Neighborhood guide to trivia nights across Atlanta

The Vortex in Little 5 Points neighborhood. Credit: Bita Honarvar.
Bita Honarvar

Do you yell answers at the TV when “Jeopardy” is on? Do you enjoy the occasional fun fact? If so, show off your wits at trivia night.

Put your knowledge to the test at some of the best spots to go for trivia in Atlanta.

Buckhead – Johnny’s Hideaway

Known for being the only nightclub for big kids, on Mondays at 7:30 p.m., Johnny’s transforms into a space for intellectuals. You can check out their Instagram for trivia clues all week and celebrate your win by dancing starting at 9 p.m.

Location: Buckhead - 3771 Roswell Rd. NE; Website:; Contact: 470-323-3440

Grant Park – Eventide Brewing

How much do you know about the South? Every Thursday at 7 p.m., Eventide hosts Dirty South Trivia, which turns your useless knowledge into something useful. Winners receive free craft beer or bar cash. You can even bring your dog to the patio for company or comfort if you lose.

Location: East Atlanta - 1015 Grant St. SE; Website:; Contact: 404-907-4543

Inman Park – Guac y Margys

On Wednesdays, we wear pink and go to themed trivia at Guac & Margys, where your Netflix binges may come in handy. Their trivia quizzes you on everything from “Friends” to “Mean Girls” and more. You can also get $5 burritos on Wednesday. Tickets start at $15, which gets you two tacos and a margarita. You can find more information about upcoming trivia themes and where to purchase your tickets here.

Location: East Atlanta - 661 Auburn Ave. NE #120; Website:; Contact: 404-343-4691

Little Five Points – The Vortex

You can try the Vortex’s award-winning burgers while testing all things nerdy pop culture on Tuesday nights at 8 p.m. Themed trivia nights include special questions on fan favorites such as “Harry Potter” or “The Office.” To find out the night’s theme and some clues, check out this Instagram page. You’ll need to leave the kids at home since this venue is 21+.

Location: East Atlanta - 438 Moreland Ave NE, Website:; Contact: 404-688-1828

North Druid Hills – The Rusty Nail Pub

Known as the South’s version of “Cheers,” this neighborhood dive bar has been an Atlanta institution since 1974. Come here with friends to enjoy great drinks, delicious food, and team trivia at 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 9 p.m. on Saturdays.

Location: North Druid Hills - 2900 Buford Hwy. NE; Website:; Contact: 404-634-6306

Midtown – The Nook on Piedmont Park

The Nook, located directly across Piedmont Park, is the perfect spot to spend your night after a day at the park. Outspoken Entertainment hosts trivia every Wednesday at 8 p.m., and winners receive free gift cards. Make sure you try out their Totchos, which are tater tots covered in various different toppings, and order one of their specialty cocktails or fishbowls.

Location: Midtown - 1144 Piedmont Ave. NE; Website:; Contact: 404-745-9222

Old Fourth Ward – New Realm Brewing Co.

New Realm offers adult-themed trivia at 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays and at 8 p.m. on Thursdays. With stunning rooftop views of Atlanta’s skyline and delicious brews, you can’t go wrong with spending half your week at New Realm for trivia.

Location: East Atlanta - 550 Somerset Terrace NE; Website:; Contact: 404-968-2777

Sandy Springs – Battle and Brew

Geek out at Battle and Brew’s Geek Trivia, where your obscure knowledge of “Doctor Who” or Adult Swim may come in handy. Battle others until wits’ end every Wednesday at 8 p.m. If you’re there purely for gaming, then you have to wait until after trivia night is over to play.

Location: Sandy Springs - 5920 Roswell Rd.; Website:; Contact: 678-560-1500

This story was originally published by Anagha Ramakrishnan in June 2022 and has since been updated.

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