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Cafe 1217

1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-318-1094
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (31 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So yummy!!! The smoked salmon was on point. The Reuben was delicious too. Everyone was happy with their meals.

Thank Poohelton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate lunch here before the races. The food is delicious!!! Great selection of fresh items. I got the salad trio plate. Everyone enjoyed their food. We split the almond joy pie. As a secret artist with a chalkboard wall at my house, I loved...More

Thank TripVbarS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are watching our weight and wanted a light dinner. The oriental chicken salad was perfect! My husband said it was one of the best he’s ever had. It was fresh, crunchy with just the right balance of flavors. The staff were friendly and the...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter moved to Hot Springs several years ago. When I was visiting, she took me here. She said it felt like home. It did. Good fresh food. Quinoa salad, Turkey Ruben and gluten free and vegan options. It really did feel like home. Nothing...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a full day at the horse races, I drove the short distance to Cafe 1217. As a well liked place here on TA, I wanted to try it. The grilled chicken sandwich with caramelized onions/cheese was very fine.

Thank Nuttman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted a dinner that wasn't heavy. Each of us got exactly what we wanted, and more. I had a green salad with Green Apples, Chopped Walnuts, and Smoked Salmon. I was expecting shaved smoked salmon, but it was more like the smoked-fish I've had...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ate there and had only regular drinks, sandwiches and salads. Price = $70.00, are you kidding me? There was only 4 of us and we did not have alcohol or desserts. Just sandwiches and salads. The food was ok, just ok....More

Thank Cathy Y
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We heard good things and so went for lunch. A great spot. Clean and brightly decorated. The staff were friendly and efficient. You order at the counter and they call you when your food is ready. The food ranges from soups to salads to sandwiches...More

Thank Jays911
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Another hidden jewel pf Hot Springs The food is not delicious but always fresh The emplyees are friendly and helpful

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a weekday lunch. Food was fresh and flavorful. Service was attentive. The restaurant was recommended by locals and we're so glad because we wouldn't have normally landed here. We split a Ruben which was served with peanut pasta and we added a...More

Thank D0X1E5RULE
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26 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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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