gusto! opening in North Decatur Square on Oct. 18Photo obtained via Facebook
This story has been updated.
Local restaurant chain gusto! has set an Oct. 18 open date for its new restaurant in North Decatur Square.
North Decatur Square will be anchored by a Whole Foods 365 store. The address for the greater Decatur location is 1545 Church Street, Suite 310, Decatur, GA 30033.
The restaurant specializes in bowls and wraps, “that highlight fresh, high-quality ingredients and bold flavor combinations and don’t hide behind gimmicks or trends. They are served fast and without breaking the bank.”
The restaurant will preview its Medical Monday promotion on Oct. 15.
“Every week, those who work in the medical field can show their badges at the Decatur restaurant to receive ‘buy one, get one free; meals on Mondays,” a company press release says.
Here’s the full announcement:
GUSTO! DECATUR TO OPEN ON OCT. 18 AT NORTH DECATUR SQUARE
Atlanta’s Favorite for a Flavorful Fast Casual Dining Experience Giving Away Free Meals
to First 50 Guests on Opening Day, Plus “Medical Monday” Preview on Oct. 15
ATLANTA (Oct. 9, 2018) – gusto! Founder Nate Hybl and Local Operating Partner Michael Clifford are opening the third outpost of Hybl’s fast casual concept on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 1545 Church Street, Suite 310, Decatur in the new North Decatur Square shopping center near DeKalb Medical. gusto! Decatur serves fresh bowls and wraps with bold, global flavors for lunch and dinner.flavorful
“We are excited to bring a better-for-you dining option in a quick and convenient way to Decatur residents and the surrounding medical community,” says Hybl. “We’ll be showing our gratitude for the neighborhood’s warm welcome on opening day by giving the first 50 guests 10 complimentary entrée vouchers.”
Additionally, on Monday, Oct. 15, gusto! Decatur is previewing its “Medical Monday” promotion exclusively to the nearby medical community. Every week, those who work in the medical field can show their badges at the Decatur restaurant to receive “buy one, get one free” meals on Mondays.
The restaurant’s team greets guests by asking “what’s your gusto?” Inspired by both international cuisine and familiar American flavors, gustos – like sweet soy sriracha, chile sesame bbq or tahini cucumber feta – can be hot, bright, earthy or sweet. They all bring the food to life with freshness and flavor, not fat. The next steps are as simple as picking a style (mixed greens, Jasmine brown rice, half greens and half rice or a flatbread wrap) and adding a protein (chicken, shrimp or portabella mushroom). The menu atgusto! features all-natural, antibiotic-free chicken and, whenever possible, local and organic ingredients. Catering services and delivery via Uber Eats and Postmates are also available from gusto! Decatur for even more convenient dining options. these
The Decatur restaurant features the modern industrial décor that gusto! has become known for but with a warmer look thanks to custom wood booths and tabletops along with a wood feature wall illuminated by inspirational signage. Hybl enlisted designer Lindsay Denman to design the 2,400-square-foot space, which also displays the brand’s white and signature sunshine yellow color palette for a bright, cheerful ambiance.
Nate Hybl founded gusto! with a mission to deliver fresh, flavorful food fast. The underlying passion of his company can be found in its name, which means “enjoyment or vigor in doing something.” gusto! offers a simple menu of bowls and wraps that highlight fresh, high-quality ingredients and bold flavor combinations and don’t hide behind gimmicks or trends. They are served fast and without breaking the bank. With a passionate team that believes in “living life with gusto” and a focus on food, flavor and freshness, the company has already attracted a loyal following with its first two Atlanta locations. gusto! Peachtree is located at 1935 Peachtree Road NE; (404) 352-4157.gusto! Ponce is located at 782 Ponce de Leon Ave NE; (404) 330-8114. gusto! Decatur is located at 1545 Church Street, Suite 310, Decatur, GA 30033.
Correction: An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect address, which was provided by the company. The company has provided the correct address and this story has been updated to reflect this.