Hill Country Food & Wine Guide

by Virginia B. Wood & the Cuisines staff

Johnson City


The Feed Mill Center (21)

103 E. Main, Johnson City, 830/868-7771

Mon-Thu, 6am-9pm; Fri-Sat, 6am-10pm; Sun, 6am-9pm

Musician/investor Charles Trois purchased the historic Crofts Mill and gave new life to the long-abandoned local landmark. Today, the mill is the hub of new development and commerce in downtown Johnson City, attracting diners and shoppers to the cafe, antique stores, and theatre. The cafe fare is strictly Texas country, with burgers, steaks, chicken frieds, and sandwiches, with service that's small-town friendly.


Hill Country Cupboard Restaurant, Bakery, & Cafe (22)

Hwy. 281 & Hwy. 290, Johnson City, 830/868-4625

Daily, 6am-9pm

Friendly country joint open every day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All those truckers and locals can't be wrong.


Johnson City Soda Company (23)

300 E. Main, Johnson City

This charming little spot boasts a genuine soda fountain where you can get real malts, fountain sodas, and phosphates, in addition to breakfast and lunch. Extended summer hours.

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