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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife & I went for the Monday night lobster dinner which we had to order by Friday. The dinner which included a 1.75 pound steamed lobster & a choice of 2 sides, steamed spinach or French fries, a lobster bib, drawn butter & a...More

Thank StevenHScher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Lily was overall pretty good. There were a few issues. The initial serving of Manchego cheese with Serrano ham came out without the ham, but that was easily corrected. The chorizo was tough. But other dishes were good: shrimp, crab cake, ravioli. Bread was...More

Thank LufkinSid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our son’s wedding rehearsal dinner here. We arranged everything online, as we were across the country. Everything was amazing, from connecting with event coordinator, to selecting the menu and wine. Once there the room was charming and intimate. We had 32 people, yet...More

Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is expansive, the specials are just that - special! Service is warm and efficient. Great wine list and full bar means no one is left wanting. If you want to have a conversation over your meal without shouting, this is the place to...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I first ate here several months ago and had a great experience, so we decided to come back for our wedding anniversary. Both times we had a great experience from the service, cocktails and food. Everything we’ve had is delicious! The cold...More

Thank DJCamille
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great experience, amazing food and awesome service. It’s definitely my favorite restaurant. This was the second time going here and I was impressed as first time.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was awesome and the ambiance or atmosphere was quiet and cozy. The different variety of drink choices were very interesting.

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Thank FellowTraveler266814
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were just driving around and saw this area of cool shops and eateries. We chose Café Lily without knowing anything about it except they were fairly busy for a Sunday at lunch, so we tried it. Ambiance was great with a casual atmosphere but...More

Thank bucko1977
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cafe Lily is a great place for bussiness lunches an after work wine or even dinner. The portions for lunch are a little small but I'm sure thats what ur supposed to eat then what I do. Lol. Ive been back twice since then and...More

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Thank funkadelic70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lucky me, found a parking space right outside of the door. We were seated straight away. Clean and appealing ombiance. Waite person was friendly and knowledgeable of offerings. Good quality, fresh and tasty food. The best Bloody Mary drink in town. I’ll be back!!!Denise M....More

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Questions & Answers
Susan L
18 October 2017|
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Response from JuanitoK | Reviewed this property |
They have many selections marked GF
23 February 2016|
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
Mary G F
15 November 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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
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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