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Back Door Cafe and Coffee Shop

117 Main St, Smithville, TX 78957-1837
+1 512-237-3128
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
7 Dec 2016
“One and DONE”
10 Oct 2016
“Good but not excellent”
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CUISINES
American
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
117 Main St, Smithville, TX 78957-1837
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Living locally in Smithville, I like to support the local businesses as much as possible. I decided to have a dinner at the Back Door Café and was not impressed. Going inside it is a nice relaxing atmosphere. The waitress hands you a single piece...More

Thank 656MikeC
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had been there in the past and it was a little more eclectic and the food was a little better. maybe becase we were late.

Thank Jt B
Reviewed 15 April 2016

After reading great reviews we decided to meet friends for lunch at the Back Door Cafe. While the service was excellent, the meal was not up to par. The chicken-fried steak tasted like it had come from a pre-fab supplier in the frozen state and...More

1  Thank Sue S
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and service, but the pork chop was amazing! Melted blue cheese and bacon pieces on top, yummy! I would definitely recommend trying it out.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 7 March 2016

I was there on Friday March 4th, 2016 for a conference dinner and the food was delicious. While everyone else had the meat and raved over it, I had the vegetarian meal. I'm not sure what the dish in the bowl was, but it was...More

Thank Flowerhope
Reviewed 1 March 2016

This is a small unassuming cafe, but the ordinary-ness stops @ the door. Known for the coconut pie, the chef is world-trained and prepared some of the best food I had ever had. The salads were so fresh with dressings unmatched. I had the pork...More

Thank marthag1947
Reviewed 10 February 2016

A cozy cafe with really good food that changes on the menu with what the chef finds available. Have a seat, order, and walk through the connecting door to an amazing antiques store to find a treasure while you wait!! BYOB or choose from the...More

Thank D&H Travels
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Love the menu choices. They are limited but certainly well priced. The steak and the chicken fried steak are amazing.

Thank Adena L
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is a charming little restaurant. We enjoyed our meal but it's not the high end place some describe. My husband got the chicken fried steak - full portion - and be aware it was VERY generous. The half portion is probably a normal meal.

Thank Mch2212
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Nice place to stop for lunch. Portions are enormous: you get a main course with two sides, plus unlimited chili and a salad bar, for only $1 more than chili and salad alone. They could use a more upscale coffee maker, but really, it's a...More

Thank HouMSW
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Main St, Smithville, TX 78957-1837
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 512-237-3128
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