Office of Civic Engagement

Local Hot Spot Locales

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Looking for some great places with Georgetown flavor? Here are some great options within walking distance from campus.

*our local coffee dive
715 S Main (Town Square)

City Lights Theater
*movies where the staff wear top hats
behind Home Depot (I-35 N access road)

The County Seat
*$0.99 ice cream M-F 3-5pm
119 W 7th (Town Square)

Down The Alley Bistro
*great lounge to study and snack
118 W 8th (Town Square)

San Gabriel Writers’ League
*provides support and training for local writers

Monument Cafe
*amazing biscuits and local food, with daily specials
500 S Austin (off Town Square)

Georgetown Symphony Society
*brings notable musicians to town each season

Laurie’s Too Tea Room
*the best sweet potato fries and burgers in town
612 S Main Street (off Town Square)

Dog-Eared Books
*a plethora of rare and used books
109 E 7th (Town Square)

San Gabriel River Trail
*hike, walk, run, bike, stroll
San Gabe Park to Lake Georgetown

Market Days
*hand-made arts and crafts, live music, entertainment
2nd Saturday of each month Mar-Dec from 10-5pm (Town Square)

The Caring Place Thrift Store
*has everything you might need; also accepts items
2000 Railroad (off University)

Red Poppy Coffee Co. and the Georgetown Library
*more precious coffee space and free books
402 W 8th (off Town Square)

Williamson County Art Guild
*hosts shows, workshops and scholarships for artists of all ages
Gallery at 610 S Main

Assistance League of Georgetown Thrift Store
*top notch thrift items at a good price; also accepts items
603 W. University

Lake Georgetown
*lake, trails, camping, parks
3 mi. west of Georgetown

Bob’s Catfish-n-More
*great locale dive
4159 Williams (off San Gabrial Park)

Curious Glass & Gallery
*bargain weekend classes, unique glass items, and lively owners
820 S Austin (Town Square)

Georgetown Winery
*boutique winery, wine bar, and customizable wines/labels
715 S Main (Town Square)

Dia Thai Cuisine
*authentic Thai food
114 E 7th (Town Square)

*Mediterranean fusion cuisine made from scratch
at the corner of 8th and Church St. (Town Square)

First Fridays
*Town Square is open late w/ special events
6-8pm the 1st Friday of each month

Yoga at Grace Episcopal
*FREE for SU staff, faculty, and students
Monday 5-7:30pm; across University in front of Mabee Residential Hall

*FREE running groups, FREE yoga, and Zumba classes
809 S Main (Town Square)

Dos Salsa’s Mexican Restaurant
*the place for Happy Hour for the 21 and up
1104 S Main (off Town Square)