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Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

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American, Sandwiches
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1714 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX
361-885-0558
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: Please add this restaurant. It is rated #3 on Urbanspoon.com and we tried...
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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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast

Our family had an excellent breakfast. Warning: The entrance to restaurant is in the back of the establishment. If you just drive by the location looks abandoned. As you enter the restaurant (frm the back) you order off of menu on wall behind couter, they give you a wooden letter to locate you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Ruben L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family had an excellent breakfast. Warning: The entrance to restaurant is in the back of the establishment. If you just drive by the location looks abandoned. As you enter the restaurant (frm the back) you order off of menu on wall behind couter, they give you a wooden letter to locate you. They offer a kids menu not on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Great food in a warm and welcoming atmosphere! The portions are large and well crafted. A perfect place to go after seeing the USS Lexington.

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Lakeland, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Life's short....eat the incredible pastries, cupcakes, and cookies (including gluten free) first. Everything we ate was wonderful, and it filled up fast at lunchtime. Can't wait to go back again.

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Kansas City
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I went with my staff to our weekly staff meeting at Hester's. The staff were very stoic and not friendly. We each got different items, mine being the scone which was flavorless and cold. I helped myself to the two types of non-decaf coffee. The regular coffee was cold and had obviously been sitttng awhile. The other coffee was flavored,... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had the monte christi my boyfriend had the waffles. We even took some dessert to go. Deeeeelicous! Great atmosphere and service.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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138 reviews 138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We stopped by for breakfast while enroute to San Antonio after a week in Port Aransas. What a great find! The coffee was really excellent. For breakfast I tried the My Fair Lady Panini and my wife, who has a gluten allergy, enjoyed the Garden of Eaten Omelette. Both dishes were delicious. The staff was courteous and efficient. We will... More 

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DFW, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is way more than a museum coffee shop. Delicious lunch fare (I recommend the panini on the Gruene) at good prices, and a really short walk from the American Bank Center.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My mother, sister and I stayed in Corpus Christi for a night (4.13.15) and I read the reviews for Hester's for breakfast. We went @ 1130-1245, the girl at the register was nice and welcoming. We asked what she recommends since we were first timers. She took the time to explain the dishes she recommended and showed us the pastry... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had late breakfast...everything was excellent. Good coffee. Orange or lemon slices in water...nice touch. Omelettes with fresh fruit @ 9.00$.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My sister always takes me to Hester's when I visit Corpus and I am never disappointed. The food is fresh and tasty. This visit I had the daily special of half a sandwich and soup. The Tortlla soup was some of the best I have had. Not too spicy but very flavorful. The sandwich was turkey with spinach, avocado and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1714 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361-885-0558

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches

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.
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

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?