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The Vortex

$$ - $$$American, ,
438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
+1 404-688-1828
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (472 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've always liked The Vortex because it's one of those places run by subcultural people and I like to pop in when I visit Atlanta. You can get buckets of their house beer which is good and they have really good wings and fried pickles....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Snicky M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place and love it! I ordered the borracho nachos and they were delicious, the staff working here is very professional and friendly also the atmosphere is great and according to prices is mid-range. I recommend it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vib L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Vortex with a group of 9 people for dinner on a Saturday night. They don't take reservations, so one person in our party went a little early to get our names on the list. The not so friendly manager told her our entire...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mrandmrsdavis2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely done! Staff (Nicole), atmosphere and food-All Excellent! Wings are very good, hot and fresh! All burgers cooked to perfection. If you're in the area, check this place out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joseph9892
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the vibe of the neighborhood, this eatery fits right with all its eclectic interior decor. Didn't try the burger with almost 4000 calories to it, but excellent 50/50 chili and the signature burgers were well done (in terms of taste and presentation - not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RPhTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think I went on a bad night because it was freezing and I was freezing the whole time sitting upstairs by the door. I didn't expect this place to be so small and crowded. My husband enjoyed his burger, I dont think I will...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Myeisha_travelagent
Reviewed November 12, 2018

This place is out of the norm, which probably makes me love it even more! Funky vibes and fun times. The food, especially the burgers, are DELICIOUS! Plus those tot potatoes....oh so good! Must be over 21, which is nice sometimes. Great staff, great food,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gagirltravels
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

You can always count on the Vortex for good service and consistently good food like burgers and fries. This visit was lunch with about 40 friends. Service was good and the food was delivered quickly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank et7351
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Our daughters were in town for a visit and wanted to go to Little Five Points. We went to The Vortex for a late lunch. The menu options leave one with little choice other than needing to make a return visit due to the amount...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbara J
Reviewed October 22, 2018

The food was great and came very quickly. The server we had was friendly and able to answer any questions we had. We had no problems with the food or service. I like that they check IDs at the door to discourage underage drinking. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AmbyrLynne
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from NATULEEC | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so.
Tina R
July 6, 2018|
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Response from 973stevenk | Reviewed this property |
There was no one smoking while we were there and we sat next to the bar. They allow smoking at the bar only.
Henry B
December 26, 2016|
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Response from Jeannie122 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have gluten free bun? I know I have had them wrap my hamburger in lettuce. The burgers are so good It is worth trying them even if you went bun free (That is what I do most of the time)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Little Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Little Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 404-688-1828
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