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The Vortex Bar & Grill

Bar, Burger Joint, and American Restaurant$$$$
Little Five Points, Atlanta
  • The burgers at The Vortex Bar & Grill is a can't miss
  • Tom C.
    "Get the Double Coronary Bypass Burger and eat the whole thing!!!"(8 Tips)
    Brad I.
    "Hell burger for serious hot foodies, Elvis burger for the ladies."(8 Tips)
    Justin F.
    "The Elvis burger with peanut butter was really good!"(7 Tips)
    Jason S.
    "Try the Laughing Skull, excellent brew"(5 Tips)
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  • Fonix Entertainment A.
    Be sure to bring your ID if anyone at your table drinks and vaping is considering smoking here, keep that in mind. Otherwise your salivating for meat in Hell's Kitchen of Heaven on a Bun.
  • AJC
    AJCJanuary 30, 2015
    Burgers and beer can’t be beat when you watch the Super Bowl, and Vortex has claimed awards for both “Best Burger in Atlanta” and touts themselves as one of Atlanta’s most comprehensive booze lists. Read more
  • Ellee M.
    Ellee MajorMarch 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Come on a Sunday or Tuesday! Stephen is THE BOMB!!! Tip him well and he will be your favorite bar tender. The big ass taco is delish, the cheesy changa is BOMB, and the guacamole burger is the best!!!
  • Annalise C.
    Annalise CarmackMarch 2, 2016
    I always get the coronary burger w/ tots & an ice cold Velvet Skull to wash it down with. This will always be my favorite place to get a burger. Beware, it is 21 & up, & they don't budge on that rule.
  • This Is My South
    This Is My SouthDecember 26, 2012
    While this Little Five Points dive isn't known for it's friendly service, the burgers are worth coming for. The heart stopping burgers make it our pick for Favorite Atlanta Meals! Read more
  • Jelan K.
    Jelan KendrickNovember 14, 2015
    This place is a must if your in Atl and love artsy locations and vibe of fun from the surrounding people and workers. GET a burger don't get me wrong the menu is packed with goodies but 1st timers 🍔
  • AJC
    AJCFebruary 18, 2016
    Vortex Bar & Grill topped our list of Best Burgers in Atlanta. With their classics like the Elvis Burger, Coronary Bypass Burger, or the spicy Hell Burger, there is something here for everyone. Read more
  • Wanna See It All
    Wanna See It AllSeptember 24, 2012
    Great place, Will be back. Our server: Oz , off the charts awesome. Found my favorite beverage here (Angry Orchard) Cheese Balls App was large. Had the elvis burger, it all work together except the PB
  • Creative Loafing Atlanta
    Creative Loafing AtlantaJanuary 20, 2012
    You can't miss the big skull with psychedelic eyes on Moreland Ave. Walk through the gaping mouth, and you'll find some of the city's best burgers, excellent chili and even good vegetarian bar fare. Read more
  • Kerry K.
    Kerry KoestnerAugust 10, 2013
    This place is excellent. Great place to get away from children and be an adult amongst adults. The staff are awesome and the food is tasty. The drink selection is impressive as well.
  • Kandice L.
    Kandice LacyApril 15, 2015
    The food was great, our waitress was EXCELLENT and the atmosphere was fantastic. Will definitely come back the next time I'm in Atlanta!!
  • Jesse-Emily P.
    Jesse-Emily PritchettOctober 4, 2015
    Take your pick from the burger menu....everything I've had from the Vortex has been amazing. From the tater tots to the beer/specialty drinks, you won't be bored of the "same ole' burger".
  • Des M.
    Des MyersDecember 15, 2012
    Best food in Little Five Points in regards to all American. They have great mixed drinks. Only place that comes close to rivaling it the brewhouse across the street from corner tavern.
  • Intown Expert, Jennifer Kjellgren & Associates
    The original bad-boy of restaurants, here you'll find authentic rock-n-roll décor and one of the best, most consistent burgers in town.
  • Meghan C.
    Meghan CarrAugust 10, 2016
    I absolutely love the food, the people, the atmosphere at the Vortex. The drinks are awesome, especially their crazy list of shots. One of my favorite restaurants in Atlanta.
  • Get Local ATL
    Get Local ATLJuly 10, 2012
    Gotta love The Vortex! We stepped inside the kitchen to see what makes this spot an ATL institution -- check it out on Dine ATL on XFINITY On Demand.
  • Scott R.
    Scott R.March 25, 2014
    The Double Bypass burger is amazing if you're (wo)man enough. Tots are tasty, too. Wash it all down with a Laughing Skull 👍
  • Eater
    EaterAugust 19, 2016
    The Double Coronary Bypass Burger is topped with two fried eggs, six slices of American cheese, and eight slices of bacon, served between two grilled cheese sandwiches. Cardiologists love it here. Read more
  • David L.
    David LettsMay 24, 2014
    Everything is gigantic. Even the water cup is probably not going to need a refill. You will have to be rolled out of here with a smile on. ALSO plantains are a solid side choice. Trust.
  • Katrina H.
    Katrina HillMay 22, 2013
    Best bacon cheeseburger I've had... EVER! Very interesting scenery. Must be 21+ but overall the service was great! I'd definitely go back, especially for the burger!
  • Armon A.
