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“I have always liked Cotton Patch”
Review of Cotton Patch Cafe

Cotton Patch Cafe
Ranked #146 of 392 Restaurants in Waco
Cuisines: American
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Waco, Texas
Level 5 Contributor
61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“I have always liked Cotton Patch”
Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

Whether in Stephenville Tx or Waco it has consistently good food and service. The chicken fried steak always excellent and the vegetables fresh, colorful, seasoned just right. Ice Tea glass always filled.

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English first
Argyle, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
550 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
“Great chicken fried steak, lackluster service”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

My chicken fried steak was about as good as it gets, and my friend enjoyed her vegetable platter. The service could use some polishing, however. There were 8 people waiting outside when the restaurant opened. A young woman unlocked the door and put a sign out advertising a special, then walked back in. No greeting, no "please come in"....not a smile, not a word. When we left, the two women at the hostess stand also did not look up or say a word of thanks or farewell.

Also, a word of caution about many Cotton Patch restaurants---the booths are set on platforms so that you step up about 10 inches or so. I can't imagine that there would not be accidents when people forget that there's a drop when they step back down.

  • Visited January 2013
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Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
“Affordable Food, Average Atmosphere”
Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Normally the food is good. I like the veggie plate. Large servings of chicken-fried steak. It is also usually clean, but once we saw a roach on our table. I was so grossed out it took a while before we could go back. However, the mgr was very apologetic, and comped our meal.

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Waco, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
178 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Cotton Patch”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

The food is good and the prices are good value Service is friendly and prompt. The restaurant is old and needs some cleaning and updating. The waiting area was not fresh smelling.

Visited October 2012
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Thank glo62
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Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Cotton Patch at lunchtime”
Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

Average food for average price. The party melt is better at Whataurger, nothing like the pic on the menu. Also I ordered tender platter and received few when compared to the other orders on the tables around me. Not consistent! The chicken fried steak was a manly portion for $10.00.

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