There is more to do than just what is referenced below but these are some of the places that we frequent and would recommend. Don’t be afraid to try something that’s not on this list and let us know if we should add something!
But first- coffee! (And breakfast)
*reservations recommended everywhere!
Emma + Ollie – a stone’s throw off Main St (on Washington) A quaint restaurant serving area sourced, homemade breakfast, sandwiches & burgers, plus coffee.
Stouts at Grape Creek- breakfast pizza and a glass of rose, need we say more? Attached to Grape Creek Vineyard, serving up amazing Italian fare. Also serves small bites, lunch and dinner. (21+ only, reservation recommended)
Hill & Vine – NEW! Trendy “Texas Table” indoor/outdoor spot off Main St. Scratch made cocktails and a little bit of everything you can imagine on the menu, featuring Smoked Santa Maria Tri Tip and Mushroom Orecchiette.
Soup’s On! a.k.a. Lunch
Nury’s – 3 locations! One on South Washington, one on East Main. Serving breakfast and lunch, made from scratch, international cuisine. Chilaquiles, Conchinia Pibil, fresh Ceviches, and fish and chips, to name a few!
Woerner Warehouse Café + Catering – enjoy a great lunch in an iconic building. They have daily specials with local produce, gluten free and vegetarian options available. Take home a sweet treat for later!
Vaudeville- *reservation required* Upscale lunch and dinner bistro experience, stocking gourmet sodas, craft beers, and international & local wines, and serving organic salads, gourmet sandwiches, soups, and pastries.
Dinner is served!
Navajo Grill- great for adult dinners or date night. Unique specialty cocktails, beer and wine, entrees like local stuffed Bandera quail and braised short rib.
Otto’s – traditional German fare sourced from local farms. Premium supper cocktails and entrees such as duck schnitzel and veal loin or beef tenderloin.
Bartender, pour the wine! (or beer)
On the wine trail:
Heath Sparkling Wines– amazing views and sparkling wine pairings available at Heath’ state of the art tasting room.
Grape Creek Vineyards – 2 locations, one on Main, One on Hwy 290.
Altstadt Brewery- ranked 4th top brewery in America! * currently not giving tours but sampling some of their best brews with hot pretzels
Pontotoc Vineyard Weingarten –*open Fri/Sat/Sun. a small must see spot under the shady trees of main, owned by a husband and wife who make their own wines + sangria. The pimento cheese is a must!
Hondo’s on main – Live music + pineapple margaritas! Burgers, sandwiches, stacked enchiladas, oh my!
Salvation Spirits – distillery + speakeasy on a 10 acre orchard in the heart of Texas Wine Country, concocting craft cocktails focusing on gin, vodka, and brandy. Hang out, taste, tour, sip and enjoy live music.
Signor Vineyards- 6th generation Texas family deeply rooted in a heritage of horticulture, ranching, and farming. Experience the tasting room featuring world class wine, French country gardens, and farmhouse shopping at Joanna’s Market.
Off the wine trail:
Augusta Vin – beautiful newly built winery with spacious lawn, tons of seating indoor and out
290 Wine Shuttle- service to wineries along Highway 290 $29 per person, every Saturday 10-6, pickup every 15 minutes.
Fredericksburg Pecan Shop- grab your pecans by the pound on the way out of town! Featuring luscious pecan desserts like pralines and other goodies! https://texaspecansandgifts.com/
Quintessential Chocolates- chocolate shop featuring spirit filled chocolates, wine filled chocolates, coffee filled chocolates, or fruit filled chocolates, and more!
We own and manage several properties, so bookmark our site! LazyHretreats.com. We have properties in Port Aransas TX, New Braunfels TX, Fredericksburg TX, and Cabins in the Tennessee Smoky Mountains!
Scriven and Marilyn | Lazy H Retreats