Oldest original café in Texas shuts down due to COVID-19 – KTRK-TV

HUNSTVILLE, Texas (KTRK) — The oldest cafe in Texas, still in its original location, is closing its doors for good due to COVID-19.Cafe Texan was a staple in Huntsville for 83 years. Owner John Strickland tells ABC13 he closed when the pandemic started and couldn’t afford to make the repairs needed to reopen.
ABC13 featured the restaurant in the “cool spaces” series in 2018, and ABC13 Anchor Emeritus Dave Ward remembers the restaurant well.He grew up in Huntsville as a child in the 1940s. He s…

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