Guide to East Atlanta!
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1263 Glenwood Ave.
The Glenwood is your everyman’s pub in East Atlanta (everywoman too). Suits and hipsters rub elbows here while enjoying the best craft beers from a list of ninety. The Glenwood just celebrated their 7th anniversary and they continue to maintain a warm décor, great drinks, and the most complete menu in the Village. The polished hardwood floors, seductive horseshoe bar, and rough-hewn granite walls create an inviting ambiance. For sports fans there are 10 HDTVs. The 2 monster HD projector screens are used to feature special sports events. The hand-crafted booths are just the place to enjoy Chef Marc Stephen’s fare of eclectic comfort food. Lunch is served Monday-Friday from 11:00 AM. On Saturdays and Sundays The Glenwood offers the best Brunch in East Atlanta from 11:00 AM with $1.49 Mimosas. The Patio Deck is just the place to enjoy dinner and a glass of wine from the area’s best wine list. This second story patio has a splendid tree-line view which evokes a delightful feeling of seclusion from the bustling street. The Glenwood offers Shuffleboard, Darts and Skeeball. On Mondays and Tuesdays well drinks are just $3.00. Wednesday it’s Team Trivia with house-cash prizes. Thursdays feature a variety of live bands. Fridays and Saturdays you’ll find a mix of DJ’s and live music. On Sunday watch Every Team Every Game via NFL Ticket. See you at The Glenwood.
488 Flat Shoals Rd.
Located in the heart of the East Atlanta Village, The Earl is the kind of place you can hang out at all day. It is a great combination of restaurant, bar and concert hall. Featuring an amazing bar menu, moderately priced drinks and a music venue in the back, this is a place that can satisfy just about anyone in your group. The open front offers cafe’ seating with a great views of the East Atlanta scene. At night anything and everything can be heard on the back stage while the crowd varies with the bands. National acts and the best of the emerging Atlanta music scene grace the Earl nightly to packed crowds. The jukebox in the restaurant has one of the most eclectic group of albums in town. Bar regulars love to wash Earl burgers down with their PBR tall boys. With a casual atmosphere and eclectic mix of patrons, you can’t go wrong with a visit to The Earl.
The Elder Tree
469 Flat Shoals Ave.
This European-style Irish pub serves gastro fare rooted within authentic Irish tradition. The Elder Tree is open for lunch and dinner as well as brunch on the weekends. The menu, heavily peppered with house-cured meats, hearty pub food staples like Fish-n-Chips and Bangers & Mash. You will find delicious appetizers including Crab Cakes and Lamb Sliders as well as Corned Beef sandwiches and a variety of burgers. Favorite entrees include Cumberland Pie, Hangar Steak and Grilled Salmon. At the bar, there are 13 European beers on draft and a full range of whiskey cocktails. This summer The Elder Tree Pub has opened an outdoor beer garden with all the amenities including a big screen TV, live bands, daily raffles and giveaways. They will be showing matches on all the TVs inside and out.
1242 Glenwood Ave.
Tomatillos roots go back to the former and one of Atlanta’s favorite establishments, Tortillas. Their credo “In Beans We Trust” harken back to the Tortillas days were the current owners used to work. Here you will find great Tacos, Burritos, Quesadillas, Nachos and Salads. They use inspiring ingredients including potato green chili, slow-cooked brisket and tofu. Their customers also rave about their catfish and fried chicken tacos. Come Tuesdays for their Crunchy Taco Special. They offer different specials daily.
Grant Central East Pizza
1279 Glenwood Ave.
Grant Central East is the sister restaurant to Grant Central in Grant Park. The original was named after Grand Central Station for its NY Style pizza. Here you can find great pizza, subs and salads. They have an open kitchen so you can check out your pizza as it comes out of the oven and there is a large dining area with plenty of tables to accommodate large groups. Grant Central East gives its customers the option of customizing their pizza, even when only ordering a slice. The house pizza is the Cardiac Arrest (pepperoni, spicy sausage, meatballs, ham and extra cheese), which is every bit as good as it sounds.
242 Boulevard SE
Consistently voted the Best Southwestern Restaurant in Atlanta, Agave uses only the freshest ingredients to create chef inspired dishes with a authentic southwestern flare. They boast the largest tequila selection in the city as well as over 100 wines from around the world. Enjoy their award winning Margaritas and be sure to sign up for Agave’s VIP Email List which features huge monthly discounts on dinner and details on all of Agave’s special events.