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“Good deal” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bill Smith's Cafe

Bill Smith's Cafe
Ranked #35 of 284 Restaurants in McKinney
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Wichita, Kansas
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good deal”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

The price is right. Chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes/gravy, fried eggplant, and a salad for $5.95. Down home cookin, with a friendly staff, and quick service. Can't beat it. The chicken fried steak was tender, with a good crunchy crust. Here's another place I try and eat while visiting McKinney.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Brad V
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English first
Blue Ridge TX
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“This place has stood the test of time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013 via mobile

Every time I go here I just think it can't get any better than this!

From homemade breakfast to plate lunches oh and don't forget coconut cream pie. It's all good!!!!

Get there early or you won't get a seat without waiting.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Pat S
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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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690 reviews
454 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
“Local restaurant with GREAT food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

It looks fairly unappealing and run down from the exterior... when you go inside, it isn't much different. It appears old and has a lot of old things inside and cluttered walls. However, the servers are extremely friendly and attentive. They're all very polite and helpful. The food is wonderful , we LOVED it. We always drive by and talk about how excellent it is and how we need to go back. For a local spot in a old-fashioned town they were very welcoming and polite to a man-man couple that weren't familiar with the early-closing, cash-only location. We will most definitely be back - talk about affordable especially for the food and service received!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Kyle F
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Rowlett, Texas, USA
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Go!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013 via mobile

Okay...if you want fancy decor go somewhere else. If you want a cheerful, large crowd with delicious food served by a friendly waitress, you owe it to yourself to go to Bill Smith's Cafe for breakfast. We just happened upon it and I am so glad we did.

Great place for people watching! Great prices. Good service. We live 45 minutes away but we will go back for sure.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Donna F
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McKinney, Texas
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661 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
“Greasy spoon at its best”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

Bill Smith's is the best greasy spoon in McKinney. it's been here for years and is a hugely popular breakfast spot. They've got a couple of specials that my husband craves!

Visited August 2012
Helpful?
Thank WednesdayNightGirl
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