Add another game bar and restaurant concept to the growing list of similar adult dining and entertainment venues now found in the western part of Atlanta. 3rd place, a game room featuring food, cocktails and plenty of gaming options, will open early next year at the new Works complex on Chattahoochee Avenue.
Taking over a refurbished industrial building on the property, the 3rd Spot will offer an impressive amount of gameplay to choose from, including bowling; billiards; shuffleboard; ping pong, several lawn games with a slide on the patio (yes, a slide); and a classic arcade. There’s even a beer garden and social club with DJs, if the games aren’t interesting or people need to escape the sensory overload here.
On the food side, a press release says people should expect “globally-inspired small plates” paired with cocktails and other adult drinks to match “the interior design vibe.” / outside ”of the 3rd Spot. Additionally, a mobile app should help navigate the process of ordering and paying for food and drink between games.
The 3rd Spot joins several similar gaming and dining venues nearby, including Top Golf just off Chattahoochee Avenue on Ellsworth Industrial, Fowling Warehouse on English Street, the Painted Duck on Brady Avenue, and the new Puttshack mini-golf and restaurant at the Interlock on Howell Mill Road.
And Works’s location may not be the last one planned for the Atlanta subway. Owner AMP Up1 Hospitality is considering at least two, if not three additional locations for the 3rd Spot, with the goal of opening 10 locations over the next five years in North Carolina, Florida and Illinois.
The Works complex, an 80-acre redesign of several warehouses bordering the Underwood Hills and Blandtown neighborhoods, debuted earlier this year off Chattahoochee Avenue. The Chattahoochee Food Works dining room, a full-service Fox Bros. outpost. Bar-BQ and a second Scofflaw Brewing location, as well as a number of retail stores, are already open in the complex.
The California Breakfast and Brunch Restaurant, The Waffle Experience, The Brash Kitchen Cafe, from owners of Brash Coffee and Stop Think Chew chefs Julia Kesler Imerman, and a third dog park and Fetch Park bar in the area. ‘Atlanta is expected to open in the next few months. The work will also eventually include 500 residences, a boutique hotel and more retail stores when fully completed.