Your guide to Fredricksburg, TX -- a once hidden gem turned very popular! Its German heritage and abundance of wineries make this town the only one of its kind in Texas, and this article has been more requested than ever the past few months! Find a list of recs on the Texas wine country town that sits four hours from Dallas below! 

Updated October 2023




photo courtesy of Sunset Grill

Altdorf Biergarten | great German lunch

Emma + Ollie | an adorable scratch-made meal and pastries

Hilltop Cafe | Cajun French fusion

Hondo's on Main | BBQ

Tubby's Ice House | burgers and tacos

Silver Creek Beer Garden | large outdoor patio and live music

Sunset Grill | breakfast all-day

Woerner Warehouse | farm-to-table lunch



August E's | really good drinks

Hill & Vine | homestyle Southern cooking with an amazing selection of shareables

Cabernet Grill | American with cute decor & patio

Crossroads Saloon & Steakhouse | steakhouse & live music

Hondo's on Main | fun vibe & live music

Martini’s | fresh oysters and great cocktails; Fredericksburg’s only seafood restaurant

Navajo Grill | nice American restaurant

Otto's | German flare at one of the best spots in town

Pasta Bella | casual Italian

Vaudeville | one of the most popular restaurants that‘s also an art gallery; great brunch too


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photo courtesy of La Bergerie

78624 The Bar | fun cocktail spot

Altstadt Brewery | great beer and a cool beer hall atmosphere

Barons CreekSide | off-the-beaten-path wine and live music experience

La Bergerie | great wine and charcuterie market to take out or dine in on the cute patio

Perspective Cellars | wine tasting on Main St

Pontotoc Vineyard | great patio on Main St



Antique shop at Carol Hicks Bolton Antiques 
Have a spa day at the Fredericksburg Herb Farm
Hike Enchanted Rock
See live music and explore Luckenbach
See the poppies in the Spring at Wild Seed Farms
Shop Main St
Visit the boho Magnolia Pearl Boutique
Visit the Instagrammable specialty grocery store Das Peach Haus