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Are You Entertained?
Caroline Cox & Austin Holt | Photo: Austin Holt | August 19, 2013
Dinner-tainment, anyone? Check out these five local spots serving up delectable dishes with a side of fun.
Head Downtown and check out this months-old gaming hot spot, complete with everything from classic arcade games to sporty, interactive setups, not to mention a full bar and solid menu packed with eats like brisket tacos and Sriracha-drizzled hot dogs. 275 Baker St. NW, 404.525-0728, gamexatl.com
This luxe joint blows your old neighborhood bowling alley out of the water (smelly rental shoes and all). Nestled inside Marietta’s newly opened Brunswick’s is Tavern ’45, a resto serving up modern American cuisine like grilled wild salmon and BBQ pulled-pork paninis. 2749 Delk Road, 770.988.8813, brunswicks.com/marietta
Whether you want to try your own hand at stand-up or just sit back and bust a gut (in between bites, of course), this Buckhead eatery and comedy club has you covered—they’re serving up everything from steak quesadillas to lobster sushi rolls. 56 E Andrews Dr. NW, 678.244.3612, theimprovatlanta.com
A classis is always in style—which means there’s never a bad time for dinner and a brew at this hidden Westside spot before heading downstairs for a game of shuffleboard, billiards and bocce ball. 1170 Howell Mill Road, 404.968.2033, ormsbysatlanta.com
Not only doesn’t this East Atlanta Village haunt boast menu items like boiled peanuts, tofu salad and Philly cheese steaks, but its back room houses one of the best intimate music venues in town. 488 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, 404.522.3950, badearl.com