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Cafe 290

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $13
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Menu

EGG PLATTERS‎
Served w/ your choice of grits or home fries & toast or biscuit
$8.99
Farmer's Plate
2 eggs any style w/ a grilled pork chop
$8.99
Rancher's Plate
2 eggs w/ a breakfast size chicken fried steak
$7.99
Chicken Grillades
2 eggs w/ grilled chicken livers & onions
$3.99
One Egg Platter
$4.99
Two Egg Platter
$5.99
Three Egg Platter
$3.29
Biscuits & Gravy
$4.99
Biscuits & Sausage Gravy
BREAKFAST SPECIALTIES‎
$8.99
Cafe 290 Breakfast
2‎ eggs w/ bacon, sausage or ham, home fries or grits & 2 pancakes or french toast
$9.29
The Big Country
3 eggs w/ bacon, sausage or ham, home fries or grits w/ biscuits & gravy
$5.99
French Toast
Four halves of thick texas toast dipped in egg, flat grilled & dusted w/ powdered sugar
$8.99
Corned Beef Hash & Eggs
Corned beef hash w/ two eggs on top, served w/ fresh fruit & english muffin
BUTTERMILK‎
Fluffy - pancakes - golden
$2.59
(1) One Pancake
$3.59
(2) Two Pancakes
$4.59
(3) Three Pancakes
$5.99
Strawberry Pancakes (2)
With whipped cream
$4.79
Banana Pancakes (2)
$5.99
Chocolate Chip Pancakes (2)
With whipped cream
$4.79
Blueberry Pancakes (2)
CAFE OMELETS‎
With choice of 2 items home fries or grits & biscuit, toast or english muffin — w/ choice of 2 items
$7.99
Cheese Omelet
Cafe omelet filled w/ melted cheddar & montery-jack cheese
$8.79
Mushroom Omelet
Cafe‎ omelet filled w/ sauteed mushrooms, & cheese
$8.79
Veggie Omelet
Cafe omelet filled w/ sauteed zucchini, tomatos, onions, bell peppers, mushrooms & cheese
$8.79
Ham & Cheese Omelet
Cafe omelet filled w/ ham & cheese
$8.79
Western Omelet
Cafe omelet filled w/ ham, cheese, onion & bell pepper
$9.99
Three Meat Omelet
Cafe omelet filled w/ bacon, sausage, ham & cheese
KID STUFF‎
$4.99
A Big Mess
One small pancake, one egg & one sausage or bacon
$3.99
A Lil’ Mess
One egg w/ biscuit or toast & jelly
MEXICAN PLATTERS‎
All below are served w/ home fries, refried beans & tortillas
$7.79
Huevos Rancheros
Two‎ eggs any style topped w/ ranchero sauce
$7.79
Migas
Three eggs scrambled w/ onions, peppers, tomatos, fried tortilla chips & a blend of cheeses
$9.99
Carne Guisada Omelet
Filled w/ tender sirloin tips in a traditional spicy gravy & topped w/ ques
All of our breakfasts are cooked to order. Please be patient. Substitutions may result in an extra charge
BREAKFAST TACOS‎
Eggs
Cheese
Bacon
Potatos
Onions
Bell Peppers
Tomatos
Sausage
Ham
Chorizo
BREAKFAST SIDES‎
$1.49
Egg
$1.99
Home Fries
$1.99
Grits
$1.79
Toast
White, wheat or rye
$1.99
English Muffin
$1.99
Biscuit (2)
$3.59
Bacon Apple Wood Smoked
$3.29
Sausage
$3.29
Ham
$4.99
Pork Chop (1)
BEST COFFEE‎
$2.25
Coffee
Local fresh roast from casa brazil
$2.25
Iced Tea
Fresh brewed sweet & unsweet
$2.25
Fountain Drinks
Coca-cola, diet coke, coke zero, sprite, dr. pepper, diet dr. pepper
$3.25
Lemonade
Fresh‎ squeezed odwalla. First refill on the house
$3.25
Arnold Palmer
½ Lemonade & ½ iced tea. First refill on the house
COCA-COLA‎
$1.59
Bottled Water
Still or mineral
$2.49
Hot Chocolate
With whipped cream
Small $1.99
Large $3.29
Whole Milk
Small $2.49
Large $3.69
Chocolate Milk
Small $1.79
Large $2.79
Odwalla Orange or Grapefruit Juice
Small $1.79
Large $2.79
Apple, Cranberry or Tomato Juice
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All reviews pie onion rings blt fried green tomatoes bacon migas soup service was excellent home made huge portions my son servings mood road
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

I had the green BLT with avocado and fried green tomatoes. Would have it again. The sweet potato fries were also very good. Husband tried the burger and said it was okay. The buttermilk pie was very good and some of the best sweet tea...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

There may be 3 fast food burger places aound this diner, but if i’m in the mood for a really good one, this is the place I will always go now. Not just that, the pie is the bomb!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jordan A
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My son and I were just driving through and wanted a good old fashioned burger but once we had the menu it was hard to choose a dish. I had a BLT on Texas toast with fried green tomatoes. My goodness Was it Devine. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 710cynthiac
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

A must stop when driving through this up and coming town. The staff is friendly, and the food is hot! Great southern charm with traditional southern meals on the menu. If you haven't tried fried green tomatoes and you're looking for a twist on this...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TXtford
Reviewed June 3, 2018

The place itself is very cool and historic. The food was average for the prices. Green BLT sounded better than it was. The waitress, Tiffany, was extremely pleasant and patient especially since we arrived late and they were getting ready to close. Did not realize...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GardaGal0912
Reviewed May 29, 2018

My son and I stopped here recently for a quick breakfast and the place was great. All of the food we had was in huge portions and very tasty - migas with all the fixin's for me, and pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, and hash browns...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Loved finding this place after days of modern takeaway on the road. Has a great small town feel. Cosy and homely on a cold night. Food was amazing and just too much choice!!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Alison T
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent. There was something more than eggs in my eggs. I am not sure how they could have re-cooked my order so fast. Ladies bathroom were so dirty. I can't even wright all the unholy surprises I found in there. No... won't...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bad2bone
Reviewed February 26, 2018

It was pretty good - we went twice! The first time we had great service and food. The chicken fried steak and chicken fried chicken were both very good. Salads were fresh. We saved room for desert and had a great chocolate cake. The second...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank AgileDogs
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We are group of retired co-workers who have eaten lunch together for years. We meet weekly at restaurants scattered across the Austin area, today it was Cafe290’s turn. I had King Ranch Chicken, one of the two daily specials. I enjoyed it very much. My...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Alan_and_Vera
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James K
January 10, 2017|
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I honestly don't know if they do or not have gluten free foods. Call them. However, I'd save your money and go to someplace nice in Pflugerville or Round Rock.
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