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Taco Mac - Metropolis

Not Rated.
Taco Mac - MetropolisTaco Mac - Metropolis

Taps: 140 / Bottles: 200
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
BA SCORE
89
very good

32 Ratings
Ratings: 32
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 15.48%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

933 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30309-7900
United States
phone: (678) 904-7211

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @tacomac

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-15-2008)
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.5%

06-24-2014 03:21:06 | More by bpfrush
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bruedabaker

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

06-12-2014 19:48:47 | More by bruedabaker
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mlhenson

Alabama

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-13-2014 07:10:37 | More by mlhenson
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Rohkey

Michigan

3.33/5  rDev -15.5%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.25 | $$

Taco Mac is a good stop for most anyone that likes beer. They have decent (not impressive) food and a rather large selection of beer, however the beer snob might be a bit disappointed. A portion of their offerings are mediocre, but they definitely have some high quality brews for the more selective types - just don't expect to find anything too exotic/rare.

The wait staff are what you'd expect from an average sports bar, that is rather slow and not so beer-savvy (and prone to making numerous errors in terms of giving you the wrong beer/glassware or not even giving you a glass with your $8 beer), but friendly nonetheless. For a beer snob, a good place to go if you're with a group of people who aren't as snobby or just want to have a couple drinks, but not the best place to expand your horizons or talk about beer with the staff (or other patrons) from what I could tell.

03-09-2014 05:30:44 | More by Rohkey
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tonafernandez

Tennessee

3.91/5  rDev -0.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4 | $

As always in TacoMac ...really broad selection in both Draft and bottle, a bit hard to get parking in this area, but that is the nature of the beast.
The wings are good, burgers are ok as well, know that you wont get fancy food like some of hte other restaurants in the area, and another great positive they close their kitchen really late and it has saved me several times while on business trips.
The service in this location its rather bad, slow and they can defenitely do a better job on this, but on the bright side, the beer, not much to add other than their beer selection is really great , they have a bit of everything and anything you might think, they might not have super rare beers but they manage to have almost one or two of most beer styles, a good amount of local brews, always some founders, great divide, green flash, etc. as well as some international options.

01-16-2014 16:12:03 | More by tonafernandez
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dinojrbtom

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

12-26-2013 02:37:36 | More by dinojrbtom
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

3.44/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 2.75 | $$

The wife and I were going to Empire State South (a fine restaurant!) and guess what, there is a massive Taco Mac right across the street! My first Taco ever... Inside it looks like any suburban chain restaurant, but the long, serpent-like bar is plenty cool.

140 taps! Great Divide Yeti, Dragon's Milk, Trobadour, Boulevard Nommo and Tank, Green Flash Friendship and a bunch of local/regional brews (French Broad, Duck Rabbit, Red Brick, O'Dempseys, Red Hare).

The place was empty on a weekday at lunchtime during Christmas, but the bartender looked hurried and overwhelmed, and it takes time to get a beer. Here I learned that service is the Achilles' heel of all Taco Mac locations!

The ambience is blah and bland, the food is mediocre but goes well with beer (queso and salsa).

Come for the beer only! The selection is damn good indeed.

03-04-2013 01:38:37 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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7h324nd0m1


2.7/5  rDev -31.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 1 | selection: 3 | food: 4 | $$$

I have been to many different Taco Macs throughout the Atlanta area. I will say this is the first one that I have had absolutely no desire to go back to. Our waiter was an absolute moron, and the service was extremely slow. Myself and my party waited about 10 minutes for each beer that we ordered (3) when the place was nearly empty. One of my beers came to me wrong, warm and awful. At the end of my time in this hell hole, we asked for our checks to be split, they came to us in pairs, with orders STILL on the wrong ticket. On top of this, I had to ASK for my brewniversity card back and he couldn't tell us which one it was. So a member of my party had to tell him how to do his job and find out which card was mine (no my name wasn't on it, but I have never had a problem with it before.) Throughout this process the waiter didn't say sorry for the wait or anything to try and make our experience any better.

Thank you "Taco Mac Metropolis," you have made me never come back to your store. I will spend my hard earned dollar elsewhere.

02-10-2013 20:16:03 | More by 7h324nd0m1
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nobles10

Georgia

5/5  rDev +26.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5 | $$

I absolutely love Taco Mac. I usually go to the one in Kennesaw, and finally got a chance to go to the one in Midtown after a Braves game one night. The selection of beer is great, with no shortage of beers to try. the food is also quite delicious. I also love the atmosphere of a sports bar, as I love being able to watch multiple games at one time of different sports. I would suggest going to Taco Mac to anyone who enjoys good beer and enjoys trying new beers, as well as those who just enjoy sitting at the bar talking sports with friends and or random strangers over a beer.

05-21-2012 16:47:51 | More by nobles10
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BuckeyeOne

Washington

2.45/5  rDev -37.8%
vibe: 2 | quality: 2 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 1.5 | $$

I stopped in Taco Mac Metropolis on my last night of a three-day trip to ATL. I had a feeling what I was in for but decided to go based on the reviews here on BA. I was sorry almost immediately that I was swayed by these reviews.

The place is a huge, loud, and rather dirty sports bar filled on a Tuesday night with fratboys, their girlfriends, and older dudes who probably weren't in frats but now want people to think they were.

I've never been impressed with beer bars with excessively large numbers of taps. There's really no way a place like that can keep their hoppy beers fresh and are unlikely to be able to keep all of those taplines cleaned. While I can't speak to the latter issue, I was right about fresh IPAs or lack thereof. I ordered a Founders Red's Rye and a Sweetwater IPA and didn't finish either one because the hops had faded and they were malty messes.

And given it's called Taco Mac, I ordered simple beef tacos --- they were terrible. The soft flour tortillas were oversteamed and the taco meat with grimy. Gross.

Two pints and two tacos set me back $19 before tax and tip. Not bad.

I would never encourage a BA to go to this place. Spend the extra time and head out to Decatur and hit up the Brick Store Pub and Leon's Full Service for great beer and food.

04-18-2012 04:41:43 | More by BuckeyeOne
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Taco Mac - Metropolis in Atlanta, GA
89 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.