You know the mark of a truly amazing night is one when you just aren’t ready to go home. Dinner was excellent, the conversation sparkled with laughter, the vibes were so good, and now—well, now all that’s left to do is to figure out where to go next. Fortunately, Alpharetta is home to plenty of places to keep the party going strong. Here are a few of our favorite picks for late (and later) night fun!
Open Friday and Saturday til 1AM
Open Monday through Thursday til midnight
This ode to the roaring ‘20s is the ideal spot of exuberance, entertainment, and awesome times. From the stunning craft cocktail menu (complete with super top-secret recipes) to luxe seating you’ll love nestling into, Roaring Social is the spot for an intimate hang after the others have turned in for the night.
If you’re looking for a little friendly competition, be sure to check out the boutique bowling (featuring shorter lanes, smaller balls, and heavier pins). Meanwhile, those craving the rhythm of the night will dig live music six nights a week—from doowop cover bands to dueling pianos and just about every musical genre in between come to play at this millennial take on the speakeasy.
Cocktail of choice: Man-O-War, featuring pink peppercorn-infused altos blanco tequila, grapefruit crema, lime, mint, and bitters
Open Friday and Saturday ‘til midnight
Open Monday through Thursday ‘til 10PM; Sundays ‘til 10PM
Cafe Intermezzo is a beloved Alpharetta staple with big European coffeehouse energy, offering the perfect late night place for savoring the moment. Let the scent of fresh-brewed coffee and housemade baked goods drive you to settle into a cozy table and top of the night in an unforgettable way. Be sure to indulge in Cannoli Cheesecake, a decadent delight starring ricotta filling infused with orange flavor and layered with mini chocolate chips throughout then decorated with whipped cream, chocolate coated Cannoli cookie, filled with orange chocolate buttercream and sprinkled with pistachio, chocolate chips, and cannoli cookie crumbs.
Cocktail of choice: Espresso Martini, featuring vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, chocolate liqueur, and fresh espresso
Open Friday and Saturday ‘til midnight
Open Tuesday through Thursday ‘til 10PM; Sundays ‘til 10PM
For the after-dinner revelers who refuse to sit still, Fairway Social is a unique hang-out haven filled with ways to play. World-class, seriously realistic simulation experiences featuring over 100 golf courses, tennis, and a hoard of other sports make the craft cocktails go down even smoother! Whether you’ve got a need for speed or you’re down to vibe to some live tunes, Fairway Social has something for everyone who isn’t quite ready to call it a night.
Cocktail of choice: Afternoon Tee, featuring Savannah Honey Bourbon, Lemon, Italicus Bergamot, and Tonic
Truck & Tap
Open Friday and Saturday ‘til 12:30AM
Open Sunday through Tuesday ‘til 10PM; Wednesday and Thursday ‘til 11PM
You’ve gotta love any place with an ample alcohol selection that believes mightily in the deliciousness of a food truck. At Truck & Tap, it’s all in the name—with epic variations of craft brews on tap, carefully curated cocktails, a rooftop rum bar, and food trucks that rotate each day (talk about a little something for absolutely everyone!). Featuring live music several nights a week and awesome al fresco opportunities to chill, this Milton Avenue must is a favorite for locals and visitors alike.
Drink of choice: Hemingway Daiquiri, featuring white rum, maraschino liqueur, simple syrup, lime, and grapefruit
Open Friday and Saturday ‘til 2AM
Open Sunday – Thursday ‘til midnight
Taffer’s Tavern is the quintessential pub, a comfortable home-away-from-home to meet old friends while making new ones. The product of Jon Taffer, star and Executive Producer of Paramount Network’s “Bar Rescue,” Taffer’s signature drinks, awesome service, and chef-driven menu ensures an epic night doesn’t have to end at 8pm. With master mixologist Phil Wills of “Bar Rescue” fame as the spirits savant behind some of Taffer’s tastiest cocktails, you’re sure to have a wholly transformative experience upon first sip.
Drink of choice: Cloud 9, featuring light citrus flavors mixed with smooth vodka, this is a bright magenta martini topped with a bobbing bubble (that literally materializes from the bartender’s bubble gun!!).
Up the ante on this fascinating libation with a cotton candy garnish
Up on the Roof
Open til midnight EVERY night
Gorgeous views of downtown, craft cocktails, and a fantastic selection of draft wine and beef make this the ideal retreat from every day. Up on the Roof features handcrafted bottled cocktails with special attention to seasonality of ingredients raising your imbibing experience to bold new heights well into the night.
Drink of choice: Purple Rain, a bottled cocktail featuring Rumhaven coconut rum, Flor de Cana rum, Plantation pineapple rum, pineapple juice, lime juice, blackberry syrup, and mint simple syrup
Your night doesn’t have to end when dinner does.
Take the evening a step further and an hour (or two!) later with these deeply local watering holes. If you’re looking for more to get up to in the evenings, be sure to click here to see when and where to catch free live music all around Alpharetta. And when you need a place to crash after all the sipping and socializing, you’re certain to find the perfect accommodations by checking out one of our 30 hotels positioned across the city.