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607 E Tyler St Ste 106, Athens, TX 75751-2000
+1 903-675-5504
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A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on a Friday night, but wasn't at all crowded. Restaurant interior could use a makeover. Was dated and rundown. Food was good. Service was maybe a 3 out of 5. Were seated quick as well as served fast. But had to wait a while before we saw an employee for drink refills and to go container for leftovers.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good breakfast. Have gone there for breakfast for many years. Usually order from menu, but have eaten the buffet. Both are consistently outstanding. Good service too.

Thank skboals
Athens, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Yes, I eat here at least once a week, some weeks three or more times. Lunch is great, fast and the Sweet Ice Tea is always fresh. Daily lunch specials, like CFS, meatloaf, grilled pork chops all with vegetables and bread. The Fajitas (L7) is a must try. Crispy taco salad, nachos or chicken enchiladas with sour cream sauce. I... More 

Thank Theresa G
Rogers, Arkansas
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Service was awful. Food was so so. Would not return. A lot of local people. They have a buffet but it did not look appealing so we ordered off menu.

Thank Leah F
Paris, Texas
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This cafe has good food, really good hot sauce and chips. The place needs an upgrade and remodel/ repair badly! The air conditioning system seems to be old and affected our sinus. The food is good enough, but atmosphere just makes you wonder what the kitchen is like.

Thank Mamacert
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Great place to have a meal with the family and the prices are very economical. I especially like the Saturday morning breakfast. Also the location at Heritage Square is greatwith lots of parking close to the door

Thank dmd-psd
Athens, Texas
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140 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

The quality of the food seems to be in decline and there is some issue about the management's integrity. This restaurant was a mainstay in Athens, TX for some time. They have several awards on the wall which were well-deserved. However, my last few visits haven't been so good - the food is getting bland and the service spotty. I... More 

1 Thank Paul M
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast. Had 2 eggs over medium, and they were done perfectly which is unusual in my experience at other places. Fast service and friendly with fair prices.

Thank bethanny1
Vancouver Island
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

Tried the buffet on New Years Day. 8 of us enjoyed the breakfast. 2 of us went another morning and had breakfast off the menu, great food great price. We'll be back

Thank MaryJo49
Athens, Texas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Though appearing to be a small cafe on the outside, there is amble room inside whether serving large crowds that show up for the weekend breakfast buffet (best in town, in my view) or enjoying a quiet dinner as a couple or family. We have always found the food good, with friendly staff and reasonable prices. Servings are more than... More 

1 Thank TheGantster

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 607 E Tyler St Ste 106, Athens, TX 75751-2000
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 903-675-5504

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