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Chess Club Cafe

1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
+1 830-833-4930
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (31 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
“homemade bread” (18 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubs and I went to the Chess Club and both ordered omelets. No taters, bread or fruit. Was pleasantly surprised to see the discount on our bill. Hubs creole shrimp topped with hollindaise sauce rocked. My mushroom and cheese was quite delicious. Service was excellent!

Thank Carla1022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chess Club Cafe is just south of the Blanco river on 281 in a quaint little house converted into a restaurant. The service was fast and friendly and food was absolutely delicious. There were vegetarian options and the bread that came with the omelette...More

Thank gracieh132018
Reviewed 13 July 2018

My son regularly gets the Soprano sandwich...perfectly grilled homemade bread, filled with meat and awesome sauce. My husband has absolutely no complaints about the chicken fried steak plate...tender meat and lots of it. I always have the BLTA salad....it's loaded with bacon and is very...More

Thank fresheggs91
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Awww thanks so much for your great review. We really appreciate folks like you supporting our business.

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Wow, everything is so good! Chicken fried steak and gravy as big as the plates. The fresh homemade bread for sandwiches is delicious! Meatloaf is so good with fresh mashed potatoes! Quick, good, homemade and friendly!!

Thank Sharon S
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Sharon, thanks so much for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

The only problem with this Resturant is that all the locals want to eat there so it may have a waiting list. It moves fast and the great food is worth the wait. Went for Breakfast on first visit. From Eggs Benedict too pancakes they...More

Thank Bruce W
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks Bruce, we are glad to have you. Thank you so much for supporting small local businesses like ours. We'll see you next time! -Emily

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Cozy establishment next to the Sonic and the Dollar store on the south end of Blanco. We felt real lucky to get right in on a Saturday. Staff were great. I asked about the crab on the “King” Benedict and was told it was canned,...More

Thank Phil53202
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Sorry about the eggs, we will certainly rectify this problem. Thanks for your support. -Emily

Reviewed 24 May 2018

At least once a week my friends or family go to The Chess Club for mostly breakfast. The owners and staff are like family not only to each other but all their customers. With the warm and cozy atmosphere and delicious food served every visit,...More

Thank snickerdoodle730
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thank you so much for your support. We really appreciate the support of locally owned small businesses to keep our little town thriving.

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

When arriving to your restaurant your employee claimed that my family could not be seated due to prior reservations made. Shortly after we called your establishment to place a reservation, and we were told, “We donnot accept reservations, we do a frist come first serve..”...More

1  Thank lildez369
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

I am so sorry that you had a bad experience at our place. Please allow me to explain why you recieved mixed messages. I am the owner and on Sundays I play the part of air traffic controller, well I recieved a call that my...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

The restaurant is total hometown good. We had lunch and breakfast there and all of the food was made onsite and was very good.

Thank pmdfoster
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Thanks so much for your kind words. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Waiters are always nice and friendly. We have never had a bad meal here. We will return...chicken fried steak is great and there sandwiches are fantastic...thanks chess club.

Thank David S
mylilraynedrop, Owner at Chess Club Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

David, thank you so much for supporting our small business. We are happy you had a great experience while also helping our little town thrive.

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Margaret M
13 May 2016|
Response from mylilraynedrop | Property representative |
Can you give me a call at the restaurant 840-833-4930 so I can get some more details? Ask for Emily.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 S US Highway 281, Blanco, TX 78606-5820
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Blanco
  • Phone Number: +1 830-833-4930
  • E-mail
Their phone number is (830) 833 - 4930. They're listed on Super Pages and have been open for about a month.
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