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Cafe 1217

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1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-318-1094
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 11:00 - 16:00
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Dallas, Texas
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144 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very very good. Had one of the best Greek salads I have ever had. Only negative is the soup was Luke warm. Service was very good and they really wanted to helpou

Thank Jim S
Redwater, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's about 140 miles from my house to Cafe 1217 in Hot Springs. I enjoyed my food, the atmosphere and the employees so very much....I would drive there for dinner. The food is beyond outstanding

Thank RedwaterBev
Ann Arbor, MI
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135 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to grab a bite. This was our first visit and we will return. My strawberry- mango salad was delicious. My husband was equally happy with his salad. The order @ the counter was a fun change, you'll see when you go. Loved seeing all the selections and watching others decide... which is not easy ha.... More 

Thank firstladyt
Bismarck, Arkansas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch one day based on the reviews of others. Disappointing is the best I can say. The reuben and the BBQ were nothing special. Based on the prices I would rate this a poor value for average food.

Thank mtngolf
Hot Springs, United States
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Our 2nd time to eat here. Great lunches, but the desserts are a must stop and get kind...lemon bars, cookies, carrot cake...omg...so delucious. The food is great and the desserts are a bonus. Prices are good.

Thank Wiccapurr
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Salads and beer for dinner, and then ordered some of the homemade salads from the case and some meatloaf. The dinner was very very good and the meatloaf, asparagus/tomato and goat cheese salad was an excellent lunch today. They have plenty to choose from, all was very very good. I will be going back for sure. The desserts are very... More 

Thank Wheretonext66
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I love their salads, and their sandwich wraps. I usually get their dirty martini salad and their apple ginger drink is really good. this place is really good for a light lunch.

Thank Joel S
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We visit this establishment for a wonderful sampling of salads and main dishes. The last visit we ordered the Salad Sampler to go. This was enough for 2 - lunches. Great variety and wonderful desserts. Clean and neat - order at the counter and find a table. Service is wonderful,

Thank FDandhappy
Shreveport, Louisiana
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Café 1217 is our favorite lunch destination in all of Hot Springs. We own a vacation home there and this is a restaurant we go to every visit. The food is fresh, prepared well, and always very well seasoned. The café is always clean and organized. Their menu changes every month and is always very interesting. We have eaten there... More 

Thank vintagebiker2016
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We went there for a sit down waited meal, it was more a deli type place. The food was prepared early in the day in a case they warm it up and you bring it to the table yourself. If I wanted warmed up food I would stay home and have leftovers. I don't know how you warm up food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?