We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cathy's Boardwalk Cafe

8 Old Town Rd., Salado, TX
+1 254-947-8162
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
1 Aug 2017
“Very good stop at Cathy's Cafe”
14 Feb 2017
“a new Saaldo favorite”
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, American
8 Old Town Rd., Salado, TX
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (19)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 2 August 2017

We were headed to visit my wife's family in Temple Texas but wanted to try something different. My sister-in-law (from Temple) had mentioned Cathy's Cafe, so we tried it It was very good. They also took good care of me (low salt / heart healthy...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We weren't sure what we wanted to eat, only that we wanted to patronize a local eatery. We chose Cathy's. It's a nice little restaurant located in a touristy area of local shops in Historical Saledo. We were greeted promptly and had iced tea served...More

Thank Diane R
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A great place for lunch while shopping in Salado for locals or tourists. The tuna melt is the best around everything is fresh and tasty!!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Actually a surprize!!! cafe is comfortably large, waitstaff is efficient and engaged, food is quite good, parking is not great, and place is hard to find...sign on Main street sez "Cafe" but no hint on where it is. I had the chicken fried steak, was...More

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cute cafe in the Old Town setting in Salado Tx, Great lunch spot, fast, friendly service, and a great menu selection

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have eaten here several times on my trips through Salado. They have a good lunch plate, good mushroom burger and I have had their grilled chicken sandwich that I liked. Pretty good service to eat there or you can get take-out. I would recommend...More

Thank TexasTrekGirl
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Other reviewers mentioned that this was not a fancy place, just a basic small town restaurant. All true. I guess it depends how "basic" you want to go. Our food, for three, was later summed up as "elementary school cafeteria food". It felt industrial and...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I ate at every non-barbeque place in town. This one ranks in the top tier. They had a fish of the day -- which is good for me. A lot of locals eat there and come in for takeout.

Thank Love_East_Africa
Reviewed 26 February 2016

First off this is definitely a small town restaurant. If you are expecting fancy silverware, wine choices, and/or diverse menu maybe not the best place for you. If you are looking for a great quality meal at a very friendly price with smiling wait staff...More

1  Thank luke f
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Wonderful place for lunch! Right in the heart of beautiful downtown Salado. Everything was FRESH and hand prepared. The potato soup was creamy, chunky and delicious. I haven't had a grilled cheese sandwich in years and I was flooded with memories of my mother's house...More

Thank TXEyeGuy
Nearby Restaurants
The Shed
205 reviews
1.13 km away
Alexander's Distillery
151 reviews
.84 km away
Johnny's Steaks & Bar-Be-Que
215 reviews
.67 km away
McCains Bakery and Cafe
69 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Chupacabra Craft Beer & Salado Lone Star Winery
36 reviews
1.09 km away
Barrow Brewing Company
21 reviews
1.05 km away
Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller
25 reviews
.36 km away
Salado Sculpture Garden
15 reviews
.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cathy's Boardwalk Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Old Town Rd., Salado, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Salado
  • Phone Number: +1 254-947-8162
Between Stagecoach Road and Main Street
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing