When the weather warms up in the Texas Hill Country, there’s no better way to enjoy it than outdoors with a tasty meal and cold drink. Today, our master-planned community in Dripping Springs is sharing three of our favorite Texas Hill Country restaurants! Whether you’re craving classic Italian or shareable American favorites, there’s dining near Dripping Springs for everyone to enjoy this spring.
1. Verdes Mexican Parrilla
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If you have an intimate dinner date, a large family gathering or a company event coming up, Verde’s is the perfect venue! The menu features a variety of Mexican specialties, including fresh fajitas, enchiladas, tacos and, of course, signature margaritas. Soak in the longer spring evenings with dinner on the covered patio and bring the entire family, the restaurant offers a playscape for the kids. Located close to Dripping Springs, this authentic Mexican grill attracts people from all over the greater Austin area, so we recommend making a reservation ahead of time!
2. Trattoria Lisina
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Trattoria is an Italian word used to describe a casual, family-owned restaurant and Trattoria Lisina is just that. This restaurant, located on the beautiful grounds of The Mandola Estate & Vineyard in Driftwood, features a seasonal menu that includes handmade pasta, cured meats, fresh produce and seafood specialties all crafted from family recipes unchanged for generations. Experience a dining experience unlike any other in the Texas Hill Country at Trattoria Lisina.
3. Homespun Kitchen & Bar
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If you’re craving some good old-fashioned American comfort food, we recommend a stop at Homespun Kitchen & Bar. From shareable appetizers and hearty bowls of chili to a juicy cheeseburger, this Mercer Street staple in Dripping Springs, TX, can help satisfy your cravings. Homespun Kitchen & Bar is open Tuesday – Sunday and features brunch every Sunday and lunch and dinner daily from 11am – 9pm. If you visit on the weekend, you might be lucky enough to catch some live music while you enjoy a craft cocktail or chilled beer.
It’s officially springtime in the Texas Hill Country! We’re encouraging you to get outdoors and enjoy the wonderful weather by visiting one of the many local restaurants near Caliterra. If you’re thinking about making a move to the Austin area, visit Caliterra and learn more about things to do near our master-planned community in Dripping Springs. You can also follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.