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Black Walnut Cafe - The Woodlands

9000 New Trails Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-5208
+1 281-362-1678
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (23 reviews)
“gelato” (39 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9000 New Trails Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-5208
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a go to place in the area for the quality of the food and location near our offices. This visit, the food was just as good as I remember. Great salads with salmon or chicken do not disappoint. This last visit on...More

Thank FloridawithKids
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy fair, good food, great breakfast and coffee. Far more room than their original location. Good meeting place.

Thank Arron A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food but be prepared to wait on the weekends as the brunch is very popular. Lots of options and gluten free options too.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not used to write reviews given I am not that special or demanding typen o f character but this time I have to. I had a very bad experience and disappointment specially since I loved this place. First, dishes, smelly cutlery and glasses,...More

Thank Salvador O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This used to be our "go to" restaurant but lately we have not had a good experience with the quality or portion of the meals. We dine in and take out and the take out has been lacking as of late.

Thank Larry H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We have visited the Black Walnut Cafe at its original location near Research Forest at New Trails and its new, larger restaurant a few blocks west of the original location. The restaurant has a good variety of menu choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It...More

Thank G E M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I come here quiet often for lunch and I have to say that I have never had such an amazing salad. My personal favorite is the crispy chicken tender salad with ranch. The restaurant has a great atmosphere for a casual lunch or even a...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

When you haven't been to this cafe, it is confusing at first. You must get in line first (and the line was long) to place your order at the counter. Then they give you a pager and you find your own table. You pick up...More

1  Thank Harry A
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I don't understand this restaurant. I have lived in The Woodlands for over 20 years and have visited this restaurant maybe 5 times, at their old location and at the new one. Each time I go the place is crowded and the menu looks great,...More

1  Thank wonderlusttraveler
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has been an institution in The Woodlands for many years. They built a free standing restaurant to match their new stores. Miss the quirkiness of the original, but the food is still great whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. Give it a...More

Thank jstamilio
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Ellen O
Do you have wild caught salmon? I would eat here every week if you did!
12 November 2015|
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Response from Donese S | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. They're owned by Hubble and Hudson now? Had no idea they changed hands.
Do you have a Gluten Free for someone with Celiac Disease?
31 March 2015|
Response from Bobbi M | Property representative |
Hi, we do have a gluten free menu. Make sure to let the cashier know about your dietary requirements and they can give you the options available. Thanks for getting in touch, let me know if you have anymore questions.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9000 New Trails Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381-5208
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  The Woodlands
  • Phone Number: +1 281-362-1678
  • E-mail
Black Walnut Cafe is a contemporary American fast casual concept that appeals to everyone. Whether you want an eggs Benedict, coffee, dessert, martini, a hand crafted sandwich, certified Angus pot roast or an Asian tuna salad, we have it all.
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