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Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

APPETIZERS
Tasty lil treats to tide you over while you wait for the real deal
Onion Rings
Sweet onion slices twice breaded and deep fried golden brown. Finer'n frogs hair
Batter Fried Green Beans
Tender whole green beans battered up `n deep fried to the perfect crunch
Cheese Sticks
Sticks of Mozzarella Cheese, breaded n fried to just right
Queso Sticks
Just like cheese sticks only different! Crispy tortilla chip breading outside, smooth queso inside. Ain't no 2 ways 'bout it. They're larrupin
BBQ Bites
Chunky bites of Fried Chicken smothered in Honey BBQ sauce. Need a lil zip? Ask for Sweet n spicy
Buffalo Bites
Nawww. it ain't really buffalo, just lil chicken bites smothered in hot sauce
Tater Munchers
Lil round tater tots with cheese n jalapeno bits inside. Better'n 2 peas in a pod
Bacon n Cheddar Fries
Crispy fried taters heaped with cheddar cheese and topped with bits of bacon. Make ya wanna belly up n ask fer more
Fried Mushrooms
Breaded `n deep fried to a perfect golden color then served up with a side of ranch dressing….Tasty lil treats indeed
Fried Pickle Chips
Tart Pickle slices, breaded up in a spicy crust and deep fried, dip `em in some homemade Ranch dressin and you got yourself a lip smacker
LIL WRANGLERS
Just the right size for the lil guys. Served with fries or mashed taters or a veggie, with soda or tea & a cookie Drink and cookie reserved for those 10 and under
Mini Cheeseburgers (2)
Lil Doggies (5)
Grilled Cheese Sammich
Chicken Bites
Fish n Chips
SALADS
Dinner Salad
Garden Salad
Just the veggie. Generous portion of Tender Greens, Fresh Maters, Sweet Onion, Bell Pepper, Celery and Cucumber topped with Cheese
Chef Salad
Tender Greens, Sweet Red Onions, Maters, Cucumber, Boiled Egg, Ham & Turkey topped with shredded cheese and bits of bacon
Chicken Salad
Choose Fried, Buffalo or Grilled Chicken. Tender Greens, Sweet Onion, Maters, Topped with tender bites of Buffalo Chicken and Shredded Cheese
Sirloin Steak Salad
6 ounces of sliced tender grilled sirloin atop a special blend of tender baby greens, maters and sweet onions! This one shows true Texas heritage
Grilled Shrimp Salad
Succulent Seasoned Grilled Shrimp top this bowl of Tender Greens, Fresh Maters, Sweet Onion, Bell Pepper, Celery, Cucumber & Cheddar Cheese
Heart of Texas Salad
We're mighty proud of this one! We start with a generous portion of Tender Greens and Spiral Pasta, then we top it with Maters, Sweet Onion, Celery, Artichoke Hearts, Pecans, Mandarin Oranges, Chunks of Tender Grilled Chicken and toss it up in its own special dressing
SAMMICHES & BURGERS
That's tiny Texan talk for a meal prepared with meat, bread n cheese. All made to order so they are as fresh as a newborn calf when you get `em. Add Fries, Homemade Chips, or Onion Rings to any sandwich for a special treat
BLT
Toasted white bread with mayo, lettuce n maters then piled with bacon
Grilled Chicken
Seasoned chicken breast served on a toasted bun with mayo, lettuce n maters
Buffalo Chicken
It ain't really from the buffalo herd! It's a fried chicken patty doused in some hot sauce then served on a toasty bun with swiss cheese, mayo, lettuce n sliced maters
Texas size Ham n Cheese
1/4 pound of sliced ham n melted cheese served on texas toast with mayo, lettuce n maters. Its biggern` Dallas
Cowgirl Club
It's a triple decker. Ham, Turkey, Bacon n Cheese with mayo, lettuce n sliced maters on toasted bread
Cowboy Club
Another triple decker. It's a BLT on one layer and an old fashioned cheeseburger on the other! Mayo, mustard, pickles, onions, lettuce, maters, bacon, burger n cheese! Now thats a biggun
Texas Cheese Steak
Another of our own creations! Texas Cube steak seasoned up n sauteed with onions n jalapenos served up on a cheddar jalapeno sourdough bun! Now this is a true Texas Sammich
Fried Chicken Club
Crispy Fried Chicken breast sandwiched between two golden grilled slices of Texas Toast with mayo, lettuce n maters and topped with Bacon Strips and Swiss Cheese
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Just a fancy name for a Ham n Swiss combo teamed up with a Crispy Fried Chicken Breast on a toasty grilled bun with mayo, lettuce n maters
BURGERS
Our burgers are 100% pure beef. Anything else would be like puttin yer boots in the oven n tryin to call em biskits
Plain ol Burger
A tradition older'n 2 trees! Served on a toasty bun with mayo or must, pickle, onion, lettuce n sliced maters. Make mine a cheeseburger
Gov. Hogg Burger
Same good burger, we just add bacon
Texas Style Patty Melt
1/3 pound patty on golden texas toast smothered with onions and cheese
Rio Grande
We double up the meat on this Texas treat then heat it up with some jalapenos n spice like our neighbors way down south like it. Hottern' a 2 dollar pistol
Texas Country Classic
Our signature! 8 oz of fresh ground beef blended with onion, spices n grilled to perfection. We serve it up on a toasted bun with your choice of veggie trimmins to finish it up. (Comes with cheese.)
Bodacious "Bacon n BBQ" Burger
Whoa!! It takes both hands for this one. Two 1/3 lb. patties grilled up with onions and settled on a Toasted Jalapeno Cheddar Sourdough bun, add a couple of strips of Smoky Bacon and an Onion Ring, a touch of BBQ sauce and a heaping of cheddar cheese. This jist` might be our best yet
SUPPER
That’s the evenin meal. But shoot we’ll fix ya supper any ‘ol time of day. Just let us know. Served with choice of 2 sides. Add a small salad or substitute a salad for a side
Grilled or Fried Pork Chops
Lighter Fare Entrée. 4 oz Boneless Chops, seasoned n grilled to perfection
Grilled Chicken Breast
Lighter Fare Entrée. 5oz boneless white chicken breast. So good it tastes almost straight from the hen house
Smothered Chicken Breast
Start with a 5oz boneless chicken breast. Top with Jalapeno pepper and Onion strips and smother with Pepper Jack Cheese
Chicken Strips or Chicken Fried Chicken
Boneless all white chicken breast battered n deep fried to golden brown. Choice of whole breast or strips
Chicken Fried Steak
All hand breaded whole muscle beef. Deep fried or Pan fried. it's the best around
Hamburger Steak
100% fresh ground beef seasoned and grilled like the pioneers liked 'em! Add sauteed mushrooms for small add'l charge
12 oz Strip Steak
Thick n juicy choice beef cut in house for the freshest available
14 oz Ribeye
We choose the best choice beef, cut it in house n cook it just how you like you like it
12 oz Sirloin
Big `ol house cut choice Sirloin cooked like you like it
Catfish Fried or Grilled
Lighter Fare Entrée. Boneless filets cut n hand breaded then deep fried. We didn't catch `em but they sure taste like we did
PIE PANTRY
Now we're talkin! Fresh baked cookies, homemade pies `n all things good to satisfy that sweet tooth. Specialty Pies and Cakes available by order
Cream Pie
Pecan, Fruit or Specialty Pies
Aunt Becky's Apple Pie
Our signature pie! Ain't seen nuttin like this in a coons age. Add a lil scoop of Blue Bell to make it a real treat
Cake by the slice
3 scrumptious layers
Cookies
About
Locally owned and operated by Mother/Daughter team, Judy and Chrystal. Great southern, "comfort", food with a little modern flare. Don't forget to check out our in-house bakery with Cakes, Pies, Cobblers, Breads etc.
PRICE RANGE
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jeremy is a fantastic server. He is personable, knowledgeable concerning food and portion size. I eat here frequently but Jeremy was my server this visit. Everything about this restaurant is excellent! Whitney is blessed to have a quality place to dine....always consistent!

