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Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
+1 404-378-4030
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chai Paninis lively with Bollywood posters, vibrant colors, photos, & music. The staff were very friendly & attentive in a busy Friday night. I was trying to stay close to my Whole30 diet and the salad with tandoori chicken was great! On another day, I’d...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chai Pani is a great place to hang around with friends and family on an evening. The place is quite warm, awesome food, customer service is great. I usually do not prefer Indiann Chat but went with recommendations from several family members. It was wonderful....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MSNN2004
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want good Indian food in a quaint casual environment? Chai Pani is my favorite place to eat in Decatur. I usually order Butter Chicken when its available and have never been disappointed. The service is excellent, the prices are good, and the food is out...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sherrie-mom-of-2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a space previously Watershed, Chai Pani is bright, festive and colorful space & located in downtown Decatur. I have wanted to try them for some time now, but Decatur can be a busy place. Hint: It really helps to check online for the menu,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank katork
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tasty, simple, spicy, full of flavor. Nice place, relaxed and comfortable; nice staff - overall great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ana_zg2015
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Had both the fried okra and Samosa's with chic pea stew (hot and spicy). The okra was extremely good and the lime wedge to cut the oil was perfect. Can heartily recommend this dish. The Samosas not so good. A bit to heavy, hard, and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lilmagg
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Chai Pani is a unique place, it’s Indian cuisine but with a twist. The food tastes amazing and the service is very good. This is a must try place in Atlanta, especially if you like Indian food. If you are planning to go on a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RMaturu
Reviewed 26 November 2018

We ate here on our last night in Atlanta, choosing the 20-30 minute drive out to Decatur, to get away from the city centre. What a nice restaurant, simple, clean, good service, lovely curry, and a reasonable bill. So pleased to have made that decision....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank birminghamcorbiere
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

It was the first time my husband and I tried Indian cuisine. We were not disappointed! My vegetarian food was full of flavor. The same could be said for his non vegetarian food. The young lady at the counter did a great job with providing...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TravelNurse123
Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

I didn’t think I was a fan of Indian food but this place has made me a believer. I had the sloppy jai. Ground lamb sliders. So delish. Spicy enough to spice my mouth but not spicy enough to make it uncomfortable. The fish sliders...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from NaturalCaffeine | Reviewed this property |
I assume you can make reservations but I have always just gone and was seated fairly quickly. Give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-378-4030
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