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Cafe Lily

308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
+1 404-371-9119
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Lily is a lovely oasis from the busy-ness of downtown Decatur. The service was excellent, and the food was delicious. It’s also a hotspot for business lunches, so be prepared. I’ll look forward to returning!

Thank JAdrianne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having a friend living here, we visit Decatur whenever we come back to the Atlanta Area. Cafe Lily has been one of our spots. We had dinner here on our last visit, dining outside. The highlight of the Lily Cafe experience is the wait staff....More

Thank JJ F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Cafe Lily after the Saturday events at the Decatur Book Festival concluded. Without a reservation, we were seated immediately. Outdoor dining was wonderful on this beautiful Saturday evening. One fly kept visiting us, but we managed to keep it in the...More

Thank Milthill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is good (but nothing special) the problem was the bugs flying all over our food (we had to change table 3 times but it didn’t solve the problem). The worst part is that they never apologized for the inconvenience. Probably wouldn’t come back!

Thank Ela0003
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After attending the AJC Decatur book fair it was our good fortune to stop in at the Cafe Lilly for dinner. The restaurant had a excellent down to earth neighborhood vibe, which we noticed right away. I started with the Orange Blossom Salad, with beets,...More

Thank markkX6690EX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service and food are always excellent. This restaurant is consistent in every way. Great place to celebrate a special occasion.

1  Thank Diane C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a very pleasant restaurant, our server was amazing food was delicious very fresh and tasty, the atmosphere of the restaurant was very romantic and unique. I will definitely will be back

1  Thank MonikaMora
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This place is a treasure in downtown Decatur. The staff is highly trained and the middle eastern inspired food is always delicious. My favorite dish is the Moroccan Jerk Chicken.

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1  Thank 596troym
Reviewed August 3, 2018

I love this new find! Cafe Lily proved to be a pleasant surprise nestled between the streets of downtown Decatur. Their vegetarian entrees, appetizers and desserts serve up an eclectic, all delicious blend of international cuisine!

Thank lurenajen
Reviewed July 30, 2018

My husband and I had the best dinner, and John our server was so attentive to our service! Will make another trip back! Well worth it!

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Thank lmets2018
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Questions & Answers
Susan L
October 18, 2017|
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Response from JuanitoK | Reviewed this property |
They have many selections marked GF
February 23, 2016|
Response from Anthony P | Property representative |
We have private parking places all around our building. Also, there are street meters everywhere, and they're only active until 6pm Monday-Saturday, and they're free on Sundays. There is also a public lot at the end of... More
Mary G F
November 15, 2015|
Response from Anthony P | Property representative |
Hi, there! Yes, we take lunch reservations, but you must call the restaurant, as we currently do not utilize Open Table for lunch. Thanks for your interest! - Cafe Lily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-371-9119
Cafe Lily is a venerable neighborhood bistro offering an eclectic variety of cuisines from around the Mediterranean Sea: Italy, France, Greece, Spain, North Africa, and the Middle East. Established in 1999, Cafe Lily remains the quintessential Decatur restaurant, whether you're looking for a nice, romantic dinner, a celebration party, a large event, to entertain clients, or just some small plates and a nice glass of wine!
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