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Clear Springs Cafe

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6519 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703-4668
+1 903-561-0700
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Tyler, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have eaten here many times and usually take any visitors from out of town. They offer a good variety and we feel the value is better than most.

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Thank THC149
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In Tyler for business and taken here for salmon in lieu of my usual vegetarian fare. Probably should have had the catfish. Asked for Cajun-spiced salmon; served a blackened filet with a tub of sweet jalapeño pepper jelly. Place was busy, I was hungry, I didn't send it back. Pinto and green bean sides were served barely warm. Hush puppies... More 

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Thank Susan W
Whitehouse, Texas
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know this is a seafood restaurant but I don't think you can beat the chicken fried steak and the pile of onion rings. We have ate here many times and enjoyed each time. We brought a friend for her birthday and it was her first time. She had always passed it up because her family are not big fish... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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338 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, maybe I didn't choose the right meal. I had skinny tacos, because I wanted the avocado and corn tortilla. The fish was good, but on the small side. The broccoli was good; rice, pretty sure it was not mixed inhouse, probably packaged mixture. Also had gumbo. Shrimp were on small side and not much sausage. Good but not outstanding.... More 

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Thank M P
United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted some good seafood - and stopped for a late lunch - so, ordinarily, some places would be "off their game", or you would have a long wait for your food. Not here! We both had the Little Buddy. It is a fish/shrimp combo and plenty of food- and was delicious. On one order we substituted their famous onion... More 

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Thank HOWBREN7
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy Clear Springs! Excellent / consistent Fried Catfish, Shrimp, great Green Beans and fantastic Onion Rings.... at customer friendly prices. We are regular visitors to Clear Springs!

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Thank Travel80
Arlington, Texas
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Clear Springs Cafe catered a lunch for our conference (located at the the Hampton Inn South Tyler - Great place). Our lunch consisted of grilled chicken breast (fantastic and moist), grilled bacon wrapped shrimp with a slice of jalapeno, green beans with bacon and potato salad. The shrimp was fabulous, would highly recommend this! The individuals who came and catered... More 

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Thank stxmais
San Antonio, Texas
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

I was a conference at the Hampton Inn with a large good of police officers. This was a catered event by them. For starters they were some of the nicest people in the business with a great attitude. I had a chance to tell them how impressed I was with their catered food. Ok, the food. It was catered chicken,... More 

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Thank mike p
Tyler, Texas
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I love the jalapeño crawfish chowder. Sometimes it's alittle too hit depending on the peppers but you got to try it. They serve stacks of onion ring that can be shared with the whole table. I love their shrimp dishes too. All this and good service with reasonable prices. Tyler tx

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Thank betty56797
Athens
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

In the past the food has be en good. This time it was very disappointing. The salmon, on the salmon salads, was very salty. The lettuce was nothing but white cardboard (iceburg). The salad mix tasted as if it had been in the back of the refrigerate for several days. It was beginning to turn. Not a fresh taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 18
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6519 S Broadway Ave, Tyler, TX 75703-4668
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Tyler
  • Phone Number: +1 903-561-0700
Description
Clear Springs Seafood Restaurant is a standout. An authentic restaurant located on Broadway. Clear Springs serves up a variety of western specialties including delicious seafood, steaks and hearty burgers. Don't forget about our World Famous Onion Rings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?