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The Garden Cafe and Brazos Bakery - CLOSED

936 New Orleans St, Hempstead, TX 77445-4503
+1 979-826-0404
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
7 Jun 2016
“No longer operating”
5 Apr 2016
“You will not be disappointment”
Restaurant Hours Closed
936 New Orleans St, Hempstead, TX 77445-4503
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 7 June 2016

Food was good, have no idea exactly why they are no longer open. Don't bother going by any longer.....

2  Thank CMS_on_vacation
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, wonderful staff, great food!!! I had a sandwich very good! Salad was so good with pecans and strawberries! Deserts are homemade, felt like eating at Grandmas!!!

Thank Crystal D
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is closed and no longer in business. The house it was located in is empty. For lunch I recommend Classic Events Cafe which is an excellent option close by.

Thank Heat1907
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Good food and friendly. They can be a little slow because there is only 2 of them but the food is good and they are nice. If you eat gluten free tell them, they use large pieces of fresh bred for sandwiches. Great soups and...More

Thank Bethany J
Reviewed 16 May 2015

and ended up with the soup/salad/sandwich combo - had their wonderful chicken salad (this is served on a small roll, not much bigger than a biscuit), a garden salad with balsamic vinegar dressing and asparagus soup. Everything was delicious. The seating is somewhat limited and...More

Thank CMS_on_vacation
Reviewed 10 March 2015

This place is run by a mother and son duo of chefs. They are very passionate about their "made from scratch" and "locally sourced", "farm to table" philosophy and you can taste the passion in every bite. The 2 of them run the place completely...More

Thank wcrbcsmith
Reviewed 17 March 2014

I eat here regularly and the food is great. The hamburger is the best around. The service is just too erratic to give it a better rating although as a regular I get really good service. They are bit pricy for the area, also. The...More

Thank Wayne L
Nathan B, Owner at The Garden Cafe and Brazos Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2015

We are two chefs focusing on an organic, farm-to-table experience. Were not here to provide wifi services.

Reviewed 24 November 2013

Very pleased that The Garden Cafe has moved to this historic building (where the old Liendo Restaurant used to be) whose atmosphere matches the delicious food. Looks like a win/win to me. Always a great lunch special: soup, pizza, main dish and dessert...made fresh. Service...More

1  Thank jamm333
Reviewed 22 November 2013

picked up sandwich on Friday afternoon, it was very good. Planning to go back for 'sit-down' meal with friend. Really hope they do well in their new spot (which is more readily seen from the road).

Thank CMS_on_vacation
Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend are avid foodies always looking for new places to try. Our friends recommend the place. And boy was the 30 min drive worth it. We had the chopped steak and the hamburger along with the peach crisp and buttermilk pecan pie....More

Thank Angela V
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 New Orleans St, Hempstead, TX 77445-4503
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Hempstead
  • Phone Number: +1 979-826-0404
The Garden Cafe is growing and moving on!! Beginning September 1st we are happy to announce we will be located at 936 New Orleans, Hempstead, TX 77445 ( The 2 story yellow previous Liendo Restaurant )This 150 year old home has not been fully operated since 2005 and we are very proud to bring a landmark restaurant back to Hempstead.
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