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Cafe Eclectic

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COFFEE DRINKS
2.7
Illy Drip
Illy's exceptionally roasted organic coffee.
2.45
Iced Toddy Coffee
Iced coffee using our 16 hour cold brew toddy system: perfectly balanced.
Small 3.5
Large 7
French Press
32 ounces of Fresh pressed Illy coffee.
2.75
Café Au Lait
Illy coffee with steamed milk.
3.45
Café Latte
Two shots of espresso with steamed milk, topped with frothed milk.
4.25
Mocha Latte (Dark or White)
Two shots of espresso, Monin chocolate sauce, steamed milk & whipped cream lightly dusted with cocoa powder.
Solo 1.75
Doppio 2.1
Espresso
The essence of coffee.
Solo 2.05
Doppio 2.45
Espresso Con Panna
Espresso topped with whipped cream.
Solo 1.95
Doppio 2.5
Macchiato Caldo or Freddo
Espresso marked with a covering of frothed milk (caldo) or served with a side pitcher of cold milk (freddo).
2.5
Americano
A double shot of espresso with steaming hot water.
A DROP IN
0.65
Monin Syrup
1
Specialty Milk
Almond milk, soy milk, breve (half & half) or heavy cream.
0.3
Side of Specialty Milk
0.3
Whipped Cream
0.7
Shot of Espresso
TEAS & SUCH
3.55
Chai Latte
Oregon Chai with steamed milk, topped with froth & nutmeg.
2.75
Hot Cocoa
Monin chocolate sauce with steamed milk & whipped cream, dusted with cocoa powder.
3.25
Apple Cider
Steamed cider topped with whipped cream & caramel, dusted with cinnamon powder.
2.8
London Fog
An earl grey latte with steamed milk lightly sweetened with vanilla.
2
Dammann Tea
Breakfast, Darjeeling, Earl Gray, Green Gunpowder, Green Tea with Mint, Jasmine, Jardin Bleu. Caffeine free : Herbal Peppermint, Chamomile.
SPECIALTY DRINKS
4.25
The Star & Micey
Two shots of espresso, a mixture of Monin white & dark chocolate sauce, topped with whipped cream.
4.25
The Karamel Sutra
Steamed & frothed milk sweetened with vanilla & marked with two shots of espresso & caramel sauce.
4.25
The Cinnful Jim
Two shots of espresso, vanilla syrup, cinnamon powder & steamed milk.
4.35
Crème Brûlatte
Two shots of espresso, vanilla syrup & steamed milk topped with whipped cream, caramel & raw sugar.
3.25
Mayan Cappuccino
Cappuccino with a kick! One shot of espresso, steamed & frothed milk with spicy chocolate topped with cayenne pepper.
3.25
Dancing Cappuccino
Espresso & milk on ice marked with foamed milk & raw sugar.
3.95
The Cocoa Capsaicin
Two shots of espresso mixed with Monin chocolate sauce and cayenne, topped with froth. A kick in a cup.
BREAKFAST
CAFÉ CLASSICS
6.5
Two Eggs any Style*
Two eggs poached, scrambled, or fried, served with your choice of toast or biscuit, & grits or tater hash.
8.5
Go the Whole 9 Yards*
Two eggs any style, served with your choice of toast or biscuit, grits or tater hash & choice of Porcellino's bacon or breakfast sausage.
8
Rachel's Breakfast Wrap*
Scrambled eggs, fresh bell peppers, caramelized onions, avocado, tomato, Porcellino's bacon & white cheddar in a warm tortilla. Substitute scrambled tofu & veggie sausage to make it a Vegetarian Rachel with tofu scramble. GO NAKED! A Rachel omelet with a side of toast or biscuits.
7.5
Sunny Tater Hash*
Fried russet & sweet potato hash with bell peppers & onions, topped with white cheddar, Porcellino's bacon, diced jalapeños, & a sunny side up egg.
6.5
The B.E.C.*
Ciabatta bun with scrambled eggs, Porcellino's bacon, & provolone cheese.
3.5
The Miriam
Limited quantity. For our dear friend: Delta Grind grits with diced jalapeños & white cheddar.
9
Bird N' Biscuit*
Two housemade open-faced biscuits topped with fried boneless hand-battered chicken and white country gravy.
OMELETS & SCRAMBLES
Comes with your choice of biscuits (limited quantity) or toast.
8
The Avalon *
Three egg omelet or scramble with Yoder Farms pork sausage, caramelized onions, fresh spinach, tomato, & white cheddar cheese.
8
The Garden*
Three egg omelet or scramble with tomato, spinach, bell peppers, red onion & sauteed mushrooms.
8
The French*
Three egg omelet or scramble stuffed with fresh spinach & white cheddar, topped with sour cream.
8
The Inigo Montoya*
Th ree egg omelet or scramble stuffed with grilled chicken, white cheddar, & pico de gallo.
9
The Kitchen Sink*
Three egg omelet or scramble with pork sausage, ham, bacon, tomatoes, spinach, red onions, mushrooms, bell peppers, jalapenos & white and yellow cheddar.
LIL ECLECTIC BISCUITS
Pint sized and old fashioned. Limited quantity.
3
Chicken
3.75
Bacon, Egg*, & Cheese
3.75
Sausage, Egg*, & Cheese
3.75
Veggie Sausage, Egg*, & Cheese
GRIDDLE
5.5
Pookie's Pancakes
Four of Pookie's most passionate project - pancakes.
5
Homemade Waffle
A traditional buttermilk waffle.
6
Bacon Waffle
Our traditional buttermilk waffle griddled & topped with Porcellino's bacon.
9
Chick'n -N- Waffles
Crispy fried boneless chicken breast on our traditional buttermilk waffle. Classic.
5
French Toast
Three slices of housemade ciabatta dipped in a cinnamon egg bath & griddled to perfection.
7
Stuffed French Toast
Two slices of housemade ciabatta french toast stuffed with Nutella™ & your choice of strawberries or bananas.
LIGHTER SIDE
6
The Funky Salmon*
Porcellino's Faroe Scottish cured salmon, cream cheese, fresh spinach, tomato & cucumber on a toasted English muffin.
9
Bagel & Lox*
Housemade bagel served with cream cheese, capers, sliced tomato, marinated red onions & porcellino's faroe scottish cured salMon.
7
Vegan Pancakes
Two large fluffy vegan pancakes topped with housemade honey granola and berries.
Cup 3.5
Bowl 5
Granola & Yogurt*
Housemade yogurt & honey granola topped with fresh berries.
4
Granola Cereal & Milk
House honey granola cereal & a cold side of milk.
Cup 3
Bowl 4.5
Uncle Andy's Scottish Porridge
Limited quantity. Made the highlander's way - scottish oats & brown sugar on the side.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
Diner, Healthy, American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

