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Texas Cafeteria - Closed

2400 N. Shepherd
Houston, TX 77008
Texas Cafeteria +

Jeff Balke


  • Mon-Sat 6am-4pm
  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Catering, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
At Texas, as the staff affectionately calls it, daily specials feature chicken and dumplings, meat loaf, beef tips, smothered steak, and liver and onions, all served with a salad, two vegetables and a roll. Every day brings fantastic fried foods, from chicken to fish to shrimp. And don't forget about your vegetables. With plenty to choose from, you never have to eat the same thing twice in a week.

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