East Point is southwest of the neighborhoods of Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 39,595. The city is named for being at the opposite end of the former Atlanta & West Point Railroad from West Point, Georgia.
East Point is home to R&B and hip hop groups such as TLC, OutKast, Coolbreeze, Organized Noize, and Goodie Mob. It is also the home of Teddy Geiger and author and film critic Alonso Duralde. A growing fine arts community includes artists: Bjay Allen, Marc Villanueva, Su Abbott, and Alli Royce Sobel.
A portion of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is located in East Point. The National Archives regional repository for data collected from the U.S. Census was originally located in East Point until it was moved to a new facility in the nearby city of Morrow, Georgia.
Getting around downtown East Point is as simple as exiting the train station and venturing across Main Street. The wider residential developments are better accessed by car although there are considerable MARTA bus routes through the city.
East Point Corner Tavern www.thecornertavern.com 2783 Main St, East Point - (404) 768-0007 Probably the most popular bar in East Point. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station. Traditional bar fare with a large international beer menu. Live music occasionally. Outdoor patio.
El Rocio Mexican Restaurant 2873. Main St. East Point Mexican. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
Flashback 2787 Main St, East Point, GA - (404) 559-1969 Bar & Grill. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
Green Apple 2865 Main St, East Point, GA - (404) 305-0840 Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
Loving It Live 2796 E Point St, East Point, GA - (404) 765-9220 Vegan, Organic, Take-out
Malone's Bar & Grill 1258 Virginia Ave, East Point, GA - (404) 762-5577 Steak & Seafood. Located near many airport hotels.
Oz Pizza www.ozpizza.net 2805 Main St, East Point - (404) 761-7006 Pizza, salads, large outdoor patio. Located across the street from the East Point MARTA station.
Spondivits 1219 Virginia Ave, East Point - (404) 767-1569 Seafood, popular with the airport crowd. Located near many airport hotels.
Thumbs Up 1617 White Way, Atlanta, GA - (404) 768-3776 Breakfast. Long waits are not uncommon. This is a sister restaurant to Thumbs Up on Edgewood in Atlanta.