14. Leon’s Full Service


Photograph by Caroline C. Kilgore

Leon’s U-shaped bar encourages conversation. Its cocktail list—which on a recent night included drinks made with mezcal, cachaça, and genever—encourages experimentation. Its menu—the $7 fries are a meal themselves—encourages gluttony. Oh, and its extensive beer menu will delight any hops snob. On pleasant nights, ask for patio seating.

Don’t miss Bocce outside
What’s playing The Fresh & Onlys
The scene Early on? Decatur parents and their kids. Later? Waitstaff and chefs from other restaurants, comparing tats.

131 East Ponce de Leon Avenue, Decatur

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