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1020 S Us Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606
+1 830-833-4930
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and...
Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and have been open for about a month.
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  • 31
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent!!

We were in Blanco for a wedding and needed a place to have breakfast, we went in not expecting much and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was really, really good. Our favorites were the french toast and eggs benedict. The staff was super quick and extra friendly and the prices cannot be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Jordan B
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Houston, Texas
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We were in Blanco for a wedding and needed a place to have breakfast, we went in not expecting much and were very pleasantly surprised. The food was really, really good. Our favorites were the french toast and eggs benedict. The staff was super quick and extra friendly and the prices cannot be beat!

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Plano, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This restaurant is south of historic downtown Blanco on the east side of the road. It was worth looking for. I ordered the Pork Loin Plate & every single item on the plate was mouth watering good. The natural brown gravy, the real mashed potatoes, the flavorful green beans & even the homemade roll were each a delicious taste surprize.... More 

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Surf Side, Texas
Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Yes everything is home made and tastes that way. Don't expect that to happen in an instant- the taste is worth everything- we did Tilapia & Meat loaf specials- big portions fresh veg on site made roils. Yummy- bring the toddler.

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Blanco
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten breakfast here maybe 5 times in the past two years and the food has been consistently delicious- very fresh, creative dishes, homemade bread and very friendly service. Quaint, clean, a little small but have joined a party of 11 and were comfortable, treated great and served timely. Their breakfast makes it my Blanco favorite!

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Athens, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Omelet was outstanding toast homemade bread real potatoes Good service! Waiter kept tea full paid 7 bucks for meal Highly recommend if passing through

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Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Set in a converted house, the Chess Club Cafe offers excellent food, local people-watching, and wonderful service. Had they not been closed on Mondays, our last day in Blanco, we would have eaten there every day of our stay.

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Austin, TX
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Ate lunch Sunday 2015-03-01, arrived at 1305. Paid $19.38 before tip. Ordered pork loin and chicken fried steak dinners. Pork came with brown gravy; chicken fried steak came with white gravy. Both meals included mashed potatoes, green beans, and roll with butter. Pork was cooked ok and fair taste. Chicken fried steak was blah - not repeatable. Potatoes were thick... More 

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

There is not much room for parking or many tables, but the food is fantastic. I regularly get the chicken-fried steak/chicken and it is some of the best I've ever had (and I've had a lot of great ones growing up in central Texas). The salads are healthy and well done. The sandwiches are delicious and large and my wife... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you are ever passing through Blanco, TX, you must go to this cafe for breakfast at least once. The eggs Benedict over crab cakes was absolutely the best anywhere. Everything was delicious. What a gem.

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Blanco, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It may always be packed but there's a reason for it. It comes down to very good food and reasonable prices I would highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1020 S Us Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Blanco
  • Phone Number: +1 830-833-4930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and have been open for about a month.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?