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Whistlestop

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American, Cafe, Diner
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904 S Hwy 81-287, Decatur, TX
+1 940-627-7785
Today
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
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San Francisco
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting old building, good food, friendly service, great prices. Wiould definitely go there again.

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Thank vackar16
Denton, Texas
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171 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The chery pie was my favorite. I also enjoyed a taste of pecan, chocolate, and peanut butter. All were good and enough to share. I had the chicken fried steak with green beans and mac and cheese. The mac was cold but tasty. The green beans were canned but seasoned just the way I love! The chicken fried steak was... More 

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Thank Tammi L
Alvord, Texas
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great and always plenty of it, and its home made the pies are just awesome too. Its small and cute real old school flare.

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Thank Rick O
Decatur, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great breakfasts and lunches! Home cooking and generous portions! The pies are AMazing!! The staff is super attentive!

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Thank aerie9067
Houston, Texas
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were told to try this place by the lady at the hotel and she sure didn't steer us wrong!! The daily special was meatloaf and it was delicious. Portions were so large that we had enough for dinner that night

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Thank taffyt99
Decatur, Texas
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a busy and constantly popular spot for locals and visitors in the know. Menu is good Southern cooking. There is a daily lunch special as well as menu items. And there is always PIE! The only down side is the limited space. Sometimes you have a wait a while for a table.

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Thank elishajudah
Decatur, Texas
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

The best place to eat breakfast and lunch, ( they close after 2pm) they specialize in home style plates and they are all great. This is where the police eat breakfast and lunch. BTW their deserts are to die for.

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Thank daveandsusie1989
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is a small diner, but has a great breakfast. Whenever we are in town, we like to eat here. It's small, so some days it can be a challenge to find a table, but it is definitely good food. And be sure to get the Biscuit with your breakfast instead of the toast. They make the best biscuits!

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Thank Philip H
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This tiny restaurant has home made pies that melt in your mouth. From the outside it doesn't look like anything special, but the food is amazing. Great southern fried chicken, or mashed potatoes with homestyle gravy. Go there with an appetite and leave feeling full and content. Would highly recommend for good home style food.

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Thank Myopin
Aubrey, Texas
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394 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Call for directions as the trip advisor is wrong and you don't want to miss eating here! Precious and full of history! Simple menu but enough choices to satisfy everyone! Breakfast Burritos were great and must try biscuits!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 S Hwy 81-287, Decatur, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 940-627-7785

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