Experience History

From the first black owned hotel in Atlanta late 1800s & an early office for Alonzo Herndon's famous Atlanta Life Insurance company. 

Things
change
but
Pals
Remains

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It's A Family Affair

4th generation family owned Pals Restaurant & Lounge has been serving the community for over 40 years.

The owner Devon Woodson has been carrying the legacy of his great grandfather & his grandmother and is  paving the way for the next generation.

Devon Woodson says in the upcoming feature documentary ‘Rise & Rebuild: Tale of Three Cities,’ produced by Tribeca Film Studio and Bank of America, 

“Atlanta is the bastion of black wealth, entertainment, entrepreneurship …… that’s black power!” 

The film, an official selection for Cucalorus 2022 film festival, is directed by Asako Gladsjo and Sam Pollard and portrays individuals in Atlanta, Chicago, and Wilmington, North Carolina who confront the destruction of Black wealth in their communities and devise strategies for building a more prosperous future for all.  

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Visit Pals Restaurant & Lounge in the heart of downtown

Nestled two blocks from The Martin Luther King Jr National Historical Park.
Stop by on a week day after work for sports, delicious food, drinks and the specialty gift shop.  
If night time is the right time, reserve a table and enjoy great service, food, ambient music, and drinks. Additionally, enjoy our patio for events and more open air fun.
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Take home a piece of History & Support the legacy.

Come Visit Us For The Full Experience

254 AUBURN AVE NE, 3O3O3, ATLANTA