WHAT TO EAT IN FREDERICKSBURG


For a small town, Fredericksburg is home to over 100 restaurants and many award-winning chefs. From chocolates to tacos to BBQ, this spot in the Hill Country will not disappoint. Check out our family's favorite places below!

BREAKFAST


Old German Bakery & Restaurant


Homey German bakeshop & eatery offering a breakfast/lunch menu of potato pancakes, schnitzel. omlets & more. The almond twist pastry is my favorite!

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Sunset Grill


One of our personal favorites for breakfast or lunch! New American bistro serving thoughtfully sourced eats (omelets, burgers & salads) amid cheery decor.

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Nury's Restaurant


Quaint, informal local eatery & popular breakfast place serving hearty American & Mexican fare.

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Herb Farm


Upscale restaurant serving Breakfast- Dinner (breakfast my favorite) in a beautiful rural setting, but still in town!

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Emma and Ollie's Bakery


New Bakery with chef Rebecca Rather (Pastry Queen cookbook) open for breakfast and lunch in a quaint old house on Milan. Closed Mon. and Tues.

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LUNCH


Tubby's Ice House


Family Favorite-Farm to market style burger & taco joint with unique food and drink offerings. It has both indoor and outdoor seating & a playground.

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Burger Burger


Gourmet hamburgers, shakes & cocktails in a contemporary space with a patio.

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Woerner Warehouse Cafe


Cool Feed Warehouse setting serving creative, locally-sourced sandwiches, soups & salads, plus beer & wine.

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Hondo's On Main


Charming spot for excellent burgers, BBQ & Tex-Mex fare, with indoor/outdoor seating, a full bar & live music. This is our family's go-to place! We love their donut burgers, Cobb Salad, onion strings and of course their margaritas (on the rocks and quite strong!)

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Cranky Frank's BBQ


Counter-serve BBQ joint offering beef, sausage & pork, plus all-you-can-eat sides & outdoor seating. Our kids love the stuffed backed potatoes!

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Vaudeville


Hip bistro serving local New American cuisine in a Historic Building with a unique retail showroom & an art gallery.

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Bejas


Serving Southwest and Mexican food in a casual, relaxed environment with great tacos and margaritas.

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DINNER


Navajo Grill


Refined Southern cuisine & a long wine list in an elegant setting with an inviting outdoor patio.

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Cabernet Grill


Rustic-style eatery featuring elevated American steak & seafood entrees & local wines, plus a patio.

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Otto's German Bistro


Upscale but cozy eatery offering fine German fare using locally sourced ingredients, with cocktails & a patio. This is definitely a local favorite for casual but special occasions.

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Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse


Steakhouse with rustic, stylish decor plus a full bar, dance floor & frequent live entertainment.

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Friedhelm's Bavarian Inn & Restaurant


This place makes me feel like I'm in Germany! The Decor, the waitstaff outfits, the large bar all add to the ambiance of being in Germany.

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Pasta Bella Italian Restaurant


Small, colorful Italian restaurant offering pasta dishes & other entrees. We love the #3 Chicken pasta and make sure to add their homemade Alfredo sauce!

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Rathskellers


This snug, rustic spot in the basement of a 1800s stone building offers German & American plates. My husband's favorite for a nice meal. He recommends the Wienerschnitzel and I love the salmon!

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DESSERT


Fredericksburg Pie Company


Quaint, family-run pie shop offering incredible homemade pies (they often sell out early so pick one up during the day for your evening desert or just drop by for a slice!)

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Clear River Pecan


Red booths line this whimsical, retro ice cream parlor, deli & bakery with sundaes & sandwiches. May be the best Ice Cream in Texas!

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Kulanhi Yogurt


An excellent substitute for ice cream, this frozen yogurt shop has all kinds of toppings and is a great place to visit if you have a sweet tooth!

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Quintessential Chocolates


Since 1984, this shop has been handcrafting chocolates using a Swiss technique. This is a great stop for souvenirs and a few treats.

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