Jud’s Guidebook

Jud
Jud’s Guidebook

Eateries / Happy Hours

Best spots to catch a bite and a drink as well as happy hours in town (Normally M-F - Hours vary by place)
Great location to look over the River from either their covered patio or outside seating and enjoy a Margarita and some good happy hour eats. Dog and kid friendly. Also has great daily specials worth checking out. It’s a short walk from the guesthouse
26 recommandé par les habitants
Ivar's River Pub
701 Cheatham St
26 recommandé par les habitants
Great location to look over the River from either their covered patio or outside seating and enjoy a Margarita and some good happy hour eats. Dog and kid friendly. Also has great daily specials worth checking out. It’s a short walk from the guesthouse
Great outdoor environment. Dog friendly and kid friendly (before 8PM). Some happy hour specials and also some great music on weekend nights
33 recommandé par les habitants
Zelicks Icehouse
336 W Hopkins St
33 recommandé par les habitants
Great outdoor environment. Dog friendly and kid friendly (before 8PM). Some happy hour specials and also some great music on weekend nights
Good eclectic mix of food options (including breakfast and brunch). Dog and kid friendly (kids eat free on Wednesdays with purchase of entree). Good drinks and environment.
9 recommandé par les habitants
Industry
110 E Martin Luther King Dr
9 recommandé par les habitants
Good eclectic mix of food options (including breakfast and brunch). Dog and kid friendly (kids eat free on Wednesdays with purchase of entree). Good drinks and environment.
Excellent BBQ without the lines of their Austin location! Dog and kid friendly. Bring an appetite and don’t forget all the sides
30 recommandé par les habitants
Black's Barbecue San Marcos
510 Hull St
30 recommandé par les habitants
Excellent BBQ without the lines of their Austin location! Dog and kid friendly. Bring an appetite and don’t forget all the sides
Recently reopened spot bringing back a timeless location to life. Excellent food and a fun back patio to watch a game or get a drink
6 recommandé par les habitants
Valentino's
110 N LBJ Dr
6 recommandé par les habitants
Recently reopened spot bringing back a timeless location to life. Excellent food and a fun back patio to watch a game or get a drink
Best pizza in town. Have a pint and slice special most nights for happy hour and some creative pizzas. Can check out The Growling craft beer bar in the same strip mall before / after
28 recommandé par les habitants
Pie Society
700 N LBJ Dr
28 recommandé par les habitants
Best pizza in town. Have a pint and slice special most nights for happy hour and some creative pizzas. Can check out The Growling craft beer bar in the same strip mall before / after

Breweries

Good brewery conveniently located in town with locally themed brews. Collocated with Industry and can order food from there to eat at the brewery. Also have live music and other events throughout the week
Excellent brewery just a short drive from town (~15 min). Dog friendly (inside included) and Kid friendly. Located near Roughhouse Brewery. Live music and other events throughout the week. Some of the best beers in my opinion
71 recommandé par les habitants
Middleton Brewing
101 Oakwood Loop
71 recommandé par les habitants
Excellent brewery just a short drive from town (~15 min). Dog friendly (inside included) and Kid friendly. Located near Roughhouse Brewery. Live music and other events throughout the week. Some of the best beers in my opinion
Brewery located just a short drive from town (~15 min). Located near Middleton Brewery. Dog and Kid friendly with a sprawling outdoor area. Have live music and other events throughout the week. Known for their cave beers (brewed in a cave over limestone!)
40 recommandé par les habitants
Roughhouse Brewing
680 Oakwood Loop
40 recommandé par les habitants
Brewery located just a short drive from town (~15 min). Located near Middleton Brewery. Dog and Kid friendly with a sprawling outdoor area. Have live music and other events throughout the week. Known for their cave beers (brewed in a cave over limestone!)
24 recommandé par les habitants
AquaBrew
110 E Martin Luther King Dr
24 recommandé par les habitants

