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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
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (20 reviews)
“cured salmon” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30All hours
CUISINES
Italian, French, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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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 474 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cafe Lily has been around forever. The food is very good as is the service. You will enjoy the experience and likely have leftovers. This is a great place for business dinners or a date because you can actually hear each other.

Thank mtsyman
Reviewed yesterday

You can actually talk and hear your dining partners in this charming restaurant. Lots of good Mediterranean dishes.

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1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Food was great, Service was excellent, Delightful ambiance. Was my first visit there at the suggestion of a girlfriend...glad I went!

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1  Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been here for Sunday brunch and for lunch. Both meals were fantastic. The food was delicious and the service was great. The lunch specials made what could've been an expensive meal much more manageable and provided plenty of food! I can't wait to...More

Thank tlee6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to Cafe Lily numerous times but this is he first time I have been disappointed with the food. Maybe it was what I ordered but it wasn't very good. I started with a half order of the butternut squash ravioli which I...More

Thank StevenHScher
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner with our friends last night. The service is great and the food is delicious. We had wonderful time. Thank you!

Thank monoakus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always good quality food, prepared well and served in a nice presentation format. Good regular menu choices along with tempting specials. Every entre has been a delicious experience.

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Thank dat53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Convenient location, awesome atmosphere and beautiful decor. And the food was AMAZING. Having never been here before I wasn't sure what to expect. We choose to sit outside as it was a lovely evening. We were lucky enough to have Adam as our server. I...More

Thank Kelly R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was really looking forward to this meal as I had tried to go there on a Saturday for lunch and discovered it was the one meal they don't serve. However, the meal was not especially good. I had the omlette with seafood. Three shrimp...More

Thank contradancer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After walking and seeing the Downtown Decatur sights, we drifted in for AC and cool iced water. We decided to also have decaf coffee, a cheese platter and gluten free chocolate cake. The service was attentive. It was a quiet space - also helped that...More

Thank MsNats
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
garybov
Is parking available? If so, where?
23 February 2016|
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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
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Mary G F
Do you take lunch reservations?
15 November 2015|
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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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Mary G F
Do they take lunch reservations?
15 November 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, 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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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