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Simp McGhee's

725 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
+1 256-353-6284
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Seafood
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
725 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Had dinner with a group last Friday evening, with reservation. I ordered the steak special, which came with tricolor pasta, sauce, and andouille. The steak was more well done than medium well (which I ordered) and was a bit on the tough side. The minute...More

Thank Alabama21
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in For a beverage and bite with my friend. After bad service and bad drinks. I was told next time I come in With no sleeves on I would be asked to leave!!! I am a local single man and will never go back...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My wife and I along with another couple of friends that lived near us went out to dinner one evening. We wanted a nice kicked back easy going place where you could dine and socialize. What we got was a room full of drunks, they...More

Thank Jiffy2015
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The atmosphere is nice. The restaurant is a nice piece of history. Our meals were terrific....quality Cajun fare. I had shrimp sauteed in Cajun gravy with sausage and vegetables over rice. My wife had a steak; she said it was extremely good. Also, she said...More

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We just "happened" upon Simp McGhee's by chance while on our way through Decatur at the dinner hour. We found that this place was close by and open and serving food for an early dinner so we said, "Why not?" SO GLAD WE DID! It...More

Thank 910margareta
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I like the ambience of this downtown restaurant. The food is somewhat expensive but good. The porkchop was excellent. Service was satisfactory.

Thank David K
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Simp McGhee's several times in the past few years. The pecan crusted salmon used to be delicious. We ordered the new version of that tonight, with walnuts. I could not eat it. The salad with the house dressing was good. The...More

Thank jackson0756
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Stopped by for dinner on the way home from Huntsville. We had not been there before and didn't know anything about the place. We walked right in just after 5 and were seated upstairs with cloth napkins and white tablecloths albeit under the white paper...More

Thank TownsendTraveler
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here to celebrate our anniversary. The filet was awesome. Tender and cooked just right. My wife had the tuna which I usually don't like anywhere else we go, but was the best I've tasted yet. We will definitely be back...More

Thank Brett C
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

It's expensive but if you want a phenomenal meal that will make every meal after that taste mediocre, then this is the restaurant for you. The Cajun alfredo sauce that comes with the Dean's Delight entree is absolutely delicious and I have never had anything...More

Thank Destiny F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 725 Bank St NE, Decatur, AL 35601-1609
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-353-6284
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