In addition to the sandwiches on fresh bread, daily soups, and hand-tossed salads, you'll find tasty pastries.
The themed dinner menu changes weekly here, and the wine list is perfectly chosen, with an emphasis on old world wines, as well as a few Texas vintages.
A staple on the country circuit since 1997, Poodie’s is one of those Spicewood haunts that’s paid its dues. Booze, burgers, and a little Western swing have cured even the most broken of cowboy hearts – and no one’s talking about retiring that remedy, Willie Nelson included. Named for the Red-Headed Stranger’s late stage manager, Randall “Poodie” Locke, the old bar has come to mean more than just nights of debauchery on the road. It’s a nearby escape, one you can take any time you choose. 300 seats. No kids.
Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook a patio with a spectacular view of the Hill Country. But a new bar and an on-site organic farm have not distracted Executive Chef Benjamin Baker from creating cuisine that expresses a Hill Country aesthetic without being kitschy.
Bi-level space for fried chicken & other picnic fare, plus upstairs drinks & live music outside.
You have to get a move on to make the 7pm seating, but the unique and reasonably priced menu is worth the rush. Reservations are required, so call ahead.
Look for an imaginative menu, clean flavors, creative concepts, and well-executed cooking here. The braised pork belly will make you forget your companion.
This friendly spot offers a little something for everyone – weekend breakfast, live music, a flat-screen TV for sports fans, karaoke on Thursdays, and bar-tab bingo.
The food is of the real-deal, made-from-scratch, Texas-cafe variety. Beef anchors the menu, assisted by chicken-fried everything. Dozens of homemade pies and sturdy coffee round out the offerings.
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