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“The best”

Hillsboro General Store Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Restaurants in Hillsboro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $12
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: A family style restaurant featuring local and regional specialities set in a historic adobe filled with memorabilia from the late 19th and early twentieth century.
Reviewed March 31, 2012

Hands down, the best cheese enchiladas I've eaten anywhere. Great rice and beans, too. Worth waitIng for the food. If you're in a hurry don't stop in this gem. It's not that kind of place.

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Reviewed March 6, 2012

every time we go to T or C which is about 3 to 4 times a year we make the drive up to Hillsboro especially for this burger. They have other daily specials which are savory too but the burger and homemade fries are what we always come back for.

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Reviewed February 25, 2012

The only place in Hillsboro now to eat. We can see why! EXCELLENT food, all prepared fresh-to order. Wonderful homemade red and green chile. Fresh brewed iced tea, homemade pies (wonderful crust) and vanilla ice cream. Please do not be in a hurry when you go as there is one lady doing it all up front and one lady cooking in the back. It is well worth the wait, just have patience and your tastebuds WILL be rewarded! We ordered the Dos Burger with hand cut - homemade fries and Burrito Pollo. Both very very nice. Would we go back? YES!

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Reviewed January 2, 2012

Raspberry pancakes for breakfast -- it doesn't get much better than that. Charming place in a charming town, full of history and interesting people.

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Reviewed November 19, 2011

If you are expecting McD's style fast food, don't stop here. We were in town for a week and ate here several times. The food is fresh and wonderful. Everything is prepared after you order it, not just warmed in a microwave like some places. They make their own red and green chili from scratch using Hatch chili, best in the world. Every meal was wonderful. Even their coffee and ice tea tastes better than at most restaurants. The meat for burgers and even the bacon and sausage are really good -- no penny- pinching on ingredients. The owner makes the bread for their french toast, the muffins and scones, and bakes all the pies from scratch. My favorite pie was the 'bumbleberry,' a la mode, of course. I also had a scone that was out of this world -- golden raisins and some savory spice -- maybe rosemary. To add tothe experience, the walls are decorated with atrifacts from the mining days and new art from local artists. There are always locals chatting about current events. Fun place -- really great and so different! Like life 50 years ago, but with more modern conveniences. Don't miss this place, but plan carefully -- it closes at 3 pm and on Thursdays.

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