A Pretty Decent combo cocktail bar and plant shop, now open in Clifton

Pretty Decent is a new and quite unique combination cocktail bar and plant shop in Clifton. Opening day was April 12 at 2235 Frankfort Avenue, Suite 107. John and Jeanne Douglass are the owners, and they sent F&D a clear and well written information release. There’s no sense in paraphrasing this release when we can allow John and Jeanne to tell their own story. Besides that, they had me with “mezcal” (see below).

The front half of Pretty Decent is a plant shop offering house plants, containers, home gardening tools and a potting bar. The shop also sells candles and other home goods plus a small selection of wine for carry-out.

The cocktail bar is described by ownership as “a love letter to the clear sprits of Latin and South America and the drinking cultures of places like Lima, Oaxaca, Havana and Mexico City” and features a well-curated selection of tequila, mezcal, rum and pisco.

The Pretty Decent space is bright, airy and sunny with 20-foot ceilings and a soft color scheme. The cocktail bar was built to resemble a home kitchen rather than a dark tavern, with a counter-height bartop and a bright tiled back bar.

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