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13 Cheese Dips to Try in Atlanta Right Now

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What isn't better with cheese dip? From beer-based cheese bowls to meat lovers' queso with all the spicy fixings to straight on melted cheese, we've sourced the city's best dips and updated our guide just in time for May 5. Not that you should enjoy these quesos only once a year. Think something's missing? Do leave it in the comments.


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Bone Garden Cantina

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Come for the pork tamales, potent margaritas, and no-nonsense approach to service. Stay for the signature cheese dip with tomatoes and jalapeños, which will make you want to lick the bowl. For carnivores, the dip also comes with the option of chorizo.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

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Cheese dip is even better with beer. Try Wrecking Bar's kale ale fondue, made with aged gouda & sharp cheddar and served with a Bernhard’s Bavarian pretzel and a side of local, seasonal vegetables.

Taqueria del Sol

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Those lines that snake around the patio aren't just for the popular margaritas. This spicy white dip is so good, you won't mind scarfing it down in five minutes before you're shooed out the door.

La Urbana Tequila and Mezcal Bar

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The newest entry into the cheese dip wars is La Urbana, which serves up melted oaxaca cheese with hot tortillas and your choice of chorizo or rajas. [Photo]

Across the Street

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Across the Street's roasted poblano and corn queso includes tons of Mexican goodness, including fire roasted poblanos, green chiles, corn with jalapeños, queso blanco, AND American cheese.

The Original El Taco

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If you like your cheese dip with some heat, look no further than El Taco's queso royale, with chorizo, peppers, AND onions.

Three words: Sriracha. Cheese. Dip. The Yumbii truck is a moving target, but it's cheese dip always hits the spot. Especially paired with sesame fries.

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

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You can find another beer/cheese dip combo at this Midtown hangout. The H&F Bread pretzel comes with IPA cheese fondue and spicy mustard.

Jalisco Mexican Restaurant

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There's a reason this place has been an Atlanta staple for more than thirty years. The cheese dip is so good it will make you forget you can't get a margarita to wash it down. [Photo]

Red Pepper Taqueria

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Why choose between chopped jalapeños, chorizo, or shiitake mushrooms when you can get all three at Red Pepper Taqueria.

The Big Tex

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Big Tex serves up chihuahua cheese in a cast iron skillet and tops it with pico de gallo and cojita cheese. [Photo: Green Olive Media]

Zocalo Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

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In addition to a prime people-watching patio perfect for the warmer months, Zocalo offers a heaping bowl of queso fundido made with Mexican cheeses and the option of chorizo or mushrooms.

Tin Lizzy's Cantina

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What goes best with three kinds of cheese dip (blancho, fundido, and black bean queso)? A pitcher of margaritas and a view of Oakland Cemetery.

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Bone Garden Cantina

Come for the pork tamales, potent margaritas, and no-nonsense approach to service. Stay for the signature cheese dip with tomatoes and jalapeños, which will make you want to lick the bowl. For carnivores, the dip also comes with the option of chorizo.

Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Cheese dip is even better with beer. Try Wrecking Bar's kale ale fondue, made with aged gouda & sharp cheddar and served with a Bernhard’s Bavarian pretzel and a side of local, seasonal vegetables.

Taqueria del Sol

Those lines that snake around the patio aren't just for the popular margaritas. This spicy white dip is so good, you won't mind scarfing it down in five minutes before you're shooed out the door.

La Urbana Tequila and Mezcal Bar

The newest entry into the cheese dip wars is La Urbana, which serves up melted oaxaca cheese with hot tortillas and your choice of chorizo or rajas. [Photo]

Across the Street

Across the Street's roasted poblano and corn queso includes tons of Mexican goodness, including fire roasted poblanos, green chiles, corn with jalapeños, queso blanco, AND American cheese.

The Original El Taco

If you like your cheese dip with some heat, look no further than El Taco's queso royale, with chorizo, peppers, AND onions.

Yumbii

Three words: Sriracha. Cheese. Dip. The Yumbii truck is a moving target, but it's cheese dip always hits the spot. Especially paired with sesame fries.

Cypress Street Pint & Plate

You can find another beer/cheese dip combo at this Midtown hangout. The H&F Bread pretzel comes with IPA cheese fondue and spicy mustard.

Jalisco Mexican Restaurant

There's a reason this place has been an Atlanta staple for more than thirty years. The cheese dip is so good it will make you forget you can't get a margarita to wash it down. [Photo]

Red Pepper Taqueria

Why choose between chopped jalapeños, chorizo, or shiitake mushrooms when you can get all three at Red Pepper Taqueria.

The Big Tex

Big Tex serves up chihuahua cheese in a cast iron skillet and tops it with pico de gallo and cojita cheese. [Photo: Green Olive Media]

Zocalo Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

In addition to a prime people-watching patio perfect for the warmer months, Zocalo offers a heaping bowl of queso fundido made with Mexican cheeses and the option of chorizo or mushrooms.

Tin Lizzy's Cantina

What goes best with three kinds of cheese dip (blancho, fundido, and black bean queso)? A pitcher of margaritas and a view of Oakland Cemetery.

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