2. Kimball House

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Occupying an early-twentieth-century train depot, this cocktail bar du jour possesses the area’s most charmingly period dining room, with belt-driven overhead fans and liquor shelves that rise to the lofty ceiling. Dervish-like barkeep Miles Macquarrie adds to the ambience by ensuring every drink is matched to its proper glass.
Don’t miss Pairing a platter of fresh oysters with a Swiss absinthe
What’s playing The roar of the crowd, frequently pierced by the din of cocktail shakers
The scene All of Decatur seems to descend nightly.

303 East Howard Avenue, Decatur
kimball-house.com

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This article originally appeared in our August 2014 issue.

 

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