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Skipper's Cafe

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1026 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565-2451
+1 281-334-4787
Today
05:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 05:30 - 14:00
Mon - Thu 05:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 05:30 - 21:30
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Clear Lake Shores, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Family owned locals restaurant. Cozy atmosphere. Owners are Greek, but wide variety on the menu. My favorite is their Greek salad with or without grilled chicken. Served with their own house blend of dressing that is unique. Served with toasted pita. My husband loves their Friday special seafood platter $6.50! If you become a regular the waitresses remember your order... More 

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Thank jmmoncur
Allentown, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I end up here every time we are in the Kemah area, there is nothing bad to say about this place, locally run, friendly efficient staff, good food, large portions, the biggest scratch biscuits I have ever seen, clean bathrooms, ample parking. what else can be said?

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Thank John H
Houston, Texas
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291 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This is a landmark for the Kemah area... This Greek family eatery is wonderful...They also serve breakfast all day...Neer had a bad meal here... Thank you and In hoc

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Thank STULETSEAT
Norwich
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I was staying with friends we had breakfast here. Super quick, super priced, super tasty !!! I didn't fancy anything on the menu so just had bacon, scrambled eggs & a muffin. They even had English ketchup !!! Lovely service, really nice & attentive.

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Thank emmacooke47
Klein, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here based on other reviews. My wife and I had a late breakfast on a Saturday. The restaurant was fairly crowded but we were able to find seats without waiting. My only complaint was that the open floor plan made the restaurant louder than I'm used to, and made it difficult to hear our waitress. Otherwise, the food tasted... More 

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La Porte, Texas
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere and Fabulous meal! Great service, definitely keep coming back! Great family place. Good prices and must visit if you are in the Kemah/ League City area!

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Thank Linda E
St. Petersburg, Florida
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Skippers - owned by a Greek family seems to have been there "for ever". Having survived several hurricanes they keep rebuilding keeping it true to its original decor. They serve the usual breakfast items one would expect from a diner but in addition, they serve a selection of authentic Greek dishes. A great family restaurant for lunch and dinner or... More 

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Thank Christopher V
Joshua
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have no idea how anyone could give this dive anything but 1 star. It's an old dirty diner. We stood around waiting to be seated for a long time, no acknowledgment from any staff. We assumed it was great food since there were a lot of diners but I think there were so many bc the waitresses take so... More 

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Thank J H
Houston, Texas
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Old school diner with everything on the menu. All the food is 10x as good as Denny's or chains. Don't pass this place up of you are in the area. My favorite is the spinach omelette with feta! But when I feel like some home cooking Texas style ...biscuits and gravy baby!!!

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Thank Scott D
New York City, New York
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The bteakfast and lunch are great. The Greek food is excellent and rivals New York. The people are great. I never have room for dessert but my family said it was yummy.

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Thank wrischmi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Greek
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:30 - 14:00
Monday
05:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
05:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
05:30 - 21:00
Thursday
05:30 - 21:00
Friday
05:30 - 21:30
Saturday
05:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1026 Marina Bay Dr, Kemah, TX 77565-2451
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Kemah
  • Phone Number: +1 281-334-4787

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