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.
Ottos - 830-307-3335 - Open For dinner (Tuesday -Sunday from 4-11 PM).
No reservations. Small bistro - full bar, excellent dishes, including some German, with a modern twist. Fresh, local ingredients. Indoor and outdoor seating. On Austin St. across from the National Museum of the Pacific War.
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.
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 Sunday)
Reservations recommended on weekends. Continental and Sushi menu in modern setting. Full bar. On San Antonio between Lincoln and Llano. Expensive - great atmosphere.
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. Steak dinner specials on Wednesday and Thursday nights.
Der Lindenbaum (Mon.-Sun. for lunch. Dinner every night except Tuesday).
No reservations taken. 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.
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.
Silver Creek - Every day for lunch and dinner.
Indoor and outdoor seating with music frequently in the evenings outside. All kinds of food. On the north side of Main St. between Lincoln and Llano.
Innkeepers: Kevin and Lynn MacWithey
604 S. Washington
Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
Toll Free: 800-416-4287