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Welfare Cafe

223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
+1 830-537-3700
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (24 reviews)
“chicken” (23 reviews)
“quail” (11 reviews)
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German, American, Healthy, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is wonderful in every way!! We will go back again & take our local friends! Good is awesome & the atmosphere perfect! Like stepping back in time!

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two people refer this little place. We were seated in the front room which was very small. We suspect the larger area was in the back. Didn’t go inspect as it was a heat index of 107. That said, the air-conditioning was on...More

Thank TREVI36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read previous reviews on Welfare Cafe and was not disappointed at all. The burgers were delicious and the grilled quail was tasty and tender. Will definitely dine here again. Friendly and accommodating service. It was a bit tricky with a wheelchair but everyone was...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I have been all over the work & eaten at many places. This little gem is absolutely fabulous. We weren't rushed to eat & leave. In fact we were encouraged to dine & relax!

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Our waitress Rae was great! This is a wonderful place to have a nice relaxing evening with family. Make sure to call for a reservation so they know you’re coming! Some of the best food in the Hill Country!!! Anytime we come out to Boerne...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Stopped for lunch, no one else was in the restaurant but it was early. Server was not very familiar with the menu, said it was her second week. They don't seem to have a lunch menu so seems expensive. Just didn't get a good feeling...More

Thank maxwell1323
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We were there for a wedding rehearsal, food was ok, but late, and looks like they rushed it. I heard some of the other guest wondering, “is that vehicles cooked all the way?”, the cheese dip was not enough for a wedding rehearsal party. But...More

Thank Scotty S
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Our out of town company has always enjoyed going to this once wonderful, off the beaten path, enclave, so we headed out with great expectations, as we also love "The Welfare" and were very excited, as well.. Sadly, our evening was a great disappointment from...More

Thank JOY M
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We drove out on a beautiful December day. There is both indoor and outdoor seating and the food and atmosphere are great! Met up with friends who had gotten married there on site.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 23 January 2018

It has been a long time since we drove out to the Welfare Café, and enjoyed an excellent meal. This place reeks of rustic. The food is wonderful. I had the Shepards pie,. my wife had the tenderloin. Both were excellent. Portion size is just...More

Thank Don G
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30 April 2017|
Response from Piperlovestravel | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing that on the menu
Dale M
19 June 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 Waring Welfare Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-7926
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Boerne
  • Phone Number: +1 830-537-3700
  • E-mail
Housed in the original 1900 Welfare General Store & Post office.The Cafe & beer garden is surrounded by beautiful gardens and historic buildings, offering a unique dining experience since 1998. We support local wine rowers and Texas farmers and ranchers.Local producers Local producers and sustainable practices are paramount to our menu choices. Texas Hill Country inspired seasonal menus available along with gluten free, vegetarian and vegan options.
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