The Porter Beer Bar

The Porter Beer BarThe Porter Beer Bar
The Porter Beer BarThe Porter Beer Bar
Bar, Eatery

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

(404) 223-0393 | map
theporterbeerbar.com

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.58
Reviews:
91
Ratings:
172
pDev:
8.08%
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Reviews by Rifugium:
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Rifugium from North Dakota

4.41/5  rDev -3.7%
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.

Dec 18, 2017
More User Reviews:
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slasich from Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

May 16, 2020
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TheGent from New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

I go to Atlanta a few times a year for work. I’ve always gone to Wrecking Bar, which always has great beer and food and a fantastic vibe. I was told to visit Porter but just never did until recently. It’s a pretty good vibe. A lot of wood, and a bit industrial with exposed brick too. Kind of shabby sheek. A relatively small bar.

The beer and food quality were very high. Excellent in both areas. Fresh and flavorful.

Great service, and excellent beer knowledge, especially on the local offerings with which I was not as familiar.

The beer selection was amazing. Diverse tap list and one of the best, if not the best bottle list I’ve ever seen, including up against Church Key in DC. While I was there I had Gueuze Tilquin Draft, Reboog Vitus (Garigaste), a BBA stout sampler of local stouts from Cherry Street, Orpheus, and Scofflaw, and a bottle of Grisette from Green Bench. They had a couple cool flight options like the BBA stout sampler, which I thought was very cool.

I had wings and a burger. Both were excellent, but I’m partial to the food at Wrecking Bar.

A must visit for any beer lover in Atlanta.

Mar 17, 2020
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andypeters1971 from Georgia

4.66/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

May 28, 2019
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Billolick from New York

4.6/5  rDev +0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Simply awesome spot in a chill neighborhood of the ATL.

HUGE selection of quality taps and a way over the top list of bottles and vintage bottles..serious beer spot....plus quality, fresh and interesting, down to earth food options....funky, down to earth and cool, loads of atmosphere...

When a bartender offers water without being asked it tells me quite a bit...like they care about their customers and they are smart....

Well worth a visit if you are in this area.

Feb 07, 2019
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Sammy from Canada (ON)

4.12/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

world class must stop. selections of great beers from around the world. some of these only available at the best bars. if you have only one stop in the south for a beer go here.

Jan 24, 2019
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WheelsPSU from New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

May 27, 2018
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wisrarebeer from Wisconsin

4.64/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Apr 29, 2018
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Tsar_Riga from Indiana

4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Feb 22, 2018
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HeartofMiami from Florida

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Feb 02, 2018
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Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

4.74/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Sep 19, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Aug 19, 2017
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vfgccp from New York

4.58/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

May 02, 2017
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wisegreensoul from Idaho

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Mar 01, 2017
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AlbieTom from Georgia

5/5  rDev +9.2%
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.

Jan 31, 2017
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ha-sheem from North Carolina

4.66/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Jan 17, 2017
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Caitica from Georgia

4.48/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Jan 13, 2017
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Cuervo_PCB from Florida

4.38/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Aug 27, 2016
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sholland119 from Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +1.1%
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

Aug 10, 2016
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eawolff99 from Minnesota

3.71/5  rDev -19%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Jun 12, 2016
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3-Ball from Georgia

4.81/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Apr 17, 2016
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liteachey from Georgia

4.78/5  rDev +4.4%
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.

Apr 13, 2016
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DirkJC from Georgia

4.98/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Apr 04, 2016
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CraigTh from Georgia

4.15/5  rDev -9.4%
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.

Mar 25, 2016
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MOVERTON1284 from Alabama

3.76/5  rDev -17.9%
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.

Mar 03, 2016
The Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta, GA
Place rating: 4.58 out of 5 with 172 ratings