There is no neighborhood in Atlanta (and few in the country, for that matter) with more historical clout than the Old Fourth Ward, the borough in which Martin Luther King Jr. grew up, went to church and began his activist career. It also has, in defiance of the old guard, become in the last few years the nightlife destination of the city, with its humble watering holes, talk of celebrity sightings and an overall edginess.

Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GA, United States

Social Goat Bed and Breakfast

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Stonehurst Place

  • Boutique hotel
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Shellmont Inn Bed and Breakfast

  • Bed & Breakfast
  • LGBTQ-friendly
Octane Coffee
0.2 km
Octane Coffee

  • Coffee shop
  • American
Ria's Bluebird

  • CafĂ© or Bistro
  • American
0.3 km
Staplehouse

A one-time grocery in the Old Fourth Ward and nominated for the James Beard Award Best New Restaurant 2016, Staplehouse is a comfortable cross between fine dining and neighborhood restaurant. On the nightly...
  • Casual
  • American
Blake's On The Park

  • Bar
  • LGBTQ
Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room & Ping Pong Emporium
Erosol a.k.a Department Store

  • Bar
  • LGBTQ-friendly