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Dale's Essenhaus

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3900 FM 972, Walburg, TX 78673
+1 512-819-9175
07:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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San Antonio
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132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to explore small towns and find good food this is the place. Dale's is as classic Texas as you can get, From the booths AND family style options, the lovely and very nice server, Jenna, the pride in the food and the local area, it is worth going 4 miles off I35. We ordered burgers at 9:30... More 

Thank NiftyGrammy
Hallettsville, Texas
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went here for lunch. It's a nice, quaint place that appears to have live music on the weekends, and has a very large biergarten area with some great looking oak shade trees. We ate inside, and I ordered the Jack Walburger, which is a 1/3 pound burger with pepper jack cheese, real jalapenos (although you can sub pickled if... More 

Thank GC50MH56
Georgetown, Texas
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Dales has a fantastic atmosphere on a Friday or Saturday night, sir outside enjoy some live music and watch lovely couples boogie. I have ordered a couple of their burgers, you cannot go wrong. The Texas toothpicks are a great appetizer too.

Thank secondshiftsyndi
Georgetown, Texas
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209 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

The large order of Catfish is great, absolutely great. The 16 oz. Hamburger Steak with lots white cream gravy. Or the Chicken Fried Chicken. It is a tough world. The staff keeps the tea coming and attends to your every need. The only negative item is, its not in Georgetown, You have to drive all the way to Walburg.

Thank BandaidKid
Devine, Texas
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a small cafe with great home cooking, this is it. I've been twice and will be back again. This last time I had their bacon cheeseburger and it was awesome. Tasted just like it came off the grill, think and juicy. Their chicken fried steak is real good too with plenty of sides to choose... More 

Thank BGhart28
Georgetown, Texas
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Great food as usual. Stuffed Schitzel was very good and generous portion. Walburger was up to expectation and chicke fried chcken was good to. We had deep fried mushrooms to start. Great.

Thank Nell S
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

I've been here multiple times..outstanding burgers, ribs, chicken & dumplins! Fun, friendly family atmosphere..weekly specials are always fresh and so tasty! Waitresses are always friendly.

Thank Jessica H
G-Patch, Texas
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417 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Dale's is a great local family joint with fantastic greasy eats. If you're looking for health food, drive on by because you're not going to find it at Dale's. But if you want some delicious burgers, fries, onion rings, homemade potato chips, fried jalepenos, and super long corn dogs for the kids. And homemade cobbler. Dale's is a great place.... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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422 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We stopped in for lunch while visiting friends. Great service, good burgers, and good prices. No frills type of spot.

Thank 13betty
Richmond, Texas
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015

This is one of my parents go to places for a nice drive and tasty food North of Austin Texas. Well worth the visit for the food, music, dancing and a fun casual time.

Thank RRags

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 FM 972, Walburg, TX 78673
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Walburg
  • Phone Number: +1 512-819-9175

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