Decatur – Economic development continues to make strides in Decatur.
A pair of new restaurants will open in the coming months in the city. Both are being developed by successful business owners.
Locals 101 Bar & Grille will be located at 101 S. Main Street in downtown Decatur. It is owned by Matt Sites who also owns The Wharf in South Shores. Locals is a sports bar featuring sports memorabilia from local Decatur sports teams.
Paco Greenwell will open Solsa: American Burrito Company in June. Greenwell is also the owner of Paco’s Sol Bistro which has operated in downtown Decatur for the past 6 years. The Solsa: American Burrito Company will be located at 2805 N. Main Street in Decatur in the old Mancino’s Pizza location. The building was originally a Pizza Hut. The restaurant will feature carry out tacos, burritos, salads and specialty dips. It is scheduled to open in June.
Recently, Gary Haines owner of local Subway restaurants, announced he will open a Sonic restaurant in Decatur near the Culvers on Decatur’s east side. That restaurant will be a $1.6 million dollar investment and is scheduled to open in June. Sonic features hot dogs, fries and specialty drinks.