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Butter Churn

1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
+1 361-758-2300
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fried chicken” (18 reviews)
“brisket” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But if you are looking for quantity, this is your place! Pricey for the quality of food you get but it is all you can eat. Cafeteria quality with very friendly service. You feel like family when you walk through the door. If you are...More

Thank TinaC643
Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I came from MN to visit my sister and her husband. They took us to Butter Churn for dinner. I *told* my husband to go hungry and be prepared to have to ask the names of some of the dishes served because...More

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This place is packed at lunchtime. Come early or late to get a seat. Always a good sign when you look around a parking lot to see working people’s trucks everywhere. Super salad bar. Homestyle mashed potatoes and veggies. Country fried steak, smoked bbq brisket,...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Didnt know it had no menu , only buffet . $13 with water is high for a golden corral style with no steaks or shrimp. Rolls, chicken strips and Bread pudding are the only good things i had. Enough said about this place. Good luck...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Found this place by accident and glad we did. It is an American food buffet, and all food was fresh and tasty. This place is very popular because it is good home style food, as much as you want, and inexpensive. In fact, we noted...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is a busy place around lunch time. Many choices for vegetarians or regular eaters. I always enjoy the bread pudding with ice cream for dessert.

Thank swalker616
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Butterchurn rocks! Friendly staff, excellent service , great array of delicious food choices! Clean. Fun place to meet up with friends and family.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on a Saturday evening at 5:45, needing a table for 15. They immediately pushed 3 tables together and we were seated with no delay. We took 13 construction workers to dinner and they all enjoyed the hearty fare, making multiple trips to...More

Thank BonnieNimmo
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The Butter Churn has a large variety of food to chose from. You will never leave hungry, & the food is constantly good !!! We have been there many times with large groups. One of the best places to eat in the area !!!

Thank CKVC4
Reviewed 21 December 2017

We stopped here for lunch today. It was a buffet (not our first choice for meals) but we decided to eat. There was only one meat on the buffet but otherwise there was a decent selection of vegetables and other selections. The salad bar was...More

Thank Charlie K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1275 Highway 35 Byp, Aransas Pass, TX 78336-6342
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Aransas Pass
  • Phone Number: +1 361-758-2300
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