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30+ Best Restaurants in Georgetown, TX

Nolina - 30+ Best Restaurants in Georgetown, TX

March 29, 2024

From amazing Mexican food and Texas BBQ to fine dining and sushi, here are the best places to eat in Georgetown, TX. Whether you want to enjoy local Tex-Mex or are craving international food, there really is something for everyone.

There’s so much to see and do in Georgetown, TX, home to “The Most Beautiful Town Square” in Texas and is located just 10 miles north of Round Rock and less than 30 miles from Austin. The city, located conveniently on I-35, is known for local shopping, weekend getaways, and, of course, the food. This guide contains amazing places to eat for all tastes and preferences so you can eat your way around Georgetown.


Best Places to Eat in Georgetown, TX

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Breakfast and Brunch

Sweet Lemon Kitchen

Voted “Best in Georgetown” for eight years in a row, this beloved restaurant and bakery serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and catering. Their breakfast pastries are baked from scratch daily, and their drool-worthy signature cinnamon rolls are made in-house and have a sweet lemon signature.


Monument Cafe

Established in 1995, this Texas roadside cafe is located in Downtown Georgetown and prides itself with its use of local, seasonal, and organic ingredients with good food made from scratch. The in-house bakery makes delectable pieces and cakes to order, like Monument Chocolate Pie and carrot cake. The breakfast and lunch menus feature comfort classics like biscuits and gravy, migas, and eggs benedict.


Laurie’s Cafe

Open for breakfast and lunch, this charming and unassuming cafe specializes in home cooked meals with Southern flare. Visit for high-quality salads, sandwiches, and desserts at a great price. The restaurant also sells a variety of house-made frozen casseroles that you can pick up and bake at home for later with options like chicken tetrazzini, beef enchiladas, or lasagna.


Steak and BBQ


Located on the Historic Square, this restaurant is family and locally owned and known for oak grilled fine meats, game, and seafood. Smoked duck, bison, scallops, elk, ostrich, and rack of lamb all make an appearance on this eclectic menu alongside Texas favorites like Prime beef. Be sure to pair your meal with a signature cocktail or curated wine.


Hello Sweetie! BBQ & More

Don’t skip this family-friendly Texas BBQ with a nice patio, home cooked soul food, and all the smoked meats your heart desires. Hello Sweetie! sells smoked brisket, sausage, ribs, pulled pork, and chicken by the pound with all the fixings. Come in for daily specials and amazing lunch specials made with the freshest ingredients available.


Tejas Meat Supply

This rustic favorite is a full-service butcher shop and restaurant located right in The Most Beautiful Square In Texas. The restaurant offers sandwiches and hot dogs, and visitors are encouraged to check out the fresh meats, house made sausages, jerky and charcuterie sold at the butcher shop.


Jimmy Vega’s Smokehouse

Looking for Texas smokehouse-style cuisine? Put Jimmy Vega’s Smokehouse on your list and try their smoked brisket, pulled pork, or baby back ribs. This restaurant’s cozy interior has an old-time feel, and the elevated wooden patio makes you feel like you’re dining in a neighbor’s backyard.


Americana, Southern, and Tex-Mex

El Monumento

Sister restaurant to Monument Cafe, El Monumento serves authentic Mexican food with a “contemporary twist.” They’re open for lunch and dinner, with daily happy hour and Sunday brunch. The restaurant is beautifully decorated with Latin flair, plus an open kitchen and glass walls that look out over the courtyard patio and a scenic view of the San Gabriel River.


Locals and visitors of the town square enjoy Goodfolks’ fresh, home-cooked meals and modern Southern ambiance. The restaurant is known for its fresh biscuits, fried chicken, perfectly paired sides, and indulgent desserts.

Brix And Ale

Highly rated by Tripadvisor, this restaurant is part of the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Convention Center. Known for “American favorites with a Texas twist, local beers, craft cocktails, wines,” visitors also enjoy the location’s views of the trees and San Gabriel River. They’re also open for breakfast and special events.

