Dripping Springs may be a charming little town, but it has a wealth of delicious dining options from all over the world. It’s tough to pick, but we’re confident you will be pleased with any of these places near Caliterra. There’s something for everyone! Bon Appétit!
1. Best Dripping Springs Coffee Spot: Le Muse
Residents in Dripping Spring’s Caliterra community have a coffee shop right inside the community called Le Muse Coffee Bar at 505 Wynnpage Dr., Dripping Springs, TX 78620. The coffee bar’s menu gets its inspiration from Mexican cuisine. Popular menu items include Horchata Lattes, Mexican Mochas, and tamales. For current news, visit the Le Muse Coffee Facebook page.
2. Best Burger Near Dripping Springs: Hays City Store
Where can you get live music, a delicious burger, and pizza? Hays City Store is a full-service restaurant with an ice house. The store is between Kyle and Wimberley in Driftwood at the intersection of FM 150 and FM 3237. The Hays City Facebook page is regularly updated.
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3. Best BBQ Near Dripping Springs: Salt Lick BBQ
Almost everyone who ventures to Austin and surrounding cities always make a stop at The Salt Lick BBQ (18300 FM 1826 Driftwood, TX 78619). They have an open pit that makes you feel like you’re at a professional-grade cookout where the barbecue is one of the tops in the Hill Country. You can also buy their sauce to take home. Be warned. The photos on The Salt Lick Facebook page will make you hungry! They post a LOT of photos!
4. Best Dripping Springs Pizza: Family Business Beer Company
Family Business Beer Company (19510 Hamilton Pool Rd., Dripping Springs, TX 78620) isn’t just a brewery on 15 acres of land. They also serve pizza. Kids and pets are welcome as the brewery has a playground. Find out what’s on tap on the Family Business Beer Company Facebook page.
5. Best Dripping Springs Seafood: Epicure
Not only can you enjoy top-notch seafood but also comfort food at Epicure (1025 Cannon Drive, Ste. 105 in the Clocktower Shopping Center, Dripping Springs, TX 78620) You’ll find their popular chimichurri shrimp, salmon, and not your mama’s mac ‘n’ cheese on the menu. You’ll also have plenty of cheese and charcuterie board options. The Epicure Facebook page contains great stories!
6. Best Mexican Near Dripping Springs: Verde’s Mexican Parrilla
You’ll find plenty from which to choose as Verde’s Mexican Parrilla (16018 Hamilton Pool Rd., Austin, TX 78738) has a regular menu, bar menu, kid’s menu, and breakfast tacos. At this casual dining restaurant, you can expect a variety of grilled specialties infused with Mexican spices. Discover the latest on Verde’s Mexican Parrilla Facebook page.
7. Best Dripping Springs Bakery: Skull and Cakebones
Skull and Cakebones (3991 E. Hwy. 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620) is the Hill Country’s first plant-based bakery and eatery. They specialize in all-natural products that are vegan, fair trade, and non-GMO featuring local flavors.
Don’t knock the vegan baked goods until you’ve tried it. A lot of folks have been surprised! In addition to bakery items like cupcakes, cheesecake, cinnamon rolls, and scones, they serve a plant-based burger, barbacoa potato nachos, and cauliflower wings. Skull and Cakebones Facebook is loaded with photos guaranteed to have you hankering to go there.