Local Favorites in Fredericksburg

Local Favorites in Fredericksburg

As a local company fortunate to be able to welcome many newcomers to Fredericksburg, we get asked all the time about our favorite places to eat, drink and enjoy time with family and friends.
We thought we’d share our running list of favorites with you! Fredericksburg is growing every day, so check back to see fresh favorites as we update the list when new go-to spots open in town. 


Sunset Grill: An American bistro that uses the freshest ingredients from local farmers, Sunset Grill is known for its phenomenal entrees, excellent service, and being the best breakfast in town. 902 S. Adams Street. (830) 997-5904.
Woerner Warehouse: Located in the renovated Woerner feed store, this cafe and bakery features the highest-quality ingredients from local suppliers and farmers in their fresh salads, soups, generous sandwiches, and bottled beers and local wine. 305 S. Lincoln Street. (830) 997-2246.
Granite House: Look no further for fine dining and craft cocktails than Granite House Lounge, where New Orleans inspired cuisine meets an eclectic and friendly atmosphere that draws locals and tourists alike. 504 Granite Avenue . (830) 992-3101 .
Hondos: An iconic Fredericksburg favorite, Hondos is known for its homey, self-serve style, two bars serving popsicle margaritas and heart-thumping musical calendar. 312 W. Main Street . (830) 997-1633 .
Vaudeville Bistro: Located in the cozy underground of Vaudeville’s Main Street location, this bistro serves reinvented American classics with health-conscious ingredients along with gourmet sodas, craft beers and international and local wines. 230 E. Main Street . (830) 992-3234 .
Chase’s Place: Located in an old house in Fredericksburg’s Historic District, Chase’s Place is a craft cocktail paradise with a kitchen staff dedicated to sourcing and serving the finest ingredients and made-from-scratch dishes. 313 E. San Antonio Street . (830) 320-9020.
Hill & Vine: Known for their whimsical location, delicious brunch and passion for Texas food and wine, Hill and Vine is ideal for an Instagram-worthy Saturday morning. Check out their 1974 restored Volkswagen bus for a mimosa while you wait for your table. 210 S. Adams Street . (830) 307-3401
Pastabella: Known for its Texas-sized servings of traditional Italian dishes, Pastabella is locally-owned, family friendly and even offers gluten-free options for the health-conscious carb lover of the group. 103 S. Llano Street . (830) 990-9778 .
Altdorf Restaurant: This family-friendly biergarten has been a significant part of Fredericksburg’s history and culture for decades. Featuring Texas and Southwestern favorites and traditional German fare and beers, it’s the perfect place to kick back and enjoy live music and be part of the community. 301 W. Main Street . (830) 997-7865 .
Cabernet Grill: For an elegant dining experience, visit this upscale, rustic destination that not only regularly tops the Hill Country’s Best Places to Eat list, but has been named one of the top 10 restaurants in the country. Making reservations for this popular spot early is highly encouraged. 2805 S State Hwy 16 . (830) 990-5734 .
Caliche: This roaster and brunch cafe has the best coffee in Fredericksburg. They roast all their coffee in house, and their sustainably-sourced products support local farmers. Plus, their menu goes well beyond your typical pastry. 338 W. Main Street . (830) 992-3536 .
Sozial Haus: A friendly, casual dining spot with a live music calendar, Sozial Haus is just a half block off of Main Street and serves hot and cold sandwiches, pizzas, soups, salads, and beer and wine. 107 S. Llano Street . (830) 307-3208.
Rathskeller: Enjoy German food, steak and seafood in a beautiful, two-story building built in the1800’s. In addition to a great wine and beer menu, their famous Peach Bread Pudding with Homemade Caramel Sauce is not to be missed! 260 E. Main Street . (830) 990-5858 .