Blue Corn Harvest Bar & Grill

Named a top “budget bite” and #1 restaurant in Georgetown, TX by Tripadvisor, Blue Corn serves up local Southwest, Tex-Mex, and Americana cuisine. In their own words: a casual eatery meets culinary creativity. The menu bursts with Southwest flavor: flash fried oyster shooters, chipotle rub eye, meat loaf, verde chicken enchiladas, and so much more.

Fish City Grill - Georgetown

This familiar family-friendly chain restaurant is known for its great service and solid seafood (with gluten-free options available!) Diners can find all of their seafood cravings here like oysters, calamari, and fried fish platters. Save on food specials during Happy Hour, held Monday through Friday.


This restaurant serves up house margaritas and all of your Tex-Mex favorites for an affordable price. And breakfast! From sizzling fajitas to flan, this highly-rated local favorite is located right off TX-29.


Italian and Pizza in Georgetown, TX

600 Degrees Pizzeria and Drafthouse

Now with several locations in Austin, Round Rock, and Cedar Park, Georgetown offers both a dine-in and to-go experience. The pizza dough is made fresh daily and hand tossed by expert bakers. And good pizza is worth the wait, because their menu says to expect a minimum of 35 minutes of pie cook-time, allowing you to enjoy some drinks, appetizers, and ambiance while you wait for the goodness.

Tony & Luigi’s

Classic Italian and Mediterranean fare seven days a week. Highly rated for its customer service, cozy ambiance, and fine Italian food, you’ll find traditional pastas, seafood, pizza, and fine wine. Stop in on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for live music.

Kork Wine Bar

Sip and savor the world's finest flavors at Kork Wine Bar, a tasting haven. Explore over 50 exquisite wines available by the glass or delve into their curated selection of 250 bottles from around the globe. Indulge in the perfect pairing with delectable charcuterie boards, fresh salads, and Neapolitan-style pizza, all designed to elevate your tasting experience.


Fine Dining in Georgetown

City Post Chophouse

When the website says the attire is “Texas Formal”, you know it’s going to be an amazing steak dinner. City Post is the picture of fine dining in Georgetown, TX with fine meat cuts, seafood, luxurious sides to share, and an extensive wine and cocktail list. The restaurant is located in the heart of Georgetown in a historic building built in the 1930s and also serves as a popular event venue.

Fuego Latino Gastropub

This family-owned gastropub in Georgetown is owned by Chef Mario Alcocer, a Mexican immigrant, former executive chef, and contestant on Food Network’s Guy’s Grocery Games. Call ahead to skip the line so you can enjoy their selection of Pan-Latin fare sooner. Enjoy dishes like paella, Argentinian empanadas, arepas, or seared scallops with one of their many tap draft beers of signature cocktails and margaritas.


International Food

JAIWAI Thai Kitchen

This no-frills Thai restaurant is conveniently located just off the Square. It’s applauded for its high-quality Thai dishes served dine-in or to-go. Reviews praise the restaurant’s Pad Thai and lunch specials.

Kyoto Asian Cuisine

A local favorite for delicious sushi options, bento boxes, hibachi, AND Chinese dishes, this restaurant offers high-quality, affordable Japanese food in Georgetown near I-35. The restaurant has a 4.5 rating on Google Maps and rave reviews from locals.

Misu Sushi

From the extensive sushi menu, bento boxes, hearty noodle soups, and friendly staff, everything about this sushi restaurant secures its place as a top place to eat in Georgetown. You can order standard sushi fare like spicy tuna hand rolls or try one of their many chef special rolls like “Treasure Island” or their “Above The Sea Roll” which has no rice.

Plaka Greek Cafe

Plaka has the distinction of being voted the Best Ethnic Restaurant in Georgetown for four years in a row. This informal neighborhood Greek restaurant serves highly-rated gyros and other Greek specialties.


