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Dale's Essenhaus

3900 Fm 972, Walburg, TX 78673
+1 512-819-9175
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3900 Fm 972, Walburg, TX 78673
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat & it’s definitely is a local jewel. Outdoor area is pretty and perfect setting for a summer night!

Thank ahelms2017
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Swung by Walberg to eat at The Walburg but was closed so stopped at Dale's. Restaurant is plain (kind of uninteresting). The waitress was pleasant and attentive. The port Schnitzel was great. Good gravy, generous portions, broccoli side was ok but the greens were very...More

Thank texastraveller77
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited here to not only eat but enjoy the live music outside in the large patio, stage and picnic bench listening and dance area. (live bands and this area are closed in the winter) In the restaurant we had the grilled chicken sandwich with...More

Thank Judy R
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Dale's Essenhaus (Dale's - people in the area will know what you're talking about) is a classic Texas small town restaurant with excellent food. Of course, chicken fried steak is on the menu, and it's great, but the real surprise is the very good seafood...More

Thank Tricia J
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The hamburgers are large and very good. One of the best in this area. We have never had a bad meal here.

Thank fjmAustin
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Always billed as "good food and good music". Well, the music was good and the food was ok regarding taste. But, trying to eat their 1/2 pound burger proved to be an unpleasant experience. When I picked up the burger, their in house, extremely course...More

Thank Don A
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Wow. ..great food..great atmosphere, ,friendly staff,,beer, tea, you name it..introduced my parents to this place 16 years ago and still a favorite

Thank Micah G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an excellent cafe- bar. Good cold beer and I had a burger and it was great. One of the others in the party had chicken fried steak. They loved it. We will return this week for supper again. Give it a shot.

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Our community chose this venue for a monthly social so they accommodated about 70 of us. We claimed our tables outside under the trees, ordered drinks then went back later and ordered food. The food is always dependable and fresh and this was a perfect...More

Thank Anna L
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The fried shrimp and catfish are breaded as you order. Everything is always fresh and hot. You will think you are on the coast as the seafood has that fresh, just-caught taste! The tartar and red sauces are homemade as well and you have your...More

Thank Barbara F
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Upendra C
20 April 2017|
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Response from Siobhan L | Reviewed this property |
It depends on whether you are vegan- they have fish dishes (catfish and tilapia),bean and cheese nacho plates, fried mushrooms, pickles, cole slaw, assorted vegetable side dishes. If you are really a vegan the answer is no... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 Fm 972, Walburg, TX 78673
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Walburg
  • Phone Number: +1 512-819-9175
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