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The Vortex

$$ - $$$American, ,
438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307-1423
+1 404-688-1828
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burgers” (267 reviews)
“tater tots” (55 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 5 days ago via mobile

I saw The Vortex on the food network a really long time ago and I’ve wanted to try it since. We’re from Michigan and were road tripping through the South and we found ourselves in Atlanta. I was SO excited to finally get to come,...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A Vortex experience is always a good one...and that's the problem here. At this location in L5P, it was just good. Food was great as usual, the tater tots and the coleslaw being as amazing as they could be, the Texas burger being really tasty...it's...More

Thank Sebastien P
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fun place! My husband and I went on a Friday evening and luckily didn't have to wait for a table. Not used to places that allow smoking inside anymore, but seated in the "non-smoking" section I didn't think the air quality was bad...More

Thank iheartcleveland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

21 and over ONLY. Everyone is complaining about not being able to bring a kid in, well, THERE IS A GIANT PENIS IN THERE. Totally caught me off guard. It's not my humor, so I found it very stupid. There's dead spiders in shadow boxes...More

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always make a point to eat the Vortex when I’m in Atlanta. The food here is just awesome and is always consistent, had the blue cheese burg with bacon added, the size of these burgers are so huge, they’re thick and juicy and so...More

Thank draeco420
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great burger and some amazing tots. The vibe inside is great too. Full bar, own beer. Can't go wrong with the vortex.

Thank alexxshaffer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Funky, fun place in Little Five if you want the most delicious burger you have ever put in your mouth served in a fun atmosphere. You might be offended, but you won't be disappointed!

Thank SusanJoy1006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When in east ATL visiting a customer this is our go to for a funky atmosphere and great burgers. Eclectic neighborhood dive bar. Its a staple when in the ATL.

Thank Tom D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in before we left Georgia on the recommendation of a local friend who claims best burger in Georgia.. they were not kidding. This burger was simply amazing. The fried pickles were the best I've ever had. I had the mushroom burger and my GF...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to experience what I understand to be the best burger in ATL. Interesting decor and everyone is carded coming it. They do not pretend to not be a bar. The menu was simple. Burgers are the feature and that it what we ordered....More

Thank gatorcindy
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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
USD 20
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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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