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Cafe 212

212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
+1 662-844-6323
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (60 reviews)
“tomato soup” (13 reviews)
“white cheddar” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
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Reviews (168)
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best downtown eatery in Tupelo for lunch. Amazing chicken salad and tomato soup. A great place to meet up with friends or a quick get away if you work downtown.

Thank jrebentisch08
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine told me about Cafe 212 a few years ago. He raved about the chicken salad here. So when I'm in Tupelo, I call ahead and order a quart so my husband and I can have this for lunch for the week....More

Thank Shawn3892
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent sandwiches, many unique but always great. The desserts are also wonderful, as is the potato salad.

Thank macy261
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are always busy but they are quick to get the food out and never have I been that I did not get a seat....love the atmosphere and the people that work there.

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to cafe 212 around a dozen times and it's the same every single time; Very, very good!! The menu is small; It's a sandwich shop with some soups and a few other items. They do what they do, and they do it well....More

Thank Rob J
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We popped over here for lunch while visiting the Tupelo Auto Museum. We had chicken salads (2 kinds, sweet & savory) a white cheddar salad, and the special...chicken casserole and side salad. Portions were good and prices very reasonable. Order at the counter and your...More

Thank Sandy L
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This cafe came highly recommended to me as a place I had to go to if I was in the Tupelo area. Well here I am. We had the white cheddar pimento cheese and the moonstruck mushroom grill. Both were excellent and according to the...More

1  Thank Pat R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was on a coach trip heading down to New Orleans and we stopped in Tupelo. 32 of us descended on this cafe and they were absolutely delightful. Really friendly efficient service we were all served quickly with superb food. I had the tomato soup...More

Thank Kerima99
Reviewed 28 February 2017

To avoid the fast food strip outside of town, I chose this cafe in Tupelo's attractive and restored downtown for more authentic local flavor. The sweet young staff treated this old guy well. There is artwork and comfortable seating to help you to relax and...More

1  Thank jamiejet
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Best food since arriving in the US! Sandwiches and soup were delicious and the couple who own 212 were lovely.

Thank Carrie A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-844-6323
  • E-mail
Locally owned sandwich and coffee shop located in downtown Tupelo. Retro and eclectic atmosphere decorated with artwork from local artist. Free WiFi for customers