Locally Made Foodie Stops in Fredericksburg, Texas

Farm-to-table. Pick-your-own. What about locally made? Next time you visit Fredericksburg, Texas, plan to savor these locally-made favorites.


Chocolat (photo by Jill Dutton)

Specializing in liquid-center chocolates filled with spirits, wine, coffee, and fruit nectar, Chocolat is the sole American manufacturer using the European method which dates back nearly two centuries. Locally made and more than 28 years in business, Chocolat also offers silky fudge, truffles, colettes barks, caramels, and more.

Das Peach Haus

Das Peach Haus (photo by Jill Dutton)

Fischer & Wieser’s Das Peach Haus is home to all of Fischer & Wieser’s award-winning local products, from The Original Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce to Mom’s Garlic & Basil Pasta Sauce. It is also home to the new Culinary Adventure Cooking School, which utilizes Fischer & Wieser products and other local ingredients.

Dutchman’s Market

Dutchman’s Market

Open since 1986, Dutchman’s Market offers a fresh local meats counter, meat condiments, a cheese and smoked meats counter, and sandwiches made fresh every day. Custom butchering and processing is also available.

Fredericksburg Brewing Company

Fredericksburg Brewing Company

Brewing beer in Fredericksburg since 1994, the Fredericksburg Brewing Company is the oldest brewpub in Texas and offers award-winning fresh ales and German-style lagers brewed on-site in copper kettles. Grab a growler to fill up and take home with you, or even get a to-go cup to sip as you browse Main Street shops.

Fredericksburg Fudge

Fredericksburg Fudge

Completely made from scratch, Fredericksburg Fudge and Sundries uses all natural ingredients and no preservatives or fillers for their decadent fudge. They also offer more than 60 different candies, as well as daily samples of their sweets.

Fredericksburg Pecan Company

Fredericksburg Pecan Company

Opened a little more than 15 years ago, Fredericksburg Pecan Company offers local Texas Hill Country 100 percent natural pecans and pecan products, from the pure pecan to chocolate covered and spiced pecans, as well as gifts and tins.

La Bergerie Market

La Bergerie Market (photo by Jill Dutton)

The newest store on this list, La Bergerie Market, is stocked with wines, house-made charcuterie, hand-selected cheeses, Joju Bakery breads, and plenty of gift items.

Opa’s Smoked Meats

Opa’s Smoked Meats

Established in Fredericksburg about 60 years ago, Opa’s Smoked Meats crafts hand-made sausages using traditional methods, as well as other slow-smoked meats and hand-crafted head cheese, all made on-site. Pop in any time during operating hours for a sample.

Elk Store Winery & Distillery

Elk Store Winery & Distillery

Following in the footsteps of his great-grandfather, Todd Smajstrla, along with Scott Hladky, two Czech brothers from two different mothers, proudly produce small batch moonshine, gin, rum, and whiskey from a one-of-a-kind handmade Kentucky copper still.

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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Nancy Williams says:

    You recently blogged about the chocolate shop in Fredericksburg Texas. The pic was of my grandaughter. I did enjoy seeing that of course. It did get me interested in other places you have mentioned. Do you publish them or just blog…..i am very interested in following you on your adventures.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. jilldutton says:

      Hi Nancy, yes, that was a fun trip to Fredericksburg. That’s great that the picture is of your granddaughter! I enjoyed watching her make chocolates. This site http://www.usabyrail.blog is my where I post most of my articles. You can search the ‘destinations’ tab or view links to my writing clips at https://usabyrail.blog/about/writing-resumeclips/. Thank you for your comment!


  2. Jayme says:

    YUM! Thanks for sharing the list. I’m going to Fredericksburg this weekend and I’ll have to check some of these places out!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. jilldutton says:

      Yes, so many great foodie places to try. Enjoy your visit to Fredericksburg!


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