    Armon AndersonJuly 25, 2013
    Cool place! Nice environment and hilarious menus. Burgers were great but the loaded potato salad is TO DIE FOR! Beat potato salad I've ever had in a restaurant
  • Daniel S.
    Daniel SullinsNovember 18, 2013
    Don't forget to read the hilarious rules on the menu. Ages 18 and up are only allowed in, so that's a good thing. Great burger restaurant and interesting people.
  • Serious Eats
    Serious EatsMay 19, 2014
    You can’t go wrong with any of the burgers, but on the side, the tater tots are perhaps the best in the city.
  • 360 Media
    360 MediaAugust 17, 2012
    So many choices on the menu – who knew so many different things could go on a burger? No meal is complete though without starting off with the Tater Tots and cheese dip. YUM! -LC
  • Gabrielle W.
    Gabrielle WilliamsAugust 1, 2016
    The food was absolutely BOMB! The outlaw and steakhouse burgers are what we had and were off the chain! The fries are much better than the tator tots. Also, the plantains are good. Service sucked tho
  • Peter F.
    Peter FennDecember 14, 2012
    So many delicious burger selections, and be sure to order a beer! Best beer list in town. And be nice to your server, or they'll be rude right back!
  • ben m.
    ben mAugust 31, 2014
    Great burgers with a beer list to match. If you are solo grab a seat at the bar and enjoy. Not a place for families, no kids allowed.
  • Rosemarie B.
    Rosemarie BrownJanuary 9, 2014
    To expensive for my taste lol, our original pick was Jacks Pizza and Wings which is like 5 minutes away. Cheap beer, cheap liquor, cheap shots, cheap food (but oh so delicious) !!!!
  • Krystle S.
    Krystle SimsAugust 1, 2014
    Fun dećor and huge portions of juicy burgers. I ate half of mine and could hardly move after. Read the menu all the way through - it's hilarious!
  • Chris "GoFer" L.
    Chris "GoFer" LeachJanuary 6, 2014
    I have to go here every time I go to Atlanta. Awesome burgers. Great atmosphere. Perfect service and no nonsense menu. I just love it!
  • Raven L.
    Raven LunaticJune 17, 2016
    The hamburger was great and the service was amazing. The bartender was keeping up with everything even though it was packed. I will be back.
  • Mel
    MelMay 18, 2015
    The wait can be over an hour so plan ahead and come hungry!
  • Oakland Cemetery
    Oakland CemeteryNovember 4, 2010
    Crave from the Grave: Walk thru the coolest looking entrance in town! Like it spicy? The "Hell Burger" is topped w/ habanero relish, jalapenos, & pepperjack cheese! Sweatin' just thinking about it!
  • Todd H.
    Todd HoweAugust 6, 2014
    The burgers here are amazing. I'm always looking for excuses to go back. Try a different burger every time. I haven't found a bad one yet
  • Robin B.
    Robin BJanuary 19, 2013
    Yokohama mama turkey burger is delicious!!! They have no longer have fried zucchini on the menu, but added fried sweet plantains!!! Yum!!!
  • Tatiana H.
    Tatiana HanFebruary 9, 2015
    Yeah, this place really lives up to it's standards. The burgers are legit. Still, I'm sensitive to smoke & even though no one was smoking while I was there, the residue is strong, but I expected it.
  • Dave U.
    Dave UnderwoodSeptember 1, 2014
    If you like heat - try the Hell's Fury Burger. Excellent combination of heat and flavor.
  • Chefs Feed
    Chefs FeedMarch 16, 2016
    "If you are going to eat a burger, you can’t worry about a diet; and if you are going to cheat your diet, this is the place to do it." Chef Eddie Hernandez Read more
  • Pavan K.
    Pavan KulkarniSeptember 19, 2016
    Very unique devilish ambience. The service is pretty good. Definitely order the cocktails here
  • Travel Channel
    Travel ChannelAugust 10, 2011
    Burgers here are to die for! On Man v Food Nation, Adam Richman tries a burger so monstrous that it's held together by 2 grilled cheese sandwiches!
  • Kristina L.
    Kristina LaPlantAugust 25, 2012
    If you think you can't handle the Triple Coronary Bypass burger go for the single! BTW- the bacon is by far the best part!
  • Robert R.
    Robert RoweSeptember 15, 2010
    ...serving Atlanta's best Burgers! Menu offers great variety of (out of this world) delicious Burgers such Coronary Bypass Burger, Elvis Burger, Yokohama Mama Burger and many more... Read more
  • B Culture Media
    B Culture MediaApril 27, 2012
    The Elvis burger is only for the adventurous. The peanut butter and banana combo is a classic but The Vortex puts a whole new spin on this classic treat.
  • Tempest O.
    Tempest OMouthyNovember 24, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Big Bad Voo Doo Patty was originally a Fat Tuesday special that was so overwhelmingly delicious, the masses demanded it be added to the regular menu. Viva la revolution!!
  • Rich B.
    Rich BeliveauJuly 3, 2014
    Awesome Bar, GREAT Burgers, Plenty of Craft Beers! Must stop by this place if you are in the area!
  • Decibel Magazine
    Decibel MagazineDecember 31, 2010
    Legendary restaurant with a "Skull" entry and the best burgers in Atlanta. Loud, rock atmosphere with the walls covered in memorabilia. If you like it hot, get the “Hell Burger
  • Kaylie J.
