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Cafe 1217

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1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
+1 501-318-1094
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love their salads, and their sandwich wraps. I usually get their dirty martini salad and their apple ginger drink is really good. this place is really good for a light lunch.

Thank Joel S
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit this establishment for a wonderful sampling of salads and main dishes. The last visit we ordered the Salad Sampler to go. This was enough for 2 - lunches. Great variety and wonderful desserts. Clean and neat - order at the counter and find a table. Service is wonderful,

Thank FDandhappy
Shreveport, Louisiana
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Café 1217 is our favorite lunch destination in all of Hot Springs. We own a vacation home there and this is a restaurant we go to every visit. The food is fresh, prepared well, and always very well seasoned. The café is always clean and organized. Their menu changes every month and is always very interesting. We have eaten there... More 

Thank vintagebiker2016
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9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there for a sit down waited meal, it was more a deli type place. The food was prepared early in the day in a case they warm it up and you bring it to the table yourself. If I wanted warmed up food I would stay home and have leftovers. I don't know how you warm up food... More 

Thank gooch224
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful lunch place with great and plentiful salads and sandwiches. Service is fast and friendly. As much a deli as a restaurant.

Thank JoaquinCartagena
Hot Springs, Arkansas
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

Went to baby shower here.. nice room for a party. The food was excellent. ..have the bacon wrapped apricot

Thank Billieray1
Selmer, Tennessee
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

For a peaceful place to stop and enjoy a gracious serving of delicious food...this is the place. The food and desserts are heaven.

Thank sambutkovic
Waxahachie, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

We picked up sandwiches to eat on the road home as we thought this would be so much enjoyable than eating at some fast food place. And we were right it was wonderful to have such fresh sandwiches. Loved the orange slice and coleslaw.

Thank ljyarbo
Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Top quality chef owns this small quaint cafe. The food is top notch as are the desserts. She also has items in the refrigerator case prepared to take home for dinner. A little pricey, but worth it!

Thank RandomTraveler_12345
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21 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

I love this little cafe! All of the options are generally healthy, and all so delicious! I also love the flavored teas and variety of yummy desserts! Great cafe!

Thank Alyson M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901-6346
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 501-318-1094

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