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The Wrecking Bar Brewpub

Not Rated.
The Wrecking Bar BrewpubThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub
Based on:
72 Beers
412 Hads
Place Score: 97
Reviews: 36
Visits: 83
Avg: 4.45
pDev: n/a
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30307
United States
phone: (404) 221-2600

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Place added by: ATLbeerDog on 06-17-2011

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Reviews: 36 | Visits: 83
Reviews by Cyberkedi:
Photo of Cyberkedi
4.45/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Located in the lower story of a former architectural salvage store, hence the name, The Wrecking Bar is a cozy brewpub that has now managed to hit its stride. I tried several of their beers and found them all enjoyable. Their food is excellent and reasonably priced. They have a private room for a party of a dozen or so, and an inviting sitting area with a sofa and soft chairs in addition to the usual tables, booths and bar. The servers are very helpful and knowledgealable, though I did have to wait a fair bit a couple times for a beer. However, they were rather busy the day I visited. They hope to have more interesting beers in the future, so I hope they make it and become a genuine neighborhood bar. Atlanta needs more good brewpubs!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jhamil3
4.05/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

This place is awesome, great quality brewpub. I was leaving town on a flight that day as I walked in on a work party. Even though they weren't open the owner still allowed us to sit down like it was. He provided great service and took time to answers my question about the brewpub business. This place really turned me on to smoked porters, highly recommended.

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Photo of Extol
4.55/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

This place is pretty sweet. I'll definitely be coming back.

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Photo of lordofthewiens
4.23/5  rDev -4.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

A beautifully restored old mansion. Upstairs function room, downstairs restaurant, outdoor bier garden. Stone, wrought iron, somewhat of a medieval feel. Great vibe.
There were a dozen beers on tap. My wife is a sour fan, so she had Dr Funke's Sour Pale Ale, which she enjoyed a lot. I had Atlanta Altbier, a good alt, and Victor UPS, very piney.
We both had the Vegan Korean Sandwich. It was very good, but I make a better Raritan.
Service was excellent on a busy Friday night.

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Photo of tjs1885
4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

This was my first stop in the Atlanta beer scene on my recent trip. I found the atmosphere, service, and food to be excellent. What impressed most was that the beer was of good selection and above average and comparing to other brewpubs in the area, this one stood out with the best beer (I also went to Twains and Park Tavern). They had a great variety and it was tough to choose what I wanted next. I had a beer that tasted like straight liquid basil and was tough to get through but they said it is a favorite, especially with ladies. I could barely get past an 8oz. I did think it was an interesting beer but moved on to other good ones.

The only thing I did not care for is that when you ask for a sampler, you can not pick you beers, they have a set of beers that they insist you try. Otherwise I have nothing bad to say about this place and plan to return again and again when coming back to Atlanta.

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Photo of davidanastas
3.74/5  rDev -16%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of bostonbeans
4.56/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of Zach136
4.63/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Had dinner with a few friends the other night here and had a great experience.

Our 4 top was seated on a busy Friday night within about 10-15. Ordered a few drinks - all of which are top notch and they do half-pours which I really appreciate.

Service was knowledgeable and attentive. Menu had something for everyone including a super picky person we were with. As far as food quality, there might have been some nit picky things with some of the food, but it's really splitting hairs and not worth mentioning. I just got the house burger and it was awesome.

I grabbed the ticket for everyone since they do AHA discounts and I was the only member at the table. Talk about sticker shock - the good kind. Drinks, appetizers, and a meals for four was $100 before the discount. Total, absolute steal. Was fully expecting a $150-$200 check.

I'll absolutely be back, many times.

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Photo of chinchill
3.88/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

I’ve been here numerous times. The service is always very good, as is the food. They have a revolving selection of beers brewed on site. Both table and bar seating available. No TVs. Valet parking some (or all?) evenings, but free parking usually available nearby on the streets.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of msvitak
4.79/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of ArchimedesSox
4.14/5  rDev -7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

V: Basement of a house built in late 1800s, lots of granite walls and exposed joists in the ceiling. The up stairs must be used for social events or something but the door was open and my wife and I walked through the old house before discovering the entrance to the brewpub was around on the side of the building.

Q: Superb, Food and Beer were crafted with quality in mind. You can really tell that they enjoy what they do.

S: Service was good but we were in for lunch on a Friday on the way to North Georgia and the place wasnt very busy. Waiter was nice and seemed to be knowledgeable about what he was serving.

S: Selection was great. Had a wide variety of different beers they brew and a pretty extensive menu. I really liked the idea of a cheese or meat tray that they offered. I would love to come here and hang out with a buddy and share one of these trays as we sample several of the beers.

F: Wood was delicious. I had a fish sandwich and my wife had the bbq sandwich. The buns were were a little bulky and the texture was kinda crumbly. Both my wife and I wound up taking the bottom half of the bun off of the sandwiches and eat them open face. Rest of the food was great and the sauces were more than your run of the mill condiment.

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Photo of klgh07
5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Tralemix
4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Another wonderful beer place in Little Five Points. Every beer of theirs I've tried has been good, they make beers in many different styles so there's always something for everyone. They also have some unique beers, I had a bourbon barrel aged Baltic porter with Brettanomyces yeast that was almost beyond words. Valet parking only unless you want to walk a bit. Incredibly attentive waitstaff who are just as crazy about beer.

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Photo of evergreen_machine
4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of richj1970
4.28/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of markgugs
4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of PEIhop
4.59/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of Beerando
4.63/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ZinFanDave
4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of memphischas
4.15/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of Genie
4.71/5  rDev +5.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of Dil_thebeerdrinking_do
4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of zest4itall
4.08/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

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The Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Atlanta, GA
97 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.