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Cafe at the Ridge

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13439 S Ranch Road 783 (Harper Road), Kerrville, TX 78028
+1 830-896-0420
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: The Cafe at The Ridge is a place to gather, not just around a plate of...
The Cafe at The Ridge is a place to gather, not just around a plate of great food, but around each other. The Ridge offers a place to share stories over a glass of sweet tea and a chicken fried steak. All of our delicious family recipes are created using only the freshest of ingredients and are perfect for the whole family.
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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Food, Fun People, Scrumptious Bakery, Beautiful Surroundings, Lovely Gardens

We've been eating here for a while. The food, especially the chicken fried chicken, is awesome. The staff…well, I really can't call them "staff". It is too impersonal. They treat you like family. And the bakery. Oh, words escape me! The pies are just like my Mother made, and she was the best. Where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
carla r r
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Kerrville, Texas
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English first
Kerrville, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We've been eating here for a while. The food, especially the chicken fried chicken, is awesome. The staff…well, I really can't call them "staff". It is too impersonal. They treat you like family. And the bakery. Oh, words escape me! The pies are just like my Mother made, and she was the best. Where else can you go and ask... More 

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DeR
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stopped in for lunch here as we were looking at properties in the area. While it is a cafe, bakery, plant nursery, & gift shop all on a plot of land, my review is strictly focused on the cafe. Our waitperson was very nice. She paid attention to us but didn't "hover" which was appreciated. We ordered a couple... More 

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

We appreciate you providing us with valuable feedback M C. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal for the most part and we apologize for the parts that you did not enjoy quite as much. We invite you to come back again soon and give us another try! Best, The Cafe at the Ridge Family More 

Gulfport
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It reminded me of one of the California communes of the 60's but way cleaner. It is mostly a plant nursery but real cutesy charm and small gift shops. The best part of the place is the restaurant and bakery. It was a beautiful afternoon so we chose to eat outside on the front porch and enjoy the Hill Country... More 

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

JCAPO85, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review. It is much appreciated and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal. We look froward to seeing you again in the near future! Best, The Cafe at the Ridge Family More 

Montgomery, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The moment you enter the Cafe at the Ridge, you are hooked if only for the aroma of bakery goodies. The Chicken Wrap I had was very good. The side of broccoli was fresh and appeared to be steamed. Husband had chicken fried chicken with white cream gravy and fries. There was nothing left on either of our plates. I... More 

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful review and kind words! We are delighted to see you and your husband enjoyed your meals and left room for our delicious carrot cake. We all take pride in our work and the grounds here and we are grateful to see you appreciate that hard work and commitment. That's very exciting that you... More 

Kerrville, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you like great food and a great view this is your place. This place is between Kerrville and Harper. It also has a garden where you can walk around after your meal.

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, whuxii! We’re delighted to see you enjoyed the food, view and gardens here at The Ridge. We greatly appreciate your recommendation and hope you’ll visit us again soon! Best, The Café at The Ridge Family More 

Spring, Texas
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We ate breakfast here on a Sunday morning. The service was great and it was a lovely little cafe. Our food was pretty good too! :)

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, Melissa. We are very happy to have had you visit us for breakfast this past weekend, and we’re thrilled to see you had a great experience with us. Thank you for your kind comments and we hope you’ll visit us again in the future! Best, The Café at the Ridge Family More 

Ingram, Texas
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157 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Wow! The food is delicious here! They have good variety and it is prepared beautifully. Their cream pies are to die for and they offer a very large selection of home-made cookies. I understand that they make their own ice cream but we didn't try it. They also offer Texas wines by the glass.

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, Debbie! We are delighted to see you love our food and homemade desserts, especially our cream pies! We just started making our own ice cream, so we hope you’ll stop in again and leave room to give it a try. Thank you again for your kind words and warm recommendation and we... More 

Kerrville, Texas
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86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We have visit Cafe at the Ridge multiple times and sampled there food at lunch, so we ventured out for a evening of music and food. The meal was okay and it took a long time to get our food but we had entertainment such as it was. Hopefully it better on other nights, but the performer on this evening... More 

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Hello David, Thank you for your review and for visiting The Ridge on multiple occasions. We’re sorry to see you did not thoroughly enjoy your dinner and entertainment here recently, but we are happy to see you love other aspects of our establishment including the bakery and atmosphere. We have many live music acts on the weekends throughout the month,... More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The food and service are always good. Now that spring is here the garden center is stocked and beautiful. There is also a gift shop in the garden center.

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Hi SandyML262, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We greatly appreciate your recommendation and we’re thrilled to see you always like our food and service. Also, thank you for giving our gardens a shout out – they are looking great with the return of spring! We hope you’ll come and visit us again... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

Just went tonight for our first visit. Food was fantastic. Took home lots of baked goodies. Also tasted phenomenal. However it seemed like since we were not regulars we weren't really important to the servers/ management. We waited more than ten minutes just for our drinks. Being a server myself, I didnt see any excuse for it. The decor and... More 

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Billy L, Manager at Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, aoaruok09, and thank you for stopping in for your first visit. We are thrilled to see you loved the food and baked goods you took home, and apologize for the wait you experienced. We're very disappointed to see you didn't thoroughly enjoy your service here as it is our goal to make all of our... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe at the Ridge

Address: 13439 S Ranch Road 783 (Harper Road), Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone Number: +1 830-896-0420
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kerrville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13439 S Ranch Road 783 (Harper Road), Kerrville, TX 78028
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kerrville
  • Phone Number: +1 830-896-0420

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $15
  • Cuisine: American

Description

The Cafe at The Ridge is a place to gather, not just around a plate of great food, but around each other. The Ridge offers a place to share stories over a glass of sweet tea and a chicken fried steak. All of our delicious family recipes are created using only the freshest of ingredients and are perfect for the whole family.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?