    Kaylie JadeApril 8, 2013
    Cannot come to little 5 with out eating here. Everything is good. Awesome vibes, cute girl servers and yummy food.
  • Vincent S.
    Vincent StoesselAugust 30, 2012
    You will leave this place satisfied! A vegetarian coworker of our even enjoyed his dish. Also, side salads are ginormous!
  • Lindsay S.
    Sweet potato fries...And everything else. One of the places I miss most from Atlanta. Find memories dining with my sis before unexpected death, too.
  • Audio Neko C.
    Audio Neko ChanMarch 25, 2010
    You just can't go wrong with Mus Machos Nachos. Best nachos I've had to date. Serve with your favorite beer, my choice is a Big Bottle of Newcastle. This dish requires at least 2 appetites.
  • Grilles & Grills C.
    Divine Burgers with unique flair and the best sides of anywhere! Oh the zuchinni! If only there was a family friendly Vortex. Bastards.
  • Abhinav M.
    Abhinav ManchandaOctober 3, 2014
    I had apple cider and burgers. Nice music, nice atmosphere, and a great place over all.
  • Josh R.
    Josh RitenourSeptember 14, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    They got rid of SO MANY great menu items, including the Yokohama Mama burger, SWEET POTATO FRIES (are you kidding me?), Turkey Burger (for those not wanting a coronary). Seriously?
  • David R.
    David ReposarMay 20, 2013
    Big Big Comfort Food & Visual Overload of the best kind. It is in the Little Five Area...Just what I was looking for !
  • Mieke S.
    Mieke SpitaelsJuly 2, 2014
    The standard Vortex burger is really good. Specials can be greasy. You also need to like loud hard rock music...
  • Jim H.
    Jim HowardOctober 11, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great burgers! Try the hell burger ;) Kids not allowed though. A shame since I know mine would love this place :)
  • Cal S.
    Cal S.May 3, 2013
    Try the Steakhouse Burger - Tasty, I got the plantains, shoulda gone with the tots, they're much better!
  • Katie Jane
    Katie JaneFebruary 22, 2015
    Get the fried plantains! They are to die for and way better than I've ever had at any Brazilian restaurant!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BrianJuly 2, 2016
    Try the mushroom swiss burger, it's incredible. Also arrive early to account for wait times.
  • Danielle
    DanielleNovember 13, 2013
    Walk through the huge skull with psychedelic eyes! Great atmosphere, awesome food & the best part...Adults Only!
  • Grady M.
    Grady McgillApril 12, 2014
    Get a buffalo burger its really good and flavorful. Great experience i reccomend this place
  • MSue A.
    MSue AgeeMarch 27, 2016
    Think I lost my vision for a moment, the Hell's Fury burger was so hot, but awesome. They have fried plantains!! (dont recommend the two together)
  • Paul
    PaulAugust 4, 2011
    Coronary Bypass Burger all the way- don't let the egg scare you away! Also, go w the tots- solid burger, but the fries are generic and forgettable at best.
  • Toni H.
    Toni HillJanuary 8, 2015
    You have to try the potato salad.. Always get double portion and rebel burger.. Yummy
  • Hailey C.
    Hailey CaldwellOctober 15
    Great staff, even better food. A true gem. Get the blue cheese and mushroom burger.
  • Emily C.
    Emily CDecember 13, 2013
    Paying $5 to park in a strip mall on a wkday afternoon, being told there was a 10 min wait when tables were clearly available and extensive "rules" on the menu made for a pretentious atmosphere.
  • Todd W.
    Todd WhiteAugust 23, 2014
    Awesome burgers and fries. Tater tots rock. Fun part of town to hang out in.
  • Jon E.
    Jon ElAugust 6, 2014
    Always order tots. Don't forget to order tots. BTW, did you order the tots? You should.
  • Ricky L.
    Ricky LamarDecember 28, 2015
    Been here 10+ times
    The burgers here are to die for literally. Can't go wrong with any of the coronary burgers.
  • John 'JP' P.
    John 'JP' PriceAugust 11, 2013
    These are the best burgers on the planet. All other burgers shall bow down to the burgers of Vortex!
  • Whitney R.
    Whitney RussellFebruary 3, 2013
    You can't go wrong with any of the burgers here; clutch location for a game of I Spy
  • Stephen W.
    Stephen WaltonJune 21, 2013
    Everyone knows the burgers are the bomb, but holy shit try that potato salad. It's amazeballs.
  • John B.
    John BelenJuly 23, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Big Bad Voodoo Patty - Spicy!!! Woohoo!!! With Chili and my FAVORITE beer. Kentucky Ale Bourbon Barrel!!!!
  • Krystle B.
    Krystle B.July 6, 2013
    Blue cheese spread on your burger is ah-mazing!!!! Sit downstairs if you can!!
  • Justin F.
    Justin FrechetteApril 1, 2013
    Excellent food and atmosphere. The Elvis burger with peanut butter was really good!
  • Timothy B.
    Timothy BurdonJanuary 11, 2016
    Get the classic coronary and the apple pie moonshine. Not to be missed
    Reserve123.comSeptember 7, 2011
    Their crinkle fries have the most satisfying crunch. You must get the regular kind and sweet potato.
