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The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$10 - $15
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Italian, Seafood
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

TASTEBUD TEASERS‎
6
Steakhouse Deviled Eggs
Our spin on this southern classic. Six eggs stuffed w/ bacon, blue cheese, green onions plus an extra kick of flavor!
12
Trio Sampler
Choose‎ any 3 appetizers, your favorite dipping sauce & get to sampling.
8
Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried green tomatoes served w/ your choice of chipotle or ranch dipping sauce.
4
A bowl of guac +3
Chips N Salsa
Fresh homemade red, white & blue chips served w/ our homemade salsa. Tasty
10
Armadillo Eggs
5 stuffed jalapenos, brimming w/ cream cheese, cheddar & bundled in bacon.
8
Onion Rings
Fresh fried onion rings, served w/ chipotle aioli or ranch.
6
Potato Chips
Basket of fresh fried potato chips season them up w/ country ranch or spicy BBQ.
6
Cowboy Caviar
A country classic dip of black beans, corn, tomatoes, jalapeños & onions served w/ red, white & blue chips.
9
Dilly Boppers
What are dilly boppers you ask? A combo of onions, pickles & jalapenos battered fried to perfection! Served w/ ranch dressing.
10
Heart Stopper Fries
So good & so sinful… fries w/ cheddar & mozzarella cheese, bacon, jalapenos, bacon green onions, sour cream…oh & don’t forget the bacon.
LETTUCE LIVE HAPPY‎
House ranch, balsamic, blue cheese, raspberry vinaigrette, honey mustard, thousand island & Italian
Chicken small 9
Chicken large 10
Texas Salad
Served on a bed of romaine w/ avocado slices, olives, tomatoes, onion & cheddar cheese.
Beef tenderloin small 10
Beef tenderloin large 11
Texas Salad
Served‎ on a bed of romaine w/ avocado slices, olives, tomatoes, onion & cheddar cheese.
Shrimp small 11
Shrimp large 12
Texas Salad
Served on a bed of romaine w/ avocado slices, olives, tomatoes, onion & cheddar cheese.
11
Chicken Taco Salad
Shredded chicken atop a bed of lettuce, tomato, spanish rice, cheddar cheese, black beans, onion, sour cream, salsa & guacamole. Served in a freshly fried tortilla bowl.
Grilled chicken small 9
Grilled chicken large 10
Caesar Salad
Topped w/ tomatoes & fresh croutons made in-house.
Shrimp small 11
Shrimp large 12
Caesar Salad
Topped w/ tomatoes & fresh croutons made in-house.
9
Texas Wedge
A wedge of iceberg lettuce, topped w/ blue cheese, bacon, tomato, red onion & pecans. Because we are in texas & pecans make everything better
10
Tejas Cobb Tower
A tower of black beans, corn, tomato, avocado, mozzarella & cheddar served atop grilled chicken on a bed of lettuce.
9
11
Cranberry Feta
Salad of spring mix, topped w/ grilled chicken, cranberries, feta, walnuts & our raspberry vinaigrette.
MAIN EVENT‎
Served w/ two sides & a roll or cornbread. Items denoted w/ a come w/ no additional sides.
8
Chicken +3
Add shrimp +4
Gluten free pasta +2.
Pasta Primavera
A‎ colorful blend of sautéed tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers, broccoli & onions served over linguine pasta. Your choice of a cream, garlic olive oil, or garlic butter sauce. Gluten free pasta
10
12
Chicken Fried Steak
Try this hill country classic! Batter fried steak served w/ your choice of country or brown gravy.
8
10
Chicken Fried Chicken
Our chicken fried chicken rivals other menu items as one of our customer favorites!
8
10
Salisbury Steak
8 oz s teak w/ caramelized onions & mushrooms covered w/ homemade brown gravy.
16
8Oz New York Strip
You can’t go wrong w/ 8 ounces of cooked to order, tender & tasty steak!
11
Grilled Tilapia
Tilapia‎ fillet encrusted in garlic & herbs, cooked to perfection.
15
Mix Grill
Beef tenderloin, chicken breast, & house veggies all grilled together. A special so craved, it made the menu!
8
10
Smothered Chicken
Grilled chicken breast smothered w/ grilled mushrooms, onions & deglazed w/ marsala.
10
Meatloaf
The‎ smell alone is intoxicating. Even our staff can’t say no!
SILVERWARE NOT REQUIRED‎
All sandwiches come w/ onion, tomato, & lettuce unless noted, & are served on homemade white, wheat, or sourdough hoagies. All sandwiches are served w/ 1 side. Items denoted w/ a come w/ no additional sides.
