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“If you love meat, this is the place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Blake's Cafe

Blake's Cafe
9216 FM 725, McQueeney, TX 78123-3528
(830) 557-6335
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Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in McQueeney
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Universal City
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“If you love meat, this is the place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Blakes has become a regular stopping spot whether we are traveling through, looking for a family meal, or out as a couple.
I love meat and Blakes has it. Their prime rib is some of the best I've ever had and they offer a choice of splendid side dishes. A salad and baked potato are good but they also have au graten potatoes, fried squash, and much more.
The steaks are great, they do tend to slightly overcook so be aware when you order. They also have chicken fried steak, chicken fried chicken, and a good selection of fried seafood. They keep their oil fresh and HOT so everything comes out crisp, not greasy.
Now if you are looking for lunch, may we suggest any one of the selection of 1/2 pound hamburgers. They have the taste of a well seasoned grill and come with a large serving of very good fries.
The kids menu pleases even the pickiest eater with a wide variety and if your kid eats it all, the meal comes with a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream.
Blakes is an old fashioned country style restaurant. The floor is old wood covered with a heavy black coating. The walls and ceilings show the building is very old. The country music is a little to loud. But I can promise you, even grandma and grandpa will like it (we do and we are proud grandparents). The bathrooms are very tiny and as rough as the rest of the building but they have always been clean. The only problem we ever have is parking. This place is loved and it is busy.
We highly recommend Blakes.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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La Vernia, Texas
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210 reviews 210 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
“Superb service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

Driven by this place for years. Finally had an opportunity to stop in. They reccomended the steaks. Since I was there for lunch I had the lunch special ribeye steak sandwich. It was not that bad. The service was outstanding. They took care of you as if you have been a long time customer. As the lunch hour went on the restaurant started to fill up. I am interested to see how the steaks are in the evenings.

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Houston, Texas
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“OMG good.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

Great chicken fried steak and mashed tattors.
Great services and worth getting off the main road for something to eat

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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74 reviews 74 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Definitely Worth a Retirn Trip!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

Simple Texas fare done well!
Fried Mushrooms were perfect, lightly battered, hot and delicious. Chicken fried steak was just right and girlfriend's burger was awesome. The lettuce leaves we're even perfectly trimmed to fit the bun.

A small town, old timey cafe with big taste and value!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Seguin, Texas
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“Always great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

You can always get great service and great food at Blake's. Bugers and fish are outstanding. Service is excellent. Cold beer and friendly people.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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