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Exploring Gocha's Tapas Bar

A Flavorful Journey in Southwest Atlanta

If you're in the mood for delectable cuisine and creative drinks with a twist, Gocha's Tapas Bar is the place to be.

Nestled in the heart of southwest Atlanta’s Sandtown, Fulton County's oldest community, Gocha's Tapas Bar is not your average restaurant. With themed specials including Taco Tuesday, Ladies Night Wednesdays, and weekend brunches with the latest music, this is a place where you can find a different experience with every visit. One of the things that sets Gocha's apart is the atmosphere. With karaoke competitions, Friday night turn-ups, and weekend brunches, it’s the ideal location for a gathering with friends or a date night.

The menu is seafood forward with appetizers like the shrimp and crab dip, salmon sliders, shrimp bruschetta, and fried green tomatoes topped with crab, while entrees include crab cakes, lobster rolls and the popular seafood tower. If you're in the mood for something other than seafood, don't miss the savory lamb chops with mashed potatoes drizzled with mushroom cream sauce, the crispy chicken wings tossed in peach habanero sauce, or the grilled steak skewers with chimichurri sauce. And for vegetarians, the roasted Brussels sprouts, tempura fried green beans, and sauteed mushrooms in white wine sauce are highly recommended.

Gocha’s Tapas Bar is all about sharing as well. It’s a great place to meet up with friends and family; everyone can order a few small dishes and indulge in a spread of flavors making it the choice spot for those who love to try out several dishes in one visit.

But the real adventure begins when you explore their signature drinks. The "Cotton Candy Sweet as Gold" is made with Tito's Vodka, pineapple juice and Malibu Rum, and the "South Beach Mimosa" is made with sparkling wine, apple cider and Nyak VS Cognac.

Gocha’s also shines with their creative margarita and martini concoctions like the Caramel Apple or the Lemon Drop Martini, while the adventurous can opt for the Strawberry Hennessy Margarita or Blue Volcano Margarita made with gold tequila, vodka, Dekuyper Triple-Sec and Rose’s lime juice.

Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or seeking a special night out, Gocha’s Tapas Bar is the destination to indulge in a variety of flavors and inventive libations to create unforgettable memories, offering a culinary experience that will have you coming back for more.

Gocha’s Tapas Bar is located at 5829 Campbellton Rd SW (in the brand new Publix Shopping Center at Sandtown Crossing). The tapas restaurant and bar’s interior space is over 1500 square feet with a 2100 square feet patio space.

Hours of Operation are Tuesday – Sunday from 5pm – 11pm EST. For more information, please visit:

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