Restaurants

Top Choice Cafe in Fredericksburg

Vaudeville

This dapper underground bistro looks like a soda fountain gone posh. The folks lunching here are as stylish as the decor, but don't worry, you'll find welcoming Hill Country hospitality in these hip digs. The gourme…
Top Choice Cafe in McKinney

Patina Green Home and Market

For most of the day, Patina Green is an attractive shop with creative and tasteful housewares plus a deli section with some of the best local prepared foods and cheeses. But at lunchtime, a line often forms for the …
Top Choice Cafe in Bryan-College Station

Village

Relaxed, artsy cafe by day (it has regular juried art shows); swinging scene by night. Local bands play weekend evenings, followed by a salsa dance party every Saturday night. Thursday is for singer-songwriters. The…
Cafe in Houston

Tiny Boxwoods

Set among blooming flowers in a River Oaks garden shop, this lovely cafe is a natural respite for food lovers looking for inventive fare. The breakfasts feature fresh and organic ingredients. Salads are served throu…
Cafe in San Marcos

Root Cellar Cafe

This intimate cafe sits a few steps below street level and has rock walls, but that's where the comparison to an actual root cellar ends. The atmosphere is on the cozy side of upscale, with local art adorning the sm…
Cafe in East Austin

Cenote

One of our favorite cafes in Austin, Cenote uses seasonal, largely organic ingredients in its simple but delicious anytime fare. Come for housemade granola and yogurt with fruit, banh mi sandwiches and couscous curr…
Cafe in San Antonio

Madhatters Tea House & Café

A cute neighborhood cafe located in a former house, Madhatters is a pleasingly homey place to stop when you're feeling peckish. Breakfast during the week, brunch on the weekends, and soups, sandwiches and great big …
Cafe in Kerrville

Hill Country Cafe

The waitress might just call you 'hon' at this tiny hole-in-the-wall diner near the historic district, which serves up hearty home cooking in heaped portions. You'll find just about everything you could want for bre…
Cafe in Houston

Baby Barnaby's Café

A pint-sized outlet of the locally beloved Barnaby's Cafe chain. Breakfasts and lunches are imaginative versions of American diner classics such as hash and eggs, waffles, burgers and more. Ingredients are fresh and…
Deli in Grapevine

Weinberger's Delicatessen

This Chicago-style deli is a transplant from the Windy City and has a bevy of local fans. Thick-cut sandwiches and dripping Italian beefs are among the 100 items on the menu. Daily specials can be excellent; there's…