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Certificate of Excellence

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve lived in Bandera 25 years. This is our go to place and a must when company comes to visit. Enjoy!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JudyE0413
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting decor and varied menu seem to have made this a local favorite for many years. Shop owner suggested it for lunch and recommended chicken fried steak. We opted for the small serving and got large plate of lunch. Slow service, fair prices. Not sure...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank karavans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to Bandera last week and decided to take our girls out for breakfast to OST. They absolutely loved sitting on the saddles at the bar and staff was eager to please. Great breakfast food items and great atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbags39
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Drove by OST restaurant looking for a good burger. This is a true Texan restaurant. It was once visited by John Wayne. The service is good the ambience is all Texas with Wagon Wheels chandeliers, John Wayne pictures adore the walls, and saddles as a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jesfire415
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Old fashioned texas diner homemade everything. Ate three times in two days each meal was spot on, from made to order breakfast to hand formed cheese burgers. Happy efficient staff , ask for Jordan she's great..

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

This place has been in business for along time and for good reason. The food is always great and service is too. I love eating here.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank nefertitiakenaten
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Food is good and the service is friendly. Lots of history in this small town. Cowboy capital of the world.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DeeGalando
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

We were hungry and this one was our first stop, well no too many choices around Bandera , I just saw 2 restaurants. As soon as I saw people’s plates I knew it wasn’t good . And this is why I ordered just a taco...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rosa I
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Superb chicken fried steak and gravy. Also, very fresh salad bar in "The Duke" - John Wayne room. Very attentive service.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We saw the local Sunday lunch crowd and knew this must be the place. It's a good thing they let me order the child's chicken fried steak. It was still huge. Came with home fries. I asked for the wonderful gravy on the side. Oh,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Linda M
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Response from Arlene H | Reviewed this property |
The Web site says 6AM to 9 PM
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Response from Tara D | Reviewed this property |
I read somewhere that they are open 6 am to 9 pm which makes sense as they do serve breakfast and we have been in there at night around 7 and they were still hopping. They get pretty busy though so plan ahead! Not sure if... More
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