  • Adam J.
    Adam JJune 14, 2011
    probably my favorite restaraunt ever. if i want a burger i'll settle for less but these guys do it better than anyone. Read more
  • Kristen K.
    Kristen KingMay 20, 2013
    Mushroom and Swiss burger was amazing! Table was very small but it's to be expected.
  • Dino D.
    Dino D'AddarioDecember 6, 2015
    Holy guacamole is the best burger. Great service. Crazy cool trendy. Good times at Vortex in little 5.
  • B. R.
    B. RobMay 25, 2014
    In the ten plus years I've eaten here they've NEVER failed. Everything on the menu is good. No Exaggeration...
  • Raven R.
    Raven RothOctober 24, 2014
    Great environment, great servers, great food. Getting. The triple bypass.
  • Jason S.
    Jason SteeleMay 25, 2012
    Burgers are awesome, atmosphere the same. Try the Laughing Skull, excellent brew
  • Zandrill E.
    Zandrill EllisJuly 25, 2015
    I love their nachos! I will definitely have to come back for them again!
  • Chanda G.
    Chanda GloverOctober 10, 2010
    The burgers don't taste as good as the wait would imply. Waited 90 minutes to be served on a Saturday night. Plus they essential market themselves as having unconcerned wait stuff; they hit the mark.
  • David F.
    David FelfoldiFebruary 11, 2012
    Try the Skull Crusher. $16, but it's plenty to share & you can keep the glass.
  • Kelli D.
    Kelli DowningOctober 28, 2011
    Try the Three Alarm Chili - Hot and spicy a must for anyone who likes spicy food
  • Niquaa
    NiquaaOctober 4, 2016
    Food was good, great atmosphere, but not much space to move around or sitting without bumping people
  • Henrique A.
    Henrique AretzJuly 28, 2012
    Try the Coronary Bypass Burger - Very #tasty, #crunchy bacon, bread a little stale, lacked mayo
  • Adriana R.
    Adriana RamirezJanuary 28, 2011
    My favorite thing here is the fish 'n chips. It is a must try! You will be pleasantly surprised.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BohnDecember 29, 2012
    Get extra steak sauce on the Steakhouse Burger. Great to dip fries in!
  • Eileen H.
    Eileen HollowaySeptember 24, 2011
    Best burgers in Atlanta, hands down! Oh and the menu and waitstaff are pretty amusing too.
  • Tobi A.
    Tobi AdedayoNovember 16, 2013
    Great food. Just don't forget your to go plate cause they have no mercy and throws it away ASAP.
  • Dani P.
    Dani PeytonSeptember 27, 2012
    Pretty good. Staff is decent, burgers are above average, and the chili is fantastic.
  • Rizvi
    RizviNovember 25, 2012
    It is small inside; but loved the interior design and food is good!
  • Cynthia R.
    Cynthia RiofrioMarch 12, 2014
    The best burgers ever!! Service was great. My friends and I had a great time!
  • Monique L.
    Monique LeeperFebruary 3, 2016
    The burgers are great, but I really love this place for the drinks!
  • Jonathan P.
    Jonathan ParrillaJanuary 22, 2014
    Coronary bypass burger is for men only! Polished off the triple but felt the effects for hours after.
  • Bo B.
    Bo BeardenMarch 21, 2016
    One of a kind eating experience. A must go in Atlanta.
  • Carlton F.
    Carlton FMarch 16, 2015
    Great place for a good selection of burgers.
  • Suzanne W.
    Suzanne WoolemsJuly 31, 2010
    I love that it's 18 and over. We drove from Tampa to try it out after seeing Man vs Food. It did not disappoint!!! Try it out!!
  • Shanon W.
    Shanon WilliamsOctober 3, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Never had a bad Burger here! double bypass is the best! try the banana bread beer! soooo good!
    CASSANDRA HARRISSeptember 14, 2013
    It's a cool place. Service was great. Can't wait to go again.
  • Ike A.
    Ike AdibeJune 14, 2014
    The whole menu is stellar. You really can't go wrong.
  • Sarah E.
    Sarah EleyJuly 4, 2010
    Go to the one in Little 5 Points, not Midtown, and order, Blue Shroom Burger, also check out their massive double bypass burger.
  • Jonathan G.
    Jonathan GrayJuly 27, 2013
    Vortex is awesome! 420 beer and a guacamole burger!!! Can get no better!!!
  • Tim R.
    Tim ReedyJuly 25, 2013
    Try the Laughing Skull house brew!
  • Nawd S.
    Nawd StallworthOctober 2, 2013
    The burgers are awesome and actually read the meanu. ITS FUNNY AS HELL!!!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BuchinSeptember 11, 2014
    Burgers. Torist trap now thanks to Man vs Food. Might avoid for time being. Cool decor.
  • Chelsea O.
    Chelsea OrdeMay 2, 2013
    The Four Horsemen Burger is amazing!!
  • Julian C.
    Julian CookJune 9, 2015
    Everything...I really enjoy the staff and atmosphere
  • DLee
    DLeeFebruary 5, 2012
    Great guacamole burger. Trivia on Tuesday nights is fun.
  • Belmarie R.
