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Cafe 1912

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243 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-4222
901-722-2700
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5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 4
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe 1912

We eat at 1912 often and only one time has an item not been to their high standards. The food is good, the service involved but not overly and the prices are just right for a night out without going broke.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We eat at 1912 often and only one time has an item not been to their high standards. The food is good, the service involved but not overly and the prices are just right for a night out without going broke.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Cafe 1912 is not the newest or the trendiest, but it is undoubtedly one of the most dependably outstanding restaurants in Memphis. Excellent food, wonderful service, authentic bistro ambience. My husband and I venture out and try the new places occasionally, but we always come back to 1912 when we want a good meal. Start with their caesar salad with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Our first time at Café 1912. We had a special pasta and a fish dish with lentils along with Profiteroles with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce for dessert . The food was delicious. The wait staff was attentive and accommodating. Nice cozy atmosphere without being too formal. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We order the soup, which was their special for the evening; Sausage and chicken gumbo. All 3 of us had it and none of us found any sausage or chicken in our dish. In fact, the gumbo was devoid of it's key ingredients and very bland.........I informed the waiter of our observations and he said something to the effect of,... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I go to 1912 maybe 4 times a year and sometimes the food Is average and sometimes excellent. This past Wednesday my entire party was raving at how good the food was I was pleasantly surprised.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Worst restaurant I ever ate in. We should have walked out when we were served warm bread dough and not bread. When we told our server, all she she was I know the bread is not good, something happended to the bread today. WHAT? Someone is going to get very sick on raw bread dough. How about no garlic and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Plenty of variety and diversity. Recommend the chicken with pomme frites, mussel appetizer and the burger. Consistently, good meals at Cafe 1912.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Went there for diner on a friend recommendation's. The homemade pate was real good, meaty and flavorful. Had a great dish of fish to follow. All was fresh, well cooked and the service attentive whilst not over done. Will be going back. Dessert were tempting and I will try on my next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The salmon dish during dinner and the egg benedict during brunch are by far the best in the city. Wonderful atmosphere and great service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Have been here quite a few times now and every experience gets better. Most have been two to four people and once with a supper club of 12. Great service every time. Inexpensive bottles of wine are a hit. I must admit I am a French Bistro fan. Mussels in white wine are excellent, arugula salad is my favorite anywhere.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 243 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-4222
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 901-722-2700
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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