Will Restaurants Investment Group, LLC has opened its second dining concept in Alpharetta City Center. Called Back Alley Bar and Grill, the restaurant and entertainment venue will host an official grand opening on Friday, October 9, according to a press release this week. The grand opening will feature live music, food and beverage specials, complimentary giveaways, and a late-night DJ.
Back Alley Bar and Grill is located along North Broad Street, between Lapeer Seafood Market and Never Enough Thyme. Created by the owners of Central City Tavern, the new eatery shares executive chef Tim Frantzen and is managed by Seth Stephens. Menu items include the Back Alley Burger, Brian’s Meatball Manwich, Lamb and Chicken Gyros, the Garden Alley Salad, Funnel Cake, and other fast-casual options, with price points ranging from $5 to $13.
“Through our Central City Tavern location at Alpharetta City Center, we’ve had the opportunity to build a loyal following of locals and are proud to expand our portfolio at the destination with the opening of Back Alley Bar and Grill,” Kasie O’Neal, director of operations at Will Restaurants, said in the release. “Back Alley was created with the working class in mind and is highly focused on fast, easy, affordable offerings. The atmosphere is also perfect for small events or group gatherings, and we look forward to welcoming the community to make new memories and celebrate ongoing traditions.”
Back Alley Bar and Grill is open Sunday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Wednesday from noon to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. The restaurant also has a back patio with outdoor seating options available until 10 p.m. Back Alley is now taking orders via curbside pickup, delivery or dine-in.
“Despite the challenges everyone has faced in 2020, the opening of Back Alley Bar and Grill gives us hope for the future,” Ashley Majors, property manager at Alpharetta City Center, said in the release. “We’ve been so inspired by the commitment of our dedicated neighbors who have kept their hometown passion on constant display by supporting Alpharetta City Center throughout the pandemic, in turn helping position us as the city’s go-to destination for locally sourced shopping and dining options – something I think is worth celebrating.”