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Cafe Society

212 N Evergreen St, Memphis, TN 38112-5210 (Midtown)
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Ranked #122 of 1,263 restaurants in Memphis
Price range: $40 - $40
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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73% Recommend
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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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30 reviews 30 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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Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
103 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
Top Contributor
162 reviews 162 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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Memphis, Tennessee
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70 reviews 70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Café Society, one of my two favorite restaurants in Memphis, is getting a face lift. Non-smokers will love the fact that you can now enter the restaurant and be greeted at a hostess area without having to walk through the smoking bar area. There is fresh paint and wainscoting in a small dining area and the larger dining area has... More

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