Food & Drink in Gatesville

$10 for $20 Worth of Italian Food at Johnny Carino’s

Johnny Carino's

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

Menu showcases signature dishes such as Skilletini, 16-layer lasagna, and spicy shrimp and chicken

Picnic in the Vines for Two or Four with, Snacks, and Wineglasses at Pilot Knob Vineyard (54% Off)

Pilot Knob Vineyard

Briggs

$98 $45

Vineyard spanning 112 acres of Texas hill country hosts picnics complete with fine cheeses, meats and chocolates ideal for wine pairings

Bakery Carryout or Dine-In Lunch at Baked 'n Sconed (Up to 50% Off)

Baked 'n Sconed

Hutto

$24 $12

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Savory scones and sandwiches dotted with bacon and cheddar or maple sausage as well as sweet scones with peanut butter and white chocolate

Japanese Dinner Cuisine at Origami Japanese Cuisine (Up to 48% Off). Two Options Available.

Origami Japanese Cuisine

Market At Round Rock

$25 $13

Sushi chef with more than 25 years of experience showcases more than 40 rolls alongside classic Japanese comfort-food dishes

$9.50 for $20 Worth of Mexican Food at Campo Azul Bar & Grill

Campo Azul Bar & Grill

Round Rock's Four Corners

$20 $9.50

Seasonal and local ingredients transformed into Molcajetes El Ranchero, Cielo, Mar y Tierra, Alambres, Baja Tacos, Enchiladas and more

Frozen Desserts at Berry Cool Frozen Desserts (Up to 50% Off)

Berry Cool Frozen Desserts

Cedar Park

$10 $5

More than 60 toppings sprinkle over rotating flavors of frozen yogurt; other dessert options include ice cream, custard, and gelato

Two Groupons, Each Good for $14 Worth of Baja-Style Mexican Food at Fuzzy's Taco Shop ($28 Total Value)

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

Cedar Park

$14 $9

Menu at Fuzzy's Taco Shop includes fresh fish tacos and succulent pork-covered nachos paired with burritos and freshly prepared salsas

American Food at The Cafe at Lake Bastrop Lodge (Up to 50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Cafe at Lake Bastrop Lodge

Bastrop

$20 $11

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Café visitors dine on hearty dishes, such as frito pie and fried catfish with hush puppies, in a rustic lodge surrounded by pine forests

Adult Night with Water-Park Rides and Live Music for Two or Four at Shore Club Restaurant & Bar (Up to 57% Off)

Shore Club Restaurant & Bar

Northwest Travis

$30 $13

(27)

Club along Lake Travis offers special nights just for adults with water-park rides, live music, and a drink cozy

4-Course Meal with Beef, Cornish Game Hen, or Beef and Lobster for 2 at The Emerald Restaurant (Up to 61% Off)

The Emerald Restaurant

West Austin

$175.50 $69

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Chateaubriand beef, cornish game hen, or chateaubriand beef and lobster tail served in a cottage setting with soup, salad, and dessert

Winery Tour for One or Two from Slowpokes Winery Tours (Up to 52% Off)

Slowpokes Winery Tours

Dripping Springs

$120 $60

Sample 3–4 wineries as you traverse the countryside in a Mercedes-Benz van

Argentinean Dinner Cuisine at Buenos Aires Café (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Buenos Aires Café

Hills Country Galleria

$30 $18

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Empanadas filled with spiced beef and raisins, housemade cinnamon-pumpkin gnocchi, and roasted pork tenderloin topped with chimichurri

$12 for $20 Worth of Barbecue Fare at Opie's Barbecue in Spicewood

Opie's Barbecue

Opie's Barbeque

$20 $12

Cooks glaze tender baby back ribs with signature sweet & spicy sauce & scoop servings of golden tater tot casseroles

Two or For Big Barbecue Pulled-Pork Sandwiches at Dickey's Barbecue Pit (50% Off)

Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Burleson

$11 $5.50

Meats seasoned and smoked onsite include chopped beef brisket, marinated chicken breast, pork ribs, and pulled pork

Winery Tour Package for Two or Four with Snack and Individual Customized Wine Labels (Up to 54% Off)

Sunset Winery

Burleson

$60 $29

Winery tours explore winemaking and the bottling process while visitors enjoy pizza and sweets; take home souvenir labels

