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The Georgia Theatre

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Address: 215 N Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601-2741
Phone Number: +1 706-850-7670
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
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An Athens landmark.

This venue hosts world famous artists. It was rebuilt after a fire that gutted the place some years ago. It's really nice inside with three levels and bars. Seating is limited... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Athens, GA
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This venue hosts world famous artists. It was rebuilt after a fire that gutted the place some years ago. It's really nice inside with three levels and bars. Seating is limited. Also be sure to check out the roof top bar.

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Athens, Georgia
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The rooftop bar has great views, ordinary drinks, and great food. Specifically, their chili cheese fries are good, but the best thing is their white chicken sandwich, it's amazing.

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Thank Ra B
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45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

The Georgia Theatre concert venue is a great place to see a show. Some of the perks include clean bathrooms and top notch bartenders. The drinks aren't overpriced considering the caliber of the venue. I would return to see a show here again in the near future.

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Thank Karla C
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Sure, food and drinks are a tad overpriced, and seating is very limited on the rooftop. I was quickly able to look past that by adapting to whatever was available and, by doing so, meeting very friendly guests. Staff members too are friendly, past how seemingly hectic the bar may look. The entertainment was top-notch -- I saw a modern... More 

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Thank TheCrazyCam
Atlanta, Georgia
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99 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This is an annual stop for us on NYE. The staff is nice and the food is good. On NYE, it would be nice if they had heaters throughout the deck and not just at the bar. The beer is overpriced for Athens. They charge the same as the venue. It won't prevent us from going, but it will make... More 

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Bogart, Georgia, United States
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Been attending concerts at the GT going on 25 years now. I kind of liked the old seating better before the fire, but it's still a great venue. Get ready to stand A LOT!! There are very few seats in the upper sections and they are gobbled up right away when the doors open for a show. Great atmosphere! Give... More 

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Thank Keith L
Atlanta, Georgia
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113 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Just stopped by for a quick cocktail. Great roof top bar. Rooftop is the way to go. Great energy and very respectful happy patrons. Brought tears to this old man's eyes.

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Thank HavanaHal
Adirondacks, New York
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96 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Phenomenal, beautiful venue! I wish I lived closer so I could visit more often! The sound and layout were perfect, the bar and bathroom lines were short and for the most part, the staff was super friendly. My only issue was with the security guy on a power trip that bothered several of us relentlessly at the front of the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Went to the Georgia Theatre to see my favorite band recently. And this place was really cool. Three levels including a rooftop bar give you room to dance. There's food available on the roof as well. Good view of the stage from all levels. Great sound. Good drink selections too.

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Athens, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

The rooftop bar has a wonderful ambience and the best view of town. Reasonably priced drinks and tasty hors d'ouerves make this a great place to meet friends and take visitors.

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