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Madras Mantra

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2179 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite A, Decatur, GA 30033-4303 (Formerly Madras Bhavan)
+1 404-636-4400
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not normally a fan of buffets, but I regularly drive thirty minutes out of my way just to eat the lunch buffet at Madras Mantra. The south Indian vegetarian cuisine is consistently delicious. They keep the buffet very fresh and there is always something new to try. I like how they make fresh dosas and serve them at your... More 

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67 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We are hooked on Indian cuisine thanks to Madras Mantra's wonderful vegetarian offerings. We never knew there could be such wonderful variety in vegetarian dishes. We are fond of the eggplant chat, special onion rava masala dosai, any and all mutter dishes, smashed eggplant curry, and vegetable biriyani. Once in a while we also crave pongal (pg 5 of menu... More 

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macon
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35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This restaurant is in same place where famed madras survana Havana used to be - Decor is better as well as the service. Eat new year Brunch buffet- Was crowded -food was excellent- Vadas and upma was best-

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Very delicious food with South Indian specials. Buffet Lunch is worth trying. it is pure vegetarian joint with several options. But it is slightly expensive

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Thank g0vindreddy
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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228 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We were there on a weekday for lunch. They had buffet and the place was packed. Every item we tasted was the very best. To maintain such quality in a buffet is amazing. Service and ambiance add to this extraordinary restaurant.

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Thank moksha51
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Puri Chat, idly fry chat are tasty. Nice ambiance and food is extremely well. Also the mixed vegetable utappam is awesome.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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228 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We were here on a Sunday for the buffet. For south Indian vegetarian meal, this is the very best in authentic taste, fresh ingredients, ambiance and location. Every item on the buffet was top notch including desserts. Look no further.

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Thank moksha51
National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Went for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon. Food was good on the buffet. However my only suggestion was that the Dosa could have been better. Vada and Sambhar was very good. Good Choice of entrees and deserts. Overall a good experience.

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Thank SKOnLoose
Bhubaneswar, India
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The south Indian dishes are amazing. The north Indian dishes could have been much better. However, with a drink and a paan :) it cost us 16$ which is quite decent when u are craving for South Indian food

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Germantown, Tennessee
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

the restaurant boasts of a lavish Grand Lunch Buffet, and I must say that the buffet is grander than anyone can say. It was delicious amazing and no money value can comply to it. We have been here from memphis and this restaurant will play an important role if ever I re-locate to Atlanta in future.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2179 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite A, Decatur, GA 30033-4303 (Formerly Madras Bhavan)
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-636-4400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?