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Best Summer Spots in Decatur

Explore Decatur's restaurants, bars and shops when a summer day calls for an outdoor urban adventure. 

  • Wahoo! Grill
    • American
    • Decatur
    Food
    24
    Decor
    22
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $28

    Have a daytime or evening meal on the back patio at this New American, where the menu includes fresh produce and seafood from local farmers and fishermen. Stop by Sundays between 10 AM and 3 PM for the brunch buffet.

  • no. 246
    • Italian
    • Decatur
    Food
    23
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $35

    Chefs Ford Fry and Drew Belline use Italian culinary techniques and locally sourced ingredients at this Decatur spot that features a wood-fired oven and an outdoor patio.

  • Cakes & Ale
    • American
    • Decatur
    Food
    24
    Decor
    21
    Service
    23
    Cost
    $43

    With rotating dinner, drink and dessert menus, this American spot makes seasonal and local ingredients a priority. Sit on the patio and stop by the adjacent bakery for a treat on your way out.

  • Eddie's Attic
    • Live Music Venue
    • Decatur
    Atmo.
    22
    Decor
    18
    Service
    19
    Cost
    I

    For a night of live music, head to this venue that welcomes acoustic singers and songwriters to the stage. The main music room is indoors, but the outdoor patio includes TV monitors that screen the live performance.

  • Community Q BBQ
    • Barbecue
    • North Decatur
    Food
    25
    Decor
    15
    Service
    21
    Cost
    $16

    Pulled pork, smoked sausage, beef ribs and other barbecue favorites come in sandwiches or with two sides at this family spot that also sells its smoked meats in bulk. Note that it doesn’t serve alcohol.

  • Ale Yeah!
    • Beer Store
    • Decatur
    Quality
    21
    Appeal
    20
    Service
    20
    Cost
    M

    Beer enthusiasts can find craft beer from across the country and abroad at this speciality beer store. Stock up on fine cheeses and cured meats and build your own six pack from bottles throughout the store.

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