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Cakes and Ale Restaurant and Bar

155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
+1 404-377-7994
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (76 reviews)
“trout” (20 reviews)
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07:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with a friend and we were both delighted with the very special and delicious dinner we had, including great service. We shared all courses except dessert which was a perfect decision. We started off with the crispy arrancini, then had the quail...More

Thank Ange516
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Dinner was awesome. We started with the squash (with pomegranate) dip. Delicious. The entrees were good but nothing spectacular- two of us had the roasted chicken and the other had the pork. Maybe next time we will go for one of the seafood entrees. So,...More

Thank Howard R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Absolutely perfect meal for our anniversary. The wait staff was extremely knowledgeable, food was fantastic and the wine choices complemented the meal perfectly. Dessert was amazing as well as the coffee. My wife said that it was the best meal she has had in years......More

Thank James M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

With the great reviews of this restaurant, my team and myself expected more. Perhaps their food gets better later in the day after the lunch time rush. When we entered around 11:45am, we were seated near the inspection scorecard and became alarmed at their score...More

Thank Carameldiva711
Reviewed 12 October 2016

My date and I ate here twice as we waited out Hurricane Matthew. I enjoy the reasonable serving sizes, excellent preparation and service. Our first visit was great with excellent espresso and a breakfast sandwich and bagel with smoked trout. Inexplicably on our second visit,...More

Thank Drew K
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This was my first dining experience at Cakes and Ale, although my dining partners have enjoyed this restaurant many times before. Our meal was Simply Outstanding! 2 of us, had the Grouper , apparently a new menu item. It was to die for. The other...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Funky, mismatched barware and plates make the place seem more casual than the food would have you believe. My "better days ahead" cocktail came in an Elvis highball. utterly delicious with the blood orange and ginger beer flavors. I had the shaved porchetta with an...More

Thank debePa
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Went just last Friday night, 9/9/16 early in the evening and it was excellent. Had a wonderful jalapeno infused drink that was very nice, lamb shank that was cooked just right. Melon and proscuitto for an appetizer along with a tomato salad. I highly recommend...More

Thank Bongotak
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent meal. Tim treated us well. Had a lamb shank with melon and prosciutto for appetizer. An excellent French Sauvignon Blanc was perfect.

Thank tjcknigh
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A friend and I enjoyed lunch at Cakes and Ale during the 2016 Decatur Book Festival. We both ordered quiche with salad and enjoyed beverages from their very interest (in a good way) wine list. A very comfortable spot in which to linger over a...More

Thank dhenski
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21 July 2016|
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
I did not eat lunch, you can check their website for menus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-377-7994
A "true foodie find" in Downtown Decatur, chef-owner Billy Allin's American "separates itself" from the usual culinary scene with "fresh", "vivacious" food that "epitomizes the farm-to-table movement", plus "unrivaled" cocktails in a refined, "unassuming" setting.
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