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Bill Smith's Cafe

) #29 of 231 Restaurants in McKinney American, Cafe,
1500 W. University Drive, McKinney, TX 75069-3441
+1 972-542-5331
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Cafe, Diner
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LOCATION
1500 W. University Drive, McKinney, TX 75069-3441
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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

been eating here for 60 years and it's been the same. breakfast is consistent, lunch is good too. I'll be back

Thank IMHUNGRYRATNOW
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We decided to go to Bill Smith's because it was a local favorite. When you arrive you seat yourself, the place was full on a Sunday morning around 11......we had to go to the back to find a place that was ok. Waitress was nice...More

Thank Christina N
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Don't go for breakfast after about 9:00 a.m. The owner pulls the gravy out of the hot steam table and lets it cool. I had to call the health department and tell them about this practice.

2  Thank orangecat92
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Having lived in the area for 15 years the opportunity to visit again on a recent trip could not be missed. Breakfast was wonderful and was cooked exactly as requested. The biscuits were wonderful. For a lighter meal the fruit cup was delicious. We will...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you are in the mood for some local flavor with real locals, come on in! Lots of food so bring your appetite...VERY reasonably priced too.

1  Thank Staci J
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Forget about your chain resturants that happen to serve breakfast, Bill Smiths is like eating breakfast at your Gram ma's house.It's all good. No fancy put ons. The waitresses have been there for years and are attentive even it you are not their table.From egg...More

Thank YubenKald
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The café doesn't look like much from outside, and the large parking lot is kind of scruffy. That's okay, because inside, the food is piping hot, tastes really good, and your coffee cup will never be empty. This is not "fine dining" or an upscale...More

Thank Hedgehog437
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

This is honestly as close to a home cooked breakfast as you can get. (This only applies if your Mother was a good cook) The bacon was thick, the biscuits were homemade and the eggs were cooked perfectly. No wonder they are always packed. BTW...More

Thank 2ndkjs
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great local places with breakfast and lunch, daily specials. easy location to get in and out and usually not much of a wait if they really are busy.

Thank bbh56260
Reviewed 28 November 2015

My brother-in-law has been telling us about this place for a long time and we finally got to go while visiting in McKinney after Thanksgiving. He told us it was the best breakfast we'd ever eat - and he was right! The atmosphere alone was...More

Thank Kristin K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 12:00
Monday
05:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 14:00
Thursday
05:00 - 14:00
Friday
05:00 - 14:00
Saturday
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1500 W. University Drive, McKinney, TX 75069-3441
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-542-5331
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