Food & Drink
Eating well is an important part of a successful vacation. A rich variety of interesting eateries are found in the Big Bend, but many are not open daily to serve all three meals. The evening meal is served in almost all locations, but there are fewer options for breakfast and lunch. Plan ahead!
Rio Bravo Mexican Restaurant, Located FM170 just west of junction TX118.OPen for lunch and dinner serving great enchiladas, tacos, guacamole and all the trimmings.
La Kiva, Terlingua/Study Butte, FM 170, a unique structure of massive sandstone boulders, cut into a terrace overlooking Terlingua Creek. Menu features barbecue, steaks and other grilled specialties 5:00- 10:00pm. Full bar until midnight (1:00am Saturdays)
Tivo’s Restaurant, located on TX 118 approximately 15 miles north of the junction of TX 118 and TX 170. Adjoins Longhorn ranch Motel. Serves some of the best Mexican border food between El Paso and Laredo for over 15 years. Hours are a bit irregular, call in advance. Its worth the trip
White Buffalo Bar is a classy watering hole adjacent to 12 Gage Restaurant and Gage Hotel. Features locally made craft beer by Big Bend Brewery on tap, an extensive tequila selection and delicious variety of margaritas. 102 NW 1ST Street, Hwy 90 West
Gilda’s Grill, homemade burgers to go. Located at Sixto’s Shell station, U.S. Hwy. 90, on the east side of town.
French Company Grocery and general store.has a little bit of everything. Fresh produce, meats and fish, staple foods, traditional local foods, tobacco, Natural foods, domestic and imported beers/wines, champagne, hot coffee, hardware, first-aid, bicycle repair, picnic supplies, “to-go” sandwiches, hiking gear, health/beauty products.
The 12 Gage Restaurant, adjacent to the Gage Hotel, is true fine dining, west Texas style. Creative Texas cuisine with fresh vegetables and greens from their own Gage Gardens. Enjoy a full bar and ample wine selection. Reservations a good idea, especially during high seasons. Highway 90 West.