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DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats
DINNERS ON A DIME: Neighborhood Eats

DECATUR, Ga. – This week, Dinners on a Dime features favorite affordable, neighborhoods eats. Every Tuesday Where U Live will choose four favorite eats in your area for you to take your family and friends for a fabulous meal, under $20.

Local favorite in Tucker, Matthews Cafeteria, features a different variety of soul food, an array of homemade pies and a different flavored cobbler, daily. The restaurant has been a mainstay in the area since 1955. Every day, the Matthews family cooks the daily offerings from scratch. The restaurant is open from 5:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and all meals are affordable, so you won’t break your bank. Matthews Cafeteria is located at 2299 Main Street in Tucker.

Come get a cheese steak that tastes like it’s straight out of the city of brotherly love at Weeyums Philly Style located in downtown Stone Mountain. According to residents, this restaurant has the best cheese steaks in town and is not a restaurant for the faint at heart; the sandwiches are huge and regulars are "assertive". Check them out for an authentic Philly hoagie for an inexpensive, Atlanta price. Weeyums is located at 900 Main Street in Stone Mountain.

For the “best veggie sandwich in the city”, visit Sawicki’s Deli in downtown Decatur. Sawicki’s sells fresh seafood, organic meats, farmer fresh veggies, homemade baked goods and artisan non-perishables. Every handcrafted sandwich is sold for under $10. The most popular menu items are the roasted lamb and veggie sandwiches. Bakery items and butcher options change daily. Visit Sawicki’s at 250 West Ponce de Leon Avenue in downtown Decatur.

Freeman’s Low Country Fish Camp recently opened and serves up some of the best seafood in the city. The restaurant is open from Tuesday until Sunday and has become quite popular for its Low Country Boil, which sells for a mere $11 per plate. Bring your family out to this restaurant for authentic country seafood that isn’t expensive. The fish camp is located at 2123 Usher Street in Covington.

Be sure to log on next Wednesday, we’ll share our picks for “Cinco de Mayo on a Dime”.