If you’ve ever visited Decatur and had a taste of the restaurant and dining scene, you’re only scratching the delicious surface. There’s an incredible mix of trendsetting local cuisine, fine dining, and unique grub available. We’re going to explore a few of the best diners, dives, and must-try eateries in Decatur today, all of which are near Point on Scott!
- Kimball House
If you’re looking for a great date-night experience with excellent service, gorgeous ambiance, and amazing food, Kimball House is your go-to in Decatur. Their grilled oysters are a top choice and lead well into the Beef Tartare or Roasted Duck Breast. If you’re looking for a more traditional meal, you can’t go wrong with a cheesesteak. If you have a craving for cocktails, Kimball House will also hit the spot.
- Fox Bros. BBQ
You’ll come for the brisket and stay for the pie, and when you’re done with that, you’ll be asking for seconds. Fox Brothers is a must try for tender, southern-style ribs, fast, friendly service, and a great atmosphere. Pair your meal with Brunswick stew or collard greens for a truly authentic BBQ experience. Plus, it’s in a great location less than 10 minutes from the luxury apartments on North Decatur road.
- The Iberian Pig
The Iberian Pig is Spanish cuisine done right and at an affordable price. If you’re looking for somewhere to eat with friends or a must-visit spot for out-of-towners, this is it. Start with a charcuterie plate and experience the incredible flavors of the finest acorn-fed Iberian Pigs of Spain. Follow it up with truffle-oil covered mushrooms on a crisp flatbread. Each Tapa has its own incredible, unique flavor that you have to try once.
- Chai Pani
No Decatur food list is complete without the best Indian food in the city. The genuine Indian décor and savory, spicy Indian street fare will give you an incredible experience you’ll never forget. The authentic tandoori chicken is a gem, and the Indian cocktails are delicious and refreshing.
- Café Lily
Tucked away in Decatur at Café Lily you’ll find a variety of Italian, French, and Mediterranean cuisines. The consistently great food, cozy atmosphere, and superb service make this a top destination for any true foodie. The scallops are tender and juicy, the short ribs have an incredible smoky flavor, and the hot Italian beef sandwich is the best in the city.
If you’re looking for authentic Italian cuisine, No. 246 is the spot for you. It’s been ranked as one of the top date-night destinations in the area and for good reason. The cocktails are delicious, and the homemade pasta leaves a lasting impression on your taste buds. Be sure to try the black spaghetti or the eggplant lasagna to experience a perfect blend of sauce and flavors.