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Welfare Cafe

223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
+1 830-537-3700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (23 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
“shepherds pie” (2 reviews)
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German, American, Healthy, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there for a wedding rehearsal, food was ok, but late, and looks like they rushed it. I heard some of the other guest wondering, “is that vehicles cooked all the way?”, the cheese dip was not enough for a wedding rehearsal party. But...More

Thank Scotty S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our out of town company has always enjoyed going to this once wonderful, off the beaten path, enclave, so we headed out with great expectations, as we also love "The Welfare" and were very excited, as well.. Sadly, our evening was a great disappointment from...More

Thank JOYJOYPortAransas
Reviewed 28 January 2018

We drove out on a beautiful December day. There is both indoor and outdoor seating and the food and atmosphere are great! Met up with friends who had gotten married there on site.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It has been a long time since we drove out to the Welfare Café, and enjoyed an excellent meal. This place reeks of rustic. The food is wonderful. I had the Shepards pie,. my wife had the tenderloin. Both were excellent. Portion size is just...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We used to love this place. We brought a couple of friends that came down from Dallas over the holidays because we knew the Welfare Cafe was a very special place. We were very disappointed. Started out with they were out of the first 3-4...More

Thank ABE49
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Others have said how you could drive by this place, what they haven't told you, but that you need to know, you could also walk right into it and not realize you are at an excellent restaurant. Or A restaurant. Of any kind. We thought...More

Thank CiberDiver
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a bite to eat after a long day. We were welcomed in and was a nice environment with options for indoor or outdoor seating. I had the shrimp pad Thai which was different than normal pad Thai but good flavor. Also...More

Thank Erica136
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Ok, do NOT let the name take your mind to a goat barn. This place is 5 star peace and 5 star food. They could use a few more servers but let me say that my wife and I love this place. Off the beaten...More

Thank Roger744
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wow! You could just drive pass this quaint building and miss an extraordinary dining experience! Don't do it - stop and check out their outstanding menu options. I had their popular Fredericksburg Chicken and was delightfully surprised with the flavor of a jalopeno peach sauce...More

Thank LIsham747
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this place out in the boonies rustic lots of animals great food it was an amazing wedding and great staff

Thank Justin H
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1 May 2017|
Response from Piperlovestravel | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing that on the menu
Dale M
19 June 2016|
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Response from welfare1 | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: +1 830-537-3700
  • E-mail
Housed in the original 1900 Welfare General Store & Post office.The Cafe & beer garden is surrounded by beautiful gardens and historic buildings, offering a unique dining experience since 1998. We support local wine rowers and Texas farmers and ranchers.Local producers Local producers and sustainable practices are paramount to our menu choices. Texas Hill Country inspired seasonal menus available along with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.
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