What a nice place for family discussion and good times! We went for brunch! Nice clean area with great food choices and fun menu titles!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank beckyh849
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you so much for coming in and for letting us know about your visit! We're delighted you enjoyed your time and hope to see you again!

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Getting in a local spot before beginning Open Rhodes with our daughter, this was the perfect start! The service was quick and kind, all the food was wonderful. The garden scramble was so full of yummy veggies and flavor! Their biscuits melt in your mouth...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Amyjudd
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Thank you so much for letting us know we succeeded on your visit! We love to delight! Rhodes is an alma mater for some of our team and we love to be so close to our Lynx family!

Reviewed June 8, 2018

Our visit was totally out of the blue, it was the beginning of Girls Trip 2018, planned by Nyeusi Travel and it was a great start to the day. The establishment is visually eclectic and funky. We were told that it just celebrated its 10...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

TravvelBug, Your funky review totally knocked our socks off. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us! Abby's a sweet heart and we're delighted she took good care of you. The Chicken Waffle and biscuts are two of my absolute favorites and I'm...More

Reviewed May 29, 2018

Café Eclectic in Midtown has become an almost mandatory stop during our occasional visits to Memphis. Highly recommended. Located near Rhodes College, it’s an artsy, upscale dinner that offers excellent breakfasts and brunch. Portions are adequate to generous, the coffee and biscuits are excellent, the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Yay! We love repeat Memphis visitors! It's so exciting to see familiar faces from far away places. You gave a wonderful description with great suggestions. Thank you so much as well for being so patient with us on our busier days. We are always working...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Saturday night around 6. Parking is minimal. Service was ok. There were at least 3 different sources of music playing at the same time which was annoying. One was almost all Michael Jackson. Pear and Brie panini was good. Eclectic Salad also...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 798sw
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2018

Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience, and the detail of time and date for your visit! If you'd be willing to share any more specifics we'd be very grateful as we work to address these failures with our team. Please...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018

Great for breakfast especially. My mom used to buy their granola in bulk. They have nutella french toast with you choice of banana or strawberry. Great coffee drink selection as well.

Date of visit: May 2017
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Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review Leila! We're so happy to have been able to serve you over the years. Hoping to see you again soon -- we'll keep the Nutella French Toast on standby for you!

Reviewed April 4, 2018

Stopped here one morning for breakfast, and I was blown away. I had the chicken biscuit, which was amazing. The hash browns were fantastic as well. Everyone had a great meal. The server was fantastic, and helpful. Do yourself a favor and stop in when...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MaxT2031
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you Max! With so many options in this great food city it's an honor to be your top pick for breakfast! Stop by again soon!

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Finding this business could be difficult and when you arrive the wait will be worth it. We learned about Cafe Eclectic because of 50 places to eat pancakes. F N recommended Pookie's Pancakes which were large and tasty and my wife ordered the vegan pancakes...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Richard R
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Richard! We didn't know about this! Thank you so much for the great review and for sharing your visit with. Us! We hope to see you again - and thanks again for sharing the news!

Reviewed March 3, 2018

I love going for a late lunch with my pup (there will be a little wait time). Plenty of choices for everyone from meat lovers to gluten free to vegan. I love the illy coffee and the rachel breakfast wrap.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Irene H
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Thank you Irene! What a great review! We're so gald you've enjoyed our options - we try to have a little something (at least a little) for everybody. Looking forward to seeing you and your pup again soon!

Reviewed March 1, 2018

It really is just hard to beat the really good Illy coffee and a great baked good or breakfast burrito. Super comfortable setting with friendly people.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank msudawg12
Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Eclectic, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! So glad you've enjoyed our illy... and the Rachel Wrap!

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