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18 of the Best Bar Snacks in Atlanta

All that drinking will probably make you hungry.

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Bars are made for drinking. But also for snacking. Something has to soak up all of the booze, right? From traditional fare like wings and fries to more decadent treats like corn pups, pizza rolls, and one dish with the holy trinity of bacon, pimento cheese, and fries, here's your guide to some of the best bar snacks in Atlanta.

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1. Table And Main

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1028 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075
(678) 869-5178
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Table & Main's buttermilk-battered fried okra is the perfect starter for an evening of the restaurant's modern Southern cuisine and cocktails.

2. Smokebelly BBQ

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128 E Andrews Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 848-9100
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Does it get more Southern than pork rinds, served up with Smokebelly BBQ rub, perfect for eating by the fistfull during a night out in Buckhead.

3. D.B.A. Barbecue

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1190 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 249-5000
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While D.B.A. is known for its barbecue, don't skip the appetizers, especially the pimento cheese with cucumbers and Alabama fire crackers.

4. Empire State South

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999 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 541-1105
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Can't decide on the perfect bar snack? You don't have to with Empire's "In Jars," which comes with an assortment of small bites, including deviled ham, trout rillette, pickles, pimento cheese and bacon marmalade, and baba ganoush.

5. Villains

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903 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 347-3335
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Why decide between fries, bacon, or pimento cheese when you can get all three in “The Boss Hog” at Villains. Oh yeah, it also has ranch dressing. You're welcome.

6. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

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817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 815-9243
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What's better than an H&F Pretzel? One served with a Cypress IPA (Sweetwater) and cheese fondue.

7. Proof and Provision

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659 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 897-1991
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Chef Z's grilled cheese (a leftover from opening chef Zeb Stevenson, now at Parish), with fontina, pecorino spread, and truffle butter is a staple for late night drinking. Add the optional bourbon-barrel bacon. Worth every penny of the $3 upcharge.

8. The Pinewood

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254 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-5507
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Who doesn't love tots? Who doesn't love grits? Get them both in one dish at the Pinewood, with sweet-chili aioli. Use them to soak up those $5 drinks on Whiskey Wednesdays, though they are available daily.

9. Taco Mac Sports Grill

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240 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-4140
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T.Mac is an Atlanta institution, as are its wings, available in original, roasted, and boneless varieties with nine different sauces like hot buffalo and habanero BBQ.

10. Leon's Full Service

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131 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 687-0500
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We dare you to resist the temptation of Leon's pub frites. Choose from ten different dipping sauces, including masaman curry and mango-pepperdew catsup.

11. Brick Store Pub

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125 E Court Sq
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 687-0990
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Sausage and grits aren't just for breakfast. Brick Store's are made with Pine Street andouille, grit croquettes, and tomato jam and are available for those nighttime cravings.

12. Victory Sandwich Bar

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340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-9300
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Get your Jack and Coke slushie on with a side of house-made popcorn, with buffalo seasoning and fresh parmesan melted on top.

13. The Porter Beer Bar

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1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 223-0393
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No visit to the Porter is complete without a bowl of its salt-and-vinegar popcorn tossed with herb-and-garlic oil and charred-onion mayo. Wash it down with one (or more) of the bar's 800 beers.

14. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

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292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 221-2600
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While Wrecking Bar's menu is full of tempting bar snacks, the corn dog pops are a standout. Made with Wrecking Bar Cheddarwurst, they are cornbread battered, fried, and served with a side curry catsup and yellow mustard. Warning: They come three to the plate, so if you're not a fan of sharing, order more.

15. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

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684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Ladybird's selection of "trail snacks" include the Navajo bread with Benton's country ham, honey, cilantro, and black pepper.

16. Joystick Gamebar

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427 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 525-3002
Bad Dog Taqueria has now taken up residence in the Joystick kitchen and is serving up pizza rolls--hand-rolled, filled with pepperoni and cheese, served with a side of homemade red sauce. Think Totino's, but better.

17. Noni's Bar & Deli

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357 Edgewood Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 343-1808
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Noni's is known for its sandwiches and late-night dance parties, but don't forget to grab a plate of garlic-parmesan fries to fuel you into the wee hours of the morning.

