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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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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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146 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 3 January 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 2 January 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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 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 January 2017 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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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

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

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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
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?