Fly-in Restaurants & Lodging

The $100 Burger

Here’s an updated list of general aviation airports with nearby dining and lodging accommodations throughout Texas.

What’s your favorite Texas fly-in spot?  Please share your reviews, additions or updates in the comments section below!

AMARILLO (KAMA) English Field House 

ANGLETON (LJN) Runway Cafe “Great food and good price.”  J. Miles

BENNETS (9TX2)  The Birdhouse Fly-in B&B

BROWNWOOD (KBWD)  Runaway Train Cafe “Only one courtesy car, and you’ll need it! Runaway Train Cafe. A VERY unique experience!” ~G. Hughes
Underwood’s is frequently visited for BarBQ. Humphrey Pete’s is a personal favorite. KBWD Brownwood has more than one loaner car. Fly in on a Saturday and there is a 99% chance some of us bums will give you a ride to lunch.”  ~R. Dugger

BRYAN COULTER FIELD (KCFD)  Messina Hoff Winery & Resort

CAMERON (T35) Big Bob’s Steak HouseCasa Carasco Bar & Grill 50’s Cafe within a 6-minute walk” from airport. ~W. Garner

CEDAR MILLS AIRPORT (3T0) Pelican’s Landing Restaurant “¼ mi south – 903-523-4500 – 10/1-4/30 – Mon-Tue closed; Wed-Thr 11AM-8PM; Fri 11AM-10PM; Sat 8AM-10PM; Sun 8AM-8PM. 5/1-9/30 – Mon-Tue Closed; Wed-Thr 11AM-9PM; Fri 11AM-10PM; Sat 8AM-10PM; Sun 8AM-9P”  ~S. Wilson

CONROE LONE STAR EXECUTIVE AIRPORT (KCXO) Black Walnut Cafe “I love the food AND the view!  Serving breakfast & lunch daily from 7am – 3pm.”  ~J. Freund (editor)

CYPRESS (KEYQ)  Carls BBQ

DALHART  (DHT) The Red Baron Restaurant 

DALLAS (F69) Air Park 

DALLAS (KRBD) Delta Charlie’s 

EASTERWOOD FIELD AIRPORT in College Station (KCLL) Koppe Bridge “This is your quintessential $100 hamburger trip. The hamburgers are fresh and big enough to feed two. Fries are fresh cut and crispy. Counter-staff are mostly young coeds, friendly and cute (my daughter would say the guys are cute too). Just a short trip from KCLL – go out on Harvey Mitchell, right on Wellborn, less than a 1/2 mile on your left – you’ll likely miss it because it doesn’t look like a burger joint! Have fun.”  ~Jack’s Restaurant Listings
Cafe Eccell “My favorite place to take clients or meet our Aggie son for lunch! Courtesy car available on first come basis, a short drive from KCLL.”  ~J. Freund, editor 

FT WORTH HICKS AIRFIELD (T67)  The Beacon Cafe & Country Store

 

FREDERICKSBURG (T82) The Hangar Hotel & Diner “the Airport Diner at Fredericksburg Gillespie T82 is good too. You can also get a courtesy car if you want to go in town for the day.”  ~C. Caselli

GALVESTON, TX (KGLS)  Bryants Jungle Cafe  “Jungle Restaurant is walking distance, crew car if you get there early.”  ~ G. Whitfield

GRAHAM, TX (KRPH) Clayton BBQ “across street at north end. 940-549-5090 – Wed-Fri 11AM -8PM; Sat-Sun 11AM-2PM (Closed Monday-Tuesday)” ~S. Wilson
Dairy Queen “across street at north end. 940-549-4977 – Sun-Thr 7AM-10PM; Fri – Sat 7AM-11PM” ~S. Wilson

GRANBURY (KGDJ)   “Four courtesy cars and the Best Little Town in Texas” ~T. Woodward

GRAND PRAIRIE (KGPM)  Radial Cafe & Mixed Up Burgers   “Mixed Up Burgers at Grand Prarie Municipal is really really good! I also second the Cafe at Lancaster.”  ~J. Jones

