Decatur is a very unique suburb of Atlanta that’s tucked just E of downtown. This wonderful place is very well known for its reputation as a haven for food lovers from all over the world, but also for the locals. The food scene here is expansive and eclectic and everything is cooked using local and fresh ingredients of the very best quality. Therefore, if you plan on coming here just so you can get a taste of some of the best foods in the country, then you should certainly check out the following places to eat in Decatur.
Twain’s Brew Pub and Billiards
One of the main reasons why people love to come and eat at this incredible restaurant is due to the fact that they first of all have a wide range of home brewed ales you can choose from. However, that’s not to say that if you’re hungry you’re going to have to put up with food that you can easily find anywhere else. For instance, salads and burgers are some of the main dishes you’re going to be enjoying here and if this is the first time you come to this place, you definitely need to give the Painted Fire for a really powerful habanero kick. There are many other foods on the menu though, including seafood and chicken entrees which are going to make your mouth water the minute you see their picture in the menu.
While there are many other things you could like about Kimball’s, this restaurant is popular for 2 things: its extensive list of oyster varieties and also inventive cocktails. In total, there are twenty oyster varieties you can choose from which is certainly amazing to say the least. However, if you want to make the most of the time and money you spent here, you should certainly drop by during Raw Bar Happy Hour which is on every day at 5 PM and ends at 7PM, Monday to Friday.
No S. eatery could omit grits and the delicious cheese grit cakes you can have at the Pinewood are not only laden with sweet chili aioly, but they are extremely delicious and very different from the rest of the foods you’re going to eat in Decatur. The restaurant is actually very well known for modernizing its menu with local and fresh twists that both tourists and the locals simply love. Other foods you should certainly try when coming here include the restaurant’s special beef flights which seem to go very well with the great selection of whiskeys they have.
No. 246 is indeed a very special restaurant that has on their menu some of the best foods you’ll ever have in your life. In fact, the restaurant’s menu has been recently revamped by popular chef Andrew Isabella who prepares every single dish you are likely to order when coming here with your friends and/or family to enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner. The ingredients used in order to prepare every dish are farm fresh and since the food is also cooked using a wood fired system, you can enjoy great selections such as chicken scallopini, almond powdered salmon, margherita pizza, but also linguini. For a special experience, you should certainly check out the weekend brunch here which is very, very popular and extremely delicious.
Cakes and Ale
Cakes and Ale is one of the top ranked restaurants in the state and that’s thanks to the fact that not only do they prepare some really delicious foods, but the place also boasts a French tinged dinner menu that features steak, chicken, pork and seafood. If you come here at lunchtime, you should certainly check out the daily specials and have some freshly baked bread, a sandwich or salad, or even a seasonal quiche. No matter your tastes in food though, you’re definitely going to be impressed with how delicious the food at the Cakes and Ale can be.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
All that salty food has probably made you want to get some dessert and in this regard, it’s recommended that you stop by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream. This place serves sorbet, yogurt, gourmet ice cream and more, with some of the most popular flavors being whiskey and pecans, savannah buttermint, brambleberry crisp and more. In fact, once you have any of the ice-creams on the menu, you’re going to want to come back again and again: that’s how great this place is!