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City Cafe - CLOSED

19 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621-2657
+1 512-285-9898
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good13%
  • Average21%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible13%
7 Sep 2016
“Decade ole favorite, closed a while back”
5 Aug 2014
“City Cafe”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Diner
19 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621-2657
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Small town Landmark that offered so many generations of welcoming family-friendly dining on a budget a good location for friends to meet reminisce enjoy times after the game and rehearsals even family reunions after going to church or just on a Sunday brunch good for...More

Thank Xochtil69
Reviewed 6 August 2014

City Café Is No Longer In Business. They closed several months ago. I do not know why they went out of business but I do know that when the ownership changed hands nothing was ever the same, including the food. We did not frequent City...More

1  Thank marybI3843VP
Reviewed 16 April 2014

It has been a staple here for many years, but it has closed for business. Hear someone may open it again.

Thank Cheryll D
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Living in Elgin, I love the history of the building and the town. The food at City Cafe goes up and down with the owners and the cooks. The breakfast is always good and has several morning specials. The chicken fried stead is good and...More

1  Thank WDFerguson
Reviewed 8 August 2013

The lunch buffet has a limited selection. When we were there, they had chicken fried streak, stuffed bell pepper, and BBQ chicken. The CFS was large and OK. They had a small salad bar, and mini cup cakes for dessert. The wait staff was very...More

Thank JMT62662
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Over the years City Café has been up and down. After deciding to try it out once again I was very impressed. The staff has improved tremendously, was glad to see the updated menus & friendly wait staff. Ordered the Lonestar Burger,by far the best...More

Thank Nancy G
Reviewed 21 July 2013

Such a shame. Unfortunately this home town favorite has changed ownership; it will not be around in six months. At noon on Saturday, there were only five tables of diners - it used to be full. We had the chicken fried chicken; it was tough...More

Thank BobtheBuilder39
Reviewed 15 October 2012

First the good: I grew up in a small Texas town, so I love to frequent local businesses. This one looked charming and felt like home. The young girl servers were sweet. My husband's burger and fries were delicious. And now the bad: there was...More

1  Thank Nerdgyrl
Reviewed 4 July 2012

Over the last year, the City Cafe's service has been deteriorating; food is now average but service is absolutely terrible.

1  Thank BrockDaBadger
Reviewed 29 June 2012

Good home town cooking and great breakfast at down to earth prices.

Thank Hugh S
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Restaurant Details

American, Cafe, Diner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 N Main St, Elgin, TX 78621-2657
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Elgin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-285-9898
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