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Kempner Brick Oven

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90597 Pecan Street, Hwy 190, Kempner, TX 76539
+1 512-932-2597
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Killeen, Texas
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A neat little out of the way place. Excellent German pastries. Good German deli offerings. Nice place to go for a new adventure. Great to return again. Menu varies. Call to find out what cooking today. I'll bet it's going to be good.

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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

My husband loves German food so we drove to Kemper from Temple to try their food. The restaurant is small but has a bakery, German food retail area and a small deli with meat and cheese to purchase, as well as the restaurant. It is clean and simple in decor. Salad comes with all the dinners and you can choose... More 

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Thank BDCornell
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Since the new owners took over, this place has gone from an OK German restaurant to an authentic, great German restaurant... This is my wife an my favorite place to go to have great tasting German food. They also have a variety of bakery items, cheeses and meats... Also, sweets and treats from Germany... If you haven't been here, you... More 

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Lampasas, Texas
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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Have not eaten here in ages and won't again. Had wanted to try something different for date night. Now the food was not bad just nothing that would make me come back. My food did not look anything like the pictures on here. The side of potato I ordered should have never been plated. Looked like stuck leftovers scraped off... More 

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Thank Bamboozler50
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Have wanted to stop to eat here so many times and finally did. This will not be the only meal we have here ! This is a simple little restaurant/bakery that serves the most delicious German style food. So many choices it is difficult to choose. Can't imagine any choice being the wrong one ! The glass cases hold the... More 

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Thank Katherine G
Lubbock, Texas
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

A friend mentioned this place and we stopped by on our way home from a road trip - it was on the way. We picked up sandwiches, rolls and pastries then stopped at a rest area for a picnic. Sandwiches were homemade and tasty. We sampled a variety of pastries and all were very good. My favorite was the pretzel... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We visit this German restaurant every time we are in the Kempner area. The food is authentic German fare and the service is very friendly. My husband is reminded of his grandmother's cooking when we eat here. The apple strudel, raisin bread, various breads, and pastries are excellent. They also have delicious looking cheesecakes but I have never tried them.

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Kempner
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Of course there is not very many options in the little town of Kempner, TX but their German food is very good. The last time I stop by and got a take out order we enjoyed it very much. Since I do not eat sweets, I still hear from other customers that their desserts and breads are still the best... More 

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Thank Billy Y
Cameron, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

This used to be our go to place for German food. It was the best. Over the last few months, though, we noticed some things starting to slip and finally learned that the German owner had sold to an American couple. First it was little things like switching to vegetable spread instead of butter. Then the spätzle started to come... More 

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Lampasas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

We ate here January 2014, were disappointed and didn't return until this week. Come to find out, as of last summer, there are new owners and it is now wonderful. We've been twice in the last three days. The food is so close to authentic, the staff and owners are very friendly, the restaurant is kept clean, food is out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 90597 Pecan Street, Hwy 190, Kempner, TX 76539
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Kempner
  • Phone Number: +1 512-932-2597

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