Buckhead Village bars: Best nightlife in Atlanta's entertainment district

By: Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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The Buckhead Village nightlife scene has long been a staple in Atlanta. Buckhead Village bars generally draw a young crowd seeking a fun night on the town. Over time the area has experienced a renaissance, but is still a popular nightlife destination. Buckhead Village bars are now nestled into an opulent, world-class shopping district and a lively community.

Here are the top-rated Buckhead Village bars.

Buckhead Saloon
3227 Roswell Rd NE, Atlanta

Buckhead Saloon gets high marks for sports-watching, music selection, large dance floor, reasonably priced drinks and a high-energy atmosphere. It's a favorite stop for party people who are club-hopping.
 
Fado Irish Pub and Restaurant
273 Buckhead Ave. Atlanta

Fado is the place for soccer fans to go to watch their favorite team and enjoy a huge selection of beers, great sandwiches and first-rate pub fare. The pub's friendly, laidback atmosphere can turn electric during an exciting match.

Moondogs
3179 Peachtree Rd. NE, Atlanta
404-231-4201

Moondogs is a popular watering hole that is actually four different bars: a karaoke club, a sports bar, a pub and an electronic dance music club. The bar has five special nights a week with cheap drinks, free poker nights with cash and prizes, pool, beer pong and dart lanes.

The Hole in the Wall
3177 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta
404-233-9801

The Hole in the Wall opened in 1995, and has remained one of the top dance clubs in the Buckhead Village area. The club offers four bars, a large dance floor, notable DJs and a state-of-the-art sound and light system.

Elbow Room Bar
248 Pharr Rd NE, Atlanta
404-231-3308

One of Buckhead Village’s favorite dive bars bills itself as a “sports pub and pizzeria.” Expect typical bar food with an Italian twist, along with an award-winning burger. The Elbow Room offers an impressive list of bourbons.

Whisky Mistress
3161 Maple Dr NE, Atlanta
404-561-0113

Popular cocktail bar with live music five nights per week. A menu featuring pizza, appetizers and fried lobster tail is available, along with a full bar. 

Havana Club
3112 Piedmont Rd., Atlanta
404-941-4847

Havana Club has been a fixture of Buckhead Village nightlife since 1996, originally opening as a cigar bar before becoming a high-energy club. Three rooms feature three types of music, House music, Latin music and anything goes. The dress code is strictly enforced.

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