Food is a necessity. We need it to survive and thrive throughout our lives. Besides the need for sustenance, we were also created to enjoy food. Our taste buds allow us to enjoy an assortment of flavors from sweet and sour to salty and bitter. Food is also at the center of where we celebrate some of our most momentous occasions with family and friends. Decades later we can smell a loaf of fresh baked bread or a roasted turkey and immediately recall years of life’s special moments. What’s more, food unites people across cultures, from the spices of turmeric and cardamom in India to the flavors of wasabi and togarashi in Japan. Food diversity is just one special aspect of Granbury, where you can travel the globe during your visit. Here are 9 favorite dining spots in Granbury, TX.
1. **Eighteen Ninety Grille and Lounge
Located downtown Granbury, Eighteen Ninety Grille combines local flavors and history to create a unique dining experience. Menu options vary from small plates and soup and salads to entrees and desserts. A must-try is the Texas Trilogy small plate which features chicken and quail wrapped in applewood smoked bacon with a bit of jalapeño. In addition to classics like Caesar salad and a 16 oz. rib eye steak, the menu also features creamy smoked cheddar shrimp and grits, and good ol’ fashioned Texas cheesecake.
2. Joe’s Pasta
Joe’s Pasta & Pizza is sure to please every palate with their extensive menu options. The only drawback will be trying to decide what to order, so you may have to visit twice. There are too many options to list here but chances are, if you want it, they’ll have it. Most notable is their New York brick oven pizza, seafood specialties, and house pastas. Carry-out is available.
3. Christina’s American Table Bistro
This American bistro and bar on Granbury’s historic square is perfect for an intimate lunch or dinner. Christina’s specializes in chef created entrees, handcrafted sandwiches, homemade soups, fresh salads and sweet treats.
4. Farina’s Winery & Cafe
Looking for a place to sip and enjoy fine wine? Farina’s is a great choice with their variety of reds, whites, sparkling and ports, available by the glass or the bottle. They also offer Italian fare for lunch and dinner along with an assortment of coffee options.
5. Miyako Japanese Steakhouse
Miyako’s features authentic Japanese cuisine in Granbury, such as Teriyaki Steak and Shrimp Tempura, a variety of flavorful stuffed rolls, and Hibachi salmon. You’ll enjoy delicious food and exceptional service for a truly unique and enjoyable dining experience.
6. Mi Familia Mexican Restaurant
If Mexican and margaritas are more your style, then you’ll love Mi Familia Mexican Restaurant. Their Old Mexico ambience, big screen TVs, and extensive menu create the perfect recipe for a fun night out for family and friends. Recommendations include their fresh guacamole made table-side, their popular Super Mexican Dinner, and their very popular El Supremo margarita, voted number one time and time again.
7. Ketzler’s German Restaurant on the Square
Let’s head to Germany for some authentic food and great music. Ketzler’s specializes in authentic German dishes, like Reibekuchen (potato pancakes) for starters, traditional Bratwurst, and Schnitzel plates. Top it all off with a refreshing German bier (beer).
8. Mamma Monica Pizza
Situated in its new Main Street location in Weatherford, TX (just 30 minutes from the Inn), Mamma Monica Pizza offers delicious Italian classics and pizza, as well as beer and wine. They offer casual dining, outdoor seating, and carry-out.
9. Restaurant Anise
For an upscale evening, reserve your table at Restaurant Anise in Granbury for a fine dining experience to remember. They’re ever-changing menu features unique and carefully prepared dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients that reflect cuisines throughout the world.
In addition to these 9 favorite dining spots in Granbury, TX, we’d be remiss not to mention our very own Inn on Lake Granbury. Our award-winning breakfast is the perfect way to start your day. You’ll savor the sweet and savory dishes, including guest favorites Upside Down Banana Walnut French Toast and Green Chile Cheese Grits. Each breakfast includes an egg dish, bacon or sausage, fresh fruit with yogurt, and unlimited coffee and juice. Better yet, each afternoon we’ll treat you to a delicious appetizer and glass of wine. Book today for a culinary trip around the world right here in beautiful and charming Granbury, TX.