Austin’s Lake Travis is the most visited freshwater lake in the state of Texas. It’s a mecca for water sports, lakeside dining and live music. Check out our best Lake Travis lakeside restaurants. All have great lake views, most are accessible by boat.

Take the challenge. Fire up your boat and do the Lake Travis On the Water Pub / Restaurant Crawl. Click here for info on 50+ Lake Travis Restaurants on and around the lake.

The Oasis

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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: 6550 Comanche Trail
Phone: (512) 266-2442
Web: The Oasis on Lake Travis
Access: Road

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Captain Pete’s Boathouse

Captain Pete's Boathouse - Lake Travis Floating Restaurant & Bar
Captain Pete’s Boathouse – Lake Travis Floating Restaurant & Bar

Captain Pete’s Boathouse – Lake Travis floating restaurant, bar and fuel dock, with its laid back vibe and delicious food, will soon be your favorite hangout on the lake.

Operated by a team with years of Lake Travis restaurant experience, you’ll enjoy a neighborly atmosphere and food you’ll come back for again and again.

Where: 18200 Lakepoint Cove
Web: Captain Pete’s
Access: Boat & Road

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Sundancer Grill

Sundancer Grill - Lake Travis Restaurant

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: Sundancer Grill
Access: Road & Boat

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Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow

Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow
Waterfront dining on the deck at Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow. Photo: Will Taylor –

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: Canyon Grille at Rough Hollow
Access: Road & Boat

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The Lighthouse on the Lake

The Lighthouse on the Lake in Briarcliff, TX.

The Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge is a full-service Lake Travis waterfront restaurant serving classic American food with a warm and cozy feel and a relaxing atmosphere. Clean and sophisticated, kid-friendly with a relaxing coffee spot and occasional live music all in a stunning waterfront location. Come see us by car or boat via Braircliff Marina.

Where: 513 Sleat Drive
Phone: (512) 213-1313
Web: Lighthouse On The Lake
Access: Road & Boat

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Oasis Texas Brewing Co.

Oasis Texas Brewing Co - Lakeside Lake Travis Craft Brewery

Oasis Texas Brewing Co, a Lake Travis Craft Brewery produces iconic, rustic session beers overlooking beautiful Lake Travis. The brewery and restaurant sits lakeside 400 feet above Lake Travis with the best sunset views in Texas. Craft beer, great food and live music.

Where: 6650 Comanche Trail
Phone: (512) 284-9407
Web: Oasis Texas Brewing Co.
Access: Road