10 Unsuspecting Restaurants In Texas With Exceptional Eats
We did an article similar to this one a while back, but there are just too many hole-in-the-wall, unsuspecting restaurants in Texas to resist hitting the topic again. Here are 10 more restaurants in our state that will blow your mind despite not looking like much on the outside.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you been to any of these places? What are your favorite hidden gem restaurants in Texas? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
Address: 1116 S County Rd 2270, Riviera, TX 78379, USA
Address: 1510 W University Dr, McKinney, TX 75069, USA
Address: 16634 TX-36, Needville, TX 77461, USA
Address: 1905 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861, USA
Address: 202 3rd St NW, Paris, TX 75460, USA
Address: 607 S Main St, Seminole, TX 79360, USA
Address: 115 E Franklin St, Waxahachie, TX 75165, USA
Address: 304 Sampson St, Houston, TX 77003, USA
Address: 3669 TX-36, Comanche, TX 76442, USA
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February 01, 2020
What are the best rural restaurants in Texas?
There are so many exceptional rural restaurants in Texas that are worth going out of your way for. Reno Red’s Frontier Cooking, located in Roanoke, is no exception. This down-home eatery serves some of the best ribs you’ve ever had in your life. They’re also known for serving unusual cuts of meat like buffalo and elk. If you’ve never tried it, you definitely should! Reno Red’s knows how to smoke some delicious meat. Save room for dessert, because they also make exquisite cobbler.
What are the best hidden gem restaurants in Texas?
Grand Central Cafe in Kingsland is one of the most charming hidden gem restaurants in Texas. From the moment you step inside this bright and cheerful eatery, you’ll feel your mood elevate. Everything on the menu is absolutely delicious, so you can never go wrong. Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes, located in Decatur, is one of the most delicious little-known restaurants in Texas. Don’t pass this place by! They’re known for their juicy steaks and buttery rolls. If you loved this, you should also visit Beef House in Garland. This no-frills diner is open 24 hours a day, so you’ll never have to go without their magnificent bacon and eggs.
What kind of food is Texas known for?
Texas is known for its scrumptious smoked barbecue and down-home charm. Of course, every southern region has a different BBQ specialty. St. Louis is famous for their ribs and Alabama has their classic white sauce. In Texas, it’s all about the brisket. The best pit masters smoke their meats for hours with salt and pepper. The end result is absolutely heavenly. Texas is also known for creating amazing Tex Mex. If you come to Austin, you’ll definitely want to start your day off with a heaping plate of migas. This breakfast dish is to-die-for.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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