photo credit: Sarah Newman

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The Rusty Nail Pub

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$$$$Perfect For:Sports!Eating At The BarDay Drinking

The Rusty Nail Pub is the diviest dive in Atlanta. For starters, the room is divided into smoking and non-smoking sections a la the ’90s. There’s usually a haze surrounding the bar as people puff on cigs and swig beers. Walls are stuffed with old sports memorabilia and vintage beer merchandise, and there are plenty of TVs for watching any game you fancy. But what’s truly memorable about this Brookhaven haunt is the absurdly big 18-foot gun-shaped smoker outside the bar that they use to smoke their juicy meats. So BBQ is the thing to order here along with their impressive hot dogs, which can be loaded down with your choice of eight toppings.

The Rusty Nail Pub image

photo credit: Sarah Newman

The Rusty Nail Pub image

photo credit: Sarah Newman

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