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The Vortex

#18 of 3,248 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
As featured in 3 Days in Atlanta
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878 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-4412
+1 404-875-1667
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 02:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was excited to come here as a first time visitor, since not only were the reviews great, but it came personally recommended. I wondered if it would hold up to the hype, and I really wanted to love this place. I got there relatively early on a Saturday night after coming to Atlanta for work, but there was already... More 

Thank peterpower
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food and service were very good. We both had burgers and both were cooked to correct temperatures even though we eat them on the opposite (medium rare and medium well). Menu has many entertaining features and the decor fits the name. There is an interesting 'wood' statue when you first enter the bar area that took us off guard,... More 

Thank kimberly O
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read a little about this place and thought it sounded interesting. Waitress was polite but seemed to take a long time to get a refill of soda or when paying the bill. Food was good, ordered the blue shrooms and medium rare with tater tots. Burger was large, tasty but hamburger was cool and raw in the middle.... More 

Thank twstdsstr
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a day at the zoo I decided to grab a burger, yet this is not your "ordinary" burger. I had the double decker melt with a side of zucchini and ranch dressing. I must say everything was delish and the portions are equal to the amount of money you spend. If you are ever in the area I recommend... More 

Thank Pamela G
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'd be hard pressed to find a place that offers a more extensive combination of burgers and beers on their menu. You could go back to the Vortex daily for several weeks and never run out of new combinations to try.

Thank Elizabeth W
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really fell in love for the no-nonsense vibe at this restaurant. The people working there are very upfront, yet respectful. Ain't no need for unecessary bullcrap. The food was authentic, warm and delicious. I got to discover some awesome beers during my visit there but nothing prepared me for their tater tots...Absolutely delicious! Out of this world! Would (almost)... More 

Thank Sebastien P
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love their bar menu and their food is always great! Had the Brooklyn Egghead today and it hit the spot!

Thank Natalie A
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Burgers are awesome here! Dangerous place to go if you have high cholesterol!! Will visit many more times !

Thank Lucas O
Overland Park, Kansas
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137 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I had their burger with the blue cheese spread, mushrooms and bacon and it was amazing. Cole slaw on the side was a little too creamy for my taste. Server was really friendly and helpful. A great choice in midtown.

Thank MattArmb9
Atlanta, GA
Level Contributor
87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Dark and filled with the trendy and the used-to-be trendy. A great place to go when theres an event, or something to gossip about. The burgers are big and tasty with several potato salad options.

Thank Linda T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 878 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309-4412
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 404-875-1667

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