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Hill Country Cupboard

American, Diner
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101 South US 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
+1 830-868-4625
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not bad! Chicken fried steak, pork chops and chicken... a good beer selection and full bar. A real down home, local kind of place.

Thank James P
Beverly, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While driving through this little berg, my dad and I could not ignore the sign advertising the World's Best Chicken Fried Steak!! I had to give it a try. Long story short: it's pretty dang good. Is it the best in the world? To be fair, I haven't eaten at every fried steak establishment in the world, but my guess... More 

Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were greeted immediately. The atmospheric was relaxed country. The service was excellent. We were served by Adrian. Food ordered came quickly. Appetizer was Fried Green Tomatoes. They are served steaming hot, covered in a lightly peppered crisp, and just the right thickness. Mmmmmmm I ordered the Grilled Jalapeño Ruben with country fried potatoes. It was served on a toasted... More 

Thank Tracey W
Austin, Texas
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Highway diner, so we didn't expect the food to be anything but average. Service was pleasant, the ladies who served us were kind and had fun personality. We ordered simple eggs medium over and hash potatoes. with coffee and OJ. Coffee was tasteless but food was decent. We would return knowing that this is what we would get.

Thank eadsl
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I really dislike leaving a bad review..I know everyone has a bad day. That bring said, it seems as though none of the employees wanted to work on the day after Christmas, and it was pretty busy. Servers were not very friendly, and seemed to be feuding among themselves. Everyone was getting their hot meals served cold, no drink refills,... More 

Sandra T, Manager at Hill Country Cupboard, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your trip that day. We appreciate your feedback. We use these feedbacks to train our staff and also allow them to see things through our customers eyes. We hope that you will come back and try us again. Thank you H.C.C staff. More 

Georgetown, Texas
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211 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

I am sure some people probably treasure this place, but it is not a place I would stop at again. Probably the staff was in a foul mood since it was the day after Christmas, but their attitude was in line with the quality of the food. Two egg breakfast consisted of runny scrambled eggs, two tiny sausage links out... More 

Thank NTSU1975
Sandra T, Owner at Hill Country Cupboard, responded to this review

I'm sorry that your trip to the hill Country Cupboard was not enjoyable. We are here to make your dining enjoyable . I hope you will come back and try us again. We hope you had a wonderful holiday and a happy new year. More 

Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Yeah, ok its not Rodeo Drive and the food is what you expect a road side diner to be. Fast, cheap and good portions. We stopped the other day on our way home from camping, around 10.30am. Service was good, food was ok, served quick, was cheap and place was friendly! - id stop again for sure

Thank TimeTraveller1972
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this place on our way to see the lights in Johnson city. They were busy, maybe because of the season. Long time to be seated, long time to have our orders taken. The waitress never smiled and everybody there looked angry. It took almost an hour to have our food delivered. Throughout the meal, the waitress never... More 

1 Thank Silmara T
Houston, Texas
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247 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Really good choice if you have out of state--or country--visitors who should see a real Texas cafe. Food is good and reasonable. Worth a visit!

Thank Royan17200
Caldwell, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Wife and I were on our way from Junction City, Texas to Caldwell, Texas. Stop at Hill Country Cupboard for a quick lunch. Bad mistake. Service was as poor as I have seen. Only two people working tables and didn't seem to know where they were at. Food was OK, but by the time we got it I had almost... More 

1 Thank James S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 South US 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 830-868-4625

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