I've eaten at plenty of places throughout the years, and I'm excited to share my top picks with you. From classic southern cuisine to international eats, Bastrop has something for everyone.

So if you're looking for a good bite to eat in this charming town, look no further! I've reviewed eight different restaurants that are sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Let's dig in!


Stem & Stone Craft Beer, Wine & Eats

Stem & Stone Craft Beer, Wine & Eats
🗺️ 1507 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-549-3228
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10 AM–2 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–2:30 PM
Tuesday: 5–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–2:30 PM
Wednesday: 5–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–2:30 PM
Thursday: 5–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–9 PM

Let me tell you, this place is a hidden gem! The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, perfect for a night out with friends or a romantic date. The selection of craft beer and wine is impressive, and the food is nothing short of spectacular. I highly recommend trying their charcuterie board, which was an explosion of flavors in my mouth. And if you're feeling adventurous, go for their duck confit tacos - they are to die for! Overall, Stem & Stone Craft Beer, Wine & Eats exceeded my expectations and I will definitely be returning soon.

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Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard

Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard
🗺️ 601 Chestnut St Building C, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-988-7036
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–9 PM
Monday: 11 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–11 PM

Let me just say, this place is the bomb. The atmosphere is cozy and welcoming, with a charming outdoor patio that's perfect for enjoying a cold beverage or two. As for the food, well, let's just say my taste buds were doing a happy dance. The menu offers a wide range of options, from classic burgers to more adventurous dishes like their famous jalapeño poppers stuffed with goat cheese. I highly recommend trying one of their craft cocktails - they're pretty spectacular. Overall, Neighbor's Kitchen & Yard is definitely worth checking out if you're in the area.

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Piney Creek Chop House

Piney Creek Chop House
🗺️ 703 Chestnut St, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-321-2135
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 5–10 PM
Tuesday: 5–10 PM
Wednesday: 5–10 PM
Thursday: 5–10 PM
Friday: 5–10 PM
Saturday: 5–10 PM

First off, the ambiance of the restaurant was magnificent. The lighting was perfect, and the decor was nothing short of exquisite.

The menu had a great selection of dishes that made my taste buds dance with joy. I ordered the ribeye steak cooked medium-rare and it was divine, juicy and tender with just the right amount of seasoning.

The side dishes were also something special - from the creamy mashed potatoes to the crispy onion rings, everything was cooked to perfection.

I must say that Piney Creek Chop House is definitely one of my favourite places to dine in Bastrop. If you're looking for a splendid dining experience with amazing food and an elegant atmosphere, this is the place to be!

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Roadhouse Bastrop

Roadhouse Bastrop
🗺️ 2804 TX-21, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-321-1803
🌐 Website
Sunday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Monday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Friday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM–9 PM

This restaurant is a real treat for meat lovers like myself. The menu offers a variety of dishes, but I went straight for the braised beef short ribs which were cooked to perfection and melted in my mouth like butter. The savory sides included grilled asparagus and creamy mashed potatoes.

The atmosphere was cozy, with dim lighting and a warm fireplace roaring in the corner. The staff was friendly and attentive without being intrusive, which made me feel right at home.

Overall, Roadhouse Bastrop is definitely worth a visit if you're in Bastrop looking for some delicious food. Just be sure to come hungry because the portions are generous!

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El Corral Lozano

El Corral Lozano
🗺️ 902 College St, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-308-9276
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 7 AM–3 PM
Tuesday: 7 AM–3 PM
Wednesday: 7 AM–3 PM
Thursday: 7 AM–3 PM
Friday: 7 AM–3 PM
Saturday: 7 AM–3 PM

Walking in, I was greeted with a warm smile and impeccable service. The menu had a plethora of options to choose from, but I was in the mood for tacos. Let me tell you, these were not your average tacos - they were bursting with flavor and the tortillas were flawlessly cooked.

To top it off, the salsa was out of this world! It had just the right amount of spice to make my taste buds dance. Overall, El Corral Lozano is a gem in Bastrop's food scene and I highly recommend giving them a try.

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602 Brewing Company

602 Brewing Company
🗺️ 919 Main St, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-321-3577
🌐 Website
Sunday: 1–8 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
Friday: 11 AM–11 PM
Saturday: 11 AM–11 PM

As soon as I stepped in, the aroma of fresh hops and barley hit my nose, making me feel like a kid in a candy store. The ambience was laid-back and cozy with dim lighting, perfect for unwinding after a long day.

I tried their signature brews and was blown away by how each one had its own unique flavor profile. The bartenders were friendly and knowledgeable, happy to explain the brewing process and recommend their favorites.

If you're not a beer fan, don't worry! They also have an impressive selection of ciders that are just as delicious.

Overall, 602 Brewing Company is a fantastic spot to grab a cold one (or two) with friends or even on your own. It's definitely hoppy hour approved!

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LAB C FOOD KITCHEN

LAB C FOOD KITCHEN
🗺️ 107 Childers Dr. Suite 100, Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-412-6071
🌐 Website
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Friday: 10:30 AM–9 PM
Saturday: 10:30 AM–9 PM

Upon entering, the ambiance was inviting and cozy with a touch of modern flair. The menu itself was innovative with plenty of options for all palates. I decided to try their famous "Bastrop Burger" and boy was it a treat! The patty was juicy, toppings were fresh, and the bun was toasty.

To quench my thirst, I ordered their homemade lemonade which had just the right amount of sweetness, leaving me feeling refreshed. The staff were attentive and friendly, making my experience even more enjoyable.

Overall, LAB C FOOD KITCHEN is a great spot in Bastrop for some tasty eats with an innovative twist. Definitely worth checking out!

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El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant

El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant
🗺️ 201 Childers Dr., Bastrop, TX 78602
☎️ 512-321-1800
🌐 Website
Sunday: 8 AM–8 PM
Monday: 8 AM–9 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM–9 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM–9 PM
Thursday: 8 AM–9 PM
Friday: 8 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 8 AM–10 PM

Let me tell you, their enchiladas were the real deal! The flavors were magnificent and had a perfect balance of spice and tanginess. The guacamole was also spot-on, with creamy avocado goodness in every scoop. I couldn't resist ordering some churros for dessert and they did not disappoint. The warm, crispy exterior paired with the sweet cinnamon sugar made for a heavenly treat. Overall, El Nuevo Mexico Restaurant is a must-visit spot for anyone looking for authentic Mexican cuisine in Bastrop.

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Susan Wright

Susan has a passion for helping small, locally-owned restaurants and businesses to tell their stories and showcase their unique offerings to the public. With a loyalty to her hometown of Austin, TX, Susan is committed to making sure these establishments get the recognition they deserve. Outside of work, Susan enjoys exploring Austin's food and music scene with friends, hiking in the nearby hill country, spending time in nature, and savoring every bite of barbeque she can find.