News Releases

February 15, 2017

Norma's Cafe Community Partner Award

Norma's Cafe is so excited to announce the 2017 recipient of the annual Norma's Cafe Community Partner Award! We hope you'll join us on the 17th, which is also National Random Acts of Kindness Day which inspired the award and donation. 

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January 23, 2017

National Pie Day

Norma's Cafe celebrates the 8th year in a row of giving away free slices of our famous Mile High Pie in honor of National Pie Day!

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December 29, 2016

2016 Donation Wrap Up

Norma's Cafe has been blessed with 60 years of business but the most rewarding memories, are those where we are giving back to the community. 

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November 18, 2016

Free Thanksgiving Dinners at Norma's Cafe

For the 28th year in a row, Norma's Cafe has opened it's Oak Cliff's location's doors to serve Thanksgiving dinner to anyone who may need one. Thanks to our wonderful employees, customers and vendors who volunteered and donated their time and product to help us feed 7,000 Dallasites. 

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November 8, 2016

Veteran's Day

Norma's Cafe will provide free breakfast all day on Veterans Day for Veterans, and active military members, to say thank you for your service. We also have kicked off our Thank You Postcard Campaign to troops overseas, or stationed away from their families during the holidays.

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October 26, 2016

6th Annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day and 2nd Annual Bus Tour

Norma's Cafe is honored to have had a hand in getting Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day passed into law, but even more excited abour raising over $12,000 for the North Texas Food Bank this year!

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October 10, 2016

Biscuits for Boobies

Please join us in the 6th Annual Biscuits for Boobies event as we donate a portion of our sales to find a cure for breast cancer!

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July 5, 2016

Norma’s Cafe to Open Fourth Location on July 12 in Dallas

Norma's Cafe is so excited to open our 4th location at Park Lane and 75/Central, complete with prizes and giveaways!

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June 1, 2016

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 60 Years as a Dallas Home Cooking Favorite

Norma's Cafe celebrates 60 years with the nonproft, the Birthday Party Project- bringing the joy of birthdays to children in homeless shelters throughout DFW!

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May 11, 2016

Norma’s Cafe Creates More Than 80 Jobs for City of Dallas

With Norma's Cafe's 4th location preparing to open in July, we're hiring!

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May 11, 2016

Norma’s Cafe Partners with Special Olympics Texas through Tip-A-Cop Event for the Third Year

Norma's Cafe is proud to partner with the Dallas and Frisco police departments for our Tip-A-Cop event benefitting the Special Olympics Texas!

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April 1, 2016

National Grilled Cheese Day 2016!

We like to have some fun at Norma's Cafe and tried pulling a fast one on local media. While that didn't work, free grilled cheese on National Grilled Cheese Day certainly did!

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March 8, 2016

Red Cross Week at Norma's Cafe

Norma's Cafe is excited to partner with the Red Cross again this year but is bumping up our involvment to an entire week of fundraising and awareness!

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February 17, 2016

Norma's Cafe Announces First Community Partner Award Recipient

Wayne Walker, executive director of Our Calling, is truly an unsung hero of our community and Norma's Cafe is very blessed to be able to recognize his amazing work.

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February 1, 2016

Norma’s Cafe Builds a New Home in Dallas, Set to Open Late Spring

Norma's Cafe is so excited to announce a 4th location at Park Lane, right off of 75 and across from North Park mall!

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January 18, 2016

National Pie Day

We're celebrating National Pie Day a day early on January 22nd with FREE Mile High Pie!

December 21, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Donated more than $50,000 to more than 95 Organizations throughout Dallas/Fort Worth in 2015

Norma's Cafe is so happy to be able to give back to our communities! 

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November 17, 2015

Norma’s Cafe, Local Businesses Partner to Offer 27th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Over 7,500 home-cooked meals were served to Dallas/Fort Worth community for free! Happy Thanksgiving from the Norma's Family to yours!

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October 26, 2015

Norma’s Cafe to Sponsor First-Ever Chicken Fried Steak Bus Tour

5th annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day brings a Bus Tour of North Texas CFS staples and over $10,000 raised through sponsorships to benefit the North Texas Food Bank!

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September 22, 2015

Norma’s Cafe to Host 6th Annual “Biscuits for Boobies”

Norma's Cafe hosts "Biscuits for Boobies" and supported 3 teams for the Komen 3 Day For A Cure walk!

