Due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Cafe will remain open Monday to Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm serving guests To Go orders ONLY. The menu will be consolidated to only a few items, but they will still be made with the same quality of service and love. We apologize for any inconvenience this may make to you, and we greatly appreciate your understanding.
Named one of the “10 Best Restaurants in Memphis Right Now” in the latest Memphis Thrillist
When you eat with us, you’re helping fund free meals for those who are less fortunate. Now that’s something to savor!
Caritas Community Center & Cafe is as local as it can be. When available, we buy fresh produce, pasta, meat and fish from local suppliers.
We offer a Blue Plate Special each week day. Some recent favorites are: Pasta Bolognese, Coq Au Vin, Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf with Tasso Gravy, and Pan Seared Lake’s Catfish with Smoked Tomato Broth.
Served With Roasted Potato Salad
Bacon / Pimento Cheese/ Grilled Cheese
Comes with Balsamic and Arugula on sandwich
Ground Beef/Root Vegetables/Simmered in a Tangy Tomato Sauce/Brioche Bun
Marmilu Farms Burger
Marmilu Farms Beef Burger/Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle/Onion/Brioche Bun. Add cheese for $0.50 or bacon for $1.00
Black Bean Burger
Black Bean Burger/Lettuce/Tomato/Pickle/Onion/Brioche Bun. Add cheese for $0.50 or bacon for $1.00.
Grilled Cheese on Sourdough
American Cheese/Swiss Cheese/Sourdough Bread
Black Bean Burger/Fajita Mix/Chipotle Sauce
Comes with a choice of Tarragon-Shallot Dressing, Ranch, Creole Vinaigrette, or Balsamic Vinaigrette. Add Chicken to any Salad for $2.
Arugula/Dried Cranberries/Goat Cheese/Candied Pecans
Nice Little Salad
Fresh Mixed Greens/ Cherry Tomatoes/Carrots/Cucumber/ Candied Pecans
We offer a variety of fresh vegetables every day, which changes daily and seasonally.
Soup of the Day
Changes daily and seasonally
Mac Edwards’ Braised Collard Greens
Garam Rubbed Cauliflower With Smoked Vinegar
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Truffle Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Mac’s Roasted Potato Salad
Proudly Supporting the Local Economy
Caritas Community Center & Cafe proudly supports local companies, farms and individuals.
Third Plate Pastures – New Houlka, MS: Heritage Pork
Mcmerton Community Gardens – Binghampton Neighborhood, Memphis TN: Fresh Garden Produce, including a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables
Marmilu Farms – Jackson, TN: Pastured Chicken and Eggs, Pork and Beef
Old World Farms – Covington, TN: Fresh Vegetables and Produce
Claybrook Farms – Covington, TN: Beef
Grit Girl – Oxford, MS: Freshly Gained Polenta
Lake’s Catfish – Dundee, MSi: Catfish
New South Produce Company – Memphis, TN: Local Lettuces, Herbs, Potatoes, Vegetables, and Cheeses
Tamboli Produce Company – Binghamton Neighborhood, Memphis, TN: Fresh Pasta and Produce
Angela Knipple – Binghampton Neighborhood, Memphis, TN: Desserts
Sparkling River Pepper Company – Mt. Olive, Arkansas: Smoked Marconi Peppers
Rose Creek Farms – Selmer, TN: Lettuces
Fresh Greens Farm – Cordova, TN: Microgreens
Fenster Farms – Cordova, TN: Fresh Lettuce and Herbs
Compost Fairy – Memphis TN: Compost