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Hill Country Cupboard

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101 S US Highway 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
+1 830-868-4625
07:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Highway diner, so we didn't expect the food to be anything but average. Service was pleasant, the ladies who served us were kind and had fun personality. We ordered simple eggs medium over and hash potatoes. with coffee and OJ. Coffee was tasteless but food was decent. We would return knowing that this is what we would get.

Thank eadsl
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really dislike leaving a bad review..I know everyone has a bad day. That bring said, it seems as though none of the employees wanted to work on the day after Christmas, and it was pretty busy. Servers were not very friendly, and seemed to be feuding among themselves. Everyone was getting their hot meals served cold, no drink refills,... More 

Sandra T, Manager at Hill Country Cupboard, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know about your trip that day. We appreciate your feedback. We use these feedbacks to train our staff and also allow them to see things through our customers eyes. We hope that you will come back and try us again. Thank you H.C.C staff. More 

Georgetown, Texas
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209 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am sure some people probably treasure this place, but it is not a place I would stop at again. Probably the staff was in a foul mood since it was the day after Christmas, but their attitude was in line with the quality of the food. Two egg breakfast consisted of runny scrambled eggs, two tiny sausage links out... More 

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Sandra T, Owner at Hill Country Cupboard, responded to this review

I'm sorry that your trip to the hill Country Cupboard was not enjoyable. We are here to make your dining enjoyable . I hope you will come back and try us again. We hope you had a wonderful holiday and a happy new year. More 

Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yeah, ok its not Rodeo Drive and the food is what you expect a road side diner to be. Fast, cheap and good portions. We stopped the other day on our way home from camping, around 10.30am. Service was good, food was ok, served quick, was cheap and place was friendly! - id stop again for sure

Thank TimeTraveller1972
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this place on our way to see the lights in Johnson city. They were busy, maybe because of the season. Long time to be seated, long time to have our orders taken. The waitress never smiled and everybody there looked angry. It took almost an hour to have our food delivered. Throughout the meal, the waitress never... More 

1 Thank Silmara T
Houston, Texas
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241 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Really good choice if you have out of state--or country--visitors who should see a real Texas cafe. Food is good and reasonable. Worth a visit!

Thank Royan17200
Caldwell, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Wife and I were on our way from Junction City, Texas to Caldwell, Texas. Stop at Hill Country Cupboard for a quick lunch. Bad mistake. Service was as poor as I have seen. Only two people working tables and didn't seem to know where they were at. Food was OK, but by the time we got it I had almost... More 

1 Thank James S
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319 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on the way out of town. The t bone steak was well seasoned, and the mashed potatoes were decent. My sister's soup was lukewarm, and came out at the same time of the steak. The buttermilk pie tasted a little weird. Not really impressed, food is ok.

1 Thank Melissa C
Prescott, Arizona
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322 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Late afternoon stop after LBJ Ranch tour before heading back to Austin. Service was very good as the place was not busy. Lots of fried food choices so if you need comfort food, this is the place. Chicken fried steak is specialty, but preferred a hamburger which was delicious. Good place to eat and easy to find along the main... More 

2 Thank Prescott2007
DFW Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

I was the 1st customer early Sunday morning. Just a table of local old men drinking coffee. I'm only 60. Too young for that group. The lady offered a menu but they advertise the best chicken fried steak in the world. A tall order. So I had to try it. While I don't know if it was the greatest I've... More 

1 Thank Tramp116

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S US Highway 281, PO BOX 524, Johnson City, TX 78636
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 830-868-4625

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