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The Vortex

$$ - $$$American, ,
438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
+1 404-688-1828
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (276 reviews)
“tater tots” (58 reviews)
“vortex burger” (14 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Pre concert (Variety Playhouse- an easy walk) dinner: Sat at the bar with great service. After reading the reviews, had to have the burger, and it was as advertised. Delicious- especially with pimento cheese. And at $9.50 with a side- amazing! will be back when...More

Thank Alley10_10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love Vortex, and always stop in for a laughing skull and rebel outlaw burger. This time we tried the loaded tots as well. Delicious! Vortex is consistently great....just wish they still had sweet potato fries and marshmallow dip to go with my burger.

Thank Zach W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a place! I tried the laughing skull sampler all three were good. Buffalo chicken sandwich was also good and there other items looked great too!! Oh and smoke them if you got them!!!

Thank michael l
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious. The service is great. The menu and the house rules are hilarious. You can't go wrong with this place!

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Vortex is a great place for lunch. I really enjoyed my Cuban sandwich and fresh fried onion rings. The draft beers were great. The service was friendly and efficient. I will return to eat the hamburger. It was weird to eat in a place...More

1  Thank Maria G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend recommended this place while here in Atlanta. I'm so glad we did! The staff was super friendly and helpful with their suggestions. We had the Classic Coronary and the spicy pineapple one (I can't remember the name - see menu picture). Excellent choices....More

Thank na2shal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Full bar, huge burgers. Clean bathrooms. Awesome wait staff. If you are going on the weekend, prepare to wait! Parking not free on weekends.

Thank movinandgroovin2018
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome burgers and sandwiches. It's a small informal spot that has an extensive beer menu. The tater tots are great as well. The description of the sandwich I had said it was smack yo mama good so I had to order it and was not...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 8 February 2018

If you want a grown-up hamburger experience, the Vortex may be the right place for you. It's a small place with decent parking, fairly easy to find. The fun starts when you park and you notice the sign threatening to tow your vehicle if you...More

1  Thank chrism623
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Awesome burger and great service! Topped off with the perfect desert of fried funnel cake fries. Highly recommended

Thank Chip L
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Henry B
27 December 2016|
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Response from Jeannie122 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if they have gluten free bun? I know I have had them wrap my hamburger in lettuce. The burgers are so good It is worth trying them even if you went bun free (That is what I do most of the time)
Lisa A
23 July 2016|
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Response from kellysbeach | Reviewed this property |
Not that I'm aware of. Very casual.
2 August 2015|
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Response from Tal B | Reviewed this property |
it is next to savage pizza. there is a giant skull at the entrance
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta>  > Little Five Points
  • Neighbourhood: Little Five Points
  • Phone Number: +1 404-688-1828
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