10 Best Diners in Texas

A great diner is all about comfort: not just comfort food but a relaxed, warm, welcoming atmosphere where you can feel at home. Discover your new home at any one of these outstanding Texas diners.

Counter Cafe, Austin, TX

There’s something simple and charming about enjoying a meal at the counter of a classic diner, and the Counter Cafe is all about creating that experience with a modern twist. Experience the Counter Cafe’s gourmet take on the classic American diner.

Original Market Diner, Dallas, TX

Transform breakfast or lunch any day of the week from a run-of-the-mill refueling to a tasty treat. The Original Market Diner has all the diner classics along with beer, wine, and mimosas.

Simos Diner, Houston, TX

Houston has its fair share of five-star restaurants and luxury dining experiences. Sometimes, though, you just can’t beat some fantastic diner food, and there’s no better place to go than Simos Diner. This seemingly humble diner serves up outstanding dishes every time.

Bobbie’s Cafe, San Antonio, TX

Bobbie’s Cafe has been a beloved neighbor to San Antonio residents for 50 years, and it’s easy to see why it still has such a treasured place in the locals’ hearts. This fabulous diner will tickle your taste buds for any meal, though its coconut cream pie truly is the stuff of legends.

Andy’s Country Kitchen, Corpus Christi, TX

What started in 1958 as Andy’s Coffee Cove became Andy’s Country Kitchen in 1978, and the rest is delicious history. Whether you stop in for breakfast or lunch, you’re sure to have a meal you’ll fondly remember.

West Side Cafe, Fort Worth, TX

You don’t have to be a musically talented gang member a la West Side Story to enjoy the West Side Cafe. This Fort Worth diner offers a reliably fantastic dining experience for everyone, with a menu of classics like omelets, chicken tenders, patty melts, and more.

The Gumbo Diner, Galveston, TX

Looking for a bit of a twist on the typical American diner? The Gumbo Diner could be exactly what you’re craving, with a lineup of Cajun cuisine as well as all the traditional diner essentials you know and love.

The Dixie Pig, Abilene, TX

George’s Cafe, Lubbock, TX

In Lubbock, George’s Cafe is a popular favorite for diner cuisine. Open for breakfast and lunch, this cozy and welcoming diner is the perfect place to start your day or enjoy a midday break in the tastiest way.

Home Plate Diner, Amarillo, TX

No matter what you order at the Home Plate Diner, it’s sure to be a home run. Head to this Amarillo staple to satisfy all your diner food cravings in a fun baseball-themed atmosphere.

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