We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe 290

11011 US Highway 290 E, Manor, TX 78653-9704
+1 512-278-8780
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“pie” (5 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“blt” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11011 US Highway 290 E, Manor, TX 78653-9704
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (65)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 65 reviews

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
1  Thank cmcdonald046
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 Sean A
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
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites-Manor/Austin East
33 reviews
.27 miles away
Relax Inn
15 reviews
.54 miles away
Best Western Plus Pflugerville Inn & Suites
106 reviews
5.41 miles away
Courtyard by Marriott Austin Pflugerville and Pflugerville Conference Center
34 reviews
5.47 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Big Country Grill
12 reviews
.51 miles away
Restaurant & Discoteca Ramos
31 reviews
.53 miles away
Beijing Bistro - Manor
15 reviews
.51 miles away
Nearby Attractions
J. Lorraine Ghost Town
9 reviews
3.14 miles away
ShadowGlen Golf Club
11 reviews
.33 miles away
Lake Pflugerville
93 reviews
6.54 miles away
Hanovers Draught Haus
10 reviews
7.34 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
James K
January 10, 2017|
Response from onetravelfacts | Reviewed this property |
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.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11011 US Highway 290 E, Manor, TX 78653-9704
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Manor
  • Phone Number: +1 512-278-8780
Cafe 290 has been serving fresh food prepared Daily since 1947. Now we are serving Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner every day. We have also added some Tex-Mex Specialties to the menu.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing