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Driving from Houston to Austin and back this weekend... worthy chow en route?

caliking Apr 29, 2011 08:37 AM

Hello friends.

Quick trip to Austin this weekend (driving over on Sat, back to Houston on Sun).

Will be stopping in Lockhart on the way back, since we stopped in Luling on a past trip. Any other places worth stopping for? A little bit of a detour is ok (about an hour tops).


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    Rene RE: caliking Apr 29, 2011 09:13 AM

    Royer's Round Top Cafe has been recommended to me many times but I've yet to have the time to make the detour.


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      caliking RE: Rene Apr 29, 2011 04:46 PM

      Thanks! I'll look into it.

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        Rene RE: caliking May 3, 2011 09:13 PM

        Be sure to report back about your experiences... Love to know!

    2. tim irvine RE: caliking May 1, 2011 11:09 AM

      The honeybees and kolaches at Weikel in Lagrange, the kolaches (especially sausage) at Hruska's in Ellinger, and Peter's, also in Ellinger, are my standard stops on 71.

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        tjt RE: caliking May 3, 2011 08:18 PM

        If passing through the LaGrange area, then stop at Murphy's Steakhouse in Winchester, great steak, at a great price!

        Murphy's Steakhouse
        204 Thomas St, La Grange, TX 78945

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