Restaurant Spotlight: Deckard's Kitchen & Kegs

Atlanta’s Ponce de Leon Avenue is already home to some impressive neighborhood eateries that have served resident diners for years. Well, there’s another restaurant that goes by the name of Deckard’s Kitchen & Kegs that provides a twist to the traditional. It offers a nice combination of bar food with classic entrees recipes to cater to every guest. It also seeks to prove that less refined restaurants can compete with their upper crust competitors with little effort.

Created by Matt Deckard, former executive chef at Taco Mac, Deckard’s Kitchen & Kegs brings the crowd-pleasing sports bar food that always satisfies and combines it with creative takes on classic entrees that elevate the menu in style. With a vast menu that is sure to give diners a trying time deciding what to order, there a several standouts that are definitely worth a try. In addition to entrée serving-size appetizers, sandwiches and burgers, there are also dishes like a chorizo burger topped with jalapeno cilantro relish and queso fresco, Sausalito linguine, Scotch eggs and fries with pepper gravy.

Welcoming earth tones populate Kitchen & Kegs, which is just what this establishment needs to win over potential new diners in the hopes they become regulars. Aside from the food, one of the best things about this place is that everything is reasonably priced, with daily lunch and dinner specials a permanent fixture.

Deckard’s Kitchen & Kegs is located at 650 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Suite 800-B, Atlanta. Operating hours are: 11 a.m.-midnight, Mondays -- Sundays. Brunch: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. For more information visit www.kitchenandkegs.com.