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice change from busy city restaurants!!! The staff is always very friendly and willing to please. The food is always very good--excellent burgers (my fave). It's our go to when we are at the lake.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Skirk46
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything they cook is amazing, especially the desserts 🤤. Can’t wait to try the strawberry cake we took to go! Thanks Krystal, you were great!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stephanie V
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WOW! Thank you for your high recommendation, we appreciate it very much. Come see us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many great food options at a low price. The pie is terrific. (I recommend Reese's, Brownie Toffee, buttermilk, coconut cream, etc.) Our waitress Krystal was super sweet and friendly. I tried to take my pie to go but ended up finishing it at the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kaleigh H
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

SO glad you enjoyed your visit and hope that you will come see us again soon. I also recommend that you try one our flaky fried pies if we have them next time you are in. Be sure to ask your server ;)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a little bit of everything and it's all delicious. Chicken fried steak is the best I have had in a long time. The burgers and salads are awesome too and don't even think of leaving without having a piece of pie.The restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Geoff M
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Welcome back! We appreciate you and your review and look forward to seeing you again when you are in the area. Safe travels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with our North Texas Camping Association Friday after Christmas. It was their first day open after a break for Christmas. We had 24 guest. We were served by Sherrie and Amanda who were fantastic. My wife decided to do a last minute...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulwN9751EH
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for bringing your group to dine with us, we are truly humbled for the opportunity. I am pleased that the bakery was able to help in the celebration of some of your guests. We look forward to seeing you again when in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing experience at this cafe. The food was fantastic and the atmosphere amazing. But I think the best attribute of this visit had to be the server. Wesley went above and beyond to make our date night exceptional and he even went...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Blake A
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and your recommendation of your favorite server. I am truly appreciative that he was able to correct the mistake with your meal and that you were able to enjoy your experience.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good! Breakfast or lunch even dinner! The best cakes and pies around! Friendly people and i will recommend this cafe to everyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SLS1616
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your high recommendation. I am glad that you have enjoyed your meals and would love to hear if you have a favorite.

Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice little off the road cafe, hostess was slow, water did not get refilled, for hot tea you got enough water for three cups but after your first cup you need to pay for tea again, 2 dollars a bag of cheap Lipton tea. On...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wacostar
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I would like to thank you for your review and to apologize for the misunderstanding and lagging in drink service as this is not our policy. I am pleased that you enjoyed your meal and that the other staff was pleasant. We look forward to...More

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and we are never disappointed. Friendly staff and prompt attention. If you are a regular they call you by name! This is a place that you can have breakfast anytime of the day! I recommend, the Haystack. My husband...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wendyaS2978JR
Chrystal L, Owner at Texas Great Country Cafe and Pie Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and we Love having you as a part of our family. Your recommendation is appreciated and I am with your husband on the Cowboy Club...Delicious Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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abingram87
August 13, 2018|
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Response from Chrystal L | Property representative |
We don’t have them notated in the menu but we are more than happy to guide you through suggestions and help find just the right option.
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videnny
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Chrystal L | Property representative |
Yes, you sure can!
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Shirley J
November 22, 2016|
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Response from Chrystal L | Property representative |
Yes we will be open Thanksgiving from 11am-3pm and serving an all inclusive meal. We are recommending reservations for parties of 8 or more.
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