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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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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (31 reviews)
“cured salmon” (10 reviews)
“salad nicoise” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a grand evening in the Lily Room with delicious food, a superb waiter and fine wine. Once again a 10!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beedee S
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was pleasant (food and service), it was my first visit, the lunch I had was pretty good (crab cake and salad), I thought it was a little pricey. It was recommended to me and I would like to try it for dinner. So the...More

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Date of visit: December 2018
Thank G9176GVbarbarab
Reviewed 5 days ago

One our go-to favorites. We had a group of 7 and our server was excellent, able to keep straight who was sharing what with whom!

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Voyager03692286181
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our server was wonderful - helpful, attentive. The menu offers a wide range of choices - big meals to delicious bites. Quality of food is great - fresh and prepared beautifully

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sherpa631018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner at Café Lily. The menu is eclectic Mediterranean with Italian, Greek and Lebanese items. I haven't had Kibbeh in years and Café Lily's version was very good. Ordered the wonderful special short ribs with a flavorful sauce and gnocchi. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Drew K
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We love Cafe Lily! From the Orange Bloosom salad ( one of my favorites) to the Cappacinno and dessert it’s always delicious.

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PattyH272
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Excellent, attentive server; crab cake out of this world! VERY good food, presentation good; but the service was so prompt I had to wonder if the server was the owner!

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Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Met a friend for lunch. Service was excellent. Perfect lunch for a fall day. Love the salmon dish which comes with a salad and their delicious tomato dill soup.

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Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sunshine49643373245
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We have been eating at Cafe Lily for quite some time, and I have a hard time getting anything other than my favorite dish (Pinchitos). We have moved to the lake but still find time to go back. We had the pleasure to know the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank captainglk
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We have recently moved to Decatur and aware of the many restaurant options available to us. We have visited Cafe Lily about 5 times in the space of 5 months and are always pleased with the entirety of the meal and the dining experience. All...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frommass2003
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susanlB2517ZR
19 October 2017|
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Response from JuanitoK | Reviewed this property |
They have many selections marked GF
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garybov
24 February 2016|
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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
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Mary G F
16 November 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, 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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 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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