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Best of Atlanta 2017: Out on the Town

By Kelsie Allen Barton and Jessica Cherner | March 29, 2017 | Articles

Best Hangover Cure DripFusion
When it comes to beating your hangover, skip the Gatorade, coffee and even water. Instead, opt for DripFusion, surgeon Mark Beaty’s approach to holistic health that utilizes water and minerals to replenish you from the inside out. Midtown

Best Bar Overall Big Sky Buckhead
Looking for the hottest see-and-be-seen spot for a night on the town? Big Sky Buckhead is the obvious choice. With two stories—which means two patios and, of course, two bars—you have plenty of room to dance it out with your squad with delicious drinks in hand. Feel free to hit up Big Sky a little earlier in the evening to experience next-level bar snacks from chef Hector Santiago. Fried mac and cheese bites, anyone? @bigskybuckhead

Best Local Band Haley & Alexis
Singer/songwriters (and native Atlantans) Haley and Alexis currently work with premier vocal coach Mama Jan Smith and are considered rising stars on the Atlanta music scene, having just released a trio of Southern rock-with-a-touch-of-country songs on Spotify. Listen to “Heartbeat” and we guarantee you’ll fall in love with these talented twins. @haleyandalexismusic

Best Happy Hour Eclipse di Luna
This Spanish-centric watering hole has a happy hour worth smiling about, with tapas and well drinks at half the cost between 4 and 6pm every Monday through Thursday. So grab your crew and get settled in the sun on Eclipse’s patio for a deliciously good time. Multiple locations, @eclipsediluna

Best Cocktails

Best Place to Celebrate
Kramer’s Buckhead

Best Spot to See and Be Seen
Himitsu Buckhead

Best Girls’ Night Out
Havana Club

Best Guys’ Night Out
The Cheetah Midtown

Best Singles Scene
The Ivy buckhead

Best Celeb Spotting
Umi Buckhead

Best VIP Section
Opera Nightclub

Best Place to Hang
Establishment Midtown

Best Local Singer/Songwriter
Scotty Cram

Best Local Athlete
Matt Ryan

Best Local Visual Artist
Brynn W. Casey

Best Nightlife Photographers
Dylan York & Chucky Kahng

Best Place to Hear Live Music
Hard Rock Atlanta

Best Patio
Gypsy Kitchen

Best Place to Go Dancing
Johnny’s Hideaway

Best Nightclub
Tongue & Groove

Best DJ
DJ Mark Battle

Best Bartender
Johnny Aymerich, Tavern at Phipps

Best Sports Bar
Taco Mac Multiple locations

Best Gay Bar
TEN Midtown

Best Dive Bar
Dive Bar Buckhead

Best Neighborhood Pub
Fadò Irish Pub
Multiple locations

Best Bar Bites
Big Sky buckhead

Best Late-Night Nosh
Cafe Intermezzo

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