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Hester's Cafe & Coffee Shop

1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
+1 361-885-0558
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (22 reviews)
“panini” (19 reviews)
“scones” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Imagine setting on the patio overlooking the sea with a light breeze blowing in your hair and the sounds of the sea gulls while eating a delicious healthy meal with a cup of soothing tea. The view is hypnotizing the smell is refreshing, you must...More

Thank clarissa j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty good, GPS took me to back of building. Potatoes tasted good but only about half were cooked. The cakes and cheesecakes look amazing. Set up is loud and echoey.

Thank Ash A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Find! Have been a couple times now, when the timing is right and the wallet is in the right place too, I enjoy swinging by here. Fantastic food and atmosphere, friendly staff -- but tough on my budget, so I can't go as often...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a cafe to eat at on our way out of town and stumbled on this. We didn't know it was in the Art Museum when we chose it, but that was a great bonus. Free parking, got to see a little...More

Thank md1m
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is homemade! Breakfast and lunch only. Great soups, salads and yummy yummy desserts. Sandwiches, and taco soup. It doesn't get any better than that! Enjoy enjoy enjoy! Excellent shopping next-door after you eat. They have takeout.

Thank annamO821DB
Reviewed 24 May 2017

There with daughter for her indoctrination into her beta club. The general appearance and staff seam casual but it is professional. The food is great and timing of all the service is non to be dismissed. I have visited several times since this visit just...More

Thank TroyCoast
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Everything on this restaurant will make you comeback, food is great and the attention of the staff couldn't be better!

Thank Suriel S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food with a different twist. Good portions. Try this place, you won't be sorry. Great Hawaiian french toast.

Thank Frederick C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very relaxed and welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Their dishes are unique and great tasting food. Stop in for a cup of coffee an sconce or a full meal. Never disappoints.

Thank LindaB21
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had a big order for family visit, and everyone enjoyed their selection. We had a variety of tastes from omelette, quiche, and sandwiches. For dessert the chocolate cheesecake And apple pie were delicious. We would recommend a lunch at Hester's

Thank kndcctex
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Denise W
Do you have whole pies for ordering for Christmas dinner? Looking for Pecan and Pumkin
22 December 2016|
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Response from Textraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
They had whole pies displayed! Might be worth a call!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1714 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, TX 78404-2931
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-885-0558
  • E-mail
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