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The Vortex

878 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309 (Little Five Points)
(404) 875-1667
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Ranked #25 of 3,432 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
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Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Little Five Points
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Roswell, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The Vortex is another place that is considered an "institution" in Atlanta (be wary of places with that title, it usually means that the place has just been around for a long time and doesn't have to be good anymore), but this is actually one worth visiting. It probably gets more credit than it deserves, but it does feature a... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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110 reviews 110 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

If this place did not smell like the inside of an ashtray I would have giving it a 5. They proudly allow smoking but don't have the ventilation to support this. If you don't smoke - stay away. We ended up sitting outside until it started raining....

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Atlanta
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The Vortex is someplace you have to go once. They have a unique selection of crazy burgers and they are ok. Go once to say you did.

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Milan, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Stopped in on the way to a concert and was amazed at the food and spirit selection. Their house brew "Laughing Skull Ale" was very tasty. Ordered the Hangover Helper and was barely able to finish the sandwich. I will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This place is on my fav. For life cause there hamburger have changed me for life I will never look at fast food burgers the same ever again...... And if you don't like half naked woman and food the could and more then likely will kill you ..... But damn you will die happy!!!!

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you are just dying for a great beer and burger and I am not talking bud and 1/4 lb with some cheese I am talking several pints of craft beer accompanied by massive 1/2 lb with bacon, cheese,LTO and egg with a side of tater tots look no farther. Step up to the plate for bigger and more add... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Oh my at the burgers at the vortex, they really do live up to the hype. The variety and quality of the alcohol is also to be noted. They actually have the copper cups for a proper "Moscow Mule". Keep in mind that this restaurant does allow smoking and is adults only. So dont whine about the smoke when you... More

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Crestview, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Trying to decide between the Vortex or the Varsity? If you want a great meal in an even greater environment, chose Vortex. Want a so-so meal without any fun, then cry yourself all the way to Varsity. It is difficult to try to describe a meal at the Vortex. It truly must be experienced and without being there in-person, you... More

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boaz
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Pretty good selection of craft beer and the burger I had was quality. I'd go back. The novelty of of the place and their burgers is probably the most redeeming thing about it.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

nice place. I could stay laughing reading the menu for hours. best descriptions of the amazing burguer EVER!!!! the "simplest" sandwich is a feast. must go in Atlanta

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