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Butter Churn

1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
+1 361-758-2300
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fried chicken” (20 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm not sure where else you can find "Home Cooking" on a buffet. The kitchen is continually bringing out fresh pans of food.The selection is very good. I always have a big bowl of the cabbage. The fried chicken filet is crispy yet tender and...More

Thank 317Frankie
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Food needs to be hotter I saw some workers whereing gloves that handled the food some not all need to where gloves kids running the waitress never asked if I needed a refill or took my finished plates more interested in my husband and son...More

Thank teddie476
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Why just an “average” rating? I rated this place based on the collection of offerings, not as a buffet. As a buffet, it was inexpensive (great value) and overall had lots of very good offerings. But, as a restaurant and judging each item on its...More

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We go here every time we visit the coast. All of the food is fresh and taste homemade. It's a buffet, but they have different things everyday. it's worth the drive even from Corpus.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

This was an active lunch stop. Lots of people and lots of food. Great device and a wide variety of food. Very good quality. Excellent chicken breasts and beef tenderloin. What a great place.

Thank JohnM19146
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

They have a nice choice of vegetables, meats, sides, salad bar, and desserts. Love the fried fish and brisket. Plenty of choices for everyone in your group.

Thank Audrey K
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Got there right at opening (11). I suggest getting there then it gets packed quick! The food was amazing. Our waitress wasn’t very friendly. It was our first experience and she could’ve cared less. Good thing the food made up for her attitude and won’t...More

Thank nicolefalt
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I had been to this same restauant several years ago and it is till the best! It is buffet style but much more like home cooked meals. A large selection of salads, meats and veggies which I undertand change daily. The waitress made sure we...More

Thank 7travelgirl2929
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

On a Saturday afternoon stopped for lunch. Items on buffet always seem to be at right temperature. I finally asked about the enchiladas and was told: they are homemade! They are very good. I don’t eat much beef, but the bbq smoked brisket on a...More

Thank danidb518
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The Wife and I eat have never left the restaurant hungry. The food is always spot on. The folks that tend to the buffet tables are always polite and do such a great job at maintaining it. The folks bussing the tables are always smiling...More

Thank thomas b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Aransas Pass
  • Phone Number: +1 361-758-2300
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