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Great Area for Boutique's and Food

The area is wonderful and pedestrian friendly. The restaurants are really good, The atmosphere is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mrcoop365
Where the regulars find regulars

Virginia-highlands is a relaxed neighborhood with loads of parks, bars, restaurants and a couple of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The area is wonderful and pedestrian friendly. The restaurants are really good, The atmosphere is bohemian in my opinion, very liberal, open-minded and they have a large gay population. The parking can be tricky, as well as a series of one-way streets and single lane roads.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve lived here for 42 years and the only constants are Atkins Park, where in the late 70’s the house wine was MD 20/20, Moe’ and Joe’s hasn’t changed a bit, and Intown Hardware, only now it smells like Bed Bath and Beyond. Parking used to be free, people were less uptight. Lately the suburbanites, and flippers have been coming in and knocking down bungalows and building gargantuan ugly out of scale homes. Dirt costs 650K and new homes as much as 1.6MIL. They’re destroying the neighborhood by sometimes putting multiple townhomes on a single lot. The bloom is off the rose. Businesses turn over as rents go up and buildings go vacant. I’ve always loved the neighborhood, lately it’s the people I can’t stand. It is a nice place to visit and stroll through for a day though but be careful parking overnight, your car windows will likely get smashed and your sunglasses and change stolen.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Virginia-highlands is a relaxed neighborhood with loads of parks, bars, restaurants and a couple of clubs. It’s family friendly, super walkable and lots of dog friendly places too :). It is where you will find a local on every day of the week, the wait staff and bartenders are locals, where locals make life long friends. It’s a lovely place to have a quite drink or a crazy night out, a nice meal with friends and family or a quick bite on you way through. The standard places to visit are: Yeah Burger for organic amazing burgers, Highland Tap for a great beer selection, the original Taco Mac to catch the game with some wings and local beers, Paola’s for gelato. The everlasting bars are Diesel, Aitkins, the Dark Horse for karaoke with a live band, neighbors patio to enjoy the sun, righteous room, the highland hotel ball room for scheduled stand up comedy and other shows and the Manual tavern for a drink and local history. Don’t forget to hit up majestic dinner for the standard late night meal. Some Atlanta gems in a small area :)

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a very trendy but overpriced neighborhood. Some of the restaurants have excellent reputations but they are much more expensive than those of equal quality in less popular areas. The traffic is bad and parking is not easy. If you are 22-38 years old and want trendy, "hip" things, then this area is for you.

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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Good eats, shops, and vibe. You will feel exponentially cooler just walking around at one of the best Atlanta neighborhoods.

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

My children live in Virginia-Highland and I would retire there in a heartbeat. Unique restaurants, pubs, and retail shops along with the bungalow style homes make up the character of this charming downtown neighborhood.

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

About 30 years ago I visited Virginia Highlands and thought what a nice area of town, lots of restaurants, areas to walk and fun shops. It has expanded greatly over the years but still maintains the same charming quality. The restaurants are excellent and the shops are unique. Definitely, try out Murphy’s for eats and Highland Tap both outstanding.

Thank Sally F
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Have not been here in years but wanted to see if it stood the test of time and it surpassed my hopes. Great food and drink as well as excellent over the top service made our Saturday afternoon experience wonderful. I won’t wait this long again to visit

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Not many non Air b n b places to stay here, but a large grouping of bars and venues here to visit whilst in Atlanta

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

Hilarious the reviews about VH being "young" and diverse. Uh, yeah, not really. Compared to Buckhead or Sandy Springs, sure.

It's a very nice, relatively expensive, professional class neighborhood for people with lots of disposable income.

The bonuses for less affluent are apartment complexes and rentals, not just single-family homes, and it is in proximity to Little Five Points and the mass-attack Ponce Market commercial complexes.

Good smatterings of eateries from burgers to finer plates, Alon's deli offfers lots of imports and fine foods (albeit with often horrific service from overworked staff).

Minutes to Trader Joe's, Whole Paycheck...

3  Thank Bona Fide B
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