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Cow Palace Restaurant

342 US Highway 90A, Gonzales, TX
+1 830-672-0056
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“patty melt” (2 reviews)
“salad bar” (9 reviews)
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342 US Highway 90A, Gonzales, TX
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Very good chicken fried steak - salad bar was fresh and well stocked with great variety - prices were very reasonable for the quality - good service.

Thank travels4us
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Great food and service - nice salad bar - would recommend - sweet tea very sweet so maybe order non sweet and add your own sugar - friendly staff!

Thank Thunder E
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very busy restaurant with good food and reasonable prices. Service was good. The only problem we noted was that they do not serve fresh decaf coffee. Decaf coffee is served in a tea bag.

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I was hoping to find a small-town cafe where all the locals eat. When we walked in, the inside felt dingy. Our breakfast was okay, though my biscuit was a little on the hard side.

Thank sherylsr
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews I thought ok this place sounds like it's worth giving it a try. chicken fried steak a was a piece of processed meat, the batter had no flavor, did I mention it had no flavor. Salad bar was mediocre at best....More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Always eat here several times while visiting Gonzales. Very reasonable prices and an adequate amount of food. Salad bar available during lunch and dinner.

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

It's the place for locals. Right within the cattle exchange facility (actually there is a door into the dining room from the cattle area). Small with lots of simple tables and chairs. Typical Texas menu of fried foods. Locals seem to gravitate to the chicken...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

The Cow Palace has been around for many years. My grandparents took me here as a kid where I would get the Enchiladas. The modest restaurant is a great place to eat. It is next to the area castle auction house.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We go every Friday night for catfish, beans, hush puppies, Cole slaw and iced tea. A great combination.

Thank Rhonda T
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This is the cafe at the auction yard- it is GREAT food... and plenty of it! Very reasonably priced- 2 adults and 2 teenage boys with appetizer was around 40 dollars- WITH leftovers to take home. Good service, good tea, and lots of locals.....

Thank MtCowpony
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27 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tina78934 | Reviewed this property |
I only know of one ... I hate to be negative but I wasn't impressed.
5 May 2016|
Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
I only ate there. I'm sorry, I don't know what their plans are for Mother's Day. Try calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 342 US Highway 90A, Gonzales, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +1 830-672-0056
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