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Cafe 1217

) #13 of 180 Restaurants in Hot Springs €€ - €€€ American, Cafe, Soups
1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-318-1094
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (53 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
“salad” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have stopped by there a few times with a friend that works in the area and have NEVER been let down! REALLY , good food in a friendly atmosphere . Interesting dishes, GREAT KEY LIME PIE! Prices are mid range and WORTH IT! I...More

Thank Tommie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything here was fresh and flavorful! Many choices and great food selection- so much more than just a soup, salad, and sandwich stop as the name might suggest. Best iced tea I've had- watermellon-peach, and you have to try the ginger lemonade! Tons of vegetarian...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I indulged in a most wonderful early lunch at Cafe 1217. It's all so beautiful and so delicious we always find it difficult to choose. This time I tried the pecan crusted catfish and a salad. It was great!! I had the...More

Thank Violetaster
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Whether you are looking for a great place for lunch/brunch or dinner, Cafe 1217 is the place to go. Wonderful salads and sandwiches, all homemade and prepared after ordered (not sitting in a cooler already prepared), soups and desserts! Wine and beer are also available....More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very very good. Had one of the best Greek salads I have ever had. Only negative is the soup was Luke warm. Service was very good and they really wanted to helpou

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

It's about 140 miles from my house to Cafe 1217 in Hot Springs. I enjoyed my food, the atmosphere and the employees so very much....I would drive there for dinner. The food is beyond outstanding

Thank RedwaterBev
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is a wonderful place to grab a bite. This was our first visit and we will return. My strawberry- mango salad was delicious. My husband was equally happy with his salad. The order @ the counter was a fun change, you'll see when you...More

Thank firstladyt
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We stopped in for lunch one day based on the reviews of others. Disappointing is the best I can say. The reuben and the BBQ were nothing special. Based on the prices I would rate this a poor value for average food.

Thank mtngolf
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Our 2nd time to eat here. Great lunches, but the desserts are a must stop and get kind...lemon bars, cookies, carrot cake...omg...so delucious. The food is great and the desserts are a bonus. Prices are good.

Thank Wiccapurr
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Salads and beer for dinner, and then ordered some of the homemade salads from the case and some meatloaf. The dinner was very very good and the meatloaf, asparagus/tomato and goat cheese salad was an excellent lunch today. They have plenty to choose from, all...More

Thank Wheretonext66
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Questions & Answers
25 July 2016|
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Response from Violetaster | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I just saw this. Mid range. It's not cheap but the food is supreme.
Natalie D
14 July 2015|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
They have wonderful, made from scratch desserts!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-318-1094
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