The Wrecking Bar Brewpub

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The Wrecking Bar BrewpubThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub
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3.97/5
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503 Ratings
The Wrecking Bar BrewpubThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

292 Moreland Ave NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30307
United States

(404) 221-2600 | map
wreckingbarbrewpub.com

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Added by ATLbeerDog on 06-17-2011

BEER STATS
Beers:
90
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
503
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.45/5
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
98
pDev:
9.21%
 
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Ratings: 98 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of solerunner
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

One of the best places in Atlanta. The beer is great and they have great food. The place is in an old house that was renovated so the brewery and restaurant are downstairs while the banquet room is upstairs.

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

I really enjoyed Wrecking Bar. Diverse beer selection of bitter, koelsch, pilsner, DIPA, stout, dubbel, tripel, cask and wood aged IRS all on tap! Quality and service were excellent and the food was outstanding. I had three starters of charred octopus, beer heart tartare, and beef tongue crisps.

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Photo of acmurphy696
5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

The Wrecking Bar is fantastic. My only complaint is that why did this place not exist when I lived in Inman Park? (I know. It took awhile for Georgia beer laws to change.)

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Photo of tomcooper21
5/5  rDev +12.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

V- very homey. It's in the basement of an old plantation style house.

Q- best beer in Georgia. If you're in Atlanta, you have to check it out.

Ser- great staff, and they're all really cool.

Sel- they have everything from a kolsch to IPAs to big barrel aged stouts, and they're all done perfectly.

F- great food. Chef Terry Koval is a phenomenal chef and his menu is pretty outstanding. They get all of their produce from a farm they own outside of the city. Fresh ingredients, great flavors, affordable pricing.

Overall- the best brewery in GA. Ask any local in the beer scene and they will tell you the same.

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Photo of HeartofMiami
4.28/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Sludgeman
4.16/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Sat at the bar on a Wednesday night beginning about 6:30 very busy when I left at 8pm.

V- A restaurant first but gives off a nice homey vibe. Folks come here for the beer and the staff is constantly talking amoungst themselves about beer. But not your classic beer bar vibe. Still very pleasant. Slightly dark. Rustic 4.0

Qual - 4.25

Sel - An excellent selection from grisette to IPA to stout to barrel aged selections. 4.5

Ser - Fine. I felt that the place was a bit geared towards the locals and regulars. But fine service. Nothing to otherwise complain about. 3.75

Food - I had the tongue and cheek pie. Very nice. 4.25

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of sunderwood123
4.63/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of JuiceMan818
4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ha-sheem
4.03/5  rDev -9.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of Hayden34
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of mcintire78
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Photo of Jason_cs
4.08/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of MOVERTON1284
3.5/5  rDev -21.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 2

I have been here twice, only once for dinner. The tap list is nice for a brewpub, they had some casks at the bar that were not publicized at all, you just had to know about them. If you like hot beer the casks are for you. The venue is nice, it is just always packed. There is nowhere to wait, so you get really crowded. We got a table within an hour and sat in the back cellar area. I tried several beers, all of which were average or slightly above. The food tasted good and they have lots of choices. The next day me and a buddy both had food poisoning from eating the hamburger. I would recommend against it as a food choice. I will honestly probably never return based on my experience.

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Photo of RUN-4-B33R
4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

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
4.01/5  rDev -9.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | 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

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The Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Atlanta, GA
Brewery rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 503 ratings