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Kay's Cuisine for the Soul

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603 S Market St, Brenham, TX 77833-3766
+1 979-251-7141
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in Brenham during fall Round Top. Desperate for a good dinner after a long day of treasure hunting, but the pickings are so slim. There's an okay seafood place called Sealand but atmosphere is like a fast-food joint, seafood was marginal, and they were out of their one good wine by the glass. A big step up for ambiance... More 

1 Thank Laura M
Bayfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Our first trip there. A great surprise. Owner acts as hostess, waiter, busgirl, and whatever else is necessary to please the customer. We both had fish and chips served with three breaded shrimp and great coleslaw. the brownie for desert was great.We will be back.

Thank jim a
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2015

Nicely done simple decor . Very personnel service. Simple, tasty lunch menu. Local beer. We had salad - they were very good. Expresso in a small town - nice. Don't miss the flan that Kay makes.

Thank drjbob
Brenham, Texas
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2015

Wonderful food. A great place for ladies to go to lunch and enjoy conversation a great food in an inviting atmosphere

Thank Andrea H
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

I have business in Brenham each year and have come to love this place. Kay treats her guests like they are family. Everything I have tried has been wonderful. Try this place!

Thank Eddy H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2015

We eat at Kays once a month, driving in from 20 miles away. Kay is the nicest person you will ever meet. she opened this place in Brenham and it is just excellent food. i have never eaten anything there that wasnt great. I usually get my favorite marinated angus sirloin with vegetables in a bowl of noodles, with the... More 

Thank geophy_traveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We have been meaning to go and finally did. It is a cute old house with a great atmosphere. The menus is a mix of different kinds of food. Good wine selection and food was wonderful. We had a bite sized chicken parmesan, enchiladas verde and carrot cake. Everything was worth going back for.

Thank kak7114
Brenham, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

I was expecting soul food. Kay's is not that. It's an eclectic, sophisticated menu with Asian and South American influences. Kay is a wonderful hostess in this retooled old house neat downtown. I've had most everything on the lunch and dinner menus, and have never been disappointed.

Thank 80Cher80
Taylor, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

On our way back from Houston we took a detour to Kay's because it was ranked #1 in Brenham. I liked the setting as others have mentioned being in an older house downtown. We were greeted by a friendly gentleman and were immediately seated and served our waters. I've eaten at some really fantastic places and I don't understand the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

This is our second trip to Brenham and our second meal at Kay's. We enjoyed both thoroughly. Kay made her way around to all the tables. Her menu is an interesting mix of Asian and Latin inspired dishes. Her wine recommendation was great. She just needs more help.

Thank Kelli L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 603 S Market St, Brenham, TX 77833-3766
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Brenham
  • Phone Number: +1 979-251-7141

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