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Taylor Cafe

101 N Main St, Taylor, TX 76574-3638
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Ranked #2 of 43 Restaurants in Taylor
Price range: $0 - $7
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
Long Beach, California
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124 reviews 124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
336 helpful votes 336 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The #1 rated bbq restaurant was closed, so we thought #2 would still be great. The 100-year-old building was interesting to see, in an otherwise deserted part of town. I'd say if you go there, it's for the old-time atmosphere, not for the food! The charming waitress thoughtfully brought us pitchers of water and iced tea, along with styrofoam cups,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

On this occasion I found this establishment's staff courteous, friendly and a very clean environment. This restaurant is located in what I consider the heart of Taylor, although the older part it seems like the ideal place to have a restaurant with a number of them closely located. The food ordered was very good and providing that Louisianan style taste... More

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Georgetown, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were returning on a trip and were coming thru Taylor. I had both read and heard of a great Bar B Q Place. it is a little hard to find, but it is kind of under and beside the railroad bridge downtown. its appearance will be shocking to most ladies and to older men, a reminder of days gone... More

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Liberty Hill, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Recommended by the locals as a great place for BBQ, be prepared to step back 50 years - the building is twice that old- the furnishings are minimalist- no air conditioning except the fans- the menu is simply barbecue. Delicious and memorable. Bring cash- plastic not accepted. The waitress left me a whole pitcher of ice water with my plate... More

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Austin, Texas
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I've been to Vincel's probably 30 times over the years and Vincel, the old owner (no disrespect intended, but he is old as he is over 90 and how many people do you know that age who are still working!!) has always been there working, making some of the best brisket, ribs, and sausage that we've had. Over the years,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I have a feeling not much has changed here in years. Truly looks like you've gone back in time! Fantastic food!!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Just got home from our first visit to Texas which was brilliant. Last Monday we decided to take the bbq trail in Taylo starting with the cafe. Wow what a great start....excellent welcome from very friendly homely staff. Got toeet the maon man who came and chatted with is about his life and how his excellent bbq all started. Had... More

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Taylor, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

a local individual that always considered this a very special treat, we usually would get a chance on late Sunday evenings to go by and pick up something for the evening meal. God Bless them always.

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Tampa, Florida, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Vencil came home from WWII and began smoking barbecue next to the train tracks...I know 'cause I spoke to him about his long career at Taylor Cafe. It's a nondescript ramshackle joint and it absolutely won't excite you when you walk in and see the ambience. But this 'cue is as good as the big names anywhere in Texas. The... More

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Taylor, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stopped by traveling through. Bar B Q here is always soooo consistant ! Brisket is just right of smoke, Chicken melt in your mouth and of course the Home Made Sausage like non other!! People this is the ONLY Bar B Q joint left around that still cooks on earth pits and DOES NOT have to wrap their meat in... More

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Additional Information about Taylor Cafe

Address: 101 N Main St, Taylor, TX 76574-3638
Phone Number: 512-352-8475
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Taylor
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 7
Cuisine: Barbecue

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