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Cafe 212

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212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
+1 662-844-6323
Mon - Thu 07:30 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 07:30 - 15:00
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Tupelo, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every experience at Cafe 212 has been exceptional. The sandwiches and salads (and the chicken casserole on special days) are flavorful and unique. Even the bread options for each sandwich are delicious. My personal favorite is the Pleasantville veggie panini - enough flavor to please even a devout carnivore. Will be going back again and again!

Thank Stephanie B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their lunch is served from 11-2 and is delicious. I have a couple of equally favorable selections. I love the chicken salad BLT combo with potato soup, fruit and a cookie or a garden salad with apple walnut chicken salad on top! The moonstruck and the pleasantville veggie (add turkey) are also fabulous! It's a cute place with friendly staff!!... More 

Thank Margaret B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service is first rate, everything is home-made and tastes like your eating at home (assuming that the food is good at home!).

4 Thank Avlaj
Fort Worth
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Downtown Tupelo is an interesting collection of architecture .. Both old and New Cafe 212 is conveniently located just across the street from the famous Reed's Department Store .. on Main Street .. Not far from Elvis Birthplace .. The menu is " Mississippi Casual " .. Hearty Soups .. FAT Sanwiches .. My personal favorite is the Turkey with... More 

2 Thank Michaelkstevens
Memphis, tn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Funky, quirky, cozy, vintage, comfy all describe Café 212. I had the chicken salad sandwich, turkey and mushroom sandwich and peanut butter pie....all fantastic, good value. Wish I could have tried the pimento cheese sandwich. Good friendly service.

1 Thank Michelle T
Spokane, WA
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Cute little cafe on Main Street Tupelo. The staff are just the friendliest and there's some great art on the walls. If it's nice enough you can eat al fresco. We tried the 3 salad lunch and were a little surprised that all 3 were scoops of no-leafy veggie goodness, but it comes with a pickle! The White Cheddar Pimento... More 

1 Thank RushCubFan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The service was speedy and the savory chicken salad was some of the best i have ever had. The outdoor seating is very nice but limited.

2 Thank jdv202
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cafe 212 has it down to a science. Every soup, every sandwich, every side. Order anything off the menu and you will be pleased. Don't be discouraged by a seemingly long line. The line moves surprisingly fast for a cooked-fresh lunch. A local staple.

2 Thank Amanda M

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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
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 15:00
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?