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OST Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Southwestern, Mexican
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305 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
830 796 3836
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hamburgers, mexican food, steaks and daily buffet old time charm quite get away. Good value for the food prices.

Thank alfred167
San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I ate there for a late lunch after watching the Cowboy Shootout show down the street. Service was excellent and food was good. I had the chicken tenders and my wife had the Ranch Chicken, both tasty. The salad bar was fresh and worthwhile. For dessert we split blackberry cobbler with ice cream, not to be missed!... More 

Thank Ron K
Eagle, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I ate there for breakfast and dinner and the food was great large portions I took mine home. My Husband had the shrimp and he said it was about the best he has ever had. I loved the saddles for the front sitting area.

1 Thank Karen S
Austin, Texas
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up here and still have family here so I have to make a trip to the OST when I come visit. The food over the years is consistently good, cheap, and mainly just consistent! They don't change up the recipes or try to be something they are not. This place has been here for at least 40+ years... More 

1 Thank Nicole_Gus_2010
Houston, Texas
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73 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate there on the 4th of July. I had read a mention of the place in a past Southern Living magazine and thought it would be worth a try. Plus, it was the only place we could find open on the holiday. We almost couldn't find it because the big sign says OST and we were looking for Old... More 

Thank llassocs
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here for brunch on Memorial Day, immediately after the parade, so obviously the place was very busy. Despite this, the service was good and we didn't have to wait too long. The staff were busy but remained polite and professional. The food was awesome - my pancakes were delicious and my friends enjoyed their steaks/eggs/etc. Would definitely return... More 

Thank littlemissnuisance
San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the run to Bandera so in all if your not in a hurry to eat the food is worth the wait. The place is for sure family oriented. People that have small children should be ask to leave if they can't keep them under control. We sat by the bathrooms and the children at the table in front of... More 

Thank gtanner63
Mission, Texas
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128 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were referred to OST by a local patron while filling up with gas, she was absolutely correct. Juicy, Grade A patty and onion rings. Very nostalgic western venue with plenty of pics.

Thank Mike D
Kuttawa, Kentucky
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always love to try local places, and this one was highly recommended. Though I was there at lunchtime, I ordered a build-your-own omelet. It was wonderful. As I arrived at lunch, the place was packed. I ended up sitting at an unused portion of a large table that had a group at the other end. I didn't mind that.... More 

Thank Stan P
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had breakfast and tex-mex--both with good portion sizes for price and tasty! fantastic service! Great place to stop for lunch.

Thank beckhardt1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Southwestern, Mexican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
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
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: 830 796 3836

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?