Two- or Five-Punch Card, with Each Punch Good for $12 Worth of Fruit Cups at Mister FruitCup (Up to 52% Off)

Mister FruitCup

Riverside

$24 $13

Fruit cups provide a tasty alternative to sugary snacks by topping fruit with whipped cream or savory balsamic; vegan options available

$12 for $20 Worth of Indian Food for Dinner at Taj Palace Indian Restaurant & Bar

Taj Palace Indian Restaurant & Bar

Highland

$20 $12

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Owners who trained to cook and host in New Dehli bring diners Northern Indian recipes, such as tandoor-roasted lamb and Indian rice pudding

$11 for $20 Worth of Persian Dinner Cuisine at Alborz Persian Cuisine

Alborz Persian Cuisine

North Shoal Creek

$20 $11

Kitchen staff crafts traditional platefuls of meaty kebabs, house stews, and vegetarian dishes

$25 for $40 Worth of Japanese Food and Sushi for Dinner at Midori Sushi

Midori Sushi

Northwest Austin

$40 $25

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Mint-hued walls and wood accents set the mood for hand-wrapped rolls, fresh-cut sashimi, chicken teriyaki, and stir-fried noodles

Gourmet Popcorn at Cornucopia Popcorn Creations (Up to 53% Off)

Cornucopia Popcorn Creations

Hancock

$15 $7

Bags, tins, and samples of popcorn in flavors such as cinnamon toast, birthday cake, and texas chili at new Red River Street location

Cajun Pizza for Takeout or Dining In at Cajun Pizza Place (Up to 50% Off)

Cajun Pizza Place

Cajun Pizza Place

$20 $10

Thin-crust pizzas customized with a range of toppings, paired with Cajun favorites such as spicy Louisiana sausages and muffulettas

Thai Food at Thai Passion (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Thai Passion

Multiple Locations

$20 $11

Artfully crafted, traditional Thai cuisine served in a dining room bedecked with the chef-owner’s original carved artwork

$10 for $20 Worth of Indian Food at Royal India

Royal India

Multiple Locations

$20 $10

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A tandoor oven roasts chicken and ground lamb; eight types of curry season meats; vegetarian options feature housemade cheese

$10 for $20 Worth of Traditional and Austin-Inspired Sushi at Roll On Sushi Diner

Roll On Sushi Diner

Brentwood/Allendale/Burnet Rd

$20 $10

A variety of flavor-studded sushi bites, including traditional and Austin-inspired maki rolls; new booths and tables for larger parties

Contemporary American Cuisine for Lunch or Dinner at Eleven Plates (Up to 45% Off)

Eleven Plates

Davenport Village

$20 $12

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Large plates such as diver scallops with grilled corn and chorizo or cold-smoked pork steak join small plates such as wild boar wings

Fondue Meal with Salads and Entrees for Two or Four at The Melting Pot (Up to 49% Off)

The Melting Pot

Northwest Austin

$60.55 $32

Couples dip entrees, such as filet mignon and ravioli, into smoldering fondue pots and signature dipping sauces

$11 for $20 Worth of Indian Cuisine at Bombay Grill Indian Restaurant

Bombay Grill Indian Restaurant

Austin

$20 $11

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Northern Indian specialties, including tandoori meats and seafood, curries, and biryani

Frozen Yogurt at Fresh Cup Frozen Yogurt (Up to 50% Off)

Fresh Cup Frozen Yogurt

Five Oaks Park North

$10 $5

Machines pump out rotating flavors of low-fat and nonfat yogurt; top off your creation with fruit, nuts, candies, and baked goods

American Cuisine at Zack's American Bistro (Up to 47% Off). Two Options Available.

Zack's American Bistro

Steiner Ranch

$20 $11

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Upscale American food like crab cakes, Cajun-seasoned burgers with blue cheese, shrimp fra diavolo, and white pizza, made from scratch daily

Vietnamese and Thai Cuisine at Mekong River Restaurant (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Mekong River Restaurant

Downtown

$20 $12

Vietnamese and Thai specialties abound, including pho, noodle soup, vermicelli bowls, and banh mi stuffed with shrimp, pork, or tofu

Thai and Southeast Asian Food at Satay Restaurant (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Satay Restaurant

North Shoal Creek

$30 $18

MSG-free Thai and Asian dishes such as pad thai, satay, and duck curry from the kitchen of a chef who sells her sauces nationwide

