People outside of Georgia seriously think that Atlanta is the only place you can have fun at in the whole state and that is completely wrong. There are other major cities in the state of Georgia and they have some great bars/pubs to have a drink. Here are some of the best bars/pubs in the state outside of Atlanta.
Home of the Georgia Bulldogs and considered to be one of the college towns in America. There is a plethora of bars in the downtown area that you can choose and we actually wrote about what each bar probably says about you. There are over about 80 bars in Athens to choose from and they’re pretty fun to go to. Here are a couple of them that you should consider.
Exactly how a pub in a college town should be. With a huge selection of beers on tap and in bottles all at your disposal, Trappeze can satisfy the thirstiest of any college student with ease. Make sure you take off work or skip class.4470 Commerce Dr SW Atlanta, GA 30336
Come on a Saturday morning after a long night of partying the night before and catch a soccer game. Or maybe not. May have to pregame here before a home UGA game.1675 S. Lumpkin St. Athens, GA 30606 (706) 549-7920
Augusta is most notably known for the Augusta National Golf Club that holds The Masters each year. It is underrated in having some good places to have a few drinks at. Especially around The Masters, you might can find some of your favorite golfers.
For the laid back type, this is the spot you’re looking for. Hookah and a nice cold one will start the night off very well for you and your friends.968 Broad St. Augusta, GA 30901
Joe’s Underground Cafe
One of the little hole-in-the-wall joints in town and is not to be overlooked. Good local music, food, and drinks is always a good night!144 8th St. Augusta, GA 30901
Not one of the best cities to live or raise a family, but you can still come and have a good time. There is a good bit of bars to go check out and here are a couple that you should go have a couple of drinks.
This is for sure one of the best bars in Columbus. Uptown Tap can get crowded, but has a very laid-back crowd that comes through. Outside is a big open space to crank up the music and have a dance party!1024 Broadway
Columbus, GA 31901
Scruffy Murphy’s Irish Pub
Every time I am in Columbus, I make it my mission to stop by this spot. One of the most popular places on Broadway, this Irish Pub has everything you’re looking for. Come during some of the big events in town and you may not want to leave this pub.1037 Broadway Columbus, GA 31901
Visiting historic Savannah is always a blast, especially going down River Street. Savannah has some of the best places to visit while you there. There are many bars and pubs to check out in the area. Savannah has many international tastes in the area and are great to check out. Here are a couple of the best bars in Savannah
Just looking at the photo above makes you want to go have a drink here! Not only is there an extensive selection of drinks, but the dining experience is amazing.13 W Bay St Savannah, GA 31401
Get yourself some liquid courage and make your way to the Karaoke Stage. Be good, but don’t be the person that tries too hard like you’re going for American Idol.21 E McDonough St. Savannah, GA 31401
Home of the Mercer Bears! If you live in the Middle Georgia area, then you are familiar with the bar scene in the downtown area. Especially during First Friday, everyone in the Middle Georgia area comes out to play.
Diverse crowd, live music, DJs, and good drinks are what makes this place so fun to go to. Prices are reasonable and you won’t break your pocket unless you choose to.442 2nd St. Macon, GA 31201
A very popular spot for Maconites, Mercer students, and people from the Middle Georgia area. Some of the best music acts from the area perform here and it is always good to check out!430 Cherry St. Macon, GA 31201
Rome is a quiet town, even though there are two colleges here (Shorter & Berry). There are some hidden spots to check out in this town and believe me, you will have a blast!
Not only does this restaurant has great food and drinks, but it also has a rooftop bar! If Harvest Moon had a location in Atlanta, this would be one of the top rooftop bars in the area! Check out their menu and drinks as well!234 Broad Street Rome, Ga. 30161
Beer and Cigars all in one place. Can’t get any better. Amazing selection all around and is one of the most relaxed spots in Rome.327 Broad Street
Rome, GA. 30161
GATA! Georgia Southern’s home and is a hot spot for alcohol. Now that Rude Rudy is knocked out after the very unfortunate event that happened that one night, there are plenty more spots to check out!
Good food and alcohol. Definitely a spot to visit at night for its live music and brews.40 E Main St. Statesboro, GA 30458
One of the best bars in the Boro! With special just about every night, there is a reason to go have a drink especially before a football game!67 GATA Drive Statesboro, GA 30458
Also known as Titletown, VSU is always a good time. There are a good amount of bars in the area and here are 2 of the town’s favorites.
One of the town favorites and it should be! Great food, drinks and atmosphere. The service here won’t disappoint you.Country Club Road, 3338-B Bullock St. Valdosta, GA 31605
Burger people in Valdosta, this is the place you need to visit. Craft beer, burgers, and amazing atmosphere will keep you visiting this pub when in Valdosta.116 W Hill Ave. Valdosta, GA 31601