Ration and Dram is a great place to keep in your back pocket - it’s easy to walk-in for cocktails and snacks or an all-day brunch. Right on the border of Edgewood and Kirkwood, this spot has two outdoor seating options - a patio with picnic tables and a second-story porch. The snacks, like poutine and burrata with roasted garlic, are the best way to go, though if you’re here for brunch, get one of their dressed-up versions of fast food favorites, like the McDowell, which is basically an egg McMuffin.
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Joystick in Edgewood is the bar that your younger self would love, with tons of arcade games and cheap drinks.
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Going to Gunshow is kind of like having dinner at your coolest coworker’s house: It’s loud, fun, and you never quite know what they’re going to serve.
Bacchanalia in West Midtown is a seasonal, farm-to-table spot that’s great for client dinners or a big night out.
South City Kitchen Buckhead
For Southern food served in an upscale space, head to South City Kitchen in Buckhead, and try to get a table on their patio overlooking Peachtree.
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Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall
Ladybird Grove in the Old Fourth Ward is the perfect outdoor spot for when you want to grab drinks and food somewhere that reminds you of summer camp.
Bocado in West Midtown works for basically any situation, with its big patio, great cocktails, and one of the best burgers in Atlanta.
This all-day spot near Ponce City Market is as great for breakfast as it is for an 11:30pm steak and cocktail on their enclosed patio.
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