Texas is a great place to visit for your next vacation or weekend getaway. The state has not only different and varied landscapes but it has many small charming towns to visit and explore as well. Hill Country located in central Texas is known for its rolling hills, rustic natural beauty, and charming towns chock full of visitors exploring mom and pop shops, touring local vineyards, and dining at the best local restaurants. Many travelers and vacationers visit Fredericksburg weekly for a peaceful stay at a bed and breakfast or local inn. During their stay, many love to dine at the excellent restaurants. Here are 5 iconic restaurants near hotel Fredericksburg you won’t want to miss.
1. Cabernet Grill
The cabernet grill is one of the town’s most critically acclaimed restaurants. It is tucked away inside the Cotton Gin Village- a relatively small and quaint compound of rustic and romantic cabins, gardens, and waterfalls. Guests are treated to delicious and creative dishes that merge fine dining with down home Texas style cooking. Certified Angus beef is served with refreshing salads and soups that utilize local ingredients. Each dish can be paired with a wonderful selection of red or white wines recommended specifically for each guest’s palette and dish. The flavors and service will have your taste buds in heaven.
2. The Auslander
The Auslander is named after the German word for “outsider” or “foreigner” and even tourist. The name is fitting. For 20 years the Auslander has lured tourists and other outsiders through its doors to enjoy authentic German cuisine, steaks, seafood, finger food, and delicious desserts washed down with amazing beer. The restaurant has seating for more quiet romantic dinners as well as a beer garden for live music and festivities.
3. Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse
The Crossroads Saloon and Steakhouse harkens back to the days when nightlife consisted of slamming down some whiskeys and letting loose on the dance floor while ragtime and old country music flowed from the musicians on stage. Fast forward to today and things have only changed slightly. The Crossroads is the place to be for live music by national recording artists and dancing. Work up an appetite and sit down for dinner to enjoy some of the best steaks around.
4. Der Lindenbaum
Der Lindenbaum represents the German history of the city of Fredericksburg. In this historic limestone building, built back when the Germans first settled, the restaurant and biergarten continue to wow visitors with their delicious recipes for bread and culturally accurate representations of German food.
5. Fredericksburg Brewing Company
Brewing in the German traditions, this brewery and restaurant creates 7,500 gallons of beer each batch. Ranging from stouts to lagers and ales, the beers are meant to be enjoyed inside the large beirgarten. Come for the beer but stay for the delicious dinner options.
Visit this beautiful and charming town for your next vacation or weekend escape.