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Texas Star Cafe

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24131 Bastrop St, New Ulm, TX 78950-2328
+1 979-992-3522
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 14:00
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Houston, Texas, USA
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

If you like the southern country style cooking - this is the place. Everyone is friendly and will see to you having a good experience in southern eating.

Thank merl53
New Ulm, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Meals are usually fairly good.During lunch if you get the special it is fast but if you order off of the menu it is very slow. The place is understaffed usually.

2 Thank wilhelm518
Houston, Texas
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Now this is the real deal in country joints in South Central Texas. Atmosphere is not pretend - it just is. Chicken fried steak is the real thing. Don't miss the fried pickles as they were done just right. Great service. Note the small piece of paper on the corner of the table. It is a running list of your... More 

Thank drjbob
Lafayette, Louisiana
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Texas Star is a good little restaurant in the sleepy little town of New Ulm. We recently had breakfast there and really enjoyed it with the exception of the coffee. The coffee was terrible. The locals told us that the hours are limited so to always check before going. Suprisingly they aren't open at night. When you are the only... More 

Thank russellwalters
New Ulm, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Our Laake ancestors came to New Ulm, Tx in the 1860's so we are definitely locals. Let ME tell you Texas star cafe is THE best. Thier hamburgers are so big and juicy one will fill you up. Thier chicken fried steaks are tender and tasty and huge. The owners Wendy and Chad Raisner are some of the nicest and... More 

1 Thank DARRYL L
Missouri City, Texas
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Texas small town cafe dining at its best. Have been here several times, both for breakfast and lunch and have never been disappointed. Breakfast consists of the usual cafe fare, eggs, hash browns, pancakes, lots of bacon and sausage and coffee. The prices are vey reasonable and you will not leave hungry. Go with the special of two eggs, sausage,... More 

1 Thank Ron S
Columbus, Texas
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Nothing fancy, casual in the country. More than adequate servings. They make the best hamburgers. Prompt service, but usually the waitress is in a rush. Specials served.

Thank Calgaltx
North Richland Hills, Texas
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

I went there after my golfing at THE FALLS. Very clean, and it reminds you of a old fashion diner with great service and food .

Thank Debbie M
Sealy, Texas
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

We went to Texas Star for dinner and I think we should have gone for breakfast instead. Beautiful drive out there for sure:) The tea wasn't fresh:( We ordered the fried mushrooms and corn nuggets for an appetizer. They were ok... A lot of breading. Then I ordered the grilled shrimp skewers with a baked potato and salad. I was... More 

Thank Erin K
Warsaw, Poland
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

Definitively we are no expert on American cuisine, however we have been travelling in US for three weeks, mainly around the south, did 5000 miles and visited great number of different establishments. This one was exactly I would have expected Texas diner should look like. Of course this is ain’t Paris but the food was perfect for a place, staff... More 

2 Thank XsaweryDreptak

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24131 Bastrop St, New Ulm, TX 78950-2328
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  New Ulm
  • Phone Number: +1 979-992-3522

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