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  •   Asian Delights (formerly Lee Garden Chinese & Sushi) :910 West 11 Street, Ste. 250, Elgin,Texas 78621, 512.285.6302 


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 Pizza & Craft Beer


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 Best Mexican Food


  • Cedar's Mediterranean Grill:  904 College Street, Bastrop, TX. 512-331-7808. 

                                 Voted best Italian Restaurant in Bastrop County.

  • Dairy Queen:  1126 Hwy 290 E.  Elgin Texas 78621  512.285.3455

 Ice Cream
  •  Daniel's Burgers: Owned by Daniel Lopez 121 Anderson Drive
                                                  Avocado Burger - Yummy!!

  •  Elgin Local Goods Market and Cafe: 201 N main Street, Elgin, Texas, 512.285.9650


 Best Salad




We are open 10:30am -7pm Monday through Thursday, Fridays we are open at 10:30am
and have Happy Hour 5-7 pm and Dinner from 5-9 pm.
The store is open Saturday 9am-9pm with the cafe serving breakfast & lunch from 9-3, happy hour 5-7, and dinner from 5-9pm. Sunday brunch is from 10am - 2pm.


Best Soup, Best Downtown Business, 
Runner-Up Best Health Food Store, Runner-Up Best Gift Shop


  • El Norteno: 511 N Main Street, Elgin Texas (next to Main Stop) 


  •  Eva Mae's - 313 N. Main Street Elgin Texas - 512.285.6553
  • Fri:
    5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Elgin's first soul food restaurant is more than just the typical- Enjoy oxtails and adult spirits while unwinding listening to live music. A social place!




  •  Hong Kong Chinese & Vietnamese Restaurant:
  • Best Chinese

  •  Jalisco:

Best Margarita



  •  Joseph's Steak House:


  •  Katie's Thai Cuisine Catering: 217 Central Ave., Elgin, Texas 78621, 512.229.7701 Phone Orders.


  •  KP Foods: 300 Hwy. 290 East, Elgin, Texas 78621, Located inside the Diamond Shamrock





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  •  Lucy's Kitchen:110 Depot Street, Elgin Texas 78621

  Best Chicken Fried Steak & Breakfast



Best Lunch Special, Best Chicken Fried Steak, Best Dessert, Best Waitperson, Cathy Prinz



OUR LOCATION: Conveniently located at 103 N. Main St Elgin, Come see us today or give us a call at : 512-229-3791

Business Hours: Sunday / Thursday 11:00AM - 9:00PM Friday 11:00AM - 10:00PM

 Best Italian Food

  • Mariscos La Costa: 

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  •  220 Hwy 290 - Elgin, Texas 78621 - 512-281-3490

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 Best Coffee & French Fries




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  • Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse:  Voted Best BBQ in Elgin by Elginites, traditional BBQ, steak dinners.  Drive Thru.  Located at 188 Hwy 290, Elgin, Texas (512) 281-3331.

Drive Thru Open Everyday

Serving Brisket & Beef Sausage


Breakfast Items

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Full BBQ Menu 10:00 AM - Close

Restaurant & Drive Thru Hours

Sunday - Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Friday & Saturday 10 AM - 9:00 PM

Saturday Retail Market Open 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM



Voted Best BBQ in Elgin 13 years in a row,by Elginites!


'10-'11-'12-'13-'14 -'15



Best Overall Restaurant

Best BBQ

Best Pork Ribs

Best Hot Sausage




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Check out Meyer's History below!


 Meyer's History

The Meyer family’s story begins in the late 1800s when Henry Meyer immigrated from Germany to the United States, bringing the recipe for his delicious sausage with him and settling in Brenham, Texas.  

Then around 1915, Henry taught his son, Rudolf Karl George (R.G.) Meyer, the secret for his mouth-watering sausage.

In early 1940, R.G, his wife Herminia, and their children F.W. (Buddy) and Karlin (Baby), moved to Elgin from Brenham.  During their time in Brenham, R.G and Herminia operated a cafe located adjacent to the now historic Simon Theatre.

