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Things to do in Horseshoe Bay

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Italian Restaurant
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“Restaurant with awesome views of the lake and dam. bar out back under live oaks has great views. live music most weekend nights in summer season. Good food, and close. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Mexican food at reasonable prices! All the Horseshoe Bay locals eat here ... it's a family owned and operated business. Yummy food and great margaritas! You have to try the queso flameado - it's fantastic! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The lake is right outside your door full of great times for all-swimming, boating, kayaking and overall relaxation”
  • 5 locals recommend
Resort
“Head up to the resort, just 30 minutes north on Lake Buchanan. Rent a boat, or enjoy one of their restaurants.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Market
“They have excellent-quality meat and produce. Pricey but very convenient. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“At Lake LBJ Yacht Club & Marina, you can rent boats, jet skis, tubes and skis. You can also arrive by boat or car and grab lunch at Forno's Bar & Grill, and enjoy a beautiful view of Lake LBJ while sitting right on the water, in covered or open air seating. Forno's has a varied menu with an Italian flare, which also includes good basket meals the kids will like. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is the restaurant located at the main Horseshoe Bay Resort. It is the only restaurant on the property that is open to vacation rental guests. Great food and a nice bar area. You can sit inside or outside. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Night Club
“Lakeside slice of heaven is a beautifully mature course with breathtaking lake and hill country views with abundant wildlife. Golfers enjoy a challenging mix of par 3/4/5s with a layout golfers of all skill levels will find rewarding. Inside, the pro shop offers a full complement of beverages, snacks and merchandise.”
  • 1 local recommends
Donut Shop
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“Cash or personal check only, but some of the best burgers around and has drive thru. Open only until 2PM but worth it. Recommend the spicy Monterrey Jack burger personally. *great for morning breakfast tacos too!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
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  • 1 local recommends
American Restaurant
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“This is very good Italian food! It's not fancy but it's a very nice setting ... on the lake. The outdoor area is covered and usually a nice breeze. If you have kids ... they will love it! They can feed the fish and turtles that are in the water ... keeps them entertained for sure! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Discount Store
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Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Pretty decent seafood restaurant ... it's a little on the pricey side ... but it's close by. ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Restaurant with awesome views of the lake and dam. bar out back under live oaks has great views. live music most weekend nights in summer season. Good food, and close. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Mexican food at reasonable prices! All the Horseshoe Bay locals eat here ... it's a family owned and operated business. Yummy food and great margaritas! You have to try the queso flameado - it's fantastic! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is the restaurant located at the main Horseshoe Bay Resort. It is the only restaurant on the property that is open to vacation rental guests. Great food and a nice bar area. You can sit inside or outside. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Donut Shop
“Cash or personal check only, but some of the best burgers around and has drive thru. Open only until 2PM but worth it. Recommend the spicy Monterrey Jack burger personally. *great for morning breakfast tacos too!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Pub
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This is very good Italian food! It's not fancy but it's a very nice setting ... on the lake. The outdoor area is covered and usually a nice breeze. If you have kids ... they will love it! They can feed the fish and turtles that are in the water ... keeps them entertained for sure! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pretty decent seafood restaurant ... it's a little on the pricey side ... but it's close by. ”
  • 1 local recommends

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