(1) Einstein’s sprawling patio and prime location in Midtown, Atlanta’s LGBTQ epicenter, have made this a local favorite since it opened in 1991. Don’t miss the Bloody Mary bar during Sunday brunch at this romantic spot, which is made up of three 1920s bungalows. www.
einsteinsatlanta.com The ultimate in drag dining, (2) Lips features delicious food, signature cocktails and a talented cast of female impersonators. www.lipsATL.com Get in on the worst-kept secret that is Atlanta’s most popular gay bar for men, (3) Bulldogs. This rowdy, old-school bar is never a bore and usually open until 3 am on weekends. Mary’s has been voted best karaoke in Atlanta for years thanks to the DJ’s spectacular energy. Patrons flock to this gay-friendly bar in East Atlanta Tuesday and Saturday nights for this outrageously fun “Mary-oke.”