    Belmarie RomanJanuary 26, 2014
    Great food! The Chili is a little spicy !
  • Nichole M.
    Nichole MarkwardNovember 9, 2014
    The Mac 'n cheese change appetizer is to die for!
  • Nichole M.
    Nichole MarkwardNovember 19, 2014
    The Mac N Cheese Changa's are made of delicious dreams!
  • Alvin W.
    Alvin WOctober 14, 2011
    Elvis Burger. Don't get turned off cuz it's got peanut butter, fried bananas, and BACON!!!
  • Christina L.
    Christina LMarch 12, 2012
    Try the Black Velvet beer concoction! Delicious!
  • Michael K.
    Michael KnightSeptember 27, 2012
    Get a bowl of chili and dip your tater tots. So good!
  • Lee Y.
    Lee YiMay 31, 2012
    Try the Vortex Bacon Cheeseburger With Whiskey Pimento Cheese
  • Nicole K.
    Nicole KMarch 22, 2012
    awesome veggie chili that can be made vegan without the cheese
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BarnesJune 28, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Any of the burgers are a must do! And the tater tots, and the plantains are the BEST!!! Read more
  • lunatikFringe
    Burgers, Fried Zucchini, and Chili.
  • Ras E.
    Ras EmpressApril 12, 2011
    Great place to chill.....Try the nacho tots with veggie chilli!
  • Jason 😜Izzy🎶 S.
    Jason 😜Izzy🎶 SherrySeptember 28, 2016
    Burgers! Good beer, dive, decor, people, and more
  • John 'JP' P.
    John 'JP' PriceJuly 11, 2013
    Best burger on the planet! Voodoo Mama!
  • Matt S.
    Matt SlayerJanuary 12, 2013
    Kumas korners style line. But the burger will make you hate yourself during every delicious bite.
  • Moe D.
    Moe DexlerNovember 19, 2015
    Do not get out of there without having the tater tots and trying to finish the biggest burger you have ever seen.
  • Jared H.
    Jared HartFebruary 7, 2012
    Try an insane burger, they have a few huge burgers
  • little ole j.
    little ole jenaiApril 20, 2012
    hands down best bacon n bleu cheese burger I've ever had!!!
  • Britt L.
    Britt LeeMaryFebruary 28, 2015
    Amazing burgers, get it on the Texas toast
  • Ron S.
    Ron SmartMarch 2, 2014
    It was great the burger and sweet potato waffle fries
  • Deanna
    DeannaMay 23, 2011
    Fried Zucchini + Veggie burger = The best!!!! Love the art on the walls.
  • Diva
    DivaApril 22, 2012
    Get the voodoo burger. You won't be disappointed!
  • Skye D.
    Skye DavisSeptember 25, 2011
    The fried plantains are a bit too sweet but overall amazing!
  • Joe R.
    Joe RainvilleMarch 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Bloody Mary & anything with blue cheese!
  • Atlanta
    AtlantaAugust 30, 2010
    Instead of just cheese go for the thick blue cheese spread on your burger. To.Die.For.
  • Jared F.
    Jared FriedbergJune 26, 2011
    Sweet potato fries are amazing. Every burger is a winner.
  • Laina P.
    Laina PondSeptember 27, 2014
    Get the fries with the gravy, cheese and bacon!
  • Michael E.
    Michael EdwardsMay 3, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    There is nothing on the planet like the three little pigs sandwich
  • Dieter Z.
    Dieter ZimmermanDecember 4, 2010
    The Elvis Burger is weird but surprisingly good. I would most definitely eat it again.
  • Victoria D.
    Victoria DavilaApril 26, 2014
    Try the Hell Burger & if your up for hot 'n spicy then this it!!
  • Lina A.
    Lina Abu NassarJanuary 26, 2016
    Chicken Mexicans rolls are to die for!
  • Cody L.
    Cody LaneSeptember 29, 2012
    This is my plate after I got finished! AMAZING!!!! I'm too full!!!
  • Syd F.
    Syd ForresterFebruary 28, 2013
    Try the Lone Star Tex Mex Melt - #rediculous
  • Justin H.
    Justin HalfordMay 4, 2014
    The rebel outlaw burger was good but leaves a kick in the ass.
  • Stephanie L.
    Stephanie LoyNovember 1, 2012
    Try the fried pork and mac n chz tortilla
  • Leslie G.
    Leslie GauthierFebruary 7, 2010
    The guac 'burger' with chicken instead, and the zucchini were my favorite yet! The food here never disappoints!
  • shawn e.
    shawn elledgeAugust 3, 2011
    If you finish the Triple Bypass Burger you get your picture posted on the Vortex Facebook page.
  • Mark G.
    Mark GoldenFebruary 7, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The burgers, and drinks are excellent
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica CarrNovember 16, 2014
    Ordering my favorite the Black and Bleu with a veggie patty!
  • Robert M.
    Robert McGrathMarch 24, 2011
    Best damn burgers in Atlanta. And one helluva good beer selection.
  • xavier d.
    xavier davisJune 13, 2013
    Review the entire beer menu before making your choice.
  • TJ
    TJJanuary 30, 2012
    Not big on the fries, but once again. The burgers are definitely a winner here.
  • GusGus
    GusGusFebruary 17, 2013
    Thx, Heather great service on my three visits w my brother n nephew. Thx for the laughing skull button.
