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Vortex Bar & Grill
2.6 stars (2 ratings)

(404) 688-1828

438 Moreland Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

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"Best Burger in Atlanta!"
Our own Laughing Skull Beer!
It USED to be best burger in Atlanta
since they moved, however, it has gone down hill
May 15, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Have been eating at the Vortex (all locations) for years and it's always good! Sandwiches are huge, burgers excellent, sides always enjoyable and delicious - especially the tater tots. Not sure if the previous reviewer eats out much or not, but it is typical for restaurants to add an 18% gratuity for parties of 6 or more. Feel a little sorry for the patron - he seems quite judgmental. Maybe if he relaxed a little he would have a better time!
August 20, 2007 @ 3:11 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Wouldn't eat here again if my life depended on it. Food was good, but the postive comments end there. A few of my friends and I decided to try Vortex to celebrate a birthday. The waiter was very sarcastic and rude when we asked about items on the menu. We asked for separate checks and we were told it would be no problem. When the bill came, not only did we receive only one check, but the waiter decided to slap an 18% gratiuty on the check for himself since it was six people although his service was horrible. Seeing that we didn't think he was worthy of an 18% tip, we asked for and spoke with the manager who told us that the tip was required and that he would call the cops on us if we didn't pay the tip. IT was RIDICULOUS!!! We proceeded to pay because we didn't want to ruin the birthday celebration. The manager took the money and the waiter very rudely said, "It better all be here." DON'T EAT HERE UNLESS YOU ARE OKAY WITH PAYING FOR HORRIBLE SERVICE.

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Avg Rating: 3  out of 5 stars

Number of Reviews: 2

May 15, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Have been eating at the Vortex (all locations) for years and it's always good! Sandwiches are huge, burgers excellent, sides always enjoyable and delicious - especially the tater tots. Not sure if the previous reviewer eats out much or not, but it is typical for restaurants to add an 18% gratuity for parties of 6 or more. Feel a little sorry for the patron - he seems quite judgmental. Maybe if he relaxed a little he would have a better time!
August 20, 2007 @ 3:11 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Wouldn't eat here again if my life depended on it. Food was good, but the postive comments end there. A few of my friends and I decided to try Vortex to celebrate a birthday. The waiter was very sarcastic and rude when we asked about items on the menu. We asked for separate checks and we were told it would be no problem. When the bill came, not only did we receive only one check, but the waiter decided to slap an 18% gratiuty on the check for himself since it was six people although his service was horrible. Seeing that we didn't think he was worthy of an 18% tip, we asked for and spoke with the manager who told us that the tip was required and that he would call the cops on us if we didn't pay the tip. IT was RIDICULOUS!!! We proceeded to pay because we didn't want to ruin the birthday celebration. The manager took the money and the waiter very rudely said, "It better all be here." DON'T EAT HERE UNLESS YOU ARE OKAY WITH PAYING FOR HORRIBLE SERVICE.
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May 15, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
5  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Have been eating at the Vortex (all locations) for years and it's always good! Sandwiches are huge, burgers excellent, sides always enjoyable and delicious - especially the tater tots. Not sure if the previous reviewer eats out much or not, but it is typical for restaurants to add an 18% gratuity for parties of 6 or more. Feel a little sorry for the patron - he seems quite judgmental. Maybe if he relaxed a little he would have a better time!
August 20, 2007 @ 3:11 PM
1  out of 5 stars
a diner from Atlanta, GA
Wouldn't eat here again if my life depended on it. Food was good, but the postive comments end there. A few of my friends and I decided to try Vortex to celebrate a birthday. The waiter was very sarcastic and rude when we asked about items on the menu. We asked for separate checks and we were told it would be no problem. When the bill came, not only did we receive only one check, but the waiter decided to slap an 18% gratiuty on the check for himself since it was six people although his service was horrible. Seeing that we didn't think he was worthy of an 18% tip, we asked for and spoke with the manager who told us that the tip was required and that he would call the cops on us if we didn't pay the tip. IT was RIDICULOUS!!! We proceeded to pay because we didn't want to ruin the birthday celebration. The manager took the money and the waiter very rudely said, "It better all be here." DON'T EAT HERE UNLESS YOU ARE OKAY WITH PAYING FOR HORRIBLE SERVICE.