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“Cafe Society gets a face lift and food is still excellent!”
Review of Cafe Society

Cafe Society
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Ranked #116 of 1,538 Restaurants in Memphis
Price range: US$40 - US$40
Cuisines: European, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Poplar Avenue
Reviewed 10 July 2013

Café Society, one of my two favorite restaurants in Memphis, is getting a face lift. Non-smokers will love the fact that you can now enter the restaurant and be greeted at a hostess area without having to walk through the smoking bar area. There is fresh paint and wainscoting in a small dining area and the larger dining area has new walls and doors to a room that can seat 40 for a private dinner. The food is the focus for me so whether or not there was remodeling is not important. Saturday evening I had the soup special which was a chunky, rustic tomato perfectly seasoned with tarragon. The grilled grouper was amazing. My husband always has the same thing--wedge salad and the New York strip with pomme frites--he says it is the best steak he has had anywhere. Go--you won't be disappointed.

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Thank cathy s
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

Always a pleasant experience. The restaurant is never noisy, the owner and the staff attentive, and the food is first rate. The wine list is adequate, but nothing spectacular except for a rather wide selection of 1/2 bottles which is a nice touch. As noted by others, the décor could use some freshening, But all in all, you can't go wrong.

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Thank MemphisProfessor
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Reviewed 27 June 2013

The food is good. The location is great. Need to spend a few $$ and provide some TLC to the physical structure, carpet, and general upkeep. Great lunch and enjoy the menu offerings.

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Thank RobbieLeigh44
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

We have been to Cafe Society off and on for many years and have never had a bad meal. Like all restaurants, some meals are excellent but truly, none have been poor. We particularly enjoy going there on New Year's Eve and prefer the set menu with wine pairings as that is by far the best value and variety. We always go with others for New Years. The servers are nice and knowledgeable. I have been for weekday lunch but don't actually know about brunch.

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Thank trish1323
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Reviewed 17 April 2013 via mobile

It is always a good thing when the owner greets you at the door. The menu varies each month but the beer is consistent and the wine list has a good selection.
We have not had a bad dish.

Although not over elegant, it is great place for a romantic dinner or special occasion with friends.

And although we have not done it, the bar is always vibrant especially on a sports night.

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Thank dsober
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