Celebrating 20 plus years in business, Michel Leny first opened Café Society in 1987, inspired by his father Maurice Leny, a Chef at Maxim's in Paris. October 2007 welcomed new owner, Chef Cullen Kent, graduate of Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. Cullen and Michel continue the tradition of International cuisine emphasizing Belgian influences and classic French food. Located in the heart of the beautiful Evergreen Historic District in Midtown Memphis, Café Society features innovative preparations of fresh seafood, veal, lamb and beef along with an extensive wine list for your dining pleasure. With its casual dining and bistro atmosphere, Café Society is affectionately known to many Memphians as simply "Café" and continues to be a favorite of many of its midtown neighbors.
Café Society has been the site of several weddings and hosts many rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and business functions. So whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want to enjoy a quiet dinner for two, Café Society promises to please your palate with freshly made menu items and an extensive wine list.
Best Known For...
Seafood bisque, bacon-wrapped shrimp, creme brulee, Brandy Alexander, Oyster Maurice.
Reviews and Awards
Best Restaurant-2003 Memphis Flyer Best of Memphis Poll. Memphis Magazine-Bronze Winner-Best French Continental and Bronze Winner-Most Underrated. Profiled in USA Today. Behind the Scenes Article i