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Kay's Cafe

1289 Hwy 71 East, Smithville, TX
+1 512-237-5297
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
“vegetables” (2 reviews)
“specials” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1289 Hwy 71 East, Smithville, TX
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food tastes like it came from your mother's kitchen, and even better. They use local produce and have a great variety of meals on the menu. Café is immaculate and service is courteous and fast. A little hard to see on the highway, but...More

Thank Jm S
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A local recommended this wonderful place so my wife and I decided to give it a try. We try to stay away from chain restaurants when we travel and this place did not disappoint. The food is incredible and cooked to order. Authentic home cooked...More

Thank chadcarson
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If you love a good home cooked meal this place is for you. You go for the food not the atmosphere! They have a daily menu of home cooked items such as pot roast, meat loaf, chicken and dumplings, shrimp gumbo, pecan crusted talipia etc.....More

Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Kay's is a true home cooking restaurant with farm-fresh vegetables and many other tasty treats. It's not fast food, and patience will be deliciously rewarded. This cafe is kept spotlessly clean, and the staff are cheerful and friendly. Makes me hungry thinking about it...

Thank James S
Reviewed 10 October 2016

they had a young girl waiting that day but the cook came out and checked on us too. excellent home cooked food. they had specials my husband had the roast which i thought he was going to leave me for the cook! i had shrimp...More

Thank Jt B
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This restaurant is small but surprisingly good. The owner is hands-on and presents some new & interesting main dishes and desserts. The restaurant is closed on Monday.

Thank PAT H
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My daughter who lives in Bastrop suggested this restaurant to my wife and me during our visit to the area last week. She was spot on! This is a great place for authentic home cooked food. It reminded me of childhood visits to my grandmother's...More

Thank suprane
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I almost always stop at Kay's when traveling between Smithville & Bastrop. NEVER been disappointed!!! She always has vegetarian options & a gluten free or two. Fresh baby green salads, lunch specials, to die for desserts. Will continue to stop every chance I get!!! Thanks,...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Love the pot roast, but plenty of daily specials to choose from. Closed Sunday and Monday. Save room for desert.

Thank Adena L
Reviewed 1 November 2012

awsome specials and the food is real down home cooking great prices and delicious food, try her desserts they are out of this world

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1289 Hwy 71 East, Smithville, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Smithville
  • Phone Number: +1 512-237-5297
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