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Tj's at The Old Forge

€€ - €€€American, Steakhouse,
807 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-9990
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“tuna” (3 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
807 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Large bar area and booth or table seating for diners. Don’t order the house Cabernet, whatever it was, was very sweet and not good at all. Our server couldn’t remember more than one thing at a time and seemed confused, failed to clear our table...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank IiM100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived her on a Friday night and it was very busy with a short wait to get a table. There was a woman playing and singing who was pretty good so the wait flew by. Our waitress was very nice and informative about items...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lucsimsthomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for a quick bite with a friend. Chef came and welcomed us after being seated by a gracious young man. I requested an extra item on my meal 8 wings instead of 6. Chef obliged and wouldn’t charge me. I felt happy in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BitsyTexas
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We stopped in for dinner while staying at West 1077 Ranch. When you're a Northener visiting Texas, you have to get the chicken fried steak and it was delicios. The portion was big and the gravy wasn't a salted mess like some places do. Service...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chuckster_dude
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

After checking out a few spots here in Bandera we landed at TJ’s and we were happy with our choice. Quality deli meat, loved the sweet potato fries and the open face roast beef with mushrooms and gravy were prepared well. Then there was this...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bethann711
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Hat's off to Morgan our server, good job. Food was weird. , perfect steak , burnt shrimp. Excellent mashed potato, cold baked potato, coleslaw was hot and corn was cold. Maybe the hundred loud drunk trivia players had every body mixed up.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lee L
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

It was so busy we couldn’t park outside but they seated us straight away and the service was very attentive - constantly checking everything was ok and refilling our sons soft drinks. Food was excellent - Ahi tuna, steak, chicken wings and a children’s pizza....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ckear2017
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Riding around Texas and came to a little town in bandera,tx and decided to try the old forge for lunch. Delicious food. Homemade. Desserts homemade and also delicious. Great atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank carjar95
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Dined here Saturday night with my boyfriend. Everything was pretty quiet in town, probably due to all the rain and flash flood watches. I had the Ahi Tuna and avcado salad. My boyfriend had the chicken fried steak with green beans and wild rice (trying...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TrvlngrlfromTX
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is supposed to be the #5 restaurant with a rating of 4.5 in Bandera. How this place got such a high review just baffles me. TripAdvisor reviewers got this totally wrong. I live in New York and I have a culinary arts degree and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank funtimefamily12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 Main Street, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-9990
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Full service restaurant serving steak, pasta, full salad bar with all you eat baked potato and fresh soups. Daily specials. Visit us on line for menu details.
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