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Jul 9, 2009 06:59 PM

Lunch btwn San Antonio and Austin

I'll be driving from San Antonio to Austin this weekend. Are there any must-stop lunch spots inbetween San Antonio and Austin? I'm open to Mexican, Home Cooking, BBQ or a bakery off of I-35. Thanks!

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  1. Naegelin's Bakery in New Braunfels, just off the square, has the best apple streudel around.

    1. Salt Lick in Driftwood .Order the ribs. Bobby Flay was correct when he named them one of the best

      1. Take a detour over to Luling and go to City Market for the best BBQ ever (at least IMHO). I think they are closed on Sunday, however.

        Mr Bean

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        1. re: mrbean

          Gruene is a cool little town, home of Gruene Hall, worth seeing--live music is usually free! The Gristmill is next door...dine out on one of their patios perched over the river.

        2. I'd drive out to Lockhart to hit Smitty's, myself. It's certainly worth it, and significantly better than The Salt Lick. City Market in Luling is also a good option.

          1. Huisache Grill in New Brunfels; reasonable prices, great food, great service.