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Madras Mantra

2179 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite A, Decatur, GA 30033-4303
+1 404-636-4400
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sambar” (6 reviews)
“curries” (3 reviews)
“naan” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2179 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite A, Decatur, GA 30033-4303
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very modern and clean from the inside. For lunch they have a very nice buffet. Food is excellent. Unfortunately the menu is not to clear to someone who is not familiar with the Indian food. I recommend the Chad Samosa for Appetizer. Second time for...More

Thank Vtm R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 2nd visit like the food here, but the place is not clean found a live roach near the clean plates, lost my appetite

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Good tasting authentic food, service on point and good ambience post renovation..overall one of the better indian restaurants and good quality food in the Atlanta area. Great vegetarian fare.

Thank Karthik V
Reviewed 18 April 2017

2nd visit to the location as the 1st was very enjoyable both with food and service. This time it was a blunder on the order which was not served & then had to cancel. Weekends are always busy but the owner has to decide if...More

Thank Demish P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The food on the lunch buffet was amazing. Loved the crepes, vegetable pancakes and samosas. There were some items I never tried before and all were quite tasty.

Thank jeanadrienne
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visited this edition of Madras Mantra (previously Madras Bhavan, Saravana Bhavan). The place has been completely remodeled and looks very attractive. A buffet is now offered and contains both north and south Indian dishes. Unique was the beet poriyal, everything else was standard. The...More

Thank snd2000
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Wow! Suddenly, I was reminded with Childhood memories from Chennai! The restaurant looked so fantastic. Buffet had a huge variety of foods from Idilies to Naan. The taste of food is authentic. Rasam is the best! All the dishes are exceptional. Do not miss out.

Thank Prash B
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

While the food was good here, the service was terrible from beginning to end. On Sunday evening (in a fairly empty restaurant), my friend and I waited to be seated while the person at the welcome station carried on a personal conversation on his cell...More

1  Thank LadyNami
Reviewed 3 February 2017 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...More

Thank travelflowers
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,...More

Thank KalymnosSummer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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