Where the magic happens: the bar at Watchman's.
Where the magic happens: the bar at Watchman’s.


The Resy Guide to Summer Cocktails in Atlanta


You look like you could use a drink, preferably a cold one.

Fortunately, Atlanta has plenty of bars and restaurants with well-executed drink programs. Do you want something classic, like a strong old fashioned at Kimball House, or something modern and fun, like a cocktail served in a smoking volcano at Bar Vegan? Heck, even if you want your drink without the booze, Atlanta’s bartenders have you covered.

Whatever suits your mood, here are eight places to grab a great cocktail in Atlanta this summer.