The Vortex is a bar. As such, we restrict access to people 21 years of age and over. All patrons will be required to present proper identification. No ID = No entry.
438 Moreland Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
(Just look for the Giant Skull)
SMOKING ALLOWED INSIDE
We allow the smoking of cigarettes and e-cigarettes on our premises. If your personal preference is to avoid any amount of smoke or vapor, this may not be the place for you.
Closing Time is different from “Last-Call” times. Here’s what you need to know.
Last-Call for FOOD is 60 minutes prior to Closing Time, every day.
Last-Call for BOOZE is 30 minutes prior to Closing Time, every day.
CLOSING TIMEis when we have to kick you out.
HOURS OF OPERATION
SUNDAY through THURSDAY – 11:00 am until Midnight
FRIDAY and SATURDAY – 11:00 am until 2:00 am
UPCOMING HOLIDAY HOURS
MEMORIAL DAY – Monday, May 28, 2018 – OPEN REGULAR HOURS
NONE AT THIS TIME
Any spot in the adjacent parking lot marked with a Vortex Parking Sign is always free to Vortex customers. All the other spots in this lot are available to Vortex customers as well, but on weekends, and certain holidays, there may be a charge to utilize those spaces. Other parking lots are available throughout Little 5 Points, and there is also metered and non-metered parking on the streets. Wherever you park, please read and obey all posted signage to avoid being ticketed, booted or towed. And always secure your valuables. Below are a few links to some options that you might find helpful.
CITY OF ATLANTA PARKING GUIDE
ATL Plus allows you to locate on-street metered parking spaces in many of Atlanta’s business districts.
Parkopedia is a downloadable app that allows you to find the closest parking to your destination.
BICYCLE SHARING SERVICES
Relay Bike Share allows you to rent and reserve shared bicycles around the city.
RIDE SHARING SERVICES
Safe Ride America offers three unique services to pro-actively prevent all types of impaired driving. They do the driving so you don’t have to.
MARTA operates Atlanta’s public transportation system. This Vortex location is also accessible via the Inman Park Train Station. Approximate walking time from this station is less than 15 minutes. Bus service is also available throughout the city.
All seating is first-come, first-served. We do not take reservations or offer phone-ahead seating. Large parties are discouraged during peak business periods. A covered, heated and air-conditioned patio is also available at this location.
The Vortex is a neighborhood bar. We do not specialize in “take-out” service, so our “dine-in” guests will always be our first priority. Therefore, phone-in take-out service may be suspended during peak business periods. After 8:00pm, take-out orders can only be placed in-person with the bartender, and must be paid for at the time the order is placed. You can CLICK HERE for more information about our take-out policies.
The Laughing Skull Lounge Comedy Club is located inside The Vortex-Midtown (which is our other location), but The Vortex is not responsible for the operation of this venue. Therefore, we will NOT be able to assist you with any inquiries about this club. You can CLICK HERE to visit their website.
If you have a question, please review this website before calling us. We’ve really tried to cover everything. You can CLICK HERE to leave a general comment or inquiry on our website. And you can CLICK HERE to leave a comment on our website regarding the FOOD or SERVICE you experienced on your last visit. Now, if you still absolutely must call us, here’s the number: 404-688-1828 NOTICE: Telephone calls may be recorded for quality control, and other purposes.