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today i thought i’d sneak in a short and sweet city guide to a town of fredericksburg, texas. lara bobo of enid lifestyle in fredericksburg sent in this guide to her hometown and i really enjoyed getting a little virtual day-trip through this cute texas town. whether you’re looking for shopping, children’s wear, a delicious snack or some great antiques, lara has got you covered. so the next time you’re in austin or san antonio, consider a road trip over to fredericksburg to check out all these great places. thanks, lara!
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Fredericksburg, Texas Guide
- Berkman Books: a bookshop with several rooms full of antiquarian, new, used, and children’s books. They also have a large selection of antique maps and old prints.
- Beulah’s: a high-end children’s boutique with a welcoming atmosphere and great selection of baby, toddler, preteen, and maternity wear.
- Chocolat: handmade chocolate truffles and more.
- Der Kuchen Laden (The Kitchen Shop): an impressive selection of name brand kitchen supplies, cookbooks, pottery, and more located in a historic rock building.
- Dogologie: a doggy boutique where you will find handmade dog treats, toys, dog care, and more.
- Dooleys: stepping into this five and dime general store is a blast from the past. They carry fun items you thought were no longer being made. It’s a fun place for the kids.
- Enid: a fresh lifestyle boutique that sells handmade and vintage goods. Enid always has a large selection of hand printed art prints and handmade soaps. The owner (Lara!) is a designer and sells many of her own pieces as well.
- Antique Mall of Fredericksburg: the best spot in town for vintage and antique finds.
- Haberdashery: a woman’s clothing and accessory boutique with a vintage bohemian flair. Great shoes!
- Homestead: three stories of antique furniture mostly from Europe.
- House Wine: a hip wine bar and home furnishings spot.
- Jeep Collins: a jewelry shop full of hand crafted designs by local designers, Jeep Collins and his daughter, Lara Collins.
- Red: a perfectly curated shop filled with vintage and modern home furnishings. Red carries lines such as Plover Organic Linens and stocks Eames reproduction pieces. Red is a great place to find one of a kind decor and gifts.
- Root: a hip women’s clothing and accessory boutique with an amazing atmosphere. Root carries lines such as St. Grace, Ella Moss, French Connection, Michael Stars, and Tom Shoes. Upstairs is The Roadrunner Inn that houses three Bed and Breakfasts with unique decor.
- Something Different II: a huge shop full of unusual and unique furnishings from around the world. Something Different II is a great place to find fine upholstered furniture.
- Sprout: located in a historic rock home, Sprout carries hard to find blooms sold by the stem. You’ll also find a great collection of local artwork, vintage vases, and handmade gifts. Upstairs from the shop is The Flower Bed, a fabulous cozy Bed and Breakfast.
- Spunky Monkey: a toy shop full of specialty toys, children’s books, candy, and some grown up things.
- Alamo Springs Cafe: an out of the way laid back restaurant known for its gourmet hamburgers. The atmosphere is unrefined, yet charming.
- August E’s: an upscale restaurant that offers a sushi menu and a full bar.
- Bejas: a moderately priced restaurant with delicious southwestern style food. Bejas offers indoor and outdoor temperature controlled seating and a full bar.
- Mahaley’s: best breakfast taco in town.
- Hondos: a gourmet blend of southern and tex mex cooking. Hondos makes a delicious margarita and most nights offers live music.
- Rather Sweet Bakery and Rather Sweet Too: the spot in town for breakfast pastries and desserts. They also have a wonderful lunch full of local produce. Rather Sweet Too is the place to get Rather Sweet to go. Great place to grab a latte!
Nest: an upscale American restaurant located in a old historic home. The owner and chef, John Wilkinson, has an impressive culinary resume and is known for his fish entrees. They also serve fresh baked rolls while you await your main course.
- The Peach Tree: offers freshly made breads, salads, soups, quiches, desserts, and more. Its probably your best vegetarian option in town. Lunch only.