For reservations and private party bookings call: 256-765-2234
Reservations gladly accepted but NEVER required.

Highly acclaimed Broadway Entertainer Ken Shepski, and Award winning Hollywood Producer/Director Doug Johnson (originally from Elgin, a graduate of Lexington High School and UNA), have opened an exciting new cafe for the Shoals with an entirely new concept.

Combining their talents for entertaining, cooking and customer service, The Sweet Magnolia Cafe is the perfect new restaurant in the Shoals. A mixture of a European Café with Southern Hospitality and charm in a relaxed, informal setting.

Whether an intimate dinner for two, or a group of friends out for an evening of dining, conversation, and laughter, The Sweet Magnolia Café makes every dining experience special.

The food is simply extraordinary and our wine list is a perfect compliment to The Sweet Magnolia Café’s American and Italian cuisine. Select a wine for everyday dining or from our spectacular reserve list. We also have a great selection of domestic and imported beers.

The Sunday Champagne Brunch is always an event at The Sweet Magnolia Café. Dine on our made to order crepes, omelettes and quiche while sipping mimosas.

Save room for our homemade desserts. We bake everything on premise daily. Custom items are also available for special order.

Catering and event planning are second nature to us. Let us know how we can make your special occasion spectacular.

"The Sweet Magnolia Cafe, a memory, each and every time..."

The Sweet Magnolia Cafe
1154 N. Wood Ave.
Florence, AL 35630-3012
256.765.2234

Starters Bruschetta Crusty garlic rubbed artisan bread with diced Alabama tomato, house-made pesto and fresh mozzarella. $6 Side Magnolia or Caesar Salad $6 Mac and Cheese Imported cheese blend and macaroni, topped with our crisp bacon topping. $6 The Magnolia Cheese Indulgence Melted imported Brie, house-made pesto, toasted artisan bread $9 Sauteed Prince Edward Island Mussels Steamed Mussels in white wine, garlic and butter. $10 Bayou Shrimp Remoulade New Orleans boiled Shrimp, chilled, with traditional remoulade sauce. $11 Fresh Blue Crab Cakes Our handmade Atlantic Blue Crab Cakes nestled atop jalapeno cilantro slaw. $12 Soup of the Day $4.50 Signature Pastas peggys eggplant parmesan Kens Moms recipe of her famous Eggplant Parmesan! Baked eggplant layered with lots of our homemade marinara and mozzarella cheese, served over linguini. $16 Chicken VeneziA LINGUINE Marinated Chicken breast sautéed with olive oil, white wine, sun-dried tomato, artichoke hearts and garlic, over linguine and finished with goat cheese. $18 bistro chicken mac and cheese Imported cheese blend and macaroni, backed with herb marinated chicken breast, topped with our crisp bacon topping. $18 Classic fettucini alfredo Fettucini tossed in our chefs special Parmesan and cream sauce. $13
Also available with: Spinach $15, Chicken $16, Shrimp $18
Bistro stuffed pasta A fresh variation prepared daily by our Chef! Entree Salads The Magnolia Salad Baby greens, sunflower seeds, golden raisins, cucumber, tomatoes and goat cheese. $10
With chicken $14 ~ With shrimp $16
Caesar Romaine lettuce, shaved imported Parmesan, garlic-herb croutons, tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing. $10
With chicken $14 ~ With shrimp $16
Caprese Alabama tomatoes and fresh mozzarella, drizzled with balsamic gastrique, olive oil and house-made pesto. $9 Smoked Salmon salad Crisp Romaine lettuce, artisan smoked salmon, shaved imported Parmesan, tomato and thinly sliced onion, served with a lemon vinaigrette $14 Seafood carolina Shrimp & grits Sautéed Shrimp in a Low Country cream sauce with mushrooms, caramelized onions and bacon, served atop Falls Mills stone ground grits. $21 Salmon Magnolia Grilled fresh wild caught Salmon, topped with lemon herb butter, served with Magnolia rice and sauteed French green beans. $21 peppercorn crusted ahi tuna Seared fresh Hawaiian Ahi Tuna encrusted in black peppercorns, served with braised red cabbage and bok choy, sesame noodles and soy glaze. $24 Land Chicken parmesan Parmesan encrusted Chicken Breast baked with our homemade marinara, fresh mozzarella over linguini. $18 Chicken Roulade Encrusted roulade of Chicken Breast stuffed with spinach, sun dried tomatoes and goat cheese, topped with a roasted red pepper sauce, served with Magnolia rice and sauteed asparagus. $19 Chicken marsala Marinated Chicken Breast sauteed in a Marsala mushroom demi glace, served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and sauteed french green beans. $19 Filet Mignon Grilled 100% certified Black Angus 8 oz. Filet seasoned to perfection, served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and sauteed asparagus. $26 Grilled double cut pork chop Double cut Frenched Pork Chop in a blackberry demi glace, served with Yukon Gold mashed potatoes and sauteed asparagus. $19

Consuming undercooked or raw meat, shellfish, poultry or eggs may increase risk of food born illness. Especially is you have certain medical conditions.

Salads THE MAGNOLIA SALAD Mixed greens, goat cheese, sunflower seeds, golden raisins, cucumber, roasted grape tomatoes
Add grilled chicken ~ Add grilled shrimp
CHICKEN CAESAR Sliced chicken breast, Romaine lettuce, shaved Parmesan, homemade croutons, tossed in our homemade Caesar dressing CAPRESE Fresh Mozzarella, fresh sliced tomato, fresh basil and pesto SALMON SALAD Romaine lettuce, smoked salmon, shaved Parmesan, roasted grape tomato, thinly sliced onion, in a lemon vinaigrette Main Crepes Thin pancakes filled with our Chef's selection. Ask your server for today's specials! CRAB OMELETTE Three large eggs, lump crabmeat, and our three cheese sauce three cheese omelette Three large eggs, cheddar, provolone and manchego cheeses the magnolia omelette Three large eggs, spinach, feta, and our oven roasted tomatoes quiche of the day Our Chefs daily preparation, served with mixed greens nova lox and bagel Choice of NY bagel with cream cheese, lox, capers, onions, and tomato crab fettuccini Fettuccini tossed with lump crabmeat in our homemade three cheese sauce

Consuming undercooked or raw meat, shellfish, poultry or eggs may increase risk of food born illness. Especially is you have certain medical conditions.

For reservations and private party bookings
call: 256-765-2234
Reservations gladly accepted but NEVER required.
We welcome walk-ins.

Hours of Operation:
Closed Mondays
Dinner
Tues, Wed, Thur 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Friday/Saturday 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Champagne Brunch
Saturday/Sunday 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM

Directions
The Sweet Magnolia Cafe
1154 N. Wood Ave.
Florence, AL 35630-3012
256.765.2234
256.765.2268 (fax)
Parking: Parking lot located across the street on Royal Avenue.
Street parking also available.


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