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Hruska's Bakery

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American, Czech
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109 W State Highway 71, Ellinger, TX 78938-5126
+1 979-378-2333
05:00 - 22:00
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Sun 05:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 05:00 - 21:00
Fri 05:00 - 22:00
Sat 05:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thanks to Texas' infinite wisdom to have none to nearly no rest stops on the Interstates, whenever we are on a trip to Houston or points East, we stop here. Depending on the time of day, parking may be an issue, but one worth tackling. If you need gas, there are plenty of pumps, but the real gem is the... More 

Thank I_Mr_Mike
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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129 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

About halfway between Houston and Austin lies Hruska's in the Texas Hill Country. We usually stop here when we head to Austin. We got burgers here and some healthy snacks like pop chips and protein bars. The only thing I wish is that their wheat bread was whole wheat. The ingredients for the wheat bread are the exact same for... More 

Thank Angelle225
Houston, Texas
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437 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 374 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

In my household, most of our travel involves flying. We usually travel far from home and driving just isn’t practical. But we are not immune to the occasional road trip and on a recent jaunt to Austin, Texas, we found ourselves hungry for lunch and driving down highway 71 when we noticed a place called Hruska’s Store and bakery. A... More 

Thank Bryan_Carey
Sugar Land, Texas
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627 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, fuel, drinks, gifts, clean bathroom has everything you look for in a stop while traveling. It is a long standing tradition to make it a stop when traveling to and from Austin. Hruska was established in 1912.

Thank Dianne W
Beaumont, Texas
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stop for all your needs, good kolaches, old style. Other pastries made fresh daily. Lots of great gifts and all kinds of nuts and goodies for snacks.

Thank Therese C
Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in a rental in Ellinger, and enjoyed breakfasting here! The kolaches are good, along with other bakery goods. Didn't lunch here, but the burgers were recommended by locals. Nice gift shop, clean restroom. Simple table and chairs in a small eating area. Very friendly service. Definitely better than the usual truck stop!

Thank grannynanny2015
Hitchcock, Texas
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in to fuel up and pick up some snacks. Not terrible impressed with the pan sausage kolaches, but they have the BEST white chocolate, macadamia nut cookies I have ever put in my mouth!! Chocolate coconut macaroons were pretty good as well.

Thank ibtsoom
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always stop at Hruska's to fill-up, have a break and get great baked goods. My son loves their kolache's and I love the peanut butter/chocolate cookies (really almost a scone). They have a wide variety of kolaches: meat, sausage, jelly filled, cream cheese filled. Their deli also makes excellent sandwiches. This is a great stop since it is almost... More 

Thank Bob O
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best kolaches ever! Best pasties! Made from scratch and many fillings: poppy seed, chocolate / cream cheese.

Thank Christa W
Baytown, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This place was good but not great. Bakery was good but nothing out of this world. It's a nice place to grab some pastries & coffee.

Thank knecio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Czech
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 22:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 W State Highway 71, Ellinger, TX 78938-5126
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Ellinger
  • Phone Number: +1 979-378-2333

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