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The Shelby Cafe

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Reviews (178)
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All reviews country style steak pancakes liver fries yeast rolls steak special mac cheese vegetable plate cheeseburger potatoes cornbread wings home cooking daily specials great place for breakfast great hometown breakfast or lunch
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a very enjoyable experience with home cooking like grandma used to make. The country style steak is delicious.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KingsMtn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything we’ve eaten—from the breakfast all day to the Mayor’s Special (livermush, cheese and mayo in a breakfast burrito-style tortilla) to the meat-and-3 plates to the cheeseburgers—is delicious. They stay real busy, so service time can fluctuate, but we always get a good meal at...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank matthewtessnear
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shelby Café is a staple of life there in Shelby. I have lived here most of my life and have eaten here over and over. Everything is good but my favorite will always be breakfast. Get the Livermush. It will change your life. Bacon...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Trinitygreene
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not great! Ordered a veggie burger and was ignored for close to 30 minutes. Everyone around us got service, but we were ignored.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank S3316HQchristineh
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The food sounded good but was unseasoned to the point of no or very little salt. I realize you can salt and pepper your food at the table but it is not the same as acually cooking with seasonings. I have no desire to return.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ladychandella
Reviewed November 29, 2018

I had never heard of this, but had to try it. If you even remotely like liver, I recommend it. I would describe it as a square of pureed liver, coated in a dark cornmeal, and fried. It is delicious. The restaurant is divided into...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tamaralea
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Good food. Lots of choices. Prices are great and not outrageous. Atmosphere is good has a family vibe. Will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 352heatherw
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I have been going to this restaurant for awhile and love the way you are served while there. The food is great. The service is fast.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank carolsS8870PX
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is always great, my wife and I eat there every couple of weeks. The food is always good and the waitresses are friendly. After eating you can stroll around town to walk it off.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Climber733578
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Traveling thru the area, used Trip Advisor to find a great place for breakfast and it didn't let me down!. Just a small local restaurant located in the heart of downtown with a very extensive menu. Had six people in our party and everyone ordered...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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wolfgangic
February 2, 2018|
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Response from texasbuckeye85 | Reviewed this property |
There are no gluten free meals on the menu. However, they do have salads and vegetables on the side that could work in a pinch.
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