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Cafe 212

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212 W Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-3918
+1 662-844-6323
07:30 - 18:00
11:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 07:30 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri 07:30 - 15:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best downtown eatery in Tupelo for lunch. Amazing chicken salad and tomato soup. A great place to meet up with friends or a quick get away if you work downtown.

Thank jrebentisch08
Amory, Mississippi
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend of mine told me about Cafe 212 a few years ago. He raved about the chicken salad here. So when I'm in Tupelo, I call ahead and order a quart so my husband and I can have this for lunch for the week. They offer a Savory chicken salad which is of the salty variety and is really... More 

Thank Shawn3892
Tupelo, Mississippi
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent sandwiches, many unique but always great. The desserts are also wonderful, as is the potato salad.

Thank macy261
Tupelo, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are always busy but they are quick to get the food out and never have I been that I did not get a seat....love the atmosphere and the people that work there.

Thank Melissa S
Newport, Arkansas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to cafe 212 around a dozen times and it's the same every single time; Very, very good!! The menu is small; It's a sandwich shop with some soups and a few other items. They do what they do, and they do it well. The bread is the freshest you will find anywhere and the chicken salad is the... More 

Thank Rob J
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We popped over here for lunch while visiting the Tupelo Auto Museum. We had chicken salads (2 kinds, sweet & savory) a white cheddar salad, and the special...chicken casserole and side salad. Portions were good and prices very reasonable. Order at the counter and your meal is ready very quickly! Great, cute spot.

Thank Sandy L
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 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 

1 Thank Pat R
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

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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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

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 

1 Thank jamiejet
Ashford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

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

Thank Carrie A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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?