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August 19, 2015

Norma’s Cafe, Operation Kindness to Hold 4th Annual “Dog Days of Summer” Pet Adoption Event

Portion of day’s sales to benefit shelter’s operation costs

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June 4, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Offers $1.79 Dishes to Celebrate 59th Anniversary

Dallas’ comfort food icon invites guests to enjoy annual price reduction

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April 30, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Continues Partnership with Special Olympics Texas through Tip-A-Cop Event

Portion of restaurant sales to support local chapter

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March 25, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 6th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day With Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for Guests

Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas comfort food icon, will celebrate National Grilled Cheese Day on Monday, April 13 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. 

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March 3, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Supports American Red Cross – North Texas Region with “Red Cross Day at Norma’s Cafe”

A portion of sales to benefit local American Red Cross chapter

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January 30, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Presents Valentine’s Day Menu for Two

Cafe offers couples a special menu, BYOB for a romantic dinner 

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January 13, 2015

Norma’s Cafe Offers Free Pie Slices for National Pie Day, Jan. 23

Dallas comfort food icon celebrates sixth consecutive year with new pie flavor

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October 30, 2014

Norma’s Cafe, Local Businesses Partner to Offer 26th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 27

Thousands of home-cooked meals to be served to Dallas/Fort Worth community.

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October 15, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 4th Annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day Oct. 24

Norma's Cafe to host actor Burton Gilliam, add special menu offerings for Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day.

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September 16, 2014

Norma’s Cafe to Host 5th Annual “Biscuits for Boobies” Sept. 26

Norma’s Cafe debuting pink lemonade pie and raising funds to support Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure.

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July 22, 2014

Norma’s Cafe, Operation Kindness to Hold 3rd Annual “Dog Days of Summer” Pet Adoption Event

No-kill shelter will bring dogs for adoption to Norma's Cafe locations while the restaurant donates a portion of sales to benefit Operation Kindness.

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July 10, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Introduces “Norma’s Cafe Box” for Picnics, Tailgating

Includes enough summertime favorites to feed the whole family - View Release
June 10, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Offers Dishes for $1.79 to Celebrate 58th Anniversary

Dallas home-style cuisine staple features annual price rollback - View Release
May 13, 2014

Norma’s Cafe and Special Olympics Partner for Tip-A-Cop Event

Portion of the restaurant sales to support organization - View Release
April 2, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 5th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day with Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches for North Texas

The cafe will once again give all dine-in guests a free grilled cheese sandwich on Friday, April 11 - View Release
March 4, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Supports American Red Cross – North Texas Region Partner with "Red Cross Day at Norma’s Cafe"

Restaurant fundraises for American Red Cross on Thursday, March 13 - View Release
January 14, 2014

Norma’s Cafe Offers Free Pie Slices for National Pie Day, Jan. 23

Dallas comfort food icon celebrates fifth consecutive year with a new pie flavor. - View Release
December 27, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Gives More Than 7,500 Meals, $6,500 to D/FW Organizations in 2013

For more than 30 years, Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas dining icon serving Texas-style home cooking, has given back to the Dallas/Fort Worth community. - View Release
November 19, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Hosts 25th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 28

More than 5,000 home-cooked meals to be served to Dallas/Fort Worth community. - View Release
October 15, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 3rd Annual Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day Oct. 25

Five Dallas icons team up to spotlight their favorite chicken fried steak dishes. - View Release
September 3, 2013

Norma’s Cafe to Host 4th Annual “Biscuits for Boobies” Sept. 26

Portion of restaurant sales to benefit Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure. - View Release
August 8, 2013

Norma’s Cafe, Cody’s Friends Rescue to Hold Second "Dog Days of Summer" Pet Adoption Event

Portion of restaurant sales to benefit shelter’s operation costs. - View Release
June 4, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 57th Anniversary with $1.79 Dishes

To celebrate its 57th year of serving Texas-style home cooking, Norma’s Cafe will offer guests select discounted meals to honor its anniversary. - View Release
May 29, 2013

Norma’s Cafe to Open its Doors to New Third Location in Frisco

Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas dining icon, will open its doors on Tuesday, June 4 at the Centre at Preston Ridge in Frisco - View Release
April 30, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Creates More than 140 Jobs for City of Frisco

Dallas cafe expansion, accepting job applications beginning April 29. - View Release
April 3, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 4th Annual National Grilled Cheese Day with Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches to North Texas

For the fourth consecutive year, Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas dining icon serving Texas-style home cooking, celebrates National Grilled Cheese Day - View Release
March 12, 2013

Norma’s Cafe and American Red Cross - North Texas Region Partner for "Red Cross Day at Norma’s Cafe"

Restaurant fundraises for American Red Cross on Thursday, March 21 - View Release
February 5, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Builds a New Home in Frisco, Set to Open April

