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1602 Hwy 351, I20 & Hwy 351, Exit 288, Abilene, TX
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6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food & Shopping

While service may vary from location to location, the food offerings are consistent throughout locations. This location has not disappointed in level of service. The shopping is part nostalgia, part holiday oriented, part travel fun for kids, and includes a little something for everyone.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
MiCro113
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Abilene, Texas
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69 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The service and food was awesome! The waitress went out of her way to help my kids surprise me with a special desert for my birthday.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is the worst if any cracker barrels I've ever been too, unfriendly, poor service and the food was awful, never again

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I was disappointed with Cracker Barrel I've heard so many good things about their food and service but the service was horrible they took forever when they brought me the food for me and my family the food was cold I touched it was cold the little bit oil that was on there the grease ...had already clotted that's how... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

While service may vary from location to location, the food offerings are consistent throughout locations. This location has not disappointed in level of service. The shopping is part nostalgia, part holiday oriented, part travel fun for kids, and includes a little something for everyone.

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Abilene, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Generally, a good, hearty "comfort food" breakfast with biscuits, sausage, eggs needs a good cream gravy to make it top shelf. Sadly, Cracker Barrel, or at least the one in Abilene has the nastiest tasting cream gravy, and that really spoils it for me. I would describe the taste being cream gravy flavored with artificial bacon bits. Yuck! If they... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I stopped here for breakfast this morning and was disappointed by how long it took to get served. The tables were almost all fully occupied at 7am but there were only two people serving. It took nearly 20 minutes before we could order and over 45 minutes to get our food. We expect breakfast to be a lot quicker than... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We have stopped at many Cracker Barrel locations up and down the road. We have found that most are consistently professional and with well trained staffs. We've also learned that the Cracker Barrel establishments that have long waiting lines, most likely have such a cheerful staff which makes it a place most likely worth the wait. I suppose you could... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stopped here for a late lunch while in the area. The service was wonderful. I don't believe I've had bad service at any of this chains locations. The food was good, nothing special but on the average side of the fence. The cucumber/onion/tomato salad was good but had too many cukes and not quite enough onion and tomato for my... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

If you need a reliable clean place to eat for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you know what to expect. The bathrooms are always clean.

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DeLeon TX
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

My husband's meal was messed up from the beginning. Other people refilled our tea or we had to ask our waitress for refills. Don't order the steak...it's definitely not a steak house. My dumplings came out cold. No potatoes (mashed or baked) at 5:30 pm on a Saturday!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1602 Hwy 351, I20 & Hwy 351, Exit 288, Abilene, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Abilene

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?