  • Sydney E.
    Sydney ElliottNovember 14, 2011
    The Holy Guacamole burger is freaking rad, if you love guac.
  • Ana H.
    Ana HooverAugust 11, 2014
    The hype about the burgers is true!!! So great
  • Ras E.
    Ras EmpressOctober 24, 2011
    One of my favorite dives...David is one of the hottest facimiles of Jesus ever...
  • Keona S.
    Keona SmithDecember 2, 2010
    Didnt enjoy the sweet potato fries I have been dying to try! But I enjoyed...
  • Jesus D.
    Jesus DzulFebruary 13, 2016
    Place is very good, excelent service.
  • DeMario C.
    DeMario CaldwellJune 17, 2013
    I live in charlotte,nc and I'm thinking about driving back to Atlanta to get another one.
  • Fukuko A.
    Fukuko AyamaOctober 20, 2014
    One of the best burgers I've ever had.
  • Deborah L.
    Deborah LMay 22, 2011
    You must have the marshmellow sauce with the sweet potatoe fries!
  • Yvonne S.
    Yvonne ShepherdJuly 12, 2014
    Big bad voodoo daddy burger is fantastic!!
  • Sherard B.
    Sherard BriscoeApril 14, 2014
    Great Service! Haley was great!
  • Marc S.
    Marc SelemanFebruary 10, 2014
    Try the Hell Burger if you think you are tough enough.
  • Elle M.
    Elle MiddletonOctober 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Best burger & chilli in Atlanta!
  • Asha F.
    Asha FuchuSeptember 22, 2013
    Omg! They serve plantains as a side!!!!!! Mmmmmm
  • Mario D.
    Mario DiazApril 12, 2016
    I like more the vortex in midtown
  • GRAY
    GRAYMay 25, 2012
    The original location & still THE BEST!!
  • Larry R.
    Larry RobinsonMarch 22, 2015
    The burgers. Nice in sizes
  • Melissa "Onyx" M.
    Excellent Burgers and fries, great bartenders, excellent atmosphere!!!!! Read more
  • Courtney A.
    The funnel cake fries are the bomb
  • Jas S.
    Jas SheyniseApril 28
    Bomb drinks, and the butger with guacamole
  • Emily C.
    Emily CDecember 13, 2013
    Four Horseman and Big Bad Voodoo burgers were tasty- but not even close to pink when ordered "Med rare".
  • Jon R.
    Jon RMarch 13, 2011
    They won't serve you an individual pitcher, but they gave a glass to my invisible friend!
  • Jackie T.
    Jackie TuckerAugust 8, 2013
    Great hangout spot!! Good food.
  • Cynthia J.
    Cynthia JarvisMarch 26, 2013
    The fat Elvis omg yummy. Neat place
  • John J.
    John JacobusFebruary 10, 2012
    the spanish fly has chorizo. heaven.
  • John B.
    John BenoitDecember 8, 2015
    Great hamburgers and salad
  • Chris H.
    Chris HambyOctober 29, 2010
    Pirates bbq pork sammich is friggin amazing. But so is most the menu.
  • thom s.
    thom schreckApril 3, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Can make any burger a veggie burger.
  • Dan A.
    Dan AntonSeptember 16
    One of the top rated American Restaurant.
  • Jason P.
    Jason PMay 26, 2016
    Insanely spicy burger - very nice
  • Erica S.
    Erica SimmonsFebruary 28, 2016
    Try the Skull Crusher! It's an awesome drink.
  • Barbara K.
    Barbara KettlesMay 18, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    The Big Bad Voodoo Patty is life changing!
  • Nick J.
    Nick JanesJune 5, 2011
    Burgers were extra good today. Simply the taste of summer
  • Keith L.
    Keith LowryAugust 7, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Bison burger with sweet potato fries.. Can't go wrong!
  • Alpha C.
    Alpha CowboyDecember 22, 2014
    Four horsemen burger .
  • Susan M.
    Susan McNabbMay 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    They have sam adams imperial white ale!!!!!!
  • Chelsea Patricia
    Chelsea PatriciaJune 15, 2011
    The fried zucchini is worth the trip alone!
  • Michael L.
    Michael LoganJanuary 28, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Tots! ... Burgers are good to...
  • Alejandro A.
    Alejandro AzconaDecember 1, 2016
    One of the best burgers around
  • Kayla C.
    Kayla CarreraNovember 22, 2010
    Grew up coming here and it's still as amazing as I remember!!
  • Jasmine W.
    Jasmine WOctober 15, 2013
    Yum yum, come get you some!!
  • Shane P.
    Shane PierceNovember 12, 2013
    Great Food!
  • Kristen E.
    Kristen EarlsOctober 28, 2012
    Great big delicious burgers!!
  • Michelle M.
    Michelle McGowneSeptember 6, 2010
    Try the sweet potato tater tots if they're available
  • Janet J.
    Janet JonesSeptember 7, 2015
  • Lucie L.
    Lucie LewJuly 13, 2015
    The best bugers yet!
  • Peter P.
    Peter PetroskyFebruary 20, 2016
    Absolutely wonderful burgers
  • Anthony N.
    Anthony NealOctober 28, 2016
    Usually the food is nice and hot. When I got my food it was really cold.
