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Wrecking Bar Brewpub

292 Moreland Ave. NE (Austin Ave.) Send to Phone
404-221-2600 | Menu
MARTA: Inman Park MARTA Station
Restoring and revitalizing a 20th-century Atlanta mansion gave its life a new purpose as a brewpub, restaurant and events space.

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Lunch Fri.-Sat., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sun.
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Wrecking Bar Brewpub, Atlanta, GA

Wrecking Bar Brewpub Restaurant Review

: Having served many functions, this late Victorian home presented a significant challenge to Inman Park residents and home-brewers Bob and Kristine Sandage, who repurposed the structure as a brewpub and restaurant on the lower level and an events space upstairs. Aesthetics rely on such elements as granite columns interspersed with dark beadboard walls and wood floors laid in a diagonal pattern. Along with a regular seasonal menu, chef Terry Koval offers special menus daily and on Tuesdays it’s always vegetarian with some vegan-friendly dishes. Offered only in season, the beer-boiled peanuts are just a bit crunchy, lightly salty and perfect with beer. Koval and his team cure the pastrami, although we found the so-called bratwurst too lean and more like a ring bologna than a true bratwurst. The kitchen is quite partial to the usually rejected animal parts, even offering beef heart tartare and veal brains as appetizers. Riverview Farms’ pasture-raised pork (for the barbecue), Brasstown Beef and southwest Georgia’s White Oak Pastures grass-fed beef (outstanding in the burger) and other meats (sometimes duck) hold up well in this fare. Raw materials often are pickled or fermented to embellish dishes. For dessert, try the stout ice cream sundae or the chocolate and hazelnut crisp, Wrecking Bar’s riff on the classic Crunch bar. There's a reasonably priced wine list as well as 10 to 12 beers on tap, including a tangy, salty Gose that’s traditional in Leipzig, Germany.



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