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Oak Creek Cafe

660 W Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620-3857
+1 512-829-4593
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (14 reviews)
“hamburger” (8 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:15All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
660 W Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620-3857
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dripping Springs is growing explosively, but still offers a sparse selection of dining options other than its overabundance of fast food franchises. Not in the mood for any type of nourishment delivered in a paper sack out of a drive-in window, we decided to stop...More

Thank Woodguru
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Fried catfish and okra were pretty good. However I ordered the chicken fried chicken and it was prebattered. Also the onion rings. Expected a cafe to hand batter both. Definitely didn't take much to cook this meal. Wouldn't return.

Thank sunandsonworshiper
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The chicken fried chicken was ok, not the best i've had. Our son had the hamburger , he said it was good. Our daughter inlaw had the chicken salad which she couldn't eat. She said the lettus was mushey like it had been sitting for...More

Thank fjmAustin
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Service was friendly, food was not that good, silverware was in an basket sitting on the table, forks were dirty until my wife took them to the bathroom to clean them. The only good memory was the picture on the bench out front that had...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Wow such an amazing hamburger and fries' We always eat at the Bluebonnet cafe in Marble Falls but were headed to Austin so we stopped here and the service was great so friendly .. Fish is the house favorite but we loved the burgers .

Thank 21Sherry
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This small "hometown" cafe was quaint (retro diner, not a new building trying to look old), but the food was great. There is quite a lot of parking to the east of the diner, with a little out front. It has easy access due to...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I visit the Canyon Lake area every two years and love the "Down Home" food in the area. I go out of my way to the Oak Creek Café for the catfish. The café is very clean and well maintained, the staff are great and...More

Thank theharpman
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very easy to find, with ample parking, Oak Creek Cafe surpassed our expectations. I ordered a Rueben Sandwich and my bride ordered the Sante Fe hamburger and we were both very pleased with our fare. We cut our sandwiches and half and swapped plates halfway...More

1  Thank Mauser1166
Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you are tired of Austin and want a place that you will not find in Austin to dine and yet still have good and reasonably priced food this is your place. Nice salad bar and a easy menu to take the complications out of...More

Thank kpata
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Since I was in Dripping Springs for business, once I found a pretty good place to eat, I thought I'd go there a second time. So, I ate dinner and breakfast there. For dinner, I had the fried shrimp, which were a little overcooked. For...More

Thank Sandy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
10:30 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 W Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620-3857
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dripping Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 512-829-4593
A great place where the locals go to eat and "chew the fat." Very good food with a limited salad and soup bar. Lots of fun - look at the cartoons on the wall and then look for hthe cartoonist and his subjects.
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