Upon arriving in Elgin, the Meyer family leased a small cafe on the corner of  Main and Central (now the current location of McShan’s Barber Shop, and Superior Burger). Herminia was well-known throughout the area for her delicious coconut pies, and her flair for cooking.

On September 8, 1943, R.G and Herminia purchased the Rock Front Store located on the corner of 101 Harris Street (Main and Loop 109); this building was uniquely constructed of large flat ironstones. 

At this site, R.G built their home, and a garage apartment which still stands today.  R.G began making sausage in a little smokehouse with a dirt floor located in their backyard, and with a growing customer base for his delicious smoked sausage, he then built a second smokehouse on the rooftop of the store.  Over the next 10 years, the small Rock Front Store was expanded on six different occasions, a modern smokehouse was added, and in 1949 Meyer’s Sausage Company was born.

With some prodding from his friends, R.G was persuaded to begin marketing his tasty sausage.  There were three flavors of the hickory smoked sausage: Original, Garlic, and Sage.  Although meat inspection was not mandatory by the state of Texas until 1968, the city of Austin passed an ordinance requiring all meat vendors to be inspected.  Meyer’s Sausage Company received temporary inspection in the Rock Front Store until the new manufacturing plant could be built to state specifications.  This began the wholesale end of the business, which is now the largest portion of the operation.

Buddy worked in the business with his dad from 1955 until R.G.’s passing in 1959.  Buddy’s wife, Betty Lynn, joined the business in 1959 to work alongside Buddy.  Buddy carried on the “old world sausage” tradition with its unique coarse ground product .

In 1964, the new processing plant was built to state specifications, and is the current operating manufacturing plant today.  Buddy continued to build the family business, and Meyer’s Sausage became legendary throughout the state of Texas.  Buddy stuck firmly to his family’s commitment to quality, and through modernization and two additional expansions, the company continued its growth.

After Buddy’s passing in 1989, Gregg and Gary Meyer became the fourth generation of sausage makers to carry on the family tradition.  In 2002, Meyer’s Sausage Company became a federally inspected plant, and now had the capability to ship to customers wholesale and retail throughout the United States.  Gregg and Gary continued building the family business through seven additional expansions, continued modernization, and new product development. 

The family recognized an influx of customers exiting off HWY 290, craving an area to dine-in at the manufacturing plant.  With the demand growing, opening a barbecue restaurant was a natural extension for the family.

Gregg, Denise, Gary, and Becky Meyer purchased Bigger’s BBQ restaurant, and opened Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse on February 13, 1998. At Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse, the family has continued the tradition from R.G and Herminia of feeding hungry customers.  At the restaurant, you can savor Buddy Meyer’s beans, Herminia’s flavorful barbecue sauce, along with savory slow-smoked meats featuring Meyer’s mouth-watering spices.

On November 28, 2016, a piece of Elgin history became history; the birthplace of Meyer’s Sausage Company The Rock Front Store underwent demolition to make way for future expansions.

The Meyer family has been hard at work  developing new products, and has recently wrapped up a substantial renovation at Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse that includes: an extended dining room, a private party room, a new salad bar, and enlarged restrooms!

Meyer’s Sausage Company is the oldest single family-owned sausage business in Elgin.   Meyer’s Sausage Company, and Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse employ over 60 hardworking team members that share in the family pride.  From the little dirt-floor smokehouse, to a modern plant, and an added barbecue restaurant, we agree that R.G.(Pa-Paw) and Herminia (Ma-maw) would be proud of where it has all lead to.




  • Morelia's - 608 West Alamo - Elgin Texas                          

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Try Our Famous Fried Avocado!


