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Cafe Lily

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308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
+1 404-371-9119
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Today
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Decatur, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cafe Lily hosted a surprise birthday party for my husband in their Peacock Room. There were about 20 of us. The food, drink and service were amazing and everyone had a wonderful time.

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Thank cheryl p
Snellville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived right in time for dinner service. The hostess greeted us with a warm smile and seated us right away. Our server was awesome. He was attentive, friendly and met our needs. The food was delicious! I would definitely go back and have already recommended it to my friends!

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Thank Raifa R
Decatur, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

enjoyable experience, from top to bottom!!! Will definitely return in the very near future.The ambiance was perfect!

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Thank tim a
Decatur, Georgia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere was very comfortable, the server was attentive to our table with giving an overview of the menu, along with the specials that had for the day. The food was very tasty, and it came out within a reasonable amount of time. I would definitely go back, it was a pleasant experience.

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Thank Valerie W
Stone Mountain, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service as well as great food. Just bought a gift card for friends so they could experience as well.

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Thank zarah134
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

IMHO Cafe Lily has 2 of the best meals in Atlanta. Those being the "Pinchitos" and 'Stuffed Filet". They understand that dining as well as fine dining is about the complete experience for the guests. Some restaurants focus only on getting the food to the table, here they understand the dining experience is more than just the food. However, that... More 

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Thank abstonje
Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great specially my gambas al ajillo. The atmosphere was o.k to us. Maybe we were looking for something more appropriate for our age (mid 40's). If you are trying to impress your parents this is the place to go.

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Thank Federico J
Decatur, Georgia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, good service and a nice selection of cocktails or wine. This is one of my favorite spots to get together with loved ones or spend an evening enjoying good friends. The also have great desserts.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is my favorite, favorite restaurant in Atlanta!!! I lived in Atlanta for two years and ate here at least once a week, many times more. It is never a disappointment. Consistently good food and service. Nice wine list. They do scallops and grilled fish really well. The grilled calamari is amazing. And any lamb dish is to die for.... More 

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Thank Pat H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We go to Cafe Lily fairly regularly, the last time being NYE. The service has always great - friendly, quick, intuitive about good timing of things for the table. And the food is wonderful. I particularly enjoy the calamari (not fried), and the gemelli pasta (that's what I had on last visit), although there are lots of good options. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, 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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?