Change isn’t always good, especially when it’s to something we like. So when the new Blu Cantina opened in East Atlanta Village earlier this year after the original location’s roof collapsed, we weren’t sure how we would feel about it. Thankfully, while the space is bigger, brighter, and a little further east than before, they still serve the same great Tex-Mex. Everything on the menu is consistent and solid, but regardless of whether you post up at the bar with a friend, have a margarita on the patio, or just grab something to-go, make sure to order the steak fajitas and the wings, which are some of the best in the city.
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When you want a low-key spot for drinks, surprisingly good bar food, and games, head to Midway Pub in East Atlanta Village.
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Go to Argosy in East Atlanta Village to drink a few beers and eat good bar food, or dance to DJs and play skee-ball in the back.
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Head to Minero inside Ponce City Market for great cocktails, freshly made tortillas, and a big outdoor patio.
Ponce City Market
Ponce City Market is a food hall with over 30 different restaurants, with options ranging from Italian and ramen to Szechuan and Mexican.
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La Fonda Latina in Candler Park is a low key spot with a big patio serving a mix of Mexican, Spanish, and Cuban food.
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