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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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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“waffle fries” (29 reviews)
“pie” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
406 E Washington St, Stephenville, TX 76401-4356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this place on a TV show and had to stop. It was not my favorite CFS. My wife and I both had one, so it must not be a fluke that the meat was not trimmed. We could not chew several bites. Our friend...More

Thank BobtheBuilder39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly service and great and amazing desserts. Daily specials are very reasonable. It's a definite must to experience the history of the cafe.

Thank Betty P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip down memory lane! Good old fashioned burger!!! Wish I had room for desserts - they looked delicious!!

Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So let me tell you a little story, this place is not 100% about the food, its about a place, a time, an event, a memory, a feeling, a day gone by. I had heard great things about the CFS, huge quantities but it was...More

Thank john h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very down home diner, all the staff were super friendly. Fair warning: they only take cash or checks!!! No plastic! Conveniently, there is a Bank of America located one block over so you can get some cash. My husband & I split the Chicken Fried...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I had a party melt for lunch. It was so good. I'd go back again. The service was good, people were friendly.

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Had friends from Pennsylvania and from Australia in for the week and had to show off this quaint place. Had a great lunch although the waffle fries which are usually spectacular were. Bit limp n greasy this time

Thank Globalcat15
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went to Jakes for a girls' lunch today. Ordered a burger and half an order of onion rings to split with my girlfriend. The waitress came out with the burger already cut in half and put on two plates. The burgers are great - no...More

1  Thank Carla T
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Friends we were with said it was great. Maybe at one time. I had chicken fried steak and it was very large but only average in taste. Took home coconut pie and it was above average but not great.

Thank Robben T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 00:00
05:30 - 02:00
05:30 - 02:00
05:30 - 00:00
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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