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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, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
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Reviewed March 12, 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 February 2, 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 February 1, 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
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I have only been to this place a few times but it has always been so yummy. I've had something different each time I have been and it's always been great. Today I had the muffalletta sandwich and it was huge and delicious. Everything on...More

Thank goodgame123
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is another place that was recommended by a local. They have great sandwiches, salads, and desserts. We dined here at lunch time. Beer and wine are available. Salads are green leafy types as well as pasta type salads. There are numerous types of sandwiches...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

What a nice surprise! Lovely lunches. Three of us and one having to eat gluten free. A lot of gluten free options. Food was very good. A little on the pricey side considering no wait service. You have to order at the counter and return...More

Thank cjlom
Reviewed December 21, 2017

This cafe is great for lunch, brunch or dinner. Whether with a spouse or girlfriends, always great fresh choices, that are delicious. So many favorites, especially the fish tacos, salads, egg salad sandwich, and of course, any of the veggies or desserts in the glass...More

1  Thank Cathy C
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Really good food, yummy desserts! So glad we stopped in. Great meal! Had chicken salad on croissant and husband ordered Reuben. Both very good! Also had banana cream pie cheesecake for dessert—and wow! It was fantastic!

1  Thank JNA1980
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

I loved this Cafe so much I went for lunch two days in a row! Would have gone more if I had had more days. The staff was so wonderful and so helpful. They were so nice that I felt we became friends! The spinach...More

1  Thank Wahoo428
Reviewed October 18, 2017

This busy local favorite is a hopping lunch spot. Made from scratch, daily food that is as good for you as it tastes. Gluten free options are available upon request for salads and sandwiches. Cafe 1217 also serves some hot dishes, like chicken pot pie,...More

1  Thank Anna T
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, 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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