Ask 20 people about their favorite pizza place in Dripping Springs, and you just may get 20 different answers. Everyone has a preference. Thin, New York-style, Chicago style, original, stuffed. So many options! Here are some of the best pies you’ll find in Dripping Springs.
Family Business Beer Company
As you can surmise, Family Business Beer Company (19510 Hamilton Pool Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) is a 15-acre family-owned brewery that serves pizza. They’re just up the road from Hamilton Pool, so it’d make a perfect outing — pool and pizza. You can picnic in the Oak Grove while listening to live music and playing outdoor games.
Kids and pets are most certainly welcome as the brewery has a fenced playground for the kids. See what’s happening by heading to the Family Business Beer’s Facebook page.
Hill Country Ranch Pizzeria
Local-owned Hill Country Ranch Pizzeria (598 US-290 Ste 250, Dripping Springs, TX 78620) is every bit as known for its signature pizzas as its burgers. So, if half the family wants good burgers and half wants good pizza, you’re covered. The restaurant also has a full bar. They have many family-friendly events coming up, so check HCRP’s calendar.
Hays City Store
Formerly a gas station serving breakfast and lunch, Driftwood’s Hays City Store (8989 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Driftwood, TX 78619) has morphed into a popular full-service restaurant with pizza, brews, and more. More than 50 taps await beer drinkers who will go on a road trip through all of Texas’s cool towns from Blanco to Shiner via taste buds as the brews are from all around Texas.
They also serve wine and mixers, some of which are from Dripping Springs distilleries. Their Bloody Mary, for example, features Dripping Springs Vodka. You’ll find a wood-fired pizza oven firing up lots of pie as well as nachos! Check the Hays City Store Facebook page for the latest news, specials, and music schedule.
Jester King Brewery
Located in an authentic farmhouse, Jester King Brewery (13187 Fitzhugh Rd., Austin, TX 78736) sits on 165 acres of land with a restaurant and event hall. Their inspiration comes from the classic European farmhouse breweries.
Besides a vast selection of mixed culture brews, their menu features pizza and baked goods. Explore Jester King Brewery’s Facebook page for more updates and pictures that will have you salivating.
The Pizza Cave
If you’re hunting for New York-style pizza in Texas, you’ll find it hidden in the Pizza Cave (2690 U.S. 290 E., Suite 100, Dripping Springs, TX 78620). Seriously though, co-owner Joe Cave is an authentic pizzaiolo (person who makes pizzas) from El Paso by way of New Jersey. As you would expect in NY pizza, their pies are a slice of the Northeast right here in the Texas Hill Country.
Route 12 Filling Station
Filling is an appropriate name as Route 12 Filling Station (31560 Ranch Rd. 12, Suite 214 Dripping Springs, TX. 78620) will fill you up on good food. The locally-owned and family-friendly destination has a covered patio, roof deck, splash pad, and a playscape.
The menu includes wood-fired pizza, salads, entrees, cocktails, wine, and craft beers. A kids’ menu filled with all the younger sets’ favorites is available. For updates, refer to the Route 12 Filling Station Facebook page.
Suds Monkey Brewing Co.
Founder and head brewer Greg Plummer had a lifelong dream to offer great beers, tasty food, and an outstanding experience. That dream is a reality named Suds Monkey Brewery (1032 Canyon Bend Dr., Suite B, Dripping Springs, TX 78620). Would you believe it started in the Michigan basement at Mom’s house?
Referring to themselves as the Best Little Warehouse in Dripping Springs, they hand-toss 12-inch pies and 10-inch gluten-free pies. Come savor some pie with names like Thunderbird, G.O.A.T, Nova, Stringray, and more. And their sweet menu features ‘Ella Rolls that are said to be ‘ella good as they’re made with Nutella, cinnamon, and icing. View the latest on Suds Monkey Brewing’s Facebook page.