The Back Door Café serves delicious cooking from chicken fried steak to baked cornbread catfish with cilantro tartar sauce to grilled basic chicken with cheese and tomatoes and so many more tasty dishes. Open for lunch, happy hour and dinner.
Bassano Italian Restaurant serves the best Italian-style pastas and the best New York-style pizza right here in Bastrop. All dishes are made-to-order so they are fresh and hot when you're ready to pick up.
One of the best-kept secrets of Seton Smithville Regional Hospital is Bistro 71. Bistro 71 welcomes visitors and guests with a wide range of culinary delights. Located on the south side of the hospital, Bistro 71 offers an eye-appealing and spacious environment for you to enjoy your meal. Bistro manager John Chabot is a superb chef with a talent for creating delicious food.
The Blessed Bee coffee, beer and wine bistro is in the newly opened Lost Pines Arts Center on Chestnut in Bastrop. The Blessed Bee opens at 6 a.m. with fresh coffee and pastries and closes at 9 p.m. with your favorite wine choices. It's your first stop when you visit the Lost Pines Art Center to see a variety of work by talented local artists.
Brenda's 1441 is a place one can enjoy a great burger with a side of karaoke. Customers rave over the mushroom and swiss hamburger -- fat, beautifully dressed, perfectly seasoned, juicy and totally satisfying.
Comfort Café is a pay-what-you-can community café, offering delicious and healthy breakfasts and lunches. The proceeds support Serenity Star, an organization which offers help to those working toward a new start.
Known for their tasty breakfast tacos and horchata, El Coral Lozano caters to the locals. Breakfast specials are under $5! If in a hurry, stop by their drive-through window for great Mexican food to go. Great burgers too!
Elgin Local Goods is happy to be a part of a vibrant farming community. Open from 11am until 7pm Monday through Friday, and 9am until 3pm on Saturday. All of our produce is fresh and grown locally. That means that we are always getting in new stuff, so the store looks different every day. We also have whole milk, pecan products from Yegua Creek Farms products from the Homestead Gristmill and lots more.
Fitties is not only a place for lunch and dinner, they have what many consider to be the best breakfast tacos! The tacos are huge and taste like they were made by your MOM! Fitties also has the traditional brisket, sausage, chicken, beans, potato salad, and all of the other fixins', so get here with an appetite. Oh and did you know that Fitties is very easy on the wallet?
"A Taste of Europe in Smithville"
Come sit by the fire and enjoy soft live music in our British style pub. You will experience distinct regions across the globe through fine wine, champagne and craft Beers along with perfectly paired exotic cheese boards and scrumptious appetizers. Open 5-10 pm Wednesday and Thursday; 5-11 pm Friday and 5 - 11 pm Saturday.
Try this new restaurant located just north of Buc-ee's along Highway 95. The local's favorite is the delectable grilled salmon on a bed of brussel sprouts, sautéed with bacon and raisins (with a habanero/honey sauce). Also check out the shrimp enchiladas, perfectly prepared and presented.
Walking through the doors of Honey’s Pizza in Smithville, the smell of wood-fired pizza and the sound of warm conversations fill the air. The city’s newest restaurant is a culmination of 15 months of work by Steve and Amy Simmons, owners of Austin’s beloved Amy’s Ice Cream and Phil’s Ice House. The restaurant is named "Honey's" after the fictional Honey’s Diner featured in the film “Hope Floats,” filmed in Smithville.
Johnson's is a full-service bakery serving Bastrop and the surrounding communities, offering custom-made cakes. Their cases are stocked with homemade goodies every day. Sandwiches are made with our fresh baked breads, served with homemade soups, salads and quiches. Don't forget to add a slice of pie with your lunch combo! Call ahead to have and we'll have your sandwich ready for pick up or dine at one of the cozy tables.
Kay's Café makes you feel right at home with local fresh produce and products. Delicious daily lunch special and hard to resist deserts make this a great stop for neighbors or highway travelers. Open Tuesday - Friday from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Las Vegas Steakhouse & Seafood Bar & Grill specializes in the finest steaks and the freshest seafood around. Try a rib eye, NY strip, sirloin, prime rib, chicken fried steak, or if you are a seafood lover, try the tuna steak, salmon, Chilean sea bass and shrimp. Open for lunch and dinner Sunday through Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 11 am to 9 pm; Friday and Saturdays 11 am to 10 pm.
