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Chess Club Cafe

) #2 of 19 Restaurants in Blanco ££ - £££ American, Cafe
1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
+1 830-833-4930
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (29 reviews)
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American, Cafe
££ - £££
1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great small restaurant in a converted house. The food was excellent with service to match. Three of our party had one of the lunch specials- meatloaf. All three said it was the best meatloaf they had ever eaten. I had another lunch...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great little small restaurant open for brunch and lunch most days. The chef always has a fabulous special but everything else is really good.

Thank Libster4444
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I visited for lunch with two friends. We arrived about 11:30 and the main parking lot was full. We were lucky to find a spot in front along the highway. Upon entering the restaurant I felt like I was transported back to my grandmother's farm...More

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for sandwiches and salads!! The food is fresh ! The service is usually good . The prices are very reasonable for the food!

Thank Liz A
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Food was really good. They stop serving breakfast at 11:30 I think. We got their at 10:50 I think and they put out order in as soon as she got it . It was on a Sunday morning and was super busy we got it...More

Thank Sierra K
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We rode our motorcycle here on a perfect day. Called ahead to see if we needed reservations and the lady recommended we do so . We booked for 12.30 and arrived 15 mins early.....glad we did as this is a very popular place. We sat...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Fredericksburg on a whim...great decision! Small and quaint, very simple setting. Ate lunch and truly enjoyed the sandwiches. Great Rueben and chicken salad sandwiches. Bread was excellent! Don't leave without a sticky bun for dessert. Service was very...More

1  Thank Schmeltj
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Thank you so much! And I will pass this along to Tucker as well.

Reviewed 2 April 2017

This place is AWESOME! Was disappointed they didn't serve breakfast all day, but the most delicious sandwich ever totally made up for it! The homemade bread was everything. Amazing chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes as well. Big servings. Really wish they were open for...More

mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thank you so much for your excellent review. We appreciate your support.

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Chess Club is awesome, both service and food. My favorite is the chicken fried steak breakfast. It is more than enough food for two people. I can never finish even close to half of my meal and leftovers warm up great in the oven at...More

Thank Kathy J
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks Kathy!!! We really appreciate your support.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

The breakfast was great. They were very busy and we still had great service. The bread pudding is one of the best I have ever had. The omelette was very good too.

Thank curly-qs-mom
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

So glad you had an excellent experience. We really appreciate the support!

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Margaret M
We were wanting to host a "groomsman brunch" for about 35 for a wedding on a Sat. in August, is that even feasible?
13 May 2016|
Response from mylilraynedrop | Property representative |
Can you give me a call at the restaurant 840-833-4930 so I can get some more details? Ask for Emily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Blanco
  • Phone Number: +1 830-833-4930
  • E-mail
Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and have been open for about a month.
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