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Generator Coffee Shop

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107 N 6th St, Garland, TX 75040-6316
+1 972-494-9449
Tue - Thu 07:00 - 17:00
Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Food is a little pricey but totally worth spending the money to enjoy time together in a small, quiet environment. I have visited several times and have enjoyed the art displayed on the walls and at times the live music played on a small stage by the door. Desserts and Mac and cheese are worth a try!

Thank Meagan C
Rowlett, Texas
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A friend told me about this spot in the historic downtown. They mentioned that they had live music on Friday and Saturday nights. On the night I went they had a local "Blues Music band". They were pretty good and NOT loud which was good. The only service was at the counter. On a busy night like this they would... More 

Thank fwcsportnut
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Specially arrived to have a quality cup of espresso. Great atmosphere and simple espresso. Price is fair, but did expect better quality coffee

Thank Shiran R
Garland, Texas
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I love the old-world feel when I walk in the door. Add to that some twinkle lights, a comfy place to sit, and a good cup of coffee or tea, and you've got a great combination. Sometimes there's live music to listen to.

Thank Cwpride
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Generator is a coffee shop complete with gourmet blends of coffees and teas. They also serve a nice brunch and usually have musical entertainment playing while you eat which play for tips. On Sunday's, they usually have a good crowd, but I've never had a long wait. Menu includes from breakfast items such as omlettes, eggs Benedict, crepes, waffles,... More 

Thank Tina C
Garland, Texas
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a charming coffee shop in down town Garland. It was perfect and new owners have to make their mark. The new bright white sub way tile does not fit the decor of the building. What were you thinking? We invited another couple to lunch and we could not hear each other talk the music was so loud. We... More 

1 Thank JohnaArmistead
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Don't care for new setup....no breakfast except weekends. Did like eggs on China instead of paper and plastic. Warm and personable entrepreneur full of charm.

Thank RG W
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Recently re-found this place and think it has a new owner. Had liked it when I'd been there before, but even more impressed this time on a Sunday. Offering brunch and even though they'd run out of what I wanted, my second choice of a vegetable omelette was excellent. The free mimosa is a nice touch and the live music,... More 

Thank Sara M
Aiken, South Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

I walked in and ordered my decaf latte 5 minutes before closing and the employee was sweet (female). I asked if I could hang out for a few extra minutes and she did not mind. After I sat down a few more customers came in and were also served with a smile. By that time it was already after closing... More 

Thank Stacey S
Garland, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Great atmosphere, good coffee, tea and food, good value. I love the character of this old building. It is charming and comfortable. This is a great place to go to meet with friends, have a drink or meal. This would be a great place as a mobile office to get out of the house.

Thank graefen210

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 N 6th St, Garland, TX 75040-6316
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Garland
  • Phone Number: +1 972-494-9449

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