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Hard Dock

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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3755 Highway 31 North, Decatur, AL 35603-1635
+1 2563 409 234
15:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Thu 15:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 15:00 - 01:30
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Decatur, Alabama
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a great place for food, fun and entertainment. Very casual and a great place to catch a sun set over Decatur and the Tennessee river.

Thank hallla
Decatur, Alabama
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hard Dock is a great place to meet up with friends and unwind. It is located right on the banks of the Tennessee River and can be accessed by car or boat. They have live entertainment.

Thank Alledfor
Decatur, Alabama
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

we went down to river to see 2 ships that had docked there. we decided since we were there to walk over to Hard Dock and have a drink and eat. Everybody was eating/drinking having a good time and spoke to us as we walked in. We had so much fun and a delightful ending to a long day. You... More 

Thank Judy S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I've spent many a great night here! I love the atmosphere, great staff and great food! Everyone is so friendly, it's a fun place.

Thank Claire L
Decatur, Alabama
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The scenery late in the afternoon as the sun sets is fantastic. My wife and I have had dinner her a few times and have enjoyed watching the boats coming in and out along with the sunset. The Hard Dock has garage style doors that open up to give this restaurant a very open feel. The bartenders and servers are... More 

Thank Adam-travelerdawg
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great area! Love being near the water! What a better place to have beers and snacks! Friendly people and good prices!

Thank James F
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Fun place to enjoy a cold beer,eat some grub, listen to music and watch the sun set on the Tennessee River. Casual, southern fun at it's best!

Thank Jayne H
Huntsville, Alabama
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It's a great place deep at the back of Riverwalk Marina. From the outside it looks so rustic you might not notice it. Inside is a great surprise with the feeling of a nautical Key West bar. The huge deck sits right on the water. Food is good,hot and plentiful and the staff is very southern style pleasant! Plenty of... More 

Thank RJ39
Decatur, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great spot to relax, enjoy some tunes, meet awesome people. Staff very nice and helpful, as well attentive in needs of the very large crowd.

Thank wingsofman737
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The waitresses were very friendly, we both had the burgers and it was fresh Angus beef. Since, this was our first time there...it is safer just to order burgers. If burgers are not good, then the rest of food wouldn't be either. We got there early Saturday afternoon, seat yourself either inside or out. Server was immediately there for you... More 

Thank Theresa C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 23:00
15:00 - 01:30
15:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3755 Highway 31 North, Decatur, AL 35603-1635
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 2563 409 234
Sits on the Tennessee River at a marina...Indoor and outdoor dining

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?