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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (71 reviews)
“trout” (20 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

I love this restaurant. The ambience is relaxed and elegant. The servers/bartends are never in a hurry, but you never feel like you are waiting for anything. The decor is clean and contemporary. The cocktails are interesting.....the food is outstanding. We like to sit at...More

Thank TallGalTravels
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Decided to stop into coffee and desserts section of the restaurant! There was only 2 other patrons in there besides us and the staff was very slow. They were busier talking to each other than paying attention to the customers! I got a hot tea,...More

Thank Meghan F
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I was meeting some friends for a holiday lunch. I agreed to Cakes & Ale because we recently read their dinning room was now serving lunch. They are no longer serving lunch in the dinning room and only serve lunch in the Bakery. The Bakery...More

Thank ParisGal01
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Wow. While on business in Atlanta, I met a friend who lives in Decatur for dinner here. It was lovely. Cocktails may not be a strong suit here but the wine list is good. The food was great. We started with snacks of roasted almonds...More

Thank Scott H
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 17 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
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20 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
US$7 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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