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Weikel's Store and Bakery

2247 West State Highway 71, La Grange, TX - (979) 968-9413
Throughout central Texas, you'll find kolaches, the puffy little pastries that are like a Danish, but with softer, sweeter dough, and with better blobs of filling in the center. We are especially fond of Weikel’s poppy-seed kolache; although best-sellers include prune, apricot, and cream cheese.
93% Approval Rating (16 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
kolache
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Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Weikel’s is a good candidate for the least-likely place to find exemplary Roadfood. It is a convenience store attached to a gas station, and at first glance when you walk in, it looks like any other quick-shop highway mart: lots of soda, candy, pre-fab sandwiches, and ..."   [Read More]
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Pete Sommers
March 16, 2007
"Having abandoned my favorite kolache joint between Houston and Bastrop, Hruska's in Ellinger on Hwy 71, because of excessive pride (read: soaring costs), I was greatly and pleasantly surprised to “discover” this well-known gem. I had passed the place numerous times ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2247 West State Highway 71, La Grange, TX
(979) 968-9413

http://www.weikels.com

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A fresh apricot kolache: the tenderest dough, the fruitiest filling.
"A fresh apricot kolache: the tenderest dough, the fruitiest filling."
Michael Stern





Prune is one of the favorite Old World fillings. It is only minimally sweet, but maximally delicious.
"Prune is one of the favorite Old World fillings. It is only minimally sweet, but maximally delicious."
Michael Stern


This savory kolache, known as a pig-in-a-blanket, is sweet dough wrapped around a chewy hunk of good Texas sausage.
"This savory kolache, known as a pig-in-a-blanket, is sweet dough wrapped around a chewy hunk of good Texas sausage."
Michael Stern


Six of the morning's repertoire, still a bit warm from the oven
"Six of the morning's repertoire, still a bit warm from the oven"
Michael Stern


Sometimes there are other flavors than these, and often the most popular flavors are gone by mid morning.  You can secure what you like by calling ahead or ordering your kolaches via Weikel's web site.
"Sometimes there are other flavors than these, and often the most popular flavors are gone by mid morning. You can secure what you like by calling ahead or ordering your kolaches via Weikel's web site."
Michael Stern


Behind Weikel's counter is a television that shows a video about kolaches being made.
"Behind Weikel's counter is a television that shows a video about kolaches being made."
Michael Stern


It's hard not to like a restaurant with a motto.
"It's hard not to like a restaurant with a motto."
Michael Stern


Although it is located in a gas station convenience store, Weikel's makes what may be the best kolaches in Texas ... and that's no small accomplishment in this Czech-ancestored part of the state.
"Although it is located in a gas station convenience store, Weikel's makes what may be the best kolaches in Texas ... and that's no small accomplishment in this Czech-ancestored part of the state."
Michael Stern



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