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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, French, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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308 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Suite B, Decatur, GA 30030-2435
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very upscale. Moderately expensive with an eclectic mix of menu options. Some of the specials were Monkfish, beef short ribs. Soup was shrimp bisque. However, we started with a charcuterie board that was wonderful- my son’s favorite!! The chorizo was not very good to me-...More

1  Thank SailingNP
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us had reservations on a Saturday night. We were seated immediately. One of our party has been dealing with after effects of tongue cancer. She explained her situation to our waitress; no pepper, nothing acidic, nothing spicy. Gor s restsurant known for their...More

Thank Mountaineer4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing flavorful food and pleasant and knowledgeable server. Very relaxing atmosphere.Must try Italian coffee! Great experience as Vegetarians too!

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Thank tinicr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely neighborhood venue, great service, and a way to have a healthier meal, with far better wine and cocktails, before heading over to Eddie's for some music.

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1  Thank Cindi G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of Decatur, Lily's has been around for a long time. My favorite dish is their crab cake salad. Lily's is a good place to meet a friend for lunch or dinner. Parking is limited although more is available on the side street...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café Lily is the perfect place for a delicious affordable lunch and an elegant dinner. I love the Mediterranean cuisine. The tomato dill soup is outstanding and the grilled salmon is my favorite--always grilled to perfection. Great wine selections and desserts. Many gluten free and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not an easy restaurant to locate. However, the food was outstanding. We both had the French onion soup which was the soup of the night. I had the butternut squash ravioli and she had the seafood pasta. We both had half servings and...More

Thank jomjr6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All around excellent experience. Wait staff is very professional and friendly. Food is excellent. Seafood pasta, chicken parm, squash ravioli. Highly recommended.

Thank Sharknado
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We had an excellent dining experience at Cafe Lily last night. The atmosphere is very nice & cozy. It's not too noisy so we were able to talk to our friends. The menu has a nice assortment of dishes. I was in the mood for...More

Thank StevenHScher
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Very popular locally. Extensive, somewhat eclectic menu with daily specials. Good wine list. Very knowledgeable servers with good service. Parking can be a little challenge, but street parking is free after 6 and county parking lot one block behind is free after hours.

Thank Stevedec
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Susan L
19 October 2017|
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Response from JuanitoK | Reviewed this property |
They have many selections marked GF
24 February 2016|
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
Mary G F
15 November 2015|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
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, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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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