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Cafe 212

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212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
+1 662-844-6323
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This cafe came highly recommended to me as a place I had to go to if I was in the Tupelo area. Well here I am. We had the white cheddar pimento cheese and the moonstruck mushroom grill. Both were excellent and according to the owner are two of their best sellers. We also had a side of potato salad.... More 

Thank Pat R
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a coach trip heading down to New Orleans and we stopped in Tupelo. 32 of us descended on this cafe and they were absolutely delightful. Really friendly efficient service we were all served quickly with superb food. I had the tomato soup with the 1/2 cheese bagel. The soup was excellent obviously home made with pieces of... More 

Thank Kerima99
New Orleans, Louisiana
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To avoid the fast food strip outside of town, I chose this cafe in Tupelo's attractive and restored downtown for more authentic local flavor. The sweet young staff treated this old guy well. There is artwork and comfortable seating to help you to relax and to enjoy their delicious coffee and homemade baked goods. Next time in Tupelo, I will... More 

Thank jamiejet
Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best food since arriving in the US! Sandwiches and soup were delicious and the couple who own 212 were lovely.

Thank Carrie A
Boulder, Colorado
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Today I stopped in for an early lunch. I ordered a chef salad, which was very reasonably priced. When it arrived it was clear why it was so reasonably priced - heavy on the lettuce, light on other ingredients. Not a very interesting salad but the ingredients were fresh and the salad was served quickly. I'm certain that other much... More 

Thank Bob B
Tupelo, MS
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

If you are looking for a great place to grab lunch downtown, you can't beat this little cafe. Just be sure that you get there before 2 PM if you want lunch, otherwise you might have to settle for coffee and desert.

Thank MStyles
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I love coming for business in Tupelo! Main Street is full of great places we've tried! All good! But for a quick lunch with great service, casual outdoor seating and great food, this is the place!! I had the half sandwich, the Moonstruck portobello mushroom and turkey with mozzarella cheese, pesto mayo on toasted sourdough bread! Plus... More 

Thank Debbie K
Hoover, United States
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

We often stop to eat in Tupelo. We saw that Trip Advisor ratings suggested this cafe would have the best sandwich in town. I had "The Labowski" with potato salad and a cup of tomato soup. Everything was excellent! And it 65 degrees in January so we sat at one of the front outdoor tables. We will be back.

Thank Gary K
Tupelo, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Cafe 212 is my favorite downtown lunch spot. The sandwiches are consistently yummy and the staff are top notch. I recommend this cafe to all my customers.

Thank jvhart
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Tupelo, Cafe' 212 should be on your "can't miss" list! The atmosphere is fun, and the food is unbeatable. If you are lucky enough to be in town on a Friday, try Mama's Chicken Casserole. In fact, you'll love it so much that you'll buy a pan to keep in your freezer for later! You also... More 

Thank Rachel W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: +1 662-844-6323
Locally owned sandwich and coffee shop located in downtown Tupelo. Retro and eclectic atmosphere decorated with artwork from local artist. Free WiFi for customers

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