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Carpe Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe, Soups
115 Front St, Smyrna, TN 37167-2848
+1 615-984-4040
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good4%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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07:30 - 18:30All hours
American, Cafe, Soups
€€ - €€€
115 Front St, Smyrna, TN 37167-2848
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Sort of a place to hang out and drink coffee. Coffee, deli sandwiches, salad, no "real" food. Self-service mostly. Old building located on a busy traffic circle. Food is adequate, but nothing special enough to bring me back.

Thank TNfirefly
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I were at Carpe and really enjoyed the live music. Wildfire trio, a local 70's cover band played and were fantastic. We go here often on Friday and Saturday night for the live entertainment. They have mostly local talent performing. It is...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Great Cafe. Nice down home feel. Pleasant employees, tasty food. My teenage boys even loved it. Better than similar mainstream establishments. Worth your time.

Thank Shannon B
CarpeCafe, General Manager at Carpe Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017

Thank you so much for taking your time to give us a review! We love it when we can help someone have a great day and especially when they are with family - we hope to see you again soon! Susan Gulley

Reviewed 28 October 2016

We thought it was a full service restaurant by the ad we saw in a pamphlet. It was a wifi place with food service. The cashier that took the order was very pleasant. Had a breakfast sandwich that was ok. I was expecting a full...More

Thank CliffMargie
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great place for coffee, food and people! Love going there and will go many more times. Staff is wonderful and friendly all the time!More

1  Thank Gary B
CarpeCafe, General Manager at Carpe Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

Thank you for taking your time to let us know how our Team is doing. We truly appreciate it. We will be sharing your comments in our Team Meeting so that we can continue to improve and encourage each other to do our best for...More

Reviewed 7 September 2016

great food and great entertainment - staff is very friendly. I have been there several times and it has always been tasty.

1  Thank Jan S
Susan G, General Manager at Carpe Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for taking your time to tell us how we our doing-we want to take to heart all that we hear from our friends. We welcome you back as your schedule allows !

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We support the mission of Carpe Cafe. The food is very good, made right and has a nice variety, but the driving choice here is what they give to the community. It's important for a business to be a cornerstone for a neighborhood. A chain...More

1  Thank nabenom
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

What a relief to have found Carpe Cafe! After driving around aimlessly for a good half an hour looking for lunch, we finally found something that looked promising. And what a delight! From the intense 97 degree heat we stepped into the cool intimate cafe...More

1  Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Food and atmosphere are excellent. Coffee is the specialty, I like Highlander Grog myself. All coffee locally grown. Menu includes daily soups, sandwiches,casseroles, and the best desserts! Fresh made cinnamon rolls are great. The staff is friendly and engaging. The best part is the money...More

2  Thank Sandy W
Susan G, General Manager at Carpe Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Thank you for your review and very kind words. We work very hard to cook, serve and create the best we possibly can!

Reviewed 12 April 2016

We like to eat here for lunch alot. The soup is always good. The coffees are great. The hot teas are numerous so get yourself to this cafe and enjoy it. it's very eclectic and fun.

Thank Travelingfool08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 18:30
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Front St, Smyrna, TN 37167-2848
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 615-984-4040
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We are an artisan cafe with great barista drinks and teas - homemade food and dessert set in the heart of historic Smyrna. Carpe Cafe is part of a non-profit Fine Arts Education and Leadership programming of Carpe Artista.
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