Restaurants to Consider in Cedar Creek, TX

Cedar Creek is a wonderful place to take in a quiet vacation, and there are some great places to eat as well. You never have to leave town for a variety in choice. Here are the top BBOnline recommendations:

Texas Hot Spot Matti's
1146 Highway 21
Cedar Creek, TX  78612

When visiting your Cedar Creek Bed and Breakfast, eat where the locals eat: Texas Hot Spot Matti's. The menu is a mix of soul and Southern comfort foods that are highly rated. The atmosphere is relaxed. There's a good chance you'll meet Matti and some of her family when you dine at the Texas Hot Spot. You won't worry about your outfit while you're enjoying your entree. Take in the smothered pork chops, macaroni and cheese and believe it or not, Kool-Aid. Other menu items include po-boys, fried chicken and shrimp, and oysters. Expect to spend about $10 for a good meal. (2011 prices)

Oaxacan Tamaleo
1634 Highway 71 West
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
(512) 289-9262
www.tamaleo.com

You can't visit Texas without trying authentic Mexican cuisine. Oaxacan Tamaleo is a perfect example of such a culinary experience. This winning establishment earned the 2008 Critics Way East Ethnic Food Well Worth the Gas to Get award, the 2007 Critics New Location We're Eager to Try award and the 2006 Critics Best Oaxacan Tamales award. Along with the tamales, you'll want to try the lamb barbacoa, a dish you can't find at just any Mexican eatery. The mole is recommended as well, so if that's your delight, indulge while you're here. It's a perfect way to end your day before returning to your Cedar Creek Inn.

Benny's Texas BBQ
1688 Highway 71 West
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
(512) 332 -2812
(512) 924-4541

Not unlike Mexican food, you must eat some barbecue while you're in Texas. Benny's BBQ has a variety of breakfast tacos, including the "Big Ben Special" which includes all eight items available in the other tacos and an extra tortilla for $2.95. Lunch and dinner offers sliced brisket, chopped brisket, chicken and sausage. Enjoy turkey legs on Saturdays and Sundays for $4.50. Benny's is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sundays and closed on Mondays.

Hasler Brothers Steak House
164 Estate Row
Cedar Creek, TX 78612
(512) 303-0474

If you love big city steak houses while enjoying a small town visit, then Hasler Brothers Steak House is for you. Opened in 2009, Hasler Brothers also has a location in Bastrop with a piano bar, cigar room and banquet spaces. Known for creating a warm environment for that special occasion, Hasler Brothers will make that happen for you.