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The Daily Special Cafe

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1058 W Highway 67, Alvarado, TX 76009-3210
+1 817-783-6677
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible12%
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6:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner
1058 W Highway 67, Alvarado, TX 76009-3210
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They have a wide variety and every time I visit, I am pleased with the taste and quantity of my dinner. Priced reasonable too!

Thank keithhX6086NL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here to have lunch on a Friday & the special was fried catfish. We don’t eat catfish so he had the chicken fried steak & I had a burger & fries. The food was good and the service was ok. A lot of...More

Thank Shtrbug1
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Had stopped here about a year ago and was great. Well, things changed and not for the better. Service was bad at best. I had fried pork steak dinner. The thinnest steak I have ever seen, not kidding, probably 1/8 inch thick. Looked like a...More

Thank keithlajack
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

We liked this place for lunch so much we stopped there on the way to Waco and on the way back! Chicken fried is their specialty. They have a nice selection of entrees and of course, daily specials. I had he Thursday special- King Ranch...More

Thank tropicalfan
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food overall. Waitress forgot my toast, but it was no biggie as the meal was large and very satisfying. It was steadily busy and we enjoyed it overall.

Thank Alex F
Reviewed September 17, 2017

We enjoyed breakfast this morning at "The Daily Special". We both had the 2 egg breakfast. Bacon, Eggs to order, Hash browns, and we took the optional biscuit. We got 2 biscuits with gravy. Our total (no coffee) was just over $10. Amazing bargain. Good...More

Thank BigL49
Reviewed August 6, 2017

This was one of our go to places to eat in the area .Always good food and great service Have no idea what has happened but it has really become a flop We drove over about 7 in the evening Go in and see a...More

1  Thank doc191
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

Passing through and decided to give this place a try. It was AWFUL. Should have clued in when asked about the special (chicken and dumplings) and the response was, "let me check if there is any left". I had hoped this may have been an...More

2  Thank Gary M
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Interesting way to start the day... The food was on the ok to good side. Bacon and eggs were cooked perfectly but the potatoes had uncooked chunks of bell pepper in them. What I did eat was good, but I did not like the potatoes...More

Thank KylesDad
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Tried this when we couldn't locate the #1 rated place. Chicken fried chicken was tough and hard to cut-chew. Mac and cheese was not heated through and the rolls were well done. Good news- The service staff was nice.

Thank Mholloway08
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1058 W Highway 67, Alvarado, TX 76009-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alvarado
  • Phone Number: +1 817-783-6677
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