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Sweet Auburn

Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA
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The heart of African American commerce and culture in Atlanta at the turn of the century.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“king center” (7 reviews)
“great market” (2 reviews)
“streetcar” (9 reviews)
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Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA
Downtown
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

After you visit the King Center and the National Historic Site, then it's great to tour the Sweet Auburn neighborhood where you can still get a feel of the place where Dr. King lived and worked. His house, the Ebenezer Baptist Church, the textile mill...More

Thank RonL40
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here on our bicycle tour. The street art is interesting. Small area adjacent to MLK historic district. This was the one area where we experienced a highly verbal (obscene) man shouting down the street. I am not sure I would spend much time...More

Thank Ausecl
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Did a tour of the center city venues. This was just another, don't see what all the hype is. Not impressed.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Good BBQ, we went there for a late lunch. We were excited by the word of mouth reviews and that it was a littlt bit of Auburn in Atlanta!! We had a large party and with call ahead seating. If you want a great place...More

Thank Cheryl H
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First Visit. Had the Chicken and the Brisket. Both were juicy with outstanding flavor. Had the Cole slaw, potato salad and Mac n Cheese. All excellent. Sweet pickles and white bread were good accoutrements. Will be back.

Thank Ahg2
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Really enjoyed the barbecue. I had the barbecue tacos. The Korean was nice and spicy, the brisket with avocado cream was great, and the pulled pork with pear slay was delicious. I think if I were to go back I would miss the Korean, but...More

Thank toujoursparis1
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great Market. Good produce and meats. Handful of restaurants. BBQ, Burgers, Latin, etc. A small pharmacy is also on premises.

Thank James R
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Perhaps other people's flair in food, but definitely not mine. Everything about this restaurant's food was different and not tasty. The barbecue did not taste like barbecue. Its as if the chef had his own agenda in his head and through a little bit of...More

Thank Debora E
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I admire the effort. The Market is a place to go. But the street is more memory and hope than reality. We walked from the MLK sites west about 8 blocks, and crushed glass crackled beneath our feet, as we walked by boarded buildings and...More

Thank bretjina
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I always go Mothers day week end. This year was a little different it wasn't a lot of vendors. I was told due to the trolley it took up quite a bit of space normally taken by vendors. on the other hand I love it

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