HICKS, TX (T67)  The Beacon Cafe & Country Store “Hicks Field weekend breakfast buffet. Head and shoulders above anything else anywhere. 12 bucks all you can eat omelette and pancake bar.”  ~J. Bielamowicz  “The restaurant at hicks airport “t67″ has the best hands down. The restaurant got sold 2 or 3 years ago and the new owner has made it one of mine favorite place to fly in and eat at.”  ~J. Williamson

HOOKS AIRPORT in Spring (KDWH) Aviator’s Grill 

GORDONVILLE (3T0) Cedar Mills Marina “Grass strip, walk to marina and have a great breakfast or lunch, while looking at boats.” ~D. Dufrache

KEZER AIR RANCH in Springtown (61TE) Kezer Air Ranch 

LAJITAS (89TE) Lajitas Golf Resort & Spa 

LANCASTER (KLNC) Taxiway Cafe 

LIVINGSTON (00R)   Florida’s Kitchen

LLANO (KAQO)  Cooper’s BBQ  “Several courtesy cars and a suburban for going to famous Cooper’s BBQ.”  ~K Schmidt
China Wok “You are missing one of the best places. China Wok in Llano (it’s not the chain) amazing Chinese food.”  ~D. Cothran

LOCKHART (50R)  Black’s BBQ, Smitty’s Market & Chisolm Trail Bar-B-Que “They have a crew car by appointment and you can visit three of the best BBQ places in Texas.”  ~L. Goudeau

LUFKIN (KLFK) Angelina County Airport Cafe “the BEST hamburger place in Texas.”  ~S. Plentl 

MEXIA (KLXY) Kirby’s BBQ “open Wed – Sat” ~ M. Jones

MIDLAND (KMDD) Michael’s Charcoal Grill 

NAVASOTA (60R)  Pecan Lakes Golf Club “If you call ahead they will send a golf cart to pick you up or you can walk it. It’s about 300 yards south on the airport access road.”  ~C. Dowell

PORT ARANSAS (KRAS) Amelia’s Landing Hotel (temporarily closed due to Hurricane Harvey)

RANGER AIRFIELD (F23) Shooter’s Cafe “a short walk from the airfield on Cooper St”

ROCKDALE (4XA4)   Apache Pass 

ROCKPORT (KRKP)  Charlotte Plumbers can get a courtesy car or taxi” ~G. Young
Paradise Key Dockside Bar & Grill“15 min drive in one of their two courtesy cars. VERY friendly FBO attendants!”  ~G. Hughes

ROSHARON (TE88) Deli at Skydive Spaceland Houston

SAN ANGELO (KSJT) Above the Clouds Deli   “Located in the tower is a great new place for a fantastic burger, sandwiches, desserts and more. They have fun kids fly away meals and serve breakfast burritos, etc. Bring a picture of your plane and they will put it under their glass tables for everyone to see. If you don’t have a picture, they will take one for you. If you show your pilot ID you get a discount. Open 7 days a week from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm. They are fast, fun and have great food. (325-650-4002).”  ~Jack’s Restaurant Listings
Mathis Field Cafe 

STEPHENVILLE  CLARK FIELD MUNI (KSEP) Hard Eight BBQ “254-968-5552 – Mon-Thr 10:30AM-9PM; Fri-Sat 10:30AM-10PM; Sun 10:30AM-8PM”  ~S. Wilson
Pulido’s Restaurant  
“254-965-4702 – Mon-Thr 11AM-9:30PM; Fri-Sat 11:30AM-10PM; Closed Sunday”  ~S. Wilson
Castillo’s Restaurant  
254-968-5556 – Open 24 hrs a day! Every day!” ~ S. Wilson. “They have a courtesy car for free (might want to call ahead to make sure its available) & it’s about a mile away from some good places like Zimmerhanzel’s BBQ & Pockets Grill.  ~R. Nichols

STINSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT in San Antonio (KSSF) The Big Bib BBQ   “Big Bib BBQ on the field at SSF. Yummy!”  ~P. Brown 

SULPHUR SPRINGS (SLR) Red Barn Cafe “(across street from airport, bring cash!), 903-885-3332 – Sun-Thr 7AM-2PM; Fri-Sat 7AM-9PM” ~S. Wilson

