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Cleburne Cafeteria

3606 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-2120
+1 713-667-2386
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“roast beef” (7 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3606 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-2120
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Reviewed yesterday

Houston has two classic cafeterias, Luby’s and Cleburne. I would think—and perhaps I’m showing my age—that diners go to a cafeteria seeking quick, delicious food at relatively inexpensive prices. At Luby’s, you can get an entrée with two sides plus bread for about $12 or...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the new place. We went for dinners and had a great meal. The pies and cobblers are to die for!! They now serve some beers and wines.

Thank hdhatp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Planned a late lunch- 1:30 - to avoid crowds and still had a difficult time finding a parking space. We did have to wait in line but it gave us the opportunity to scope out our food choices! I had beef liver with onions, green...More

1  Thank sher481
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn’t wait for them to reopen and went for lunch the second week. They’ve done a nice job of decorating and everything looked new. It was nice to see they salvaged so many paintings from George’s family. However, I must say the food was...More

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family have been going to Cleburne's for years. I told my daughter Cleburne's was opening again and she drove four hours with a friend. This was her friend's first visit. My daughter said the food was bland and not the same as she remembered....More

Thank bacrowe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pretty new building, same great variety of foods, but the taste and presentation of many items aren't as good as before the fire. This may be due to new cooks, new recipes or both, I don't know. When my family and I dined there (our...More

1  Thank Flenda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So very excited Cleburne's had reopened after the fire last year last year. It is better than ever, especially with the addition of the grill and wines in the offeringsrings, My.husband and I go ever week to sample the outstanding entrees, especially the turkey and...More

Thank Julia Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cleburne's is now open after a rebuild due to a fire. Bigger, more parking, better food line with all the old standards and much more including wine and beer. Outside dining now available as well as new meeting rooms. Good sized portions especially the enormous...More

Thank zepper50
Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Cleburne was missed during its reconstruction period. But its back and now bigger and better. Food the same and now they serve wine. Brilliant. I did not see much of an increase in prices but if they did go up a tad, its still...More

Thank terryo_11
Reviewed 11 December 2017

It'a difficult to review an "institution," and Cleburne Cafeteria is truly a beloved Houston dining institution, a cafeteria located in the neighborhood of West University. The building has now been totally rebuilt after a devastating fire. It is larger, with a small outside dining area...More

Thank ahur111
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3606 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005-2120
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Neighbourhood: Greenway/ Upper Kirby
  • Phone Number: +1 713-667-2386
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