608 West Alamo - ELGIN, Texas
Open Every Day
11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
                                            Best Mexican Restaurant
Best Customer Service
Best Margarita
Betty, Best Waitperson
Runner-Up Best Overall Restaurant
Runner-Up Best Place to Take a Date



  • Panda Express: Hwy 290



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 Best Sandwich

  • 1131 West Hwy 290   Elgin, Texas 512.285.2867

Monday - Sunday 6am - 10pm 

Breakfast - 6am to 11am

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BBQ Chicken Pizza is YUMMY!

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  •  Sonic Elgin:
 Best Fast Food







Publisher's Note

Elgin, TX

Welcomes You!

By Amy Dittrich, Publisher

The city of Elgin was incorporated on May 13, 1872. The City is named after Robert Morris Elgin, the Railroad Land Commissioner in the 1870's. Elgin is a community rich in history. The community offers fun for family and friends at annual events listed in our Calendar.

Also check with our Elgin Chamber of Commerce office 512-285-4515 for information - you might want to become a member. Our town invites all to join in our community and get to know us and let us know you.

The following pages will show you only a few of the businesses we have in our area. There is more to Elgin than you think. Call 512-285-4309 for more information from your customer service person. If you can't find it in Elgin, look here anyway... we list Bastrop, Manor, Taylor, Smithville, Paige as well.

Advertising is your life blood line. Keep your name out there for people to keep you and your business in mind. New people move in every day! New people view this site every day! Technology is here to stay... is the way of the future. We are on 65 search engines and are mobile. Advertise with us, and you'll be out there too!!

Thank you for taking the time,

Amy - Publisher


"We Are Elgin, TX" - Welcome

"We Are Elgin, TX" - Welcome

Click the links below to vieiw Dowtown Elgin

Shopping Guides and Map

Heritage Walking Tour

Shop Elgin First

Elgin, Texas - My Hometown

Local Businesses Featured

Josh and Jamie Hausladen, Directors

Phone: (512) 361-5440

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday  Closed

Emergency service available 24/7.

Service Area:


and surrounding areas.

Businesses New To Town or New To Our Web-Site

Businesses New To Town or New To Our Web-Site


Kelly Eartherton - Piano Lessons - 512.629.1836

Sames Bastrop Ford Dealership - 512.303.3000

Tex Propane - 1.800.343.7065

Panda Express - 512.285.2266

Lugi's Italian Restaurant - 512.229.3791

Bastrop Senior Center - 512.303.0072

Evergreen Acupuncture - 512.658.0282

Harbor Hospice - 512.443.7100

TX Dept. of Aging and Disability Services - 855.937.2372

Family Health Center of Bastrop @Elgin - 512.285.6073

                  Osborn Plumbing - 512.321.6098                 

                                                          New Businesses 2016 & 2017


Best of Elgin 2018 List Below

Congrats To All!!


Food & Beverage


1st - Quiche & Crumb

2nd - Super Donut


1st - Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse

2nd - Southside Market


1st - Lucy's Diner

2nd - Azteca

Chicken Fried Steak:

1st - Lucy's DIner

2nd - Good Luck Grill

Chinese Food:

1st - Hong Kong

2nd Katie's

Craft Beer:

1st - Aviator's Pizza


1st - McDonald's

2nd Lucy's DIner

Fast Food:

1st - Sonic

2nd - Golden Chick

French Fries:

1st - McDonalds

2nd - Chic-Fil-A


1st Place - Superior Burger

2nd Sonic

Health Food:

1st - Elgin Wellness Center

2nd - Elgin Local Goods

Ice Cream:

1st - Dairy Queen

Iced Tea:

1st - Sonic

2nd - Meyer's Elgin Smokehouse

Italian Food:

1st - Luigi's

2nd - Cedar's Grill (Bastrop)


1st - Jalisco's

2nd - Morelia

Mexican Food:

1st - Azteca

2nd - Jalisco


1st - Lucy'sPizza:

1st - Aviator's

2nd - Luigi's


1st - Schlotzky's

2nd - Elgin Local Goods


1st - Elgin Local Goods

2nd - Luigi's


Accounting Service:

1st - Gladys Markert

Business Banking:

