hill country dining

Local Dining

Some of our Local Favorites! Always call first to check hours and reservations, if needed.

AUSTIN

Fino
512-474-2905
2905 San Gabriel

Asti Trattoria
512-451-1218
408 E. 43rd C

Moonshine
512-236-4599
303 Red River

Jack Allen’s Kitchen
512-394-0220
7720 W. Highway 71

Lambert’s
512-494-1500
401 W. 2nd

Enoteca
512-441-7672
1610 S. Congress

Vespaio
512-337-5252
1610 S. Congress

Chez Zee
512-454-7672
5406 Balcones

El Sol y La Luna
512-444-7770
600 E. 6th St

BLANCO-about 10 minutes from us

Red Bud Café
410 4th Street
On the Square
Blanco
830 833-0202
Very Casual –in an old, historic hardware store building on the square-sandwiches, soups, salads. Fri-Sat Dinner Special—call to check, sometimes it’s a burger, sometimes it’s something else! Very kid friendly; nice selection of locally brewed beers on tap. Live music on most Friday and Saturday nights.
www.red-budcafe.com
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 10:30am-3:30 pm
Friday -Saturday 10:30am-9pm
Sunday 10am-3pm

Old 300 BBQ
318 4th St
Blanco
830-833-1227
old300bbq.com

The Bean and Biscuit
310 Pecan
Blanco
830-833-3129
thebeanandbiscuit.com

Josie’s Kitchen
1721 US 281 S
830-833-3232
josies’kitchenblanco.com
M-Th 11-2
F-S 11-2 5-9

4th Street Bistro

307 A 4th Street

830-833-3026

Currently open Friday-Saturday 5-9 Reservations Recommended, pre-set menu

Sunday 9-2 Brunch

Check Facebook page for menu

CANYON LAKE about 30-45 minutes from us

Gennaro’s Trattoria
10018 Startz Rd
Canyon Lake
830-899-2800
gennarostrattoria.com

COMFORT about 1 hour 15 minutes from us

814 A Texas Bistro
713 High St
atexasbistro.com
830-995-4990
Th-S 6-9
Sun 11:30-2

High’s Cafe
726 High St
highscafeandstore.com
830-995-4995
M-Th 8-4
F-S 8-8
Closed Wednesday
Sun 9-4

DRIFTWOOD -about 25 minutes from us

Trattoria Lisina
13308 RR 150 W
512-894-3111
Driftwood
Located next to The Duchman Family Winery. Beautiful Tuscan building, with views of vineyard. Upscale open kitchen.
trattorialisina.com
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 4 pm-9pm
Friday 11am-10pm
Saturday 11am-10pm
Sunday 11am-9pm

Salt Lick BBQ
18300 FM 1826
Driftwood
512-858-4959
BYOB
Open every day 11am-10pm

Hay’s City Store
8989 FM 150 W
Driftwood
512-722-3905
hayscitystore.com

DRIPPING SPRINGS-about 10-12 minutes from us

Creek Road Café
301 W Hwy 290
Dripping Springs
512-858-9459
Casual, but more upscale menu-seafood, steak, pasta-wine list. A local favorite spot, call for reservations on the weekends.
www.creekroadcafe.com
Open Daily
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 11am-3pm 5 pm-9pm
Friday-Saturday 11am-3pm 5pm 10pm
Sunday 11am-3pm 5pm-9pm

 

Rolling in Thyme and Dough
333 Hwy 290 W
Dripping Springs
512-894-0001
A local favorite spot.
Talented Belgium Baker owner makes all things wonderful! Breads-desserts-salads-sandwiches-soups
www.thymeanddough.com
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday- Friday 6:30am-3pm
Thursday-6:30am-3pm 6pm-9pm Dinner
Saturday 8am-4pm
Sunday-closed

Homespun Kitchen and Bar
131 E. Mercer Street
Dripping Springs
512-829-4064
homespunkitchenandbar@gmail.com
Tuesday-Saturday 11am-3pm 5pm-9pm
Friday-Saturday 11am-3pm 5pm-10pm
Dripping Springs continued

Crepe Crazy
660B W. Hwy 290
Dripping Springs,
512-524-3198
crepecrazy.com
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 8am-8pm
Saturday- 8am-8pm
Sunday-8 am-3pm

Epicure
1025 Cannon Dr (on 290) Ste 105
512-858-7300
Monday-Thursday 11am-3pm 5pm-9pm

Ghost Hill Restaurant-Treaty Oak Distilling

16604 Fitzhugh Rd

Dripping Springs, Tx

512-599-0335

treatyoakdistilling.com

Thursday- Friday  4 pm-9 pm

Saturday 12 pm-9 pm

Sunday 12 pm-6 pm

 

 

EAST, TOWARDS AUSTIN

 

Pieous-about 25 minutes from us
12005 HWY 290 W
Austin (between Dripping Springs and Austin on right hand side, heading into Austin)512-394-7041
www.pieous.com
Fabulous Pizza and Baked goods. Beer and Wine
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 11am-2pm 4pm-9pm
Saturday 11am-9pm
Sunday 11am-8pm

Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza-about 30 minutes from us
13187 Fitzhugh Road (you will turn at the sign Ceres Park Ranch, coming from DS, after Trail Driver St.)
512-900-9079
Friday 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:30 am – 3:00 pm
Located next door to Jester King Brewery
stanleysfarmhousepizza.com

Lox, Box & Barrel
9521 Hwy 290 W
Austin
512-400-0681
loxboxandbarrel.com local chef curing and smoking salmon; deli case, great food

