocce ball court and patio best suited for warmer weather, the sophisticated wooden interior and decor make the Empire State South a Instagram-worthy cocktail bar that is great for pictures. Our cocktail of choice is the Mambo Sun.

Whether you are looking to branch out in the food and beverage scene or looking to make a move to the thriving and energetic Midtown neighborhood, our sales team at 1065 Midtown is here to assist. For more information on local attractions or our final available residences, contact us today by visiting https://1065midtown.com/contact/.