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Ranch Hand Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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24626 Highway 321, Cleveland, TX 77327-9427
+1 281-592-2545
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 20:00
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Cleveland, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good and big portions served. The staff is very friendly. The building is not in the best shape, but the food makes up for it.

Thank wests2017
Cleveland, Texas
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Down home feel, great food and extremely large portions are at the heart of this restaurant. Cash has advantages and space is very limited, so come early!

Thank TexasSunshine_1960
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Real home country cooking. The staff is always right there. It's always packed- from coffee to main meal to desert, there is not one thing on Ranch Hands Menu, that you will not absolutely love.

1 Thank Copperski
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Chicken fried steak is the so large it fills the whole plate, a grown man has trouble finishing it. Dinning area is small so tables are close but the customers are friendly, a Family atmosphere.

Thank Mark A S
Lancaster, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The service is terrific. The food is awesome. Always have to take some home. Great variety. Very casual. Western atmosphere.

Thank cindygiggles27
Onalaska, Texas
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92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Wait staff was very friendly. Food was quite good. Hamburger steak could have been seasoned a little more. Great loaded baked potato. Fried green tomatoes were good. Slightly on the pricey side.

Thank Mildred K
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Down home country cookin'! Every meal they make is delicious (and we've tried most of them over the years). From chicken fried steak (probably considered their specialty) to club sandwiches and burgers to huge fried shrimp and sooo much more, it's ALL good! I hear their desserts are good too, but we're always too stuffed to try one. They give... More 

Thank Mom2threehungykids
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The hospitality was awesome the food was all that and some more add the burger and fries were too much for me to complete . The decor is out of the world like a home in the country . Please go there if you are in Cleveland , Texas it's really worth the trip .Everything I saw com out of... More 

Thank Donnis C
Houston, TX
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was comfortably full with people looking like the after-church crowd. We happened to be in the area at lunch time after having visited a family member. So, we turned to trusty TripAdvisor and this restaurant ranked at the top of the list. The special of the day was chicken and... More 

Thank glasslawyer
Houston, Texas
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The have excellent chicken fried steak. Catch them on ribeye night, you will be hard pressed to find a better steak any where close. The salads have always been fresh. They do close early around 8:00pm.

Thank Donald W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24626 Highway 321, Cleveland, TX 77327-9427
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 281-592-2545

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?