Best Places to Eat Breakfast in Dripping Springs

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Favorite Places to Eat Breakfast in Dripping Springs

We once again asked the community of Dripping Springs to share their favorite places to grab breakfast around town. The city’s morning array includes breakfast tacos, pancakes, plates of migas, sausages, biscuits, and so much more.

Here are Dripping Springs’ favorite breakfast restaurants, which means diner classics at Oak Creek Cafe, hearty offerings from Rolling in Thyme and Dough, Tex-Mex findings from El Rey, morning crepes from Crepe Crazy , and brunch basics from The Switch.

To kick off the most important meal of the day, we’ll start with every Texan's favorite meal, tacos.


Flores Taco Shack #1 - serves up just that, tacos.

Located next to the Dripping Springs High School, it’s a favorite of students and locals alike and has a cult-like following. Order classic breakfast taco favorites like bacon, egg, and cheese, or their mighty tiger taco (sausage, bacon, chorizo, and egg). Orders are placed at the outdoor counter. Takeout or dine-in at the outdoor picnic tables.


Crepe Crazy

The curated menu features several tasty crepes to satisfy cravings of both savory and sweet. Their breakfast crepe menu is served until 2 pm and features a Norwegian crepe, a crepe parfait as well as a fiesta crepe with black beans, chorizo, and scrambled eggs. Crepe Crazy also blends up fresh and delicious fruit smoothies daily. Crepe Crazy is currently offering curbside pickup or delivery.
Pastries sitting on a platter at a restaurant.

Rolling in Thyme & Dough

Rolling in Thyme and Dough is a Dripping Springs breakfast institution. Owner Fabienne Bollom, a professionally trained European baker, has created an incredibly popular bakery & café that crafts fresh breakfast sandwiches, pastries & assorted baked goods including cinnamon rolls. Keep your eye peeled for a second location at RR12 and Fitzhugh coming soon. Dine-in and curbside pickup.


Drippin’ Donuts

what’s better than a warm, fresh, homemade donut in the morning? If you couldn’t think of an answer, then a visit to Drippin’ Donuts is a must. The causal local joint also has kolaches, fritters, and a variety of donuts. Dine-in or drive-thru.



The Switch BBQ Sunday Brunch

Only on Sunday, Switch BBQs weekly dining experience features eggs benedict with gumbo gravy, brisket hash, avocado toast, among other dishes. Wash down the brunch goodness with a Bloody Mary (with smoked and pickled garnishes), a beer, or any other item from their full bar. Dine-in, or takeout.

Pastries and a latte on a wood table.

Mazama Coffee Company

Located in the heart of downtown Dripping Springs, Mazama is a relaxed, sit-down or take-out coffee shop. Mazama roasts, bakes, and brews in-house daily, offering a variety of quality coffee and tea beverages, plus baked goods and breakfast tacos. Outdoor dining, curbside pickup, and takeout.



Raza’s Food Shack

Raza’s is a quick-serve food truck serving classic Mexican plates including a variety of specialty tacos. Tacos are made with homemade tortillas and come with spicy, freshly made salsa. Take-out or dine at the outdoor tables.

The interior of Tillie's Restaurant

TIllie's at Camp Lucy

Tillie’s offers a unique tasting menu for its Saturday and Sunday morning brunch service. The upscale and sophisticated menu features all shareable items with classic brunch offerings with unique spins like the carnitas benedict and steel-cut oatmeal with almond streusel and seasonal fruit. Sip on a mimosa or an espresso martini made with Dripping Springs Vodka or any of the other boozy options featured on the brunch cocktail menu. Dine-in service.


OAK CREEK CAFÉ

Oak Creek Café is known for its friendly staff, down-home feel, and homestyle cooking. If you are looking for traditional breakfast offerings like French toast, migas, and biscuits and gravy, and ham and grits, this family-owned establishment located conveniently on Highway 290 is worth a stop. Dine-in or takeout.


El Rey

Most notably known for lunch and dinner, but El Rey’s breakfast is a true hidden gem in Dripping Springs. Located on the west end of Dripping Springs right off highway 290, menu favorites are the Huevos Divorciados, migas, and chilaquiles. Dine-in or takeout.

Pastries on a shelf.

PIE-É-TEA

Pie-é-tea is the coffee, tea, and pastry arm of the famous and very popular Pieous Pizza. The shop serves locally roasted coffee, tea, smoothies, and various pastries, including croissants, morning buns, pain au chocolat, and cinnamon pecan rolls, freshly made with sourdough each morning. Pie-é-tea also offers hot chocolate, fruit drinks, and smoothies. Curbside pickup only.


Homespun Kitchen & Bar

Homespun Kitchen & Bar is tucked off east Mercer Street and located in a quaint cottage turned farm-to-table restaurant. The creative and delicious brunch menu at Homespun features benedicts, breakfast skillets, and chicken and waffles, plus big bites like burgers and a chicken fried steak and egg plate. On the cocktail menu, Homespun’s massive bloody mary is truly a standout and could be a meal on its own. Dine-in, delivery, curbside pickup.

As with all businesses right now, be sure to call ahead to make sure each restaurant is still open or if there are updates on current offerings and service models, as things are changing all the time. Of course, make sure to wear a mask, tip well, and, if you’re ordering delivery, try to order directly from the restaurant themselves.

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