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Nest Restaurant

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607 S Washington St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4549
830-990-8383
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Romantic Evening

My wife and I had a wonderful evening. The atmosphere was wonderful for a romantic dinner. It is an older house with separate rooms for dining so you have some privacy and the noise level is quiet enough to enjoy your conversation. The food was outstanding. I had the quail and my wife had the rack... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Freewolf297
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Seabrook, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Seabrook, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had a wonderful evening. The atmosphere was wonderful for a romantic dinner. It is an older house with separate rooms for dining so you have some privacy and the noise level is quiet enough to enjoy your conversation. The food was outstanding. I had the quail and my wife had the rack of lamb. Both were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We chose The Nest as our Valentine's dinner on a weekend getaway and it did not disappoint. The ambiance was lovely and service was excellent. We had the shrimp appetizer, which was incredible and we would have loved that dish alone as an entree portion. Then we had rack of lamb which had been recommended by our B&B hosts and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We visited The Nest while in Fredericksburg for the weekend. The food away awesome! The stuffed shrimp appetizer was amazing! The homemade bread was a nice touch. The scallops and steak were both fresh and tasty! The homemade ice cream was nice and light- liked the lavender! Great place for a romantic dinner!

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Menlo Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Nest is a gem hidden in plain sight, and the culinary crown of Fredericksburg with a wine list to match. Our dishes were perfectly prepared from top quality ingredients and served with attentive care. The most delightfully memorable New Year's Eve dinner anywhere in a very long time. Don't miss Nest if you're in the vicinity of Fredericksburg.

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Elegant homelike atmosphere with exceptional food imaginatively presented. The men ate the rack of lamb; the women the scallops. We shared the escargot appetizer (grilled and served in a martini glass) and a dessert. Every morsel was delicious. Our waiter was a friend of the chef who was "helping out." He was a gem. Highly recommend this restaurant assuming the... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We didn't expect to find a food lover's dream in a little house in the middle of Texas Hill Country. The portions were big, the meat tender and cooked to perfection, the vegetables crisp tender, the potatoes creamy and rich, the soup and salad fresh, and the deserts... I think we died and went to heaven! Then there's the staff.... More 

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Alleyton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We would definitely go again. Service was great, food superb. I had the 1/2 chicken and it could have served two. Homemade bread and fabulous flan for dessert.

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Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My original review of this restaurant was excellent. Second trip didn't go nearly as well. The bread was cold and stale and the steak undercooked. We ordered the profiteroles for desert and they were described on menu with coffee ice cream and chocolate sauce. The pastry was stale and tough and the ice cream was cinnamon. I detest cinnamon ice... More 

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Houston,Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The food was very good. The vegetable sides included with the dish were fantastic. The bread served was delicious. The service was very good.

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San antonio, texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This little restaurant, located in a historic home, was recommended to us. It is out of the way and not in the main stream of tourist attractions in Fredericksburg, thank goodness. Reservations are needed as it only seats around 14 people total. Our waitress was charming and very informative regarding each entrée. I did notice, however, that she paid a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 607 S Washington St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4549
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 830-990-8383

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?