Cafe 290

11011 Hwy. 290 E.
Hours: Breakfast: Mon.-Fri., 7am-11am; Weekends, 7am-noon; Lunch/Dinner: Sun.-Tue., 11am-3pm, Tue.-Sat., 11am-10pm
This Manor stalwart has taken traditional roadhouse food to a delicious new level. Try the green eggs and ham, but don't miss the comfort food for lunch and dinner. This place is worth the drive.

Restaurant Poll Awards

  • 2000: Critics Chicken Dishes
  • 1998: Critics Best Chicken-Fried Steak
  • 1997: Critics Best Chicken-Fried Anything
  • 1995: Readers Favorites

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