We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Courthouse Whistlestop Cafe

$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
318 North Washington Avenue, Livingston, TX
+1 936-327-3222
Website
Today
06:00 - 14:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 91: English reviews
Georgia
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a couple of times for breakfast!! The service is excellent and the breakfast is always done perfect! Being in the medical field, there are times I am rushed to eat, yet, after the shift is done, I always come here for a good breakfast!! Definitely a gem in this small town.

Helpful?
Thank Sicilian_Omerta
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch and enjoyed the food, service and prices. Antiques all around and fun shopping in the connecting store. Overall a nice relaxing stop.

Helpful?
Thank swgodale
Livingston, Texas
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The last time we went after church the food was luke was and chewy, have gone there often and the food and service was good, but not on this visit. Will not go there again!!!!!!!!!!!

Helpful?
Thank mccormickgloria63
Porter, Texas
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Great inexpensive lunch surrounded by antiques and memorabilia. Food was well prepared and appropriately priced.

Helpful?
Thank rdanderberg
Silver Springs, Florida
Level Contributor
467 reviews
378 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Nice little local cafe. Staff is friendly and courteous, but a little slow and inefficient. I had their chicken-fried steak (a favorite of mine). The hand-dipped batter was light and crunchy. The white gravy was excellent, with lots of flavor. The steak covered the entire platter. My wife had the Sunday special, spaghetti with meat sauce. The serving was relatively... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank HoopFL
Magnolia, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast food plus we really enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. This time I ordered the Western Omelette with Grits and both were prepared well. Our cousin ordered the #2 and the pancakes looked tasty. Four people and no leftovers should also speak well of this café.

Helpful?
Thank Linda M
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Took my daughter thier for lunch. Service was horrible. Waited at least 10 minutes to even be acknowledge at table. Waitress was complaining to ladies at register,on her her cell phone. Then was leaving and didn't tell us we would be getting a new waitress. Took about 20 minutes to get our drinks. Wound up getting a salad, what a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ann K
Level Contributor
54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Really liked the food... once we got it! Took a long time to order and the staff who poured water declined to take our order... wasn't their job. Okay, so how about getting someone for us who does that job?! Really?! Not sure I would go back...

Helpful?
1 Thank Celeste M
Livingston, Texas
Level Contributor
44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch and I ordered the Rueben with fries and DW had Blt and chips with water and I had a Coke. Order came and food was hot with plenty of fries and chips but the sandwiches looked like childrens portions. Tasted OK not great. Then we ordered peach cobbler with ice cream for dessert to celebrate my... More 

Helpful?
Thank armoredtruckdriver
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Home style breakfast, great bacon and good sandwiches. Excellent service. A regular stop for us when we drive into town.

Helpful?
Thank julbarrett

Travellers who viewed Courthouse Whistlestop Cafe also viewed

 

Been to Courthouse Whistlestop Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 North Washington Avenue, Livingston, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Livingston
  • Phone Number: +1 936-327-3222

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Courthouse Whistlestop Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?