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Northside Tavern

1058 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5555
+1 404-874-8745
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True experience

Awesome place to listen to live music and get real American experience. Come in advance and play... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
IvanovaKate
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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Authentic blues experience with locals

Great place to visit to feel and see an authentic local blues place, where also locals go. We were... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Leena S
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Helsinki, Finland
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
7 Nov 2017
“True experience”
24 Oct 2017
“Authentic blues experience with locals”
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Hours Today: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
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1058 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5555
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to listen to live music and get real American experience. Come in advance and play billiard with locals🤘🏼

Thank IvanovaKate
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit to feel and see an authentic local blues place, where also locals go. We were two friends (ladies) having few beers and enjoying the music and the place. Put your t-shirt, jeans and sneakers on, and prepare for a smoky evening...More

Thank Leena S
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Whenever people ask me about the best bar venue playing live music nightly (Blues or some other genre) this place gets my top vote. Don't get me wrong, I really do like Blind Willies a lot; however, I absolutely LOVE Northside Tavern. It also features...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Enjoyed the blue bank when they finally started (promo said music at 10, it was 10:45 before they actually began. VERY smoke-filled atmosphere -- my clothes reeked when we left. Music was good (which is why I was there, after all). Small place, pool tables...More

Thank South_Georgia_boy
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Wow, the type of bar seen in roadhouse movies. Not sure what you are walking into but a friendly welcome awaits. It's traditional pool tables and small stage, a bit basic and just how I like it. A hand full of people at 9.30 turned...More

Thank Nicksswilson
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wanted a down home bar with, live music, good whiskey and no sign of unpretentiousnous....This was it! Was introduced to this gem by a local who was gracious enough to escort us there. Swami Gone Bananas was playing...they were awesome!!! Thank you Ed!!!

Thank tinalee725
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

-Great blues music. Had different guest singers, players...changed it up a little -EXTREMELY smoky, even with front door open -$10 cover charge, cash -Pool tables -Dancing -Parking limited -Decent size bar. Ordered bottled beer.

Thank Christy F
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Great Blues Band the night we were there.A friendly diversified crowd in this small place.A true dive bar with cheap beer prices,bathroom with a wet floor with a light hanging,brought me back memories of some of the places I frequented in my youth,without the music.If...More

Thank ChALUTCH
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Imagine combining the characters of Cheers in Boston with the banging music of the Crocodile Cafe in Seattle with the dive vibe of the 1970's... and you have the Northside. Esquire Magazine top 10 Dive bars in the country is clear and apparent. Awesome staff,...More

Thank bryanhildebrand
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

A friend recommended we all go. From the outside it looks like a dive, I asked to take a peek, since I did not want to pay the $10 cover charge if were not going to stay. When I heard the music I was sold!...More

Thank ORD-TGU
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