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7 Hidden Patios You Need To Hit Up In Atlanta This Month

Make the most of the rest of summer 2019.

If we are being honest, every season is patio season. There is always an occasion to have a nice dinner or drinks on a rooftop bar or outdoor seating area. Whether it be a get together with friends you have not seen in a while, or just to have a chilled out night after work. Atlanta is full of these destinations, you just have to be able to find them. 

The best locations are not in the middle of the city, but in hidden spots, you will not see every person you know. We have found some of the best, and hidden, patios and rooftop bars in the entire city. These places are always good ideas and you can experience each one every night of the week. 

JCT Kitchen & Bar

Price: Dishes starting at $10

Address: 1198 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta, GA. 30318

Why you should go: The rooftop bar at this location is very low-key and great for a chill night with friends. Their list of different drinks is extensive and you can sip on them while viewing the skyline of your city. There is even live music every once in a while.


Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall 

Price: Dishes starting at $6

Address: 684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Why you should go: On this patio, you will feel like you have stepped onto a sandy beach. With sand, umbrellas and wooden beach-like seating, you can unwind from work while sipping on specialty cocktails in this beachy atmosphere.


Six Feet Under 

Price: Dishes starting at $10

Address: 437 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312 & 685 11th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

Why you should go: This rooftop bar is surrounded by greenery which makes for a cool atmosphere. The seafood this location serves is unique in itself, and you can indulge in it while overlooking the city.


The Optimist

Price: Dishes starting at $14

Address: 914 Howell Mill Rd, Atlanta, GA 30318

Why you should go: This seaside fish camp experience will take you straight to the coast. As you sit outside on the electric blue seats, you can choose from the many options of cocktails. The environment is upbeat and a great place to start for a night out.



Price: Dishes starting at $14

Address: 4199 Paces Ferry Rd SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

Why you should go: Canoe is hidden away from the middle of the city and sits on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. There are many seating areas and gardens on this patio that you can explore before and after your meal.


Little 5 Corner Tavern

Price: Dishes starting at $7

Address: 1174 Euclid Ave SE – Atlanta, GA 30307

Why you should go: This restaurant serves food and cocktails that pack a punch. You can enjoy them on the huge patio on the rooftop and watch as the sun sets over the city. If you are looking for a more upbeat atmosphere, this is your place.


The Southern Gentleman

Price: Dishes starting at $9

Address: 3035 Peachtree Rd. NE Suite A208Atlanta, GA

Why you should go: Located in Buckhead, this cocktail bar has a great brunch that you can enjoy after a fun night out. You can lounge on its patio that has multple booths and areas to sit around the fire pits.


If you are looking for a staycation, you need to check out Hotel Claremont. It is in the heart of Atlanta and has a great rooftop bar as well. Stay a while in the city so you can hit all of these patios before summer comes to an end.