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1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
501-318-1094
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Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Wonderful food!

Okay the food here is wonderful. I had salmon salad and a little bread. When i walked in (even tho i later saw the "order here" sign) i was confused about where to order--when i asked they said yes at the counter but she didnt say where so i went to register and she took my order but told me... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
ritarealtor
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Arkansas
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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102 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Arkansas
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Okay the food here is wonderful. I had salmon salad and a little bread. When i walked in (even tho i later saw the "order here" sign) i was confused about where to order--when i asked they said yes at the counter but she didnt say where so i went to register and she took my order but told me... More 

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Hot Springs Village, Arkansas, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Group of women went here for lunch. Great selection of all tastes. Very good service and food. Will definitely go back.

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We went there for lunch and were not disappointed. They have daily specials and the food is fresh and delicious. I had the best chocolate walnut pie I have ever eaten. It was so good that we went back a couple days later just for dessert, but they had sold out of the pie (so disappointed). It’s not a cheap... More 

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Creston,NC
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My husband and I dined here and we love this restaurant. A healthy and delicious lunch. My husband said his turkey burger was excellent and my kale salad was delicious and beautiful. Be sure to try the ginger brew. All homemade.😊

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The Woodlands, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I both enjoyed our meals here. As a person who has celiac disease, I was happy to learn that they had gluten-free bread available for sandwiches and even use a dedicated toaster to toast the bread. My husband had the fish tacos and I had a turkey sandwich - both were delicious. You could tell this place... More 

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The owner of this restaurant is a chef! The foods are fresh and prepared for the day's service. This is a clique hangout and the atmosphere can be a little uppity and stiff from Hot Springs snobs who visit 1217 but take out is available. Food can also be carried home for those who missed your excellent lunch at 1217.... More 

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Carthage
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Got a 1/2 of sandwich and cup of soup to go. Took back to my room as I don't like dining by myself. Very good. Good service and very nice people.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Went based on Trip Advisor reviews and once again following this course of action was the correct way to go. If your looking for white table cloths and jacketed waiters look elsewhere. However, if you want fresh food prepared well, this is the place. First time but not our last. Both my wife and I found something to satisfy our... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

After three visits to Cafe 1217 over the past year, I recommend this restaurant enthusiastically. Everything I've tried has been fresh and delicious, and the rest of my family, including a moderately picky husband and a vegetarian daughter, has been very satisfied as well. Although there are always meaty selections, I would say this place is a vegetarian's dream. It's... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My daughter found this on her Samsung Galaxy Search and so we went at 6:30pm. The staff was helpful and also assisted us very promptly. They told us to sit and enjoy our food. They also helped me pick a plate for my husband to go. I fixed it up just as they said at our condo and he LOVED... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 501-318-1094

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?