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Crepe Myrtle Cafe

1192 S Donahue Dr, Auburn, AL 36832-5848
+1 334-319-1381
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“crepes” (92 reviews)
“greek chicken” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1192 S Donahue Dr, Auburn, AL 36832-5848
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So good - stuck in the middle of Bloomin Colors Garden Supply - it is amazing and has the best cinnamon rolls EVER - and try the conecuh sausage wraps YUMMY - I heard they were moving so watch for that info - sit outside...More

Thank Jana T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, Crepe Myrtle, the iconic garden cafe that thrived for many years in this little college town because it was unique, beautiful, welcoming, girls hangout, gathering place, independently owned, has shut its doors. In its place, the “smart” city planners of Auburn approved yet another...More

Thank Marge G
Reviewed April 23, 2018

It's like eating on your favorite aunt's back porch. The food is good, if a bit eclectic. A little on the pricier side, but not too bad. An enjoyable lunch for two or three friends. Unpretentious. Basic. And you get to see some beautiful seasonal...More

Thank FOODIE-4-the-Masses
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This cafe may well be one of Auburn's best kept secrets! The restaurant sits hidden behind Bloomin Colors landscape and garden supply store. If you have never had a crepe then you need one right now! Nice muffins, pastries, and coffee to accompany a unique...More

Thank faithtitan
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Wow. Did not expect this to be such a fantastic spot. Front porch if you like it cool, back porch for the sun, live chickens puttering about because, well, just because. Tried the chicken salad crepe and fajita crepe - incredible. The southwest chicken soup...More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Crowded yet charming spot known for their crepes. Other reviewers had suggested the stuffed squash so I ordered that alongside my crepe. I’m glad I checked Trip Advisor and saw this! The squash was cheesy and different from any I’ve tried!

1  Thank LFH17
Reviewed January 27, 2018

Quite the eclectic spot. Like a country store with a restaurant imbedded. And, a garden center, to boot! A delicious breakfast, and a unique offer. Most everything comes with a crepe. The "Mexican" crepe was delicious. Scrambled eggs, tomato, lettuce, and of course, wrapped with...More

1  Thank Pineapples-a-Plenty
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Eating in a garden with chickens running around, strolling the walks in the garden center, shopping local farm fare - you get all this at Crepe Myrtle Cafe. It's an experience as much as a restaurant. The crepes are very good and even have desert...More

1  Thank goldendiv
Reviewed January 19, 2018

We were in the area for a wedding and sought out somewhere to have brunch before driving home. There is an abundance of seating both indoors and outdoors, the latter of which is particularly enjoyable as it is in a garden. Indoors they sell local...More

Thank Loren R
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is great! I love sitting outside on sunny days, enjoying the great and fresh food they have.

Thank Sandra H
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sdence1987
August 29, 2015|
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Response from AUTiger62 | Property representative |
Yes, we do! We have gluten free crepes! Also, you could choose to have a crepe as a salad, too! And, while we have gluten free crepes, we do not have a way to cook the crepes on a dedicated grill so there could be wheat... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$7 - $12
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1192 S Donahue Dr, Auburn, AL 36832-5848
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 334-319-1381
Description
This cafe is tucked in a nursery called Blooming Colors. Part of the restarant houses a farmers market of locally grown vegetables, cheeses and jams. The cafe is so charming and the deserts fantastic. We were in Auburn for a swim meet and we wanted something sweet after dinner, we found the Crepe Myrtle Cafe and our sweet tooth was satisfied. We split a lemon bar on the way back to the hotel, it was decadent. We also took a slice of carrot cake and a chocolate toffee desert both were insanely good. When we left on Sunday we stopped by and got a slice of key lime pie and a crepe stuffed with strawberries, bananas and nutella both were as delicious as the deserts on Saturday. What a special place - you've got to check it out!!!!
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