Double A’s moved from their Willow Knolls location a year ago last April, below is the facecrack post announcing the re-opening on Route 91, in the building that used to house the Tilted Kilt.
I’ve been meaning to stop by and do a post from the new location for a while now. When I saw that they had several styles of chicken calzones on the menu, I realized I hadn’t sampled a chicken calzone on this tour and decided to get the cluck over there!
Off we go to the new Double A’s location. On the way there I got a drive-by shot of the old place on Willow Knolls.
And here we are at the brand-spanking new Double A’s location on Route 91.
There’s a large patio area on the side of the building, but I think we’ll eat inside today, so let’s go in to Double A’s through the double doors!
And please note the unplanned obligatory mirror shot happening in the left door. I love it when that happens!
The sign says to, “wait to be seated,” but since we’re going to the bar we’ll just go past the double A’s on the wall and there it is, the bar!
It looks just like the one at the other location! And as you can see, there’s plenty of TV’s to view the different sporting events of the day.
Let’s go snag a stool and get settled in!
Nate the bartender brought me an iced tea. They have five different styles of chicken calzones here, so I asked Nate to pick one and surprise us. The choices are: Buffalo Chicken, Chicken Alfredo, BBQ Chicken, Chicken Nacho and Chicken Caesar.
Keep on scrolling to find out which one Nate picked for today’s chicken entree!
Ron and Dody were seated next to me and it turns out that Dody went to high school with my cousin Peggy and her parents were friends with my folks! Time to cue this up!
Behind the bar are a dozen beers on tap, that’s a nice selection!
This place is huge! In addition to the mammoth bar, there’s tables and booths behind the bar and dining areas on either side of the bar.
There’s an adult gaming room on one side and an arcade on the other side for kids and the young at heart! Everybody wins!
Double A’s is a sports bar and I think it’s cool that they focus on local high school sports in the memorabilia on the walls.
Dunlap, Richwoods, Notre Dame and Manual are all represented and there’s three jerseys from Heather Cassady who went from player to coach through the years!
Meanwhile back at the bar, it looks like it’s about time to find out what kind of chicken calzone we’re having today!
French’s makes ketchup now? When did that happen? It kind of disturbs me, they should just stick to mustard. This is going to bug me all day!
Here’s the calzone! Nate chose the Buffalo Chicken Calzone and that’s the one I had hoped he’d pick! The crust is golden brown and it smells wonderful. Time to dig in to this week’s chicken dish!
It was really hot, so I ate it with a fork and it was so tasty! The crust had a nice texture to it and the chicken is marinated in the Buffalo wing sauce.
There’s also ranch dressing, tomato and bacon in the mix with the large chunks of juicy Buffalo chicken. The Buffalo flavor is mild and the tomato and bacon make a nice flavor combination. This is a delicious and flavorful calzone!
Nice pick Nate!
Three and three quarters Dixie Chickens—Double A’s is known for their pizza, but they have over 16 styles of calzones to choose from, so if you’re looking to take a break from pizza, this is a tasty alternative!
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