The Porter Beer Bar

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The Porter Beer BarThe Porter Beer Bar
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The Porter Beer BarThe Porter Beer Bar
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

1156 Euclid Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30307-1939
United States

(404) 223-0393 | map
theporterbeerbar.com

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Added by gabeerfan on 10-19-2008

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
166
pDev:
8.06%
 
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Ratings: 166 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.63/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of HeartofMiami
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Rifugium
4.41/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

So yay, I got to finally check off this bucket list bar. The main bar is in a skinny room that looks like it was probably once an alley, and there is a larger table area in the back. Gritty rickety vibe (the whole hood seemed like a hipster area), sort of old Americana, wood & brick; nice. An impressive tap list, and quite a selection of bottles/cans as well, including some pricey rarities. The beer menu is massive and takes some time to look through even if you know what you're doing. There was only one guy behind the bar when I was there, and even with a moderately busy mid-day crowd, he was right where he had to be the whole time, and knew how to give help out folks who needed recommendation (including directing drifters who wanted High Life to other nearby bars). The food menu is not huge, but everything on it was tempting. I went with the brisket sandwich, per my m.o., and was not disappointed.

Overally, I was very happy with the Porter. If I lived in the city, this would surely be my bar of choice.

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Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.74/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of kylehay2004
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of vfgccp
4.58/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.5/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of AlbieTom
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is an awesome beer bar in little five in Atlanta. One of my favorite places to go, always something new on draft and their bottle list is immense. Give it a try the food is amazing and the servers know their beer.

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Photo of ha-sheem
4.66/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Caitica
4.48/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
4.38/5  rDev -4.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of sholland119
4.63/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.75

Our first stop in the Little Five Points area, and a very good one. Excellent beer selection, cool vibe, friendly bartender. We enjoyed everything about the place except we only went 1 for 2 on food selections. Still worth a stop.

HV

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Photo of eawolff99
3.71/5  rDev -19.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Klourie
4.81/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of liteachey
4.78/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Atmosphere melds with the rest of Little Fives, dark, dingy and comfortable on the inside, like a classic pub should be. Both the quality and selection of draughts is first class. An expansive menu and vintage list are available at mostly reasonable prices, though some of the vintage can be quite steep. Last I was there, KBS was $60 a bottle, but that was probably the only outrageous price. The menu is a clipboard with binder rings that hold about 40 pages of material. If you've never been, you'll need a moment to look it over. It's finely detailed, and if the description for a drink is too nuanced, the staff will be more than happy to clarify things for you. The service is relatively quick, and very attentive and helpful to aid in your selections. There is some above average food here, nothing too fancy, but more than satisfactory should you need a bite to eat. They also have a great spirit and cocktail selection.

Overall: One of my favorite bars, one not to miss if you're in the area.

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Photo of DirkJC
4.98/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of CraigTh
4.15/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 2 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

You may wait almost forever for a beer, but their selection is worth it. While this place gets packed quick, you can make reservations (the food is great). If you don't call ahead, be prepared to stand against the wall while you drink, or have people constantly reaching over you to order.

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Photo of MOVERTON1284
3.76/5  rDev -18.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

I have been here twice, had dinner once. Overall the place is cool and has nice decor. The long skinny path by the bar to the back of the restaurant is not well thought out. It is a pain to get through this and actually sit down. Crowd is hipster to the max. Food is average at best. Beer menu is solid, with lots of draft and bottle/cans. The vintage menu is cool to look at but really who is paying $50+ for a KBS aged 2+ years. I would not recommend this place but if you are in the area stop by.

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Photo of chiefbender
4.63/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Omonigan
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Craft_Imperial
4.29/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Daniellobo
4.75/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
4.37/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in visiting my friend in Altanta. There selection was good. They have a beer cellar with a good selection of older beers, some are a little pricey. The vibe is relaxed with a nice stone inlay bar counter. The service was great.

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Photo of barleywin
5/5  rDev +8.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

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The Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta, GA
Place rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 166 ratings