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Magnolia Cafe

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12401 Bellingrath Rd, Theodore, AL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

The only things on the menu were ham, turkey or blt sandwiches, beef vegetable soup and your average disappointing salad bar.

Thank Shy77059
Alpine, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Our lunch after the garden tour and home tour was delicious! It tasted very homemade and yummy! Not too many choices to confuse me either!

Thank Sandymod67
Monroe, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This café was a pleasant and unexpected find. We were there on a Sunday morning on the way home from Dauphin Island. I chose the bean and ham soup and a chicken salad sandwich, while my wife had tomato Florentine soup and a half of a club sandwich. Everything was very tasty. The staff is quite friendly, and we conversed... More 

1 Thank jrsmith8
Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The cafe is near the entrance to the gardens and you should plan on eating before buying your tickets. Our party of four sampled a variety of items. My wife and I had the shrimp trio which consisted of shrimp, broccoli, and (canned?) peaches. Our friends each had excellent sandwiches with what appeared to be homemade bread. The shrimp and... More 

1 Thank GreenLakerGA
Fort Walton Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Hearty salad plates. I got the 3 salad plate with chicken salad, broccoli salad, & waldorf salad. Spouse got the shrimp salad, with broccoli salad, & waldorf salad. All very fresh, delicious, & filling. Also got the broccoli cheese soup & the minestrone soup. Price was decent, cafe clean, quiet, with nice view of courtyard. Staff friendly.

Thank imahappy
Alexandria, La
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Cafeteria style, lunch/dinner special each day. Pretty good food, but it is still cafeteria style. Friendly staff, comfortable dining room, hot tasty food. They do have sandwiches.

Thank Paul G
Columbia, Tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Food was good, but prices were a little high, staff was pleasant. The tables were clean as was the silverware. A pleasant dining experience.

Thank Richard R
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We stopped at the cafe for lunch after a 2 hour meander through the gardens. It was clean and spacious, and the staff were business-like but friendly. The food was pretty basic but good-tasting: sandwiches, soups, a salad bar, and desserts...with Coka-Cola products, of course, since Mr. Bellingrath was the first CC bottler in Mobile! The cafe is a nice... More 

Thank Chrissy S
Marshfield, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Sandwich bar available. Each order has large portions and yummy bread. Large atrium area to eat in. I was there at the wrong time of year to be able to eat outside, but it was still very nice.

Thank Linda H
Georgia Coast, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We each get the salad trio: shrimp salad, broccoli salad, and ambrosia. Service was very friendly. Good food for a decent price, and the view out the window was outstanding.

Thank NewAdventurer2

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe, Soups
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12401 Bellingrath Rd, Theodore, AL
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Theodore
They served soups, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. Very nice people and good food.

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