1st - Frontier Bank

2nd - First National Bank

Financial Advisor:

1st - Edward D. Jones

Insurance Agent:

1st - McCrary Insurance

2nd - Rosado Insurance Agency

Law Firm:

1st - Carter, Abero Law Firm

2nd - Owens & Bogart

Personal Banking:

1st - Frontier Bank

2nd - First National Bank

Apparel and Jewelry


1st - Dorothy's Jewelry


1st - Beall's

2nd - Ross (Bastrop)

Western Wear:

1st - Double R Hat House

2nd - Elgin General Store

Shoe & Purse Repair:

1st McGee Brothers


Auto Parts :

1st - A-Line Auto Parts

2nd - Auto Zone

Auto Repai:r

1st - Jay's

2nd - Bobby's

New Car Dealer:

1st - Rush Chevorlet

2nd - Lost Pines Toyota (Bastrop)

Paint & Body:

1st - Gruetzner's

2nd - Bob Dorsett


1st - Leal's

2nd - Discount Tire


Golf Course:

1st - ColoVista Golf Club (Bastrop)

Photo Studio:

1st - Allison Edmond

2nd - Miranda Nickel

Wedding Venue:

1st - ColoVista Golf Club

Home Builder:

1st - Nalle Custom Homes

2nd - Pruneda Homes

Ranch Real Estate:

1st - Rainey Real Estate

2nd - Jeanette Shelby Realty

Real Estate Company

1st - Jeanette Shelby Realty

2nd - Winkler & Company Real Estate

Real Estate Agent

1st - Debra Cole

2nd - Lexy Graham

Title Company

1st - Independent Title

Home and Family:

A/C Service

1st - Abear Commercial Services

2nd - Elgin Air Conditioning and Heating

Dance Hall

1st - SPJST Dance Hall

Dry Cleaners

1st - Modern Cleaners

2nd - Elgin Dry Cleaners

Funeral Home

1st - Elgin Funeral Home

2nd - Providence-Jones Funeral Home


1st - Rogelio Minanda

Lawn Care/Maintenance

1st - Sonny Nash

2nd -Eloy Moscarro

Pest Control

1st - Portus

2nd - Hometown Pest Control

Pet Service

1st - Hollywoof

Pet Store

1st - Elgin General Store

2nd - Whole Pets


1st - Clopton's Plumbing

2nd John's Plumbing

Roofing Company

1st - Ideal Image

Storage Facility

1st - Solid Ground Storage

Pool Service

1st - Blaine Cooper

Veterinary Clinic

1st - Elgin Family Pet Center

2nd - Elgin Veterinary Clinic

Home Furnishing:

Antique Store

1st - The Tattered Shutter

2nd - Elgin Antique Store


1st - A Flower Connection

2nd - Elgin Flower & Gifts


1st - Sam's Floor Designs


1st - Elgin Antique Store

2nd Milton's - Smithville


Ranch Equipment

1st - Tractor Supply

Saddle & Tack

1st - Elgin General Store

Seed & Feed

1st Elgin General Store

2nd - Bastrop Feed

Large Animal Veterinary

1st - Elgin Veterinary Hospital


Nursing Home

1st - Elgin Nursing & Rehabilitation

Home Health Care

1st - Rainbow Ridge


1st - Elgin Chiropractic Center


1st - Stanley Bell, The Lighthouse

2nd - Elgin Wellness Shoppe

Dental Care

1st - Elgin Smiles Dental

2nd - Elgin Family Dental


1st - Anytime Fitness

2nd - Zumba with Val

Hair Care

1st - Lather's Hair and Nail Salon

2nd - Heavenly Hair


1st - Lather's Hair and Nail salon

2nd Pro Nails


1st - Elgin Medicine Shop

2nd - HEB Pharmacy


Community Leader

1st - Amy Miller

2nd - Chris Cannon

Non-Profit Organization

1st - Drive A Senior

2nd - Down Home Ranch