Austin's Lake Travis is the jewel of Texas' Highland Lakes. Check out our best Lake Travis lakeside restaurants. All have great lake views, some are accessible by boat.

The Oasis

The Oasis on Lake Travis 08
450 feet above Lake Travis sits The Oasis, the sunset capital of Texas.

As the largest outdoor restaurant in Texas, The OASIS has earned the reputation as the Sunset Capital of Texas. Located on a cliff 450 feet above Austin’s Lake Travis, the 30 thousand square foot restaurant (see our menu) and special event center houses eight event rooms and multiple dining decks overlooking the Lake, and accommodates parties from 2 to 2,500. Whatever the occasion, The OASIS provides the perfect venue with a beautiful sunset. Known as the best sunset view in Texas. Make sure you're there at dusk and get your camera or iPhone ready when the sunset bell starts ringing. Live music on 3 stages.

Where: 6612 Comanche Trail
Phone: (512) 992-0938
Web: oasis-austin.com
Access: Road

Travis Restaurant

Travis Restaurant at Lakeway Resort & Spa
The Travis Restaurant at Lakeway Resort & Spa.

Travis Restaurant provides a sophisticated yet rustic atmosphere with pristine views of Lake Travis and Texas hills. Enjoy a diverse menu of Southern comfort cuisine featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner entrées made from fresh local ingredients. Guest favorites include the Breakfast Buffet, Extra Napkin Burger, Molasses Glazed Quail and Prime Cuts of Beef. Whether you are heading to the lake or coming back from the golf course, enjoy delicious food, an impressive marble bar, HD TVs and the casually chic atmosphere at our Travis Restaurant.

Where: 101 Lakeway Dr.
Phone: (512) 261-6600
Web: lakewayresortandspa.com
Access: Road & Boat

Beachside Billy's At Volente Beach

Shore Club at Volente Beach
The Shore Club at Volente Beach.

Beachside Billy'soffers an upscale casual restaurant specializing in hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood and a beach bar & grill with the best burgers on the lake. We have plenty of options for the kids as well, including ice cream, and much more.

Where: 16107 FM 2769
Phone: (512) 258-5110
Web: shoreclubtx.com
Access: Road & Boat

Rusty Rudder

Rustu Rudder - Lake Travis Restaurant
Dining outside at The Rusty Rudder - Lake Travis floating restaurant.

Rusty Rudder lakefront floating Lake Travis restaurant and bar located at Emerald Point Marina on Lake Travis. The Rudder has access by road and by boat with a large dock to park all those who visit via watercraft on Lake Travis. Lots of indoor and outdoor dining including a live music palapa outdoor bar and dance floor. Great food and drinks with the lake’s best happy hour and the music just keep coming. The Rusty Rudder Lake Travis…..where the good times float !

Where: 5973 Hiline Rd.
Phone: (512) 266-4934
Web: rustyrudderlaketravis.com
Access: Road & Boat

Sundancer Grill

Sundancer Grill
The Sundancer Grill on Lake Travis, TX.

The Sundancer Grill is a Lake Travis lakeside restaurant featuring a bistro dining experience with a casual lakeside atmosphere. The menu features chef crafted salads, sandwiches, steak and seafood prepared with fresh ingredients. Sundancer Grill is open for Lunch, Dinner, and Sunday Brunch.

Where: 16410 Stewart Rd.
Phone: (512) 266-2268
Web: sundancergrill.com
Access: Road & Boat

Nik's on the Lake

Nik's on the Lake - Lake Travis restaurant.
Niks on the Lake, located adjacent to Sandy Creek Marina, on the shore of scenic Lake Travis.

Niks on the Lake, located adjacent to Sandy Creek Marina, on the shore of scenic Lake Travis, offers American Southern cuisine in a relaxed, beautiful Hill Country setting. A casual, outdoor venue, Niks on the Lake offers spectacular panoramic views of Lake Travis and the surrounding hills. Accessible by land or by lake, we welcome boaters and have plenty public boat parking next to the Sandy Creek Yacht Club. Located in rustic Volente, Niks on the Lake is just a short, scenic drive outside of Austin.

Where: 8714 Lime Creek Rd.
Phone: (512) 547-7610
Web: niksonthelake.com
Access: Road & Boat

Lucy's on the Lake

Lucy's on the Lake
One of Austin’s favorite homegrown restaurants, Lucy’s Fried Chicken, is now a lakeside Lake Travis restaurant.

One of Austin’s favorite homegrown restaurants, Lucy’s Fried Chicken, is now a lakeside Lake Travis restaurant. The offerings include fresh gulf oysters, an innovative take on comfort food classics, and fried chicken that’s pretty dang perfect. Scratch-made pies plus freshly-made sides and salads round out the menu while the bar offers an extensive list of imaginative craft cocktails and plenty of cold beer. Seven days a week – lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Live music too !

Where: 2900 Ranch Rd 620 N
Phone: (512) 297-2771
Web: lucysfriedchicken.com/on-the-lake
Access: Road

Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow

Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow
The Canyon Grille looks over Lake Travis from Lakeway's Rough Hollow luxury subdivision.

Tucked deep in the heart of Lakeway and perched above the Rough Hollow Yacht club, Canyon Grille Rough Hollow offers fantastic eats paired with extraordinary views of Lake Travis, breathtaking Hill Country sunsets and plenty of live music. Don't mistake the fine food for stuffy pretense. Come as you are to our dining room or spacious patio, choose from our wide selection of dishes, and relax as our experienced staff takes care of the rest. With an extensive wine list priced to please, dishes built to delight and divine desserts that will bring you nothing short of bliss, you truly can't go wrong. Canyon Grille is accessible by water via the courtesy dock at Rough Hollow Marina.

Where: 103 Yacht Club Cove
Phone: (512) 261-3444
Web: canyongrilleroughhollow.com
Access: Road & Boat

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