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The Porter Beer Bar

Not Rated.
The Porter Beer BarThe Porter Beer Bar
BA SCORE
99
world-class

81 Reviews
Reviews: 81
Visits: 139
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: n/a
Taps: 46
Bottles: 650
Cask: Y
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30307-1939
United States
phone: (404) 223-0393

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @porterbeerbar

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Place added by: gabeerfan on 10-19-2008

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Reviews: 81 | Visits: 139
Reviews by rudyarmand:
Photo of rudyarmand
3.38/5  rDev -25.4%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

I have been to the Porter twice in the past ten days. The first time I went was in the early afternoon and I sat at the bar. The bartender was indeed very knowledgeable and recommended several brews (Wolover Organic IPA, Innis & Gunn) that I had never tried before. We ate the food and left the place feeling excited about recommending the Porter to our friends.

Well, the day after Christmas, I took my wife and daughter (who lives Downtown) to the Porter for lunch and it wasn't the same. We all were disappointed with our food, and the service was a bit slow even though it wasn't crowded. We immediately felt we would have been better off sitting at the bar.

This establishment is fine if you are downtown and want to enjoy a fine beer. It is not worth the drive if you live in the suburbs in my opinion. (811 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of davidanastas
4.21/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AllDayIPA23
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of VinceMig
4.94/5  rDev +9.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Doesn't get much better than this. (34 characters)

Photo of KingEdward
4.65/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of sahd-1
4.97/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Located in the heart of Atlanta's Little 5 Points area this place is a craft beer must. In addition to the 30 plus taps, they offered an extensive bottle/can list of both local and non. I didn't have any food but will definitely try it next time I'm back. I'd give the vibe a perfect 5 if it weren't for all the junkies that hang around within a stone's throw of the entrance. (379 characters)

Photo of Tralemix
4.73/5  rDev +4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

What a wonderful place! My favorite beer beer in Atlanta. Great selection, inexpensive and delicious food, and right in the middle of Little Five Points. (155 characters)

Photo of msubulldog25
4.1/5  rDev -9.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.88/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Best place I have been yet in Atlanta. Amazing (47 characters)

Photo of Hulud
4.95/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of richj1970
4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of georgiaboy8686
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

All 5s for me. This place was great. I went for lunch with my brother, it wasn't extremely busy. Tons of beer on tap, out the bottle/can, and a very large cellar. The food was extremely good as well. Also, great service. I wish I lived in ATL, I would make this a regular establishment for me. (299 characters)

Photo of markgugs
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Not sure if there are enough good things that can be said about this place. It may very well be the BEST beer bar/restaurant I've ever been to, and I've been to a LOT of places. James Beard-nominee, so the food kicks ass. 30+ taps, great bottle list, vintage cellar, locals & rarities, so the beer kicks ass. Bartenders & staff are utterly righteous, so they kick ass. Fantastic location in Little Five Points, so the 'hood kicks ass. And pretty sure I heard multiple Dead Kennedys songs piping thru the PA, so the vibe kicks ass. What's not to like? (550 characters)

Photo of smartassboiler
4.95/5  rDev +9.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Loved this place. The vibe was great, the quality of the beer and food were excellent, and the service was outstanding. I didn't catch my bartender's name, but I enjoyed talking to him throughout the night. The selection between the drafts, bottle list, and cellar list is among the best I've come across. I only had appetizers, but the food was great, too. (357 characters)

Photo of a_damroy
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Awesome place. Insane beer selection. Felt like a kid in a candy store when we entered their cellar. Didn't try the food, but the menu looked great as well. This is my new go to spot in Atlanta. (194 characters)

Photo of gatorlove
4.28/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of jshusc
4.48/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of memphischas
4.23/5  rDev -6.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Dil_thebeerdrinking_do
4.58/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of epall
4.98/5  rDev +9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of zest4itall
5/5  rDev +10.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of PEIhop
4.9/5  rDev +8.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of TonyJ815
4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Great place! Phenomenal selection. Huge vintage/cellar menu. Prices are awesome. Food is fantastic. Tight seating, but that adds to the vibe honestly. Hard to go wrong with The Porter. (190 characters)

Photo of hmvalp
4.13/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Photo of Wicketsmusik
4.91/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

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The Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta, GA
99 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.