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Cafe 123

123 S 8th St, Opelika, AL 36801-4913
+1 334-737-0069
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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123 S 8th St, Opelika, AL 36801-4913
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

In town for the weekend at Convention hotel (review) Had dinner here Fruday night. 5 stars plus I have Ceaser salad and added Filet. They use yummy grade of meat. Really good job med rare My husband had the spring chicken and LOVED THE SAUCE...More

Thank BandCTravel
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great food which is always consistent if not varying. You can never go wrong here. Great waiter/waitress service by knowledgable and courteous staff. Lovely intimate atmosphere.

Thank M4472JFgeorgep
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I'm an Opelika native just moving back to the area. My wife and I were invited to a friends birthday celebration on Saturday night, and after hearing good things about Cafe 123 we were excited to try it. After sitting for quite a while with...More

Thank jlniv
Reviewed 16 December 2017

This is an excellent eating place located in the heart of downtown Opelika. Upon entry you'll love the warm and romantic atmosphere. The tables are nicely spaced and the sound level excellent. The menu is varied and offers a wide choice of entrees. I had...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This is a very romantic little spot to get away for couples night. The food is good the prices is a bit much.

Thank peaceinjesus
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We stopped here for lunch on a Sunday, just passing through. Various places to eat but we chose this one - excellent choice. There were light meals and a brunch menu. I had the Southern omelette and my husband had the shrimp Po'boy. Both delicious....More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had been waiting to eat here for a while and the time finally came! I had the pleasure of eating a Sunday brunch. We tried all appetizers (avo toast, fried chicken skins, pimento cheese plate) and all were delicious. GET THE FRIED CHICKEN SKINS....More

Thank java2282
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went this past week to Cafe 123 and it was delicious. I had shrimp and grits and they were great. Lots of nice sized shrimp and pimiento cheese which was surprisingly tasty. The others in our group had beef and said it was delicious....More

Thank barbarabdavis
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived early and was seated immediately. Service was slow but in a southern kind of way. Waiter was knowledgeable. Fried asparagus was fantastic I was told by my daughter and my bourbon salmon was great. A lot of food on each plate. A little pricey,...More

Thank ThWhite
Reviewed 28 July 2017

What a delightful Sunday brunch was at Café 123 in Opelika. They serve real brunch with a separate menu from 11 until 2. It’s not lunch plus a few other dishes. Their wine list is available plus a mimosa and bloody Mary bar where you...More

Thank Jim S
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10 January 2018|
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Response from barbarabdavis | Reviewed this property |
It's a nice restaurant and we wore business casual, but we saw others there in jeans and more casual clothes.
7 July 2015|
Response from Charles W | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 S 8th St, Opelika, AL 36801-4913
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Opelika
  • Phone Number: +1 334-737-0069
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Experience fine dining without formality. Featuring casual lunches and elegant dinners, Southern and Continental fare set in historic Downtown Opelika. Full bar available. Mon—-Sat 6pm-10pm. Reservations accepted.
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