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Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
+1 361-885-0558
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (24 reviews)
“panini” (19 reviews)
“scones” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were hungry and had just arrived in Corpus....I pulled up Trip Advisor and this little place was a few miles away. We found it a few miles off the highway in an area under a lot of construction. Don't let that deter you. The...More

Thank txchef320
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband go here often. We usually get the Louis Armstrong and sometimes Hester's Griddle Toast. Be sure and tell them if you like crisp bacon, because it isn't crisp unless you ask. The food is always great.

Thank dflemin
Reviewed 1 week ago

They give very genours portions and good tasting food. Prices were about normal for a sandwich/salad/soup place and the desserts were delicious.

Thank Coach6767
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and variety so that everyone can get what they like. I'll definitely return and recommend this place to anybody with family and picky eaters.

Thank cchandballjms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saturday morning breakfast with the family. The healthy muffin was excellent. The breakfast tacos were spot on. Two different kinds of quiche were both delicious. The American breakfast was nothing special but it was not bad. The French toast was very good. And, the fruit...More

Thank txstm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Come when they open or you will wait quite awhile! Everything is made in house. The waffles are exquisite! The baked goods are far above average. The coffee is great and, of course, the cup is bottomless!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

Hesters has the best omelettes. I usually get the curlew and never upsets me. The coffee is great too and the service is fast.

Thank villarrealviola
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Good high quality fresh offerings. All types of sandwiches and quiches at a very reasonably price. Clean facilities and exceptional service.

Thank gptex
Reviewed 12 July 2017

great selection of hot and cold coffees and plenty to eat. feels like a higher end sandwich shop. great food

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The food was mediocre and cold. Service decent but definitely not impressed with this place. My food had a horrible aftertaste and my Husband left with a stomach ache.

Thank Blanca G
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Denise W
22 December 2016|
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Response from Textraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
They had whole pies displayed! Might be worth a call!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-885-0558
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