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Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

1714 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Please add this restaurant. It is rated #3 on Urbanspoon.com and we tried it while on vacation because of their good rating. It's a fantastic place to eat.
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English first
Corpus Christi, Texas
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Good variety of food for everyone. I had eggs with fruit and griddle toast only to find out it was french toast and it was fabulous!

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10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Hester's was a "must see" on our list of things to do in Corpus Christi. And am I glad we went - amazing coffee!! We only had breakfast, but the menu was quite extensive. We had eggs, toast, fruit, oatmeal. Make sure this is on your to-do list as well.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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360 reviews 360 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is the kind of place you would expect to find in a much bigger city like San Antonio or Austin. It has a varied menu and I would say the breakfast and the coffee were good to excellent. We would definitely go back. My only complaint was that I ordered the "Garden of Eaten" which claimed to be topped... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have had their food several times.. Is OK. Almost as if they try too hard. Try to get too fancy. For example.. They serve a BLT made as a pannini that for some reason they feel the need to add avacado. The sandwich without avacado is OK.. Nothing special though. Overall I suggest you look at the menu online before... More 

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South Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've only ever been here for lunch twice. Cute location, but for some reason I just don't get comfortable eating here. I've gotten the sun dried turkey and the panini on the Gruene. Both were tasty, thick with turkey and greens. If it were closer I would stop in to take with me.

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Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This place is the reason I love yelp! Never would of found this place, and even if I happened to see it driving around I wouldn't think it was this great of a place. I really have nothing bad to say about this place. The coffee was great, the Duke "Ellington" was ridiculous (Both because of the size and the... More 

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Magnolia, United States
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We arrived just before 11a and luckily we did. This is a popular place for the locals, which means you know its good. I ordered the Devonshire Quiche and a cup of the homemade tortilla soup. I was not disappointed in either. The quiche was incredibly light, but full of flavor. I have to say the tortilla soup if probably... More 

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Appleton, Minnesota
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hesters is only open Mondays at this location. Cute atmosphere. Thank you for having a sign on the main road address telling us to park in the back or we may have missed it! Love the interesting menu. The honey latte was the special latte that morning. I don't like honey and it was very good. I can't remember the... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Had breakfast at Hester's. Apple pie was to die for. The poached eggs were definitely overcooked. More like a hard boiled egg. Atmosphere great.

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Houston, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

An acquaintance recommended giving this place a try during our visit...he gave it such a glowing review that I didn't reach out to TA for confirmation. After our experience it is easy to see why they are the number two restaurant in Corpus Christi on Trip Advisor. This funky cafe compares to the unique atmosphere of numerous restaurants in Asheville,... More 

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Additional Information about Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

Address: 1714 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX
Phone Number: 361-885-0558
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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