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Cakes and Ale Restaurant and Bar

155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
+1 404-377-7994
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“gnocchi” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (71 reviews)
“trout” (20 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Gluten Free Options
155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome coffee shop! Nice area, friendly staff. They also have a restaurant but this was just a coffee stop for us. Good place to sit, rest, drink coffee and enjoy some quiet time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cakes and Ale is always so good! The food is spot-on, location charming and fun, staff knowledgeable and kind, spirits and desserts heavenly... can't go wrong here!

Thank MattAtl12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Farm to table, small portions, you're lucky we let you in.....and all this for big bucks. The food was OK, quite ordinary and just not worth the bucks. It isn't hard getting good ribs in Atlanta, ones that don't have to break the bank. So...More

Thank KingCharlesGirl
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Starting with the good - the wine was excellent (sorry, that is about it for tonight). We have enjoyed Cakes and Ale in the past but hadn't been in a couple of years. We stopped in for an early dinner tonight and I would have...More

Thank FFFins
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We love Cakes & Ale and especially their Cafe! Their cafe has a wine shop and you can buy a bottle and they will chill it and serve with your apps:tapas. They also offer a happy hour which is divine :)

Thank MattAtl12
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Cakes and Ale has been around a long time in Decatur and remains one of the best restaurants in Decatur. The food is seasonal and always consistant

Thank mtsyman
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have heard of Cakes & Ale for years and were aware of all of the accolades. But on this night I would say they were just really good but not great. Service is very good. Drinks are very good. Atmosphere is very cozy. But...More

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Anticipation can be the bane of existence. Cakes & Ale was referred to in glowing terms by every chef and service professional we spoke to. "If you go to one Atlanta restaurant, be sure it's Cakes & Ale." I would crack wise about the stupid...More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My wife and I enjoyed a rare dinner date night out at Cakes and Ale recently. It lived up to and exceeded our expectations on this initial visit. The food is simply exceptional in its preparation and resultant taste. The chef's passion and loving touch...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Decatur with my sister. While she was attending a meeting, I decided to walk around and see the town. I stopped at The Bakery at Cakes and Ale for a decaf coffee. The staff was very friendly. They told me about some...More

Thank Diana M
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21 July 2016|
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Response from Maria A | Reviewed this property |
I did not eat lunch, you can check their website for menus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030-3338
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 404-377-7994
A "true foodie find" in Downtown Decatur, chef-owner Billy Allin's American "separates itself" from the usual culinary scene with "fresh", "vivacious" food that "epitomizes the farm-to-table movement", plus "unrivaled" cocktails in a refined, "unassuming" setting.
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