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Jake and Dorothy's Cafe

406 E Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401-4356
+1 254-965-5211
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“waffle fries” (30 reviews)
“pie” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
406 E Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401-4356
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historic cafe that has been in the same family for many, many years. The food is great. The pies are the best around ! yummy

Thank imsweetcheeks42
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Let me say the place is much larger on the inside that it looks from the outside. Parking is ok and it is free. Now the breakfast there was a good selection of items on the menu to choose from. And when our breakfast arrived...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This is the worst food I've had in several years. Two adults and two kids were all severely disappointed. The waitress was very informative to our questions regarding the menu. The soup comes out of a can and the baked potatoes if you want one...More

Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Everyone knows everyone...local hangout. Had a good breakfast..bowl of gravy so big could have gone for a swim!! Biscuits were wonderful.

Thank ladyexplorer036
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Saw this place on a TV show and had to stop. It was not my favorite CFS. My wife and I both had one, so it must not be a fluke that the meat was not trimmed. We could not chew several bites. Our friend...More

Thank BobtheBuilder39
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and great and amazing desserts. Daily specials are very reasonable. It's a definite must to experience the history of the cafe.

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Great trip down memory lane! Good old fashioned burger!!! Wish I had room for desserts - they looked delicious!!

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 29 August 2017

So let me tell you a little story, this place is not 100% about the food, its about a place, a time, an event, a memory, a feeling, a day gone by. I had heard great things about the CFS, huge quantities but it was...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Very down home diner, all the staff were super friendly. Fair warning: they only take cash or checks!!! No plastic! Conveniently, there is a Bank of America located one block over so you can get some cash. My husband & I split the Chicken Fried...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I had a party melt for lunch. It was so good. I'd go back again. The service was good, people were friendly.

Thank Giovanna P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 02:00
05:30 - 02:00
05:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 406 E Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401-4356
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Stephenville
  • Phone Number: +1 254-965-5211
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