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Poor Richard's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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2442 K Ave, Plano, TX 75074-5911
+1 972-423-1524
05:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 05:30 - 14:30
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Like everyone else says- best Benedict I've ever had (and its a go-to for me). There's something in the hollandaise that really makes the dish stand out, I just can't seem to place my finger on it. Service was quick and friendly. Prices are good. This is a large place once you get inside- lots of folks in and out.... More 

Thank btbolt
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long wait but it is worth it. Lots of food, quick and friendly service and knowledgeable staff. The food is great and the portions are large. I have had several meals there and always leave with a box of left-overs for a snack later. Great for Breakfast or lunch but there seems to always be a long line. The... More 

Thank thomasaD8997VG
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great mom and pop spot that is always busy, always a good sign! Don't let the line scare you, they turn the tables quickly

Thank ChefAmandaGallegos
Miami, Florida
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

It is a typical 1980's style restaurant. Large menu selection. We are always looking for breakfast places that offer a big variety of choices and this place certainly fits the bill. The food is very good, and they are generous with their servings. The staff is friendly, the service quick. It holds a good size crowd and by the time... More 

Thank cuse_41
Dallas, Texas
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115 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

We have been here several times and it is always a winner. The eggs benedict is delicious, as is the pot roast. The service is efficient and the prices are more than fair. You will not leave hungry!

Thank LedbetterLodge
Plano, Texas
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120 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was our first time at Poor Richard's despite having lived in Plano for a long time. My breakfast -- eggs benedict -- lived up to the hype. Huge portion for only $7.99 and it came with a large portion of home fires which were seasoned and fried up just right. Long line on Sunday after church, but as others... More 

Thank KDG_TX
Houston, Texas
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286 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

12/31/2016 My husband and I decided to try Poor Richard's for breakfast due to all the hype online reviews. It was located about 20 minutes from our hotel and in a strip center where there was an Aldi and a Thrift store. When we arrived (10:38ish) there was a line but as the reviews stated it did move fast.(est.15 min... More 

Thank bacrowe
Plano, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The breakfast menu is incredible and the prices are very reasonable. Everything tastes like you made it at home. Do not be scared off by a long line at the door because they seat you very quickly. The restaurant is very large and they can seat many people quickly.

Thank sakusters
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I love it here, we visit most weekends. Staff are amazing, fast service and best diner food you will find

Thank rachel199179
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

A great place to have a generous meal. PR only serves breakfast and lunch. We had breakfast and found the staff friendly and prompt. The menu is quite extensive and very reasonably priced. The food was excellent. The surroundings are not elegant but are spacious, clean, and nicely done. The decor reminds me of East coast diner. Nany of the... More 

Thank dwlasher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
05:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2442 K Ave, Plano, TX 75074-5911
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Plano
  • Phone Number: +1 972-423-1524

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?