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Giddings Downtown Restaurant

155 W Austin St, Hwy. 290 West, Giddings, TX 78942-3205
+1 979-542-2201
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“cornbread” (8 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
155 W Austin St, Hwy. 290 West, Giddings, TX 78942-3205
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

They cooked my entree even though they had sold out. Fantastic sweet potatoes.This is a must do stop on Highway290

Thank WinterOwl
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had the lunch special which was great. The variety of the meat choice was larger than many menus. They offered chicken fried steak, liver & onions, baked chicken, baked & fried fish, turkey and salmon patties and a few others. A good variety of...More

1  Thank thompsonnelda
Reviewed 27 December 2017

While it doesn't look like much from the road, this restaurant is a great find for comfort food. It has one of the best chicken fried steaks anywhere (passing through a couple of days later, I had another). My wife had liver and onions one...More

1  Thank fnewton2
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch, it is a very quaint quiet place. We were directed to the food line and ordered from the cafeteria style menu. Service was great, all the staff was very polite. And the food was very good. We hardly talked. We'll...More

1  Thank Tab L
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Home style cooking. Friendly staff. Had turkey & dressing, hubby had meat loaf. Great veggie choices and lunch special includes salad. Nice portions, we left full.

Thank Cotillion67
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Went in for lunch with the group I was with. For one low price you get a drink a meal and a dessert. All of it tasted homemade and it was all ready now. Fast and fresh. Friendly waitstaff and a classic style building. Great...More

Thank Richardotcom
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We've visited this restaurant annually. Unfortunately the service was lacking and the cashier was rather rude today. Last time we will come.

Thank texastunis
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stopped by for a weekday lunch at 1:30; hubby had the lunch special - you choose a "meat" from the large steam tables, and two sides for $7.95, seven days a week with the lunch special running until 2:30 pm. They plate it for you...More

1  Thank callmemagicfish
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through and looking for a place to get a decent meal. We were not disappointed. I would not say it was spectacular or anything out of the ordinary, but it was a nice, warm meal. My husband got the buffet lunch and...More

Thank Cristal D
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We have stopped several times over the last few years and it is like eating at my grandmother's table. Very good southern comfort food from the buffet at lunch has been our experience and it is always delicious. The bread and cornbread is really good...More

Thank Pam J
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10 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Terry F | Reviewed this property |
They do have a private dining room. I am not sure if you have to reserve it because we stopped on a weekday. I would say kids are welcome, but we only saw adults. I would say it is not allergy friendly; mainly home style.
Larry R
28 August 2015|
Response from TNGJJ68 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not. Just Lunch and Dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 W Austin St, Hwy. 290 West, Giddings, TX 78942-3205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Giddings
  • Phone Number: +1 979-542-2201
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