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Norma's Cafe By the Numbers

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Norma's Cafe has been dishing up Southern-style comfort food like biscuits and gravy, chicken-fried steak, chicken and dumplings and mile-high coconut cream pie to loyal Oak Cliff customers since 1956. After 67 years they've pretty much got it down to a science — the kitchen at Norma's is a well-oiled machine, churning out an incredible amount of food every week. Here's the lowdown on what it takes to keep the diner running:

Beverages brewed in one weekend: 100 gallons of sweet tea and 50 gallons of coffee

Quarts of whipped meringue made daily for mile-high pies: 90

Slices of Texas toast per week: 1,120

Gallons of pancake batter per week: 25

Dozens of eggs used per week: 500

Number of hand-breaded chicken-fried steaks sold in June: over 4,000

Pounds of potatoes peeled daily: 100

Pounds of thick-cut hickory smoked bacon served every week: 400

Orders of hash browns served up daily: 200

Dinner rolls made from scratch daily: over 1,000

Number of mile-high cream pies made weekly: over 100

Number of Chicken Fried Steak and Egg Country Breakfasts sold in June: over 1,000

Number of meals provided to the Oak Cliff community last Thanksgiving: over 6,000

Bottles of Norma's Really Fancy Cafe Catsup given away on National French Fry Day: 1,000

Norma's Cafe

9100 North Central Expressway, , TX 75231 (214) 361-8646 Visit Website

Norma's Cafe

1123 W. Davis Street, Dallas, Texas 75208

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