Chai Pani Decatur Temporarily Suspends Operations Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Seven-year-old Indian street food eatery had just recently reopened following an overhaul to its interior, menu.

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Chai Pani Decatur, at 406 W Ponce de Leon Ave., has temporarily suspended its operations, including takeout and delivery, in response to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

The seven-year-old Indian street food restaurant closed its doors indefinitely at 8 p.m. April 1.

“We know this is the right thing to do, to keep our employees safe and healthy, even though it’s also a hard thing to do,” a company spokesperson in an email told What Now Atlanta.⠀⁣

Chai Pani had just recently reopened its doors after a 10-day renovation to its dining room and a relaunch of its menu.

The restaurant joins a growing list of eateries pressing the breaks during the “stay at home” including The VortexRocket Farm RestaurantsStar Provisions Restaurant GroupSlutty Vegan, and many more.

[Editor’s note: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is rapidly evolving as is its effect on Atlanta, and the City’s businesses and its residents. Click here for What Now Atlanta’s ongoing coverage of the crisis. For guidance and updates on the pandemic, please visit the C.D.C. website.]

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak

Caleb J. Spivak