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Top Texas Hill Country Restaurants with Gorgeous Views & Delicious Food

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When dining out in the Texas Hill Country, the appeal of the food and the quality of service tend to be deal makers or breakers in terms of choice. However, what if your meal came with a view? A stunning view in the Texas Hill Country can be a deciding factor for many. It’s perfect you wish to not only enjoy a nice meal out but also make an experience of it. These three restaurants not only have great food but wonderful Hill Country views that are more than worth the visit!

1. On The Rocks

Top Texas Hill Country Restaurants with Gorgeous Views & Delicious Food

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On the Rocks is a family-owned restaurant which combines a delicious menu with truly epic views. Not only that, but they have an amazing outdoor patio from which to enjoy it all. Great food, a refreshing cocktail, and an awe-inspiring view of Lake LBJ is a heck of a way to spend time in the Texas Hill Country. With a great selection of pasta, salads, seafood, steaks, and burgers, there are many excellent entrees to choose from, and an equally impressive appetizer and drink menu. You can’t go wrong with On the Rocks in Horseshoe Bay!

2. Ivar’s River Pub

Top Texas Hill Country Restaurants with Gorgeous Views & Delicious Food

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Ivar’s River Pub in San Marcos sits along the picturesque San Marcos River. Ivar Gunnarson, its late owner, purchased and opened the San Marcos River Pub and Grill in 1996. After 17 years of serving local families and vacationers alike, the pub closed in late 2012 for renovations. His family continues his legacy of hospitality and service with a smile. Ivar’s River Pub also serves up an amazing view! They feature Cajun-influenced cuisine coupled with wonderful Texas barbecue, smoked in-house daily.

3. The Oasis on Lake Travis

Top Texas Hill Country Restaurants with Gorgeous Views & Delicious Food

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Situated on Lake Travis, The Oasis lives up to its name, and then some! Featuring stunning views of the lake, not to mention brilliant Texas Hill Country sunsets, The Oasis offers delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. If you’re looking for an outdoor dining experience that’s second-to-none, check out this little sweet spot. It comes “…complete with terraced views that look westward over Lake Travis, making it very possible to catch a glimpse of that golden glory. Sitting on a 450-foot bluff above Lake Travis, at 30,000 square feet, it’s the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas.”