While Fredericksburg has many fine restaurants, these are a few that we recommend and that we frequent. Many restaurants do not require reservations, but the top ones do.
The Nest - 830-990-8383 (Thursday through Monday, dinner only)
Reservations required. Seafood, steak, chicken - hearty portions, salad included - full bar. Very good food and right across the street from Das Garten Haus.
Navajo Grill - 830-990-8289 (Mon.- Sun.).
Reservations recommended. Southwest/Cajun slant on very good food - steak, seafood, pasta - full bar with indoor and outdoor seating. 803 E. Main St. at Olive. Expensive.
Austin's - the Restaurant at Rose Hill Manor - 830-644-2247 (Dinner Wed.-Sun.).
Reservations required. Prix fixe menu along with small menu of a la carte items - about 20 minutes from town at beautiful estate B&B. Full bar with extensive wine list. Excellent food and beautiful view with well paced courses - always special.
Fredericksburg Herb Farm - 830-997-8615 (Dinner Friday and Saturday only, lunch daily.) Reservations strongly recommended. Small, excellent dining utilizing fresh ingredients with a changing menu. Wonderful service and a relaxing atmosphere. Whitney and Milam St. www.fredericksburgherbfarm.com.
August E's - 830-997-1585 (Dinner - Tuesday through Saturday) Reservations recommended on weekends. Continental and Sushi menu in modern setting. Full bar. On San Antonio between Lincoln and Llano. Very expensive.
Hill Top Cafe - 830-997-8922 (Wed. - Sun. from 11 Am till 9-10 PM)
Cajun/Greek specials - very famous restaurant located 11 miles north on Hwy. 87. Small, casual, music on weekends - beer and wine. Reservations strongly recommended.
Cabernet Grill (formerly Cotton Gin) - 990-5734 (Dinner - Tuesday through Saturday).
Large menu of well prepared food - all kinds. Full bar with many Hill Country wines featured. On Hwy. 16 South, just across from the Park and Fair Grounds.
Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse - 830-992-3288 (Wed.-Sat.). Very good steakhouse with great live entertainment and dancing on the weekends. Located on West end of Main St.
Der Lindenbaum (Mon.-Sun. for lunch. Dinner every night except Tuesday).
No reservations taken. Excellent authentic German food on north side of Main St., between Washington and Lincoln. Wine and beer - many German beers. They accept American Express, Discover, cash and checks - no Mastercard or Visa.
Friedhelms Bavarian Inn (Tues.-Sun.)
No reservations taken. Very good German and American food. Healthy portions, fairly laid back service. Large restaurant with great looking bar. On West Main at 290/87 split.
Pasta Bella - 830-990-9778 (Tues.-Sat.)
Italian food 1/2 bock south of Main on Llano. Beer and wine. Very good food - one of our favorite casual places.
Mamacitas - open every day. Good Mexican food - great Margaritas. Inexpensive with great service. 506 E. Main. We eat here every week.
Rathskeller - (Wed.- Mon.) 990-5858 Texas Hill country cuisine - well prepared dishes in cellar restaurant of historical building. Beer and wine. Northwest corner of Main and Lincoln.
Hondo's - 830-997-1633 (Wed - Sun) Casual setting for great burgers, sandwiches, and live entertainment on weekends. Full bar - no reservations. Fun place! West end of Main on North side between Orange and Milam Streets.
Buffalo Nickel - 830-997-3700 (Thurs. - Sun., closing at 4 PM on Sunday.) Burgers, chicken fried steak, grilled chicken sandwiches - full bar. On Llano 1/2 block south of Main.
Sunset Grill - 830-997-5904 (Every day for lunch.) American Bistro with fresh choices and changing menu Very good and moderately priced. 902 South Adams St.
Innkeepers: Kevin and Lynn MacWithey
604 S. Washington
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Toll Free: 800-416-4287