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

View: Place Reviews
Recent ratings and reviews. | Log in to view more ratings + sorting options.
Ratings by msubulldog25:
Photo of msubulldog25
Rated by msubulldog25 from Oregon

4.1/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

May 22, 2015
More User Ratings:
Rated: 4 by slasich from Pennsylvania

May 16, 2020
Photo of TheGent
Reviewed by TheGent from New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev -1.3%
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
Rated: 4.66 by andypeters1971 from Georgia

May 28, 2019
Photo of Billolick
Reviewed by Billolick from New York

4.6/5  rDev +0.2%
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 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 they care about their customers and they are smart....

Well worth a visit if you are in this area.
Feb 07, 2019
Photo of Sammy
Reviewed by Sammy from Canada (ON)

4.12/5  rDev -10.2%
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
Rated: 4.18 by WheelsPSU from New Jersey

May 27, 2018
Rated: 4.64 by wisrarebeer from Wisconsin

Apr 29, 2018
Rated: 4.63 by Tsar_Riga from Indiana

Feb 22, 2018
Rated: 4.75 by HeartofMiami from Florida

Feb 02, 2018
Photo of Rifugium
Reviewed by Rifugium from North Dakota

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.
Dec 18, 2017
Rated: 4.74 by Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

Sep 19, 2017
Rated: 4.75 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Aug 19, 2017
Rated: 4.58 by vfgccp from New York

May 02, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by wisegreensoul from Idaho

Mar 01, 2017
Photo of AlbieTom
Reviewed by AlbieTom from Georgia

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.
Jan 31, 2017
Rated: 4.66 by ha-sheem from North Carolina

Jan 17, 2017
Rated: 4.48 by Caitica from Georgia

Jan 13, 2017
Rated: 4.38 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Aug 27, 2016
Photo of sholland119
Reviewed by sholland119 from Pennsylvania

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.

Aug 10, 2016
Rated: 3.71 by eawolff99 from Minnesota

Jun 12, 2016
Rated: 4.81 by 3-Ball from Georgia

Apr 17, 2016
Photo of liteachey
Reviewed by liteachey from Georgia

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.
Apr 13, 2016
Rated: 4.98 by DirkJC from Georgia

Apr 04, 2016
Photo of CraigTh
Reviewed by CraigTh from Georgia

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.
Mar 25, 2016
Photo of MOVERTON1284
Reviewed by MOVERTON1284 from Alabama

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.
Mar 03, 2016
Rated: 4.63 by chiefbender from Georgia

Jan 21, 2016
Rated: 5 by Omonigan from Georgia

Dec 06, 2015
Rated: 4.29 by Craft_Imperial from Pennsylvania

Oct 27, 2015
Rated: 4.75 by Daniellobo from District of Columbia

Oct 26, 2015
Photo of hopheaddeluxe
Reviewed by hopheaddeluxe from Illinois

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.
Oct 11, 2015
Rated: 5 by barleywin from Missouri

Oct 10, 2015
Rated: 4.71 by sd123 from Georgia

Sep 28, 2015
Rated: 4.7 by Raime from Korea (North)

Sep 21, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by davidanastas from Texas

Aug 18, 2015
Rated: 5 by AllDayIPA23 from Georgia

Jul 10, 2015
Photo of VinceMig
Rated by VinceMig from Georgia

4.94/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5
Doesn't get much better than this.
Jul 08, 2015
Rated: 4.65 by KingEdward from North Carolina

Jun 28, 2015
Photo of sahd-1
Reviewed by sahd-1 from Illinois

4.97/5  rDev +8.3%
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.
Jun 28, 2015
Photo of Tralemix
Reviewed by Tralemix from Georgia

4.73/5  rDev +3.1%
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.
Jun 14, 2015
The Porter Beer Bar in Atlanta, GA
Place rating: 4.59 out of 5 with 172 ratings