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207 W Stevens St, Van Alstyne, TX 75495-4305
(903) 482-5188
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Like Going in to Grandma's Kitchen Again

If your grandmother was a good cook, you may have childhood memories of tantalizing aromas wafting from the kitchen as she prepared family meals from scratch. The Durning House gives visitors the same look and feel. When you arrive you walk into a house where rooms are fitted with dining room... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
DebbieKeiser
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McKinney, Texas
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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If your grandmother was a good cook, you may have childhood memories of tantalizing aromas wafting from the kitchen as she prepared family meals from scratch. The Durning House gives visitors the same look and feel. When you arrive you walk into a house where rooms are fitted with dining room tables and chairs, lace table cloths, and vintage placemats... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Best kept secret in North Texas! The food is always superb. The rooms are nicely decorated, clean and cozy. The owners always go above and beyond to make sure your needs are met.

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Anna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I love this place! It is a bed and breakfast, but they are open for lunch Tuesday-Friday 11am-2pm. They usually have 2 entrees each day but I usually order the sampler which is a portion of both entrees so i can sample both. Yesterday I had Chicken Divan and Garden Spaghetti Salad along with strawberry spinach salad. They have a... More 

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Anna
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Lunch is Tues – Friday 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. We were warned to arrive early, as they only make a certain amount of food and once it's gone... We arrived a little before 11am, and walked in to charming antique decor and the smell of homemade bread. We were welcomed and seated immediately. I was told before I went... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My husband surprised me by reserving the Sunday House cottage on Valentine's Day 2/14/14! It was dark outside when we arrived and the restaurant facing the main street does not have much lighting since they are not open for dinner so we had trouble finding the driveway that takes you to the cottage behind the restaurant. This mild annoyance was... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

I shall write this as Mrs White went in asking if a table for 4 was available while my husband Mr. Black parked the car. The lady said yes, but when my family entered, Mr.Black and his sisters no one came to seat us. They looked our direction several times but never came to us to seat us nor give... More 

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Anna, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I took my wife here for Valentine's Day weekend. I wanted to surprise her. Since we live just a few miles up the road I knew she would never expect this. Even though the Sunday House is just a small cottage the coziness of the setup is perfect for a couple looking to get away from the hustle and bustle... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

On Thursday, Nov 13, 2014, a group of docents from Chestnut Square Historical Village in McKinney, TX, were visiting Van Alstyne, and had made reservations here. The menu was somewhat limited, as they had already run out of baked potatoes, but the food was still delicious. Four of our group had the lunch sampler, the other three had the grilled... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We rented the B&B for a weekend retreat. I had eaten at the restaurant years ago and found it charming, so I was disappointed to open the door to the Main House to a strong musty, old odor. We also rented the Sunday House -- and the odor was not bad there. At the main house, it was bad enough... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

We were traveling to Tulsa and wanted to find a place to eat lunch. THIS is the place. We had the chicken spaghetti lunch special, which came with an excellent spinach, mandarin orange and strawberry salad (poppy seed dressing). Then for dessert we shared a piece of spectacular coconut creme pie. Wow! All this for not much more than you... More 

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Address: 207 W Stevens St, Van Alstyne, TX 75495-4305
Phone Number: (903) 482-5188
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Alstyne

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  • Address: 207 W Stevens St, Van Alstyne, TX 75495-4305
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Van Alstyne
  • Phone Number: (903) 482-5188

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