Dessert and Coffee in Georgetown

Galaxy Bakery and Coffee House

Galaxy, located just off the Square, is well known for its cupcakes, coffee, and casual ambiance. They rotate their cupcake flavors every two weeks with flavors like Boston Cream, Mango, and PB & Jelly. Their extensive bakery menu also includes croissants, muffins, cookies, scones, pies, and quiches.

Frozen Flamingo

Everyone knows: Texas is HOT. Cool off with ice cold sweet treats at this unassuming outdoor dessert stop. This local favorite (previously known as Shake's Frozen Custard) features shaved ice, frozen custard, frozen daiquiris, and “The Flamingo Cookie,” their take on the ice cream sandwich. This family-friendly location boasts over 4.5 stars on Google Maps with their unique treats and outdoor tables to enjoy.

309 Coffee

A perfect place to relax, hang out, and enjoy a cup of expertly brewed coffee. Named as one of the best coffeeshops in Georgetown, 309 Coffee has a Yelp! rating of over 4.5. The cafe is a go-to for caffeine and also serves a selection of tea, beers, and house wine.

Black Sugar Caffe

With a slick modern interior and a menu of trendy coffee and innovative food concepts, Black Sugar Caffe’s vision is to provide, “an amazing sensorial journey of sight, taste, sound, touch, aroma.” It’s conveniently located in Downtown Georgetown with a menu that offers specialty coffees, pastries, lite bites, smoothies, frappes, wine, and craft beers.


Bars and Breweries

Mesquite Creek Outfitters

Looking for a distinctly Georgetown experience? Grab a pint of craft beer and shop for high-end outdoor apparel and gifts at Mesquite Creek Outfitters. The retail section has a selection of shirts, caps, belts and other unique items, but this vibrant location shines as a gathering place to enjoy beer, wine, and lite fare.

Barrels And Amps

Barrels and Amps is one of the best places to enjoy drinks, dinner, and live entertainment in Georgetown. This Texas bar and taproom has a large selection of whiskey, draft beer, house cocktails, and upscale bar food. Live entertainment changes nightly, and includes DJ nights, karaoke, dueling pianos, and comedy nights.

Roots on the Square

Roots is a family-owned establishment right on the square offering live music on the weekends and scratch-made food. Try their award-winning hand-tossed pizza or fusion tacos with a craft beer or curated house wine.

District Six

Look no further for one of the best modern sports bars in Georgetown. District Six is a vibrant neighborhood hangout with indoor seating, airy patio, arcade games, and multiple screens to watch any big game. Their take on bar food, like “Texas Redfish and Tots” or “Cinnamon-Sugar Chicharrones”, showcase their creative flare and are perfect to pair with their selection of tap beers, frozens, signature cocktails, and wines.

Union Merchant Wine Bar

Wine and cheese. Housed in a historic building, this wine bar curates a wide selection of fine wines. Get the full experience by ordering a wine flight and pairing it with an expertly crafted cheese or butter board. Not a wine lover? They also serve a selection of craft beer from around the world.

The Golden Rule

Make a reservation to enjoy their patio while savoring trendy cocktails, bites, and sharing plates. Located near the town square in downtown Georgetown, this restaurant’s menu has a variety of enticing community plates like Cantonese riblets, Carne Asada fries, and flatbreads. Don’t miss their generous “Golden Hours” deals from Monday to Thursday, 2:00pm to 6:00pm.

Rentsch Brewery

Come for quality beer, stay for the food trucks, live music, and vibrant patio and family-friendly atmosphere. This brewery serves up some core beers (like blonde ales, Hefeweizens, and porters) along with standout specialties like their Vanilla Lager. They also serve seasonal and rare brews, inspiring you to visit again and again.

Barking Armadillo Brewery

This fun little brewery and taproom in Georgetown is family owned and operated. Dogs and kids are welcome, and adults can enjoy a rotation of craft beers on tap on the patio. Check out the website to see the schedule of local visiting food trucks.


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