The restaurant offers daily breakfast and lunch specials such as meatloaf, chicken fried steak and catfish. The menu also includes hamburgers, soups and sandwiches, and of course great Mexican and Tex-Mex food. Los Dos Compadres in Rockne makes their own flour and corn tortillas.
Don't be fooled by the simple exterior. You'll find "awesome food and excellent service" at Matti's, according to one of their most devoted customers. Try the perfect seasoned meatloaf, green beans, potato salad. Or the catfish! Delicious desserts, such as Oreo cheesecake, are also available.
Maxines Catering & Bakery location is an extension of their restaurant where they bake all of their wonderful pies and desserts. They also provide full service catering with delivery and service for any occasion from a small lunch in your office to your special events and weddings.
Smokin' and servin' the best tasting sausage in the free world. No one can resist the savory taste of Meyer's Elgin Sausage. Items range from traditional turkey that melts in your mouth to exotic Texas sausage flavors that make you wonder if it’s okay to start eating ‘cue for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Jason and Nicole Duran, owners of The Nutrition Authority, have a passion for health and fitness and offer over 12 years experience in supplements, vitamins, diet and nutrition. They serve delicious, fresh fruit and vegetable smoothies, high quality vitamins and supplements, Cuvee Coffee, buttered coffee (aka "Rocket Fuel") made with Kerrygold grass-fed butter and coconut oil, protein brownies, and other healthy snacks like protein bars, organic puffs and more.
Located right on Main Street in downtown Bastrop, Old Town Restaurant and Bar is a great place to kick back and beat the heat. It’s relaxed and friendly atmosphere makes it the best place in town to grab a drink and watch the game or enjoy a fun night out with coworkers. With an outstanding array of great food from their premium burgers to jumbo wings, Old Town is much more than just a place to wet your whistle.
The Paige Ice House offers the "coldest beer and wine in Paige, the best live music, awesome karaoke and around-the-clock football on three big screens. Finger foods available. The Paige Ice House is 1,700 sq. feet of pure concrete and corrugated metal built in the late 1800s. The building served the community of Paige and surrounding area for years as a gas station and mechanics station.
Enjoy delicious catfish, shrimp, hushpuppies, and fries, along with Texas sweet tea at Bastrop's downtown eatery. Be sure to try the appetizers too! Paw Paws also offers alcoholic beverages including margaritas.
For the absolute best philly cheesesteak sandwich in Bastrop, try Philly Cheesesteak Corner! Philly Cheesesteak Corner offers a variety of delicious sandwiches and burgers and is conveniently located on Hasler Boulevard near the Hampton Inn. Call ahead for prompt pick-up service too!
Amid the historic district lies a truly classic and refined experience. The intimate bar and dining areas are a quiet reprieve from the day. From the brick walls to piano bar to the outstanding and personable service, Piney Creek Chop House offers all the elegance of a big city steakhouse but with the comfort of home.
The Colovista Ridge Grille recently opened in the ColoVista Golf Club Pro Shop. It's the perfect stop if you're hungry after a round of golf or if you're just hungry! Serving a delectable choice of grilled items and sandwiches.
At Simply Sweet you will find family favorite treats baked with love. The taste will remind you of your childhood favorites. They are excited to offer a variety of cupcakes, cookies and cheesecakes. All these products can be made to order, just give them a call!
This elegant, upscale Texas prime steakhouse features chef-inspired, farm-to-table fare. Custom tailor your meal with build your own options including prime NY strip, prime filet, butter-poached halibut and more. Dessert and wine lists are also available.
If you're hungry for a classic, old-fashioned cheeseburger with french fries or onion rings, you've found the perfect place. Best of all, they toast the bun! The atmosphere is cozy and very casual with a collection of roosters to welcome the hungry traveler.
Enchiladas especiales: four chile-fried corn tortillas filled with refried beans and topped with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, crumbled cotija cheese, Mexican crema and avocado. Add spoonfuls of the excellent, deeply-flavored house-made salsa and you have an outstanding meal from one of our favorite local Mexican restaurants in Elgin.
Enjoy a delicious meal created by same chef behind the popular menu at Bastrop's Piney Creek Chophouse. "The View at The Mansion" restaurant in ColoVista is open to the public with its own entrance (see arrow). The Mansion is also available for special events!