Love is in the air in the Highland Lakes as couples finalize their Valentine’s Day plans. With so many wonderful and idyllic restaurants in the area, it can be hard to pick the perfect match for you and your special someone.
Here are some of our favorite spots for a romantic outing:
4401 Cottonwood Drive in Cottonwood Shores, 830-637-7417
Enjoy high-quality ingredients while experiencing the restaurant’s one-of-a-kind views of lakes Marble Falls and LBJ. The menu includes steak, seafood, sandwiches, and burgers.
701 U.S. 281 in Marble Falls, 830-798-2661 or 830-798-2665
With authentic New York-style Italian fare, an intimate dining space, and attentive staff, Bella Sera fits the bill for Valentine’s Day or any romantic dinner. Top off your meals with delicious desserts, including cannoli and tiramisu.
24912 Travis Peak Trail in Marble Falls, 512-267-6310
Dine on Northern Italian delights in a rustic, Tuscan atmosphere. Pair a bottle of wine with delicious pasta and savor the moment with your loved one.
309 Main St., Suite #9, in Marble Falls, 830-637-7702
For lighter fare, open a bottle of wine and enjoy a charcuterie board at the Fiesta Winery tasting room in downtown Marble Falls. Guests may sit inside or outside at Old Oak Square.
909 Second St. in Marble Falls, 830-693-7171
This intimate location can cure your Thai cuisine cravings. Try the egg rolls, seafood, curry, or noodle dishes.
1010 King Court in Kingsland, 325-288-6022
For lovers who share a love of horror films, Hooper’s makes the final cut. Formerly Grand Central Cafe, the newly renamed and renovated restaurant pays homage to director Tope Hooper and his 1974 cult classic “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre.” The Victorian home-turned-eatery was the actual setting in the film. It has been restored beautifully and is a great date night spot, even for the more squeamish.
16942 RR 2341 in Burnet, 512-334-2070
Scenic views combined with beautiful sunsets and savory American favorites put The Overlook Restaurant on the date night bucket list.
700 First St. in Marble Falls, 830-798-9909
Opened in 2003, River City Grille continues to be a great destination for residents and travelers alike stopping for a bite next to beautiful Lake Marble Falls. Longtime couples will love its casual, comfortable atmosphere. Chow down on steaks, seafood, tacos, and dessert while watching the sun set over the lake.
106 Cove West in Horseshoe Bay, 877-611-0112
Enjoy a casual “culinary adventure” on Lake LBJ with imaginative starters and sides and main dishes of beef, chicken, and seafood. A daily happy hour is from 4-6 p.m.