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906 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030-4342
404-373-6260
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly Neighborhood Joint

A nice place to hang out with friends. They make a very tasty homemade veggie burger and their brisket nachos are delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Florence, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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138 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A nice place to hang out with friends. They make a very tasty homemade veggie burger and their brisket nachos are delicious.

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Rome, Georgia
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great location away from the hectic city. First, our server was great although I forget his name. Very friendly and eager to,please. Other members of the staff were cranky and complaining about customers being there too long. The food was average. The appetizers took 20-30 min to arrive and were cold. We had wings, burgers, nachos and loaded fries. Maybe... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had dinner outside & really enjoyed everything about UJ. Good service & the other customers seemed to all know one another. Very friendly atmosphere or maybe the stars were all aligned to make everyone be in a happy, relaxed mood. Everyone seemed very at home. We both had burgers. I had the U Joint (bacon, cheddar, jalapenos & ranch)... More 

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Decatur, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I give this joint 3 stars only because the beer and grilled chicken sandwich were fabulous. The wait staff was rude bordering on mean. We had a party of 8 and had pushed together (on our own) 3 small tables. A forth table was being used by the waitstaff as a junk table. Seriously, it was holding 2 pitchers and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

They have a great bar choice and some original options (JD Honey with sweet tea and lemonade is the bomb!). The food choices were good and quality seemed to match. The atmosphere is perfect, sitting outside is very inviting and relaxing. Been back and will continue, a great Saturday lunch spot.

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Best food variety in Oakhurst, especially great kids menu, and the tater tots are awesome! Very kid friendly, especially on the patio in summer.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

U-Joint as it's known to locals has flat screen tv's for sports watching but sit outside & sip on beer & the wonderful hummus appetizer. Best burgers, chicken fingers & gyro wrap around. Come here often with friends & family, worth the trip!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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359 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Came here with a group for our weekly lunch. The weather was great so we took advantage of the nice patio outside. Lots of people about. I had the turkey burger with tots. I liked both but I thought the tots were special -- nice and crispy and not greasy. The little one had the kid's grilled cheese, which he... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

really great little spot to eat after a day of touring aquariums and museums. In a little nook that is quiet yet interesting. you feel like your in an art district of sorts with a little bit of everything in one small area. Very inviting..Food was Great! we ordered way more than we could eat, but gladly took it back... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Small neighborhood hangout in Oakhurst where you will want to become a regular. Good service & food. On nice days time will pass quickly sitting on the patio overlooking the "village" shops. Great place to be after dark.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 906 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030-4342
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: 404-373-6260

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?