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Magnolia Cafe

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12401 Bellingrath Rd, Theodore, AL
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Dining options: Seating, Takeout
Description: They served soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Very nice people and...
They served soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Very nice people and good food.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Experience and Good Food

This café was a pleasant and unexpected find. We were there on a Sunday morning on the way home from Dauphin Island. I chose the bean and ham soup and a chicken salad sandwich, while my wife had tomato Florentine soup and a half of a club sandwich. Everything was very tasty. The staff is quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
jrsmith8
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Monroe, Louisiana
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Monroe, Louisiana
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324 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This café was a pleasant and unexpected find. We were there on a Sunday morning on the way home from Dauphin Island. I chose the bean and ham soup and a chicken salad sandwich, while my wife had tomato Florentine soup and a half of a club sandwich. Everything was very tasty. The staff is quite friendly, and we conversed... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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336 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The cafe is near the entrance to the gardens and you should plan on eating before buying your tickets. Our party of four sampled a variety of items. My wife and I had the shrimp trio which consisted of shrimp, broccoli, and (canned?) peaches. Our friends each had excellent sandwiches with what appeared to be homemade bread. The shrimp and... More 

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Thank GreenLakerGA
Fort Walton Beach
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Hearty salad plates. I got the 3 salad plate with chicken salad, broccoli salad, & waldorf salad. Spouse got the shrimp salad, with broccoli salad, & waldorf salad. All very fresh, delicious, & filling. Also got the broccoli cheese soup & the minestrone soup. Price was decent, cafe clean, quiet, with nice view of courtyard. Staff friendly.

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Thank imahappy
Alexandria, La
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Cafeteria style, lunch/dinner special each day. Pretty good food, but it is still cafeteria style. Friendly staff, comfortable dining room, hot tasty food. They do have sandwiches.

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Thank Paul G
Columbia, Tn
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168 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Food was good, but prices were a little high, staff was pleasant. The tables were clean as was the silverware. A pleasant dining experience.

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Thank Richard R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stopped at the cafe for lunch after a 2 hour meander through the gardens. It was clean and spacious, and the staff were business-like but friendly. The food was pretty basic but good-tasting: sandwiches, soups, a salad bar, and desserts...with Coka-Cola products, of course, since Mr. Bellingrath was the first CC bottler in Mobile! The cafe is a nice... More 

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Thank Chrissy S
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Sandwich bar available. Each order has large portions and yummy bread. Large atrium area to eat in. I was there at the wrong time of year to be able to eat outside, but it was still very nice.

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Thank Linda H
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We each get the salad trio: shrimp salad, broccoli salad, and ambrosia. Service was very friendly. Good food for a decent price, and the view out the window was outstanding.

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Thank NewAdventurer2
Michigan
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222 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Staff here are very helpful and friendly. Offer homemade soups, salads, sandwiches and dessert. Nice open eating area.

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Thank DayBreeze
Pearl River, Louisiana
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

great food, service wonderful, staff just absolutely professional and charming;variety of hot and cold meals ;my favorite was the chicken salad ;The best!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12401 Bellingrath Rd, Theodore, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Theodore

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

They served soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Very nice people and good food.

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