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American, Diner
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904 S Hwy 81-287, Decatur, TX
+1 940-627-7785
06:00 - 14:00
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Decatur, Texas
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The best place to eat breakfast and lunch, ( they close after 2pm) they specialize in home style plates and they are all great. This is where the police eat breakfast and lunch. BTW their deserts are to die for.

Thank daveandsusie1989
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place is a small diner, but has a great breakfast. Whenever we are in town, we like to eat here. It's small, so some days it can be a challenge to find a table, but it is definitely good food. And be sure to get the Biscuit with your breakfast instead of the toast. They make the best biscuits!

Thank Philip H
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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This tiny restaurant has home made pies that melt in your mouth. From the outside it doesn't look like anything special, but the food is amazing. Great southern fried chicken, or mashed potatoes with homestyle gravy. Go there with an appetite and leave feeling full and content. Would highly recommend for good home style food.

Thank Myopin
Aubrey, Texas
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370 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Call for directions as the trip advisor is wrong and you don't want to miss eating here! Precious and full of history! Simple menu but enough choices to satisfy everyone! Breakfast Burritos were great and must try biscuits!

Thank Drtamaragrosz
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint local restaurant, in a historical building. Offers breakfast and lunch at reasonable prices, has a daily special. Huge pies! Monday-Friday only.

Thank Lynn R
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53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Quaint restaurant with a home town feel. My wife and I was traveling through and stopped for breakfast. We both ordered western omelets and we received large portions. The waitress was friendly and courteous. We recommend the Whistlestop for an all around awesome experience with a hometown vibe. We experienced several trains passing by which added to our enjoyment.

Thank 19Crazy_Willy69
Decatur, Texas
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I am steak and potatoes, fried is best, add gravy and it's even better but yesterday I just had the vegetable plate (no I am not a vegan much to my sister in law's dismay) and they were fantastic! Fried okra, pinto beans, green beans and spinach were great and well seasoned. I must admit the ladies chicken fried steak... More 

Thank Alan L
Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

The Whistle Stop was convenient to our hotel and right next the the downtown square. We were greeted with smiles and seated immediately. Excellent home cooked food. Great prices.

Thank myoung864
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

It's an extremely small and popular place! The food is great home cooked food with a small menu but still good choices! It gets crowded so be prepared to squeeze into a seat! Great little eatery for all the locals!

Thank Alicia J
Holland, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We had a delightful breakfast at the whistlestop. It's truly a gem! The address isn't correct on the site but a customer pointed out the right location. It's located next to an old petrified gas station. Hands down had the best biscuits ever! Super fluffy. Everything on the menu was top notch and down home made with love. And you... More 

Thank Jessica B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 S Hwy 81-287, Decatur, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 940-627-7785

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?