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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 10 min
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 4 days ago

My wife and I met our son and his wife for his birthday dinner. The food and service were excellent.

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Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Lily is an absolute must when in Atlanta, Very near Court House Square in Decatur. The offerings of Brilliant Food Offerings is the Best and offers Fine Fresh Foods, uncommonly very well prepared with loads of Great Taste and Beautifully Presented. Then served by...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch there this week and it was a perfect place to have some serious conversation while having really good food. The menu is extensive so everyone can find something they want. My group all chose salads which were fresh and good. But other tables...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We just stopped in randomly for early dinner and had a great meal,service all around experience from appetizer to main course.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Had a party of 11, service was fast but not rushed. Food was delicious and the staff was very nice and took the time to explain the specials and the menu. We will be back.

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Thank Skip F
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This restaurant had an extensive menu of Middle East food as well as pasta and seafood dishes. Service was quick and the staff accommodating. I had the Mezze Sampler and it was a very tasty selection. Really good grilled bread and tomato dill soup.

Thank f0cus0nsmiles
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We have had two meal interactions: a graduation celebration dinner and a two-only anniversary dinner. Both were excellent meals. The first time, graduation, some of our guests made our group late, but management found a way to adjust to let us proceed, even on a...More

Thank A6990AArobertj
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent! Feeling guilty. Definitely will return. Wish our waiter told us more about their specials and signature dishes like the waitress next table.

Thank Therese L
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Very upscale. Moderately expensive with an eclectic mix of menu options. Some of the specials were Monkfish, beef short ribs. Soup was shrimp bisque. However, we started with a charcuterie board that was wonderful- my son’s favorite!! The chorizo was not very good to me-...More

Thank SailingNP
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Four of us had reservations on a Saturday night. We were seated immediately. One of our party has been dealing with after effects of tongue cancer. She explained her situation to our waitress; no pepper, nothing acidic, nothing spicy. Gor s restsurant known for their...More

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Questions & Answers
Susan L
19 October 2017|
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Response from JuanitoK | Reviewed this property |
They have many selections marked GF
24 February 2016|
Response from CafeLily | 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
16 November 2015|
Response from CafeLily | 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
US$10 - US$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, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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