Home Cookin' Highway: 33 Roadside Restaurants for Your Next Texas Roadtrip

Texas is vast, and the decisions are wide open when hunger strikes on those long hauls across the state. Sure, you could pull up to the nearest drive-thru window (again), but there’s nothing boldest or grandest about a bag of fast food—especially when exceptional mom-and-pop restaurants are dishing up affordable comfort a little farther down the line. Whether you’re hankering for a taste of home or the meal less traveled, sometimes you just need to get out of the car and into a diner booth.

Editors’ note: Hit the Spot Café in Garfield closed on January second of this year.

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