10
Green BLT
Fried green tomatoes, lettuce, bacon, red onion & avocado. Regular BLT also available.
10
Sandwich Melt
Turkey‎ or ham, melted to gooey perfection w/ you choice of cheese.
10
Tomato Basil Wrap
Chicken, lettuce, tomato, onion, avocado & provolone cheese wrapped up in a tomato basil tortilla.
10
Pulled Pork
Slow smoked pulled pork topped w/ coleslaw on a toasted homemade bun.
10
Loaded Quesadilla
Seasoned shredded chicken w/ black beans, tomato, green onions & a blend of cheese served w/ a side of homemade salsa. Sour cream & guacamole available upon request.
12
Philly Cheesesteak
You don’t have to be in Philly to enjoy a cheese steak! thinly sliced ribeye steak, topped w/ grilled onions & perfectly melted cheese of your choice.
11
Buffalo Chicken
We love buffalo wings so much, we turned them into a sandwich! Crispy chicken breast, slathered in buffalo sauce & topped w/ coleslaw. Blue cheese dressing available upon request
12
Urban Cowboy
Thinly sliced brisket, crispy leeks, white BBQ sauce, topped w/ a fried egg & served on a bun.
11
Chicken Club
Your‎ choice of grilled or crispy chicken, topped w/ bacon, cheese, red onions, tomato & lettuce.
RIDGE BURGERS‎
All burgers are 1/4lbs & served on homemade white, wheat, or sourdough buns, & are 11 each unless specified.
11
The Steakhouse Burger
Blue cheese dressing, grilled onions & lettuce.
13
All American
Double down w/ this patriotic burger! Double meat, double cheese, double bacon, topped w/ lettuce, tomato & onion.
11
Cowboy Burger
Bacon, fresh jalapeno slices & onion ring topped w/ BBQ sauce.
14
Bison Burger
Smothered in wild mushrooms & swiss cheese.
11
Farmer John Burger
Bacon, cheese, lettuce, onion, tomato, & a fried egg.
9
Cheese +0.50
Bacon +1
The Classic
Hand-molded patty served on a fresh homemade bun.
SIDEKICKS‎
3
Side Salad
3
Grilled Veggies
3
Sautéed Spinach
2
Green Beans
3
Fried Green Tomatoes
4
Onion Rings
2
Pinto Beans
3
Mashed Potatoes
3
Baked Potato
3
French Fries
BREAKFAST‎
10
Eggcellent Breakfast
Three-egg‎ omelette w/ choice of toast, country potatoes, or biscuits.
Denver Omelet
Ham, mushrooms, bell pepper, onion & cheese
Veggie Omelet
Mushroom,‎ tomatoes, onion & bell pepper. An egg white veggie omelette is available, upon request, for a heart healthy breakfast.
Ham& Three-Cheese Omelet
Ham, cheddar, pepper jack & provolone
Texas Omelet
Ham, bacon, sausage & cheddar
Florentine Turkey Omelet
Spinach, turkey, mushroom, tomato, & mozzarella
10
Have It Your Way
Served w/ 2 eggs made to order, choice of 1 meat & 2 sides.
9
Farmer's Benedict
Sometimes tradition is the only way, but sometimes you have to switch it up a bit! Our take on eggs benedict is 2 biscuits topped w/ 2 eggs cooked to order, country potatoes & sausage gravy.
8
South Texas Migas
Two eggs scrambled w/ corn tortillas, tomatoes, onion, jalapeño & cheese. Served w/ 2 sides.
5
Oatmeal N Toast
Bowl of oatmeal & 2 slices of toast. Choose from homemade wheat, white, or sourdough.
BREAKFAST ON THE GO‎
2
Build Your Own Taco
Choose any 3 fillings; egg, potato, refried beans, bacon, sausage, chorizo, tomatoes, or jalapeño,
4
Breakfast Sandwich
Choice of ham, sausage, or bacon w/ choice of provolone, American, cheddar, or pepper jack & 1 egg (cooked to order).
4
Parfait
Greek yogurt layered w/ fresh fruit & homemade granola.
SIDEKICKS‎
2
2 Slices Bacon
2
2 Sausage Patties
2
Country Sausage Gravy
4
Grilled Ham or Turkey
2
Grits
3
2 Griddlecakes
2
2 Slices Toast
1
Country Gravy
2
1 Egg
2
2 Biscuits
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the food, the atmosphere, the bakery, the gardens. Very charming. Take a dessert home, the carrot cake cup cake was deeeeevine!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed the cupcake! Come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time there on Wednesday celebrating my dad’s 76th birthday. We have always had super friendly service, wonderful meals and love to take a walk around the grounds. They are setting up Christmas so it was extra beautiful. If you haven’t tried this...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2018

