Fredericksburg

Bella Sera

Oct 12, 2017 By Texas Monthly

Charming, family-run spot for pizza and pasta and everything in between.

Alamo Springs Cafe

Jul 19, 2017 By Texas Monthly

A winding scenic drive, live music on the patio, thousands of bats emerging at twilight from an old railroad tunnel nearby—could there be a more perfect Hill Country evening? This funky joint is famous for what this magazine once dubbed the third-best burger in Texas. And we are here to…

Backwoods BBQ

Mar 2, 2017 By Texas Monthly

A barbecue joint is a barbecue joint, but this place has a few things that make it special. First, it’s large and brand-new; second, it’s owned a by a nice family of multiple generations; and last but not least, the all-you-can-eat pork ribs (tender and lip lickin’) on Thursdays and…

Porky’s

Jan 27, 2017 By Texas Monthly

This place is a longtime favorite with locals, and for the best of reasons: great burgers made from fresh ground beef, with bread options that include a jalapeño-cheese bun; deliciously crisp onion rings; hand-cut fries; milk shakes. And now they have new digs, with easy parking, an airy dining space,…

Otto’s German Bistro

Oct 4, 2016 By Texas Monthly

It’s easy as ABC: adult bistro cuisine. In year four of reimagining Germanic gastronomy, Otto’s continues to delight with its sophisticated blend of fresh local ingredients, house-made sausages and condiments, and tasty continental components in a charming European-cafe-style setting. It’s all in the delicious details: hunks of yeasty Brot served…

Sozial Haus

Apr 7, 2016 By Texas Monthly

“Eat, Drink, Be Sozial.” That’s the motto, and it’s that kind of place, relaxed and friendly. Expect varied appetizers (like goat cheese with crispy crostini), salads and sandwiches, and thin-crust pizzas with imaginative toppings.