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Hill Country Cupboard

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101 South US 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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San Antonio, Texas, United States
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74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

my husband had I were out for a drive and just happened upon the hill country cupboard, I wasn't sure what to expect because the place didn't look that great from the outside, but we were both surprised! the service was alittle slow but the food was worth the wait! the only thing I was recommend is if they could... More 

Thank Kathy R
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch in the Texas Hill Country. Waited over 15 min to be seated. Waited quite a while for the waiter to take our order and then I waited to pay!!! A lady did apologize and say 3 people called in sick today but the food was nothing special either. Probably will find another place to eat when we... More 

Thank Anita L
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

After a long day of travel all my family wanted was a good meal.We waited over 10 min just to be seated.and that's because they weren't busy.After waiting this long the only reason we sat down was because I had to ask the waitress if we could sit.Then she wanted to sit us in the front with the afternoon sun... More 

Thank 1221 Broadway M
Arlington, Texas
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had a late breakfast. Service was prompt, food was hot, bacon was exactly crisp as requested, and biscuit was good. Homemade treats for sale in case by cash register looked excellent and were generously sized.

Thank CanadianWannabe
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

My family eats here when we head to Pedernales falls state park. No gripes the food is wonderful and service friendly and helpful. The price is pretty typical for any restaurant. Three adults ate for $28 and we all had drinks. The bathrooms are so cute made from cedar fence slats and they are very clean.

Thank KarenLN63
Sandra T, Owner at Hill Country Cupboard, responded to this review

Thank you for making us one of your stops this Memorial day weekend . We appreciate your business. Hope to see you again. H.C.C & family. More 

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391 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

After touring the LBJ State and National Parks, our church tour group stopped here for lunch at almost 2pm. We were surprised to see the place almost full. Our food was all very good (hamburger,crispy chicken salad, Reuben, and a hearty breakfast!) but our service was less than average.

Thank BonnieNimmo
Denton, Texas
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

The place has the appearance of every restaurant we enjoy, so we were excited to try it. We waited 15 minutes after being seated for someone to get drinks for us. Food order came promptly. Food came fast enough. Then, we waited approx. 15 minutes for our check. The food is just okay. It is nothing to get excited about,... More 

Thank Scott T
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73 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try this place after fishing. When we first arrived the tables that were unoccupied were covered in dishes that needed to be taken back. Eventually we were seated. I went to the bathroom to wash my hands and found it was out of soap. I told the waitress there and she told me to try the bathroom... More 

Thank Hazel O
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

It gives me no pleasure to write this review. I have stopped on the way to Austin and eaten at this restaurant every few years for about forty years and I am saddened to see how bad it has gotten. Hill Country Cupboard (HCC) in Johnson City, Texas, claims to have the best chicken fried steaks in Texas, and its... More 

Thank Plateaupatriot
Spring Branch, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

We ate a late lunch/early dinner. I had the chicken fried steak and my husband had meatloaf. The steak was unbelievably tough - like leather. My husband's comment about his meatloaf? "Scratch this place off the list of places to return to". Very disappointing. Won't be back.

1 Thank Sarita B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 South US 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: 18308684625

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