Crossroads Saloon: Located in Fredericksburg’s West End nearby art galleries, beautiful historic churches and antique shops, Crossroads is known for not only their fine dining experience, but for taking their cocktails as seriously as their filet mignon. 305 W. Main Street . (830) 992-3288 .
Pioneer Bar: Fredericksburg’s newest bar and live music venue, Pioneer Bar serves up delicious cocktails, beer and wine to go with dancing that goes late into the night. 212 E. Main Street . (830) 992-3733 .
Luckenbach: Established as a trading outpost in 1849, this iconic spot is still known for its laid back Hill Country atmosphere, 500-year-old oak trees, live music, dance hall, and cold beer. 412 Luckenbach Town Loop . (830) 997-3224 .


Signor: A boutique family vineyard featuring award-winning wine, French country gardens and farmhouse-style shopping at Joanna’s Market, Signor Vineyard has a modern Hill Country tasting room designed by famed architect, Isaac Maxwell. 362 Livesay Lane . (830) 304-7446 
Heath Sparkling Wines: Set in a striking modern setting, Health Sparkling Wines is the first winery in Texas dedicated to sparkling wines. Their members-only patios and restaurant create an exclusive experience for elegant tastings. 10591 East US, US-290 . (830) 304-1011 .
Grape Creek: One of Fredericskburg’s finest wineries, Grape Creek offers world-class amenities, expansive vineyards and Tuscan-inspired tasting rooms amid beautifully landscaped patios and fountains for a truly transportive experience. 10587 E U.S, US-290 . (830) 644-2710
William Chris Vineyards: Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the Pedernales River Basin at William Chris, where history and agricultural heritage are on full display with their original farmhouse and historic oak grove. 10352, US-290, Hye . (830) 998-7654
Pontotoc: Built on a historic German estate by a fifth generation Texas farming family, Pontotoc has a long legacy of pride in bringing visitors exceptional local wines in a quaint, family-friendly atmosphere. Inspired by Austrian culture, the weingarten is the perfect place to share a picnic or enjoy live music. 320 W. Main Street . (512) 658-0023 .
Enchanted Rock: An icon of the Texas Hill Country, Enchanted Rock is a popular gathering place for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers and star gazers who visit year round for its sweeping views, fascinating history and family-friendly trails and picnicking. 16710 Ranch Road 965 . (830) 685-3636 .
Pacific War Museum: A must-see destination for scholars and history buffs alike, this WWII museum features excellent exhibitions, art and events and is home to the Center for Pacific War Studies, a premier research center housing thousands of manuscripts, photographs and interviews with Pacific War veterans. 311 E. Austin Street . (830) 997-8600 .
Cross Mountain: Enjoy the beautiful views you can only find in the Hill Country at this historic hilltop that is free to visit. Featuring walking trails and a scenic overlook that are open from dawn til dusk, it’s the perfect walking spot for people of all ages. (830) 997-4202 
Wildseed Farms: Enjoy stunning views and a leisurely walk with family at the nation’s largest wildflower farm. There is no charge for admission to view their 200 acres of beautiful blooms. This is an ideal spot for a family photo you’ll treasure for years to come. 100 Legacy Drive (830) 990-1393.

Where to Stay

Cloud 9: A renovated historic home located right on bustling Main Street, this 1904 home is close to all the excitement of downtown Fredericksburg while still providing a relaxing escape. With 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, the main house accommodates up to 12 guests, and two additional guest houses help sleep a total of 18. 619 W. Main Street . (830) 990-0501 .
Ololo: These globally-inspired guest houses are perfect for the tourist of taste. Nestled on a secluded pasture on the outskirts of Fredericksburg around a stunning cedar tree, this is the perfect place to rest, reconnect and enjoy nature from the comfort of eclectic interiors. E. Main Street . (830) 992-8744 .
BlackSmith Quarters: Experience some of Fredericksburg’s fascinating history in one of these beautifully restored, 1800s cottages. Located one block from Main Street with its restaurants, museums and galleries, these unique rentals represent the town’s heritage while providing modern comforts. This spot is particularly convenient for family reunions and small weddings. 417 E. Main Street . (830) 998-1981 .
Seven O One: Rent this midcentury, Hill Country retreat for your family reunion or much-needed getaway. Outfitted with fresh interiors in a cool, 60’s space, this home comes with a swimming pool, firepit and cozy lounge spaces in a highly-regarded neighborhood near downtown Fredericksburg. 308 W. Centre Street

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