United States Georgia Atlanta Atlanta Guide Things To Do Essentials Restaurants Nightlife Events Getaways All Atlanta Restaurants and Bars in Oakhurst Dining in Decatur, Georgia Written by Laura Horton Laura Horton is a travel and leisure writer who has lived in Atlanta for over two decades. Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Laura Horton Updated 07/21/19 Share Pin Email Baxterguy/Wikimedia Commons Oakhurst is a neighborhood in Decatur, Georgia, located just east of Atlanta and slightly southwest of the Decatur Square. It's a charming neighborhood with an active central square where you will find many restaurants and bars. The area is accessible by the East Lake Marta Station. Here are six great places to check out! 01 of 06 Mezcalitos Cantina View Map Address 653 East Lake Dr, Decatur, GA 30030-3535, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-687-0007 Web Visit website Mezcalitos is more than your average Tex-Mex restaurant. Though you'll find some familiar favorites, they also offer entrees featuring slow roasted meats, hand-rolled tamales and more. More than a few have become addicted to their signature green rice, made with a puree of spinach cilantro and poblano. The environment is another selling point, it's dark and intimate with a fun bar, Mexican decor and an array of colorful lanterns. They also have a large patio. Don't forget to try the sangria, which has a spicy hint of cinnamon. 02 of 06 Matador Cantina View Map Address 350 Mead Rd, Decatur, GA 30030-3660, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-377-0808 Web Visit website Matador is your typical cheap Mexican restaurant offering all the classic combos alongside a variety of tacos. Go here for a casual atmosphere, snacking on chips and salsa (the regular stuff is great but their salsa trio is worth stepping up for), pitchers of margaritas and large plates of your favorite Tex-Mex dishes. With drink specials, trivia nights and a great outdoor patio, Matador is a neighborhood standby. 03 of 06 Mojo Pizza N' Pub View Map Address 657 East Lake Dr, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-373-1999 Web Visit website Mojo serves up gigantic slices and pies for dining in or delivery at their Oakhurst outpost. Flavors range from classic to creative and the crust gets a sprinkling of sesame seeds. The outdoor patio overlooking the Square is a popular spot and often overflowing on sunny afternoons. Mojo also serves a limited pasta menu, wings, and subs. 04 of 06 Universal Joint View Map Address 906 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-373-6260 Web Visit website Universal Joint (or U-Joint for short) plays the role of a neighborhood bar, a frequent gathering spot for Oakhurst residents. A large patio, comforting bar food like burgers, sandwiches and quesadillas and TVs that always have the big game make this the "Cheers" of Oakhurst. Continue to 5 of 6 below. 05 of 06 Steinbeck's Ale House View Map Address 659 East Lake Dr, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-373-1116 Web Visit website Steinbeck's Ale House is a teeny, tiny pub with upscale bar food, a great beer selection and frequent live music. If you're lucky enough to get a table on a busy night, try out their rotating daily specials and order something you've never heard of before on draft. 06 of 06 Kavarna View Map Address 707 East Lake Dr B, Decatur, GA 30030-4924, USA Get directions Phone +1 404-371-1113 Web Visit website Kavarna serves as the go-to coffee shop for Oakhurst, and they also serve beer, wine, and sandwiches. It's a great meeting spot for business or pleasure. Kavarna frequently has live music and displays a rotating selection of local art. Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit The Top Bars in Chicago The 15 Best Restaurants in Cincinnati The 15 Best Restaurants in Austin Nightlife in Birmingham: Best Bars, Clubs, & More Nightlife in Greenville, South Carolina: Best Bars, Clubs, & More The 11 Best Restaurants in Washington, D.C.'s Georgetown Neighborhood The Best Mexican Restaurants in Atlanta Quirky Restaurants and Bars in Austin The 10 Best Restaurants in El Paso These Are 40 of the Best Atlanta-Area Gay-Friendly Bars and Eateries 48 Hours in Birmingham: The Perfect Itinerary Where to Eat in San Francisco's Mission District Where to Eat Near Palmer Events Center The Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Dallas All About Atlanta’s Best Restaurant Groups Where to Find the Best Brunch in Washington, D.C.