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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)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice variety of foods. You walk in and see all of the selections in the counter. Beautiful salads on top shelf. They are priced per pound or You can pick 4 to make a salad plate. Bottom row has items such as chicken pot pie,...More

Thank cruise33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I happened upon this place while in Hot Springs. Every dish we had was fresh and delicious! I still dream about the Peanut Butter Pie. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Lois G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had everything from Meatloaf, Salmon and Cajun Fried Croquets. The cold salads were delicious. Key Lime Pie the best!

Thank Keeve S
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Poohelton
Reviewed April 6, 2018

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 March 28, 2018 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 March 28, 2018

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 March 28, 2018

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 March 27, 2018

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

1  Thank jon160
Reviewed March 18, 2018 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
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July 25, 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
July 13, 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, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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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