FREDERICKSBURG-about 45 minutes from us

Vaudeville
230 East Main
Fredericksburg
830-922-3234
www.vaudeville-living.com
Wednesday-Monday 8 AM- 6 PM Lunch from 11-3 Intermission Menu 3-6
Tapas Saturday 5-9 Saturday 8 AM-9 PM

Navajo Grill
803 E. Main
Fredericksburg
830-990-8289
www.navajogrill.com
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 5:30pm-9pm
Friday-Saturday 5:30pm-10pm
Sunday 5:30pm-9pm

Cabernet Grill
2805 S. State Highway 16
Fredericksburg
830-990-5734
www.cottonginlodging.com
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday-Saturday 5pm-“close”

HYE-about 45 minutes from us, towards Fredericksburg
Hye Market
10261 W. Hwy 290
Hye
830-868-2300
www.hyemarket.com

JOHNSON CITY-about 25 minutes from us

Bryan’s On 290

300 E Main. St

Johnson City

830-868-2424

bryanson290.com

Tues 5pm-9pm pre fixe $35. +$25. wine pairing

Wed-Thur 11am-9pm

Fri-Sat 11am-9pm

Lady Bird Lane Cafe
101 S. Lady Bird Lane at S Nugent
Johnson City
830-832-7884
Located in front of the Hill Country Science Mill
ladybirdlanecafe.com

KYLE about 45 minutes from us

Sage Hill Inn
444 FM 150
512-268-1617
Kyle, Texas
sagehill.com
Located just about 20 minutes from Wimberley, on a country road, the Sage Hill Inn is one of our favorite Bed & Breakfast spots to recommend when we are full for lodging. Dinner (6 PM seating) Daily. You must, however, call 24 hours in advance for reservations if you are not an inn guest. Lovely country dining room, casual atmosphere. Menus are usually online in advance.

LAKEWAY about 30 minutes from us

Plate by Dzintra
excellent, thoughtful plates
12717 Shops Parkway Suite 100
Austin
512-358-4776
platebydzintra.com
Wed-Sat 5 pm-10 pm

Rocco’s Grill
900 RR 620 S Suite A-106
Lakeway
512-263-8204
facebook.com/pages/roccos-grill

Verde’s Mexican Parilla
16018 Hamilton Pool Road
Austin (on the way to Lakeway)
512-263-0500
verdesmexican.com

Santa Catarina
1310 RR 620 A-4
Lakeway
512-300-0946
santacatarinarestaurant.com

The Grille at Rough Hollow
103 Yacht Club Cove
Lakeway
512-261-3444
thegrilleatroughhollow.com

NEW BRAUNFELS-about 45 minutes from us

Huisache Grill
303 W. San Antonio St
New Braunfels
830-620-9001
huisache.com

Gruene River Grill
1259 Gruene Rd
New Braunfels
830-624-2300
gruenerivergrill.com

NORTHEAST, TOWARDS AUSTIN

Proof & Cooper
18710 Hamilton Pool Road at RR 12
Austin
craft cocktails and food
proofandcooper.com
M-Th 4-11
F-S 4-12
Sun 4-11

SAN MARCOS- about 45 minutes-1 hour from us

Palmers
218 Moore St
San Marcos
512-353-3500
palmerstexas.com

WIMBERLEY about 25 minutes from us

The Leaning Pear
111 River Rd
512-847-7327
www.leaningpear.com
Wimberley
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday 11am-8pm Friday-Saturday 11am-9pm Sunday 11am-3pmFresh everything! Small menu, but everything is perfect! Sandwiches, soups, salads and dinner specials. Woodburning pizza oven, great patio

Marcos Italian
303 Wimberley Square
Wimberley
512-847-0742
Family-Mom-Pop operation, basic, good Italian food and hand made pizza. Can bring your own wine.
www.marcositalianrestaurant.com
Wednesday-Thursday 11am-2:30 pm 5pm-8:30 pm
Friday-Saturday 11am-2:30 pm 5pm-9pm
Sunday 11am-2:30pm 5 pm-8:30 pm

Jobell Cafe and Bistro
16920 RR 12
Wimberley
512-847-5700
jobellcafe.com
Tues-Sat 5-10
Sun- 10:30-2 5-10

Kate’s Place
600 FM 2325
Wimberley
512-722-3744
www.katesplacewimberley.com
Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 10:30 am-10pm
Saturday 9am-10pm
Sunday 9am-9pm

Linda Allen’s Fine Food Restaurant
500 FM 2325
Wimberely
512-847-5464
In a small house. Nice selection of freshly made entrees and sides to go or eat in. Small seating area inside, picnic tables outside. Menu changes weekly. Live music Friday and Saturday night
www.lindaallencatering.com
Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 11am-8pm
Friday 11am-9pm
Saturday 11am-10pm
Closed Sunday

Blair House Inn
100 W. Spoke Hill Dr
512-847-1111
Wimberley
blairhouseinn.com
Located about 25 minutes away, just outside Wimberley, another of our local inns that we recommend when we are full for lodging. Their Saturday night, 5 course dinners are open to the public, but you must make reservations in advance.
Dinner is served at 7:30 PM. Elegant, fine dining. Menus are usually online on their site.

WELFARE-about 1 hour and 10 minutes from us.

Welfare Cafe SO, worth the beautiful drive, through beautiful rolling Texas Hill Country!
223 Waring Welfare Road, Boerne, Texas
830-537-3700
www.welfaretexas.com
Thursday 5pm-9pm
Friday 5 pm-9 pm
Saturday 9am-9pm
Sunday 9am-9pm