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Twain's Billiards & Tap

211 E. Trinity Pl. (Church St.) Send to Phone
MARTA: Decatur MARTA Station
A Decatur fixture since 1996, Twain's does it all very well, from brewery to restaurant to pool hall.
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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sun.
Open late

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Twain's Billiards & Tap Restaurant Review

: Named for the great American author, who was quite the foodie, Twain's Billiards & Tap doubles as an art gallery, with for-sale work lining its walls. Odd free-form objects festoon the ceilings, and Twain's image, etched on the front doors, is bolstered by some of his pithy sayings posted among the artworks. Eleven regulation pool tables draw avid participants, plus this place is a sports bar with TVs for watching favorite games. First-rate house-made brews are not the only quaffs available, as there's a good list of other beers, both by the bottle and on tap, and a reasonably decent, if short, wine list. Twain’s offers a burger made from naturally raised Brasstown beef from North Carolina, plus a curried red bean burger for the vegetarians. Grilled skirt steak also is grass-fed, from Georgia's own White Oak Pastures. We like the fish ‘n’ chips, the fish lightly battered and the chips hot and crispy. Soup in hot weather might be a chilled cucumber "gazpacho" flecked with jalapeños. At brunch, plop a pair of poached eggs atop the house-made pastrami hash. Dessert is a frequently changing affair, but the chocolate bouchon with vanilla ice cream and agave chocolate sauce was irresistible. Twain's welcomes families until 9 p.m., when it's then 21 and up.

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