$6 for $12 Worth of Mexican Food or Enchiladas for 2 at Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off)

Jalisco's Restaurant & Bar

Sweetbriar

$12 $6

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Orange-tinged walls and live music evoke a pastoral cantina as diners feast on dishes such as beef enchiladas, chicken mole, and carne asada

$12 for $24 Worth of Mexican Cuisine from Hot Box Diner

The Hot Box Diner

Austin

$8 $4

The permanently-stationed food truck's team serves up tacos with a side of fried plantains, custom rice bowls, and other Mexican classics

Fro-Yo with One Chocolate Square or Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Fro-Yo at Froyoyo (Up to 45% Off)

Froyoyo

West Lake Hills

$12.50 $7

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Create your own self-serve frozen yogurt, with an optional pairing of a tasting square of the shop's bean-to-bar artisan chocolate

One-Dozen Cupcakes or $11 for $20 Toward Dessert Treats at Sweet (Up to 51% Off)

Sweet

Lakeway/Austin Area

$20 $11

Cupcakes, cake pops, and cookies made with flavors such as red velvet and italian cream from a boutique bakery

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Indian Buffet and Drinks at Indian Palace ($20 Value)

Indian Palace

Northwest Hills - Far West

$10 $5

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Fresh dinner and lunch buffets lead culinary journeys through northern India with dishes tossed in rich curry or smoked in a tandoor oven

$10 for $20 Worth of Wings and Pub Food at RC Fowlers

RC Fowlers

Northwest Austin

$20 $10

Family-friendly sports bar features wings with more than 25 sauces such at atomic buffalo, as well as burgers, pizzas, and salads

$13 for $20 Worth of Thai Food at Thai Cuisine

Thai Cuisine

Silver Creek Center

$20 $13

Spring rolls, sesame beef, hot basil fried rice, and pad see ewe adorn colorful tables inside an eatery with free Wi-Fi

Southwestern Cuisine at Chisos Grill (Up to 50% Off)

Chisos Grill

Hill Country Galleria

$20 $11

Southwest-inspired cuisine includes steaks, burgers, fresh seafood, and a menu 80% naturally gluten free

Deli Sandwiches, Sides, and Drinks at G's Dynamite Deli (50% Off). Two Options Available.

G’s Dynamite Deli

Bouldin

$30 $15

Made using only the freshest ingredients deli sandwiches made on a panini press or with soft bread are served with your choice of side

Southern Cuisine at New Awlins Cafe (45% Off). Two Options Available.

New Awlins Cafe

High Vista

$20 $11

Authentic Cajun food & Southern pies, including savory ones stuffed with crawfish or crab meat and dessert options with pecans or fruit

One or Two Dozen Fried Pies at Bob and Deb's Fried Pies (Up to 50% Off)

Bob and Deb's Fried Pies

North Austin

$48 $26

Family run shop bakes fried pies stuffed with fillings such as apricot, chocolate macadamia, and crab cake

Wine-Education Class with Snack Pairings and Wineglasses for Two or Four at House Wine (Up to 51% Off)

House Wine

Zilker

$45 $26

Wine-education class bolsters vino fluency and includes snack pairings, reusable wine bags, and travel-ready stemless wineglasses

One or Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Pizzeria Food at Salvation Pizza (50% Off)

Salvation Pizza

West University

$10 $5

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Chefs churn out New Haven pizzas topped with unique ingredients, such as asparagus, shrimp, and feta cheese

Cafe Meal for Two with Drinks, Cheese, and Dessert, or Espresso and Café Cuisine at Lavazza Espression (50% Off)

Lavazza Espression

Downtown

$5 $2.50

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Espresso, gelato, ciabatta-bread sandwiches, & torta salata served alongside dessert coffee innovations; meals of cheese, desserts, & coffee

Barbecue for Two or Four at Bone Daddy's (Up to 45% Off)

Bone Daddy's

Northwest Austin

$20 $12

Barbecue joint offers food such as smoked chicken wings, beer can chicken, spare ribs, chicken fried steak, and hickory smoked meats

Café Meal for Two or $5 for $8 Worth of Coffee and Café Food with Expiration Protection at It's a Grind Coffee House

It's a Grind Coffee House

Northwest Austin

$8 $5

Baristas handcraft espresso-based beverages, healthy smoothies, and a range of loose leaf teas

Southern Comfort Food at TenOak (Up to 47% Off). Three Options Available.

TenOak

Downtown

$20 $11

Crispy chicken and waffles, pulled-pork sliders, and small-batch bourbon served amid polished wood tables and sturdy metal chandeliers

$7 for $12 Worth of Mexican Food at Juan in a Million

Juan in a Million

Austin

$12 $7

Owner Juan greets customers with a smile as they order huge breakfast tacos, sizzling fajitas & migas before eating on covered outdoor patio

Mongolian Cuisine and Sushi at Kublai Khan (Up to 43% Off). Two Options Available.

Kublai Khan

Parmer Center

$20 $12

Restaurant revives ancient traditions with stir-fry creations cooked atop a mongolian grill, along with roti and noodles

Ethiopian Food at Habesha Restaurant & Bar (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Habesha Restaurant & Bar

Windsor Park

$30 $16

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Traditional Ethiopian vegetarian and meat dishes served with injera, a type of flatbread used to scoop up bites of food

Pizza, Wings, and Salads at Pizza Fresh Italian Eatery (45% Off). Two Options Available.

Pizza Fresh Italian Eatery

Austin

$10 $5.50

Cooks assemble ready-made pizzas and slices, as well as take-and-bake pies to prepare at home

Mexican Cuisine for Two or Four at El Sol y La Luna Restaurant (45% Off)

El Sol y La Luna Restaurant

Downtown

$20 $11

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Iconic Mexican restaurant serves traditional and modern takes on the classics; occasional live entertainment

Up to 28% Off Milk Shake — Smoothie King Austin; Valid Sunday, Saturday 10 AM - 9 PM

Smoothie King Austin

West University

$7 $5

Since 1989, smoothie savants have filled cups with freshly blended fruit concoctions, such as Organic Apple Acai & Blackberry Dream

One or Two Flavored Hookahs with Snacks and Drinks at Ontario Hookah Lounge (Up to Half Off)

Ontario Hookah Lounge

Riverside

$25 $15

Guests sip sodas and munch on snacks as they puff water-cooled clouds of flavored tobacco smoke

Sandwiches and Salads at Blimpie (Up to 50% Off)

Blimpie

Austin

$10 $5

National sub shop fills bellies with sandwiches and wraps that feature freshly sliced meats and quality toppings

$11 for $20 Worth of Asian Buffet Fare at Buffet Palace in Austin

Buffet Palace

Westgate

$20 $11

Voted best buffet 12 times and has 90 items, including 30-plus hot entrees, 15-plus sushi rolls, and a charbroiler station

Brazilian Food and Drinks for Two or Four at Rio's Brazilian Café (Up to 50% Off)

Rio's Brazilian Cafe

Govalle

$20 $11

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Vibrant eatery that's been featured on the Cooking Channel serves Brazilian cheese bread, stews, and vegetarian or gluten-free dishes

$9.99 for Three Groupons, Each Good for $6 Worth of Mini Donuts at Little Lucy's ($18 Total Value)

Little Lucy's

Rainey Street

$6 $3.33

Food-truck patrons can nosh on mini donuts dusted in cinnamon sugar

Japanese Cuisine and Sushi at Oishi Japanese Fusion (40% Off). Two Options Available.

Oishi Japanese Fusion

Dobie Mall, 1st Floor

$20 $12

Sushi rolls with prawn, spicy crab, mango sauce, and shrimp tempura alongside dishes of spicy chicken and teriyaki beef

Sushi and Pan-Asian Fare or Date Night Dinner for Two at Imperia (47% Off)

Imperia

Warehouse District

$30 $16

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Acclaimed sushi chef rolls creative seafood in colorful combinations and assembles Pan-Asian dim sum inside an upscale restaurant

Persian Dinner for Two, or Two Groupons, Each Good for $15 Worth of Persian Cuisine at Shandeez Grill Restaurant

Shandeez Grill Restaurant

Northwest Austin

$47.25 $24

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Saffron-infused kebabs and stews accompany hookahs and live music

$10 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $10 Worth of Thai Cuisine at Thai House ($20 Total Value) 

Thai House

North Burnet

$10 $5

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Popular dishes such as red curry and pad thai join unique house specialties such as whole fried fish and mussels in pancake batter

Growler with 50-Ounce Kava Fill or $20 Worth of Cafe Fare at SquareRüt Kava Bar (Up to 48% Off)

SquareRüt Kava Bar

Multiple Locations

$20 $12

(63)

Fill a growler with Kava, a South Pacific root drink with anit-anxiety properties; tea and cafe fare also available

Full-Day Winery Bus Tour for One, Two, or Four with Meal from Texas Winos (Up to 62% Off)

Texas Winos

Downtown

$106 $44

Take a luxury chartered bus on a themed tour to three or more Hill Country vineyards, stopping for brunch, Italian food, or barbecue

$6 for $10 Worth of Deli Food — The Market on Collier

The Market On Collier

Austin

$10 $6

Roast beef, turkey, or avocado sandwich on wheat with mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato, and bottled water and chips

Barbecue for Dine-In or Take-Out at BBQ 512 (35% Off)

BBQ 512

Northwest Austin

$20 $13

Recently redone barbecue joint features plates and sandwiches packed with brisket and pork ribs along with sides of potato salad

Asian-Polynesian Fusion Food at Rockadive Austin (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Rockadive Austin

Native South Food Park (Next to Moontower Saloon)

$20 $10

Food truck blends Asian, Polynesian, Filipino, and Latin flavors into dishes such sweet pulled pork, fish tacos, Spam sandwiches, and lumpia

Eclectic, Locally-Sourced Cuisine at Crave

Crave

Austin

$30 $15

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Diverse menus offer diners a plethora of dining options, from tacos to sushi and weekend brunch; 20+ gluten-free options available

Italian Fare or Large Takeout Specialty Pizza at Roppolo's Pizza (Up to 52% Off)

Roppolo's Pizza

Downtown

$20 $11

(153)

In honor of his Sicilian mother, Marc Hill serves up pastas & 6-pound, 22-inch pizzas at eatery with second-story Mediterranean patio.

$12 for Two Groupons, Each Good for $12 Worth of Thai Cuisine at Trai Mai Thai ($24 Total Value)

Trai Mai Thai

Austin

$12 $6

Food trailer slings crab rangoon, pad thai, curries, and other Thai-style cuisine that “reeks of authenticity” according to Austin Monthly

$15 for $28 Worth of Tacos, Wraps, and More at Mighty Bird

Mighty Bird

Multiple Locations

$28 $15

Menu of chicken dishes, including whole rotisserie chickens, street-style chicken tacos made with fresh tortillas and sauces, and wraps

Mexican Food at Dos Batos for Two or Four (44% Off)

Dos Batos

Allandale

$18 $10

Nosh on Northern Mexican dishes featuring mesquite grilled Angus beef, chicken, or veggies, along with homemade tortillas and salsa

Mexican Food for Lunch or Dinner at Los Reyes Mexican Grill (Up to 47% Off)

Los Reyes Mexican Gril - Anderson Mill

Northwest Austin

$15 $8

Traditional mexican cuisine melds with American and Tex-Mex specialties in such dishes as ranchero pork chops and jalapeño cheeseburgers

Italian Dinner at La Gondola (Up to 35% Off). Two Options Available.

La Gondola

Mansfield

$40 $26

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Chefs grill juicy filet mignon and toss steamed clams, mussels, and calamari in Italian herbs and linguine

$8 for $15 Worth of Deli Food at Uncle Bo's Hamburgers & Deli

Uncle Bo's Hamburgers & Deli

Mansfield

$15 $8

Hoagies, wraps, and croissants layered with neatly sliced meats, slathered with house sauces, and served with chips and pickles

One or Two Dozen Cupcakes at Alli B's Sweets & Treats (Up to 50% Off)

Alli B's Sweets and Treats

Multiple Locations

$30 $15

Frosting-topped, freshly baked cupcakes in flavors such as strawberry, hot fudge, salted caramel, and peanut-butter cup

French Dinner for Parties of Two on Wednesday–Thursday or Friday–Saturday at Éclair Bistro (Up to 47% Off)

Eclair Bistro

Cedar Hill

$30 $16

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A mother-and-son team crafts French classics such as escargot with herb butter, fondue, and pan-seared duck breast inside a quaint eatery

Two or Four Pulled-Pork Sandwiches at Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (Up to 52% Off)

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

Multiple Locations

$10.50 $5

Slow-smoked pork fills hearty sandwiches at family-owned eatery that concludes each meal with complimentary ice cream

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With more than 90 buffet dishes including 30–35 hot entrees and more than 10 varieties of sushi, it’s no surprise that Buffet Palace's Austin location has been voted best buffet 12 times by Austin Chronicle readers. The similarly well-stocked Killeen location looks like a grounded spaceship from the outside, complete with a cylindrical metal cage, a Saturn-style ring, and two alien-like statues.

At each location, a modern 350-seat dining room vaunts sleek countertops and high ceilings as well as a buffet so long visiting Lilliputians regularly land planes on it. Items range from Korean-style salads and Japanese sushi to more than 30 primarily Chinese hot dishes such as sesame chicken and pan-fried dumplings.

In addition to these made-from-scratch items, a chef cooks Asian pancakes and dumplings. Before departure, diners can also stock a plate full of the buffet’s housemade desserts, which include cakes, cookies, and fruit so fresh it often gets smacked by older, wiser side dishes.

800 W Central Texas Expy
Killeen,
TX
US

As visitors walk toward Petty's BBQ's storefront, they're surrounded in the aromas of slow-cooking meats and classic southern-style barbecue. At the origin of these scents stands the restaurant's grill master, who wields a pair of tongues and watchfully controls the outdoor smoker’s flame using only his mind. The experienced cook works culinary magic on beef, pork, and chicken, bathing the meat in custom blends of sauces.

Inside the eatery's casual dining space, servers load the slow-smoked meats onto plates or follow architectural blueprints to construct them into sandwiches. They also serve up classic sides such as corn bread and green beans.

1104 Kathey Dr
Killeen,
TX
US

When Travis Dickey opened the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Dallas in 1941, he kept his menu small and simple, only cooking up beef brisket, pit hams, and barbecue beans, which he sold alongside potato chips, beer, bottled milk, and sodas. Dickey smoked all of his meat in-house, a practice that put his eatery on the map and one that his sons, Roland and T.D. Dickey, still rely on today.

The menu has expanded since Travis?s time behind the grill, offering plates and sandwiches that brim with nine kinds of barbecued meats, including spicy cheddar sausages, pork ribs, polish sausage, and Texas-style beef brisket that?s chopped to order. Several types of baked potatoes are piled high with meats and cheeses, which diners can wash down with a gallon of tea or Dickey's signature 32-ounce big yellow cup of soda. Staying true to the same spirit of hospitality, cooks always include a buttery roll; a homestyle side such as jalape?o beans and fried okra; dill pickles; and free ice cream with every meat plate.

11824 FM 2305
Belton,
TX
US

A historic marker may be all that's left of the original Alexander's Distillery, which washed away in a flood in 1865, but that's not to say that the current reincarnation doesn't aim to recreate its predecessor's ambiance. Amid traditional decor elements such as dark, rich woods and scrolled silver platters, guests dine on elegant dishes from a seasonally rotating menu. Entrees have included everything from coq au vin to Black Angus tenderloin filet, which pair perfectly with desserts such as crème brûlée. Alexander's also offers prix-fixe chef's choice menus that include an appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert for each guest, with optional wine pairings available for those who know the proper way to pull out a wine cork using their teeth.

602 Center Cir
Salado,
TX
US

Since it first flung open its double doors in 1900, The Beltonian's patchwork brick façade has housed a church, an antique store, and a billiard hall. But its theatrical pedigree proved too strong, and today, the venue has transformed back into a performance space. The Beltonian aims to bring top-notch comedy to the community by booking nationally touring rib-ticklers three nights a week. A menu keeps appetites and thirst at bay while showgoers lean back in plush seats, which are arranged stadium-style to facilitate easy viewing of every clever quip.

219 E Central Ave
Belton,
TX
US

Situated on the shores of placid Belton Lake, Dead Fish Grill stands tall over the water, encouraging diners to enjoy the beautiful view from either the covered outdoor patio or from inside, where large windows span from floor to ceiling. Here, the chefs send out plates of peel-and-eat shrimp, their specialty creole-whiskey steak, and fried oysters piled into baskets with hush puppies and cole slaw during dinner. Frequent live music enlivens the space on Friday and Saturday nights, and shows are always free.

2207 Lake Rd
Belton,
TX
US