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Chai Pani

406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
+1 404-378-4030
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“thali” (40 reviews)
“okra” (20 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (10 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
406 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030-2443
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1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It’s different than other Indian street food focused restaurants. There is a wide variety of Indian street food, and each dish is so different from the other in flavor. The samosa chat and the sloppy Jais were delicious, and the Bombay chili cheese fries were...More

1  Thank Munish G
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have never really been a big Indian food lover but this restaurant totally changed my mind! Come to realize I just haven't had good Indian food! Everything on the menu is delicious- you can't go wrong with anything! The sandwiches come with 2 each...More

Thank guestse13
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The food is good and the environment of the restaurant is nice. Location is awesome too for a night out! Not authentic Indian food but a lot of fun for groups.

Thank Nabil A
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was craving Indian food and we found this place in the cute downtown area of Decatur. What a nice, fun concept as you walk up and order and wait for your food-like a panera but with a better atmosphere! The food was great and...More

Thank Gracie27
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Nearby Attractions
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246 reviews
.63 km away
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.62 km away
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.72 km away
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1.43 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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