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Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

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1714 S. Alameda, Corpus Christi, TX
361-885-0558
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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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  • 93
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
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  • 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
Great choice for conference-goers

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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DFW, Texas
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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 NEW

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
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
19 helpful votes 19 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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The coffees were amazing...great taste. Also got desserts to go...German chocolate cheesecake, which was a huge piece and was soooo good! They had quite a variety of cheesecakes, all homemade along with many varieties of muffins and cookies.

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Austin, Texas, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I really enjoyed this place. I love that they serve breakfast all day long. My food was great and the service was too. If your looking for great food with variety this is a great choice!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Excellent stop for lunch, located by the Blue Frog. We sat outside in the sun and enjoyed every single bite. The food is unique, freshly made and delicious. The staff are very helpful and cordial. This is just one of the three restaurants they have in Corpus Christi and they are all placed in wonderful spots-by the Blue Frog, the... More 

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Austin, TX
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place offers an excellent variety of soups, sandwiches and salads. Went here with some friends for lunch and was blown away by the quality and selection. The chicken salad was awesome, and the cobb salad was incredible. A great atmosphere with food this good...I will definitely be back!

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El Paso, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

More than your regular coffee shop, good selection and variety on the menu, would definitely come back!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Hester's has become so popular they have now added two more locations. Each location has a slightly different atmosphere and menu.

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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

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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