  • Danielle F.
    Danielle FarrellyAugust 26, 2012
    The food is ok, but the drinks are the best!!
  • Joshua C.
    Joshua ConstanceOctober 19, 2014
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TellJuly 5, 2014
    REBAL OUTLAW!!!!! I SWEARRRR!!!!!!!! OOOOOMMMMMGGGGGG!!!!!! I want to take one home!!!!Hooooottttttt
  • André H.
    André HopkinsAugust 23, 2011
    Get a burger. Any burger.That is all.
  • Camille W.
    Camille WhittonFebruary 15, 2014
    Get your drink and wait outside
  • Shawn W.
    Shawn WallisJune 24, 2016
    Cheesy tots - this needs no explanation.
  • T S.
    T StevieMarch 11, 2015
  • Lysa F.
    Lysa FisherOctober 26, 2011
    Get the fried zucchini and ranch!
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TellJuly 5, 2014
    REBAL OUTLAW!!!!! I SWEARRRR!!!!!!!! OOOOOMMMMMGGGGGG!!!!!! I want to take one home!!!!
  • Elizabeth C.
    Elizabeth CopelandSeptember 18, 2011
    The sweet potato fries are amazing
  • Matthew B.
    Matthew BrothersOctober 10, 2010
    Sweet potato tater tots are delicious!!
  • Diane A.
    Diane AgostaAugust 10, 2010
    Yokahama Mama Burger is so delicious!! Love that pineapple :-)
  • RobinWB
    RobinWBAugust 15, 2011
    Only go to the location on Moreland- steer clear of the one on Peachtree.
  • Derek S.
    Derek SmithFebruary 12, 2012
    Loaded tots. Oh my gosh. So delish:-)
  • Christie N.
    Christie NicoleMarch 19, 2012
    Absolutely DELICIOUS! :))
  • Arturo Rafael M.
    Arturo Rafael MaciasJanuary 9, 2010
    Not politically correct, at all. Makes for one of the best burger joints I've ever been to. Read more
  • Keith N.
    Keith NgoOctober 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Double bypass
  • Alon A.
    Alon AtlantaApril 18, 2011
    The sweet potato amazing.
  • Katie W.
    Katie WomackJune 4, 2012
    The tater tots are the jam
  • Meryl P.
    Meryl PearlsteinAugust 24, 2012
    Gotta be 18 to even walk in.
  • Peter F.
    Peter FennAugust 2, 2012
    Gotta love the menu tips.
  • Ken G.
    Ken GoodwinMarch 27, 2013
    No kids under 18 allowed period!
  • Kelli D.
    Kelli DowningOctober 27, 2012
    Try the Three Alarm Chili
  • Charles C.
    Charles ChamberlainAugust 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Sweet potato fries
  • Mush
    MushFebruary 19, 2013
    Get the triple coronary bypass
  • Stefano D.
    Stefano DynomiteMay 2, 2013
    I should have order the veggie burger
  • Joey S.
    Joey SnackpantsFebruary 15, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    There are NO KIDS allowed! No screamers while you're trying to eat! Always a bonus.
  • Paul
    PaulApril 8, 2013
    Don't park in their lot. NOT SAFE.
  • Shell B.
    Shell BelleDecember 28, 2011
    the burgers are amazing!!
  • Laura B.
    Laura BraggJune 18, 2016
    Amazing burgers!!
  • Guy B.
    Guy BallMarch 1, 2015
    Worth the wait.
  • Paulo P.
    Paulo Pera dos SantosDecember 16, 2011
    Double Coronary Bypass its amazing!
  • Brandi S.
    Brandi ShufeldtNovember 20, 2013
    Best burgers around
  • Arianna R.
    Arianna RojoJune 18, 2011
    Chili burger with bacon ah-mazing!
  • Demi B.
    Demi BlackOctober 15, 2014
    Shrimp and oyster po boy! Booyah
  • Todd M.
    Todd MajorJune 1, 2010
    Awesome burgers, great beers, good people watching. Read more
  • Tarren B.
    Tarren BlakeNovember 15, 2014
    Best burgers EVER!
  • Lanna B.
    Lanna BOctober 23, 2010
    I had the ragin cajun burger n it was HOT!!!!!
  • Cassondra B.
    Cassondra BelottiFebruary 2, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this place
  • Charles C.
    Charles ChamberlainAugust 18, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the Fried Plantains
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TellJuly 5, 2014
  • iam t.
    iam tuggleSeptember 4, 2011
    Music and atmosphere is awesome.
  • Andrè P.
    Andrè P.November 13, 2011
    Best Burgers in the city!
  • Rosie J.
    Rosie JuddFebruary 5, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    It's all about the tots!
  • Tom C.
    Tom CroomFebruary 16, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Double Coronary Bypass Burger and eat the whole thing!!! Read more
  • Darcie L.
    Darcie LefflerJuly 15, 2013
    Fantastic food!!
  • Sally P.
    Sally PrinceMay 25, 2013
    Great burgers
  • Eric B.
    Eric BelmarMay 24, 2015
    Good burgers!
  • Donnie S.
    Donnie ScantzJune 11, 2012
    This is a very racist & rude establishment. The bartender/GM named Steve says "I could care less if any of YOU PEOPLE ever come back to the vortex after refusing to honor my order.
