4600 Glenwood Rd.
Decatur, GA 30035
Phone: (404) 289-4940
Fax: (404) 564-0148
Bars & Cafes
Pallookaville Fine Foods is the collaboration of Jim Stacy and John Gianoulidis. It started off as Pallookaville Corndog Wagon originally but now is a full-fledged carnival-inspired restaurant with a soda fountain. Set in a Tudor Revival building, it is vibrant with its colorful chairs, wooden and metal tables, and vintage quirky memorabilia plastered on its walls. Savor their famous Corn Dogs such as Corndugula, Corndogski and Cornleone. Other noteworthy dishes include their Pork Burger, Frankfurter Sandwiches and, Fries and Spuds. The items served in their soda fountain is made from a local organic dairy. Indulge in their egg creams, milkshakes and sodas. They also serve alcoholic beverages.
Urban Grounds is a cozy, laid-back coffee shop in Avondale Estates. Like most places in the city, Urban Grounds offers a small-town feel while in the shadow of the Atlanta skyline. The background music is quiet, and the atmosphere lacks the hectic feel of other coffee shops. There are tables scattered around the open seating area, but the overstuffed couches offer an especially relaxing spot to sip a coffee, iced coffee, tea or smoothie. Urban Grounds also serves sandwiches and paninis. When the weather is nice, a spacious outdoor patio offers plenty of seating under the shade of trees.
This Decatur mainstay serves lunch, dinner and weekend brunch. The dinner menu has a long list of offerings, but diners looking for a sampling can try several of the sliders. The sliders range from meatless-cucumber, black bean to the usual BBQ pork and beef. When it comes to entrées, the BBQ plate is a standout for the pulled pork made in-house. Brunch specialties at The Corner Pub include Southern dishes like shrimp and grits, and Hangover Hash: a dish designed for diners who indulged a little too much the night before.
Tucked away in Decatur, the Kimball House is a truly beautiful restaurant. Exuding thoughtfulness and graciousness through the vintage wooden decor and cozy booths allows patrons to sit, unwind and relax with good company. The highlight of this humble eatery is the raw bar, with fresh oysters and caviar flown in daily from around the world. Paired with the handcrafted cocktails made by expert mixologists makes this establishment a home-run for date night.
This Decatur pool hall offers a welcome contrast to the smoky, tough rooms of bygone years. Enjoy a game with friends or just stop by for a couple of beers. The bar selection is pretty diverse with the well-crafted ales brewed in-house. Sample some of the typical bar fare or try one of the more uncommon choices such as the vegetarian hamburger. Whether you're hungry or just looking to shoot some pool, the hip crowd at Twain's will make your visit an enjoyable experience.
Begin the day with a hearty breakfast at My Coffee Shop at East Lake. Omelets, bagels with eggs and chicken biscuits make up the menu. The Tuna Salad Sandwich and the Turkey Burger are popular favorites here. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee hits you upon entering the premises, thereby lifting your mood. The coffee is delicious with the right balance of the beans. My Coffee Shop at East Lake has a casual atmosphere befitting its name.
Besides being a cozy place to grab some coffee and bites, this little cafe and eatery in Oakhurst is popular for hosting live music performances and art exhibitions. On the menu is a stellar selection of coffee as well as other hot and cold beverages like hot chocolate and iced tea. Apart from this, Kavarna offers a choice of bottled beers as well as wines. The food menu offers a choice of salads, snacks and hearty sandwiches like tuna melt panini, veggie bagel sandwich and Aegean Wrap. Live bands serenade the crowds throughout the week, while local artists frequently use the space to showcase their work. Check website for more.
This neighborhood bar and eatery is quite popular among locals. From an eclectic range of drinks to a casual menu of the regular American fare, you have a lot to choose from. Feast on salads, appetizers, sandwiches, quesadillas, burgers and chicken. Also watch out for their weekly specials. The patio at Universal Joint is the main highlight of the place, you can enjoy a meal here under the shade of an umbrella.
The epitome of a neighborhood pizza joint, Mojo Pizza is located in Decatur's historic and laid-back Oakhurst Village neighborhood. Local delivery and take-out is available, or diners can slide into a booth to take advantage of the beer and wine selections for the adults, and the arcade room for the kids (or the young at heart). Mojo Pizza's menu includes a long list of toppings, so anyone who craves a hard-boiled egg on top of their pie can indulge here. Pizza-lovers with adventurous appetites can try the Mardi Gras pizza, which includes shrimp, bacon, hot sausage, peppers and onion. Don't worry: traditional toppings are also available for pizzas and calzones.
Oakhurst Village’s Saba is located right on the neighborhood’s central green space. Enjoy handmade pastas inside the eatery's spacious interior or dine on the patio, which overlooks the charming Oakhurst Square. The menu is inspired by Italian cuisine, but options range far beyond the typical spaghetti and meatballs. Saba offers five varieties of ravioli alone, including the pumpkin variety. Fans of classic spaghetti will be appeased, but more adventurous diners can try Thai chicken spaghetti or the Indian-inspired vegan vindaloo spaghetti. There is also a huge bar area for more casual dining and drinking.
Paper Planes lets you experience fine dining in the setting of a bar. Watch the talented bartender whipping up unique drinks and sample dishes like the dry aged Ribeye. The plating is as appealing to the eye as it is to the taste buds. Choose from the abundance of wines and beers that are available in their well-stocked bar and settle yourself in one of the chic booths for a superb night out.
An unpretentious eatery in Decatur, Victory Sandwich Bar has everything it takes to satisfy your taste buds. A place most sought for a quick bite on the go, this eatery does not disappoint, and even has a great list of drinks to pick from. With an array of sandwiches like the Han Cholo and Weed Eater, you have plenty of reasons to return.