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The Vortex

#23 of 3,173 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Midtown
American, Bar, Pub
As featured in 3 Days in Atlanta
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878 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-4412
(404) 875-1667
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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New Hampshire
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138 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for dinner and it was so good I went back the next night. Huge beer selection, great relaxed atmosphere, and amazing burgers! We sat at the bar, and the bartenders have great service and suggestions on beer and food. Honestly some of the best burgers I've ever had.

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Thank Brian_in_NH
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A colleague told me about this place and how he wanted to eat here one day. I thought I'd try it for him. Upon entering, there is a nice, mid-size statue of a male part!! This is not a place for kids nor will they let anyone under the age of 21 enter. I got the goo and tater tots... More 

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Thank Samka A
Ozark, Arkansas
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Honestly, I probably wouldn't have cared if the food tasted horrible because everything was perfect. The environment and the menu had me at go. I laughed. I applauded the honesty of the whole bit and the food was genuinely good.

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Thank Allissa C
Sparks, Nevada
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to go to Atlanta for a business trip and came in late after a 6 hour delay in the airport waiting for Delta flights to land. Needless to say, it was late, we were hungry and very tired. One of my co-workers suggested we go to The Vortex for "dinner", since many of the other restaurants were closed... More 

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Thank majortravelfan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the standard Coronary Bypass burger. This is one of the best burgers I have ever had. If you are in Atlanta you got to come to Vortex.

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Thank Mark P
Orlando, Florida
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So - yea Funky - kewl eclectic decor from giant phallus to skeletons riding motorcycles. Adult - 21 and over only - (see giant phallus) and smoking allowed. Burgers - great burgers! Beer - Screaming Skull is a local favorite on tap Leave the kids at home - suck up some second hand smoke - enjoy the funky stuff and... More 

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Thank Aloft1961
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat experience. Massive amounts of food and so good! I had the hot southern mess and my husband had the single coronary bypass. Put this on your list if you're in Atlanta for a visit.

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Thank Ash1127
NW North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this amazing burger! 1/2 lb perfectly grilled topped with Blue Cheese spread, bacon and mushrooms with a round of tater tots...just right crispy.

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Thank NMR828
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a former "Road Warrior" with over 30 years on the road, eating at a wide variety or restaurants, I can honestly say I have never experienced anything like Vortex. WARNING This is NOT for KIDS!!! It a bar, but with assorted decorative items throughout the restaurant/bar that are sexual in nature. From scantily clad pictures of women, the a... More 

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Thank wakecountyman
Atlanta, Ga
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere! Keep in mind the Vortex is 21 and over. The menu has a huge selection. Make a night of it by having dinner, enjoying the Laughing Skull Comedy Club (located in the back) and drinks afterwards. We always try to bring our out of town visitors here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 878 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (404) 875-1667

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?