  • Vince M.
    Vince MaurerAugust 23, 2014
    Yummy burgers.
  • Stephen C.
    Stephen CrockerMarch 29, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Avoid the week ends, the OTP yuppies invade.
  • Andy
    AndyApril 3, 2013
    Amazing food. Awful service.
  • Scott D.
    Scott D.September 13, 2010
    The fondue appetizer is the shit!
  • Kassie G.
    Kassie GainesMarch 3, 2013
    Great burgers
  • Kate H.
    Kate HerringFebruary 22, 2010
    Sweet potato fries and guacamole burger...are worth it!
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CrutchfieldAugust 19, 2009
    Try the Plain Ol' Burger, with a side of sweet potato fries, and a glass of Magic Hat #9.
  • Brad I.
    Brad IroffAugust 28, 2010
    Hell burger for serious hot foodies, Elvis burger for the ladies.
  • Chocolate D.
    Chocolate DeluxeFebruary 13, 2015
  • Chad B.
    Chad BJanuary 29, 2011
    Look out for the dbag parking attendant. He's an ass.
  • Deon K.
    Deon KimbleFebruary 9, 2013
    The server was very slow. She got part of the order wrong. She had a I dont care attitude. Will not go back to this one.
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TellJuly 5, 2014
    REBAL OUTLAW!!!!! I SWEARRRR!!!!!!!!
  • Shanan
    ShananDecember 18, 2012
    They no longer have the bison burgers. :-(
  • Maureen
    MaureenNovember 6, 2012
  • Karma F.
    Karma FMay 31, 2014
  • Micaela L.
    Micaela LozanoJuly 2, 2011
    AMAZING burgers!!!
  • Jack B.
    Jack BrackneyNovember 18, 2011
    This establishment is Billy Dee Williams approved.
  • Cyrena R.
    Cyrena R.December 11, 2010
    the fluffernutter is a-huh-mazing. I dreamt about it.
  • Demian S.
    Demian SCMarch 26, 2011
    Horrible service!! The server (a guy) not friendly or helpful @ all. Awesome burgers and old fries!!! OK overall.
  • Cristina D.
    Cristina DanilaJanuary 11, 2016
    Onion rings
  • Dolores L.
    Makes teenagers feel cool
  • Timmy F.
    Timmy FrostJuly 30, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Pork n' pirate.. Nuff said!!
  • Chelsea Patricia
    Chelsea PatriciaJune 15, 2011
    The fried zucchini is w
  • Sharon H.
    Sharon HudsonApril 1, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Pay to park on the weekend
  • Mike C.
    Mike CallahanJanuary 22, 2011
    Do NOT ignore the hummus appetizer.
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GreenSeptember 16, 2012
    I'm looking for her.
  • Leslie
    LeslieNovember 13, 2011
    Share a triple coronary bypass!
  • Maria M.
    Maria MyrbackApril 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the fondue appetizer.
  • ChileBomb
    ChileBombJune 17, 2010
    I've done this. The Hell Burger is just right. Read more
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon StaticJune 5, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Atlanta's best burger, nah, but it's good.
  • Brad H.
    Brad HuchtemanDecember 8, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Get pimento cheeseburger (Favorite ATL Hamburger)
  • Anthony F.
    Anthony FischettiSeptember 6, 2011
    Ok not the best burger or service I ever had. Probably won't be back.
  • Jimmy J.
    Jimmy JonesFebruary 1, 2010
    It was effing great the burger made me wet
  • C T.
    C TMay 23, 2011
    TOTS! please.
  • Krys
    KrysNovember 4, 2009
    Get the coronary and the tater tots! Read more
  • Donna B.
    Donna BeeNovember 3, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Monday night, poker @ 8 PM. Calvin is awesome.
  • @nappyhippiechic
    @nappyhippiechicNovember 13, 2010
    good burgers
  • Carol H.
    Carol HellerApril 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    try the Guacamole burger!
  • Frank A.
    Frank ArrigoJuly 19, 2010
    must visit
  • Brandon S.
    Brandon StaticAugust 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The buffalo chicken wrap made me sick. :(
  • Brian
    BrianJanuary 18, 2010
    Cheesburger and pint of Laughing Skull
  • Chia w.
    Chia walterMarch 28, 2010
    Coronary bypass burger...get it
  • Wendi H.
    Wendi HaysJune 19, 2010
    Burgers rock...service sucks. NO excuse in a bar for not being brought a beer you ordered.
  • Donna B.
    Donna BeeNovember 10, 2009
    Been here 50+ times
    Say hi to Dublin!
  • noah c.
    noah clarkSeptember 24, 2010
    Fucking great burgers.
  • Emily W.
    Emily WSeptember 14, 2011
    Hostess is kinda a bitch.
  • Keith A.
    Keith AikensDecember 16, 2009
    it's smoker friendly
  • Chad C.
    Chad ChadJuly 3, 2009
    Thursday night is bike night
  • Jesse A.
    Jesse AdamsOctober 30, 2011
  • Luis M.
    Luis MartínezJanuary 25, 2015
    De los mejores lugares para comer hamburguesas en Atlanta, pero tienes que esperar mucho tiempo para que te asignen una mesa
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TellJuly 5, 2014
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