Coffee / Breakfast/ Brunch

Best coffee, breakfast and brunch locations
Babes is an all around great place. Must try their Iced Vietnam coffee and their Chicken Biscuit as well as their donuts of course!
Babe's Doughnut and Coffee
214 North LBJ Drive
Babes is an all around great place. Must try their Iced Vietnam coffee and their Chicken Biscuit as well as their donuts of course!
Excellent brunch location with a unique menu. Ask about sitting in their secret garden in the back of the restaurant
359 recommandé par les habitants
Blue Dahlia Bistro
1115 E 11th St
359 recommandé par les habitants
Excellent brunch location with a unique menu. Ask about sitting in their secret garden in the back of the restaurant
Wonderful little coffee spot with great breakfast options (and lunch). Located near TXST with a nice dog friendly patio
12 recommandé par les habitants
Jo's Cafe
310 Mary St
12 recommandé par les habitants
Wonderful little coffee spot with great breakfast options (and lunch). Located near TXST with a nice dog friendly patio
Great breakfast location. Recommend sitting on the porch that is next to a waterfall and overlooks the lake (starting point of the San Marcos River)
Kerbey Lane Cafe
221 East Sessom Drive
Great breakfast location. Recommend sitting on the porch that is next to a waterfall and overlooks the lake (starting point of the San Marcos River)

Bars / Live Music

Best spots to get drinks, watch a game and enjoy live music
Excellent beer selection on tap as the name would imply. Also good eats (their burgers are terrific). Decent place to watch sports. You can grab a beer to take to the front bar (The Porch) for live music
19 recommandé par les habitants
Taproom
129 E Hopkins St
19 recommandé par les habitants
Excellent beer selection on tap as the name would imply. Also good eats (their burgers are terrific). Decent place to watch sports. You can grab a beer to take to the front bar (The Porch) for live music
Have great music often late at night and on some weekdays. Typically good bands pass through here and decent drinks. Can grab a beer or food from the back bar (The Taproom) and bring it into this bar
The Porch
129 East Hopkins Street
Have great music often late at night and on some weekdays. Typically good bands pass through here and decent drinks. Can grab a beer or food from the back bar (The Taproom) and bring it into this bar
Good Irish bar with the typical Irish dishes and drinks. Good bar to watch sports (normally have volume on) and decent tap selection. Have a drag brunch and other fun events from time to time. Also kid friendly
12 recommandé par les habitants
Sean Patricks
202 E San Antonio St
12 recommandé par les habitants
Good Irish bar with the typical Irish dishes and drinks. Good bar to watch sports (normally have volume on) and decent tap selection. Have a drag brunch and other fun events from time to time. Also kid friendly
Quintessential dive bar. Must try their bacon egg and cheese sandwich (kitchen closes by 1AM) while you listen to tunes you pick out on the touch tunes jukebox. Also has pool table and darts.
Showdown
207 E Hutchison St
Quintessential dive bar. Must try their bacon egg and cheese sandwich (kitchen closes by 1AM) while you listen to tunes you pick out on the touch tunes jukebox. Also has pool table and darts.
Classic staple for country music. Can catch a number of up and coming bands passing through. Was the start for George Straight and owned by Randy Rogers
20 recommandé par les habitants
Cheatham Street Warehouse
119 Cheatham St
20 recommandé par les habitants
Classic staple for country music. Can catch a number of up and coming bands passing through. Was the start for George Straight and owned by Randy Rogers
Good cocktails and creative menu. Have music and other events throughout the week
The Davenport
194 South Guadalupe Street
Good cocktails and creative menu. Have music and other events throughout the week
Great hole in the wall bar with excellent selection of brews. Knowledgeable staff for all craft beers you might desire. In the same strip mall as Pie Society
The Growling — Texas Craft Beer Bar
700 N LBJ Dr
Great hole in the wall bar with excellent selection of brews. Knowledgeable staff for all craft beers you might desire. In the same strip mall as Pie Society

Sightseeing

Worth a stroll down to the river while at the guesthouse. A short walk and enjoyable no matter if it’s just to relax, swim, tube, kayak or walk along the path
24 recommandé par les habitants
Rio Vista Park
555 Cheatham St
24 recommandé par les habitants
Worth a stroll down to the river while at the guesthouse. A short walk and enjoyable no matter if it’s just to relax, swim, tube, kayak or walk along the path
Wonderful escape to take the boat tour and enjoy the museum as well
33 recommandé par les habitants
Meadows Center Glass-Bottom Boat Tours
201 San Marcos Springs Dr
33 recommandé par les habitants
Wonderful escape to take the boat tour and enjoy the museum as well