One of the many floats in the annual Round Top July 4th parade
Our Favorite Round Top Links:
Welcome to our links page. here are our favorite link sites to help you find what you are looking for in Round Top. They are some of the businesses and events that happen every year in the Round Top area.
Some of the sites contain maps on how to get to Round Top, and dates for upcoming events.
There’s no need to hurry in Round Top; take a stroll through town, you will be welcomed by shopkeepers, restaurateurs and gallery owners. Browse to your heart’s content or linger over dinner with family and friends. Round Top’s musical venues are casual and entertaining. We’ll be waiting for you.
The Round Top Family Library was formerly the Hope Lutheran Church, a historic gothic building first constructed in 1925. It was dimantled and moved in seven pieces from Milam county to Round Top and immaculately restored. The project was made possible by a generous gift from Sterling and Marianne McCall and opened its doors to the public in January 2003.
Whether you are looking for any special folk art item, artisan crafts, candles, creative decor, dolls, christmas crafts, antiques, country decor, gifts, clothing, something to eat or even buy country property Henkel Square Market has it all! Browse around and enjoy your visit! Our friends are filled with lots of antique and vintage products for your home and are the best websites!
Located in historic Round Top, Texas, The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts and its sole project, The International Festival-Institute at Round Top, were founded in 1971 by world-renowned concert pianist James Dick. Begun with a handful of gifted young pianists in rented space on the town square, the project is now an internationally acclaimed European-styled music institute for aspiring young musicians and distinguished faculty. Over a thirty nine year period and with the help of its patrons and friends, The James Dick Foundation for the Performing Arts has developed superb year round education and performance programs. It has created also an unique 210-acre campus - Festival Hill - containing a spectacular 1,100 seat concert hall, historic houses, extensive gardens, parks and nature preserves. Through its singular collection of rare books, manuscripts, archival material, music, and historic recordings, photographs and objects, the Festival-Institute is also known as an important center for research and scholarly study.
One of our favorite places! Click Here >> Round Top Coffee Shop Like walking into a dream. A high ceiling beautiful old country building with a music stage and a communal table and a side room with books and Chinese checkers. Beautiful Carolyn behind the coffee bar. Everyone is so friendly and will invite you to sit with them and join the conversation which includes topics from fencing to baby miniature donkeys to French antiques to boy scouts directing traffic during the blackout in NYC in the 70s. A painting of a woman with three dimensional eggs on it overlooks the scene, serene. Historical posters giving a bit of Round Top history.
We moved our four kids in 1987 from Houston to Round Top, Texas (pop. 81 and halfway between Houston and Austin), to run the 38 seat Round Top Cafe, which has been open since 1947. We serve a menu of "sophisticated comfort food" from shrimp stuffed quail to our "Great Steak" to the Pork Tenderloin with a peach 'n pepper glaze. We serve 100's of pies every week, in we ship 1000's of pies each year. So bring a bunch of friends to escape the city and enjoy a great dining experience with the Royers at Royers Round Top Cafe.
Mandito's is the Tex-Mex haven of Round Top restaurants. From our family to yours, we offer classic ingredients and an inviting cantina-style space. You'll feel right at home as your taste buds travel south of the border. Brought to you by the family behind Houston's ARMANDOS restaurant, Mandito's is proud to bring 40-plus years of culinary experience to Round Top, Texas. Bienvenidos!
Click here >> Lulu's Bringing Authentic Italian Flavor & World-Class Wines to Round Top Comfort food comes in all shapes and sizes — and Lulu’s offers something new in the way of Round Top restaurants. Fresh ingredients mix with traditional cooking styles, finished off with our award-winning wine list. Set within a rustic building with a beautiful stone facade, it's a treat for all the senses. Brought to you by the family behind Houston’s ARMANDOS Restaurant, Lulu’s is proud to put our 40-plus years of culinary expertise to work in Round Top, Texas. Stop in and take a seat.
Since 1995, the Round TopRegister has been the unique voice of the Roundtopolis. The Register is a mercantile of ideas located where country meets city and traditions meet transitions. Friendly as a country store. Comfortable as well-worn jeans. Colorful as grandma’s quilt. The Registercelebrates life in the Roundtopolis—and the people lucky enough to live in it.
Because the Register serves a blend of long-time and recent residents as well as visitors, the magazine focuses on lifestyle in its broadest and most inclusive sense.
The business is housed in a 1873 building within Bybee Square. It has premium wines, beers, old world pub charm, gourmet pizza, and light fare. Bottles of wine are sold in the front part of the building and everything else is sold in the rear part of the building. It is the newest happening place in Round Top. It is not hard to find just follow the crowd.
The Round Top Area Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) organization of volunteers dedicated to the education, awareness and appreciation of the customs, artifacts, architecture and people of the Round Top community. Come experience the history of Round Top, it's people and cultures with a tour of our historic complex. The 2nd Saturday of every month, 12:00 - 3:00 P.M. Free Admission. For more information, group tours or Pavilion Rental, 979.249.5058.