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Donna's Old Town Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner
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Enjoy our Morning Breakfast & Fruit Buffet: 6.99
$6.99
Country Boy
Including three‏ eggs (any style), biscuits & gravy, fried potatoes, country ham.
$5.99
Pancakes
Pancakes served w/ syrup & choice of strawberry or blueberry topping.
$5.99
Loafers
One egg (any style), fried potatoes, bacon or sausage, biscuits & gravy.
$6.39
French Toast
Delicious housemade‏ French toast, served w/ bacon or sausage.
OMELETS‏
$7.29
Vegetable Omelet w/ Toast
$7.29
Ham & Cheese Omelet w/ Toast
$7.59
Western Omelet w/ Toast
A LA CARTE
$1.39
Cold Cereal
$3.29
Egg Sandwich
$3.69
Bacon Egg Sandwich
$1.59
Country Ham Biscuit
$1.59
Sausage or Bacon Biscuit
$2.39
Two Biscuits & Gravy
$2.99
Hot Grits or Oatmeal & Toast
BEEF‏
All beef entrées served w/ your choice of housemade seasoned chips or onion rings, fries, baked potato, or fried green tomatoes. Add 1.99 for House Salad or cup of soup.
$7.49
Bowl of brown gravy $+1.25
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Sirloin Beef Tips
Delicious sirloin beef tips served w/ your choice of sautéed peppers & onions or mushrooms.
$7.39
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Half O' Pound
A half-pound of ground beef grilled to perfection, topped w/ grilled onions or housemade onion rings.
$7.29
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Country Fried Steak
Breaded beef‏ steak deep fried & covered w/ brown gravy
SEAFOOD
All seafood entrees come w/ your choice of housemade seasoned chips or onion rings, fries, baked potato, or fried green tomatoes. Add 1.99 for House Salad or cup of soup.
$7.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Bite-Size Shrimp
Tender bite-size shrimp breaded & deep fried golden brown, served w/ cocktail sauce
$8.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Shrimper's Delight
Tender breaded butterfly shrimp deep fried golden brown, served w/ cocktail sauce
$7.89
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Fish Dinner
Seasoned fish filets breaded & deep fried golden brown, served w/ tarter sauce. Available grilled upon request.
Ask your server about our seasonal desserts!
SANDWICHES‏
Sandwiches served w/ your choice of housemade seasoned chips, onion rings, fries, baked potato, steamed vegetables or fried green tomatoes. Add 1.99 for House Salad or cup of soup.
$5.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Old Town Burger
A one-third pound beef patty topped w/ mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, onion & pickle.
$5.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Donna's Double Melt
Ground beef patties topped w/ Swiss cheese & sautéed onions on grilled rye bread.
$6.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Chipotle Chicken
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ chipotle mayonnaise, Swiss cheese, lettuce & tomato on a toasted bun.
$6.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Turkey Or Ham Club
Oven baked turkey or sliced ham on grilled whole wheat bread w/ Swiss & American cheese, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato, & bacon
$6.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Philly Steak & Cheese
Grilled steak & onions w/ Swiss cheese on a toasted hoagie roll
$5.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Open Faced Roast Beef
Tender roast beef served open faced on white bread. Served w/ mashed potatoes or a side.
$6.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Chicken Club
Fried chicken breast topped w/ Swiss cheese, bacon, honey mustard sauce, lettuce & tomato.
$6.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Reuben Sandwich
Grilled corned beef & sauerkraut w/ melted Swiss cheese & thousand island on toasted rye
We make Box Lunches for your office, party, gathering, or picnic.
CHICKEN
All chicken entrees come w/ your choice of housemade seasoned chips or onion rings, fries, baked potato, steamed vegetables or fried green tomatoes. Add 1.99 for House Salad or cup of soup.
$8.99
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Smothered Chicken
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ bacon, Swiss cheese, sautéed onions & mushrooms smothered w/ BBQ sauce.
$7.29
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Chicken Filets
All white chicken breast filets, deep fried to a golden brown w/ your choice of of honey mustard or BBQ sauce.
$7.29
House salad $+1.99
Cup of soup $+1.99
Grilled Chicken Breast
A boneless tender chicken breast served w/ your choice of honey mustard or BBQ sauce.
PASTA‏
All pasta entrees served w/ garlic Texas Toast. Add 1.99 for house salad.
$7.29
House salad $+1.99
Spaghetti
Tender spaghetti noodles topped w/ our own special tomato sauce.
$8.99
House salad $+1.99
Italian Feast
Fried chicken breast covered w/ Swiss cheese on mounds of tender pasta w/ our own tomato sauce.
For all entrees & sandwiches, add a house salad or a cup of soup for 1.99.
About
Join us for southern home-style cooking and hospitality! We are a full-service restaurant with an extensive menu as well as breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. Located across from the historic courthouse in downtown Madisonville. We're a regular for locals and for those passing thru who've been tipped to dine here. Courtesy car from Monroe County airport and motorcycle clubs welcome. Call in advance for groups so we can be prepared.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $11
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Television, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Buffet
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time i visited Donna's cafe,food was real good and plenty,friendly atmosphere,plan on returning again soon,told alot of people.thanks for the good service,my sister& me went after church,we look forward to trying the meat loaf,thanks

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Connie S
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch after visiting the Lost Sea. Beautifully decorated inside and out, the dining room is warm and inviting. The menu offers lots of good home cooking. I had the salad bar along with my meal and enjoyed the selection of fresh...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 646lorit
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Stopped at Benton’s Smoked ham and was referred to Donna’s Old Town Cafe for lunch. Great buffet with a good selection of salads, meats, veggies and desserts. Friendly staff and quaint surroundings in downtown Madisonville next to courthouse.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SouthernTraveler3631
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I was impressed with the homey atmosphere. Ordered the buffet. It was so wonderful and the low price included the dessert. Waitresses very efficient and friendly. Makes me want to go back soon.. Donna and her cafe are top notch on my list. I am...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judy Q
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Was invited to a dinner seminar here and was truly impressed with the Service and quality of the food, cleanliness of the buffet bar, the service from the waitresses, the atmosphere in the restaurant. Great place for just a meal out or rented out for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Harold R
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Donna's has a buffet every day. You can get your fill of salad, and most family favorites on the buffet. They also have a menu to order from that has some tasty options as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PCP1080
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The hubs and I stopped in this place thinking it was a steakhouse because the signs outside had something about steaks on it. We ended up getting the buffet because nothing on the menu looked appealing to us. First of all the food was cold....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 861marciad
Melissa G, Manager at Donna's Old Town Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

We are sorry to hear that you had a bad experience . We do strive to provide the best quality of food for a reasonable price for our customers. Donna spends her days off at the farm picking tomatoes, cucumbers,cabbage,okra, zucchini, apples and as many...More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I had the lunch buffet on 9/25/16, and it was great! Stuffed peppers, fried chicken, fried fish, and tons of fresh vegetables were on the buffet. There were several desserts, too. Add a super friendly staff and reasonable price, and this place can't be beat....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Josh B
Reviewed August 28, 2018

I absolutely love this place. Always like coming home to dinner when my mom cooked for us years ago.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Kathy H
Reviewed August 9, 2018

The buffet has such a great selection of meats and home cooked vegetables . Best breakfasts we've ever eaten...all meals are delicious.....excellent servers and great prices. You will NOT leave hungry. Open seven days a week and we eat there most all of them. We...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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