An unassuming strip mall houses this diamond in the rough.
Cheerful service and fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads.
Gourmet and global, despite a strip center location.
One need not cross the Louisiana line to enjoy authentic Cajun food.
Fresh, delicious, and unquestionably authentic.
The secret ingredient is love at this thriving Italian spot.
Folksy service and good home cooking.
Folks line up for Lizzy's all-American comfort food.
Food really is love at Divine.
This tiny downtown cafe has a loyal following.
This East Texas sushi spot is as good as ever.
The baked goods rival the meat at this Longview favorite.
Every town needs a post office, a library, and a place like City Diner.
The original Bodacious is still the best.
A small, well-executed menu in a cheerful blue bungalow.
The burgers are justly famous, but don't miss the breakfasts. Or the chicken-fried steak.
Great tacos in a folksy, funky atmosphere.
This laid-back venue reminds us of an English pub but with a distinct “cowboy meets mobster” flair. The TV screens are as plentiful as the fried-food options on the menu. We were pleased with the pulled-pork nachos, which were (surprisingly) served on deep-fried pita bread and topped with refried beans,…
In a town where culinary diversity typically means Tex-Mex, this delightful oasis, which occupies space formally inhabited by a Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, is more than welcome. The baba ghanoush was incredibly delicious, the eggplant smoky and served with a creamy, garlicky tahini sauce. It was a perfect lead-in…
On the advice of a family friend and Longview native, we made a quick stop at this popular spot and sampled a bento box that was almost embarrassingly generous with its cornucopia of sushi, soup, salad, fried rice, shrimp tempura, and pork gyoza. After gazing longingly at another diner’s beef…
We have been eagerly monitoring the progress of this Caribbean cafe, a much needed addition to the ubiquitous Tex-Mex and Chinese chains here. Disappointingly, the wait time between ordering our food and being served seemed almost as long as the wait for opening day. Fortunately, though, the jerk chicken and…
This Mexican (and Tex-Mex) cafe is a nice co-adventure for the father-son duo of Thomas and Mason White. Seafood enchiladas with mojo-seasoned fish were quite pleasant; we tend to find the typical Tex-Mex side of rice and beans a tad tedious, so we were happy to discover alternatives here, including…
Though we have had a few less than perfect lunchtime experiences at this downtown bistro, chatter had it that it was time for another look. Apparently, the chatter has cred, as this time we found TSB to be a treasure, particularly for dinner. The lights were low and the ambience…