Deciding to get out of town and enjoy time away is always a special moment-particularly when you have your travel sights set on beautiful Dripping Springs, Texas. Known as the gateway to the Texas Hill Country, Dripping Springs is a scenic and inviting locale where guests can enjoy everything from outdoor adventures to in-town fun. No matter what your travel plans entail, you’ll want to sprinkle in some savory stops along the way. The next time you find yourself here, be sure to add the following delicious eateries to the list of Dripping Springs dining!
Homespun Kitchen and Bar
When a fun day of outdoor adventure has left you with a serious craving to curb and traditional American favorites are calling your name, the menu selections at Homespun Kitchen and Bar are sure to please. Located at 131 E. Mercer Street, Homespun Kitchen and Bar sits in the heart of the city’s historic center and offers up a warm and welcoming ambiance to enjoy everything from burgers and fries to craft beer paired with fried chicken on your Dripping Springs dining experience. Homespun Kitchen and Bar is open daily between 11:00 am and 9:00 pm with extended hours on the weekends. Dine indoors or make the most of patio dining which also provides access to a kids’ play structure!
Dining in Dripping Springs at Crepe Crazy
If you find yourself with a hankering for fine European fare while you’re in Dripping Springs, Crepe Crazy is the place you want to be. Situated at 660 W 290 Highway B, Crepe Crazy is open daily between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm and serves up both sweet and savory crepe selections to start your day right or fill your afternoons with flavor. Whether you go with the ham and swiss or the Nutella Royale, it’s a stop that’s designed to please the palate. In addition to crepes, this eatery serves up salads, paninis, croissants, and shakes.
Alice’s Restaurant at Treaty Oak Brewing and Distilling
While you really can’t have anything you want at Alice’s Restaurant, you can certainly have a lot here. In addition to tastings from the brewery and distillery, enjoy selections from nachos and chopped cheese sandwiches to a smoked Cubano, a Cobb salad, and barbecue.
Flores Mexican Restaurant
Sometimes what you really need is a good ol’ bean and cheese nacho plate, guacamole, stuffed jalapenos, or a pozole verde. Flores Mexican Restaurant in Dripping Springs has all that and more. Bring the kids? They have hamburgers and lighter fare for the little ones. The stand-out here is the lengthy menu—it even features a Mexican power bowl!
Rolling in Thyme and Dough
Aside from its cute and catchy name, this is a daytime restaurant that means business. From unique choices like and egg, pesto, and provolone breakfast croissant, rolling eggs, and fruit & tango chicken sandwiches, this Dripping Springs restaurant is a must. And remember to leave room for one of their unique desserts or cakes.
Skull & Cakebones
This one-of-a-kind bakery is plant based and mostly locally sourced, which means more control of the quality of ingredients as well as support for resident food producers. In addition to menu selections like croissant sandwiches and crab burgers, they also offer choices like gooey cinnamon rolls, New York style cheese cakes, quiches, and gluten free choices for the sensitive.
It still gets warm in the fall in Texas, so after a hot day hiking or touring one of the many Dripping Springs attractions, stop at Frios Pop Shop at Fitzhugh Crossing. Cool off with unique flavors like thin mint, Pecan pie, pumpkin cheese cake, banana pudding and more!
Food trucks are now quite fashionable choices for a good meal, and Dipping Springs food trucks are a source of pride. Don’t miss Pig Pen BBQ, Hudson’s on Mercer, and others around town.
Razas Food Shack
Sometimes a snack is all the dining in Dripping Springs it takes to get you fueled back up for fun ahead. When this is the case, swing by Razas Food Shack at 1005 W. Highway 290 where you can order up south of the border favorites from tacos to traditional Mexican dishes. Razas Food Shack is open Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm.
Oui, oui! For those who prefer upscale dining, no tour of Dripping Springs restaurants is complete without a visit to La Vacher. “La Vacher” simply means “the herdsman” in French, and this farm-to-table Dripping Springs restaurant is a must for those who enjoy wholesome foods made in the French traditions but with a creative hand. With more upscale choices like potato croquettes, tarte flambee and cheese and charcuterie for appetizers to main courses of duck spaetzle and scallop “St. Jacques,” there is something for your discerning tastes. Of special note is the selection of burgers, which you might not expect to find at a French restaurant—ground beef patties with shallot jam, special cheeses, green peppercorn crusts, au Poivre sauces and more.
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