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OST Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Southwestern
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305 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
+1 830-796-3836
06:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Menu has a variety of items & breakfast is served all day. Our choice was the salad bar & soup. Salad bar was average & could have used a little more creativity. Chicken rice soup was tasty & was homemade. Server was very pleasant. This seems to be a local & family place. No alcohol is... More 

Thank Gail F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we stopped by for a drink, we decided to have lunch because it was so authentic...we met the locals... great food!a real cow-boy place! Belinda and Florent from France

Thank ladyburgundy
Cypress, Texas
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited almost minutes for our drinks. Then another 10 for our waitress to come back and take our order. I ordered a baked potato and my husband ordered a ribeye and mashed potatoes with gravy. After another 25 minutes our order comes out. My potato was tiny (not small, tiny) and cold. My butter wouldn't even melt on it.... More 

Thank Darlena_Eggebrecht
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy on a Sunday morning, but once we got a waitress, the food was solid. Super yummy cinnamon roll!

Thank Juliana H
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

That's right....You can sit at the bar on a saddle with a cold beer or if it is breakfast you are welcome to serve yourself coffee, well used by the local cowboy coffee clutch. Chuck-wagon salad bar was ready to be set up for lunch. Wish we had been there for a 14oz ribeye steak under $20.00. Open 6a-9p....you better... More 

Thank Bob and Linda T
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After living in the Hill Country for over 15 years, I'd never eaten at the OST; a week ago I decided to have breakfast there. I love pancakes; I ordered a stack and couldn't resist the biscuits and gravy. The pancakes were excellent--and huge! You'd think that pancakes that size would weigh you down; conversely, they were light and fluffy.... More 

Thank Doctor_Possum
Bandera, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is where the locals go for down home cooking. There is a noon buffet and children or the young at heart can sit on the saddles to enjoy their meal.

Thank J W N
Punta Gorda, Florida
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Googled for good Chicken Fried Steak in Bandera and OST (Old Spanish Trail) came up with pretty good reviews, so I tried it. CFS wasn't bad at all, but not really "outstanding" either. Salad bar was OK as were the green beans. OST is just a reasonably priced family restaurant with a "cowboy, western" theme.

Thank Dennis W
San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

really enjoy the plates which were big and fair price. breakfast, lunch and dinner times were always busy. service was good except took sometime to get receipt.

Thank sollyjr
Kingsland, Texas
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a rather large group on a Sunday morning. The place was packed! Still, we were able to get an adequate table with friendly and prompt service, without feeling rushed.

Thank Deborah H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Main St, Bandera, TX 78003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bandera County  >  Bandera
  • Phone Number: +1 830-796-3836

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?