20. Argosy


Photograph by Raymond McCrea Jones

The fellas who brought us Bookhouse Pub and underground dance dive MJQ get a bit more upscale without losing their grit in this warm, vintage-inspired space. Menu mash-ups are popular, like the soy-and-lime-marinated crispy chicken sandwich. The massive beer list has spunk, and it sure is nice to hear “Hitachino” pronounced the right way.

Don’t miss Special tappings with limited releases (Founders, Laugnitas, Orpheus)
What’s playing Classic rock en español.
The scene A solid EAV mix—earth mother, polo prep, and skinny-jeans man

470 Flat Shoals Avenue SE
Designated parking

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