Benchmark Dallas diner expands its Texas home-cooking menu to Frisco - View Release
January 15, 2013

Norma’s Cafe Serves Up New Pie Flavors to Its Menu on National Pie Day, Jan. 23

In celebration of National Pie Day, Norma’s Cafe, the original Dallas comfort food icon that has served Texas home cooking for more than 56 years, will unveil two new pie flavors to its award-winning menu - View Release
November 13, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Hosts 24th Annual Free Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 22

Iconic restaurant to give thousands home-cooked meals to Dallas community - View Release
October 16, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 2nd Official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day Oct. 26

This year’s celebration will feature the tastes across the Lone Star State with a "Tour of Texas." - View Release
August 15, 2012

Norma’s Cafe and Operation Kindness to Hold "Dog Days of Summer" Pet Adoption Event

To celebrate the Dog Days of Summer Norma’s Cafe and Operation Kindness held a pet adoption event at the North Dallas location. - View Release
July 17, 2012

Blue Bell and Norma’s Cafe Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Free Ice Cream

In honor of National Ice Cream Day, Blue Bell Creameries teamed up with Norma’s Cafe to offer guests a free 3-ounce cup of Blue Bell ice cream to beat the heat. - View Release
June 12, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates 56th Anniversary with $1.79 Classic Dishes

To celebrate its 56th year of serving Texas-style home cooking, Norma’s Cafe, is offering its guests a huge discount to honor the day. - View Release
May 29, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Awards Best New Breakfast Omelet

Dallas dining icon to feature customer-created recipe on award-winning breakfast menu - View Release
April 3, 2012

For Third Consecutive Year, Norma’s Cafe Offers Free Grilled Cheese Sandwiches to North Texas

Dallas dining icon offers free sandwiches on National Grilled Cheese Day - View Release
February 27, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates Texas Independence Day

Dallas comfort food icon partners with Dallas County Elections for voter registration - View Release
January 17, 2012

Norma’s Cafe Offers Free Pie Slices on National Pie Day

Dallas comfort food icon celebrates with its customers for third consecutive year - View Release
November 15, 2011

Norma’s Cafe Holds Its 23rd Annual Free Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 24

Iconic restaurant to give away more than 4,000 home-cooked meals to Dallas community - View Release
November 8, 2011

Norma’s Cafe to Salute the Troops with Free Breakfast on Veterans Day

Dallas comfort food icon to honor soldiers and continue military postcard campaign - View Release
October 10, 2011

Norma’s Cafe Serves Up a New Dish Online

Historic Texas Comfort Food Restaurant Launches its New Website with Award-Winning Agency - View Release
October 6, 2011

Norma’s Cafe to Celebrate First Official Texas Chicken Fried Steak Day Oct. 26

Dallas comfort food icon leads commemoration endorsed by Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Ralph Sheffield with restaurants across the Lone Star State - View Release
September 7, 2011

Biscuits for Boobies

Norma’s Cafe hosts fundraising event to benefit Susan G. Komen - View Release
August 27, 2011

Norma’s Cafe Expands Dessert Menu with Norma’s Mini Pies

Famous Mile-High Cream Pies now available in petite portions - View Release
June 7, 2011

Norma’s Cafe to Celebrate 55th Anniversary June 21

Dallas Texas-style institution offers $1.79 comfort food classics all day - View Release
May 31, 2011

Norma’s Cafe to Name Dallas’ Best Omelet June 2

Blue ribbon panel to feature customer-created recipe on award-winning breakfast menu - View Release
April 6, 2011

Norma’s Cafe Celebrates National Grilled Cheese Day April 12

Dallas comfort food icon offers free sandwiches for the second consecutive year - View Release
April 4, 2011

HCK2 Partners Named PR Agency of Record for Norma’s Cafe

North Texas comfort food icon selects award-winning marketing agency - View Release
March 28, 2011

Getting’ Cheesy Wit’ It at Norma’s Cafe

Norma’s Cafe to Give Away Classic Comfort Food for National Food Holiday - View Release
March 16, 2011

From Hot Dishes to Hot Rods

Late Great Chevy Car Show Revs Its Engine at Norma’s Cafe - View Release
March 1, 2011

Norma’s Cafe Owner Takes the Cake in Texas

Ed Murph Receives TRA State Award - View Release
February 16, 2011

Nothin’ Tastes Better than Texas Independence at Norma’s Cafe

Three tasty Texas specials honor our state’s freedom - View Release
October 19, 2010

Don’t be Left Out

Restaurants continue to join Norma’s Cafe to celebrate Texas CFS day - View Release