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Cafe Ole'

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Cooper Young Community Association
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959 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5612
+1 901-343-0103
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Can not say enough about this quaint place. They have an open air patio between 2 buildings where we sat. Clean, food was very tasty and the service was pretty good for a party of 9. Chips and salsa were some of the best I have ever had. If we ever go again we will just order off the appetizer... More 

Thank LawrenceTD1515
Memphis, Tennessee
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70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

very good mexican and wide open dining and patio. whether you sit inside or out the way they opened the restuarant up you feel as though you are outside. Fun atmosphere.

Thank robhendry
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We stop in a couple times a year. This attempt we discovered that they charge for parking. Place mostly empty. Had a beer and left. Hope the parking business is better than their food or they will be gone soon.

Thank beenthere34
Germantown, Tennessee
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63 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great patio, fun bar scene, food is pretty good. Located on the corner of Cooper and Young. Parking is behind the restaurant and you may have to pay but the restaurant validates it if you eat there.

Thank njs1062
Memphis, Tennessee
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The best thing I can say about Cafe Ole is that it has a great patio. They've really cleaned up and opened up the restaurant. The margaritas are still very acidic & just Ok. Food is merely adequate...I typically only have the bacon wrapped shrimp because it is consistently good - other items are inconsistent. The new chips are awesome,... More 

Thank James H
Memphis, Tennessee
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Hubby & I love this place. It is and has been one of our staple favorite places to go ...anytime! Brunch is great on Saturday & Sunday mornings.The Pork Belly Benny--mmmm & a great Bloody Mary--double mmmm. The outdoor patio is a lovely spot to enjoy good company, good food, drinks and live music. Late nite dinner-also good;pretty much anytime... More 

Thank Squashmom901
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My best friend wanted to go to Cafe Ole for brunch for her birthday. We got there around 2p. We were told previously that the cut off time for brunch would be 3p; however, as we were seated, they told us brunch was over because the grill person went home. It took us no time to be seated; however, we... More 

Thank Maressia R
Little Rock, Arkansas
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84 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Good times. Great food. Staff was friendly. Overall a great place. To go/souvenir cups are a plus too.

Thank Brennan A
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Can't go wrong with margaritas and queso. The service is always friendly and the atmosphere isn't the typical mexican restaurant. It's a bar with a fancy patio. You begin to feel like you're in an episode of Cheers. Every day is different from the next. It's always fun and inviting. There are plenty of tvs to watch sports and occassional... More 

Thank Dorcus M
Ripley, Tennessee
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188 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Ole has been around the Cooper-Young neighborhood of Memphis forever and is on the corner of Cooper and Young. It's typical Tex-Mex bar food, nothing exceptional but edible. Mainly it functions as a neighborhood bar. The servers are always friendly and it's comfortable.

Thank fetzerm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 S Cooper St, Memphis, TN 38104-5612
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Cooper Young Community Association
  • Neighbourhood: Cooper Young Community Association
  • Phone Number: +1 901-343-0103

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