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Pioneer Cafe

108 E US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4065
+1 979-828-5631
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (3 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, American, Diner
108 E US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4065
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Don't let the size of the building or the location deter you from eating here. Good food and friendly service. I've eaten their breakfast and a burger, both very good. The fellow next to me had the chicken fried steak. Next time I'll get it....More

Thank joe p
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Nice small town country diner, good food and lots of it. Great cheeseburger and they also have a great plates with sides. Informal and friendly.

Thank David W
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stopped for lunch before going to safari. They were very busy. Special was catfish which was delicious. I had breakfast which was perfect.

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

They make great burgers. I also like the all you can eat catfish on Friday nights. Great small town restaurant run by locals.

Thank kjelliott
Reviewed 27 July 2016

burgers are good and you can eat breakfast any time of day. just about anything you eat if acceptable

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Not a buffet. They have a buffet set up but they serve you one plate for $9.00 which includes a meat, sides, bread, and a dessert. The salad bar is an extra $5.99 for one trip. For my family of 5 we payed $70.00. We...More

Thank Wadena M
Reviewed 18 March 2016

I liked it and would recommend it. Service was friendly and prompt. The cheese burger I ordered rocked! If you like crunchy onion rings get 'em here. I'm not an onion person but these were good.

Thank joe p
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Plain, bland but not unappetizing food. Typical steam table stuff. Surprisingly good hamburgers/cheese burgers.

Thank Sheron B
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Great home cooking. This is the second time we have stopped at the Pioneer Cafe. This time it was all you cat eat catfish along with cabbage, black eyed peas and fries. They always seem to have a special or you can order off of...More

Thank nj50
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Get the small one though unless you're a "manly-man"! The large CF steak is huge. Friendly service and they made our table of 8 feel right at home. Good salad bar too!

Thank Becky F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E US Highway 79, Franklin, TX 77856-4065
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 979-828-5631
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