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Lawrence's Cafe & Restaurant

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910 W College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-4000
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and good service

Great place to eat but not a quiet date place...we still loved it.. We will be back...great place to bring friends or family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Tucker, Georgia
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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The kebabs we had one night were tasty and fresh, but when we went back for lunch, the spinach pie was not so fresh. It was mircowaved (reheated) and that turned me off a bit. The hummus is made fresh daily, as is the yogurt (both delicious).

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Tucker, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great place to eat but not a quiet date place...we still loved it.. We will be back...great place to bring friends or family.

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Decatur, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Very good Middle Eastern food at very reasonable prices. Lovely atmosphere in vintage building with high ceilings. Attentive, pleasant service too.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I adore Lebanese food so I was very disappointed with Lawrence's. The people were lovely and the service good, but the food was average. I always look forward to the warm, soft pita bread but this was crumbly and cold. It could not even hold the falafel. I complained and it still got no better. It is a good location,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

We had not been here since they moved. Same Tony owns and cooks. We really like this location because it is closer to our house. Easier to park. Now to the food. Just like it has always been-delicious fresh and flavorful. You can actually see you dinner being cooked if you sit at the bar . We ordered the falafel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Lawrence's Cafe has super tasty Lebanese food. They recently moved into a space just around the corner from our house, and we've already eaten there four times. I particularly like the falafel, kefta and the baklava. Very friendly servers.

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Atlanta
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Awful service unfortunately detracts from great food. On our first visit, we were seated in a middle of the restaurant table, and we were only served after waiving down a waitress to take our order (we'd been there at least 10 minutes). Once we were served, the food was great. Last night, we were seated promptly with menus, but no... More 

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Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I joined friends at the Decatur location for the first time. They had been long-time fans of the food at the Brookhaven location. We ordered a variety of items and shared and everything was absolutely delicious. My favorites were the hummous, chicken kabob and fried kibbie. The food was very good but most of all, I liked the family feel... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Most middle eastern food in Atlanta is Persian so Lawrence's is a Lebanese treat. All the usual dishes: hummus, babba ganoush, kibbe, tabbouleh, kofta executed well. Who would have expected an excellent grilled local trout special. They have a modest beer and wine selection. Service is attentive and effective. Kitchen was slightly slow. We dined early so it was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We love the new restaurant space of Lawrence's Cafe, which fixed the one thing we didn't like about the old location, the space. The food is always great and the prices reasonable, especially the vegetarian options like the Tony's Special. Tony and his staff have been serving Atlanta forever and have brought their warm, inviting atmosphere and great food to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 910 W College Ave, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: (404) 373-4000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12

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