A Night Out in Gwinnett
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Gwinnett doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. After a day in nature or exploring hidden gems, hit the town for a five-star night out in Gwinnett. Whether you are celebrating a birthday, wanting to dance the night away with friends, or need an exciting date night in your life, Gwinnett’s got it all.

Dinner with Cocktails

If you’re looking to start you’re night out in Gwinnett with some yummy food and tasty cocktails, there are definitely a few note-worthy options.

Pure Taqueria

There are several locations to conveniently serve you, including one in Duluth. Check all locations out here. No matter the location, you’re sure to find something on their mouthwatering menu to hit the spot.

Maybe play it safe with a definitely delicious taco or get a little adventurous and try a Torta Cubana (ham and pork sandwich topped with yummy extras)? Start your night out in Gwinnett with one of Pure Taqueria’s specialty drinks: a margarita (said to be the best), mojito, or sangria.

3108 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096

Bahama Breeze

Get on island time at Bahama Breeze with an island-themed setting and cocktails to match. Caribbean eats like the Jerk Chicken Pasta or Seared Ahi Tuna Salad pair perfectly with the Ultimate Pineapple or Mango Kiwi cocktail. There’s plenty more fantastic food and drink choices where those come from.

If you’re having a night out in Gwinnett on a Friday or Saturday and want live music, Bahama Breeze has you covered.

3590 Breckinridge Blvd, Duluth, GA 30096

Oaxaca Tacos and Tequila Bar

Rustic meets modern at Oaxaca Tacos and Tequila Bar. Oaxaca offers a variety of hand-crafted drinks including a Hibiscus Ginger and Spicy Pineapple cocktail. Their margaritas are a fan-favorite along with their tacos. Other eats to try are their fajitas, nachos, and quesadillas.

While you can visit any night of the week, Oaxaca is your perfect taco Tuesday spot. Taco and tequila shots are 2$ each on Tuesdays.

1766 Old Norcross Rd, Lawrenceville, GA 30044

A Night Out in Gwinnett
Oaxaca Tacos and Tequila Bar


Need a good laugh? Or want to watch some hockey? You’ve got those options for your night out in Gwinnett.

Atlanta Comedy Theater

Located in Norcross, Atlanta Comedy Theater is ready to have you laughing all night in an intimate comedy club. Enjoy stand-up and improv performances with a cocktail and/or a bite to eat most nights of the week. Check out their schedule and generous food/drink menu.

4650 Jimmy Carter Blvd #114b, Norcross, GA 30093

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Atlanta Gladiators Game

See the Atlanta Gladiators hit the ice at the 11,000 seat Infinite Energy Arena. Hockey games are a family fun go-to, an exciting date night with your loved one, or an entertaining activity for boy’s night. You can partake in fun contests and promotions shared during the game. The Atlanta Gladiators play from mid-October to early April.

6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Duluth, GA 30097

Painting with a Twist

Have a night out in Gwinnett with a twist. Bring your own drink and get artsy at Painting with a Twist. Sip and paint with your girls or your partner. No artistic experience is needed at all as you will be walked through the painting project while you enjoy the drink of your choice.

If you’re celebrating something special, you can reserve a space for a party for any day of the week.

Scheduled paint classes are held regularly. Check the out and reserve your spot here.

178 W Crogan St Suite 230, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Music and Dancing

Get your dancing shoes on and get ready to move (or sing) at the following fun spots in Gwinnett. Rather just enjoy listening and watching while having some drinks, instead? That’s good, too!

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Atlanta Coliseum

The Atlanta Coliseum, located in Duluth, is a concert venue with VIP lounge and room to dance. Grab your friends and sing and dance the night away. There is a show several nights a week, be sure to check their site for events and ticket pricing.

2075 Market St, Duluth, GA 30096

Eddie Owen Presents: Red Clay Foundry

Eddie Owen Presents is a venue that provides a mix of a retro and contemporary vibe with good music on deck. Located at Red Clay Foundry, a listening room that seats over 200 people, Eddie Owen Presents hosts the most talented musicians that you’re sure to love.

3116 Main St, Duluth, GA 30096

37 Main: A Rock Cafe

37 Main offers a unique experience you don’t want to miss. There’s music for all: from the 70s to now. Check out their tribute bands, cover bands, and dueling pianos from Thursday – Saturday.

Note that they are not opened during the week (Sunday – Wednesday). See their concert and live music calendar here.

A drink and food menu are available.

37 E Main St NE, Buford, GA 30518

Zero Bar

Looking to take your night out up a notch? Head to Zero Bar for a true night out of dancing with a live DJ or local band. For a dance break, play some arcade games or pool. You will certainly have a fun night out at this vibey spot.

2255 Pleasant Hill Rd #470, Duluth, GA

Everetts Music Barn

For those who love some classic tunes and alcohol-free outings, check out this charming barn that features live talented Blue Grass bands every Saturday evening. Doors open at 6 PM and shows start at 8 PM. Entry is donation based.

Note that this venue is not your “wild night out” and no alcohol is served. This is a fun, clean date or family night out.

4055 Stonecypher Rd, Suwanee, GA 30024


Ready to relax and sip some drinks after dinner and/or a show? There are a few spots to give you the relaxed-vibe you need for your night out or to cap off your night out in Gwinnett.

Local Republic

Local Republic is a cozy pub with a stylish atmosphere. They’re popular for their good beer and yummy eats. Enjoy a burger, fish taco, or salad with a craft beer or glass of wine.

If you’re looking to grab a table on the weekend, you may want to head over to their website to make reservations.

139 N Perry St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

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Local Republic

Iron Horse Tavern

Iron Horse is a relaxed, homey pub perfect for a sports fan. Enjoy a laid back vibe and drinks while playing darts or pool.

For food, try the highly recommended shepherd’s pie or nachos. They have a great selection of draft beers, too.

If you’re around on a Thursday, you can take part in trivia night. Saturdays come with some old-fashioned karaoke fun.

29 Jones St NW #2505, Norcross, GA 30071

Tannery Row Ale House

Tannery Row Ale House is located in downtown Buford in a cool historic factory. Along with Tannery’s great craft beer selection, you can choose from tasty food options including flatbreads, salads, and burgers if you’re hungry.

On Wednesday evenings, they offer 1/2 off wine. Fridays and Saturdays are nights to enjoy live music at Tannery.

554 W Main St, Buford, GA 30518

Slow Pour Brewing Company

Open every day of the week and until 11PM on Fridays and Saturdays, Slow Pour has a lively atmosphere, a great beer selection, and fun waiting to happen. Play board games and listen to live music. Check out their Facebook for live music nights and other activities. Sports lovers, there’s also a large TV for watching the game. The brewery has ample seating indoor and outdoor and lots of tables.

407 N Clayton St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046

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Slow Pour Brewing Company

If you’re looking for other breweries in Gwinnett, here you go!

Enjoy Your Night Out in Gwinnett

Gwinnett has more to offer than many may know, especially after dark. Daytime activities are in abundance from delicious brunch to picturesque nature. Whether you’re in the mood for some fancy cocktails, are in need of a good laugh at a comedy show, or are ready to dance the night away after a date with your honey, a night out in Gwinnett is sure to be a good time.

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