Family Fun in ATL & Leon’s Full ServicePosted in Atlanta
Last week, my brother and his family came to ATL for a visit. We had the best time showing off our city to Sarah, Tom, and my two nephews, Connor and Henry. Of course we shared many of our favorite restaurants with them too!
Some of the highlights of the weekend included, homemade pancakes, Taqueria del Sol, Mellow Mushroom, Star Provisions, YEAH Burger, the Georgia Aquarium, and lots of playing outside.
On Saturday night, my sweet friend, Michelle, offered to baby sit for Connor and Henry so we adults decided to have a night on the town. We took Sarah and Tom to Decatur to see a different part of the Atlanta area. After a drink at Iberian Pig, we headed over to one of our new favorite restaurants, Leon’s Full Service.
Our waiters have always been well aware of the gluten-free options on the menu and I always feel like I have lots of choices. Even though the restaurant is always full of people, I get great attention from servers and I don’t feel rushed to make my decision. On our most recent visit, however, we learned that the folks at Leon’s have now made a gluten-free menu for their customers. Now I have even more reason to go to Leon’s! It’s a good thing we don’t live closer to Leon’s because I would eat there all time!
If you haven’t been yet, you must go to Leon’s. The menu has both casual/light fare as well as fancier entrees. And they highlight seasonal, fresh ingredients from local farms. Gotta love that!
Gluten-Free Highlights on Leon’s Menu*:
- French fries with masaman curry & smoked tomato mayo
- Grilled pork chop, field peas & greens, carolina gold bbq, red cabbage chow chow
- Pan roasted domestic snapper baby bok choi, masaman curry butternut squash, lime-mint butter, toasted cashew
Oh, and make sure to hang out at the bar before you get seated. The mixologists at the bar are fabulous and they create all kinds of seasonal beverages.
*The menu changes seasonally so expect to find new items when you go (except, of course, the fries).
Leon’s Full Service – 131 E Ponce de Leon Ave – Decatur, Georgia – 404.687.0500