Right on the Hopkins County line is Reba's, located at 1004 Hwy 154, Yantis, Texas, a little bit of homestyle cooking to feed the soul. Tara and Steve have built their business from the ground up focusing on creating dishes from family recipes to bring people together to enjoy a good meal in a comfortable setting with quick service. Named after her Grandmother, Reba's strives to help others.
The goal behind Reba's is more than just feeding the public. Eventually they want to help disadvantaged, single parent families get back on their feet. Reba was a women who worked up to three jobs while trying to raise a family and keep her children fed. She did this while working in the food service industry after her husband passed away early in their marriage. Tara took her grandmother's work ethic to heart and wants to help mother's and father's who are alone re-enter the workforce with help from other local restaurant owners and develop a ranch where the children can be cared for and tutored while also helping the parent gain workforce skills. With a future for growth, Reba's is more than just a place to drop in for breakfast or lunch but also a place with a mission to help those who in need.
As a former school teacher Tara witnessed first hand the impact of a broken home in the students. Her desire to start a ranch and help these families begins with the children in mind. The restaurant is a stepping stone to reach their ultimate goal of purchasing a ranch and impacting the lives of local families in need.
Reba's is open six days a week. The dining room is open weekdays from 8 a. m. to 4 p. m. and Saturday from 7 a. m. - 2 p. m. While their take away and bakery options are open until 7 p. m. on weekdays and 2 p. m. on Saturday. While it might seem like a bit of a drive, Reba's offers quick service and weekly specials. There is plenty of time to head out there and back on your lunch break. Enjoy the whole menu and specials all day. Two breakfast specials, and four lunch specials come out each week along with their regular menu.
All their bakery items are made from scratch. Which also includes special services such as wedding and birthday cakes. Sugar cookies, breads and fried pies fill their case daily and you don't want to miss out. At least ten fried pie options are on the menu each day, with a monthly special to tempt your taste buds. This months special is a snickerdoodle fried pie. The flaky, crust melts in your mouth upon first taste. You won't want to miss this treat on your visit.
On your way out after enjoying breakfast or lunch, be sure to grab a pre-made dinner. Their take and bake options are great for those busy nights of sports and dance. Or just because you don't feel like cooking, let Reba's do the cooking, all you have to do is heat, serve and enjoy.
Not only can you enjoy their cooking at their brick and mortar store, you can have them come to you for your next event. Since Reba's started out as a food truck, they can cater at your location. Their food truck helped to grow their inside location while remodeling. Be sure to call and ask about catering your next function.
No matter if you dine in, order out or pick up a take and bake be sure to tip. The tip jar at Reba's goes to help feed people in need. Tara pays her workers a daily wage so that the tips can be given back to the community. No matter what you should always tip, but at Reba's its even more important and impactful.
We hope that you will take a trip out to Reba's to enjoy some homecooked meals for breakfast or lunch. Tara and her staff are ready with a smile and conversation for when you stop by next.