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Welfare Cafe

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223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Houston, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food, authentic German. Owner wife it a German, and she knows her stuff! A bit small inside, so get a reservation, and try to sit outside, weather permitting.

Thank Dennis W
Level Contributor
20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had high hopes for a dining out evening with friends! We placed our orders and then went outside for a little bit. In passing the kitchen we saw a head of unwashed lettuce taken out of its original wrapper and shredded into salad bowls. I'm sorry but the total lack of hygiene ended what had started out as a very... More 

Thank Marj A
welfare1, Owner at Welfare Cafe, responded to this review

It's hard to respond to a review from over a year ago, but as owner and chef we rinse /float our lettuce. We do not use lettuce that comes individually wrapped. Perhaps you had the wrong restaurant ? More 

Austin, Texas, United States
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love discovering new hidden gems and are not sure how we missed this one! A recent encounter with some other foodies had us comparing notes and they recommended Welfare Cafe. Driving up to this old, non-descript building wasn't overly exciting. We entered to a small dining room with approx. 8 or 10 tables with about 1/2 of them occupied.... More 

Thank DrewandCrew
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were hungry and out in the middle of nowhere, my wife did a restaurant search. Found a place called Welfare Cafe out in the middle of nowhere. We love finding out of the way places. This place is a old converted farm house with most of the farm still attached. The barn is used for weddings, the grounds are... More 

Thank Chris S
Boerne, United States
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My friends and I went to Welfare Café for my birthday in May. One of the group is in a mobility scooter and the accessibility of this property was marginal in our experience. She was barely able to navigate a rickety wooden ramp to get onto the property and only one table outside was accessible to her. Three of us... More 

Thank Jan C
Waco, Texas
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

A quaint old general store from the 1800's makes a great setting. We really enjoyed sitting outdoors in the garden area. Everyone at our table ordered something different and everyone was pleased with their selections. Excellent beef tenderloin. My wife also thought the chicken la plancha was very good. A pleasant surprise to find a place this good in a... More 

Thank Brian B
Omaha, Nebraska
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144 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Friends recommended the Welfare Cafe to us and we went with a group of 7 for dinner. This is a fairly funky place well out in the country. The inside seating is on the small side and is in an old post office building. The service was very good and the food was fantastic. The 6 of us did not... More 

Thank pmx2
Grapevine, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Wonderful food down a great Texas winding road. Service was really good, and the food was super. Worth the effort to find it.

Thank Fran U
Fredericksburg, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Ate lunch on the patio. It was a beautiful spring day which added to the atmosphere . The lunch did not disappoint. The food and the presentation were great. Probably the best Schnitzel I Have eaten. Wife had the crab cakes. Excellent. We live close and will return with friends

Thank CM_Amadeus
Ontario, Canada
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241 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

We went here twice in the last 2 weeks because we are tourists and eating out is a main part of our vacation. We love the laid back atmosphere, laid back but still a classy place. Service was great, and the food so tasty. Entrees have been top notch both weeks. Their regular and Jaegar snitzel were delicious. We had... More 

Thank ycnanb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, German
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: 830-537-3700

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