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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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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“waffle fries” (33 reviews)
“pie” (14 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
406 E Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401-4356
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

My wife and I are Tarleton graduates and have not been back to Stephenville since 1977. After a tour of the TSU campus we headed to Jake and Dorothy's for supper. Although TSU and Stephenville have changed a lot, Jake and Dorothy's has not and...More

Thank lloydh913
Reviewed 22 March 2018

As you enter this popular diner, you immediately step back into the 1940's. Almost everything is original: countertops, tables/chairs, etc. They are scuffed up, but that's what makes them special. We wanted a dinner restaurant with some fish on the Friday menu (season of Lent),...More

Thank Denise D
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Always tasty and delightful. The staff is the most professional and courteous you could ever hope for. Get the catfish, burgers, chicken fried steak, and do not leave with out getting a pie!!!

Thank Jimmy B
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This restaurant has stood the test of time but not without obvious wear and tear. The wait staff was friendly and kept our coffee cups full. My husband raved about his ham and cheese omelet. My egg came with a hair on top -- ewww....More

Thank Rocat26
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh. The people were very friendly. My husband had a club sandwich with waffle fries. I had breakfast. Best hash browns ever! And the Chocolate Meringue pie was delicious!

Thank pegasuslee
Reviewed 6 February 2018

This place has lots of character --- an old diner thats been expanded. Original counter with stools and wonderful tile work. All the tables were well worn, there was a lot of decorative repairs to the vinyl booths ... the staff was super friendly and...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 30 October 2017

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

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:30 AM - 2:00 AM
5:30 AM - 2:00 AM
5:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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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