East Atlanta Village (EAV) is known as a nightlife hotspot as is home to several of the city’s favorite intimate live music venues. EAV was also voted the No. 3 “Hottest Neighborhood in the Country” by Redfin Corporation in 2015. The immediate blocks surrounding the intersection of Flat Shoals and Glenwood Avenues have an upbeat vibe with live entertainment, good eats, community festivals and events.
Breakfast: A cup of joe and a bagel can be enjoyed while sitting under the mock drawing of the Sistine Chapel at Joe’s East Atlanta Coffee Shop. This local hangout has a rainbow of comfortable couches made for relaxing with local artwork covering the walls.
Morning: Voted best outdoor farmer’s market by Creative Loafing magazine four years in a row, East Atlanta Village Farmers Market is known for its hip, urban vibe and features locally-grown vegetables and fruits, organic meats, dairy, eggs and artisan produced breads. The market runs every Thursday from April through December.
Lunch: EAV’s own mini-food hall, Global Grub Collective, features its own mix of unique, cheap eats. You can try Italian fare at Poco Pomodoro Homestyle Italian Kitchen, pho at We Suki Suki or baked goods at The Cake Hag.
Dinner: Argosy is a stylish tavern featuring upscale pub fare and a vast craft beer list. Devour the grilled pork chop, a 10 oz. brined pork served with garlic green beans and fingerling potatoes with a miso grain mustard glaze.
Late night: The EARL (East Atlanta Restaurant and Lounge) is one of Atlanta’s most-popular alternative music venues. Since it opened in 1999, the EARL has hosted local up-and-coming performers to nationally-established indie acts.
Visit www.atlanta.net/explore/neighborhoods/eastside/east-atlanta-village/ to learn more about East Atlanta Village.