6 local restaurants you need to try in Decatur, Alabama

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The best view. (Decatur Morgan County Tourism)

Can a small town in Alabama really be a foodie destination? We think so. Keep reading for six of the best places to eat in Decatur!

1. Simp McGhee’s

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Dean’s Delight…crowd favorite. (Simp McGhee’s / Facebook)

Simp McGhee’s is the best spot if you’re looking for a little upscale dining. The classic restaurant is full of old fashioned charm while offering fresh Cajun seafood and beef selections sure to please any palate. Keep up with their Facebook so you don’t miss their next oyster night!

2. The Brick Deli

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Best. Sandwich. Ever. (The Brick Deli / Facebook)

Whether you’re going out for a weekday lunch or Friday night dinner, The Brick is the go-to spot for any occasion. They have live music on the weekends, fun specialty cocktails and some of the friendliest faces in town.

3. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

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The one and only. (Big Bob Gibson’s / Facebook)

You can’t talk about Decatur without mentioning Big Bob Gibson. Big Bob’s is widely recognized as one of the oldest and most prestigious barbecue restaurants in the world. After you get a taste of their barbecue potato, you’ll know why.

4. B.B. Perrins

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Looks like a happy plate to me. ( B.B. Perrins / Facebook)

Looking for somewhere to watch the next basketball game? Look no further. B.B.’s has all your cold beer, mixed drink and cocktail desires with screens to watch all the games you want. They have karaoke nights, weekly drink special and of course, BAMA game-day events.

5. The Railyard

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The Heartbreaker. (The Railyard / Facebook)

The Railyard is Downtown Decatur’s hot spot for Southern comfort food with the finest whiskey and local craft beers. Pro tip: start with the charcuterie board and a seasonal martini.

6. Morgan Price Candy Company

We obviously can’t forget dessert! Stop at Morgan Price Candy for the BEST English toffee you’ll ever have. They’ve been making Decatur’s favorite candy the old-fashioned way, by hand and in small batches for over 25 years.

There are so many yummy places to eat in and around Decatur. Have you tried any of these spots? Let us know @thebamabuzz!

Callie Puryear
Callie Puryear
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