TEXAS GULF COAST REGIONAL AIRPORT in Angleton/Lake Jackson (KLBX) Crosswind Cafe “On field restaurant. Monday through Saturday 11 am to 2 pm, and 5pm to 9 pm. Sundays 11 am to 3pm. Fabulous daily specials. Excellent soups, seafood, steaks and burgers. Park your plane right in front of the restaurant. Address: 7915 Airport Way, Angleton, TX 77515. (979-849-4005), Fax 979-848-3355.” ~Jack’s Restaurant Listings

TYLER-POUNDS REGIONAL AIRPORT (KTYR) Skyline Cafe “903-593-7455 – Mon-Fri 7:30AM-2PM; Sat 8AM-2PM; Sun 11AM-2PM”  ~S. Wilson

UVALDE (UVA)  Hangar 6 Air Cafe We flew in and were impressed with the atmosphere and food. They even have a play area for kids.”  ~M. Perkins

VICTORIA (KVCT) Sky Restaurant   The Sky restaurant at Victoria Regional Airport has reopened after hurricane Harvey.”  ~Lenny

WICHITA FALLS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT (KSPS) Gourmet On The Fly    “good food & a 13,000 ft runway if you need it.”  ~ L Lemons

WOODVILLE (09R)  Picket House 1mi from airport and they will pick you up (409) 283-2272.” ~G. Kalman


Ready to live with your plane?  

CALL ME!  (832) 563-6713

Happy flying,

~Jaqui

card

Texas law requires all real estate licensees to provide the following:

  Information About Brokerage Service

 

19 thoughts on “Fly-in Restaurants & Lodging

Add yours

  1. Updates for fly-in restaurants:
    1. Prop Stop Burger Shop in TPL will close early the summer of 2016. 🙁
    2. Cameron TX (T35) has THREE restaurants within a 6-minute walk. I’ve eaten at the first 2 in the spring of 2016:
    a. 50’s Cafe (www.50scafe.com)
    b. Casa Carrasco
    c. Big Bob’s

  2. You should list Lockhart, TX (50R) (The BBQ capital of the world). They have a crew car by appointment and you can visit three of the best BBQ places in Texas. Black’s BBQ, Smittys’, and Chisolm Trail.

  3. Graham, TX (KRPH)
    Clayton BBQ across street at north end. 940-549-5090 – Wed-Fri 11AM -8PM; Sat-Sun 11AM-2PM (Closed Monday-Tuesday)
    Dairy Queen across street at north end. 940-549-4977 – Sun-Thr 7AM-10PM; Fri – Sat 7AM-11PM

    Cedar Mills Airfield (3T0)
    Pelican’s Landing Restaurant ¼ mi south – 903-523-4500 – 10/1-4/30 – Mon-Tue closed; Wed-Thr 11AM-8PM; Fri 11AM-10PM; Sat 8AM-10PM; Sun 8AM-8PM. 5/1-9/30 – Mon-Tue Closed; Wed-Thr 11AM-9PM; Fri 11AM-10PM; Sat 8AM-10PM; Sun 8AM-9PM

    Stephenville, TX (KSEP)
    Hard 8 BBQ. 254-968-5552 – Mon-Thr 10:30AM-9PM; Fri-Sat 10:30AM-10PM; Sun 10:30AM-8PM
    Pulido’s Restaurant, 254-965-4702 – Mon-Thr 11AM-9:30PM; Fri-Sat 11:30AM-10PM; Closed Sunday
    Castillo’s Restaurant, 254-968-5556 – (Open 24 hrs a day! Every day!)

    Tyler, TX (KTYR)
    Skyline Cafe, 903-593-7455 – Mon-Fri 7:30AM-2PM; Sat 8AM-2PM; Sun 11AM-2PM

    Sulphur Springs, TX (KSLR)
    Red Barn Restaurant (across street from airport, bring cash!), 903-885-3332 – Sun-Thr 7AM-2PM; Fri-Sat 7AM-9PM

  4. Rockport — Paradise Key restaurant! 15 min drive in one of their two courtesy cars. VERY friendly FBO attendants!

  5. Please correct Smithville to Stephenville KSEP.
    Additional restaurant is Woodville (09R) Pickett House (1mi from airport) and they will pick you up (409) 283-2272.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: