Best-Known Restaurants in Texas State

Some popular restaurants in Texas by city, along with a brief description of their menu and website:

  1. Austin – Franklin Barbecue: Known for its mouth-watering smoked brisket, Franklin Barbecue has become a must-visit spot for BBQ lovers. They also serve other meats like pulled pork, ribs, and sausage. Website:
  2. Dallas – Pecan Lodge: Another popular BBQ spot, Pecan Lodge serves up delicious brisket, ribs, and sausage. They also have tasty sides like mac and cheese and collard greens. Website:
  3. Houston – The Breakfast Klub: This popular breakfast spot serves up southern-style comfort food, including chicken and waffles, shrimp and grits, and biscuits and gravy. Website:
  4. San Antonio – Mi Tierra Café y Panadería: This family-owned restaurant has been serving up authentic Tex-Mex since 1941. Their menu features classics like enchiladas, tacos, and tamales, and their bakery offers delicious pastries and sweets. Website:
  5. Fort Worth – Joe T. Garcia’s: This Tex-Mex restaurant has been a Fort Worth institution since 1935. They serve up classics like fajitas, enchiladas, and tacos in a beautiful outdoor setting. Website:
  6. El Paso – L&J Café: This restaurant has been serving authentic Mexican food since 1927. Their menu features classics like chiles rellenos, enchiladas, and tacos, and their margaritas are a must-try. Website:
  7. Corpus Christi – Black Diamond Oyster Bar: This seafood spot is known for its fresh oysters and shrimp. They also serve up delicious fish tacos and seafood platters. Website:
  8. Amarillo – The Big Texan Steak Ranch: This iconic restaurant is famous for its 72-ounce steak challenge. If you can eat the steak, salad, shrimp cocktail, and baked potato in under an hour, your meal is free! They also serve up other delicious steaks, burgers, and BBQs. Website:
  9. Lubbock – Evie Mae’s Pit Barbecue: This BBQ joint has been named one of the best in Texas. They serve up mouth-watering brisket, ribs, and sausage, as well as tasty sides like mac and cheese and pinto beans. Website:
  10. Waco – Magnolia Table: This restaurant is owned by Chip and Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” fame. They serve up delicious breakfast and lunch dishes, including pancakes, avocado toast, and burgers. Website: