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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.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Sweet Auburn Ave, Atlanta, GA
Downtown
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Sweet Auburn is an iconic area And place in Black History, each street tell a different story in History but just as important as the other. From famous black churches to the civil rights movement to Great leaders such as Martin Luther King, & so...More

Thank Lloyd M
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The streetcar makes a loop around the area and it's also a robust walk from Downtown. I had only planned on visiting MLK Jr.'s home but discovering the rich past of Auburn Avenue made for a longer stop. Sweet Auburn is in need of extra...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. You can still see his house and his church and some stores. It is a beautifully kept area, and there are many stops to make as you walk along and soak in the history. Take...More

2  Thank Pamehla
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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

1  Thank RonL40
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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
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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
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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
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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.

1  Thank Ahg2
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Reviewed 4 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

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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
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