Places to Eat

Bastrop County is home to some of the most famous, award-winning BBQ in Texas. And while there’s enough delicious barbeque to sink your teeth into, there is much more to enjoy. Throughout the county you’ll have your choice of just about every style of cuisine.


El Corral Lozano

Bastrop

902 College Street, Bastrop, TX

512-308-9276

Known for their tasty breakfast tacos and horchata, El Corral Lozano caters to the locals. Breakfast specials are under $5! If in a hurry, stop…

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El Maguey Mexican Restaurant

Elgin

111 S Main, Elgin, TX

512-285-4306

Locals are regulars for breakfast at El Maguey Mexican Restaurant where the service is excellent. Try the juevos rancheros. Also, the Mexican martinis are terrific!

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El Mexicano Grille

Smithville

1307 NE Loop 230, Smithville, TX

512-237-2226

El Mexicano Grill (aka Mexico Lindo) offers $5.99 lunch specials and $6.99 dinner specials. You can access their menu online at www.mexicolindo.us and call to…

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El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant

Bastrop

201 Childers Drive, Bastrop, TX

512-321-1800

El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant is nestled in the shopping center next to Walmart. Try the enchiladas and tortilla soup, along with a frozen margarita!

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Eva Mae’s Kitchen

Elgin

313 North Main Street, Elgin, TX

512-285-6553

Eva Mae’s Kitchen is the first soul food restaurant in Elgin! Eva Mae’s is more than a restaurant — it’s a social place, a place…

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Fitties BBQ

Bastrop

1376 TX Highway 71, Bastrop, TX

512-303-6808

Fitties BBQ is not only a place for lunch and dinner, they have what many consider to be the best breakfast tacos! The tacos are…

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Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant

Bastrop

747 Highway 71West, Bastrop, TX

512-985-5921

Check out Bastrop’s newest Mexican restaurant offering a full menu including breakfast, located in Burleson Crossing.

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Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

Bastrop

494 Hwy 71 W #180, Bastrop, TX

512-321-3002

Enjoy hearty Mexican dishes at Guadalajara, conveniently located in the Lost Pines Village shopping center along Highway 71.

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Honey’s Pizza

Smithville

109 NE 2nd St, Smithville, TX

512=237-5627

Located in the heart of Smithville, Texas, Honey’s provides big city artistic design with the warmth and comfort of a small town. Serving traditional wood-fired…

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Hong Kong Restaurant

Elgin

206 Hwy 290, Elgin, TX

512-281-3535

Hong Kong Restaurant offers delicious Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine in the heart of Central Texas. Try the egg rolls! Conveniently located along Highway 290 in…

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Hunan Tiger

Bastrop

1412 W. Hwy 71, Bastrop, TX

512-906-7561

Enjoy delicious Chinese dishes in a quiet, tranquil atmosphere. Hunan Tiger is located on Highway 71 just outside of Bastrop, toward Cedar Creek.

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Jalisco

Other Communities

1419 Highway 71, Cedar Creek, TX

512-303-2330

Jalisco’s offers authentic Mexican food in several locations — Bastrop, Cedar Creek and Elgin. Try the chicken or beef fajitas — or tacos. The pico…

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Jasmine’s Thai Cafe

Bastrop

1006 Water Street, Bastrop, TX

209-918-6531

If you like Thai food, you’re sure to enjoy dining at Jasmine’s Thai Café in downtown Bastrop. Jasmine’s offers a full menu of favorite Thai…

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Johnson’s Bakery

Bastrop

715 Old Austin Hwy
Suite 300
Bastrop, TX 78602

512-412-6221

Johnson’s Bakery is a full-service bakery serving Bastrop and the surrounding communities, offering custom-made cakes. Sandwiches are made with our fresh baked breads, served with…

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Joseph’s Steak House

Elgin

199 U.S. 290, Elgin, TX

512-285-6149

Enjoy certified Angus steaks and other selections including pork, shrimp and aged cheddar mac and cheese at Joseph’s Steak House.

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Kay’s Cafe

Other Communities

1289 Hwy 71 East, Bastrop, TX

512-237-5297

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…

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Kyoto Sushi Japanese Restaurant

Bastrop

696 Hwy 71 W, Bastrop, TX 78602

512-412-6666

Kyoto Sushi is the best place for Sushi and Japanese fine dining in Bastrop County. Conveniently located in Woodland Village at the intersection of Highway…

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La Cabana Restaurant

Smithville

1107 Texas 71, Smithville, TX

512-237-2385

A family-owned Mexican restaurant, La Cabana Restaurant is a favorite stop for many. It is conveniently located along Highway 71 near the entrance to Smithville.

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Los Dos Compadres

Other Communities

1783 FM 20, Rockne, TX

512-629-2748

The restaurant offers daily breakfast and lunch specials such as meatloaf, chicken fried steak and catfish.

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Lucy’s Kitchen

Elgin

106 Depot Street, Elgin, TX

Lucy’s Kitchen is where the locals go for lunch, especially after church on Sunday. Lucy’s offers great dishes and burgers, but save room for the…

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