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601 San Jacinto Ln, Bryan, TX 77803-1461
+1 979-779-0842
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07:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Bryan, Texas, United States
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love everything they have today I had fried pork chop, cabbage and black eyed peas. One of my favorite lunch spots!

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Thank simonsays6069
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the new Shannon's today for lunch. Two plates, two drinks, and two cobblers cost $35. It's good, but not that good. I asked cashier why the cost was so much? The reply was that each plate was $9. ?? I said, "I only have two plates? You're telling me I have $17 worth of drinks and cobblers?" With... More 

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Thank David Charles W
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of the guys that i work with love to go to this place every time they get a chance. This was my second visit and it didn't disappointment either. I had the fried pork chop with cabbage, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy and cornbread. This is good down home stick to your ribs kind of eating. I do... More 

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Thank roderickh141
Bryan, Texas
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191 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

On July 9th, Shannon's opened their new restaurant next door to the original cafe. It is upscale now and the food remains good as always. If you like Soul Food/Country cooking, this is a wonderful place to eat. I ate at the old cafe for lots of years. The new place is quite clean, the service is good, and food... More 

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Thank Mike C
Texas
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Love this place! Greens, beans, fried chicken, beef tips over rice, steamed chicken, and hamburger steak are outstanding. All of their food takes me back home in my mind. The employees/owners are ever so friendly, too! Save room for their delicious peach cobbler. Also try their mini sweet potato pies made by Grandma, and you'll swoon for more! I would... More 

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Thank 986madvc
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74 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Great home cooked food, service was good, and family owned and operated! Yes you can tell! Reminds me of my grandmas cooking and everyone should love that! Fried pork chops, cabbage, black eyed peas, meatloaf, mashed taters and cornbread DELICIOUS! Food so good you'll wanna slap yo Momma! (But don't slap yo Momma cause she will slap ya back! Lol)

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Thank Tracie S
Virginia
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the delicious variety of foods. The hamburger steak and gravy was exceptional. The service was great too. Family owned, family run. Very good food.

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Thank Charlotte S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

Very very good food!! My new favorite place to eat!! Can't wait to try the ox tails and their breakfast!! Well worth it!!!

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Thank Kathy S
Bryan, Texas
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99 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Don't go here if you have a slow pitch softball game that night. You will still be full. You get plenty of good food at a decent price.

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Thank Yorlive
Texas
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1,181 reviews
766 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,650 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Shannon's Cafe and Catering serves good "down home" food that will "stick to your ribs." While the lunch servings are limited to a few items, the food is delicious the service is friendly. The folks at Shannon's provide a good service to the Bryan-College Station area. Give this place a try, you will like it. It's not fancy, but you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 15:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 San Jacinto Ln, Bryan, TX 77803-1461
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: +1 979-779-0842

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