The Earl

Bar, Rock Club, and American Restaurant
488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:30 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–2:30 AM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
Reservations:
No
Drinks:
Beer, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.1/10

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  • What you need to know
    Creative Loafing Atlanta
    "The Earl Dog may be the best drunk food in town."(4 Tips)
    Cathy C.
    "Dunch with Kris Youmans is fantastic!"(3 Tips)
    A L.
    "For carnivores, The Earl Burger can't be beat - get it with a side of fried..."(3 Tips)
    Jeff J.
    "Try the black bean burger and add bacon!!"(3 Tips)
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  • Creative Loafing Atlanta

    It’s shocking how much soggy, crumbly veggie burgers pale in comparison to the meatless black bean burger. A bite through the crust somehow yields a robust, earthy, almost-meaty experience. Read more

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  • Melissa T.

    The Earl dog pretty good with Island salad

    Melissa Tarver · April 25
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  • Jimmy W.

    Halftime rock music I need GAS (cocktail)

    Jimmy Williams · April 1
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  • Jimmy W.

    Halftime, rock music, I need the gas!!

    Jimmy Williams · April 1
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  • Kimlee D.

    All the things.

    Kimlee Davis · March 24
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  • AFAR Media

    Local and national touring bands frequent the stage nearly every night of the week. In addition to the music, the burgers here are touted as some of the best in the city. Read more

    AFAR Media · February 19
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  • Diana S.

    Great bar music, food, beer, & live events when they're happening

    Diana Supernova · February 5
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  • Talia D.

    The Sunday brunch can accommodate the Saturday night hangover. Awesome omelettes and OJ.

    Talia Day · August 12, 2014
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  • Justin H.

    sure it's a great spot for music and to laugh at hipsters. but, their kitchen may be one of the best in ATL. the burger is perfect.

    Justin Hall · August 9, 2014
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  • AJC

    The food here runs from basic to surprisingly interesting to a bit cute. That means Pabst Blue Ribbon-battered gator fingers and boiled peanuts served alongside a rib eye steak and a salmon B.L.T. Read more

    AJC · August 1, 2014
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  • AJC

    It's a great place to grab a burger and a beer, as long as you don't mind smoke and noise. Read more

    AJC · August 1, 2014
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  • Dora P.

    Best Bar in Atlanta

    Dora Pantazi · July 16, 2014
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  • David R.

    Best shows in town for the price.

    David Roe · February 11, 2014
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  • Micah J.

    Biscuits and gravy are the greatest ever!!! Service is amazing!

    Micah Jones · February 9, 2014
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  • Robert S.

    I love the Salmon BLT with tater tots!

    Robert Seabron · February 5, 2014
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  • Mark C.

    Dark horse

    Mark Cooper · January 30, 2014
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  • Kat C.

    Don't tell anyone how awesome this place is. It's one of those spots that's still not douchey and has awesome food. Keep it that way!

    Kat Cooper · January 20, 2014
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  • Jeff J.

    Try the black bean burger and add bacon!!

    Jeff Jurgena · November 30, 2013
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  • S_J L.

    Try to sit at the window seat, just right atmosphere. Fantastic music♥ great place to get nachos + beer n hang out with friends. :)

    S_J L · November 4, 2013
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  • Jasmine F.

    Nice atmosphere, great performances and a dope crowd. I have to go back for the food, I hear its pretty good.

    Jasmine Flowers · October 6, 2013
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  • Vane B.

    Blue cheese burger with mushrooms, perfect choice

    Vane Balderrama · August 25, 2013
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  • Brian P.

    Great place in east Atlanta

    Brian Palacios · August 19, 2013
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  • Nahum N.

    several tofu options and the roasted red pepper dressing is an excellent vegan choice

    Nahum Nicholas · August 11, 2013
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  • Zayne S.

    C'est bien.

    Zayne Savall · July 28, 2013
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  • Monica W.

    Soraya is the best waitress around!

    Monica W. · July 22, 2013
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  • Ben V.

    Had a great time there chillin after all the 4th of July hooplah. The bartender was very welcoming and the drinks were amazing. I only ordered vodka soda but the ratio was just right.

    Ben Vande · July 6, 2013
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  • Bryan H.

    The dogs are off the chain

    Bryan Haynes · July 5, 2013
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  • Cathy C.

    Dunch with Kris Youmans is fantastic! Catfish n jalapeño grits n eggs rock!

    Cathy C. · June 16, 2013
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  • Sarah M.

    Soraya is the tits

    Sarah Magbee · June 9, 2013
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  • Gu3 M.

    Be aware: there is virtually no seating in the band area; standing room only.

    Gu3 Mom · May 18, 2013
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  • Karmen M.

    I got a tip for them treat everyone the same faggits!! It's been along time since I felt like the black spot in the room! ! *still left a tip*-_-

    Karmen Morse · May 14, 2013
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  • Matthew S.

    Support and respect to The Earl yo!

    Matthew Shugart · April 12, 2013
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  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates

    A live music venue and eatery known for hosting small and alternative bands and performers.

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  • Thomas E.

    Be nice, it gets you inside info on up coming concerts!!

    Thomas Elam · January 24, 2013
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  • Katrina W.

    Awesome burgers but my fave is the sweet potato fries with their special sauce that comes with! To die for!

    Katrina Whetstone · December 18, 2012
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  • Ticket Alternative

    There is a great show at The Earl almost every night and the restaurant has one of the best burgers in Atlanta! (and cooked the way you like it) Grab tickets at ticketalternative.com Read more

    Ticket Alternative · November 27, 2012
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  • Atlanta

    This alt-rock hotbed in East Atlanta Village is also a lively neighborhood bar with a full menu.

    Atlanta · November 13, 2012
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  • Digital Tour Bus

    "This bar is full of charm. Great veggie options in the front bar and the fresh fish was too good. We'd go back just for the food alone." -New Cassettes

    Digital Tour Bus · October 31, 2012
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  • rob e.

    The food is good and you can catch a great band at the same time

    rob elzey · October 11, 2012
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  • Hey J.

    The guac burger is hands down the best Atlanta has to offer!

    Hey Jay · October 4, 2012
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  • Tom R.

    Twin Shadow!!!

    Tom Randklev · September 20, 2012
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  • Julia S.

    Try to make the door guy smile. Let me know if you pull it off.

    Julia Sheppard · July 9, 2012
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  • Molly J.

    Best Brunch EVER .....Well for a Bar...lolol

    Molly Jones · May 14, 2012
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  • Roury M.

    Jamielia rocks!!

    Roury Miller · May 1, 2012
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  • Ryan D.

    I had no idea they have a sky light until I came for Sunday dunch.

    Ryan D · April 15, 2012
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  • Chad W.

    Rub your balls on the right pole!

    Chad Williams · April 6, 2012
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  • Vanessa M.

    Its obvious you will want to look as unattractive as possible at this joint

    Vanessa M · March 13, 2012
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  • CAYRUM

    Try Cayrum, its a dark rum aged 3 years and then infused with all natural ginger and honey. Its great as a chilled shot, on the rocks, ginger ale/beer, juices or Red Bull. Theres nothing like it!

    CAYRUM · March 6, 2012
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  • CAYRUM

    While at The Earl enjoy a chilled shot of Cayrum or add some Red Bull and do a CayBOMB!! Cayrum is not only a local company, but has a taste like no other. Read more

    CAYRUM · March 5, 2012
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  • James M.

    Get a burger. It's one of the best in the country.

    James Myers · March 5, 2012
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