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Red Light Cafe

#1,166 of 3,331 Restaurants in Atlanta
££ - £££, American, Cafe
553 Amsterdam Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3416
+1 404-874-7828
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible15%
11 Oct 2017
“Great liitle shows”
12 Jun 2017
Closed Now
Bar, American, Cafe
££ - £££
553 Amsterdam Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3416
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I found this place when I attended a cabaret charity show for the hurricane victim. This is a pleasant intimate place with a bar in the back--not obtrusive.

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

To see our granddaughter perform. Needed some AC as the place was standing room only. Great show! Smallish,but with a bar at the rear for standing room only people.

Thank Margieobyrne
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I must say, I am a fan. I have passed this cafe many times while coming to Amsterdam Walk. I came across an event here I wanted to attend. The space is so intimate and homely. There is an area in the back where you...More

Thank Sky G
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The music was so awesome! When we ordered drinks the bartenders were super friendly. I asked to sample two beers before deciding and the bartender happily accommodated me. The sound of the music was perfect. We could still hear each other if we wanted to...More

1  Thank HollyBLanford
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Incredible Blue Grass sounds of the Dappled Grays with Greg Earnest on banjo! Small but good food menu and lots of alcohol choices. It's hard for me to be objective since Iove I this group, but the acoustics are excellent and the venue is fun...More

Thank 392kathyn
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Went to visit this place on Saturday night. Cover charge of $30 to enter for the live music. Would take credit card but wants to charge me $4.00 for the charge. First of all, an upcharge for a taking a VIsa card is illegal. Second...More

1  Thank M R
Reviewed 10 March 2015

Nice venue in a great location to midtown. Cozy, intimate place to see live shows. Came to see Virginia Schenck with her band on 3/7/15. The singer and band were on fire with fun, upbeat sets!! Large selection of libations. Great place to be able...More

Thank EHanson2013
Reviewed 5 May 2014

I visited the Red Light Cafe for the first time to see Leo & Anto (of the Saw Doctors/Waterboys) last night. Really love this place. Cool, intimate setting with a small stage at the front corner. Convenient, easy to find location. Parking was not an...More

Thank ladytez
Reviewed 23 October 2013

We went to hear New York's Rachel Zylstra play. Cover was $10. This is a great place to hear live music. My husband had a few beers. There was one he wasn't particularly fond of and they took it back easily. We also ordered bbq...More

Thank Everellie
Reviewed 25 February 2012

Red Light is not so much a cafe as venue for unique musicians to perform while you drink a beer or coke and munch on very basic food/snacks. This small places hold something like a 100 people with everything focus on the stage rather then...More

2  Thank riceland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Bar, American, Cafe
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Open Hours
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
19:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Amsterdam Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306-3416
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Neighbourhood: Morningside - Lenox Park
  • Phone Number: +1 404-874-7828
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Red Light Café is Atlanta's premiere listening room for Americana, Bluegrass, Country & Western, Folk, Blues, Jazz, Roots Rock, and everything in between - as well as host to some of the best Burlesque in the Southeast! Located between Midtown and Virginia Highlands in Atlanta, GA, Red Light Café is a casual, comfortable, smoking-free environment to enjoy live music & entertainment featuring a full bar (with a massive craft beer selection) and an ever-evolving menu of appetizers, entrées, soups, salads, desserts and more.
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