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Chess Club Cafe

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1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
+1 830-833-4930
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Midland, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly staff. Our lunch order was filled quickly and was delicious. Great location with ample parking. Save room for dessert.

Thank becky4966
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a short wait on a busy Sunday afternoon, but it was worth the wait. Nice atmosphere, good service, really good food at a good price. We will definitely go back next time we are in Blanco.

Thank PIAustin
Blanco, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend of mine and me had lunch there one day. The service was horrible! My friend had to be back to work at 1:00. Needless to say, she wasnt! I dont know why it took so long? It wasnt even busy that particular day.The food wasnt even that great. The wait staff are very snooty. Dont go there if... More 

Thank pugler1222
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this review

I'm sorry that you had such a bad experience at our place. My husband and I are the owners and we'd like to get to the bottom of this. Can you tell me a little more about visit with us? Do you know your server's name or what you had to eat? We try very hard to satisfy all of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken and waffles are delicious. Everything is fresh! Friends had fresh eggs, bacon, ham, potatoes. All good! Yummy

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Service was vet prompt and food was really good. Nice and thick bread, great omelette, very reasonably priced.

Thank Nathalie C
San Antonio, TX
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch at the Chess Club. Excellent value for skillfully prepared tasty food. The lunch rush is busy but service was very despite the crowd. We waited about 5 minutes to be served but the sincere apology and the obvious lunch rush made all ok. Besides we are in the country and should learn to be patient and relax. Highly... More 

Thank JJJT
Mineral Bluff, GA
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

The salads were all very fresh and delish! Cold beer, great iced tea and clean restrooms. What more could a girl ask for?

Thank rkmama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

This cafe is an old house that has been converted to a cafe. Very homey inside. They also take reservations. We had a group of 10 and they accommodated us easily. The breakfast menu is varied with lots of choices. Migas, quiche, pancakes, waffles, omelettes, french toast, eggs benedict, eggs, and breakfast meats. Portions were large and the food was... More 

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Kingsbury, Texas
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

the food here was DELISH highly recommend the creole shrimp omelet with the mimosa and the blueberry pancakes were perfect!

Thank Holly M
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Sometimes difficult to find lunch in Texas that's not Bar b que or Mexican or chain. This place is a find. Fresh fresh food, homemade on homemade bread. Cute little place with excellent service. I had my favorite sandwich - a tuna melt. It was outstanding.

1 Thank NANCY M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Blanco
  • Phone Number: +1 830-833-4930
Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and have been open for about a month.

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