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Cafe Society

212 N Evergreen St, Memphis, TN 38112-5210 (Midtown)
901-722-2177
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Ranked #108 of 1,265 Restaurants in Memphis
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Price range: $40 - $40
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Cuisines: European, Continental, Contemporary, Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Poplar Avenue
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Baltimore
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My first time there. It is a comfortable restaurant on a quiet side street. The staff is friendly and very competent, without being intrusive. My meal was creative and delicious. I will go back.

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This gem of a restaurant, mostly frequented only by midtowners is one of the best midtown has to offer. If you don't see it on the menu, just ask...if Cullen has the ingredients, he'll make it for you.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is my "go-to" place for lunch as it is convenient to downtown Memphis and Midtown Memphis,too. Their bacon wrapped shrimp in a cream horseradish sauce is to die for! Served in a generous portion with a small side salad, it is perfect for when you want more then a grilled chicken salad. They have daily pizza offerings( although none... More

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Memphis
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

The interior is nicely done. Michelle is always excellent. The food, however, has been continuously on the decline since Michelle has left the kitchen. This is no longer a special place for us, as it once was. Unfortunately our most recent re-confirmed this. The food service was poorly timed, the steak was rare instead of medium rare and was uneatable.... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The space has been redone and looks much better. The food remains as good as always. Michelle is a charming host.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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175 reviews 175 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Food was very good. Wine menu was somewhat limited, although a few good picks moderately priced. Had a larger group and could have used a second server to speed things along.

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Memphis, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Interesting renovation and use of space but, I really miss the old CS. Enjoyed a date dinner in a packed house with gracious personal attention from the owner/chef. One dish was excellent and the other was not. Will try again.

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Decatur
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Found a deal on living social and it was our first visit to Memphis and we wanted to try a local restaurant. It has a nice semi romantic atmosphere, the food and service was great!

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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This was my second time at this restaurant and both times I've been impressed with the meal. I had a featured dinner (seared tuna and scallops with goat cheese stuffed eggplant) The combinations of flavors was unique and very tasty. Others at the table had Salmon w/ scallops served with pasta in a cream sauce (this is a menu item... More

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Munford, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Freshly prepared, unique, delicious foods. The owner and chef are personally involved in each presentation and are always happy to modify dishes to gluten free, vegan, or whatever you want. Charming old building in MidTown almost like a Paris sidewalk cafe. Welcoming bar area, and one of the best wine lists in town. Wait staff is great. Just can't say... More

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