The Texas Hill Country has many quaint towns sprinkled along vineyards and rivers, but Wimberley, also known as a little "Bit of Heaven," is truly a gem to be discovered.
While tourists flock to Fredricksburg en masse, Wimberley has remained slightly off the beaten path and has attracted artists, musicians, and lively restaurants around its square. Whether you are craving a little Tex-Mex for breakfast, some Texas BBQ for lunch, or some Southern comfort food for dinner, Wimberley has it all.
Check out the best places to eat in Wimberley, TX, and the surrounding area, and let me know your must-adds because I never want to miss out on the best food around.
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The Leaning Pear
The Leaning Pear is Wimberley’s destination spot for unique, well-crafted, delicious food in an idyllic hill-country setting.
Wednesday to Saturday 11am - 9pm Sunday Brunch 11am - 3pm
111 River Rd, Wimberley, TX 78676
If you are craving some down-to-earth Tex-Mex, jump in the car and head down to Mima's Tacos. From the Lazy Lavender, it is about a 2-minute drive, and if you call ahead, your order will be ready for pick up at the counter. Mima's is our go-to for morning breakfast tacos any day.
701 FM2325, Wimberley, TX 78676
Longleaf Craft Kitchen and Bar
Anchored firmly by the square in Wimberley, Longleaf Craft Kitchen + Bar is committed to local sourcing and quality ingredients, and you can taste it. The menu offers upscale Texas cuisine with a twist, from Fried Olives to Texas Hill Country Quail. Top that off with some Flourless Chocolate Pecan Torte or a scoop of Bluebell Ice Cream, and that little bit of Wimberley food Heaven is all yours.
314 Wimberley Square, Wimberley, TX 78676
Community Pizza & Beer Garden
There is simply no better pizza in Wimberley or maybe it's all of Texas. And just like the title suggests, the beer garden instills a sense of community with its picnic-style tables and playground for even the smallest foodies.
111 Old Kyle Rd #330, Wimberley, TX 78676
The Salt Lick Barbecue
If you are up for a scenic drive along some windy hill country roads, head over to Dripping Springs for the best BBQ in the area. The Salt Lick BBQ is an institution in the Hill Country and serves brisket and ribs like no other. The Roberts family recipes have roots back in the wagon trains in the mid-1800, and the decor and atmosphere take you back to those days.
18300 Farm to Market Rd 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619
The Creekhouse is on the square in Wimberley. With views of the creek and innovative southern cuisine, it has quickly become one of Wimberley's go-to restaurants. Not hungry? Head over for some of the best craft cocktails in town to enjoy the patio and view.
14015 Ranch Rd 12, Wimberley, TX 78676
I bet you didn't know that the Lazy Lavender is only 21 minutes away from Tuscany. Located on The Mandola Estate & Vineyard, Trattoria Lisina is as close to the Italian countryside as you can get in Texas. Reservations are recommended and to go orders are available.
13308 FM 150 West, Driftwood, TX 78619
Hays City Store
An institution in the Texas Hill Country Hays City Store serves scratch-made comfort food, hand-crafted cocktails, and over 50 beers on tap. Reservations can be made 24 hours in advance Mo-Th. No reservations on the weekend. Weekends usually have live music, so go early and enjoy a cocktail while waiting for a table.
Devil's Backbone Tavern
If you are longing for some great bar food make sure to take the scenic drive to The Devil’s Backbone Tavern. Part dive bar, part dance hall, and all Texas the Tavern is situated on one of the most picturesque spots in the hill country, this unique piece of Texas history was built in the 1890s and has been operating as a tavern since 1933. Beyond its role as a beloved bar, it doubles as a versatile venue—a dance hall, wedding destination, event space, and even a sought-after location for film shoots. Catch live music and star-studded events weekly, featuring big names from Texas and beyond. Check out www.devilsbackbonetavern.com for their calendar, tickets, and a peek into their rich history. This one-of-a-kind Texan treasure is a must-see!
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