18. H. Harper Station

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904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
(678) 732-0415
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H. Harper's bacon crackerjacks are as addictive as, well, crack. Caramel corn, bacon, salty peanuts — what's not to love?

1. Table And Main

1028 Canton St, Roswell, GA 30075
Table & Main's buttermilk-battered fried okra is the perfect starter for an evening of the restaurant's modern Southern cuisine and cocktails.
1028 Canton St
Roswell, GA 30075

2. Smokebelly BBQ

128 E Andrews Dr NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
Does it get more Southern than pork rinds, served up with Smokebelly BBQ rub, perfect for eating by the fistfull during a night out in Buckhead.
128 E Andrews Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30305

3. D.B.A. Barbecue

1190 N Highland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
While D.B.A. is known for its barbecue, don't skip the appetizers, especially the pimento cheese with cucumbers and Alabama fire crackers.
1190 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306

4. Empire State South

999 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Can't decide on the perfect bar snack? You don't have to with Empire's "In Jars," which comes with an assortment of small bites, including deviled ham, trout rillette, pickles, pimento cheese and bacon marmalade, and baba ganoush.
999 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

5. Villains

903 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309
Why decide between fries, bacon, or pimento cheese when you can get all three in “The Boss Hog” at Villains. Oh yeah, it also has ranch dressing. You're welcome.
903 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309

6. Cypress Street Pint & Plate

817 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308
What's better than an H&F Pretzel? One served with a Cypress IPA (Sweetwater) and cheese fondue.
817 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

7. Proof and Provision

659 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30308
Chef Z's grilled cheese (a leftover from opening chef Zeb Stevenson, now at Parish), with fontina, pecorino spread, and truffle butter is a staple for late night drinking. Add the optional bourbon-barrel bacon. Worth every penny of the $3 upcharge.
659 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308

8. The Pinewood

254 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
Who doesn't love tots? Who doesn't love grits? Get them both in one dish at the Pinewood, with sweet-chili aioli. Use them to soak up those $5 drinks on Whiskey Wednesdays, though they are available daily.
254 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

9. Taco Mac Sports Grill

240 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
T.Mac is an Atlanta institution, as are its wings, available in original, roasted, and boneless varieties with nine different sauces like hot buffalo and habanero BBQ.
240 W Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

10. Leon's Full Service

131 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
We dare you to resist the temptation of Leon's pub frites. Choose from ten different dipping sauces, including masaman curry and mango-pepperdew catsup.
131 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030

11. Brick Store Pub

125 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030
Sausage and grits aren't just for breakfast. Brick Store's are made with Pine Street andouille, grit croquettes, and tomato jam and are available for those nighttime cravings.
125 E Court Sq
Decatur, GA 30030

12. Victory Sandwich Bar

340 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030
Get your Jack and Coke slushie on with a side of house-made popcorn, with buffalo seasoning and fresh parmesan melted on top.
340 Church St
Decatur, GA 30030

13. The Porter Beer Bar

1156 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
No visit to the Porter is complete without a bowl of its salt-and-vinegar popcorn tossed with herb-and-garlic oil and charred-onion mayo. Wash it down with one (or more) of the bar's 800 beers.
1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

14. Wrecking Bar Brewpub

292 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
While Wrecking Bar's menu is full of tempting bar snacks, the corn dog pops are a standout. Made with Wrecking Bar Cheddarwurst, they are cornbread battered, fried, and served with a side curry catsup and yellow mustard. Warning: They come three to the plate, so if you're not a fan of sharing, order more.
292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307

15. Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall

684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Ladybird's selection of "trail snacks" include the Navajo bread with Benton's country ham, honey, cilantro, and black pepper.
684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

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16. Joystick Gamebar

427 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Bad Dog Taqueria has now taken up residence in the Joystick kitchen and is serving up pizza rolls--hand-rolled, filled with pepperoni and cheese, served with a side of homemade red sauce. Think Totino's, but better.
427 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

17. Noni's Bar & Deli

357 Edgewood Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Noni's is known for its sandwiches and late-night dance parties, but don't forget to grab a plate of garlic-parmesan fries to fuel you into the wee hours of the morning.
357 Edgewood Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30312

18. H. Harper Station

904 Memorial Dr SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
H. Harper's bacon crackerjacks are as addictive as, well, crack. Caramel corn, bacon, salty peanuts — what's not to love?
904 Memorial Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30316

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