How to spend a day at The Battery Atlanta

Fans are seen attending opening day festivities Thursday, March 7, 2022 at The Battery. (Daniel Varnado/For the Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
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Home to the Atlanta Braves (Truist Park), The Battery is a hotspot that brings together fans, locals and visitors from all over. Whether you’re a baseball fan or not, this sports and entertainment destination offers a one-of-a-kind experience for all ages. If you’re coming with friends or the whole family, there is certainly something to please everyone.

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Punch Bowl Social - Punch Bowl Social is a fun place to go out at night (especially after a Braves game), but did you know that they offer brunch on the weekends? From their Boozy Brunch Drinks and Dirty Fries to their Shareables and Bread Pudding French Toast, Punch Bowl offers a wide variety of menu items for your next brunch date.

Where are the best places to shop at The Battery?

DressUp - This cute Southern boutique offers women’s clothing, accessories, shoes and more at an affordable price. Here you’ll find an outfit perfect for any occasion, even for your next Braves game with their Atlanta baseball collection.

Sugarboo & Co. - Next time you’re looking for a gift, you’ll have to check out Sugarboo & Co.! It’s the perfect place to find something special and unique with their wall art decor, stationary and accessories for kitchen and dining, home and garden, wellness, kids, babies and much more.

Braves Clubhouse Store - A visit to The Battery is not complete without getting some Braves merch. Be sure to make your way over to the Clubhouse Store to get anything from hats, t-shirts, lanyards, stickers/magnets, you name it.

Baseballism - For the true baseball fan in your life, checking out Baseballism is a must. With a leather Atlanta Braves wallet and a Home Plate keychain available, you can really show your love for the game.

Where to grab lunch at The Battery?

PH’EAST - Offering six different authentic Asian food vendors, there is plenty to try here as inspired by the hawker markets in East Asia. You’ll find poke, dumplings, ramen, tea and more.

Superica - If you’re in the mood for Mexican, then Superica is your spot. First, start out with chips and the chile con queso (yum!), then for your main entree you can choose anything from fajitas, enchiladas, quesadillas, or soups and salads, and be sure to pair your meal with a delicious craft cocktail.

Terrapin Taproom - Beer and Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, what more could you want? Athens-based Terrapin Taproom is the best place to sit outside to enjoy beautiful weather, sip on one of their ice-cold selections and snack on their BBQ Nachos Totchos.

Mac McGee Irish Pub - Try out Mac McGee’s if you’re feeling more cozy Irish pub vibes. Along with Irish craft beers, you’ll be treated to some classic Irish dishes like Shepherd’s Pie, Fish and Chips, and of course, Bangers and Mash.

What are fun things to do at The Battery:

The Escape Game - Ready for a challenge? Gather your group of friends or family and head on over to The Escape Game where you’ll be on a timed, immersive mission to escape the room you’re in. Will you make it out in time?!

Silverspot Cinema - If there’s a new movie you want to see, try out Silverspot Cinema. You can order food and drinks while watching a movie to further enhance your high-end cinematic experience.

Punch Bowl Social - As mentioned earlier, Punch Bowl Social has a great food and drink selection to choose from, yet there’s jam-packed fun for all ages to enjoy. With bowling, karaoke, arcade games and more, this place will keep everyone having fun for hours.

Good Game (TopGolf Swing Suite) - TopGolf’s Swing Suite is an interactive gaming simulator that’s a unique experience in and of itself. You can rent a suite per hour and have plenty of fun playing all sorts of gaming simulators such as golf, baseball pitching, zombie dodgeball, carnival games, hockey, football and soccer.

What are some fine dining options for dinner at The Battery?

C. Ellet’s Steakhouse - This modern and upscale steakhouse is a nice spot for a date night or special occasion with an impressive menu (see their 55-Day Dry Aged Cowboy Ribeye). Fresh seafood, hand-cut steaks, delicious sides, specialty drinks and “jazzy brunch” with live music now being offered on the weekends. C.Ellet’s is a must.

Cru Food & Wine Bar - Maybe you want to end your day sipping on some wine at a place that’s been called “the best wine bar in the world”. Well, look no further than Cru Food & Wine Bar where you can try their appetizers, charcuterie boards, stone-fired pizzas, filet mignon, and more.

Garden and Gun Club - At a cross-section between Southern-classic and modern atmosphere, you’ll find Garden and Gun Club for another option of fine dining. With a curated menu by executive chef Sam Davis, some of their specialties include shrimp and grits, lobster rolls, fried cauliflower, steak tartare, a seafood tower and their club cocktails.

Where to get dessert at The Battery?

River Street Sweets - After a long day of shopping, eating, and games, the best way to end your time at The Battery is with some dessert. River Street Sweets is sure to satisfy any craving with their homemade pecan pies, hand-stretched peanut brittle, saltwater taffy and World Famous Pralines. Oh, they also have candy, chocolate fudge and ice cream too!

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams - Last but not least, there’s Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams for the smoothest and creamiest ice cream with creative flavors that’ll have you wanting more. Brambleberry Crisp, Blackout Chocolate Cake, Skillet Cinnamon Roll,and Pineapple Upside Down Cake are just some of the unique flavors offered here.

While there is obviously plenty to see and experience at The Battery, there is still much more to explore! From FREE yoga classes offered on The Plaza Green to concerts at the Coca-Cola Roxy and Braves games at Truist Park, here is a full list of their upcoming events.

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