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Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
+1 404-378-4030
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thali” (41 reviews)
“okra” (19 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited over the thanksgiving weekend as friends recommended during visit to Atlanta. It is highly overpriced on all menus and I would not have minded it but the portions are crazy small for the price. As someone else mentioned in the review as well, the...More

Thank aj_funtraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place with the best authentic chai in town. The kale pakoras and okra matchstick fries are worth the trip. The thali is good and their specials can be really wonderful. Friendly, very casual neighborhood feel. One of my favorites.

Thank DadimaK
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great lower cost dining option in Decatur. Okra fries are wonderful-even the kids like them. My favorite dish is the Bengali fish fry sandwich. I've also liked the samosas!

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It does move fast. Service is excellent and quick. All employees customer-service oriented; from taking order to refilling drink. The food....DELISH; from the fried okra, buttered chicken thali, to samosa chaat. Finger licking good!! Don’t forget the condiment bar. Yum 😋

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This place has good ambience and service. However, it’s very expensive and the thali has very less to offer. Only rice, chapati, with little dal and may be 3 table spoons of yogurt. The items however were tasty and the reason I’m giving a 3...More

Thank Sumanth93
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We have visited Chai Pani for dinner on several occasions, and there is never a long wait. All the servers are pleasant and thoughtful, and offer helpful tips on meal choices. The meals are authentic Indian food. Even though the meals are not large, they...More

Thank AM D
Reviewed 30 September 2017

After a good afternoon and evening of frivolously drinking throughout Decatur, we spotted this lil gem...there was a waiting list, but it did not take long to get a table and the place was packed!!! The Indian fare was marvelous...wish I could get more detailed...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We had been at Chai Pani in Decatur once before, and the original restaurant in Asheville, NC. The menus are basically the same. Delicious Indian Street Food. Prices were around $10-$12 for anything you care to order. We had the Lamb Burgers and the Butter...More

Thank PAWMAW1983
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I have been to Chai Pani and its chain of restaurants many a time. It has always been when I am in need of an Indian fix. This can be a small kebab salad, or a whole meal (Thali and such). I am never disappointed...More

Thank Kasha A
Reviewed 8 August 2017

A group composed of 8 women with diverse preferences chose to meet for dinner. We all agreed our dishes were delicious. The server was most accommodating to special requests. Our main dishes arrived sooner than expected. We will come again for the atmosphere. All of...More

Thank lgraves2136
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Nearby Attractions
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.63 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 16
Meals
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
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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