Cori, Tell your dad we said, "Happy birthday!" and we're very blessed that you shared the special evening with us! We're all decked out for Christmas now, with more than 30,000 magical lights! Our gingerbread village is a sight to behold, and select items in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited numerous times and all the food is delicious. Great atmosphere inside or outside. The garden area has a large variety of plants for sale and trees. I take out of town guest there.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Sandra! We are so happy you bring your family and friends to The Ridge! We appreciate you and your business!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Cafe at the Ridge. While the second time might not have been a charm, we will be going back a third time next time we visit the area. Our first experience was awesome, the second was what I'll call...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate your feedback! . We are continually working hard to provide the best made-from-scratch meals and provide excellent customer service here in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Thank you for your business and we look forward to...More

Reviewed July 1, 2019

My family and I were visiting friends in Hunt, Texas. Our friend recommended The Ridge and we all loaded up and drove to Kerrville. I am so glad we did! The area is so beautiful! We enjoyed a wonderful dinner - with gluten-free choices -...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2019

Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us at The Ridge Marketplace! We're so happy you found us and we look forward to serving you again soon. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed June 22, 2019

Met with 8 family members to celebrate birthdays. Got there ahead of "lunch hour" crowd. Seated fairly quickly and order was placed...then wait, wait, wait and wait. Six of our party were finally served pretty much at the same time, but apparently part of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2019

Hi Frances. Thank you for the feedback. It means a lot to us, and this issue will be addressed and taken care of. We hope you'll come back soon and give us another try. We are continually working hard to provide excellent customer service here...More

Reviewed June 20, 2019 via mobile

I must start by saying I have traveled and I have eaten but I have never entered a place in Texas that allowed me to feel like I was in another part of the world. What magical, creative, whimsical, palette altering experiences all created in...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are so happy you enjoyed our hidden gem just as much as we do! Looking forward to having you back soon!! Have a great weekend!

Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, delicious food and delightful atmosphere. This is a nursery and restruaunt. I couldn't get enough of the beautiful garden area!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2019

Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us at The Ridge Marketplace! We're so happy you found us and we look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed June 13, 2019

This is a fun place to visit and eat and shop. We had a burger with egg that was amazing. The waitress suggested I try my sweet potato fry with honey as a dripping sauce - amazing!!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Thank you for coming in and providing us with your review. We're happy you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate your business very much. We hope you'll come back in again soon!

Reviewed June 4, 2019

The food, the people, the environment are all great. This is such a unique place - garden center, restaurant, bakery and fun play area (also very unique) for kids. Definitely worth the short (very scenic) drive from Kerrville.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Rick M
Billy L, Owner at The Ridge Marketplace - Cafe at the Ridge, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2019

Thank you so much Rick! We are so happy you enjoyed your time! Come back and see us again soon!

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GrantM1381
April 12, 2017|
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Response from Billy L | Property representative |
We have many items that are gluten free on our Cafe menu, as well as gluten free desserts in the Bakery. While we do not offer gluten free bread on a daily basis, we do fulfill custom orders. Thank you!
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Carla1914
July 5, 2016|
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Response from OnTheRoadWithBoo | Reviewed this property |
Yes they serve wine and beer.
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