Serving up Austin-inspired Local Grub & Signature Cocktails
Mosey over to the Water Trough where you will not only enjoy the best in local Texas-style ‘grub’ but also a piece of the live music scene for which Austin is so famously known. Featuring a variety of artists, with music from country to blue grass to rock, there is sure to be a genre you'll love to hear.
This Texas-Hill country style eatery offers a sophisticated interior that is built in a barn for a rustic look but a truly chic experience. Serving up modern food and drink, coupled with cozy home-style feel furniture, the Water Trough is the perfect place to relax, unwind and enjoy a great meal. The Water Trough boasts a large wood burning fireplace inside with community seating, or you can step onto the large outdoor deck and enjoy fire pits and water features.
Live Music every Wednesday - Saturday!
Visit our Calendar of Events to see our line up!
The Water Trough takes you back to a simpler time and place. Enjoy signature favorites from our smoked brisket tacos to our soon-to-be famous chili served with “absolutely no beans” - and don't forget your corn muffin. Sit back and take in the beauty of the landscape while enjoying our signature cocktail - "The Chill Cowboy,” served up in a mason jar and made with vodka infused nectar sun tea, hibiscus liqueur, peach puree, lemon juice and honey syrup.
Water Trough Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday 6:30am – 10am
Saturday & Sunday- 7am – 11am
Sunday – Thursday 4pm
Friday & Saturday 4pm – 2am
Sunday – Friday 4pm- 10pm
Saturday 1pm – 11pm