Best Gay Bar in America
(1 of the) 60 Greatest Gay Bars of the World
Best Overall Bar 2011
Best Niche Bar 2011
Best Neighborhood Bar 2011
Best Best Place to Meet Men 2011
Best Karaoke 2011
Reader's Choice, Best Gay Bar 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Reader's Choice, Best Karaoke 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
Best Neighborhood Pub 2009
Best Karaoke 2009
Best Gay & Lesbian Bar 2006, 2007, 2009
Best Gay Bars 2009
AOL City’s Best
Spin 101: Best Nights Out This Month
Spin Magazine, August 2006
“And which bar gets named ‘The Best Gay Bar in America’??? Well, it's not in NYC or L.A. or San Francisco. Heh, heh... Have a look and find out why the ‘dirty South’ is alive and well...”
"Fun and flirty neighborhood bar in Atlanta for gay indie kids...Fun!"
Logo TripOut Travel Guide
“...attracts the city's cutest gay hipsters and features potentially life-changing karaoke nights.”
"...one of the city's friendliest, most unpretentious gay clubs."
The Charlotte Observer
"...full of groove and festivity in a comfortable and playful atmosphere."
“Mary’s is a place where you’ll run into doctors, politicians, actors and everything in-between.”
Atlanta Gay Travel Guide
"...may be the coolest gay neighborhood bar in the city."
"...friendly atmosphere and laidback attitude...a vivacious and amicable bunch..."
"...the quest for eclectic gay crowds ends at Marys."
“With what has been described as ‘dime store discotheque décor,’ the local gay bar is the epitome of personality.”
"...the staff make you feel like you're hanging with friends you haven't seen in a while even when you don't know a soul in the building."
"...attitude is the only thing missing at Mary's."
ATLANTAboy: An Insider's Guide to Gay Atlanta
"Hands down, one of the best gay bars in Atlanta, PERIOD....the bartenders ROCK, and will always take care of you."
"Whether you go with a big group or small, the music is great and the atmosphere is fun. The locals and regulars are so nice. "
Yelp.com user reviews
"One of the best bars to hang out in Atlanta. The staff and patrons are awesome."
evite.com user review
Citysearch user review