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Oct 25, 2008 05:16 AM

Seguin / Gonzales County

A group of 5 of us will be travelling from the East Cost to central TX for work. We're staying in Seguin, but will spend most of our time in Gonzales County. We're looking for recommendations for places for lunches and dinners in these areas. We'll be pretty busy during the daytime, so speed may be necessary for lunches. Dinners can be more relaxed.

We're a diverse group as far as eating preferences go, so any/all recommendations will be entertained.

Thanks in advance for any ideas/suggestions.

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  1. I worked in Seguin for a number of years, but it's been a while since I've been there to eat. However, you are in for some treats! Just north of Gonzales, at I-10, is the city of Luling. Make a trip to the City Market right downtown for sausage and other BBQ. Could be the best sausage in the state (tied with Elgin). Just a few miles north of there is Lockhart - the hub of Central Texas BBQ. I'd suggest Smitty's or Chisholm Trial, But Kreuz's and Blacks are there also. All have good points.

    1. Although I love City Market in Luling, you can get superior barbeque at the Gonzales City Market. Also, there are great burgers and o-rings at the Cow Palace in Gonzales. Otherwise, I hate to say, there's not much to eat there, especially for dinner. You are probably better off having dinner in Seguin or, if possible, heading over to San Antonio.

      1. Thanks, mgwerks & Dallas Alice. We didn't get to take you up on either recommendation as we were just too busy during the day to venture too far afield.

        We did find a little place in Nixon, TX called The Taco Shack that was recommended to us by some locals we were working with. It's not much to look at from the outside, but inside is clean and friendly and their lunch special was good food & good value too.

        1. We just spent the weekend in Seguin and since we love Mexican food, had it for almost every meal. We tried four different places. Las Palmas was good, but Mi Casita at 301 North Austin St. was really special. They opened recently and just serve breakfast and lunch. The breakfast taco selection is muy excelente. Order several at once. I also had the menudo which was good too. And it's cheap.

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          1. re: Jason Field

            If I can give you a heads up...Most small resturants that have a Spanish sounding name...will have American Style-Texas Country breakfasts and lunches.

            The resturant may be called the "Taco Hut", but most will serve pancakes, oatmeal, and good ol fashisned bacon and eggs with toast and jam. Lunches, most have burgers and sandwiches.

            On the weekend I would take texas122 north from Seguin to San Marcus Tx