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Cafe 1217

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1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-318-1094
11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Top quality chef owns this small quaint cafe. The food is top notch as are the desserts. She also has items in the refrigerator case prepared to take home for dinner. A little pricey, but worth it!

Thank RandomTraveler_12345
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this little cafe! All of the options are generally healthy, and all so delicious! I also love the flavored teas and variety of yummy desserts! Great cafe!

Thank Alyson M
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169 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Different menu items, which is something I enjoy more than my husband! Interesting dishes to choose from but a little higher priced than what we expected. Still, not too bad.

Thank Allison399
Abilene, Texas
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique establishment to enjoy a meal - meals are prepared fresh daily and include a unique variety of vegetables. Service is good and friendly personnel.

Thank FredAckelbee
Brandon, Mississippi
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very unique, healthy, fresh lunch. Wide variety on salads and vegetables; some with meat and others vegan. Great soups and large portions. We went their with friends who live there. They eat there a couple times a month.

Thank donovj
Little Rock, Arkansas
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to Cafe 1217 about five times now and it is always a treat. The variety is excellent, everything is fresh, and I always leave satisfied. My favorite is the sample salad! The white cheese poblano chicken salad is also awesome.

Thank RedTent1701
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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343 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I visit Hot Springs about twice a year, and each time I go, I hit the Cafe 1217 for lunch at least once (if not more)!! The food is THAT good! It's an interesting place with a large counter in the front at which one orders. Their menu changes monthly and in accordance with the season and what fresh produce... More 

Thank Massdane
Bloomington, Minnesota
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We just had lunch here for the first time. Visited on a friend's recommendation. Very good and a nice variety of dishes from which to choose. Will be back.

Thank Anthony M
Toronto, Canada
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I came here with my wife and two kids. My wife got an entree salad which was delicious! I got the chicken pot pie which was pretty good except some of the romaine lettuce on the side was a little wilted (but still tasted delicious, surprisingly). The dressing that came with the side salad was also crisp and refreshing. My... More 

Thank TorontoCanadaEh
Bartlett, Illinois
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Everything was so unique in flavor. We ate dinner here and returned for lunch the next day. It was that good! The four vegetables option was more than enough food.

Thank Michael J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, 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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Springfield, Illinois
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?