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City Cafe - CLOSED

19 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621-2657
512-285-9898
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Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner
Most recent review
- Aug 5, 2014
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22 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

City Café Is No Longer In Business. They closed several months ago. I do not know why they went out of business but I do know that when the ownership changed hands nothing was ever the same, including the food. We did not frequent City Café like we used to and even stopped going because of the food and the... More

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Elgin, Texas
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It has been a staple here for many years, but it has closed for business. Hear someone may open it again.

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Elgin, Texas
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Living in Elgin, I love the history of the building and the town. The food at City Cafe goes up and down with the owners and the cooks. The breakfast is always good and has several morning specials. The chicken fried stead is good and the atmosphere at the restaurant is great; there is so much history in the building.... More

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Giddings, Texas
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90 reviews 90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

The lunch buffet has a limited selection. When we were there, they had chicken fried streak, stuffed bell pepper, and BBQ chicken. The CFS was large and OK. They had a small salad bar, and mini cup cakes for dessert. The wait staff was very attentive. So, lunch was just OK.

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Elgin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Over the years City Café has been up and down. After deciding to try it out once again I was very impressed. The staff has improved tremendously, was glad to see the updated menus & friendly wait staff. Ordered the Lonestar Burger,by far the best burger ive eaten. Also, they have new buffet tables, which my friend decided to go... More

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Such a shame. Unfortunately this home town favorite has changed ownership; it will not be around in six months. At noon on Saturday, there were only five tables of diners - it used to be full. We had the chicken fried chicken; it was tough and the coating would not stay on. The green beans were canned. This has been... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

First the good: I grew up in a small Texas town, so I love to frequent local businesses. This one looked charming and felt like home. The young girl servers were sweet. My husband's burger and fries were delicious. And now the bad: there was a sewage smell coming from the women's bathroom. I realize in old buildings there can... More

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Elgin, Texas
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305 reviews 305 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Over the last year, the City Cafe's service has been deteriorating; food is now average but service is absolutely terrible.

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Austin
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97 reviews 97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Good home town cooking and great breakfast at down to earth prices.

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j98me2
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

Food is so so, service is somewhere between poor and good depending on the day. Only real reason to eat here is there are not a lot of good sit down comfort food places in Elgin. Best for breakfast. If I never go back I doubt I would be missing much.

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