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Jay Cafe

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16634 Texas 36, Needville, TX
+1 979-793-7900
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Angleton, Texas
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly service, home cooked food, many choices and the best pie selections, which are home made too! Yummm.

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Thank Joyce E
Conroe, Texas
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76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I like to drive around and find wonderful places to eat! We had heard about The Jay Cafe, and even though we are in Conroe, we decided it was time for a Sunday drive to Needville! OMG! So glad we did! The food was EXCELLENT! And after eating the Coconut Cream Pie - I decided that if... More 

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Thank Tori L
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The made from scratch food, the fantastic service and the unbelievable homemade pie! Hand pattied burgers, hand cut steaks all cooked on a mesquite wood grill. Finally a restaurant that knows how to make real homemade American food.

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Thank htfbtr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chicken fried steak is superior evan by Texas standards. Fridays Fried catfish is best I have ever had. You will not be disappointed if you male road trip out to Needville

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Thank bradley s
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We love the chicken fried steak! The home made pies are delicious. The staff is friendly and helpful. Love this place!

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Thank otisderby
Houston, Texas
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for an early New Years Eve dinner. Food was good... really good! The bacon wrapped filet was amazing. Save room for one of their pies for dessert. We tried the Coconut Cream Pie, peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream, and 4 layer red velvet cake. Worth the drive!

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Thank JuliaTheItinerant
Houston, Texas
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Unassuming cafe on the outskirts of Needville, Tx. Went in on a busy Friday at lunch time. Immediately seated and service was excellent. Typical diner/cafe atmosphere where the food is the star not the ambience. Had the Little Tex (half order of chicken fried steak) with two sides. Perhaps the best CFS I've eaten in a long time. Not greasy,... More 

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Thank oldxrayguy
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome place to eat as well as friendly employees. The chicken strips are very good. Portion are enough for take-home for another meal.

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Thank Carolyn M
Brazoria, Texas
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

We've been to the Jay Cafe on several occasions. Food is always great as well as the service. Some of the items that we've had are classic burgers, chicken fried chicken, and fried catfish. All great. Fried okra was very good also. They're known for their desserts, but we haven’t saved room for them yet. We'll be back to try... More 

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Thank Alan H
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday for lunch. The service was really good and folks are friendly. But my meal was AWESOME! The hot Bacon salad dressing is great. Turkey and dressing was good as well. I've never had turkey breast SO moist.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16634 Texas 36, Needville, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Needville
  • Phone Number: +1 979-793-7900

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