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HOT LINKS to All Restaurants that are OPEN. See below for menus, photos, phone numbers, address.


Canyon Lake restaurants are still at 50% of dining space. HOWEVER, in this time of rapid change, I have added Facebook links to all restaurant pages so that you can check for updated hours direct from the food venue. We have lost four restaurants in the past couple of months.


Most restaurants are first-come first serve or takeout!

Last update June 24th, 2020


The Top 10: Worth the Drive!

◉! Italian Garden Cafe - Dining Room Open - Beautiful decor, low carb options, moderate prices - best value at the Lake!    Hancock

◉! Genaro's Trattoria - Dining Room Open - authentic recipes, busy, call ahead, Startzville, upscale offerings, service, and prices. Now in New Braunfels

◉! Granny D's - Dining Room Open - Breakfast, variety, sit-down, always busy, near the Dam. Get your fried homestyle favorites!

◉! Richter's Antler Cafe - Dining Room Open Hill Country favorites, sit down, great menu, frog legs, Hwy 46 Bulverde.

◉! Silver Sage Grill - Dining Room Open - Fine dining,  affordable, great service, great seafood.

◉! Lucky's Sports Bar - Dining Room Open - Cajun flavor, hill country, variety, Hancock. Many TV's on the walls - great spot for the game.

◉! Las Barcas Tex-Mex Grill - Has drive-through, Opening dining room in June... Big menu, authentic tastes, west of Startzville. Good value, service, eclectic.

◉! The Branch Neighborhood Grill - Dining Room Open. Texas Comfort Food on Highway 46.

◉! D'Vine Home Cookin' - Lunch, small, family style, Potters Creek Road. One of my favorites! Open Tuesday-Friday. STILL CLOSED TEMPORARILY as of May 22.

◉! Wildflour Bakery & Grill - Dining Room Open + outdoor seating. Breakfast and lunch, evenings  Fri & Sat., closed Mondays. Great sit-down food in Sattler, near River Road.

BBQ, Mexican, Plus:

! Real Pit Barbeque - Best BBQ, drive up, family run, Sattler.

Bare Bull BBQ - Drive-up only, Will open Dining Room when allowed 100%. Barbeque Restaurant, Startzville. Brisket, ribs, sausage, jalapeno sausage, and chicken.

! Startz Cafe - Hill Country flavors, BBQ, old-timey atmosphere, Startzville.

! Mima's Tacos - Drive up only - Great breakfast tacos and quality lunch offerings. Sister to Wimberley shop!

! Plooky's Cajun Boiling Pot - Dining Room Open - Beer, food on table, full service

! Baja BBQ Shack - Dining Room Open @ Canyon Lake Marina, great view. Eclectic menu,

! El Jalisco 100% Mexican- New Mexican restaurant, Jalisco style, open every day. On Hwy 46 in Bulverde/Spring Branch

! Cafe Guadalajara- Dining Room open - Jalisco-style Mexican, next to Holiday Inn resort on FM 306 Hancock.  Old-school with classic food and conjunto music in the background.

Red's Chicken and Wings - Drive up only restaurant in Startzville on FM 273, past the DQ, to the left.

Bow Hunters Jerky and BBQ - Dining Room open - in Hancock Plaza.

Comal Cafe - Mexican food, small dining, full service, drive through, family run, Startzville

La Pasadita Cocina Mexicana - Dining Room Open - Small authentic Mexican dining in Hancock.

Rockin' Road Runner - Dining Room open, but limited; Drive up of course! A nice, remote location. Vietnamese and American cusine. FM 2673 West.

Sergios Tacos -  Now at corner of River Road and FM 2673 in Sattler in the purple building next to the Change 5 Oil Change shop. Open early mornings with authentic breakast and lunch tacos.


Pizza:

Big Country Pizza - Eat in dining room, Pizza, sandwiches

Wicked Good Pizza  New Pizza place, three locations: Sattler, Startzville, and FM 306 on the Northside!

Maroni's Pizza Kitchen - Closed

Villanova Pizza - Open as drive-up in Hancock left of Exxon Gas station.


Burgers, Sandwiches, Breakfast Tacos, Food Trucks and Vans:

Big Poppy's BBQ - Often @ 306 and Tube Haus. Outdoor seating, takeaway. Moves around some...

Canyon City Grill - Drive up, burgers, sandwiches @ 306 and South Access Road

Canyon Lake Cafe @Brookshire Brothers in Hancock. Hot food all day, local draft beer, special events, fried chicken, sushi.   *** Free WiFi!!

Dreamland Food Truck - FM 306/South Access Road. Not sure what is going on... Facebook says he is moving back to Sacramento? Check Facebook link on his page to see if there are any updates.

Front Porch Grill - Burgers, sandwiches, drive up, Sattler

Horsehoe Grill - Tacos and Burgers driveup - now open til evening!

Comal County Tacos - On Hwy 46, tacos, easy in, easy out

Laredo Tacos - Drive up, takeaway. Tacos, Fajitas, Burgers on FM 306 northside @Stripes at Rebecca Creek Elementary

Dairy Queen - Dining Room open, Burgers and Ice Cream, dining in, Startzville  

McDonald's - Startzville, eat in, drive through, Startzville  

Subway - 3 locations - Sandwiches of all kinds, Hancock, Startzville, and Walmart at Hwy 46 & 281.

Sonic Drive In - Open in Hancock - across from Brookshire Brothers in Hancock.

Tommy's Zmokes BBQ - Closed

Coffee, Deserts, More:

Mrs. Bush's Pie Shop - Pies, cookies, sandwiches. drive up.

Lily's Java Pad Coffee Shop - Drive up, walk-in, but dining closed for now...Coffee shop, Deserts, Sandwiches in Hancock.

Sweeties - 3 locations - Pastries, Kolaches, Breakfast tacos

Stahlman's Farmers Market - Farm fresh veggies and beef, home-made sandwiches, BBQ, gifts and more

KafeKali - New coffee shop, Drive thru, breakfast sandwiches, pastries, Notary.  On FM 2673, 1.5 mi west of River Road.  *** Free WiFi!!

Treat Coffee - Coffee Truck in downtown Startzville, open 6:30am, fresh brewed coffee from fresh roasted beans, plus breakfast 'treats.'


Bar & Grill:

19th Hole Bar & Grill - at Lakeside Golf Club, limited hours.

Dam Red Barn - Bar & Grill & pool hall, south access road below Canyon dam

Devil's Backbone Tavern - Old Time Tavern, FM32

Goofy's - Bar & Grill, daily lunch specials, biker friendly  FM 306 East Lake

River Rose Tavern - on the Horseshoe, was Daisys. FM 306 & 2673 - Live Music venue on the weekends.

Midnight Express - Dining Room open - Bar & Grill, pool hall, darts, food, FM 306 East

The Hideout - CLOSED

Shantiki Salsa Kitchen - Open air bar & grill with delivery available at corner of FM 306 & 2673 on the Horsehoe.