Blanco Bowling Club Café

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The Blanco Bowling Club Café is a real bowling alley, just off the town square, where the nine-pin league rolls at night. The rest of the day the alleys are curtained off, although customers in the back dining room do enjoy such décor as bowling trophies, racks of balls, and ball bags piled atop league members’ lockers.

Accommodations are basic: wood-grain Formica tables set with silver wrapped in paper napkins. There is a short counter in the front room with a view of the pass-through to the kitchen and one big table where locals come and go for coffee and terrific cinnamon buns and glazed donuts all morning.

The lunchtime menu includes hamburgers and hot beef sandwiches and an array of tacos, chalupas, and enchiladas. Continue reading

The Blanco Bowling Club Café is a real bowling alley, just off the town square, where the nine-pin league rolls at night. The rest of the day the alleys are curtained off, although customers in the back dining room do enjoy such décor as bowling trophies, racks of balls, and ball bags piled atop league members’ lockers.

Accommodations are basic: wood-grain Formica tables set with silver wrapped in paper napkins. There is a short counter in the front room with a view of the pass-through to the kitchen and one big table where locals come and go for coffee and terrific cinnamon buns and glazed donuts all morning.

The lunchtime menu includes hamburgers and hot beef sandwiches and an array of tacos, chalupas, and enchiladas. Pies are spectacular, with meringue tops that rise three times as high as the filling they top. And the fillings themselves are delicious. Coconut pie has an indescribably creamy flavor, accented by little bits of toasty coconut scattered across the top of the meringue. Fudge pie is dense, rich, and super-chocolaty.

If you are a pie fancier, put this Blanco bowling alley on your must-eat list. Meringue pies get no better.

Dishes to try
cinnamon roll
Blanco Bowling Club Café, meringue pie
meringue pie
High-rise pie
Hamburger
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday7:30am - 2pm
Monday6:30am - 9pm
Tuesday6:30am - 9pm
Wednesday6:30am - 9pm
Thursday6:30am - 9pm
Friday6:30am - 9pm
Saturday6:30am - 9pm
Information and Policies
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
No
Reservations Accepted
No
Delivery Available
No
Takeout Counter
Yes
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